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$$$ by Steven Hsieh You know, for hunting. IPGGUTENBERGUKLTD/GETTY The clock is ticking for legislators to pass comprehensive gun control. With less than 36 hours left in the legislative session, the State Senate still hasn’t taken a vote on a bill that would increase the minimum age for purchasing semiautomatic rifles from 18 to 21. Show More Summary
There is no subject in the United States more childishly discussed than the one we have about gun control.
A few days after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., 16-year-old singer-songwriter Billie Eilish recalled watching clips of young survivors organizing for gun control, just hours after nearly being killed in their classrooms. Eilish was deeply moved, but the reaction from certain sordid corners...
After getting into a Twitter war with Donald Trump earlier in the week, Alec Baldwin was back on "Saturday Night Live," portraying the 45th president in the March 3rd episode. In the cold open sketch that started as an episode of "Anderson Cooper 360" (with Alex Moffat as Anderson Cooper), Baldwin...
Much went wrong leading to the massacre at Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. There were 18 direct calls to the Broward County Sheriff's office prior to the very disturbed Nicholas Cruz' rampage through the school, ending 17 innocent lives. T... Continue reading ?
This week has been all about gun control, and the House Democrats introduced a bill that would ban all semi-automatic firearms. Meanwhile, we’ve been deluged with a mass of misinformation about the deadliness of the AR-15 by people who know literally nothing about it. The president decided that consumers, apparently, aren’t paying enough for goods […]
By Julia Harte and Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A majority of Republican lawmakers in the tightest congressional races are changing their message on guns, expressing new support for restrictions after last month’s high school shooting in Florida, according to a Reuters review of the candidates’ public statements. Show More Summary
The House vote came after nearly seven hours of debate.
Why doesn’t the government do what the people want?
Elected officials are once again failing to lead on gun control in the aftermath of yet another mass murder, so leading companies are beginning to establish their own common sense rules.
The gun control debate needs more fact-based solutions.
Normally I don’t like to lift prose out of articles at length because I like to send traffic to the original post. That’s not necessarily true here. I don’t give a crap about The Weekly Standard for more than a few reasons, not the least of which is that they are gun controllers. Why else […]
PJM: A bipartisan group of senators today unveiled legislation requiring federal authorities to notify state law enforcement officials when a person barred from purchasing a gun attempts to do so. The NICS Denial Notification Act was introduced by Sens. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), Chris Coons (D-Del.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), and Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), and co-sponsored by Sens. John […]
ISIS fighters were gun controllers, remember. “ISIS was telling everyone, ‘We’re all brothers,’ ” Abu Malik said. “They let people smoke and drink. At the checkpoints, they distributed presents to the kids. They ate with people, drank tea with people. They were very nice—they didn’t bother anyone. Then, a week or so after they arrived, they […]
Have rifles and pistols changed their behavior from yesteryear and they are now out committing mayhem and evil? Or is it something else? This post Hidden Agenda or Ignorance Behind Gun Control? appeared first on AmmoLand.com.
State lawmakers passed a $400 million gun bill that would raise the minimum age to buy a gun, among other provisions. The bill now heads to the governor.
Tallahassee.com reports: The Florida House sent the state’s first gun control measures in 22 years to Gov. Rick Scott on a 67-50 vote. The measure that also creates a school marshal program to arm classroom teachers comes three weeks after 17 were slain at a Parkland high school. Show More Summary
On Wednesday's broadcast of "Morning Joe," Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) went to the mat with show co-host Joe Scarborough on gun control, AR-15s, and the Supreme Court.
Polls show solid support for stricter laws, especially after mass shootings. But there are also deep disagreement, staunch opposition and growing disenchantment with gun control. … Click to Continue »