Sunday Show Round Up

Evaluating mental health and base security after the latest Ft. Hood shooting
White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer

Lawmakers and military officials extended condolences to those impacted by the recent shooting at Ft. Hood on Sunday and addressed factors that may have played a role in the attack.

“We have challenges that we have to address as a result of this incident,” said Adm. Michael Mullen, former chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama.

Facebook Clamps Down on Gun Sales

Social media site caves to pressure from gun control advocates
A Facebook page for a gun exchange that may be banned by the new policies / AP

Facebook announced Wednesday it will work to restrict illicit gun sales on its networks after a months-long campaign by gun control activists.

Remington to Expand in Huntsville

Gun company cites Alabama’s support of Second Amendment in decision making process
Gun Debate Tradeshow

The world’s largest gun manufacturer, Remington Arms, officially announced today it would expand and build a new plant in Huntsville, Ala., creating 2,000 new jobs.

States Consider Measures to Sell Guns from Buybacks

Proponents say destroying firearms wastes potential revenue

Lawmakers in two states have introduced legislation that places restrictions on firearm buybacks by state and local governments, prohibiting such programs in some instances and requiring that guns be sold rather than destroyed.

Gawker Got Literally Everything Wrong About Florida’s New Warning Shots Bill

Families Against Mandatory Minimums, not the NRA, helped craft bill

The viral content blog Gawker published an article Friday headlined: “The NRA Literally Wrote Florida’s New Bill to Legalize Warning Shots.” However, a brief investigation by the Free Beacon revealed that the NRA literally did not write Florida’s new bill to legalize warning shots.