gun control

EPA's Next Liberal Step: Kill the Lead Bullet

Perry Chiaramonte, Fox News

When the last bullet-producing lead smelter closes on Dec. 31, it'll mark a major victory for those who say lead-based ammunition pollutes the environment. Others warn 'green' bullets will cost more, drive up copper prices and do little to help conservation.

Sharpton Meeting Leads to Revolt Against Machine Politics

Tom Blumer, NewsBusters.org

A recent town hall meeting hosted by Al Sharpton to address gun violence exploded into a revolt against “Chicago Machine” politics, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and the aldermen in City Hall, with panel and audience members calling to vote out their elected officials. A preacher even called for “Tea Party” style meetings.

Pro-Gun Crowd Protests Scott Brown

James Hohmann, Politico

Scott Brown will have to square his left-leaning record on guns with a GOP electorate. More than 125 pro-gun conservatives to a GOP party Brown attended but they came to protest his appearance, not to hear him speak.

Why States Are Backing Gun Rights

Bruce Parker, Daily Caller

The state-led movement to preserve the 2nd Amendment is good news. Combined with the hundreds of sheriffs nationwide who are refusing to enforce gun control out of loyalty to their constitutional oaths, a pushback by states has the power to end federal overreach — and perhaps end federal gun control altogether.

Sheriffs In Lib States Ignoring Gun Laws

Melanie Batley, Newsmax

New gun control laws are unconstitutional, say many sheriffs throughout the US (even in liberal CO, NY, and CA), and they're either refusing to enforce the statutes or have signaled that enforcement will be a very low priority.

Tacky: OFA Urges Celebration of Newtown

Dan McLaughlin, Red State

Organizing For America, Obama's tax exempt org, encourages followers to hold a Newtown shooting anniversary event this month. The site states, “Despite overwhelming public support for expanding background checks for gun sales, Congress has failed to act. Join local supporters as we remember Newtown and ask Congress: What will it take to make our communities safer?”

Poll: Less Believe in Gun Control

Jacqueline Klimas, The Washington Times

The call for stricter gun control has waned since the Newtown, Conn., school shooting at the end of 2012, a Gallup poll released Friday found. The country now is split nearly evenly on whether gun control laws need to be stricter. 

IL Law to Restrict Guns in Public

Awr Hawkins, Breitbart

In a bid to fight against criminal and gang possession of guns on the street, Illinois state rep. Mike Zalewski (D-21st Dist.) is set to propose legislation that basicly labels all firearm possession outside the home illegal.

Gov Leakers to Get A Firing Squad?

Kellan Howell, Washington Times

The Justice Department finds itself on the defensive after a training manual surfaced suggesting federal agents could face a firing squad for leaking government secrets.

Beware of Fake Gun Rights Orgs

Chris Cox, Exec. Director, NRA's Institute for Legislative Action, Daily Caller

There’s nothing new about elitist gun control supporters banding together to push their agendas. But the idea of attempting to conceal the anti-gun agenda behind a pro-gun façade has already been tried, repeatedly, and has always failed.

Palin: Gun Control Is Freedom Control

Sarah Palin, National Review Online

"Beware of politicians who exploit our emotions in an attempt to pass laws that even they admit wouldn’t have prevented the violence."

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. 

Gun Control's Dead End

Charles C. W. Cooke, National Review Online

The Left, if it’s honest, will find no reason for a new push for gun control in the wake of the Navy Yard tragedy.

Actor Politicizes Navy Yard Shooting

Christian Toto, Breitbart

It's a sad celebrity ritual. Tragedy strikes in the U.S., and a lib. actor uses Twitter to politicize it for their pet cause.

Even CNN Sees Through CO Dem

SooperMexican, Independent Journal Review

CO State Rep. Angela Giron (D) went on CNN to whine about being recalled over her gun-grabbing, but even the CNN interviewer saw through her 'voter suppression' lies and cut her off.

CO Anti-Gun Dems Kicked Out

Ross Kaminsky, American Spectator

Despite thousands of out-of-state dollars, including a reported $350,000 from Bloomberg, two Dem state senators John Morse and Angela Giron were recalled.

CO Recall Election Turns Violent

Dana Loesch, Red State

Could the voilence against citizen journalists and activists outside of polling places ahead of Colorado’s recall be a big sign that Dems are scared? WIthout a doubt.

Gun Control Rally Turns Pro-Gun

MinuteMenNews.com Staff

Six members of Mayors Against Illegal Guns hosted a pro-gun control OH rally, but 50+ pro-gun supporters swiftly took over.

NC Cops Can't Destroy Guns

Cheryl K. Chumley, The Washington Times

Police in N. Carolina can’t destroy weapons they receive in gun buyback programs any more under a new law that takes effect this week.