Background Checks

AP Photo/Mary Altaffer by AWR Hawkins18 Apr 20180 18 Apr, 201818 Apr, 2018 Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN) is pushing to end Citibank’s federal contract after the finance giant adopted new gun policies that do not respect the Second Amendment. Citibank currently enjoys a $700 billion contract with the General Services Administration (GSA), and Rokita is
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Joe Raedle/Getty Images by AWR Hawkins3 Apr 20180 3 Apr, 20183 Apr, 2018 Background checks for gun sales shattered a record in March while celebrities and Parkland gun control activists pushed for more restrictions on Second Amendment rights. The previous record for March was 2,523,265 background checks in 2016, but FBI numbers show there were 2,767,699
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Twitter by AWR Hawkins4 Mar 20180 4 Mar, 20184 Mar, 2018 A PAC founded by a former Clinton staffer erected a billboard in Pensacola, Florida, which suggests the “NRA is a Terrorist Organization.” The Pensacola News Journal reports that Mad Dog PAC is behind the billboard and that one of Bill Clinton’s former White House staffers,  Claude
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Brennan Linsley/Associated Press by AWR Hawkins16 Feb 20180 16 Feb, 201816 Feb, 2018 Minnesota is coming off a year of record-breaking background checks for gun sales coupled with statistics that show record low violent crime. CBS Minnesota reports that “the state set a new record for firearms background checks” in 2017. That record follows the
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