|Daily Caller -- April 6, 2012
Illinois ruling a victory for 2nd Amendment
The Illinois Supreme Court today reversed a trial court's dismissal of a lawsuit challenging Cook County's so-called "assault weapons" ordinance banning certain commonly owned and widely used semi-automatic firearms, including modern sporting rifles --- a decision the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry, called a victory for the Second Amendment...
|Dave Boyer -- Washington Times -- April 3, 2012
Meddling Mexican urges Obama, Congress to tighten gun laws
After listening to Mexico's president lecture about the need for Washington to ban assault weapons, President Obama said Monday that the U.S. has an obligation to combat gun smuggling that he said is fueled increasingly by drug addicts in rural communities. -- Saying drug addiction in the U.S. "traditionally was very urban," Mr. Obama said at a White House news conference that is changing...
|David Codrea -- The Examiner -- March 22, 2012
Oregon gun group says rights delayed are rights denied
"As far too many of you know, the Oregon State Police ID Unit was shut down for most of Sunday, crippling multiple gun shows, halting countless sales and costing dealers, buyers and gun show hosts untold thousands of dollars," Oregon Firearms Federation reports in a March 19 alert. -- "If you ever wondered why we oppose background checks, this should tell you," the alert continues...
|Dave Workman -- The Examiner -- March 22, 2012
Bellevue's CCRKBA works to stop U.N. Arms Trade Treaty
Global gun control proponents are preparing to adopt an international arms trade treaty at the United Nations in July, but the Bellevue-based Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms has been working busily behind the scenes to stop them. -- CCRKBA is making no secret of the fact that its staff has been involved in the development of two pieces of legislation, HR 3594, introduced...
|David Codrea -- The Examiner -- March 13, 2012
Researchers say don't count on Constitution to stop Arms Trade Treaty
"There is a widespread misunderstanding on the part of American gun-owners, evidenced in gun blogs and in commentaries on articles dealing with the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)," researchers Paul Gallant, Sherry Gallant, Alan Chwick and Joanne D. Eisen report in an AmmoLand paper filed yesterday. -- "The crux of this misunderstanding," they write, "is that, since there are checks and balances in our Constitution..."
|Jim Kouri, CPP -- The Examiner -- March 6, 2012
Calderon and Biden: U.S. guns fuel Mexican violence and crime
Like a drowning man desperately clutching for a lifesaver, Mexico's President Felipe Calderon on Monday demanded that more be done by the United States law enforcement community to curtail arms trafficking along the U.S.-Mexico border, a U.S. drug enforcement agent tells the Law Enforcement Examiner. -- During his meeting with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden in Mexico City, President Felipe Calderon said...
|Daily Caller -- February 24, 2012
Federal judge severely limits Second Amendment rights
Over the last few years, the Second Amendment has experienced somewhat of a rebirth, thanks largely to a pair of Supreme Court decisions: District of Columbia v. Heller and McDonald v. Chicago. -- In these seminal decisions, the Supreme Court affirmed the understanding of the Founding Fathers that there is indeed an individual right to keep and bear arms, a God-given right to protect oneself that is guaranteed to us...
|Mac Slavo -- SHTFPlan.com -- February 22, 2012
Obama initiative may try end run around Second Amendment
With over 10 million guns sold in the United States in 2011, violent crime rising significantly as the economic crisis worsens, and self defense killings sky rocketing, it's becoming increasingly unpopular for politicians to call for restrictions on firearms. If anything, even though government officials in states like Illinois and New Jersey are attempting to outlaw guns completely, the public outcry has been deafening...
|David Codrea -- The Examiner -- February 20, 2012
UN Treaty: It depends on what the meaning of the word 'consensus' is
"It has come to our attention that Arms Trade Treaty proponents are attempting to change the rules mid-stream, prior to the upcoming Treaty negotiations in early July," researchers Paul Gallant, Alan Chwick, and Joanne D. Eisen wrote in a breaking story published yesterday in AmmoLand Gun News. -- Ted R. Bromund, Senior Research Fellow at the Heritage Foundation, alerted the public to the very real possibility...
|The Intel Hub -- February 12, 2012
NRA official claims Obama plans to outlaw all guns during his second term
A top NRA official has gone on the record with his belief that if Obama is elected for a second term he plans to effectively end the 2nd amendment with an all out ban on guns. -- NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre said that Obama's 1st term low key approach on gun rights was a conspiracy to ensure reelection for a second term where he plans a full destruction of Americans 2nd amendment rights...
