Gun Laws

Cartridge ID law in California

Gun Control – Cartridge ID law in California

A highly controversial gun control law that was passed in 2007 is about to take effect, as California’s Attorney General Kamala Harris said on Friday. Generally speaking, it is a requirement that every new semiautomatic handgun contain “micro-stamping” technology that would allow police to trace a weapon from cartridges found at a crime scene. When  former Gov. Arnold Schwarzeneg... »

Majority of Virginians support stricter gun laws

Majority of Virginians support stricter gun laws – NBC poll

As it appears, 55 per cent of Virginians support stricter laws on the sale of firearms, opposed to 36 per cent who want them unchanged. The result of the new NBC News/Marrist poll is not surprising if we remember that Virginia is one of key swing states — President Obama twice won it by the same margin he won the national popular vote — the percentage is almost identical to the nationa... »

Obama Fights the Filibuster

Obama Fights the Filibuster

President Barak Obama’s campaigning for the federal government to adopt stricter gun laws is meeting some resistance from a group of Republican Senators who are trying to do something that might make it much more difficult to introduce a new gun law. Namely, Republican Senator from Utah, Mike Lee, along with Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Kentucky Senator Rand Paul are trying to make it necessar... »

Missouri Nullification Bill

Missouri Nullification Bill

On April 18, the Missouri House of Representatives passed a nullification bill that prohibits the enforcement of federal gun grabs within the sovereign borders of the state. Voting 115-41, Missouri lawmakers approved the bill named Second Amendment Preservation Act (HB 436). State Senate is working on a nearly identical bill, sponsored by state Senator Brian Nieves. HB 436, was approved by the ent... »

Tougher Gun Control in New Jersey

Tougher Gun Control in New Jersey

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie presented gun control and crime prevention measures that are as comprehensive as they are ambitious. He admits that it is impossible to prevent all violence in the society, but it is for government to question, scrutinize and demand more in addressing the problem. The plan includes expanding the state gun control laws and government-funded mental health treatment... »

Gun Control Bills Failed

Gun Control Bills Failed, Now What?

OK, so gun control bills failed, now what? After President’s attempt at gun control reform failed in the U.S. senate, president Obama and his allies in congress found their hopes dashed by last Wednesday’s decision in Washington. Now the questions arises, just how do they intend to do that? After the tragedy in Newton and collective emotional surge failed to carry them through to what can they hop... »

Senate Defeats Expanded Gun Background Checks

Senate Defeats Expanded Gun Background Checks

The supporters of tougher gun laws suffered a heavy blow on Wednesday, as the U.S. Senate rejected a compromise plan which would expand beckgorund checks on firearms sales, in addition to banning some semi-automatic weapons based on military assault weapons. Despite the staunch push by President Barack Obama and Democrats, their stalwart opposition embodied in the ever-powerful National Rifle Asso... »

Bipartisan gun control deal accomplished

Bipartisan Gun Control Deal Accomplished

President Barak Obama has been fervently calling for stricter gun control laws for a while now, and has been met with equally loud opposition. While the proposed assault rifles ban doesn’t seem likely to be adopted anytime soon, still some progress has been made when it comes to background checks for potential gun owners. Considering the fact that gun laws have always been one of the most ho... »

Colorado Sheriffs Against Tighter Gun Laws

Colorado Sheriffs Against Tighter Gun Laws

The new Colorado gun legislation has sparked a blaze of discontent as more than a dozen county sheriffs held a rally on Wednesday, speaking out against the latest magazine capacity restrictions, in the eve of President Barack Obama’s visit to Denver, where he advocated tightening the gun laws. The sheriffs in uniform, sixteen of them, some holding the American flag held a news conference at ... »

Out-of-state Hunters Boycott Colorado

Out-of-state Hunters Boycott Colorado

The hunters from other states are boycotting Colorado because of a pending law, which would prohibit ammunition magazines that hold more than 15 rounds. Stretching over the Rockies, Colorado has always been popular among the hunters. Moreover, it is the home of the largest herds of elk throughout the states. However the recent events may bring a heavy blow to the state’s major tourism indust... »

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