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ND Law Enforcement Drops Opposition To Bill Preventing Enforcement Of New Federal Gun Control Laws

ND Law Enforcement Drops Opposition To Bill Preventing Enforcement Of New Federal Gun Control Laws

This morning the House Judiciary Committee her testimony on HB1183. This was the bill introduced by Rep. Roscoe Streyle which would prevent North Dakota officials from enforcing any new federal gun control laws. Law enforcement officials in the state had expressed some concern about the law – most notably Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney was

ND Legislature Bills For Gun Control, Earlier Sunday Alcohol Sales, Drug Testing For Welfare Recipients

There were a lot of interesting bills introduced yesterday down at the legislature. Here’s a summary of what’s been introduced: Gun Control HB1415 and 1416, both introduced by Democrat Steve Zaiser, would make make high-capacity magazines/belt feeds, etc. illegal as well as so-called “assault weapons.” From HB1416, which doesn’t apply to the military or law

Interview: Cramer Says President Obama Has Used Sandy Hook Shooting For Gun Control Agenda

Rep. Kevin Cramer was in North Dakota this weekend and announced his plans for a round table discussion about gun rights. It will be a part of a series of forums on American issues, and will be held on February 22nd in Fargo. Cramer says he’s putting this discussion together in North Dakota because he’s

Democrat Wants To Subsidize Americans Surrending Firearms To The Government

Think of it as a sort of federal buyback program of the sort that local governments often use. The idea is to have fewer guns in the public’s hands by paying them to turn those guns in. (CNSNews.com) – Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) has introduced a bill that would give individuals a federal tax credit

What If Banning Violent Video Games Makes Americans More Violent?

A Utah Democrat wants to crack down on violent video games as a way to address violent crimes: Rep. Jim Matheson (D-Utah) introduced a bill this week that would ban the sale of violent video games to minors. The Supreme Court struck down a similar California law in 2011, ruling that the restriction violated the

Propaganda: White House Releases Videos Of Kids Reading Letters About Gun Control

“The child can’t vouch for the policies,” wrote Ann Althouse today. “The child hasn’t competently requested anything. The child is merely a prop representing goodness, innocence, and the future.” Which is why using a child to make a political point is repulsive. But that’s exactly what President Obama is doing, surrounding himself with children yesterday

Poll Shows Support For New Gun Control Laws Slipping

If you were wondering why President Obama and Democrats were in such a hurry to cram through new gun control laws, here’s your explanation: The poll’s Wednesday release comes a few hours after the president proposed background checks on all gun sales and bans on military style assault weapons and high-capacity magazines as part of

North Dakota Shouldn't Be Obliged To Help Enforce Bad Federal Policy

It seems that legislation introduced by North Dakota state Rep. Roscoe Streyle which would prohibit the use of state resources to enforce new federal gun control laws is drawing the ire of state law enforcement officials. “So what next? Someone doesn’t like federal transportation law?” sniffed Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney on the Jay Thomas

Heitkamp Wants National Gun Violence Commission

Those wanting to give Senator Heidi Heitkamp credit for standing up for President Obama on the gun control issue might want to subject her statement in response to the President’s gun control agenda announced yesterday. Because Heitkamp’s problems with the proposal is that it a) doesn’t go far enough and b) doesn’t layer on yet

A Ghoulish Display Of Political Theater At The State Capitol

DUI policy will be a hot topic in this legislative session thanks to the Fargo-centric media sensationalizing a few tragic DUI crashes. As I’ve written before, the DUI problem in North Dakota a) isn’t nearly as bad as some would have you believe and b) certainly isn’t being solved by “get tough” enforcement policies. But

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