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    Professional “fact checkers” at the Washington Post and elsewhere aren’t notable for their pro-gun bias. In the past, for example, these propagandists have condemned as incorrect claims that Hillary Clinton doesn’t believe in the right to keep a gun at home for self-defense, and that Joe Biden supports gun confiscation, while using the same framework of politically desirable reality to uphold bogus gun control talking...
    The White House sidestepped a question Monday about rising crime statistics, attributing the data to the number of guns in citizens' hands. "Well, I would say, certainly, there is a guns problem," White House press secretary Jen Psaki said. "And that's one of the reasons that we have proposed and now are implementing funding for community violence prevention programs across...
    David Chipman, President Biden's nominee to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has some questionable ideas on gun suppressors and assault weapons.  Gun control advocates have praised the nomination of Chipman, who was an ATF special agent for 25 years and currently serves as senior policy adviser to gun violence prevention group Giffords, highlighting the significance of the ATF director's role...
    A former Georgia Deputy has pleaded guilty to possessing unregistered firearms after the FBI launched an investigation into an extremist group. FBI agents discovered 28-year-old Cody Richard Griggers wrote in a group text that he manufactured and acquired illegal firearms and also expressed views that were consistent with racially motivated violent extremism.  Members in the group text, who called themselves...
    By Larry Keane President Joe Biden spoke for more than an hour to a limited Joint Session of Congress for his first major speech since his inauguration. It was during a three-minute stretch near the end, though, that the president got plenty wrong about firearms, the Second Amendment and the record number of diverse Americans who purchased guns during the...
    Tucker Carlson railed against Joe Biden's new executive actions on gun control by telling viewers who own firearms that the president is trying to turn them into criminals in a targeted attack on Republican voters.  The Fox News host opened his show on Thursday with an impassioned rant hours after Biden announced the orders, which will crack down on so-called...
    An Iowa gun store refused to sell a semi-automatic rifle to a heavily armed and agitated Colorado man after he said he was surprised his friends didn’t suspect he was the Boulder mass shooter, according to federal court documents released Friday. BOULDER GROCERY STORE MASSACRE DESCRIBED BY WITNESSES AS CHAOS: HE JUST 'STARTED SHOOTING' The Nebraska State Patrol initially arrested...
    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP/CBS4) — An Iowa gun store refused to sell a semi-automatic rifle to a heavily armed and agitated Colorado man after he said he was surprised his friends didn’t suspect he was the Boulder mass shooter, according to federal court documents released Friday. The Nebraska State Patrol initially arrested the self-described firearms enthusiast, Adam Vannoy, 40, on...
    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa gun store refused to sell a semi-automatic rifle to a heavily armed and agitated Colorado man who said he was surprised his friends didn’t suspect he was the Boulder mass shooter, according to federal court documents released Friday. The Nebraska State Patrol initially arrested the self-described firearms enthusiast, Adam Vannoy, 40, on March...
    When Republicans commit themselves to spreading a lie, they don’t do it halfway. The latest lie that Republicans are going big on—and one that they’re determined to keep alive—is rewriting what happened on Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol. Republicans—both the high-level ones selling the lie and the base voters buying it—have a whole bunch of fraudulent ways to claim that we...
    Thursday, during an appearance on FNC’s “Fox News Primetime,” Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) responded to critics taking exception to her firearm display during a virtual Natural Resources Committee organizing meeting. Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) tweeted her concern about Boebert’s display. I always thought my dirty dishes piled up and accumulating bacteria were the most dangerous thing in a Zoom background… ????????????...
    GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert plans to bring her Glock handgun to work with her at the Capitol building. Washington, D.C., Police Chief Robert Contee III wants to make sure the Colorado lawmaker knows the city’s rules on carrying concealed firearms, Politico reports. During a Monday press conference, Contee said he plans to reach out to Boebert to make sure "she is...
              U.S. Rep. Mark Green (R-TN-07) has sent a letter to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives expressing what he called “grave concerns” over that agency’s intention to impose regulations on stabilizing braces for firearms. This, according to a press release that Green’s staff published on his website this week. According to...
    Walmart has taken guns and ammunition off its stores’ shelves ahead of Election Day, citing potential “civil unrest.” The retail giant removed the items off the shelves in case there are any riots that could lead to stores being looted and lead to the possible theft of firearms, according to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ). Walmart will still be selling...
    In the first five months of the COVID-19, thousands of Californians bought new guns and changed the way they stored their firearms in a bid to counter the unrest, government crackdowns and societal disintegration they feared would be unleashed by the public health emergency, a new survey has found. The UC Davis researchers who conducted the survey detected shifts in...
    Several Michigan Democrats have complained about protesters bringing firearms into the state’s capitol and one member threatened to file a workplace grievance unless Republicans agreed to bar firearms on the premises. Democratic State House Minority Leader Christine Greig called guns in the capitol “threatening” and said the majority of her liberal colleagues agree with her in an interview with the...
    Joe Biden and Kamala Harris want to ban certain types of semi-automatic firearms that are rarely used in crimes. These firearms are also commonly owned; estimates from 2018 peg the number owned in the U.S. at more than 16 million. So why are Biden and his would-be Florida man, Michael Bloomberg, so focused on these semi-automatic firearms? Why are certain types of semi-automatic rifles...
    With the seizure of the 117th illegal firearm by Springfield Police this year, officers are pulling guns off the streets at a rate of about 1 every other day. On average, Springfield is second only to Boston in the number of firearms recovered per year in Massachusetts, according to the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms. Last year, 204...
    Two Missouri men were arrested after local law enforcement tipped off federal agents about their plan to travel to Kenosha, Wisconsin, with assault-style weapons. Michael M. Karmo, 40, and Cody E. Smith, 33, were arrested and charged with illegal possession of firearms on Tuesday, the Department of Justice announced Thursday, according to the criminal complaint. They were arrested outside of...
    On Friday, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals handed down a decision of immense importance. In Duncan v. Becerra, the Court struck down California’s ban on firearm magazines of more than ten rounds, holding that the ban violated the Second Amendment. It was a major legal battle, with the Democrat attorneys general of...
    PIKESVILLE, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland have issued an advisory about an apparent email phishing scam targeting firearms dealers in the state. It was issued after the Maryland State Police Licensing Division was notified Tuesday about emails received by at least two firearms dealers, Maryland State Police said in a news release. The emails, which contain an attachment that...
    ATLANTA (AP) - A $10,000 reward is being offered for information in the looting of a Georgia gun store in the wake of protests about the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering a $5,000 reward that’s being matched by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, federal authorities said Friday. Chuck’s Firearms...
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