Category Archive: Gun Control

Jun 08

U.S. House Passes Appropriations Bill Containing a Number of Pro-Gun General Provisions

We reported earlier this month on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee approving the FY15 Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations bill.  The bill then moved on to the floor of the U.S. House where, on Thursday, May 29, it was passed by a vote of 321-87.  The bill contains a number of pro-gun general provisions, including:Sec. 215–Prohibits Gun Walking …

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Apr 22

Defying Senate, Obama Vows to Win on Gun Control

On Wednesday, the Senate rejected a gun control agenda that President Obama has adopted as his own over the last few months, but to which other gun control supporters have bitterly clung for years: banning an ever-lengthening list of semi-automatic firearms, banning magazines that hold more than 10 rounds, and expanding background check requirements to …

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Jan 20

Top Democrats optimistic Congress will pass gun control legislation.

Top Democrats expressed confidence Sunday that Congress will pass significant gun-control legislation, with the backing of Washington lawmakers and pressure from Americans across the country. David Plouffe, a senior adviser for President Obama, acknowledged the president’s gun-control proposals will need public support to pass in Congress and said the White House will try to “enlist” …

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Jan 10

Senator Feinstein’s Gun Ban

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.)–author of the federal “assault weapon” and “large” ammunition magazine ban of 1994-2004–has said for weeks that she will soon introduce an even more restrictive bill.  Leaders in the U.S. Senate have stated that January 22 will be the first day on which new Senate legislation can be proposed, so that is …

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Jan 10

Travis County Commissioners Ban on Gun Shows in Taxpayer-Owned Facilities

While anti-Second Amendment politicians in Washington plot their national gun control agenda, local officials are taking direct aim at gun shows in the Austin area. Travis County Commissioners, at the urging of their counterparts on the Austin City Council, are considering a proposal to ban gun shows on county-owned property and in public facilities. Austin …

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Dec 28

The Flaws with Gun Control

I write this as the first children from the horrific slaughter in Newton, CT are laid to rest. The usual suspects are screaming for more gun control and the uninformed and left wing are going right along. That I do not support more gun control laws should come as no surprise to any regular readers …

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