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  • California judge issues preliminary injunction blocking COVID ‘misinformation’ law: reports

    01/26/2023 12:08:20 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 25, 2023 9:47pm EST | Greg Wehner
    A California judge issued a preliminary injunction against a state law that empowers the Medical Board of California to discipline physicians who support opinions about COVID-19 that are not in line with the “consensus,” according to reports. The law, known as Assembly Bill 2098, was set to take effect on Jan. 1, 2023. Under the law, the Medical Board of California and the Osteopathic Medical Board of California could discipline physicians who “disseminate” information about COVID that is not in line with the “contemporary scientific consensus.” But in November, a group of five California physicians filed a lawsuit against California...
  • Gavin Newsom Blasts ‘Weapons of War’ After Handgun Used in Mass Shooting

    01/25/2023 7:49:00 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01-25-2023 | AWR Hawkins
    California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) railed against “weapons of war” after the suspected Half Moon Bay shooter used a handgun to kill seven people. Breitbart News reported the suspected shooter killed seven people in separate shootings on two mushroom farms early Monday afternoon. CBS News noted that the suspected shooter “drove himself to the substation located between the two businesses and surrendered to deputies.” They pointed out that the weapon used was “a [semiautomatic] handgun.”
  • Rights Protected by the Second Amendment are Being Restored, NOT Created

    01/24/2023 4:00:13 AM PST · by marktwain · 14 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | January 20, 2023 | Dean Weingarten
    U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)-— The jurisprudence of the Second Amendment is: it was ratified to protect the existing right of the people to keep and bear arms. It did not create new rights. One reason to protect the right was to enable the creation of militias from the armed population. It was well understood, at the time of ratification, the right to keep and bear arms included the right to do so for self-defense as well as community defense, for hunting, and included the ancillary rights to practice, buy, sell and make weapons, as well as ammunition and accessories for them. These...
  • AmmoLand News Cited in DC Mass Transportation Second Amendment Gun Case

    01/23/2023 3:58:31 AM PST · by marktwain · 2 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | January 19, 2023 | Dean Weingarten
    AmmoLand News has been cited in the Angelo v. District of Columbia case. The case challenges the constitutionality of a ban on carrying arms on public transportation in the District of Columbia. The AmmoLand article is cited, and the illustration is shown, on page 27 of the Memorandum of Points and Authorities submitted to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, on October 30, 2022.The article in AmmoLand News about the illustration of the street car scene in New York came about in this manner:The illustration was published on Freerepublic.com as part of a discussion about a...
  • Illinois gun control law slapped with restraining order by judge just days after it goes into effect

    01/21/2023 10:08:07 AM PST · by MacNaughton · 10 replies
    FOX News ^ | 1/21/2023 | Chris Pandolfo
    ... Effingham County Judge Joshua Morrison slapped the gun control law with a temporary restraining order after former Republican candidate for attorney general Tom DeVore sued to block the law. DeVore said in a press release that he's representing citizens from 87 Illinois counties who are challenging the law, which he called, "an outright attack on the constitutional rights of lawful gun owners across the state."Morrison's ruling only applies to 850 plaintiffs listed in the lawsuit in Effingham County and four licensed gun dealers.Pritzker said he was not surprised by the decision and accused the plaintiffs of advancing "ideology over...
  • Supreme Court rejects New York gun retailers' bid to block new concealed carry laws

    01/18/2023 7:15:37 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 18, 2023 6:15pm EST | Paul Best
    The Supreme Court rejected a bid by New York gun retailers on Wednesday to block a slew of new gun control laws in the state, which they argued violate their Second Amendment rights and hurt their businesses. There were no noted dissents in the order or explanations from the justices for their decision. “We are disappointed that not one of the nine justices saw fit to grant the plaintiffs some stay of enforcement of the new laws against them,” Paloma Capanna, the lead attorney for the New York gun retailers, told Fox News Digital on Wednesday. “We are challenging the...
  • Geraldo Rivera Says the ‘AR’ in AR-15 Means ‘Automatic Rifle’

    01/18/2023 7:52:49 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 160 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01-18-2023 | AWR Hawkins
    FOX News personality Geraldo Rivera backed President Biden’s push for an “assault weapons” ban and said that the “AR” in AR-15 stands for “automatic rifle” on Tuesday’s The Five. Newsweek quoted Rivera telling the co-hosts, “I submit to you, ladies and gentlemen, there is no legitimate reason … to have an AR-15.” He described the AR-15 as a “machine gun” that people own in order to make them feel “macho.”
  • Law-abiding citizens transformed into criminals overnight! A new federal rule puts law-abiding gun-owners in a tough place

