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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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July 16, 2019
New Jersey Governor Signs New Gun Laws; Others Await Senate OK

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a slate of new gun laws today, the most notable of which is a "fix" to a 17-year-old law that has had the effect of stifling the development of so-called smart guns. The 2002 law required that once a "smart gun" was available for sale in New Jersey, then […]

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July 15, 2019
Gun Control Advocates Tout Flawed Study

The journal Pediatrics today released a study purporting to show that states with tougher gun laws (as judged by the Brady Campaign) results in a 35 percent decrease in "youth" firearms deaths. Children, as defined by the study, include those up to 21 years of age. In other words, not children. This is not a serious […]

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July 10, 2019
Pennsylvania Democrats Not Interested in Enforcing Gun Laws

Two top Democrat prosecutors have indicated that a new law designed to ensure that those violating gun laws get prosecuted will not use that authority. The Pennsylvania legislature earlier this year passed a law allowing so-called "concurrent jurisdiction" for the city of Philadelphia. The law is targeted at Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner who has […]

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July 9, 2019
New Zealand gun owners continue to buck 'buyback' scheme

New Zealand gun owners have until Dec. 20 to turn in their now-illegal scary black rifles and, if the initial numbers are any indication, most are likely to buck the gun "buyback" scheme. Almost 1000 guns have already been handed in to police, and another 8000 have been flagged for surrender through the online registration […]

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July 9, 2019
Utah teachers practice responding to school shootings with guns

While most schoolteachers are spending the summer doing some well-earned relaxation (really, some of your kids are pains in the butt), teachers and other school employees in Utah are undergoing firearms training aimed at preventing the next mass shooting in their schools. Active shooter training for educators is becoming more common nationwide, and Utah is […]

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July 8, 2019
Eric 'Duke Nukem' Swalwell Calls Presidential Bid Quits

California Rep. Eric 'Duke Nukem' Swalwell announced today that he is ending his presidential bid that focused on the forced confiscation of popular semi-automatic rifles that are rarely used in mass shootings. “Being honest with ourselves, we had to look at how much money we were raising, where we were in the polls," Swalwell told […]

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