Missouri governor set to sign bill voiding federal gun laws

U.S. 06/12/21, 03:27

Following the Biden administration's planned regulations to regulate rifles with stabilizing braces, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson (R-Mo.) will sign legislation prohibiting state law enforcement agencies from enforcing new federal gun restrictions. According to Parson's spokeswoman Kelli Jones, the Republican governor will sign the "Second Amendment Preservation Act," which states that Missouri ...

Biden’s running mate for Vice President openly supports gun confiscation

2022 Campaign 08/13/20, 02:54

It's a first. Democratic presumptive presidential candidate Joe Biden has picked for his running mate a candidate who publicly supports gun confiscation. Sen. Kamala Harris (D.–Calif.) advocated for gun confiscation during her failed bid for the White House. Harris estimated there were multi-million legally owned firearms, and she was in support ...

Democrats ask President Trump to intervene with GOP on gun bill

Politics 09/09/19, 19:12

Congressional Democrats urged President Donald Trump to intervene with Republicans from the Senate on Monday, Sept. 9, to demand that a bipartisan bill be passed to expand background checks for gun purchases. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Trump’s “urgent, personal intervention is needed ...

Trump backs bid to strike down New York City gun laws at Supreme Court

Politics 05/18/19, 17:17

The Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court to strike down a New York City ordinance strictly regulating the transportation of firearms. The ordinance at issue prohibits licensed gun owners from transporting weapons to any location, save one of seven authorized gun ranges. License holders are not permitted to take their ...

Cory Booker proposes national license for all gun owners

2022 Campaign 05/06/19, 07:40

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is proposing that all gun owners be licensed by the federal government, a process that would include an interview and safety training. National licensing is one of more than a dozen specific proposals in a sweeping gun control agenda the U.S. senator from ...

New Zealand lawmakers pass initial vote for new gun controls

World 04/02/19, 01:09

New Zealand lawmakers on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly in favor of new gun restrictions during the first stage of a bill they hope to rush into law by the end of next week.The bill would ban the types of weapons a gunman used to kill 50 people at two mosques last ...

Australian PM rules out minor party deal to protect gun laws

World 03/27/19, 23:04

Australia's prime minister has ruled out any vote-sharing deal with an influential minor party in a bid to protect the nation's strict gun controls.Prime Minister Scott Morrison made his decision on Thursday after One Nation leader Pauline Hanson apparently questioned the official account of a 1996 massacre in which a ...

New cases of armed citizens stopping criminals in February

Opinion 03/08/19, 21:31

Last month, we documented some extraordinary examples from January of armed citizens relying on their Second Amendment rights to protect themselves and others. We pointed out that these were average, everyday Americans who were just going about their lives. They did not go looking for evil but were nonetheless prepared to deal with ...

House panel backs bill expanding gun-sale background checks

Politics 02/13/19, 20:52

A key House committee approved a bill Wednesday to require background checks for all sales and transfers of firearms, a first step by majority Democrats to tighten gun laws after eight years of Republican rule. The House Judiciary Committee voted in favor of the bill 23-15, sending it to the House ...

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