Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke continued his campaign for a U.S. gun buyback program during a stop at Kent State University this week, and noticed that peaceful observers who were lawfully carrying firearms attended his rally. After the event, O’Rourke took the opportunity on social media to accuse the observers of bringing “assault weapons” to
Gaffe-prone Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee (D-Texas) claimed during one of her frequent calls for gun control that an AR-15 weighs as much “as 10 boxes,” and shoots a .50 caliber round. What are the details? Last week, PJ Media’s Nicholas Ballasy shared a clip on Twitter of Jackson Lee telling reporters, “I held an AR-15
The National Rifle Association crowned Beto O’Rourke the “AR-15 salesman of the month” last week amid the Democratic presidential contender’s anti-Second Amendment crusade. The group even suggested that O’Rourke’s anti-gun rhetoric could propel him to salesman of the year. Since the El Paso tragedy last month, gun control has been O’Rourke’s chief campaign issue. The
Struggling Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke is getting desperate in his quest to appeal to the far-left base, even declaring on his campaign website Thursday night: “The president of the United States of America is a white supremacist.” What are the details? O’Rourke is seeking to breathe life into his campaign
A man in Florida Is under arrest this weekend on charge of intimidation through a written threat, after a posting on Facebook, authorities say. “3 more days of probation left then I get my AR-15 back. Don’t go to Walmart next week.” That’s the threat allegedly posted by Richard Clayton, 26, of Winter Park, Florida.
Beto O’Rourke sparked a big reaction on Twitter this weekend when a clip showing him talking about AR-15s went viral. In what appears to be an attempt to thread a needle that no one was holding, Beto O’Rourke, in the clip shared by The Hill on Twitter, said, “If you own an AR-15, keep it.
A new bill recently introduced in Missouri State House would mandate that every state citizen within a certain age range own an AR-15 style rifle. What are the details? Missouri State Rep. Andrew McDaniel (R) this week introduced the “McDaniel Militia Act,” which declares that “every resident of this state shall own at least one
AWR Hawkins by AWR Hawkins18 Apr 20180 18 Apr, 201818 Apr, 2018 As a summer project, Breitbart News is doing an AR-15 build using parts and accessories from Radical Firearms, DoubleStar, Battle Tested Equipment, Sightmark, and others. At this point in building the AR-15, we have mated a Radical Firearms 16″ upper assembly with a DoubleStar
Screenshot by AWR Hawkins21 Mar 20180 21 Mar, 201821 Mar, 2018 MSNBC correspondent Joy Reid suggested the Great Mills High School shooter would have accessed an AR-15 to outgun the school’s resource officer “if the NRA had its way.” Breitbart News reported that the shooter, 17-year-old Austin Wyatt Rollins, used a Glock 9mm handgun in
by AWR Hawkins9 Mar 20180 9 Mar, 20189 Mar, 2018 The ATF is investigating after “school teacher and Democrat” Karen Mallard posted a video online which showed her cutting up an AR-15. Mallard is trying to unseat Rep. Scott Taylor (R-VA) by running on a gun control platform. She and her husband owned an AR-15,
ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images by AWR Hawkins2 Mar 20180 2 Mar, 20182 Mar, 2018 Dick’s Sporting Goods gun salesman Griffin McCullar resigned from hia job this week, citing a refusal to work in an environment dominated by “liberal policies.” McCullar’s resignation came a day after Dick’s announced it was banning sales of “assault rifles,” again. The
AP by AWR Hawkins1 Mar 20180 1 Mar, 20181 Mar, 2018 Kroger announced Thursday that it will not longer sell firearms or ammunition to persons under 21 years of age. The grocery chain sells guns and ammunition at its Fred Meyer stores in the western U.S. Those sales will continue but persons under the age
Former Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones says that Americans should not be allowed to own “assault rifles.” A columnist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution was tipped to Jones’ controversial opinion and put the question to the former player, asking him what he thought of guns today and the many mass shootings that have been perpetrated
George Frey/Getty Images by AWR Hawkins21 Feb 20180 21 Feb, 201821 Feb, 2018 During the February 21 CNN Town Hall, Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) indicated that the he wants to ban over 200 different rifles in response to last week’s Florida school shooting. The Florida school shooter, Nikolas Cruz, used an AR-15, so Nelson wants
AP/Steve Ueckert by AWR Hawkins20 Feb 20180 20 Feb, 201820 Feb, 2018 Washington state’s Jason Cazes is unilaterally raising the age for long gun purchases at his store to 21-years-old and older. As in Florida, the legal age to buy a long gun in Washington state is 18, while the legal age for handgun purchases
Getty Images by AWR Hawkins19 Feb 20180 19 Feb, 201819 Feb, 2018 On February 19 the Los Angeles Times claimed that there would be no mass shooters if a “mass-shooting gun” like the AR-15 was banned. The Times claimed Florida attacker Nickolas Cruz would not have been able to hurt or kill nearly as many
LeBron James has not yet accepted Laura Ingraham’s invitation to debate the mixing of sports and politics. However, that doesn’t mean that LeBron has given up mixing sports and politics. James took the occasion of the NBA All-Star Weekend, to address the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkdale, Florida, on Wednesday.
Allen G. Breed/AP by AWR Hawkins17 Feb 20180 17 Feb, 201817 Feb, 2018 Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) claims AR-15s are “not for hunting,” but ATF Associate Deputy Director Ronald Turk says AR-15s are “standard for hunting activities.” Nelson put forth his claim during a February 16 exchange with NBC News, wherein he said, “I have
Broward County Jail and Instagram via AP by AWR Hawkins15 Feb 20180 15 Feb, 201815 Feb, 2018 The day after the heinous attack on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, law enforcement officials indicated that alleged gunman Nikolas Cruz purchased his rifle legally. This means Cruz passed a background check to acquire the firearm. PIX 11 reports