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Video: Senator John Hoeven Named Letterman's "Stooge Of The Week" Over Gun Control Vote

Video: Senator John Hoeven Named Letterman's "Stooge Of The Week" Over Gun Control Vote

According to David Letterman last night, Senator John Hoeven is a “stooge” because he voted against gun control legislation despite a poll from Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun group which suggests that 94% of North Dakotans oppose gun control. So, Hoeven is a “stooge” because he voted against the wishes of his constituents. But that’s only

Would Washington DC's Mandatory $250,000 Insurance Policy For Gun Owners Be Constitutional?

The gun grabbers know they don’t have the political horsepower to actually grab the guns. So, instead, they’re just going to make buying, possessing, carrying and using a gun so fraught with red tape and expense that nobody does it. WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — The D.C. Council is considering requiring people to purchase liability insurance before

Poll: 64% Of Gun Control Proponents Wrongly Think Gun Crime Is Up

One of the most powerful arguments against gun control is the incontrovertible fact that not only is violent crime in general down, but that crimes committed specifically with guns are down. By a lot. The problem is, the people who support gun control don’t know that: According to a Rasmussen poll released on Friday, while

Report: Gun Homicides Down 40% Since 1993, Gun Crimes Down Nearly 70%

Opponents of gun control are fond of pointing to federal crime statistics which show violent crime, including crimes committed by guns, declining in the United States over the last couple of decades despite states liberalizing gun control policies and Americans buying more guns. But a new Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics has a report

The First Entirely 3D Printed Handgun

We’ve seen guns with elements produced on a 3D printer before, but now the first-ever gun entirely produced by a 3D printer has been test fired (via The Blaze). Obviously, we’re not quite at a point where people are going to be printing guns out for themselves on a massive scale. At this point, for

Heidi Heitkamp Can't Afford Too Much Independence

Betsy Woodruff has an article up this morning at National Review covering the balancing act red-state Democrats like Senator Heidi Heitkamp must pull off to both appease their right-of-center constituencies while not angering their national liberal supporters. Former White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley blasted Heitkamp after she voted against gun control legislation, calling

Hypocrites: Anti-Gun Democrats Seeking Pro-Gun Candidates For Swingstates

On the national level the Democrat push to toughen gun control laws was undone by red-state, pro-gun Democrats who joined with Republicans to kill the effort in the Senate. But even as the push for tougher gun control policies continue, Democrat party officials are seeking more pro-gun candidates to run in the coming election. Democratic

Shocker: Tough Gun Control Laws Didn't Impede Boston Bombers

It turns out that Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev not only didn’t have license to purchase weapons in Massachusetts, home to some of the toughest gun laws in the nation according to the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, but they wouldn’t have qualified to own guns if they had applied. Yet, somehow they still managed

How Many People In Boston Are Wishing They Had A Gun Right Now?

There is a massive manhunt going on in the Boston region right now, looking for the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the younger of the two brothers identified as likely having set the bombs. Authorities are warning residents in the area to stay in their homes, and not answer a door