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.
Democratic Virginia Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe has appointed Lori Haas, the Virginia State Director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, to his 54-member bipartisan transition team.
The National Rifle Association launched a television ad Wednesday supporting Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R., N.H.), who has been the subject of withering attacks from gun-control groups and negative press coverage since voting against gun control legislation in April.
Propaganda-influenced artist turned art-influenced propagandist Shepard Fairey introduced his latest poster at a protest against the National Rifle Association in downtown Washington, D.C., Thursday.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Rep. Jim Moran (D., Va.) compared gun violence in America to “domestic terrorism” and 9/11 at a gun control rally Saturday.