gun laws

New CSP Study: Trump Is Right, Gun Free Zones Make Schools More Dangerous

Dr. Christopher Hull’s new study for CSP confirms the argument President Trump made after Parkland that a gun-free zone “is like target practice” for school shooters such as the alleged Florida killer, Nikolas Cruz. “They see that and that’s what they want,” said the President. “Gun-free zones are very dangerous. The bad guys love gun-free zones.”

Does CNN Not Understand How Gun Laws Work?

Sean Davis, The Federalist

Rather than lawfully open carrying, as CNN implies Scott was doing, Scott was actually a felon (legally banned from gun possession) under the influence of drugs (which also legally bans an individual from gun possession) who was carrying a concealed weapon (which is banned for non-permit holders) which he then brandished (also illegal) and which he then refused to surrender to police (also illegal).

TX to Consider Ending Open-Carry Gun Ban

Associated Press Staff

The Repub.-dominated Legislature & TX Gov.-elect Greg Abbott are expected to push for expanded gun rights. "If open carry is good enough for Massachusetts, it's good enough for the state of Texas," Abbott said.

Dem McAuliffe to Push New Gun Restrictions

Jenna Portnoy, Washington Post

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) on Monday will call for a package of gun restrictions, including a renewal of the state’s one-a-month limit on handgun purchases and a requirement that private vendors at gun shows perform background checks. 

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.

Issa Subpoenas ATF on Gun-Store Raids

Erika Johnsen, HotAir

Darrell Issa has subpoenaed the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives for documents concerning its controversial storefront gun stings after repeated request were ignored. ATF used mentally disabled people, and lured juveniles with free video games and alcohol. 

Gun Laws No Deterrent for Shooting

Rasmussen Reports Staff

Just 33% of Americans believe it’s at least somewhat likely that stricter gun control laws would have prevented the mass Navy Yard shooting, according to a new survey.