Generally speaking I’m not opposed to background checks. Superficially, they just seem like a good idea. Then I see how the background check process can be manipulated to slow legal access to firearms or potentially completely shut down sales without doing anything more than deciding “hey we’re simply not going to fund that anymore”. What’s [...]
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Chris Christie once again shows no matter the label an Eastern Republican is not a conservative. If anyone tries to foist this guy on the party for the Presidential nomination they’re going to be in for a very rude awakening. At least I hope they are….
I guess having the press conference on top of the graves of 20 corpses would be unseemly…
Mexico, a country with an unarmed population and open drug cartel warfare in the streets, had 54,000 Mexicans sign petition that the US needs more gun control. So now Mexico has joined China in this regard….
A nice little item from Ruger – Take Action Now!. There is no excuse for not hounding your elected representatives.
So Politico is reporting that the White House readies 19 executive actions on gun control. Like this is all the result of Biden’s ridiculous posturing at his meetings. Fact is they’ve been planning this for awhile and Connecticut just provided the opening they were waiting for while the press has been giving him cover claiming [...]
OK so if arming school security is so stupid then why is there already a Federal program for it called COPS which the Congress and the Administration have let the funding for slip… over the last few years the Obama administration and Congress quietly let federal funding for several key school security programs lapse in [...]
According to a Politico piece today West Virginia freshman Representative Tom Cotton has been flooded with calls in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook shootings, 9-to-1 against supporting any new gun control. Keep it up…. repeatedly.
As we being the battle to retain our rights it might be nice to remember that according to the FBI more people are killed with hammers and clubs than a rifle of any kind. But those are facts and we know politicians seldom let facts get in the way.
The media will compare Senator Feinstein’s proposed Assault Weapons Ban to the 1994 ban but if you read it you’ll find it’s considerably more draconian. Chiefly any grandfathered weapon would become an NFA weapon requiring the same treatment as a real assault rifle or machine gun. Whether the semi-autos will be machine guns ($200 transfer [...]