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    In fact, VanDyke said the Second Amendment "means nothing if the government can prohibit all persons from acquiring any firearm or ammunition. But that’s what happened in this case." The logic of the violation is simple. According to VanDyke, California already has a "highly regulated framework" for law-abiding citizens to obtain firearms...
    Two California counties were found to have violated the Constitution’s Second Amendment when gun and ammunition stores were deemed nonessential and ordered to shut down in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the right to bear arms made gun and ammunition...
    A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that two California counties that shut down gun stores as nonessential businesses in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic violated the Constitution's Second Amendment.  Los Angeles and Ventura county officials had previously won lower court decisions stating that gun stores were not immune from shutdown orders established early in the...
    Alabama Sheriff’s Association director Robert ‘Bobby’ Timmons is reportedly working with Mike Bloomberg-affiliated Moms Demand Action to defeat the constitutional carry legislation before legislators this session. The NRA-ILA, the lobbying arm of the National Rifle Association of America (NRA), points to a report by 1819 News wherein Timmons is quoted explaining his disappointment that the Supreme...
    A teenage carjacking suspect is hospitalized in critical condition after a Thursday night shootout with an armed Philadelphia driver. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports a 16-year-old carjacker allegedly tried to take a 60-year-old man’s “white Pontiac at gunpoint…around 7:45 p.m. at Sharpnack and Cherokee Streets.” The man, a concealed carry permit holder, pulled a gun and exchanged...
    Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) Wasn’t Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene stripped of her committee assignments last year amid her support of racist and anti-Semitic conspiracy theories and advocating for the execution of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and former President Barack Obama? Yes? Yes, she was. And now, well, she’s at it again, this time urging Americans to...
    Rep. Haley Stevens took to social media to ask Capitol Police to investigate Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene after the Georgia Republican did an interview suggesting the use of "Second Amendment rights" against Democrats. “I am concerned about the mental health of my colleague from Georgia,” the Michigan Democrat wrote on Twitter, asking Capitol Police⁩...
    The Philadelphia driver who shot an alleged carjacker around midnight Tuesday advised others considering a life of crime to “stay in school, don’t play with guns.” 6 ABC reports that the driver was in the Fairmont area of Philadelphia when he found himself face-to-face with an alleged armed carjacker. FOX 29 notes that the driver,...
    Alex Edelman / AFP Rep. Haley Stevens (D-MI) called on Capitol Police Wednesday to respond to Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s (R-GA) latest controversial comments suggesting “Second Amendment rights” could be necessary to combat Democrats and their policies. Greene, in a discussion about proposed gun restrictions in Georgia, told Sebastian Gorka on Tuesday: “Ultimately, the truth...
    Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., on Tuesday suggested using "Second Amendment rights" to fight Democrats while defending her proposal for a "national divorce" akin to the Southern states' secession of the 1860s. "Ultimately the truth is it's our Second Amendment rights, our right to bear arms, that protects Americans and give us the ability to...
    Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) brought up again the idea of a “national divorce” while defending “Second Amendment rights” as a means to fight back against tyrannical government – which she equated with the Democrats. “Ultimately the truth is it’s our Second Amendment rights, our right to bear arms, that protects Americans and give...
    Rep. Kat Cammack (R-FL) spoke with Breibart News during Turning Point USA’s Americafest and she made clear that all the gun control “sh*t stops” once Republicans retake control of the House. Matt Perdie Breitbart spoke to Cammack about the fact that America somehow made it past President Biden’s Spring 2021 control pushes–the strongest pushes during...
    On Wednesday, January 5, Georgia Governor Kemp made an announcement regarding the expansion of law-abiding Georgians’ Second Amendment rights. In a Twitter post Governor Kemp stated: “Now, more than ever, law-abiding Georgians want a strong commitment to the Second Amendment and the right to protect...
    Three-hundred-and-forty-six police officers were shot in the line of duty during 2021. The National Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) notes that 63 of those officers succumbed to their gunshot wounds. Also, FOP also points out that 130 officers were shot in “ambush-style attacks,” noting that such attacks on officers in 2021 went up 115 percent...
    Submit your letter to the editor via this form. Read more Letters to the Editor. No glamor for Newsom in fixing broken EDD One would think that, with all the fraud in the Employment Development Department, Gov. Newsom might do something about the perpetually broken unemployment, disability and paid family leave systems. They’re so understaffed...
    Mayor Jim Kenney’s (D) Philadelphia set a record with 562 homicides for the year in 2021. NBC reported that the 562 homicides represent “the most in the city’s history.” By contrast, there were 499 homicides in Philadelphia in 2020 and just over 350 in 2019. Another way to understand the surge in Philadelphia gun violence...
    The gun business is booming as the rich and famous flock to Beverly Hills’ only gun store, Beverly Hills Guns, for protection from the craziness that has overtaken day-to-day life in Los Angeles. Los Angeles Magazine reports, “Since opening in July 2020, the store has seen upscale residents from Santa Monica to the Hollywood Hills increasingly...
