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Democrat Who Thought Magazines Were Bullets Is Still Clueless

Democrat Who Thought Magazines Were Bullets Is Still Clueless

Yesterday Congresswoman Diane DeGette became a bit of a laughingstock by talking about gun magazines, in the context of a ban on high-capacity magazines, as if they were bullets. “What’s the efficacy of banning these magazine clips? I will tell you these are ammunition, they’re bullets, so the people who have those now, they’re going

New Gun Sales Under Obama Up 94% Compared To Gun Sales Under Bush

President Obama has been very, very good for gun sales. As measured by the the NICS background checks required for new gun sales, the number of gun purchases has nearly doubled under President Obama as compared to sales under President Bush. What will be interesting is to see if this massive spike will result in

Video: Democrat Congresswoman Doesn't Know That "Assault Magazines" Aren't Weapons

“What’s the efficacy of banning these magazine clips? I will tell you these are ammunition, they’re bullets, so the people who have those now, they’re going to shoot them,” US Congresswoman Diana DeGette told a forum about gun control recently. “And so if you ban them in the future, the number of these high-capacity magazines

Video: Democrat Legislator Compares ND To North Korea, Iran For Opposing United Nations Gun Treaty

The North Dakota House today brought to the floor SCR4018, which expresses the sense of the North Dakota legislature that our federal government ought to oppose a new United Nations gun treaty out of fear that it would infringe upon the 2nd amendment rights of Americans. After the resolution’s introduction on the House floor, Democrat

North Dakota Senate: Yes To Guns In Church, No To Guns In Schools

It was a mixed bag for proponents of gun rights in the North Dakota Senate today. Six bills dealing with gun issues were considered by the Senators today, with three passing and three failing. You can watch the floor debate for all these bills here. Here’s what passed: HB1260 – Introduced by Rep. Karen Karls,

Study Finds North Dakota Is The "Freest" State In The Union

According to George Mason University’s Mercatus Center, North Dakota is the freest state in the nation: The “Freedom in the 50 States” study measured economic and personal freedom using a wide range of criteria, including tax rates, government spending and debt, regulatory burdens, and state laws covering land use, union organizing, gun control, education choice

Michael Moore: "Fear And Racism" Is Why Americans Like Guns

I’ll stipulate to the idea that “fear” is why a lot of Americans want guns. We do, and should, have a certain level of fear for those who might do us wrong. But racism? If gun rights proponents are so racist, then why do they want gun rights for blacks and Hispanics and other minorities

Poll: Support For Gun Control Continues To Drop, Even Among Democrats

Democrats are still trying to hurry-up gun control legislation through Congress, and for good reason. Despite an uptick in support for gun control after the New Town, CT shootings, Americans seem to be returning to their normal position on the issue. Which is largely opposition to gun control. Note that the drop in support for

Heitkamp Targeted By Bloomberg Anti-Gun Ad

“Please don’t throw me into the briar patch, Mayor Bloomberg,” Senator Heitkamp was overheard saying. Mike Bloomberg is spending $12 million on attack ads designed to force U.S. senators to vote for national gun control laws that will supposedly save lives. However, the New York mayor’s commercials running in 13 states over the next two

Having Solved That Whole Budget Problem, Obama Pivots To Gays And Guns

The Senate passed a budget for the first time in four years. So, you know, fiscal crisis solved. President Obama devoted his weekly radio and internet address Saturday to pushing for more gun control in response to the mass killing in Newton, Connecticut last year. “As a nation, the last three months have changed us,”