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October 30, 2019
Judge strikes down Pittsburgh anti-gun laws

Several months ago we told you of efforts by the city of Pittsburgh to enact strict gun control laws in defiance of Pennsylvania state laws that explicitly reserved the right to pass firearm-related legislation to the state legislature. Within weeks, the Mayor Bill Peduto and city councilmembers were sued over the new laws. Yesterday, the […]

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October 14, 2019
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signs 15 anti-gun bills

If the Democrat-dominated legislature in California passes it, then when it comes to anti-gun bills, Gov. Gavin Newsom will sign them. A total of 15 new gun-control bills became law last week with the governor's signature, including several bills that former Gov. Jerry Brown had declined to sign. An email sent out by the Firearms […]

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October 8, 2019
San Francisco retreats in battle against NRA

Just two weeks after declaring the National Rifle Association a domestic terrorist organization, San Francisco Mayor London Breed and City Attorney Dennis Herrera issued a memo ordering city agencies to ignore the resolution's requirements to cut off contractors or other groups with relationships with the NRA. The Resolution does not impose any obligations on City […]

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September 5, 2019
San Francisco Supervisors declare NRA a Terrorist Organization

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week to adopt a declaration, written by District 2 Supervisor Catherine Stefani, designating the National Rifle Association, the nation's oldest civil rights organization, a domestic terrorist organization. District 2 Supervisor Catherine Stefani wrote the scathing declaration reading in part, "the National Rifle Association spreads propaganda that […]

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August 28, 2019
San Diego Union-Tribune proposes gun-control 'compromise'

In a weekend editorial, the San Diego Union-Tribune*, once a fairly conservative paper editorially, came out with a gun control compromise which asks for substantive concessions on the part of Second Amendment defenders and mere promises from anti-gun zealots. President Donald Trump may not have a record as a Second Amendment advocate to make a precise […]

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August 22, 2019
California officials thwart planned mass shooting at hotel

California law enforcement officials announced Wednesday, Aug. 21, that they had thwarted a threatened mass shooting at a Long Beach Marriott hotel by a disgruntled worker. The man, who had several high-powered weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition at his Los Angeles-area home, was arrested Tuesday, police said. Rodolfo Montoya, 37, who was arrested […]

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August 15, 2019
Trump's Tweet Highlights Fundamental Flaws in Red Flag Laws

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump reacted to a viral video showing CNN anchor and gun control advocate Chris Cuomo in a expletive-filled rant with a Trump supporter that culminated in Cuomo threatening to throw the man down the stairs. Trump's tweet exposes some of the fundamental problems with so-called "Red Flag Laws." Would Chris Cuomo […]

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August 12, 2019
New Hampshire Governor Vetoes Three Gun Bills

New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu on Friday vetoed three gun control bills in defiance of the "commonsense" cadre's calls for new laws to prevent "gun violence." Sununu vetoed House 109, which closes the so-called gun show loophole and requires background checks for virtually all commercial firearms sales or transfers; House Bill 514, which requires a three-day waiting […]

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July 31, 2019
Concealed Carry Permits Triple in North Carolina, Violent Crime Down

The Charlotte Observer reported this morning that the number of concealed carry permits in North Carolina has tripled since 2010 to 647,553 at the beginning of this year. While the number of law-abiding citizens carrying firearms has drastically increased, violent crime has not. North Carolina passed its comprehensive concealed-carry law in 1995, requiring permit applicants to be […]

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July 30, 2019
Judge Opens Door to Banning Semi-Automatic Rifles

Last week, U.S. District Court Judge Josephine Staton of the Central District of California, ruled in the case of Rupp v. Becerra that semi-automatic rifles are not protected by the Second Amendment. Staton's ruling relies heavily on the atrocious Fourth Circuit en banc ruling in the Kolbe case that created the curious logical construction that the Second […]

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July 29, 2019
Shooting at Gilroy Garlic Festival Shows Impotence of Gun Control Laws

No law can stop an individual determined to do evil. Sunday's shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival that left three dead, including a 6-year-old boy and 13-year-old girl, and wounding at least 15, was committed by a deranged teenager who bypassed security and wielded an AK-47-pattern rifle. [Restricted Arms does not publish the names of […]

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July 25, 2019
CRPA files injunction request against California Ammo Background Checks

The California Rifle and Pistol Association (CRPA) filed for an injunction [PDF Format] late Monday against the state of California's new ammunition background check regime. The new law, which went into effect on July 1, requires all ammunition sales to be face-to-face and undergo a background check through the state's new system. According to reports […]

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