gun control

  by Hanna Bogorowski The gun control group founded by former New York City mayor and potential 2020 Democratic candidate Michael Bloomberg is launching a $5 million digital ad campaign targeting 15 key House races, specifically ones with incumbent Republicans. Everytown for Gun Safety, continuing its heavy multi-million dollar midterm spending, is placing $5 million
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  by Molly Prince An investor confronted the CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods on Wednesday at the annual shareholders meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, blasting the retailer’s recent anti-gun advocacy. David Almasi, a vice president at the National Center for Public Policy Research, attended the meeting representing the think tank’s Free Enterprise Project, according to Fox
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A maker of popular finance and tax preparation software recently made changes that negatively impacted firearms consumers and gun-related businesses. Several gun-related businesses were suddenly — and without warning — disrupted in recent weeks when Intuit stopped processing credit card payments because sales were gun-related, The Post has learned. Some of the payments stopped
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Dick’s Sporting Goods enacted a multitude of anti-gun policies including the hiring of several anti-gun lobbyists and those moves have caused several in the gun and hunting industry to cut ties and/or distance themselves from the troubled retailer. Last week, Springfield Armory cut ties with Dick’s Sporting Goods and because Dick’s owns the Field
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Springfield Armory, a major manufacturer of handguns and rifles, announced on Thursday that it was severing all ties with Dick’s Sporting Goods following reports that the retailer had retained three lobbyists to push Congress to restrict the Second Amendment. Dick’s Sporting Goods has now fully-abandoned hunters, firearms enthusiasts, competitive shooters and anyone else fond of their Second Amendment
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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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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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by John Binder22 Apr 2018Washington, DC0 22 Apr, 201822 Apr, 2018 Kansas Secretary of State and gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach told SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Saturday that the current system of congressional apportionment which counts all residents, whether they are United States citizens or not, “grossly distorts representation in Congress.” During an interview with Breitbart News’ Political
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Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens, has called for “rational debate’ rather than politically motivated rhetoric” regarding the issue of gun control. “The murder of innocent children in our nation’s schools by mentally disturbed individuals cannot be tolerated. Nor should it become political campaign fodder. Yet that is exactly what is bound
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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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Last week, Vermont Governor Phil Scott hurriedly signed the state’s first gun control laws in many decades.  He did this in violation of his repeated campaign promise that he would not support additional gun regulations.  One of the newly-passed gun-control laws limits rifle-magazines to 10 rounds of ammunition and handgun magazines to 15 rounds of
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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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Gun control proponent David Hogg is pushing a boycott of mutual fund companies invested in firearm manufacturer stocks. This follows his boycott of Fox News’s Laura Ingraham, which resulted in her initially losing advertisers and apologizing to him only to have her viewership jump 20 percent. Now Hogg is targeting BlackRock, Vanguard Group, and a
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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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Caught in the whirlwind of adoring television interviews, newspaper profiles, rally speeches and teenage groupies, David Hogg has not had time to ruminate on one of the great truths of our media-driven age: The long arc of history doesn’t bend toward justice. For individuals, it bends toward obscurity. In other words: David Hogg, meet
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Carlo Allegri/Invision/AP by AWR Hawkins1 Apr 20180 1 Apr, 20181 Apr, 2018 Parks and Recreation’s Nick Offerman is blaming “close-minded NRA fanatics” for refusing to give gun control a chance. He is especially bothered that such “fanatics” will not go along with the numerous Second Amendment restrictions proposed by Michael Bloomberg-funded Everytown for Gun Safety.
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by Ian Hanchett27 Mar 20180 27 Mar, 201827 Mar, 2018 On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) responded to former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens’ call to repeal the 2nd Amendment by saying he wants every Democrat to say whether they support repealing the 2nd Amendment. Graham began
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Cheryl Senter/AP Photo by Jerome Hudson27 Mar 20180 27 Mar, 201827 Mar, 2018 Documentary filmmaker and left-wing activist Michael Moore had a revelation about the legal age to vote in America after Nikolas Cruz killed 17 people with a legally purchased AR-15 rifle at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Michael Moore took to Twitter
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