Tag: Gun Control

Concealed carry in public is not a Second Amendment right:

Americans have no constitutional right to carry concealed firearms outside the home, a federal appellate court ruled Thursday in a decision that immediately came under sharp criticism from Second Amendment advocates. In a closely watched en banc ruling, the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a California law that requires a gun […]

Hawaii could be first to put gun owners in federal database

Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.   Most people entered in the “Rap Back” database elsewhere in the U.S. are those in “positions of trust,” such as […]

Obama Admin Seeks to Curtail Gun Rights of Those on Disability Benefits

The Obama administration is moving forward with plans to use the Social Security Administration to disarm American citizens deemed ineligible by government bureaucrats to possess a firearm. Earlier this year, President Obama signed an executive order that permits the Social Security Administration to report individuals to the FBI’s database used to determine an individual’s eligibility […]

California School District Votes to Allow Staff to Carry Guns

One California school district has voted to allow staff members to carry guns on campus.   The district says the policy was put in place to ensure the safety of students in case there is an active shooter situation.   William La Jeunesse reported on “America’s Newsroom” that Kingsburg High School District, near Fresno, is just the second […]

ATF: Gun Production More Than Doubled Since Obama Took Office

The production of guns has more than doubled since President Barack Obama’s inauguration in 2009, amid his frequent demands for more gun-control and fewer guns.   The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) has released its annual Firearms Manufacturing and Export Report, which shows that nine million firearms were built and sold in […]

Bill to OK Guns on Georgia Campuses Moves Closer to Passage

Georgia lawmakers moved one step closer to allowing licensed gun owners to carry concealed weapons on public college campuses, as some other states have done, when the proposal supported by the National Rifle Association won support from a Senate panel Monday.   The Senate Judiciary Committee backed the measure permitting those with concealed weapons licenses […]

REAL ID and Pennsylvania: Why a new license may change your ability to fly

Pennsylvanians may soon have to buy new, specialized drivers licenses in order to board a plane, thanks to an 11-year old federal law.   The REAL ID Act of 2005, passed by Congress and signed into law at the recommendation of the Department of Homeland Security after the 9/11 Commission, requires states to have more […]

Obama Wants ‘Billions For Gun Control’ In 2017 Budget

On February 9 President Obama released his 2017 budget proposal and it contains “billions for gun control.”   Much of this is to fund the various aspects of Obama’s January 5 executive gun controls, which include new FBI personnel to handle National Instant Criminal Background System (NICS) checks, more ATF agents, funding “smart gun” research, […]

Gun Control | 2016 Democratic Presidential Candidates

What do the Democratic Candidates Believe About Gun Control? Y=supports gun control N= Does not support gun control   Hillary Clinton: Y Hillary Clinton’s Gun Control Ad Swells ‘Gun Violence’ Number 66 Percent by Including Suicides Democrat presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton released a new gun control ad in which she combines suicides with firearm-related homicides and, […]

Gun Control | 2016 Republican Presidential Candidates

What do the Republican Candidates Believe About Gun Control? Y= supports gun control   N= Does not support gun control   Ben Carson: N * Ben Carson Is Right About Nazi Gun Control   If the Nazi regime didn’t think Jews with guns were a threat, then why did the Nazis ban Jews from owning guns? […]