    01/17/2023 6:29:55 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/17/2023 | John Klar
    After years of flip-flopping, the ATF has issued a rule recharacterizing guns with pistol braces, making millions of currently owned guns subject to federal "short-barrel" rifle registration, together with a $200 tax. The effect of this rule change is particularly potent in Connecticut, where existing laws banning so-called "assault rifles" are immediately triggered. Owners there of handguns with pistol braces cannot merely remove the brace if the weapon has a "forward pistol grip" or "second hand grip"; these guns are effectively rendered instantly illegal due to the fickle federal rule change. Prior to the rule change, Connecticut gun-owners could legally...
  • Biden’s MLK Speech: ‘Ban the Number of Bullets That Go in a Magazine’

    01/16/2023 6:18:14 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 85 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/16/2023 | Awr Hawkins
    President Joe Biden spoke on the Martin Luther King Jr. Day and reiterated his belief that it is time to “ban the number of bullets that go in a magazine.” Mediate.com published the portion of Biden’s MLK speech in which he pledges to ban firearms which Democrats label “assault weapons.” Biden said, “I am going to get ‘assault weapons’ banned. I did it once and I’m going to do it again.” He added, “And ban the number of bullets that go in a magazine.”
  • At Least 80 Illinois County Sheriffs Will Refuse to Enforce State's New Gun Laws

    01/15/2023 10:25:41 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 65 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 01/15/2023 | Rick Moran
    At least 80 county sheriffs and prosecutors have vowed not to enforce the new Illinois gun control law that bans 170 kinds of semi-automatic rifles and places limits on ammunition magazines. “The right to keep and bear arms for defense of life, liberty and property is regarded as an inalienable right by the people,” said Iroquois County Sheriff Clinton Perzee. “I, among many others, believe that [House Bill 5471] is a clear violation of the 2nd Amendment to the US Constitution,” he added. Perzee said he would not use his jail to detain people solely for violating the new gun...
  • Why Illinois’ new assault weapons ban might not hold up in court

    01/14/2023 8:06:35 AM PST · by rellimpank · 23 replies
    Chicago S-T ^ | 14 jan2023 | Frank Main and Tina Sfondeles
    Illinois’ new assault weapons ban is only days old, but it’s already on uncertain legal footing. Republican lawmakers and gun shop owners say so. But so do constitutional law scholars. Illinois Democrats who crafted the legislation — which took effect Tuesday and was enacted in response to the Highland Park Fourth of July parade mass shooting in which seven people were killed — say they’ve balanced safety concerns with Second Amendment arguments over individuals’ right to bear arms. But a U.S. Supreme Court decision last year could upend the new law and other gun restrictions elsewhere, legal scholars say. In...
  • Armed Samaritans in Bingo Parler Hold Man who Shot at Women

    01/14/2023 8:07:12 AM PST · by marktwain · 12 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | January 15, 2023 | Dean Weingarten
    Lee David Wilkerson from Escambia County FL Sheriff's OfficeThe Escambia County Sheriff's Office reported an incident occurred on January 4, 2023, outside the Bingo Paradise hall in Pensacola, Florida. Two women were reported to be approaching the entrance. One of the women told deputies they had come to obtain jumper cables from her mother, who was in the bingo hall. Suspect Lee David Wilkerson, 38 years old, is reported to have got into an altercation with the women, pulled out a pistol, hit one of the women on the head with the pistol, then fired several shots as the women...
  • GOP lawmakers, NRA slam ATF rule to regulate pistol braces: 'Unconstitutional overreach'

    01/14/2023 7:19:09 AM PST · by Blood of Tyrants · 65 replies
    Foxnews ^ | 01/14/2023 | Chris Pandolfo
    Republican lawmakers and gun rights groups blasted the Biden administration over a new rule that tightens regulations on pistol stabilizing braces. The Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco and Explosives (ATF) finalized a new regulation Friday that will treat guns with stabilizing accessories like short-barreled rifles, which require a federal license to own under the National Firearms Act. The move is part of a comprehensive gun crime strategy President Biden announced in April 2021, in response to the massacre at a grocery store in Boulder, Colorado, where a gunman using a stabilizing brace killed 10 people. A stabilizing brace was also...
  • Dems drop first anti-gun bill of the 2023 Legislative Session (New Mexico, bans large capacity magazines)

