Some third-grader writing about the definition of assault weapons in California uses images from Rambo and (I shit you not) the Halo video game. Assault weapons are dangerous. Just look: I mean, why would anyone even NEED an MA4B-APTR? Are they going to go duck hunting with an M8 SMG? Thomas Jefferson certainly didn’t have […]
The Assault Weapons Ban: How Silly Was It? (Part Two) Bob Owens on Pajamas Media. Also see Part One here.
Banning Assault Weapons: Time For The NRA To Admit It’s All About Lifestyle Some guy named Aaron Epple writes: When George W. Bush quietly allowed the federal assault weapons ban expire in 2004 Wait. George W. Bush allowed the ban to expire? How? Did he veto the bill extending it? That’s right. No bill made […]
Shootings provide new opportunity So says Lisa Price, Co-Founder of North Carolinians Against Gun Violence (NCGV). She supports the “bill to ban magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of bullets.” Via SailorCurt.
Further Thoughts on Gun Control …just because gun controls are likely to be politically unpopular does not make them any less necessary. It is true that the United States possesses a much stronger gun culture than that found in Europe, and once guns have been purchased, it appears incredibly difficult to see them removed from […]
Ohio Supreme Court shoots down local gun control The Ohio Supreme Court today dealt a fatal blow to local efforts to regulate firearms, concluding that a more permissive state law should trump restrictions on guns in cities. In a 5-2 ruling, the state’s top court struck down Cleveland’s assault-weapons ban and registration requirement for handguns. […]
Via the Mexican government: State Police Arsenal Raided in Chihuahua City The group entered by the main (south) entrance. They first took control of the radio room. In the process, they disarmed 5 guards & handcuffed their hands & feet (one news source said it was 2 police & 3 security guards). The commando then […]
Mexican President Calderone Lied to Congress You keep saying it long enough, enough people will start to think it’s true: Calderon said the increase in violence in Mexico had coincided with the 2004 lifting of a U.S. assault weapons ban. He said again that 80% of the guns that hae been seized by Mexican officials […]