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California’s new law allowing state authorities and victims of crimes to bring lawsuits against firearm retailers and manufacturers is flawed in ways that Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom never considered. Among them might be the state’s admission that their own background check system cannot be trusted and California’s Department of Justice …
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As Senate negotiators continue work on fine-tuning concepts for a gun control “framework” announced last week, one issue that has received surprisingly little attention is the potential inclusion of juvenile records in federal firearm background checks. “Who could argue with that?” one might say. “The more records available for review, the better.” …
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As the unconstitutional Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives attempts to cover for Joe Biden’s son, Hunter, amid a gun scandal, as if the man didn’t have enough scandal to deal with, I thought it would behoove us to go back in time to October 2014, the year following …
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NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearm industry trade association, revealed that the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) processed 687,788 background checks during the week leading up to and including Black Friday. FBI’s NICS recorded 187,585 on Black Friday alone, ranking it among the …
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The Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund is airing a series of new television and digital advertisements in Alaska, North Carolina, Ohio, and Texas, according to The Hill. In the process, the group is spending a reported $500,000 to promote legislation mandating so-called “universal” background checks on all firearm sales. “These …
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South Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Connecticut US Senator Richard Blumenthal were given massive coverage in the media this week to push their new tyrannical gun control law. “The Ammunition Background Check Act of 2021,” would require all citizens who wish to purchase ammo for their already-legal firearms to …
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Editors’ Note: But they do infringe on the Fifth Amendment rights of Americans, as they deny them their liberty to exercise their Second Amendment-protected rights by assuming them guilty and must prove their innocence. No amount of “gun control” will prevent these kind of events.  Colorado already has it. Perhaps …
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Over 21 million background checks were conducted for the purchase of a firearm in 2020, according to new data from the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF). Of these more than 21 million checks conducted, the NSSF estimates that 8.4 million people purchased a firearm for the first time. If the …
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Black Friday saw over 186,000 background checks conducted for the purchase of firearms, the fourth highest single-day total in history. The entire holiday weekend saw more than 417,000 checks, according to new data from the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF). Though Black Friday 2019 saw more checks conducted on that …
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The mayor of Salt Lake County, Utah, has instituted a new rule requiring background checks for all firearms transfers conducted at gun shows held at county-owned facilities. The move has set off a debate about the legalities of the new rule, given Utah’s pre-emption statutes. Mayor Jenny Wilson (D), announcing …
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