President Joe Biden falsely suggested that Americans who purchase firearms at gun shows don’t need to first pass a background check prior to the transaction. Federal law already mandates firearm dealers to initiate a background check on prospective buyers at stores and gun shows.
New Hampshire Republican lawmakers are advancing a plan to blunt the impact of any executive orders by President Joe Biden tightening firearm regulations following a recent spate of mass shootings.
USA TODAY Sports’ race and inclusion editor Hemal Jhaveri announced Friday she was fired after falsely saying an “angry white man” was responsible for Monday’s mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado.
We heard multiple times throughout the S.30 hearings that these laws are needed to combat “right-wing extremism” and to prevent an “insurrection like we saw on Jan. 6” from happening in Vermont. Every single one of the anti-gun lobbyists hit those same exact talking points.
While the Senate will likely vote on H.R. 8 and H.R. 1446, two gun control bills that passed the House last week, they would both need 60 votes to overcome an all but certain Republican filibuster. There is even division among Democrats, as West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin came out against both bills Tuesday.
March is Women’s History Month, yet Congress appears ready to celebrate in the worst way possible by creating more barriers for women who seek to exercise their Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms.
If signed into law, the “Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021” would mandate background checks whenever somebody purchases a gun, regardless of where they purchase it.
S.30, and its sister gun-free zone bill, S.63, need to be buried before our state becomes another entry in the long list of government-created victimizations above.
The new version of S.30 strikes all the previous wording and establishes a single new criminal punishment for carrying a gun inside a hospital.
The point of these lawsuits was, frankly, to strangle the firearms industry with thousands of lawsuits charging them with complicity in gun crimes.
Unfortunately, instead of seeking support for laws addressing the real underlying factors of gun violence, Biden is pushing politically divisive measures that would turn the right to keep and bear arms on its head without meaningfully making the nation any safer.
The Vermont Supreme Court has sided against a constitutional challenge to a 2018 state law banning standard capacity magazines, and now Vermont gun rights advocates may focus on a separate legal challenge — and one Second Amendment advocate says the issue could be headed for the federal courts.