Tag Archives: second amendment

New York Times demonstrates why universal background checks will fail

An article posted on NYTimes.com attempts to convince readers of the reasons that universal background checks should pass. Instead, it demonstrates what the NRA and gun rights activists have said all along – criminals don’t follow the law. Yesterday, The New York Times website posted an investigation into an internet firearms classifieds site in order… Read More »

Arizona on verge of turning gun buybacks into revenue

A major argument against gun buybacks has been that they are too expensive. Arizona may have solved that problem in a most controversial way. The Arizona state Senate voted to prohibit the destruction of firearms gathered by cities and counties. Instead, municipalities will be required to sell the firearms to recoup buyback costs. The only… Read More »

Senate Filibuster on Gun Control Fails

Today the filibuster attempt by conservatives on the floor of the U.S. Senate failed. The roll-call on a cloture vote that will permit debate on S.649, commonly titled Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013, included “Yeas” from the following Republicans (those up for re-election or retirement in 2014 are noted.) Alexander (R-TN)*Re-election in 2014… Read More »

Public Approval of Hunting Highest Since 1995

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation reports that a new survey shows 79 percent of the American public approve of hunting. This marks the highest level of support for hunting since 1995, according to data compiled by Responsive Management, an independent research firm. The nationwide scientific survey showed the public’s approval of hunting… Read More »

Connecticut legislators agree to severe restrictions on firearms, ammo

In a move likely to further increase the already-record demand for guns, magazines and ammunition, a bi-partisan group of Connecticut legislators has agreed on a sweeping new set of gun laws for their citizens. The agreed-to framework contains provisions that will limit magazine sizes, add more than 100 new firearms to the banned list and… Read More »

Obama pivots to spanish language television after failures on budget, guns, healthcare

The President is scheduled for sit-down interviews with Spanish language television networks Telemundo and Univision in an attempt to refocus American’s attention from his failures on the budget and gun control and the growing negative view Americans have on Obamacare. President Obama is likely to focus on immigration reform – something that is much more… Read More »

This Week On The Left

Second Amendment: The Battle Rages On It’s hard to believe that in 2013 there would still be an attack on Constitutional rights…but there is. The most recent(and surprisingly well sustained) is against our right to bear arms. This past week President Obama re-upped his gun control push calling on Vice President Biden and NYC Mayor… Read More »

Are Gun Rights Safe from a dead Assault Weapons Ban in U.S. Senate

 Round one of the gun control battle on Capitol Hill has been seemingly won by default by the protectors and supporters of the U.S. Constitution’s Second Amendment. This win for gun rights advocates became obvious to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) this week. He ordered Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) to pull the so-called assault… Read More »

MN Gun Control

After days of hearings in Minnesota House committee meetings, the state senate is now hearing testimony on more gun control legislation for the second day at the Capitol in St. Paul. The Senate Judiciary Committee is taking input this week from experts and the public regarding proposed gun control legislation in Minnesota. Hundreds of protestors… Read More »

Numerous Firearms Manufacturers Refuse to Sell to Govt

While the President and the rabid left continue to pursue a ban on semi-automatic firearms, manufacturers are fighting back by refusing to sell to government agencies that support the President’s plan. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emannuel tried to pressure Bank of America to stop doing business with firearms companies. Viewed as perfectly acceptable behavior by a… Read More »