Politics & 2nd Amendment

A Florida state representative wants Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel fired after reports surfaced suggesting his deputies didn’t intervene in the Parkland school shooting earlier this month. Republican Rep. Bill Hager sent a letter over the weekend to Gov. Rick Scott demanding Israel’s removal — under Florida Statute 112.52 (1) — for “neglect of duty and
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The Remington sign at the company’s booth during SHOT Show 2018 in Las Vegas. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com) Federal appellate judges appeared resistant to arguments for overturning last year’s $12.5 million class action settlement agreement over Remington Arms’ infamous Model 700 trigger design, a recording of the Feb. 14 hearing shows. Representing two class members, attorney
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Govs. Andrew Cuomo, Dannel Malloy, Phil Murphy, and Gina Raimondo have entered into an agreement to combine regional gun control efforts. (Photo: Composite from official portraits) A quartet of Democratic governors known for favoring increased regulations on firearms formed “States for Gun Safety” this week with an aim towards cooperating on gun control efforts. Govs.
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Florida Sen. Marco Rubio stood alone in his defense of gun rights during a CNN Townhall hosted Wednesday night, criticizing the shortsightedness of restrictive laws banning “assault weapons.” Rubio appeared on stage at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida — less than a 20 minutes drive from Parkland, where a 19-year-old former student gunned down 17
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Emails showed that the senior policy advisor who took point on the directive spent a decade with an “activist environmental group” and the measure was compiled in a non-standard process without public comments. (Photo: Chris Eger/Guns.com) Lawmakers found a controversial directive banning lead ammo issued by the outgoing Obama-era U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service administrator
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President Trump delivering his speech on the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (Photo: The White House) In the wake of the Florida shooting, White House spokesmen told reporters Monday that President Trump is open to a bipartisan background check bill pending in the Senate. According to officials, Trump spoke to
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The Toomey half of 2013’s failed Manchin-Toomey background check bill is shopping for supporters to assist in another try (Photo: Sen. Toomey’s office) Pennsylvania Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is reportedly working towards rebooting his failed bipartisan bill to expand background checks to all gun sales. The day after a high-profile school shooting in Parkland,
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Medical personnel tend to a victim following a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (Photo: John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP) Share prices for publicly traded gun makers increased in the wake of a shooting at high school in southern Florida that left at least 17
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