|London Guardian -- November 9, 2011
Holder blames Congress, 4th Amendment for botched ATF gun scheme
The Obama administration has warned that the US is "losing the battle" to stem the flow of weapons from American guns shops to Mexican drug cartels responsible for tens of thousands of killings. -- The US attorney general, Eric Holder, told a Senate hearing that Congress is in part to blame because of its hostility to gun control, even going so far as to try and block federal law enforcement agencies...
|Stump Report -- October 12, 2011
The anti-Second Amendment debacle
Americans know that this administration is no holds bar anti-Second Amendment; they all have made no bones about it. So it should not surprise Americans that this administration would try something like "Operation Fast and Furious" to try to set up law abiding American gun dealers to take the fall for guns going over the border into Mexico and used to commit murder...
|CNBC -- August 5, 2011
Border gun shop owners sue over new requirement
Gun store owners in states along the U.S.-Mexico border sued the acting director of the federal agency that oversees firearms to halt a new requirement that they alert authorities if someone buys multiple high-powered rifles in a five-day span. -- The requirement, which goes into effect Aug. 14, follows a controversial 2009 law enforcement operation in Arizona known as "Fast and Furious"... [See Obama Watch & Gun Grabbers]
|Kelly Holt -- The New American -- August 2, 2011
ATF to investigate purchasers of two or more rifles in five-day period
Two weeks ago, concerned about news reports that President Obama would order the investigation of citizens buying two or more rifles at a time, a licensed Texas gun dealer contacted his local Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) official to find out if the reports were true, so he could be in compliance... [See Police State Watch]
|Paul Bedard -- U.S. News and World Report -- July 26, 2011
Democrats oppose Obama-U.N. gun control treaty
Twelve Democratic senators have joined 45 Republicans in a fast growing movement to halt progress on an Obama-backed United Nations effort that could bring international gun control into the United States and slap America's gun owners with severe restrictions. -- Montana Democratic Sen. Jon Tester's office today provided Whispers with their letter...
|Anthony Martin -- The Examiner -- July 20, 2011
How did 'the Zetas' drug cartel obtain weapons?
Since Barack Obama took office in 2009, the commonly-accepted mantra of the Administration, and many within the major news organizations, is that the violence associated with Mexican drug cartels is fueled by guns that came from the United States due to its 'lax gun control laws.' Indeed, the dangerous 'Zetas' drug cartel obtained weapons in the United States... [See AG Watch & Obama Watch]
|Tancredo Radio -- July 14, 2011 Audio Report
Obama and Holder up to no good
U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Tx) says Fast & Furious was Obama Administration conspiracy to regulate and list gun owners. [See AG Watch]
|Daily Caller -- Washington -- July 12, 2011
Issa: Obama gun skullduggery a distraction from 'Fast & Furious'
The Obama administration bolstered sales-reporting requirements Monday for gun dealers in the southern border states of Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas. -- Darrell Issa, House oversight committee chairman, has already criticized the new requirements as nothing more than an attempt to deflect attention from the Operation Fast and Furious scandal... [See AG Watch]
|The Blaze -- July 12, 2011
More anti-gun chicanery from the Obama Regime
A few days ago, the Blaze reported on the low-key plans of the Obama administration to increase the penalties for certain gun law violations, and add steps to the background checks for legal gun ownership. -- Today the administration's plans are beginning to come into effect. Through an Executive Order, the Obama administration is implementing new restrictions...
|Associated Press -- July 12, 2011
ATF to require gun buyer information on border
In an effort to stem the illicit flow of weapons into Mexico, the Justice Department announced Monday that all gun shops in four Southwest border states will be required to alert the federal government to frequent buyers of high-powered rifles. -- The new policy comes amid criticism of a flawed federal probe... [See Obama Watch & AG Watch]
|WorldNetDaily.com -- July 10, 2011
Is this why White House funded 'guns-to-drug-lords' scheme?
Under the Obama administration, a controversial government project that runs guns into Mexico has contributed to fraudulent statistics seemingly targeting U.S. gun owners. -- The misleading data raise questions about the intentions of Project Gunrunner, which some believe could be a defining scandal for the White House... [See Obama Watch & AG Watch]
|Ammoland.com -- July 8, 2011
Obama wants to "clean" up the ATF with a Chicago anti-gun nut!
