There It Is...Ocasio-Cortez Pushes For A Gun Ban

The New Zealand shooting, which left 50 people dead, is already being weaponized by the Left to pursue yet another wave of anti-gun activism. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s government virtually banned semi-automatic rifles, so of course, Democrats over here were oozing with all the feelings over that. Sen. Bernie Sanders was all over it almost immediately after news of the ban was reported. There is no wiggle room in Kiwi land, folks. It’s a gun confiscation program. No grandfather clause, or anything, if you own a so-called “military-style” assault rifle (liberal speak for a scary gun), you need to turn them over. It’s trash, but it’s also a good reminder for why we have a Second Amendment to our constitution. There are some in the media who say that no one has called for a gun ban. That’s patently false. The newest to voice their gun grabbing feelings is Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY).

Washington: Firearm Seizure & Other Bills to Be Heard In Committees

This week, the Washington state Senate Committee on Law & Justice and the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary will be hearing several bills affecting Second Amendment rights that crossed over from the opposite chamber.

California: Gun Show Ban Legislation and Vehicle Storage Bills to be Heard in Committee

Next week, both the Assembly Public Safety Committee and the Senate Governance and Finance Committee will be meeting to consider several anti-gun measures.  

Colorado: Contact Needed! - Senate Passes “Red Flag” Legislation on Second Reading

Last night, the Colorado Senate passed gun control legislation, House Bill 1177, on second reading.

Attend Firearms Law Seminar in Indianapolis

Please join us at the Annual National Firearms Law Seminar to be held on Friday, April 26, 2019 as part of the NRA Annual Meetings. This all-day seminar provides legal instruction for attorneys and all others interested in Second Amendment law. CLE credit for all states is available. 

Vermont: Senate Passes Handgun Waiting Period Legislation

Despite passing the most sweeping gun control bill in the history of the state last session, the gun ban groups proved that their thirst to end your constitutional rights is far from quenched.

Supreme Court to Review New York City Gun Control Law

A headline in Reason Magazine said it all: “Have Gun, Can’t Travel.”
That’s the plight of New York City “premises licensees” under one of the most bizarre and oppressive gun control laws in the nation.
Now the U.S. Supreme Court has that law in its sights.

NRA President Oliver North on Washington state’s gun laws

NRA President and retired Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North stopped by The Dori Monson Show Wednesday to talk about the 2020 field of Democratic presidential candidates, and to go over new gun laws in Washington state. “None of these things are going to stop the kinds of heinous crimes we’ve been watching over the past several years,” he told Monson. “When you look at some of these acts — these mass killings — the legislation that Washington, and many other states, are enacting aren’t going to stop any of these.”

Iowa: House Passes Bill to Improve Hunting Opportunities

On March 20th, the Iowa state House of Representatives voted 57-40 to pass House File 716 to improve hunting opportunities in Iowa by expanding the types of cartridges that may be used for hunting.  HF 716 will now go to the state Senate for further consideration.

Judge rejects state’s motion to dismiss "high-capacity" magazine ban case

Judge Mary Miles Teachout says attorneys arguing for and against a high-capacity magazine ban in Vermont need to fight it out in court before she decides on the constitutionality of a law passed last year.
The state filed a motion to dismiss the case, arguing that the gun owners and sellers bringing the case did not have legal standing to challenge the constitutionality of the ban. Attorneys representing the gun owners were seeking a summary judgement, arguing that the facts of the case proved beyond debate that the ban is unconstitutional.

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