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  • Showdown in New Zealand: National Party Opposes Gun Registration

    10/25/2019 4:56:45 AM PDT · by marktwain · 11 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 23 October, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    New Zealand Gun Control New Zealand –-(Ammoland.com)- New Zealand has had relatively moderate firearms restrictions for most of its existence. As an extremely peaceful nation that evolved from the conflict between a collection of warring, cannibalistic tribes and the British Empire, it is a very successful nation. From 200 years ago to the 1990s, it was dominated by farmers and hunters.  New Zealand has a proud tradition of military prowess on both the Maori and British sides of its ancestry. The English pioneered the concept of individual rights in the modern era. Those rights were transferred to settlers in the English...
  • NZ Introduces bill for Mandatory Gun Registry, Claims No Right to Arms

    09/26/2019 6:55:47 AM PDT · by marktwain · 34 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 24 September, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    In New Zealand, the far-left government has decided a national gun registry is necessary. They have been unsuccessful in confiscating (with payment) most of the previously legally owned semi-automatic rifles in the country.  There has been massive civil disobedience among New Zealand gun owners. The party line of the leftist government is there is no right to own guns in New Zealand. They cannot be entirely sure of that, because part of the new gun control scheme is to place into law the premise that there is no legal right to arms for New Zealanders. From npr.org: New Zealand's...
  • Gun Registration is Gun Confiscation – Updated 2019 Edition

    09/12/2019 7:38:28 AM PDT · by marktwain · 27 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 10 August, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    The holy grail of those who wish us disarmed is gun registration. Once your guns are required to be registered, they are, in effect, already confiscated. A little thought will reveal to you why this is so.The Government will know who has legal possession of each firearm. They will know where the firearm is stored. When physical possession of the gun is desired, they can order you to turn it in. This has happened repeatedly. The historical examples include NAZI Germany, Soviet Russia, Red China, and Cambodia. Recent examples include Kosovo, Great Britain, Australia, New York, and California. Not...
  • Pennsylvania gun registry waste of money, resources

    03/24/2019 3:47:17 PM PDT · by richardb72 · 8 replies
    Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | March 24, 2019 | John R Lott Jr
    Pennsylvania Democrats want to register your guns. On March 15, state House Representatives Angel Cruz (D-Philadelphia), Mary Isaacson (D-Philadelphia) and Mary Jo Daley (D-Montgomery) proposed the Firearms Registration Act, from which only antiques and guns owned by law enforcement would be exempt. Gov. Tom Wolf strongly supports the bill. “The bill would require Pennsylvanians seeking to do anything with a gun, whether that be own, possess, sell or transfer, to apply for gun registration through State Police,” said Cruz. “This (Pennsylvania State Police) database will aid all law enforcement officials with investigations and with tracking missing or stolen firearms.” State...
  • New Boulder, Colorado AR-15 law seen as TEST for nationwide gun registration

    12/13/2018 12:46:53 PM PST · by SleeperCatcher · 71 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 12/13/18 | USA Features
    Unconstitutional: Whenever we see the Left moving to implement a new rule or law governing the use, handling, or ownership of firearms we are reminded of the very simple language of the Second Amendment, which reads in full: A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed. Liberal and conservative scholars and lawmakers have debated the meaning of “militia” and whether or not the founders meant that the Second Amendment applied only to organized state military forces. But others have noted that based...
  • One Democrat’s unremarkable flip-flop on a national gun registry

    08/30/2018 6:18:07 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | August 30, 2018 | JAZZ SHAW
    This race probably won’t draw too much national attention, but New York’s 23rd Congressional District has revealed a rather interesting election strategy by the Democrat who is attempting to unseat Republican Tom Reed. (Disclosure: I campaigned with Reed a couple of times in 2010 and 2012 but never worked for him.) The Dems selected Dr. Tracy Mitrano, a professor of law and communications, in the primary this summer. It was a crowded primary field and everyone had to stake out their progressive bona fides early on. As part of that effort, Mitrano went on record saying that she supported a...
  • California Farmer Attempts to Comply with Law and is Arrested