Bellevue, Wash. -- ATF acting Director Kenneth Melson has been conspiring with king corruptocrat Eric Holder to walk thousands of high caliber rifles across the border. -- These firearms were then handed off to drug cartels, while the two buddies sat in their offices in Washington DC. Unfortunately, their political scheme had some pretty big collateral damage... [See More Obama chicanery]
|Fox News -- May 25, 2011
Obama: We're working on gun control 'under the radar'
On March 30, the 30th anniversary of the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, Jim Brady, who sustained a debilitating head wound in the attack, and his wife, Sarah, came to Capitol Hill to push for a ban on the controversial "large magazines." Brady, for whom the law requiring background checks on handgun purchasers is named... [See Obama Watch]
|Joe Wolverton, II -- The New American -- May 2, 2011
Former UN Ambassador: Obama will target gun ownership in second term
In 2012, were the American people to go to the ballot box and deposit their vast political capital in the account of Barack Obama, the word is that he will use it to fund a vigorous anti-gun crusade. -- On Friday, John Bolton, former Ambassador to the United Nations, intimated that a second Obama term would see the inauguration of an aggressive gun-control agenda...
|Arkansas News Bureau -- April 19, 2011
NRA chief says Obama re-election threatens guns rights
The chief executive officer of the National Rifle Association said in a talk here today he worries about the future of gun rights if President Obama is re-elected and makes more nominations to the U.S. Supreme Court. -- "believe that the Second Amendment hangs by one vote, and this 2012 election could break the back of it one way or the other," said Wayne LaPierre... [See AG Watch]
|Anthony Martin -- The Examiner -- April 11, 2011
ATF agents say motive of gun smuggling was to hype anti-gun hysteria -- and kill
In the days since the story was first reported that the ATF-DOJ concocted a scheme to run or 'walk' U.S. guns into Mexico, various theories have been presented as to the motive. The official explanation is that the U.S. wanted to track the guns as they made their way from Mexican operatives, to the drug cartels... [See More Obama Skulduggery & AG Watch]
|Michelle Malkin -- Cherry Hill (NJ) Courier Post -- April 3, 2011
Anti-gun zealot may soon be in charge of scandal-plagued ATF
For 30 years, Chicago banned handguns. The crime rate skyrocketed. Murders soared. Gangs blossomed. b. The Supreme Court struck down Chicago's individual firearms ownership prohibition last year, but the same anti-gun zealots who put Windy City citizens' lives at risk remain in power... [See Obama Watch]
|Talking Points Memo -- April 1, 2011
Pro gun group claims Obama has 'freedom crushing plan' for 2nd Amendment
When it comes to the thorny issue of guns, President Barack Obama is finding it difficult to please anyone. Gun control groups are dissatisfied with his progress on the issue, though a recent meeting with Obama administration officials about reducing gun violence may improve relations....
|Jeff Winkler -- Daily Caller -- Washington -- March 21, 2011
Update on the notorious gun grabbers
...On Sunday March 13, President Obama took his first tiny steps into reigniting the debate over America's oldest pastime: firearms. -- He pleaded that we "find a sensible way to make the United States of America a safer, stronger place." Avoiding the word "debate" in all but one instance...
|Revolutionary Politics -- March 17, 2011
Obama may use executive orders to bypass Congress on gun control laws
Faced with a Congress hostile to even slight restrictions of Second Amendment rights, the Obama administration is exploring potential changes to gun laws that can be secured strictly through executive action, administration officials say. -- The Department of Justice held the first in what is expected to be a series of meetings on Tuesday afternoon with a group of stakeholders...
|Gun Owners of America -- February 8, 2011
ATF declaring war on honest gun owners
They are coming for your guns any way they can. -- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is waging a war on innocent gun owners, and not surprisingly, the Obama administration has done nothing to keep them in check. --You are no doubt aware of how the agency has been going after honest gun dealers in recent years...
|AmmoLand.com -- January 29, 2011
Is Obama ready to take on the grass roots gun lobby?
