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  • Illinois House passes assault weapons ban, advances to Senate

    01/06/2023 8:44:03 AM PST · by smokingfrog · 59 replies
    abc7chicago ^ | 1-6-23 | Diane Pathiu
    The Illinois House passed a modified ban on high-powered weapons and large-capacity magazines early Friday. The assault weapons legislation quickly advanced to the full House and after late-night debate passed on a 64-43 vote. The bill would ban the manufacture, sale and possession of dozens of firearms defined by the state as assault weapons. The Protect Illinois Communities Act was created in response to the Highland Park mass shooting. The bill would immediately end the sale of assault weapons and would allow FOID card endorsement of legacy weapons with a 300-day grace period. Active-duty and qualifying retired law enforcement would...
  • Appalling moment New Orleans girl, 12, brandishes GUN on classmate after vicious brawl on school bus - only for her brazen mom to DEFEND her by saying: 'She was being bullied'

    08/25/2022 2:04:09 AM PDT · by Morgana · 49 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | August 25, 2022 | Joseph Michalitsianos
    A 12-year-old girl in New Orleans was arrested after a video surfaced of her retrieving a gun following a fight on a school bus - only for her mom to defend her by saying: 'She was being bullied.' The girl was in a brawl on the bus on Friday, during which she and the girl she was fighting with pulled each other's hair. She then she reportedly got off the bus, grabbed the pistol from a nearby car and banged on the door of the bus while screaming. When the driver did not open the door for her, she brandished...
  • DOJ Says Medical Pot Patients Have No Right To Bear Arms

    08/09/2022 5:29:00 AM PDT · by Brilliant · 88 replies
    Law360 ^ | Aug 8, 2022 | Sam Reisman
    The U.S. Department of Justice told a Florida federal judge on Monday that the Sunshine State's medical marijuana patients had no Second Amendment right to possess firearms since they were breaking a federal law. The DOJ's brief was filed in response to a lawsuit brought by the commissioner of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and three Florida residents, who allege a federal rule barring medical marijuana patients from having guns is unconstitutional. In its motion to dismiss the case or secure a favorable judgment, the government countered that the policies being challenged by the lawsuit only apply...
  • Woman who opened fire in Dallas Love Field airport was denied gun sale twice

    07/27/2022 10:49:59 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 26 replies
    At a news conference at police headquarters, García said the gun Portia Odufuwa, 37, used Monday was not registered under her name, and added that she tried to buy a gun in Texas at least two times since 2016, but was denied because of an outstanding traffic warrant out of New Mexico. It is unclear how she obtained the gun, and García said Tuesday police had not yet searched her home or talked with people she knows to discern a motive.
  • Test case? State's voters to decide on nation's strictest gun control Weapon purchase would require permit, magazines over 10 rounds banned

    07/22/2022 8:58:47 AM PDT · by rktman · 79 replies ^ | 7/21/2022 1949 hrs edt | wnd news service
    Oregon voters will decide this fall on a proposal that would require a permit for gun purchases and ban magazines higher than 10 rounds, except for current owners, law enforcement and the military. Initiative 17, the Reduction of Gun Violence Act, has surpassed the minimum number of signatures required, 112,080, Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan's elections division said Monday, Fox News reported. If approved, an applicant for a gun permit would be required to complete an approved firearm safety course, pay a fee, provide personal information, submit to fingerprinting and photographing and pass a criminal background check. The National...
  • Man swings bat at street windshield cleaner, is fatally shot (Baltimore)

    07/07/2022 8:07:59 PM PDT · by KevinB · 76 replies ^ | July 7, 2022 | AP
    BALTIMORE (AP) — A man was shot and killed after he swung a baseball bat at a person who cleans windshields at intersections for cash, Baltimore’s police commissioner said Thursday.The 48-year-old man who was shot was driving through an intersection near Baltimore’s Inner Harbor in the afternoon when he encountered so-called squeegee workers and had a heated interaction, Commissioner Michael Harrison told reporters.Squeegee workers, also known as squeegee kids, consist mostly of teens from low-income neighborhoods who clean drivers’ windshields at intersections in exchange for money. Some drivers in Baltimore have complained about them.The man drove through the intersection, parked...
  • I Trust Kyle Rittenhouse With A Gun More Than I Trust Alec Baldwin

    11/19/2021 11:57:26 AM PST · by raptor22 · 25 replies
    The Constitutional Conservatives ^ | November 19, 2021 | Daniel John Sobieski
    The Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms and the right to bear arms is what has really been on trial in the Kyle Rittemhouse proceedings in Kenosha, Wisconsin. His use of that “giant gun”, as the lib cable media describes his AR-15, to defend himself has been on trial, not the rioting, looting, burning and killing that has occurred in the BLM/Antifa riots that ravaged the nation in 2020’s “mostly peaceful” protests. That he successfully defended himself with that AR-15 against a less than stellar cast of pursuing attempted murderers that were part of a raging mob of...
  • San Jose will make all gun owners in city pay for costs of gun violence

