House Republicans have introduced an amendment to the bill that funds the Department of Justice which would prevent the executive agency from using any funds to ban “green tip” .223 ammunition.
The District of Columbia Police Department said it has not issued any gun-carry permit denials since a federal judge ruled the city’s requirement that applicants show a special need to carry a firearm unconstitutional.
Vince Vaughn has come out as a major gun rights supporter in a recent interview with British GQ.
The District of Columbia has filed a request for a stay on last Monday’s ruling declaring part of the city’s gun carry law unconstitutional. “In its Order, the Court misinterpreted and misapplied the relevant case law and, as shown below, a careful balancing of the interests demonstrates that a stay of the Order, and an immediate administrative stay, should issue so that the District may pursue its appellate rights,” the city said in its filing.
House Democrats have introduced a bill which seeks to restrict online ammunition purchases as well as track large orders. The Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2015, introduced by Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-N.J.), would require people who purchase ammunition online to display a photo ID in-person in order to receive the order. It would also require ammunition sellers to report to the Attorney General’s office any time they sell 1,000 rounds or more over a 5 day period to the same buyer.
A court has ordered New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to release records from his SAFE Act’s assault weapons registry immediately as a result of a lawsuit filed against him by a radio talk show host.
Country music star Brantley Gilbert showed off his new pro-gun ink on his Instagram yesterday. “I wanted to take my support of the 2nd amendment to another level, so my boy Carl Grace came by the house and hooked me up yesterday!!!” he said of the tattoo in his post.
At least three times in the last year the Capitol Police officers have left loaded firearms in various bathrooms around the Capitol Building. The incidents have involved the security details for top congressional leaders and a child even came in contact with one of the lost firearms.
A bill introduced in the House of Representatives would remove race and ethnicity reporting requirements on Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) background checks for firearm purchases.