Manasquan, NJ -- Have recent comments by Dick Cheney regarding restrictions on High Capacity Firearms Magazines, combined with the Arizona shooting of 20 people by a mentally deranged individual spurred on President Obama to finally take on the politically dangerous topic of gun control?...
|Mayors Against Illegal Guns -- January 22, 2011
Obama Regime and the illegal gun trade
The Obama Administration recently announced an emergency proposal to require southwest border gun dealers to report multiple sales of semi-automatic assault rifles. This will give the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives crucial information for investigating and cracking down on illegal gun traffickers, particularly those who supply weapons to drug cartels in Mexico...
|Fox News -- January 15, 2011
Obama Regime's new proposed gun regulation for border states met with bipartisan dissent
The Obama administration's plan to force new reporting requirements on thousands of gun dealers near the Mexico border is under fire from members of his own party. -- At least three Democrats in the Senate and several more in the House are voicing opposition to a proposed regulation...
|Rasmussen Reports -- January 13, 2010
Most say stricter gun laws would not help prevent shootings
Most Americans say stronger gun control laws are not the answer to the shootings last weekend of a U.S. congresswoman and the killing of six others. -- A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey, taken Monday and Tuesday nights, finds that only 29% of Adults think stricter gun control laws would help prevent shootings like the one in Arizona...
|The Blaze -- January 13, 2010
Gun-grabbing GOP Rep. will introduce new strict firearms law
A popular GOP congressman announced today that he will soon introduce gun control legislation that will make it illegal to carry a gun within 1,000 feet of a federal official. -- Rep. Peter King (R-NY), who has generally been supportive of gun control measures, announced the new legislation alongside strong anti-gun New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg...
|Amanda Carey -- The Daily Caller -- December 2, 2010
Does Obama's nominee for head of BATFE oppose the Second Amendment?
Things had been looking up for gun-rights activists. In 2008, the Supreme Court ruled in D.C. v. Heller that Washington's handgun laws were unconstitutional. In the summer of 2010, in McDonald v Chicago, the court expanded that ruling to apply to handgun laws in all 50 states...
|Gun Owners of America via Right Side News -- Kennesaw, Ga. -- December 2, 2010
Obama nominates rabid anti-gunner to head the ATF
It was not a good sign that Barack Obama kept his nominee to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives a secret until after the midterm election --- and then quickly announced that anti-gun zealot Andrew F. Traver would be named to fill the slot...
|Kansas City Star -- October 15, 2010
SAF sues Eric Holder, FBI over misdemeanor gun rights denial
Acting on behalf of a Georgia resident and honorably discharged Vietnam War veteran, the Second Amendment Foundation today filed a lawsuit against Attorney General Eric Holder and the Federal Bureau of Investigation over enforcement of a federal statute that can deny gun rights to someone with a simple misdemeanor conviction on his record...
|Peaceable Texans For Firearms Rights via Infowars -- Austin, Texas -- September 4, 2010
Feds convict Texan for selling gun to illegal alien with Texas driver's license
In Federal District Court on July 20, 2010, the ATF won a conviction from an Austin jury that defies logic and reason. -- In a trial before Federal Judge Sam Sparks, government lawyers conceded Texas resident Paul Copeland did not know his buyer was an illegal alien...
|Kyle Wingfield -- Atlanta Journal-Constitution -- July 1, 2010
Why Kagan should be filibustered
Senators should filibuster Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. Here's why. -- It' s not because of her mostly empty answers to the mostly easy questions posed by members of the Senate Judiciary Committee during this week's hearings. It' s not even because she hinted at an extremely expansive view of Congress's ability to put mandates on our everyday lives... [See Obama Watch]
|Los Angeles Times -- June 28, 2010
Supreme Court strikes down ban on handguns
Washington --mThe Supreme Court reversed a ruling upholding Chicago's ban on handguns Monday and extended the reach of the 2nd Amendment as a nationwide protection against laws that infringe on the "right to keep and bear arms." -- The 5-4 decision appears to void the 1982 ordinance, one of the nation's strictest...
|Washington Times Editorial -- June 1, 2010
The U.N. gun grabber
American gun owners might not feel besieged, but they should. This week, the Obama administration announced its support for the United Nations Small Arms Treaty. This international agreement poses real risks for freedom both in the United States and around the world by making it more difficult - if not outright illegal - for law-abiding citizens to keep and bear arms...
|Blacklisted News -- May 31, 2010
Obama can take your guns with UN treaty
Gun owners are protected under the auspices of the Second Ammendment of the United States Constitution, but their rights are not protected when President Barack Obama becomes a signatory of a United Nations' treaty on global gun-control restrictions...
