Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R., Texas) introduced a bill with support from the National Rifle Association that would incite states to submit information about individuals with serious mental illnesses to the federal background check system for gun ownership.
During a time when the Obama administration is trying to prevent some senior citizens from obtaining guns, firearm production in the United States has skyrocketed to an unprecedented level.
The National Rifle Association (NRA) says that a Yahoo News report alleging wrongdoing by the gun rights group was “politically motivated” and “misrepresented facts to create a false narrative regarding the NRA’s fundraising efforts.”
Clint Eastwood was asked on Wednesday whether liberal director Michael Moore’s allegation that Eastwood threatened to kill him ten years ago and Eastwood’s response led to rousing applause from the crowd at CinemaCon in Las Vegas.
Gun rights groups celebrated the defeat of a proposed ban on a popular form of ammunition commonly used in AR-15 rifles Tuesday.
Leading gun rights groups say Washington, D.C.’s issuance of a limited number of gun carry permits has not lessened their objections to the city’s law. Though the Metropolitan Police Department has approved a handful of applicants to carry firearms in the city, gun rights organizations continue to argue that the permitting process is too restrictive. The groups slammed the District of Columbia’s actions as defying a federal judge’s order as well as the Constitution.
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.
My must read of the day is “Guns and Alcohol,” in letters to the editor, in the New York Times.
Terry McAuliffe has been Virginia’s governor for less than two months and things are beginning to shape up predictably.
Following the December school shooting at Newton, Connecticut, that left 20 children dead, Democrats and advocacy groups vowed to pass new gun laws in 2013.