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The Left Is Losing The Argument On Assault Weapons And Gun Control

The Left Is Losing The Argument On Assault Weapons And Gun Control

If you had no other evidence available to you other than smug social media postings from your progressive friends, or aggressive proclamations from left-wing pundits, you would think that the left was winning the gun control debate. A spate of mass shootings has certainly provided them with a convenient environment in which to make those

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For First Time In 20 Years Majority Of Americans Oppose Assault Weapons Ban In NY Times Poll

This via NYU political scientist Patrick Egan: For first time in 20 yrs of @nytimes poll, a majority of Americans opposes ban on assault weapons pic.twitter.com/xosjHoDNTi — Patrick J. Egan (@Patrick_J_Egan) December 11, 2015 Note that the last poll was earlier this month, in the wake of the San Bernardino and Colorado Springs shootings. There’s

Democrat: We Must Ban Private Gun Sales Because Terrorism

According to Senator Diane Feinstein, we can’t let one person sell a gun privately to another person because the buyer might be a terrorist. She’s also saying that defeating the Senate filibuster of the gun control bill opens the door to another assault weapons ban. So, you know, thanks to supposedly pro-gun Senators like John

CNN Poll: Support For Gun Control Is Slipping

Democrats were in a hurry to push through tough new gun control regulations after the Sandy Hook murders, and here’s the reason why. With the assault weapons ban fizzling in the Senate, support for new gun control laws is declining the further we get away from what happened in New Town, Connecticut: Washington (CNN) –

Democrat Congresswoman Is Pretty Sure A Total Handgun Ban Could Be Legal

One of the oddest aspects of the gun control debate is the focus on so-called “assault weapons” which, based on the data, are used in far fewer crimes than handguns. In a Gallup poll taken just two weeks after the Sandy Hook shooting, there was just a slim 51-44 majority against banning “assault weapons” yet

Washington State Gun Ban Gives Law Enforcement Permission To Search Your Home Without A Warrant

Well, they clearly don’t care much for the 2nd amendment, so why would we expect them to care about the 4th amendment? “They always say, we’ll never go house to house to take your guns away. But then you see this, and you have to wonder.” That’s no gun-rights absolutist talking, but Lance Palmer, a

Will Gun Control Become Obsolete?

Imagine being able to download gun parts, and perhaps even an entire gun, from the internet and print it out in your home. Meet the “Cuomo.” It’s a new printed magazine for your AR-15 rifle, soon to be available for download, and it holds 30 bullets. Upgrading an earlier design that didn’t hold up particularly

Heidi Heitkamp: Defiant Democrat?

It seems Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s top agenda item for her time in Washington DC so far is to try and manufacture a political mythology around herself. Case in point, this profile of Heitkamp the “defiant Democrat.” That’s an important thing for Heitkamp. She needs her red-state constituency to perceive her as something different than what

Fargo Police Chief Calls For Assault Weapons Ban

Fargo Police Chief Keith Ternes must not have a firm grasp on what’s actually happening at the legislature in Bismarck. In blasting HB1183, introduced by Rep. Roscoe Streyle and aimed at preventing any state support for new federal gun control laws, Ternes claimed that most law enforcement in the state would oppose the bill: FARGO

Obama Announces A War Of Attrition On Gun Ownership

Via the Washington Times, here are President Obama’s 23 executive orders to address gun control. The list is pretty long on asking American doctors – as though they were federal employees or something – to engage their patients on the issue of guns. Because Americans get to spend so much time talking to their doctors

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