    1) Who introduced you to hunting and the shooting sports? I wasn’t “introduced” to hunting and shooting as much as I grew up with it! As a kid in rural New Mexico, hunting season was always a big deal. We’d have hunting safety classes in school – I’m sure my old certificate is in a...
    Submit your letter to the editor via this form. Read more Letters to the Editor. Anti-vaxxers traumatize others when they fall ill Those who refuse the COVID-19 vaccine are verifying my long-held conclusion: humans are suicidal, homicidal or both. Of course, those who are medically (not religiously) excused, experience breakthrough infection or are too young...
    At least 18 people were shot, one of them fatally, Christmas Eve into Sunday morning in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago. NBC 5 noted the one fatality occurred Christmas Day “in the 3000 block of North Avers” when a 24-year-old was shot and killed. Police received calls reporting the shooting at 10:37 p.m. and arrived to...
    Police indicated that two men were shot and killed on a Bronx street corner just hours after Christmas Day. The New York Post reports that gunfire erupted “at the intersection of East 168th Street and Morris Avenue,” leaving a 31-year-old dead at the scene and a second man fatally wounded. No one saw the shooting...
    Twelve people were shot, one of them fatally, Thursday alone in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago. ABC 7 / Chicago Sun-Times reports that the fatality was a 58-year-old man discovered with fatal gunshot wounds around 10:00 p.m. Thursday. Police found the man outside “in the 5500 block of South Emerald Avenue.” He was taken to...
    A shootout inside the Chicago-area Oakbrook Center left four people injured late Thursday afternoon. NBC News notes that three people were struck by bullets, and the fourth injury was an individual who hurt their ankle while trying to run away. WIFR reports that Oak Brook Police Chief James Kruger indicated the injuries are not life-threatening....
    One person was killed in a Burlington Coat Factory shooting in North Hollywood, gun-controlled California, Thursday morning just minutes before noon. KTLA reports that police first got a call about an “assault with a deadly weapon,” then another call that made clear a shooting was taking place. LAPD Captain Stacy Spell said, “While conducting that...
    An elderly Pennsylvania homeowner shot and killed an alleged half-naked intruder Wednesday just before 11:30 a.m. WGAL reports that the homeowner and his wife are in the 70s and were in the house when 54-year-old Steven Shaffer allegedly entered the home while not wearing pants and began assaulting them. The husband asked the wife to go...
    Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) said he believes conservatives may be nearing a point where the right to bear arms will be necessary in order to revolt. Gohmert has been one of the leading purveyors of the Big Lie that the 2020 election was stolen from Donald Trump. According to a report in Rolling Stone,...
    In fact, Franks wants to rewrite the Second Amendment to protect reproductive health. She proposed: "All people have the right to bodily autonomy consistent with the right of other people to the same, including the right to defend themselves against unlawful force and the right of self-determination in reproductive matters. The government...
    Thirteen-year Border Patrol Agent Roy Cantu warns that Biden’s border crisis could soon get worse and urges Americans to “utilize your Second Amendment” for safety. FOX News reports that Cantu told the NRA that Biden’s vaccine mandate for all federal employees means agents must either get vaccinated or give up their jobs. He noted that if...
    A law professor argued in a Boston Globe op-ed that the First and Second Amendments should be rewritten to change how it defines the freedom of the press and the right to bear arms. Mary Anne Franks, a professor at University of Miami School of Law and author of “The Cult of the Constitution: Our...
    A report by the South Florida Sun Sentinel suggests Florida is on track to become the 22nd constitutional carry state. Constitutional carry is a “priority” for the Republican-led Florida legislature, the Sentinel reported. Rep. Anthony Sabatini (R) has already introduced legislation to do away with the concealed carry permit requirement for Floridians. Open carry without...
    All alleged Houston, Texas, home intruder died Saturday morning after a homeowner opened fire, shooting him in the head. Click2Houston reports that the incident occurred about 2:20 a.m. ABC13 notes that the homeowner was in his house looking out through a window when he spotted individuals near his fence. He went and retrieved his gun...
    Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd praised a Lakeland, Florida, man for shooting an alleged intruder Wednesday saying, “He shot him a lot.” Steven Stillwell, 42, allegedly threw a flower pot through glass doors in hopes of gaining entry into the house, WFLA reported. The Lakeland resident then shot Stillwell “three times.” Stillwell was still alive when...
    What are the details? A spokesperson for the Times told both the Daily Caller News Foundation and the Washington Post that Marquis had since been fired over the ordeal. "The employee has been terminated from Wirecutter following our investigation related to inappropriate behavior,” the spokesperson said. “We expect our employees to behave in...
    The Biden White House renewed the call this week for lawmakers to repeal the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA). The PLCAA was signed into law by President George W. Bush (R) in 2005. It protects gun makers from frivolous lawsuits in instances where the guns in question were legally made and legally...
