Democrats have proposed a number of new gun-control laws in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.
The firearms industry continues to boom, but fears of a second Obama administration have many in the business worried. While legislative action is unlikely, the president could use his second term to squash second amendment rights through regulatory agencies and executive orders.
Despite calls for stricter guns laws in response to the shooting of Trayvon Martin, firearm stocks are soaring as gun companies struggle to keep up with high demand.
Environmentalists and Democrats are calling for California Fish and Game Commission president Dan Richards’ removal after the publication of a photograph of him with a mountain lion he had legally hunted and killed in Idaho. Fish and Game Commission president Dan Richards first came under fire in February when Western Outdoor News published a photo of the smiling Richards with a dead mountain lion he had legally bagged on a hunting trip in Idaho.
A Maryland provision requiring citizens to prove a “good and substantial reason” for a handgun permit is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Monday.
A University of Texas at Austin (UT) law professor called Monday’s school shooting a “typical exercise” of the Second Amendment in an Internet post today. Expressing his disdain for the Second Amendment, UT professor Calvin Johnson wrote on an e-mail listserv for constitutional law professors, “Another typical exercise of 2d [sic] Amendment rights today.”