2nd Amendment

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) attacked gun manufacturers during a campaign event Monday, saying that opposition to universal background checks is rooted in a desire to sell weapons to dangerous people. Gillibrand ranted about the National Rifle Association before turning her wrath to gun manufacturers, who she says are standing in the way of common sense
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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s proposed ban on “assault firearms” could potentially be applied to a majority of guns that are currently legal, according to The Washington Free Beacon. The National Shooting Sports Foundation said Northam’s proposal was so broad that it could lead to the confiscation of millions of guns from previously-legal owners. “The legislative
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Nearly 40 people were shot during the first three days of this week in gun-controlled Chicago. The wounded included a 15-year-old boy and a 4-year-old girl, while the deceased included a 21-year-old mother. The Chicago Tribune reports that twelve people, including the 4-year-old girl, were shot during one 12-hour period stretching from “Tuesday through early Wednesday.”
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Twitter/Facebook by AWR Hawkins30 Apr 20180 30 Apr, 201830 Apr, 2018 The father of slain Parkland school student Meadow Pollack filed a wrongful death suit Monday against Broward County Sheriff’s Deputy Scot Peterson. Breitbart News previously reported that surveillance video from outside Building 12 appears to show Peterson standing there while the shooting took place
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Alyssa Milano is calling fellow activists to join her in Dallas, Texas, May 5 to protest Vice President Mike Pence and the NRA Annual Meetings. The protest itself is one of the first orders of business for the newly launched #NoRA, the “No Rifle Association initiative.” #NoRA tweeted: We’ll be protesting the NRA convention in
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AP Photo by AWR Hawkins22 Apr 20180 22 Apr, 201822 Apr, 2018 Sheriff’s deputies removed firearms from alleged Waffle House gunman Travis Reinking in 2017 and now believe Reinking’s father may have given them back. The Tennessean reports that Reinking was forced to forfeit his Illinois Firearm Owner’s Identification (FOID) card after being arrested outside
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by AWR Hawkins21 Apr 20180 21 Apr, 201821 Apr, 2018 Yeti Coolers, a go-to for sportsmen around the country, is cutting ties with the NRA Foundation without explanation or prior notice. The NRA Foundation is a charitable organization. The separation comes although Yeti products have long been a staple at Friends of NRA Foundation Banquets and
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An unpublished Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study confirms Florida State University criminologist Gary Kleck’s findings of more than two million defensive handgun uses (DGUs) per year. Since the early 1990s, Kleck has maintained that there is a minimum of 760,000 DGUs annually. That is his low estimate; Kleck and research partner Marc Gertz
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The teenagers who survived a school shooting in February at a Florida high school that killed 17 people have been the focus of national media attention, including some making the list of Time magazine’s annual World’s 100 Most Influential People. And the Parkland, Florida teens are promoting the second National School Walkout taking place across the
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Illinois Democrats are pushing legislation to reward schools that use funding to hire therapists instead of armed guards. The legislation, HB4208, is sponsored by Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch (D-Westchester). It has 16 co-sponsors. The Associated Press reports that HB4208 “would allow schools to apply to an optional grant if they promise to reallocate funding for school-based law
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