    06/09/2018 6:11:34 AM PDT · by marktwain · 35 replies
    Ammoland ^ | June 4, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Last month, April, 2018, the California Department of Justice raided prominent Kern County Farmer, Jeffrey Scott Kirschenmann. The justification for the raid was pictures the farmer had sent to the Department of Justice in an attempt to register a rifle. The DOJ claimed the rifle was an illegally modified “Assault weapon”.  During the raid, the DOJ confiscated 230 rounds of ammunition, a dozen guns, two objects claimed to be “silencers”, and some sort of trigger activator. There is reason to be wary of the accuracy of the claims of what was found during the raid. California law is very complex....
  • Australia Gun Culture, Ownership Increases in NSW and Australia: Part 6

    07/21/2017 8:48:15 PM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 19 July, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- In the above chart, the numbers are unclear. Is it 14,542 registered guns, or licensed gun owners in Tamworth, NSW, Australia? Is the increase since 2010 in registered guns, or licensed gun owners?The number of legal guns and likely, licensed gun owners, is increasing in Australia. It is difficult to know exactly how much it is increasing because statistics are not well kept. National statistics are uncertain because of differences in state systems.From an article in abc.net.au from 2011: Today, that national system is in a mess. No federal agencies or crime researchers were able to tell the...
  • Washington Post: The Purpose of Gun Registration is Gun Confiscation

    05/24/2016 4:30:47 AM PDT · by marktwain · 45 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 22 May, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    There was a recent domestic shooting in Maryland.  The presumed perpetrator was a federal law enforcement officer.  He is reported to have killed his estranged wife and two other people.   His wife had a protective order against him in March, and the Federal Protective Service, of which Mr. Tordil was a member, took his service firearm and seven other firearms.This was in Maryland, which requires handguns to be registered. From the washingtonpost.com: Sheriff’s deputies can’t be faulted for not knowing about that gun because, thanks to the national gun lobby and the cowardice of Congress, there is no...
  • Dem Guest to O'Reilly: Gun Registration Would Stop 'Majority' of Mass Shootings

    01/05/2016 6:16:04 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 53 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Looking for some comic relief after President Obama's teary announcement of new executive orders on gun control, and Chris Matthews' fawning interview of Hillary Clinton? You've come to the right place. On this evening's O'Reilly Factor, Dem strategist Nomiki Konst claimed that forcing law-abiding Americans to register their guns would stop the "majority" of mass shootings. You're killing me, Nomiki—you should excuse the expression. View the video here.
  • Scrapped: Maryland ends bullet ID program after 15 years, $5M and zero cases solved

    11/10/2015 10:16:16 AM PST · by richardb72 · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 10, 2015 | Perry Chiaramonte
    An ambitious plan by Maryland to catalog the “fingerprint” of every gun sold in the state -- making dealers fire a shot and send in the spent casing -- is being scrapped, literally. State authorities have conceded that the bullet ID program, enacted in 2000, cost $5 million, was plagued by technical problems and did not solve a single crime. Now, the 300,000 shell casings, one from every handgun sold in the state since the law took effect, will now be sold for scrap metal. "Obviously, I'm disappointed," former Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening, whose administration pushed for the database, told...
  • Appeals court strikes down parts of D.C. gun registration requirements

    09/18/2015 10:59:15 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 8 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 18, 2015 | Andrea Noble
    A federal appeals court has struck down as unconstitutional some of the District’s handgun registration laws, including requirements that gun owners re-register firearms every three years and are limited to registering only one pistol per month. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District ruled 2-1 on the case Friday, upholding some portions of the city’s gun laws but striking others because the District failed to prove that the requirements promoted public safety. Among the provisions that the appeals court struck down Friday was a requirement that registrants bring their firearms with them to MPD headquarters to be inspected and...
  • Hillary Taking on NRA in Quest for More Gun Control