    06/30/2021 12:42:59 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 76 replies
    SF Gate ^ | June 30, 2021 | by Eric Ting
    In the wake of the VTA rail yard mass shooting in May, the San Jose City Council unanimously passed two first-in-the-nation gun control measures that are already creating controversy. One measure requires all gun owners to obtain liability insurance for their firearms, and a second measure requires all gun owners in the city to pay an annual tax that would go towards emergency services responding to gun-related calls. San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo said the measure is an attempt to compensate taxpayers for the costs of gun violence. “While the Second Amendment protects the right to bear arms, it does...
  • ATF Nominee And Waco Special Agent David Chipman Lied In Pushing For Massacre

    06/04/2021 12:36:50 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 10 replies
    The Constitutional Conservatives ^ | June 4, 2021 | Daniel John Sobieski
    No, that is not David Chipman standing in the ruins of the burnt-out Waco compound, site of the 1993 slaughter of members of the Branch Davidian religious group led by David Koresh. He was too busy back at the office helping to manufacture and disseminating lies about what went on at the compound to justify a brutal, murderous, and unnecessary assault. The animus he exhibited in his tenure at ATF towards gun owners and gun rights, to the point of using violence as a gun-control tactic, reflects a view he holds today and shares with the likes of Biden “gun...
  • Common Sense Gun Control - Prosecute Hunter Biden For Federal Gun Crimes

    04/08/2021 12:35:27 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 16 replies
    The Constitutional Conservatives ^ | April 8, 2021 | Daniel John Sobieski
    oe Biden is a liar and a hypocrite. His attempted executive order end-run around the Second Amendment contains nothing that would have prevented recent mass shootings and certainly wouldn’t make people in cities like Chicago safer on any given weekend. For example, restricting people from making guns at home from kits and regulating gun parts accomplishes nothing – no one is being killed with home-made “ghost-guns” Gang-bangers and drug dealers fighting for turf do bit spend their time making guns from kits. C’mon, man, get real. He lies about the lack of background checks at gun shows allowing undesirables to...
  • Syrian Muslim Boulder Shooter Motivated By Biden's Bombing Of Syria

    03/26/2021 11:18:46 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 14 replies
    The Constitutional Conservatives ^ | March 26, 2021 | Daniel John Sobieski
    Boulder shooter Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, no white supremacist he, just may have carried out his murderous grocery store massacre in retaliation for U.S. activities in the Middle East, including Joe Biden’s bombing of Syria little more than a month into his presidency. If so, he would be the latest in a line of Islamic terrorists who have tried to wreak revenge for our war on terror by slaughtering innocent Americans. On Feb. 25, a moth into his presidency, the Biden administration wagged the og and bombed Syru, conducting an airstrike that reportedly killed 22 Iran-backed fighters in an apparent...
  • Nancy Pelosi Replaces Beto O'Rourke As Biden's AR-15 Gun-Grab Czar

    03/10/2021 1:56:16 PM PST · by raptor22 · 62 replies
    The Constitutional Conservatives ^ | March 10 2021 | Daniel John Sobieski
    During the 2020 presidential campaign, Texas Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke often bellowed on how, if elected president, he wanted to take away your firearms, specifically your “military-style” AR-15 through a mandatory gun buy-back program, something unconstitutional on its face and a direct infringement of the right to keep and bear arms enshrined in the Second Amendment, During the Democratic presidential primary debate on October 15, 2019, the Congressman responded to the question of how he intended to enforce that proposed gun buyback program: Although he hasn’t offered exact specifics on the program, he did share some additional details at the...
  • Parkland Dad Condemns Biden Gun Control Plans - Blood Is On Biden's Hands

    02/17/2021 10:27:32 AM PST · by raptor22 · 4 replies
    The Constitutional Conservatives ^ | February 17, 2021 | Daniel John Sobieski
    Appearing on Newsmax TV with host Grant Stinchfield, Andrew Pollack, father of Parkland victim Meadow Pollack, blasted Joe Biden’s exploitation of the third anniversary of the Parkland shooting to push draconian gun control regulations that amount to a virtual repeal of the Second Amendment, saying none of Biden’s plans would have prevented the mass shooting tragedy at Meadow’s school and that “Biden’s wishes are a lie.” Andrew Pollack is the author of “Why Meadow Died: The People and Policies That Created the Parkland Shooter and Endanger America’s Students”. Meadow was his daughter, who was killed during a school shooting on...
  • BREAKING: Supreme Court rejects challenges to silencer laws.

