2nd Amendment Under Fire
Pollsters offered the following query with the option to “agree,” “disagree,” remain neutral or refuse to answer: “In the next few years, an armed revolution might be necessary in order to protect our liberties.” They found that an overall 29 percent of Americans were in agreement with the statement.
Two billboards erected in Greeley, Colo., which use the historic mistreatment of Native Americans by the Federal government to make the case against gun control, have drawn fire from some residents who say the images are offensive.
Former President Bill Clinton discussed how politicians should go about passing more gun-control legislation, his sadness that his assault weapons ban has expired and where public opinion splits on gun control during a recent event at Georgetown University. Clinton said that politicians should measure the intensity of the opposition when introducing gun-control legislation, intensity that […]
Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have vowed that the assault on Americans’ 2nd Amendment rights will resume soon. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said that a plan to expand background checks for gun purchases created by “pro-gun Senators” will receive support from the “broad middle” among lawmakers in coming months. “My own little prediction: […]
By a 24-6 margin, the Alabama State Senate just passed a bill that, if approved by the State’s lower chamber, would nullify all Federal gun control measures that are in “violation of the Second Amendment.” Alabama Senate Bill 93 declares: “All federal acts, laws, orders, rules, or regulations regarding firearms are a violation of the […]
Just because Federal gun control failed in the Senate earlier this month doesn’t mean it won’t come up again in the 113th Congress. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) is already making the media rounds with a second gun grab attempt on his mind.
George Soros, the billionaire chairman of the American fund management firm that bears his name, has donated nearly $7 million to nonprofits that push a pro-gun control agenda between 2000 and 2011.
One of the Nation’s largest consumer finance companies will no longer provide consumer credit service to gun shops, citing “tragic events” and a changing financial services industry.
A bill sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) would mandate background checks on anyone attempting to buy traditional gun powder, commonly known as black powder. The move comes as Democratic Senators react to the Boston Marathon bombing. Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), on whose behalf Reid introduced the bill, said requiring the checks “is […]
Every time there’s a highly publicized violent crime with multiple victims in America, liberals co-opt the tragedy to talk about updating the 2nd Amendment to make the country safer. Meanwhile, normal Americans go to gun shops and arms themselves against the twofold — but strangely related — threat of domestic terrorism and government tyranny. Breitbart […]