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When did Military Bases Become Gun Free Zones?

Found here on Breitbart.com by Awr Hawkins It hasn’t always been the case that only MPs can carry firearms on U.S. military bases. A mere twenty years ago, “gun free zones” made their way to these facilities under the watch of President Bill Clinton. According to a Washington Times editorial written days after the Nov. 5, […]
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on September 18, 2013

Virginia is test state for program that shares gun data

BY MARK BOWES Richmond Times-Dispatch Virginia has become the test state for a planned nationally linked program that will allow every law enforcement agency in the commonwealth — if they choose to participate — instant access to a shared database of records on recovered crime guns and investigative traces of those weapons. In the eight […]
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on September 17, 2013

NY Sheriffs Refuse to Enforce Cuomo’s Gun Control Law

Found Here on breitbart.com by Awr Hawkins A group of New York Sheriffs have announced that they will not enforce the gun control measures contained in the SAFE Act, which was signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo in January.   The SAFE Act limits magazine capacity to seven rounds, “prohibits the sale of certain […]
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on September 16, 2013

Colorado Dem Governor Goes All “Bloomberg” After Recall Rebuke

Found here on townhall.com by Michael Schaus Much to the dismay of New York City’s Mayor, the National Democrat Party, and Colorado’s increasingly partisan Democrat Governor, the historic Colorado recalls resulted in the ousting of two gun-control advocating state legislators. But, don’t expect that to stop the ruling political class from rolling their eyes at the […]
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on September 13, 2013

California Passes Gun Control Bill Banning ‘Assault’ Weapons

Found here by Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO (Reuters) – New sales of semi-automatic rifles with removable magazines would be banned in California under a bill passed by the Democratic-led state legislature on Tuesday, and those who already own such weapons would have to register them. The measure, which passed the state Assembly 44-31 and is expected to go […]
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on September 12, 2013

New York Sheriffs Tell Cuomo To Stuff His Gun Control Laws

Found Here on reason.com by J. D. Tuccille People tend to forget that the state of New York is really at least two distinct entities: the city and its surrounding bedroom communities on the one hand, and the rest of the state on the other. Earlier this year, Governor Andrew Cuomo (smirking at left) and […]
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on September 11, 2013

Colorado Senate President John Morse, State Sen. Angela Giron Ousted

Found Here on The Denver Post By Lynn Bartels, Kurtis Lee and Joey Bunch An epic national debate over gun rights in Colorado on Tuesday saw two Democratic state senators ousted for their support for stricter laws, a “ready, aim, fired” message intended to stop other politicians for pushing for firearms restrictions. Senate President John Morse […]
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on September 11, 2013

City Council Committee Approves Rewrite Of Gun Laws

Found here on chicago.cbslocal.com by Craig Dellimore CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago City Council Committee has approved a rewrite of the City’s gun laws that has both gun control and gun rights advocates claiming victory, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore. The ordinance headed for a full City Council vote Wednesday brings City gun laws in […]
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on September 10, 2013

Legislature expected to vote on new gun-control measures this week

Found here on latimes.com By Phil Willon The state Legislature this week is expected to decide whether to require special permits to buy ammunition and could outlaw the sale of rifles with detachable magazines. Both gun-control measures were introduced in the Democrat-controlled legislature in the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut in […]
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on September 10, 2013

Ohio town readies for battle over weapons in parks law

Found here on Foxnews.com The small town of Oberlin, Ohio is preparing for a big fight over a change in its law that would permit people to carry weapons in local parks, in accordance with a state statute. The change will have to be made over the opposition of many residents and the City Council. […]
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on September 9, 2013

Early turnout strong in Colorado recall effort on gun-control legislation

Found here on Foxnews.com Colorado residents go to the polls Tuesday to vote on whether to recall two state senators who supported stricter gun laws in the aftermath of two 2012 mass shootings. The recall vote effort appears to be the strongest backlash to such state votes — considering Democratic-leaning Connecticut, Maryland and New York […]
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on September 9, 2013

California’s slippery gun-control slide

Found Here on utsandiego.com by Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — Supporters of the latest spate of gun-control bills that will soon make their way to the governor’s desk insist they only are trying to close “loopholes” and that they won’t deprive Californians of their right to bear arms. But to peer at the future of gun ownership in […]
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on September 6, 2013

System called Alice to fight school shooters

Found here on sfgate.com by Jill Tucker If a gunman shows up at a school, teachers know what to do: lock their classroom doors, pull down the shades, turn out the lights and then hunker down with students to wait for the police. Such a lockdown would typically be set off by a coded intercom announcement […]
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on September 4, 2013

Gun company aiming for relocation to Pennsylvania after NY restricts sales

Found Here on foxnews.com When it comes to job creation, one state’s loss is another state’s gain. Kahr Firearms Group, a gun manufacturer, is moving its corporate headquarters from downstate New York to a 620-acre plot in Pike County, in the northeast corner of Pennsylvania. The move comes after New York earlier this year passed […]
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on September 4, 2013

National Gun Debate Hits Close to Home in Colorado Recall Vote

Found Here on NYtimes.com by Jack Healy COLORADO SPRINGS — Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg of New York and the billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad have each donated hundreds of thousands of dollars. The National Rifle Association is buying political advertisements. New York’s junior senator sent a fund-raising e-mail. And the election has attracted news coverage from […]
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on September 3, 2013

North Carolina Law Prohibits Police From Destroying Guns

Found Here on foxnews.com A new law going into effect this week in North Carolina law prohibits law enforcement from destroying unclaimed guns and firearms acquired through gun buyback programs. The so-called “save the gun” law passed the Republican-controlled Legislature in the spring as the state moved to strengthen gun rights in the wake of […]
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on September 3, 2013