- Massachusetts: Gun Bills Waiting on Committee Action
Tue, 03 Aug 2021 13:32:46 -0500
Last week, the Joint Committee on the Judiciary held public hearings on both pro- and anti-gun bills.
- North Carolina: Guilford County Considering Firearm Discharge Restrictions
Tue, 03 Aug 2021 12:42:03 -0500
On August 5th, the Guilford County Board of Commissioners will consider File # 2021-294 to restrict hunting and target shooting, though it remains unclear if they even have the authority to do so. If you wish to attend the hearing, you may click here for information.
- NRA-ILA Files Friend of the Court Brief Urging the Sixth Circuit to Vacate ATF’s Bump Stock Rule
Mon, 02 Aug 2021 12:46:44 -0500
Last week, NRA-ILA filed an amicus curiae (or friend of the court) brief in support of a challenge to ATF’s 2018 rule that classified bump stocks as machineguns. The case is before an en banc panel of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
- Doctors Don’t Follow Their Own Orders
Mon, 02 Aug 2021 09:49:33 -0500
Readers are likely familiar with doctors’ attempts to position themselves as uniquely qualified to dictate firearms-related policy. Professional medical associations have a long history of producing recommendations they claim are “evidence-based” without any actual evidence or, worse, acknowledging the lack of evidence but demanding the policy still be enacted. Well, it turns out surgeons don’t follow their own recommendations either.
- Biden’s ATF Nominee and Mass Surveillance, Erosion of Civil Liberties
Mon, 02 Aug 2021 09:44:05 -0500
David Chipman, the Biden administration’s pick to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is well known for his employment as a “senior policy advisor” with major gun control organizations, notably Everytown’s “Mayors Against Illegal Guns” and currently, Giffords.
- Update: Bloomberg Mayor Faces Child Endangerment and Firearm Charges
Mon, 02 Aug 2021 09:32:54 -0500
Things just keep getting worse for Rochester, N.Y. mayor and member of Michael Bloomberg front group Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG) Lovely Warren. On July 16, the gun control proponent was charged with criminal possession of a firearm, endangering the welfare of a child, and failure to lock/secure firearms in a dwelling.