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Is The ATF Using Tactics Akin To Fast And Furious At Home To Undermine Gun Rights? Darrell Issa Thinks So

House Oversight Committee chairman Representative Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said that a recent news report outlines how the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) is using tactics that amount to “Fast and Furious revisited”  in a bid to increase support for the Obama Administration’s gun control crusade. During a Sunday program on Fox News, Issa […]

Obama’s Secret Gun Control: Leveraging Consumer Demand, Regulation To Squeeze Ammo Supply In 2014

Based on an analysis of background checks for gun purchases, political threats to Americans’ right to bear arms fueled an unprecedented uptick in firearm sales for 2013. And while government attempts to make it harder for American citizens to purchase firearms appear slated to continue, an ammo shortage spurred by new regulations and ongoing concern about legislative attacks on firearm ownership is likely the most tangible threat to the 2nd Amendment in 2014.

The number of criminal background checks conducted for firearm purchases increased for the 11th straight year in 2013, jumping by nearly 8 percent amid emotional calls for stricter gun control following a series of tragic shooting crimes. By the end of the year, the number of background checks had fallen, signaling that the gun-buying frenzy may be over for now.

Obama Renews Gun Control Push, Study Shows Gun Control Increases Crime

Obama Renews Gun Control Push, Study Shows Gun Control Increases Crime

On Friday, just three days into the new year, President Barack Obama signaled a renewed Administrative push for stronger gun control legislation as he announced two new executive actions designed to make it easier to clarify Americans as mentally ill for the purpose of revoking 2nd Amendment rights.

Firearms Company Magpul Makes Good On Pledge To Leave Colorado Over Gun Control Laws

Firearms Company Magpul Makes Good On Pledge To Leave Colorado Over Gun Control Laws

Magpul, maker of gun accessories like grips, mounts, sights and magazines, was among the first firearms companies to take a principled stand against gun control laws passed last year in Colorado, where the company had done business for the past 14 years.

Run On Guns In California As New Registry Deadline Approaches

Run On Guns In California As New Registry Deadline Approaches

California residents are lining up to beat a new ban on unregistered shotguns and rifles, as a law that creates a State registry for long guns is set to go into effect at the start of the new year. The law, passed in 2011, basically treats all long guns sold after Jan. 1, 2014 as handguns.

Another Poll Shows Americans Don’t Think Gun Control Prevents Crime

Another Poll Shows Americans Don’t Think Gun Control Prevents Crime

Despite the efforts of 2nd Amendment revisionists to link mass shootings and urban violence with Americans’ Constitutionally protected right to bear arms, public will remains on the side of the 2nd Amendment.

Gun Control Is Dead… For Now

Gun Control Is Dead… For Now

In the year since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary school renewed calls for stricter gun laws, the political back-and-forth has made stock in firearms manufacturers one of the best-performing investments on Wall Street for 2013.

Florida Court Tells Public University It Can’t Ban Guns In Cars

Florida Court Tells Public University It Can’t Ban Guns In Cars

A Florida appeals court has ruled that a State university in Jacksonville can’t ban guns from being stored in cars parked on campus. That may be a small victory for the 2nd Amendment, but it is a victory.

Congress Renews Ban On ‘Undetectable’ Weapons

The U.S. Senate voted Monday to renew a ban against firearms that can pass undetected through metal detectors, but rejected calls to update the law in response to the advent of plastic guns made with 3-D printers.

That will come soon. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) called for an update of the law, saying, “This isn’t science fiction anymore. … Someone can make a gun in their basement.”

An Oath Breaker Of The Worst Kind Says He Would Pry Your Guns From Your Cold, Dead Fingers

An Oath Breaker Of The Worst Kind Says He Would Pry Your Guns From Your Cold, Dead Fingers

Last week, Lt. Col. Robert Bateman, who has billed himself as “an infantryman, historian and prolific writer,” wrote a blog post for Esquire, breathlessly exclaiming that a comprehensive gun-grab in the United States is long overdue. His argument is idiotic on its face.

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