Nets Ignore Michael Bloomberg Urging Police Take Guns from Minorities

Nets Ignore Michael Bloomberg Urging Police Take Guns from Minorities – On February 5, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg told nearly 400 people at an event in Aspen, Colorado that in order to save lives, police should actively take guns away from all male minorities between the ages of 15 and 25. The full audio was released on February 17, but the “big three” (ABC, CBS, and NBC) networks, who repeatedly promote Bloomberg’s anti-gun activism, have yet to report on his controversial anti-gun...

Gun groups launch new push for concealed-carry legislation

Gun groups launch new push for concealed-carry legislation – Gun rights groups are gearing up for a major push to move concealed-carry legislation through the new Republican Congress. The National Rifle Association (NRA) and other Second Amendment advocates are throwing their weight behind the Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, a bill introduced in both chambers of Congress that would allow gun owners to carry concealed weapons across state lines. “The Second Amendment doesn’t end at the border of your state,” said Larry Keane, general counsel for the National Shooting Sports Foundation. “This would enhance the rights of law-abiding citizens to protect themselves when they’re away from...

Bill would allow concealed weapons across state lines

Bill would allow concealed weapons across state lines – Gun owners would be allowed to carry concealed weapons around the country under new legislation introduced in the Senate.  The Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act would allow gun owners who have a concealed carry permit in their home state to bring their firearms in any other state with concealed-carry laws.  “This operates more or less like a driver’s license,” Sen. John Cornyn (Texas), the second-ranking Republican in the upper chamber, told The Hill. “So, for example, if you have a driver’s license in Texas, you can drive in New York, in Utah and other places, subject to the laws of those...

Hawley, Ranzenhofer introduce bill to allow big game hunting with rifles in Genesee County

Hawley, Ranzenhofer introduce bill to allow big game hunting with rifles in Genesee County – State Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer and Assemblyman Stephen Hawley have introduced special legislation, S.1292/A.4367, in the New York State Legislature to allow the use of rifles for big game hunting in Genesee County. “In several areas of New York State, sportsmen are allowed to hunt deer with rifles and this change in law would allow the use of rifles in Genesee County,” Ranzenhofer said. “As the this year’s session progresses, Assemblyman Hawley and I will be working together to get this bill signed into law.” Assemblyman Stephen Hawley is sponsoring the bill in the State...

Fight against SAFE Act continues

Fight against SAFE Act continues – Gun-rights advocates have not stopped their battle against the state’s controversial SAFE Act. About a dozen people attended Monday night’s St. Lawrence County Legislature meeting to seek support for a resolution that calls on the state to repeal its Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of 2013. County legislators voted 12-0 to support the...

New York Church Taking Walmart To Court Over Gun Sales

New York Church Taking Walmart To Court Over Gun Sales – Trinity Church sits in the shadow of lower Manhattan’s One World Trade Center, its brownstone Gothic Revival spire dwarfed by the Financial District’s surrounding skyscrapers. One of the smaller investments in Trinity’s diverse portfolio: about $2,000 worth of shares in Walmart. This spring, the church will face off against the big-box giant in a court case that could change the way public companies make business...
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