|Investor's Business Daily -- May 25, 2010
Calderon and Daley want your guns
Not happy with interfering in our internal affairs by savaging Arizona's new immigration law, the president of Mexico wants to shred our Second Amendment too. And the mayor of Chicago wants to help. -- There stood Mexican President Felipe Calderon before Congress, blaming America for the violence on his side of the border and, among other things, the guns that fuel the Mexican drug war... [See Meddling Mexicans]
|Brian Darling -- Human Events -- May 14, 2010
Kagan bad on guns
"President Obama's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court," I wrote in Human Events on June 3, 2009, "owes the American people an explanation on her view of the 2nd Amendment." -- The nominee then was Sonia Sotomayor, who never provided an explanation. Now, with the choice of Solicitor General Elena Kagan, President Obama is two for two...
|Prison Planet -- Austin, Texas -- March 15, 2010
George Soros conspires with United Nations to kill Second Amendment
In [a video included in this article], we learn that Rebecca Peters, director of of the International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA), is working with the United Nations and governments around the world to grab guns. Peters and IANSA are funded by the globalist George Soros...
|Joseph Farah -- WorldNetDaily.com -- March 13, 2010
Something's happening here...
...Something is happening here in the United States something unprecedented in the last 150 years. -- And it's a good something. -- States are telling the federal government to take a hike. They are reminding Washington, the man with the gun, that they are sovereign states, not subjects of the central government...
|Arizona Daily Star -- Tucson -- March 5, 2010
Senate votes to nullify cities' gun controls
Phoenix -- State lawmakers are moving to strip cities of any last vestiges of local regulation of guns. -- On a voice vote Thursday, the Senate approved legislation to bar local governments from enacting any rules about who can carry a gun and where that are more prohibitive than state law or carry a greater penalty...
|Seattle Times -- February 28, 2010
Supreme Court to scrutinize state, local gun laws
tate and local gun laws are in the cross hairs as the Supreme Court prepares for a historic oral argument Tuesday. -- The conservative majority that struck down Washington, D.C.'s handgun ban in 2008 appears poised to stretch the Second Amendment further. The session Tuesday will let justices test-fire arguments...
|Mac Slavo -- SHTFPlan -- February 27, 2010
Obama seeks to ban assault weapons for Mexico's benefit
President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder are seeking to reinstate the weapons ban on assault rifles which expired in 2004. This would ban 19 types of semi-automatic military style guns and ammunition clips containing more than 10 rounds...
|NRA -- February 20, 2010
O'Reilly supports confiscating guns in time of emergency
As we have often reported, in the wake of the illegal gun confiscations in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina, NRA focused its attention on legislation to amend existing emergency-powers statutes to guarantee that local authorities never again attempt the confiscation of lawfully owned firearms during states of emergency...
|Washington Times Editorial -- February 14, 2010
Gun owners in cross hairs
The gun grabbers are at it again in Maryland. Next month, the state's House Judiciary Committee will initiate hearings on legislation forcing firearms enthusiasts to register with the state government before they can exercise their Second Amendment rights...
|Seattle Post Intelligencer -- February 13, 2010
Judge: Seattle gun ban is illegal
The law has sided with the gun rights advocates who took the city of Seattle and former Mayor Greg Nickels to court over the city's gun ban. -- King County Superior Court Judge Catherine Shaffer on Friday ruled in favor of the Second Amendment Foundation...
|David Codrea -- The Examiner -- February 5, 2010
Radical Left-wing smear artists equate gun owners with haters
A hate group masquerading as a civil rights organization continues to spread a message of intolerance and bigotry. Here's the latest from the seething haters at the Southern Poverty Law Center, from their "Hate Watch" page: "Gun rights advocates, including some in the antigovernment “Patriot” movement for whom the specter of gun restrictions is a recurring theme..."
|Colin Moore -- ESPN -- January 21, 2010
Gun ban by baby steps
In the parallel world where the likes of Hillary Clinton and Nancy Pelosi live, the enlightened govern the ignorant masses by applying one set of universal rules, and it's not the Constitution of the United States. -- In Hillary's world, radical ideas progress at first with baby steps that ultimately become great strides to harness the destructive forces in society...
|Austin (Texas) American-Statesman -- January 20, 2010
Gun show owner, police at odds over recommendations
An Austin police effort to curtail the illegal sales of firearms at a weekend gun show sparked an angry response from the event's organizer and raised concerns about whether the department overstepped its authority. -- Several police recommendations about the operation of the show were intended to curtail crime...
