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Obama Announces A War Of Attrition On Gun Ownership

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

Heidi Heitkamp Still Clear As Mud On Gun Rights

With President Obama set to address the nation tomorrow on his agenda for gun control, and with Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s gun control debacle from two weeks ago still ringing in the ears of North Dakotans, the Senator sat down with local media to give us all another heaping helping of dissembling on her gun rights

In Passing New Anti-Gun Laws, New York Should Have Remembered Failures Of Anti-Tobacco Laws

The State of New York is making headlines as the first state in America to pass new gun control laws after the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting in Connecticut. These laws seem calculated to ban guns not through outright prohibition but through regulatory attrition. New Yorkers, among other things, will now have to get a background

West Virginia Democrat Uses Heidi Heitkamp Approach For Talking Gun Control

Senator Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat who once shot a copy of a cap and trade bill with a rifle in a campaign ad, has been going back and forth on gun rights issues since the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting shoved the issue into the national limelight. First he was pro-gun control, then against

Gun Control Is A Distraction

Is it going too far to say that President Obama has seized on the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting as an opportunity to push an always-controversial gun control fight to distract from much more pressing issues, such as the nation’s horrendous fiscal position? President Obama has shown himself to be nothing if not the consummate opportunist.

Obama To Propose Assault Weapons Ban, Magazine Limits This Week

After just a perfunctory meeting of the gun control task force he convened, President Obama is set to make recommendations to Congress for new gun control laws. According to the Washington Post, what we’re going to get is a new assault weapons ban, an expansion of federal background check requirements and a limit on magazine

Bill Before ND Legislature Would Allow Concealed Carry In Schools, Churches

A bill introduced at the ND legislature would ease some of North Dakota’s concealed carry laws by allowing concealed carry in state parks and federal parks as well as in schools and churches with permission. From the pertinent section (full bill below): An individual possessing a valid concealed weapons license from this state or a

Gun-Controlled Chicago Sees More American Deaths Than Afghanistan War Zone

Via Gateway Pundit, there were 405 coalition casualties in Afghanistan in 2012, and 310 of them were Americans (72% of US war casualties in Afghanistan have come under President Obama). In Chicago, which claims some of the strictest gun control policies in America, there were 532 homicides in 2012. Yet, still, Chicago’s officials blame all

How Many North Dakota Lives Could Oil Pipelines Be Saving?

One continually frustrating aspect of the North Dakota media’s coverage of rising traffic fatality rates is the fact that they refuse to report those rates in the context of rising levels of traffic on the road. Yes, fatalities are up, but so are the number of drivers on the road and the number of vehicle

White House Petition Calls For "Gun Free Zones" Around President And Vice President

Hey, if it’s good enough for our schools and college campuses, it should be good enough for the top officials in the executive branch, no? Gun Free Zones are supposed to protect our children, and some politicians wish to strip us of our right to keep and bear arms. Those same politicians and their families

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