Beretta USA, one of the nation’s largest firearms manufacturers, will move its manufacturing and approximately 300 jobs out of Maryland because of the state’s new gun control laws, the company said in a statement Tuesday.
Vice President Joe Biden wielded a military-style assault weapon (of war) in front of a group of children, the Washington Free Beacon has learned.
The following image, obtained exclusively by the Free Beacon, shows Biden wielded what appears to be bright yellow object resembling an “assault weapon.” The photo was taken at the vice president’s annual summer kick-off party at the Naval Observatory. It is unclear if the weapon is loaded.
Democrat incumbent Sen. Mark Udall (Colo.) will receive support from an out-of-state gun control group in his reelection campaign, after backing stricter gun laws in the past.
The National Rifle Association’s legislative arm said gun rights advocates should stop bringing rifles to restaurants and other businesses, calling the activities “downright weird” in a blog post Friday.
In fact, Democrats have raised money off of tragedies before, such as the 2013 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., in which 20 children were murdered.
In June 2013, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) posted a blog entry demanding a vote on new 2nd amendment restrictions in response to the tragedy, alongside a giant red “CONTRIBUTE NOW” button.
The attorneys general of 22 states have filed an amicus brief in a lawsuit that seeks to overturn New York’s SAFE Act, claiming the law is unconstitutional.
Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange filed the brief in the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals as part of the lawsuit NYSRPA v. Cuomo, which was filed by individual gun owners and organizations challenging New York’s gun ban.
My must read of the day is “Up in Arms: Georgia Governor To Sign Controversial Gun Bill Wednesday,” in NBC News.
March was the third biggest month for firearm background check numbers in the National Instant Criminal Background Check systems history, according to numbers release by the FBI. That number changes when data is adjusted, Guns.com reports.