    09/03/2015 2:44:27 PM PDT · by Up Yours Marxists · 38 replies
    New American ^ | September 3, 2015 21:20 UTC | Bob Adelmann
    (...) Following the on-air shooting of two television reporters in Roanoke, Virginia, she declared: “I feel just great heartache at what happened. I want to reiterate how important it is [that] we not let yet another terrible instance go by without trying to do something more to prevent this terrible killing that is stalking our country.” She added: "We have got to do something about gun violence in America — and I will take it on." She said the same thing back in July, in an obvious shift away from avoiding Second Amendment issues during the presidential campaign to avoid...
  • Connecticut's strict gun licensing law linked to steep drop in homicides? Not really

    06/16/2015 1:33:36 PM PDT · by richardb72 · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 16, 2015 | John R Lott Jr
    A new study in the American Journal of Public Health claims that the state of Connecticut’s 1995 gun licensing law has reduced firearm homicide rates by 40 percent. But this just released study gives academics a bad name. Not surprisingly, anti-gun activist and former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg and the left-wing Joyce Foundation funded the research. The study cherry picks which states with gun licensing laws are examined, which years are looked at, and the type of crime to study. Any normal researcher would look at all the states in the country that have passed a similar law...
  • Pfleger and Jackson vs. the NRA

    06/15/2015 10:14:13 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 19 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 15, 2015 | Daniel John Sobieski
    One would think that Catholic priests like Chicago’s Rev. Michael Pfleger, an early supporter of Barack Obama and his push for gun control, would not be bearing false witness against one of his neighbors. Yet there he was standing in front of Chuck’s Gun Shop in suburban Riverdale, Illinois, to blame it, and other legal businesses like it, along with the National Rifle Association, for the murder spree in the gun-controlled progressive worker’s paradise of Chicago. Standing with the camera-shy Rev. Jesse Jackson and the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence president Dan Gross in front of the gun shop,...
  • Gun Grab U.N. Arms Treaty To Take Effect Dec. 24

    11/13/2014 10:12:32 AM PST · by raptor22 · 46 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | November 13, 2014 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Gun Control: To some, concern over a U.N. Arms Trade Treaty set to take effect Dec. 24 is much ado about nothing. But a president unconstrained by Congress or the Constitution may try to impose severe limits on gun rights. All treaties must be ratified by two-thirds of the Senate, and that's not about to happen in the case of the unratified Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), particularly after the 2014 election that gave the GOP Senate control. The same, of course, could have been said about the Kyoto Protocol and other climate change deals that mandate that governments tie their...
  • IL: Chicago Man Shoots Pit Bull with Legal Gun

    11/08/2014 12:49:26 PM PST · by marktwain · 3 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 8 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    It is not uncommon for people to use guns to defend against aggressive dogs.  In this case, it was the owner who shot the dog, so there are few legal complications.   What is interesting is that only a little over a year ago, the possession of the gun in Chicago would likely have been illegal.   From cbslocal : The 26-year-old man was in lawful possession of the weapon and will not face charges, according to police. All handguns had to be registered in Chicago, and if the registration lapsed on handguns, you were not allowed to re-register them.   A...
  • Gun Registration: What's the Big Deal?

    05/30/2014 9:46:52 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 6 replies
    YouTube ^ | Colin Noir
    Video at link.
  • Alois Schicklgruber Advocated The Registration of Guns

    04/20/2014 5:53:42 PM PDT · by lbryce · 19 replies
    Google Plus ^ | April 20, 2014 | Staff
  • Obama Budget Lays Groundwork for Universal Gun Registry

    04/10/2014 4:20:23 PM PDT · by neverdem · 28 replies
    Gun Owners of America ^ | 10 April 2014 | Gun Owners
    Last Friday, Attorney General Eric Holder testified before a House appropriations subcommittee on behalf of his department's proposed budget for FY2015. Apparently, Holder didn't think anyone would read his written submission, because he all-but-admitted that Obama intends to implement a Universal Gun Registry by executive fiat.He also asked Congress to help fund so-called “smart gun” technology, which would prevent a gun from firing unless the shooter is wearing an accompanying bracelet or ring.“Smart guns” are a dumb ideaGiven that “smart gun” technology only works about 80 percent of the time -- according to the New Jersey Institute of Technology --...