gun control

Obama blames guns for Oregon anti-Christian shootings

Erick Erickson, RedState

What is so outrageous is that this time the President decided to politicize the situation after we already knew that the shooter had demanded the victims declare their religion before gunning them down. But the President never mentioned that. He never mentioned religious tolerance.

Obama disgraces himself with rush to politicize Roseburg shooting

Thomas Lifson, American Thinker

Eager to distract the country from the collapse of his Syria policy and the triumph of Russia in replacing the US as the dominant force in the Middle East, he seized upon the deaths as means to advance his anti-gun agenda, with absolutely no knowledge of the guns used, or the means by which the shooter acquired them.

Enough with the Roanoke Shooting Coverage Already

Leon Wolf, RedState

The media’s treatment of this story has long since passed honest respect for the untimely passing of two young people and wandered into obvious sermonizing on the evils of guns. What’s happening now isn’t news coverage; it’s ghoulish capitalizing on a tragedy for ratings and politics.

Dis-Integrating America

Pat Buchanan, CNS News

Collisions between black suspects and criminals and white cops are going to increase, and some of these collisions are going to involve shootings. And such shootings trigger fixed, deep-seated beliefs about cops, criminals and injustice, they also cause an instantaneous taking of sides.

It’s Always The Gun’s Fault

How exactly would you go about screening out Vester Lee Flanagan II, the killer of Allison Parker and Adam Ward, from a legitimate gun purchaser?

We will not legislate away evil

Erick Erickson, RedState

After yesterday’s senseless murders, immediately calls for gun control rang out, but there is thus far no evidence that more laws would have prevented these tragedies.

Calls for 'Commonsense Gun Control' Re-Emerge after Virginia Shooting

Jeffrey T. Brown, American Thinker

The target of gun control is the vestige of the America that Barack Obama and his malcontents hate. Gun control is only “commonsense” if the people owning the guns stand in the way of what the left still seeks to achieve, which is political and cultural anarchy.

Senate Confirms Surgeon Gen. Despite Objection of NRA

Sarah Ferris, The Hill

Dr. Vivek Murthy was approved 51-43 as the nation’s top doctor despite opposition from the GOP for his support of gun control & ObamaCare. Three Dems voted against him, while Sen. Mark Kirk (Ill.) was the only Repub. to vote in favor.

Pew Poll: Support for Gun Rights Exceeds Gun Control

Kendall Breitman, Politico

For the first time in over 20 years, Americans support gun rights more than gun control. In a new Pew Research poll, 52% are in support of the protection of gun rights and 46% support gun control.

Unarmed Lethal Force

Carol Brown, American Thinker

Thirty-five percent of murders in America are committed without a gun. Deadly force comes in all shapes and sizes. 

How Covering up Minority Crime Leads to Gun Control

Selwyn Duke, American Thinker

The forbidden information the media doesn't want you to know.

Christie Under the Gun Over Ammo Bill

Cheryl K. Chumley, Washington Times

Gov. Chris Christie will face a difficult decision in the coming days over an ammunition restriction bill that’s nearly found its way to his desk, and the pressure from the Second Amendment activists and the gun-control crackdown crowd could very well hang the fate of his White House aspirations.

GOP Lawmakers Furious After Discovering Hidden Gun Control In Budget

Jason Howerton, The Blaze

NY GOP lawmakers reportedly learned after they voted in favor of a proposed state budget that it includes millions in funding for the state’s hastily-passed gun control law (SAFE Act). One GOP senator, who asked to remain anonymous, said NY lawmakers were lied to.

Sarah Palin: ‘If You Control Arms, You Control the People’

Richard Berkow, Biz Pac Review

At a NRA rally Sat. in Indianapolis, Palin ridiculed Obama for slashing the military budget and showing weakness abroad. She skewered Joe Biden for telling his wife to fire warning shots in the air if she’s attacked. And she bashed Eric Holder for suggesting that all gun permit holders wear ID bracelets.

KS Gov. Signs Bill Nixing Local Gun Control Laws

John Hanna, Associated Press

Kansas will strip cities and counties of their power to regulate guns and nullify local gun regulations in July, ensuring it will be legal across the state to openly carry firearms. The bill prevents local gov'ts from restricting the sale of guns and ammunition or regulating how guns are transported and stored.

GOP-E House Candidate in NJ Supported Gun Control

Katie McHugh, Daily Caller

New Jersey GOP-E Tom MacArthur (a wealthy insurance executive who raised taxes as the mayor of Randolph Township) who is running for the third district House seat publicly contradicted his views on citizens’ Second Amendment rights while on the campaign trail.

DOJ May Use Gun Tracking Bracelets

Elizabeth Harrington, Washington Free Beacon

Attorney General Eric Holder said that gun tracking bracelets are something the Justice Dept. wants to “explore” as part of its gun control efforts and has requested $2 million for 'gun safety technology' grants.

Rand Paul: Obama Surgeon Gen. Pick Will Use Position to Attack 2nd Amendment

David Sherfinski, The Washington Times

Rand Paul is objecting to President Obama’s nominee to be the next Surgeon General of the United States because of what he says is a history of political advocacy and push for gun controls.

FL Bill Would Protect Gun Owners From Insurance Discrimination

William Patrick, Watchdog.org

Legislation sponsored by Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, offers gun owners the same protections afforded to those who suffer more widely recognized discriminatory abuses. If passed, gun owners would have a clear path to sue if they're denied coverage or their premium rates are unfairly raised. 

9th Circuit Gun Rights Win Underscores Need for SCOTUS Carry Ruling

Dave Workman, Examiner.com

Yesterday’s ruling by a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals panel in Cal. that strikes down a requirement by San Diego County that concealed carry permit applicants must show “good cause” underscores the need for the SCOTUS to accept a NJ carry case filed by the Second Amendment Foundation.