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Fox News poll: Twice as many favor more guns over banning guns to reduce crime

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Fox News poll: Twice as many favor more guns over banning guns to reduce crime

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/01/18/fox-news-poll-twice-as-many-favor-more-guns-over-banning-guns-to-reduce-violent/#ixzz2Ig3qzgGX Nearly twice as many voters say there would be less violent crime if more law-abiding Americans owned guns, than if guns were banned. In addition, while American voters generally favor strengthening gun laws, 71 percent do not think tougher laws can stop shootings like the one last month in Newtown, Connecticut. Some […]

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Texas Attorney General Uses Gun Laws to Lure New Yorkers to Texas

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Responding to recent legislation passed by New York lawmakers, the Texas attorney general said that gun-owning New Yorkers can find a safe haven in the Lone Star State. View full story

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Gun Background Checks Need Fixes, Experts Say

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gun Background Checks Need Fixes, Experts Say One of President Obama's gun control proposals appears to have widespread support — universal background checks for gun purchases. Some experts on mental health and gun violence find problems with the current laws, and they say the system doesn't do a very good job of predicting and preventing […]

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Homeowner halts crime spree, WAFB, Baton Rouge, La. January 18, 2013

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Homeowner halts crime spree, WAFB, Baton Rouge, La. January 18, 2013 Jeffersonville, Ind. homeowner Mike Dreyer was allowing his ex-wife to stay in a storage building on his property, when two burglars attempted to break into the shed. The ex-wife was inside when the thieves struck at 4:30 a.m., and used her cell phone to […]

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New York: Newspaper takes down map listing gun permits

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

New York: Newspaper takes down map listing gun permits A newspaper has removed an interactive online map of handgun permit holders in two New York counties that drew nationwide anger and prompted threats against its staff, the publisher said Friday. View full story

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Maryland: O’Malley details gun control proposals

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maryland: O’Malley details gun control proposals Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley’s ambitious gun control package would require citizens who move to the state to register guns purchased elsewhere and make it illegal for residents younger than 21 to purchase or own registered firearms or ammunition. View full story

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More and more Floridians enjoy Right-to-Carry

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

More and more Floridians enjoy Right-to-Carry With President Obama’s blueprint to rein in gun violence now up for a great public and political debate, one thing’s for sure in the Sunshine state: More and more Floridians enjoy the personal security that a concealed weapons permit provides. View full story

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South Carolina Right-to-Carry permit applications soaring

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

South Carolina Right-to-Carry permit applications soaring An older couple in one of Bill Hayes’ concealed weapons classes will have to learn how to shoot after they finish the classroom work. Neither one has previously owned a gun.They are among new gun buyers in the Low country and the state who have driven the number of […]

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Mississippi: Bills would remove gun permits from public records

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mississippi: Bills would remove gun permits from public records Some Mississippi lawmakers propose cutting off public access to records about state issued permits for people to carry concealed guns.Rep. Mark Baker of Brandon and Sen. Will Longwitz of Madison say they want the change because a newspaper in New York published names and other information […]

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Oklahoma lawmakers push to respect gun rights

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Oklahoma lawmakers push to respect gun rights While President Obama is calling for further restrictions on access to guns, Oklahoma lawmakers are pushing in the other direction, introducing dozens of bills that would make it easier for people to carry firearms and to carry them into government meetings, state parks and even public schools.More than […]

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Massachusetts: Lawmakers propose mandatory liability insurance

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Massachusetts: Lawmakers propose mandatory liability insurance A bill filed Friday in Massachusetts would require gun owners to purchase liability insurance in the event that a firearm is used to injure. View full story

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Vermont: Senator withdraws bill to ban semi-autos

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Vermont: Senator withdraws bill to ban semi-autos The majority leaders of the Vermont state Senate says he’s withdrawing a bill that would have reinstated in Vermont a now expired federal assault weapons ban.Democratic Sen. Philip Baruth, of Chittenden County, says there’s not enough support among his colleagues and there’s mounting opposition from outside the Statehouse. […]

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Clinton: Don’t trivialize gun culture

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Clinton: Don’t trivialize gun culture Former President Bill Clinton warned a group of top Democratic donors at a private Saturday meeting not to underestimate the passions that gun control stirs among many Americans.”Do not patronize the passionate supporters of your opponents by looking down your nose at them,” Clinton said. View full story

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California: S.F., state move to restrict guns

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

California: S.F., state move to restrict guns As President Obama prepares for a battle in Congress over proposed gun control legislation, California and San Francisco are moving forward with even more far reaching proposals.The Golden State already has some of the toughest firearms laws in the nation, including a sophisticated background check database that has […]

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LaPierre to respond to Obama Inaugural Address

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

LaPierre to respond to Obama Inaugural Address Reno, NV – Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice President of the National Rifle Association, will directly respond tonight to President Obama’s Inaugural Address. View full story

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Gun control actions clarify laws for physicians

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gun control actions clarify laws for physicians BRUNSWICK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — One of the corner stones of President Obama's recent push for gun control is addressing the issue of mental illness. View full story

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Moms March In Manhattan For Stronger Gun Laws

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Moms March In Manhattan For Stronger Gun Laws On the heels of the president's call for gun control, hundreds of mothers marched in Lower Manhattan Monday to call for action from Congress. View full story

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Wyoming: Pro-Hunting Reform Bill to be Heard in Committee Tomorrow Morning!

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Wyoming: Pro-Hunting Reform Bill to be Heard in Committee Tomorrow Morning! Wyoming Senator Ogden Driskill (R-1) introduced a bill last week that would further expand the rights of hunters in the Cowboy State.  Senate File 132 would repeal the state prohibition on hunting with sound suppressors (which are additionally regulated under federal law) while providing additional penalties […]

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NY town defends Remington factory amid new gun ban

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

ILION, N.Y. (AP) — The big brick Remington gun factory pieces together military-style rifles in a state that has just banned their sale after a string of mass shootings led to a national outcry over civilian ownership of them. View full story

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NYSRPA: Ulster Co. Resolution

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

From NYSRPA The Ulster Co. Legislature has drafted a resolution which essentially supports the Obama antigun agenda. http://www.nysrpa.org/files/ulster-dr0108-2013.pdf The resolution will be discussed at the Public Safety Committee meeting on February 5 at 5:30pm at the Ulster County Law Enforcement Center, Rotunda, 380 Boulevard, Kingston. Here is contact info for the county legislature. http://www.co.ulster.ny.us/legislature/ Jacob […]

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