    The prosecutor in the case against the Oxford High shooting suspect is calling for more gun control in the state of Michigan. The Detroit Free Press reports Oakland County prosecutor Karen McDonald contends Michigan lacks sufficient controls over the way gun owners store their firearms. McDonald suggested Wednesday that Michigan laws are too lenient because they...
    A man grabbed an alleged robber’s gun and shot him dead near the University of Southern California early on Saturday morning. The Los Angeles Times reports the three alleged robbers exited “a vehicle in the 1300 block of West 35th Street,” approached the man, and made demands. The man refused to comply and there was a...
    Eric Greitens, Former Missouri Governor, Navy SEAL and current U.S Senate candidate, told Breitbart News Saturday that he’s “the strongest supporter of the Second Amendment in this race.” LISTEN:  Breitbart News Saturday host Matthew Boyle opened the interview discussing Missouri’s Second Amendment Preservation Act, which is a recently enacted law that “prohibits state agencies from helping the...
    The sheriff overseeing the investigation into the shooting at Michigan’s Oxford High responded to a reporter’s gun control question Wednesday by stressing the need for more prosecutions of criminals who use firearms. Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard was asked about the possibility of the Oxford High attack leading to consideration of “gun legislation.” Bouchard responded: We...
    The group later shared a video that reportedly featured Marquis' angry comments. "Hi, I'm a journalist with the New York Times. I’m just calling to wonder," a voice was heard saying. "I have two questions. How do you sleep at night? And aren’t you just a bit worried that there might be a hell?...
    The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated California 's ban on high-capacity magazines, saying it falls in line with the state's efforts to reduce gun violence and is compatible with the Second Amendment. The court voted 7-4 to reject claims by gun rights advocates that the Golden State's 2017 ban on magazines with more...
    Multiple people were shot when a suspect with a handgun opened fire in Michigan’s Oxford High School Tuesday afternoon, according to emerging reports. The Associated Press reports that police responded to calls about a shooting at 12:55 p.m. Detroit News notes that “several injured victims” were reported by authorities. Oakland County Undersheriff Mike McCabe said, “We...
    Oklahoma state Sen. Nathan Dahm (R) filed “Kyle’s Law” last week to shield state residents from politically-driven prosecution in situations where they act in self-defense. FOX23 reports the legislation, Senate Bill 1120, is designed to prevent residents from being forced to endure trials that are conducted for “political reasons.” Sen. Dahm noted if SB1120 becomes law...
    Although I participated in the countercultural "revolutions," antiwar protests and racial conflicts of the 1960s, it wasn't until August 2016 that I had my first truly unnerving intimations of a full-blown American civil war: Then-presidential candidate Donald Trump told a rally that if Hillary Clinton "gets to pick her judges, judicial appointments, nothing you can...
    Joe Scarborough bashed the conservatives who’ve rushed to make Kyle Rittenhouse a Second Amendment icon after his trial ended with a not guilty verdict. The topic came up as Morning Joe talked about how conservatives continue to downplay the storming of the U.S. Capitol, even as more of Donald Trump’s allies are getting subpoenaed over...
    The National Rifle Association has notched a big milestone: its 150th anniversary. "For 150 years, millions of Americans from all walks of life, races, colors, and creeds have been proud members of the National Rifle Association of America. From Presidents of the United States, military heroes, those with household names to rank and file Americans...
    Beto O’Rourke suggested during an appearance on CNN’s State of the Union that the Kyle Rittenhouse saga “makes the case” against AR-15 ownership. Host Dana Bash asked O’Rourke to give his take on the Rittenhouse “not guilty” verdict. O’Rourke answered: This entire tragedy makes the case that we should not allow our fellow Americans to...
    1) Who introduced you to hunting and the shooting sports? I grew up with my grandparents at our ranch in Camp Wood, Texas, so I spent a lot of time learning how to safely handle firearms from my grandfather. I still remember the first time my grandfather let me shoot a rifle. He told me...
    Legislation that would make Pennsylvania the 22nd constitutional carry state passed the state house yesterday and is heading to Gov. Tom Wolf’s (D) desk. The Associated Press reports that the legislation would do away with any municipal-level permit requirement for open carry and end the statewide requirement that law-abiding citizens get a permit in order to...
    Sean Krajacic-Pool/Getty Images. Kyle Rittenhouse is on trial for shooting three people, two of them fatally, amid the chaos of the protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin in the wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake. The teenager has become a cause célèbre in certain conservative circles, with his claim of self defense embraced by Second...
    An alleged intruder broke into a Sedalia, Missouri, home Wednesday and was shot after advancing toward the armed homeowner. The alleged intrusion occurred “early Wednesday morning,” KMZU reported. The homeowner heard noises, grabbed a gun, and searched the house, the Kansas City Star noted. He found the alleged intruder and told him to leave but police said...