Category Archives: Gun Rights

Republicans push gun silencer bill; Democrats fire back

Tuesday lawmakers debated the merits of a Republican-backed bill that would make it easier for individuals to buy gun silencers. Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., introduced the measure in the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act, the Hill reported. The provision calls for a less extensive and instant background check. Advertisements

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DOJ Cracks Down on Illegal Firearms: Charges Up 23% From Last Year

The legislative director of the NRA said the Trump administration has undertaken a “fundamental change” when it comes to going after illegal guns.  The Justice Department is on pace this year to prosecute the most illegal weapons cases since 2005. There have been more than 2,600 illegal firearm charges this year, up 23 percent from …

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California struggles to implement new gun-control measures

California has faced a number of setbacks in implementing the state’s latest gun-control measures, causing a number of deadlines to be pushed back and leaving some measures in legal limbo.

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Trump’s ‘feds’ now in Chicago to fight gun violence ‘epidemic’

Months after taking to Twitter to say he would send in “the Feds” to help reduce Chicago’s murder rate, President Trump’s administration has sent in agents to combat the ongoing violence.  Bet Rahm Emanuel hates that.

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Seattle gun tax failure? Firearm sales plummet, violence spikes after law passes

The City of Seattle passed a tax on all sales of guns and ammunition, and the measure was hailed as a way to defray the rising costs of gun violence. But since the tax took effect, those costs have only risen as gun violence in the city has surged. And the tax has apparently brought in much …

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VA governor calls for more gun control after Scalise shooting

McAuliffe you are one dumbass liberal who wants his armed guards, but to hell with everyone else. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) called for more gun control immediately following the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) at a congressional baseball practice this morning in Alexandria, Va.

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Florida sheriff who urged citizens to arm themselves stands behind message

Monday a Florida sheriff who posted a controversial message on social media urging citizens to arm themselves in self-defense the response has been overwhelmingly positive.

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Demand soars for concealed carry permits, data shows

The number of concealed carry permits in the United States has topped 15 million over the last year, according to data collected by the Crime Prevention Research Center.

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Gun sales remain near record levels in April

The number of gun-related background checks in April remained near record levels, FBI statistics released on Monday show. The National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) ran 2,045,564 gun-related checks in April. That represents a decrease of about a hundred thousand checks from the all-time record for the month of April set in 2016. It also is a drop of …

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Trump To Be First President Since Reagan to Address NRA Forum

The NRA announced that President Trump will speak at the organization’s annual leadership forum. The NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action’s executive director Chris Cox made the announcement on Twitter on Friday.

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