Category Archives: Gun Rights
A report based on conviction data suggests that illegal immigrants in Arizona commit crimes at twice the rate of other residents. The Washington Times reported data from the Crime Prevention Research Center, illegal immigrants between ages 15 and 35 account for 3 percent of Arizona’s population but make up approximately 8 percent of the prison …
Philadelphia mother of two, Shaneen Allen was arrested during a traffic stop three years ago after she crossed from Pennsylvania into New Jersey with a loaded .380-caliber Bersa Thunder handgun — unaware that her concealed-carry gun permit in her home state was not transferable to another.
The House has approved a GOP bill making it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines — a move hailed by the NRA even as a similar Senate bill faces an uncertain future.
On Black Friday, the FBI was flooded with the hightest number of background checks in one day for gun purchases. There were 203,086 requests received by the bureau’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System, USA Today reported.
The enactment of bipartisan, common-sense laws to reduce the number of needless deaths caused by gun violence in our country is no longer a far-fetched idea. A group of senators, 5 each, Demonrats and GOP, recently introduced a bill to improve background checks and increase accountability on gun sales.
NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch said Sunday she was preparing to move from her home “due to repeated threats from gun control advocates.” In a series of tweets, Loesch explained some of the threats she has recently experienced.
California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein said no laws could have prevented the Las Vegas massacre last week that took the lives of 58 people and injured more than 500. Feinstein, a long-standing anti-Second Amendment senator, appeared on multiple TV shows pushing legislation to ban “bump stocks” in response to the Las Vegas shooting.
NRA official Chris Cox on Sunday defended the influential group’s call last week to look into whether a gun device used in the Las Vegas shooting massacre complies with federal law — arguing the move was not a call for a weapons ban and that gun-rights advocates welcome the effort.
Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine is getting fact-checked for claiming the Las Vegas shooter was “only” stopped because he did not have a silencer on his guns. The Virginia senator made the comments to The Washington Post on Monday, as his 2016 running mate Hillary Clinton made similar remarks – taking to Twitter to imagine how …
Of course they are going after the guns. Demonrats are afraid they will be turned against them. But yet they have their guns and armed guards. It sure didn’t take long for Demonrats to push for even more gun control, after the latest mass shooting in Nevada.