|Prison Planet -- Austin, Texas -- January 19, 2010
Obama Administration shuts down oldest gun show in central Texas
The BATF engaged in mafia tactics in running a criminal conspiracy to shut down a gun show in Austin Texas, the Alex Jones Show heard Monday, direct from the man embroiled at the center of the Obama administration's latest savage attack on the second amendment... [See Gun Grabber Watch]
|Infowars -- Austin, Texas -- January 16, 2010
Extremely radical Obama "czar" attacks second amendment
In a lecture at the University School of Law on October 27, 2007, Obama's administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs emphatically stated that you do not have a right to own firearms. "It is striking and noteworthy," said Cass Sunstein, "that well over two centuries since the founding..."
|Tom Tancredo -- WorldNetDaily.com -- December 26, 2009
U.N. poised for a gun grab
If you think the Obama administration doesn't need help in dreaming up new schemes to reinterpret the Constitution and add new restrictions on our freedom, think again. -- Arms-control bureaucrats at the United Nations and dozens of allied NGOs have been busy for two decades talking and negotiating among themselves...
|Dave Workman -- The Examiner -- December 15, 2009
Gun prohibitionists reveal strategy of upcoming attack
A widely published Associated Press story on the rise in police gun-related fatalities this year, along with a now-questionable opinion poll that suggested National Rifle Association members support some gun control measures has perhaps unintentionally revealed how gun prohibitionists plan to attack gun rights in 2010...
|Outdoor Life -- December 12, 2009
Holder tells Senate committee DoJ supports more 'gun control'
Gun Rights Examiner David Codrea in a Nov. 21 blog posted on examiner.com is among the first to note that Attorney General Eric Holder, "in unmistakably clear admissions before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Nov. 18 ... signaled strong administration support for additional 'gun control edicts."
|Ammo Land -- November 28, 2009
RINO Bloomberg uses Fort Hood attack to push gun control
In another transparent attempt to undercut the Second Amendment fresh on the heels of his hidden-camera attack on gun shows, Michael Bloomberg's anti-gun group, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, has alleged that the terrorist attack resulting in multiple murders that took place on Ft. Hood recently...
|Denver Post -- November 27, 2009
Tancredo: Lawmakers should oppose gun control treaty
Former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo has proposed a 2010 ballot measure that would recommend to Colorado's top elected officials that they oppose gun restrictions. -- The Jefferson County Republican said he was prompted to act because the Obama administration has announced its intent to participate in negotiations on an international arms trade treaty...
|Washington Times -- November 18, 2009
Bush aide urges weapons ban to help corruption-packed narco-state next door
The former head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection called Monday for the U.S. to reinstitute the ban on assault weapons and take other measures to rein in the war between Mexico and its drug cartels, saying the violence has the potential to bring down legitimate rule in that country...
|The Hill -- Washington -- November 16, 2009
Holder dials back his commitment to pushing assault weapons ban
Attorney General Eric Holder is retreating on his commitment to pursue a controversial gun-control measure. -- Holder's statements, recently delivered to senators in writing, clearly indicate the Obama administration is in no rush to reinstate the assault weapons ban... [See AG Watch]
|WorldNetDaily.com -- November 15, 2009
Obama revives talk of U.N. gun control
Gun rights supporters are up in arms over a pair of moves the White House made last month to reverse longstanding U.S. policy and begin negotiating a gun control treaty with the UN. -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton first announced on Oct. 14 that the U.S. had changed its stance... [See Obama Watch]
|Houston Chronicle -- November 14, 2009
U.S.-Mexico "experts" want ban on powerful arms
The U.S. government should reimpose a ban on automatic weapons sales and clamp down harder on the illegal export of guns and cash to Mexico, a binational panel of scholars and former government officials urges in a report released Friday.... [Anything but shut the border down] [See Meddling Mexicans]
|CBS News -- October 29, 2009
N.J. court says Americans have no right to buy handguns
A New Jersey appeals court has concluded that Americans have no Second Amendment right to buy a handgun. -- In a case decided last week, the superior court upheld a state law saying that nobody may possess "any handgun" without obtaining law enforcement approval and permission in advance...
|Bruce Drake -- Politics Daily -- October 21, 2009
Four in 10 Americans fear Obama will ban gun sales
Sales of guns and ammunition soared when Barack Obama became president because of fears that he and the Democratic-controlled Congress would pass anti-gun legislation, and that concern still shows up in a Gallup poll conducted Oct. 1-4...
|WorldNetDaily.com -- October 13, 2009
Bill forces citizens to list guns on taxes?
A firearms tracking bill has many bloggers up in arms over a federal requirement that would purportedly force gun owners to list their firearms on federal income tax returns -- But while the bill implements sweeping gun-control measures including one that would prohibit citizens from owning a gun without a license...