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Virginia Gov Northam Recalls Lawmakers To Pass Gun Control After Shooting

Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam said Tuesday he is recalling Virginia lawmakers for a special summer session to reconsider gun control measures. He told reporters the legislation is necessary to prevent shootings like the May 31 Virginia Beach tragedy, where a disgruntled city worker gunned down 12 co-workers before police fatally shot him. “We have failed to act on gun violence,” ...

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Gun Control On CNN Town Halls: Assault Weapons Ban, Universal Background Checks

Democratic Sens. Kamala Harris of California and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts led the charge for gun control during Monday’s CNN Town Hall events, both calling for universal background checks and a ban on assault weapons. They appeared along with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg in a series of open forums CNN hosted ...

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Majority Of House Democrats Vote To Let 16-Year-Olds Vote For President

A majority of House Democrats voted Wednesday to lower the federal voting age from 18 to 16. A number of high-profile Democrats voted in favor of the legislation, including California Reps. Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell, Maxine Waters and Ted Lieu, Hawaii Rep. and Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Minnesota Rep. Ilhan ...

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Democrats To Reintroduce Stricter Gun Legislation Ahead Of Parkland Shooting’s One-Year Anniversary

Democrats Florida Rep. Ted Deutch and New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez plan to reintroduce a high-capacity gun magazine ban Tuesday to mark the one-year anniversary of the Parkland shooting Thursday. The legislation, which would ban any magazine that exceeds 10 rounds of ammunition, has been dubbed the “Keep Americans Safe Act,” reported CNN. 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls including Sens. Kirsten Gillbrand ...

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Pelosi Promises Swift Action On ‘Commonsense’ Gun Control

Democrats will act quickly to bring “commonsense” gun control reforms to the table, Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi promised in a statement. “The new Democratic majority will act boldly and decisively to pass commonsense, life-saving background checks that are overwhelmingly supported by the American people,” Pelosi said, Politico reported Monday. With Pelosi’s support, Democrats have coalesced to create a gun ...

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3 New Gun Control Laws That Just Took Effect in Maryland

This past week, three new bills that passed the Maryland state legislature were formally signed into law by Governor Larry Hogan and became law. Maryland has long been one of the bluest states in the country with overwhelming majorities from the Democratic Party in both houses of the state legislature. As a result, it was no surprise that the bills ...

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Conservative Shareholder Grills CEO Of Dick’s Sporting Goods For Pushing Anti-Gun Propaganda

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  by Molly Prince An investor confronted the CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods on Wednesday at the annual shareholders meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, blasting the retailer’s recent anti-gun advocacy. David Almasi, a vice president at the National Center for Public Policy Research, attended the meeting representing the think tank’s Free Enterprise Project, according to Fox Business. Almasi accused CEO Edward Stack ...

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Intuit, maker of Quickbooks and Turbotax, goes anti-gun

A maker of popular finance and tax preparation software recently made changes that negatively impacted firearms consumers and gun-related businesses. Several gun-related businesses were suddenly — and without warning — disrupted in recent weeks when Intuit stopped processing credit card payments because sales were gun-related, The Post has learned. Some of the payments stopped didn’t even involve firearms, but simply ...

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More vendors distance themselves from Dick’s Sporting Goods over anti-gun moves

Dick’s Sporting Goods enacted a multitude of anti-gun policies including the hiring of several anti-gun lobbyists and those moves have caused many in the gun and hunting industry to cut ties and/or distance themselves from the troubled retailer. Last week, Springfield Armory cut ties with Dick’s Sporting Goods and because Dick’s owns the Field & Stream stores, Springfield firearms and ...

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If you buy anything from Dick’s Sporting Goods, you’re funding anti-gun lobbying

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Springfield Armory, a major manufacturer of handguns and rifles, announced on Thursday that it was severing all ties with Dick’s Sporting Goods following reports that the retailer had retained three lobbyists to push Congress to restrict the Second Amendment. Dick’s Sporting Goods has now fully-abandoned hunters, firearms enthusiasts, competitive shooters and anyone else fond of their Second Amendment rights by taking their anti-gun zealotry ...

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We need ‘rational debate’ on gun control

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Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens, has called for “rational debate’ rather than politically motivated rhetoric” regarding the issue of gun control. “The murder of innocent children in our nation’s schools by mentally disturbed individuals cannot be tolerated. Nor should it become political campaign fodder. Yet that is exactly what is bound to happen in the next eight ...

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David Hogg, Child Media Star

Caught in the whirlwind of adoring television interviews, newspaper profiles, rally speeches and teenage groupies, David Hogg has not had time to ruminate on one of the great truths of our media-driven age: The long arc of history doesn’t bend toward justice. For individuals, it bends toward obscurity. In other words: David Hogg, meet Sandra Fluke. Sandra, you may recall, ...

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