    01/11/2023 12:31:55 PM PST · by CedarDave · 37 replies
    The Piñon Post ^ | January 10, 2023 | Renato Costa
    On Monday, far-left New Mexico state Rep. Patricia Roybal-Caballero (D-Bernalillo) dropped the Democrats’ first anti-gun bill of the 2023 Legislative Session, H.B. 50. The bill is a magazine ban that would make violations of the bill if passed, felons. The bill reads, “It is unlawful for a person to possess or transfer a large-capacity magazine within New Mexico, except when the person is: a resident of another state who transports a large-capacity magazine into New Mexico for use exclusively in an established shooting competition” or “a peace officer, in accordance with the policies of the peace officer’s law enforcement agency,”...
  • Fast Facts: The Second Amendment

    01/07/2023 6:40:23 PM PST · by TBP · 13 replies
    Daily Mojo Facebook Page ^ | February 21, 2018 | Doc Thompson
    The facts about the Second Amendment in a short video.
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 1/6/2023 Newsdump Friday Prosecutor Fired After Filing Jeffrey Epstein Related Suit, Emergency Action On French Antibiotic Shortage, More Weapons For Ukraine, US Warship Goes Through Taiwan Strait

    01/06/2023 8:24:21 PM PST · by Nextrush · 7 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/6/2023 | Nextrush/Self
    The mother of the woman killed by US Capitol Police on January 6th, 2021 arrested today... In Newport News, Virginia a First-Grade teacher in critical condition with life-threatening injuries. A six-year-old student in custody... "in a free country professionals should not lose their jobs and licenses because they express a political opinion contrary to the licensing body" Canada's Opposition leader Pierre Poilievre speaking out on the move against Dr. Jordan Peterson... Portugal and the Netherlands joining the US aligned anti-Russia pro-Ukraine bloc of nations in requiring COVID testing... A Ukrainian drone brought down early Saturday morning over waters near Sevastopol...
  • Appeals Court Strikes Down Bump Stock Ban in 13-3 Decision

    01/06/2023 5:36:41 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 41 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/06/2022 | Awr Hawkins
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit handed down a 13-3 decision Friday striking down the regulatory gun control that banned bump stocks under former President Donald Trump. Reuters reported that the court intimated that actions on guns should be taken by Congress rather than the executive branch. Circuit Judge Jennifer Walker Elrod wrote the majority opinion for the Fifth Circuit and also opined that the framers of the bump stock ban did not provide “fair warning that possession of a non-mechanical bump stock is a crime.”
  • Open Carry of Firearms is Strong, Protected, Political, Symbolic Speech

    01/05/2023 3:56:32 AM PST · by marktwain · 28 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | January 3, 2022 | Dean Weingarten
    The open carry of firearms is strong, protected, symbolic, and political speech. It sends a clear, specific political message: The power of government is limited by the Constitution.The government is not allowed to disarm free people who are peaceable. Symbolic political speech is protected by the First Amendment. From mtsu.edu:Symbolic speech consists of nonverbal, nonwritten forms of communication, such as flag burning, wearing arm bands, and burning of draft cards. It is generally protected by the First Amendment unless it causes a specific, direct threat to another individual or public order.The simple wearing or carrying of firearms is not a...
  • Guns temporarily banned from Brazil's capital ahead of Lula da Silva's inauguration

    12/28/2022 7:41:31 PM PST · by Nextrush · 20 replies
    CNN ^ | 12/28/2022 | Stefano Pozzebon, Tara John
    --A Brazilian Supreme Court judge on Wednesday issued a four-day ban on carrying firearms in the capital as a precautionary measure ahead of the January 1 inauguration of President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. In his ruling that temporarily suspends the licenses of registered gun owners, Judge Alexandre de Moraes wrote that "terrorist groups financed by shameless magnates" have been committing crimes against the rule of law in recent weeks, which is why public safety had to be made secure via a temporary firearms ban. If a registered gun owner is caught in Brasilia with a firearm in those four...
  • Judge upholds Rhode Island's high-capacity gun magazine ban. Here's what it means.

    12/20/2022 8:03:17 AM PST · by AT7Saluki · 29 replies
    The Providence Journal ^ | 12/14/2022 | Katie Mulvaney
    The Second Amendment protects the right to people to "keep and bear arms," and at its core the right to self-defense, [judge] McConnell observed. [Reporter]The ban was a reasonable and measured approach to restricting large-capacity magazines, which in practice easily convert handguns into semi-automatic weapons capable of rapid fire, he said.