    06/10/2019 7:46:24 AM PDT · by Carriage Hill · 91 replies
    CNN ^ | 6/10/2019 | Ariane de Vogue
    The Supreme Court on Monday denied a request to take up a challenge to a federal law requiring the registration of some firearms including silencers. Challengers in the case believe the Second Amendment protects such firearm accessories. An appeals court had held that a silencer is not a "bearable" arm protected by the Constitution. The case comes as a silencer was used during the recent Virginia Beach massacre and President Donald Trump suggested he'd look into restrictions on gun silencers. The Trump administration had also urged the court not to take up the issue. The order was issued without comment...
  • A Nation of Children Wants a Nation of Gun Control

    03/04/2018 6:48:28 AM PST · by rktman · 44 replies ^ | 3/4/2018 | Jeremy Egerer
    In the history of protests, there is probably nothing less inspiring than a high-schooler refusing to go to school. It's as if the children threatened not to eat their vegetables; or as if a bad Catholic, upset with the bedrock teachings of the Church, refused to go to Mass. You can refuse any number of things, but you can't refuse in the most fun way possible, and if you refuse your food, the response of your "oppressors" should be then don't eat your food. It's your life, and should you choose to ruin it by getting skinny or playing hookey,...
  • Trump’s Sudden Love of Gun Control Isn’t That Sudden

    03/01/2018 10:56:00 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 82 replies
    © 2018 National Review ^ | March 1, 2018 10:33 AM | By JIM GERAGHTY
    Donald Trump, a Manhattan real-estate mogul who had traveled with his own personal security for years, had never really been a “gun guy.” In his 2000 book, The America We Deserve, he wrote, “I generally oppose gun control, but I support the ban on assault weapons and I also support a slightly longer waiting period to purchase a gun.” Even in his remarks accepting the (NRA) endorsement, Trump made comments that suggested he found owning a lot of guns . . . kind of worrisome. “My sons are members,” Trump declared. “They have so many rifles, so many guns, that...
  • Tampa Bay Times: ‘Shall Not Be Infringed’ Does Not Mean What It Says

    03/31/2015 5:52:30 AM PDT · by rktman · 49 replies ^ | 3/30/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    On March 26, the Tampa Bay Times responded to the numerous pro-Second Amendment bills making their way through the Florida legislature by suggesting that “gun rights are not absolute.” In other words, “shall not be infringed” does not mean “shall not be infringed.” According to the Times, the numerous gun rights bills–especially campus carry–show that Republican legislators are controlled by the NRA and do not understand that if certain limits are not placed on Second Amendment rights, public safety is sacrificed.
  • Shakeup at Guns & Ammo after gun control column backfires

    11/08/2013 6:06:15 PM PST · by servo1969 · 46 replies ^ | 11-8-2013 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    The top editor of Guns & Ammo became the second employee of the venerable firearms magazine to lose his job after a column advocating gun control backfired, prompting rifle-toting readers to unload on the publication. In a statement posted Wednesday on the InterMedia Outdoors-owned magazine’s homepage, Jim Bequette apologized to “each and every reader” of the magazine for Dick Metcalf’s column that appeared in its December issue, which generated “unprecedented” controversy and left readers “hopping mad” in regards to the magazine’s commitment to the Second Amendment. ********** In his column entitled “Let’s Talk Limits: Do certain firearm regulations really constitute...
  • "American Rifle and Pistol Association" -- the new name for Handgun Control, Inc.

    10/03/2013 12:53:05 PM PDT · by pabianice · 35 replies
    NRA - ARPA ^ | 10/3/13
    Now comes the latest gun-grabbing set of liars. Check-out their ridiculous website, which claims that ARPA is a "common sense set of hunters and target-shooters" who want to be "a third voice" in the gun debate. The web page asks you to sign-up. There is no article or link that actually tells you who they are or why they want your name and email. The site offers absolutely nothing. Noted in this month's "First Freedom."
  • The myth of 'modest gun control'

    10/03/2013 9:02:31 AM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies
    St. Louis Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 3 October, 2013 | Kurt Hofmann
    Advocates of ever more restrictive infringements on that which shall not be infringed almost universally refer to the current infringement du jour as a "modest" "gun control" measure. Examples are far too numerous to count, but here are a few: "Obama unveils modest new restrictions on some guns," "Gun Lobby’s Effective Use of Second Amendment to Scuttle Even Modest Safety Measures," "Leahy Introduces Modest Gun Safety Measure in the Senate," etc., etc. As discussed in this column yesterday, forcible citizen disarmament advocates view "modest" measures as the essential "thin edge of the wedge" to start "progress" toward outright banning of...