2nd Amendment Under Fire
Michael Bloomberg, whose continued corporeal existence now represents his last remaining obstacle to entering into Heaven, has launched a fresh gun control campaign featuring a tragic scenario that, according to the television spot, happens “all the time” throughout America. The ad, a vehicle for a new gun control group Bloomberg founded called Everytown for Gun Safety, plays out […]
A new study published in the journal Applied Economics Letter reports that States with “shall issue” concealed carry laws have lower rates of homicides with firearms than States with strict concealed carry laws. Study author and economist Mark Gius also determined that bans on so-called “assault weapons have no statistically significant effect on the rates of homicides involving guns.”
Yet, despite this evidence and despite empirical evidence out of Washington, D.C., Chicago and Massachusetts, which all saw their homicide rates rise after strict gun control laws were passed or gun bans were implemented, the Barack Obama regime continues its assault on the 2nd Amendment.
MONTPELIER, Vt. — A bill that passed the Vermont House without controversy is now in doubt after gun-rights advocates exposed provisions allowing police to take guns during domestic disputes. “It’s a highly illegal confiscation bill,” Gun Owners of Vermont president Ed Cutler told Vermont Watchdog. “H.735 is a forfeiture bill that tells police if a […]
Last week, Attorney General Eric Holder explained to lawmakers that the Justice Department needs an additional $382.1 million in increased spending for fiscal 2014 so that it can “explore” new gun-control efforts such as bracelets that “talk to” guns. I think that one of the things that we learned when we were trying to get […]
On Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and other top Democrats seized on Wednesday’s tragic shooting at Fort Hood in Texas to reiterate long-defeated calls for stricter gun control in the U.S. Reid told reporters that National Guard Specialist Ivan Lopez, who killed three people and wounded 16 others at the military installation before […]
Nicholas Saucier, a small-business owner and a student at a Connecticut community college, was suspended from the college for questioning Governor Dannel Malloy about the State’s new unConstitutional gun laws last year.
Not only has President Barack Obama’s healthcare overhaul become electoral poison for many Democrats, but the President’s massive gun control push last year is also looking increasingly likely to cause them big losses at the polls.
This column by Bruce Parker originally appeared at Watchdog.org on March 28, 2104. As Georgia and other states push to expand gun freedom, Vermont gun owners are claiming bragging rights as living in the nation’s original “guns everywhere” state — a distinction they link with the state’s ultra-low crime rate. “We must be doing something […]
This article, written by Bruce Parker, appeared on Watchdog.org on March 24. The head of a nationwide sheriffs coalition is calling on Vermont’s law enforcement officers to defy three controversial gun control measures passed by Burlington voters three weeks ago. “Sheriffs have a constitutional duty to refuse to comply with such ordinances,” said Richard Mack, […]
Joe Visconti believes that the 2014 Connecticut gubernatorial race is the perfect opportunity to demonstrate on the national stage the difference that voters can make by recognizing the truly conservative candidate.