On Friday, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms and ammunition, joined several other gun rights groups in announcing that it opposes the Assault Weapons Ban of 2019 introduced in the U.S. Senate last week. The legislation introduced by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and signed by a host of other Democrats, like earlier versions, relies on wrongfully defining commonly-owned semi-automatic rifles based on certain cosmetic features.
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H.R. 4269, The Assault Weapons Ban of 2015, “To regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes.” Did the democrats not read the part that said, “Shall not be infringed?” Read the full story to understand the latest gun control bill in Congress and how the Founding Fathers viewed gun ownership.
This week’s gun news headlines reflect something us gun owners have always known—anti-gun politicians will do everything they can to misrepresent their constituents. As more Americans than ever are purchasing firearms, the more the anti-gun crowd is introducing gun control legislation. And we call these people “Representatives?” Click to read what California, New Mexico and Wisconsin’s gun-control lawmakers did this week…
At a New Hampshire Town Hall last week, Hillary Clinton said that gun confiscation is something “worth looking at.” Discussing the firearms confiscation program in Australia, Clinton admitted she would consider implementing such a system in America.
There were both gun-rights victories and losses this past week. It’s no surprised that California is getting stricter and that a small, pro-gun town in Oregon protested a visit from President Obama. What is a surprise and potentially HUGE news is the looming Supreme Court decision in Arie Friedman vs. the City of Highland Park expected to come next week. Read on to learn what made the news that affects gun owners and 2A supporters.
Need a quick run down of all the important gun and 2A news? Click this story for all the major news—including an official Army announcement on the Beretta M9 and a major win for gun owners in Alabama.
Senator Dianne Feinstein and Representative Peter King wrote and introduced for the fifth time the Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act—a bill that denies the sale of a firearm to any known terrorists, anyone suspected of terrorism or someone who might use the firearm in an act of terrorism. But the law does not define exactly what that means. Backdoor gun control laws such as these are dangerous. Learn why in this article.
Those insistent on banning guns will stop at nothing to take gun owner’s God-given rights away. In the latest push for gun control, lawmakers introduced a bill banning magazines that hold more than 10 rounds. The bill has 100 co-sponsors, more than any sponsors gun ban laws had in the last Congress. Even stricter than the 1994 federal “assault weapons” ban, this new bill has no grandfather clause. Read the language of the bill in this breaking news story.
As we look back 10 yeas ago today, the 1994 Assault Weapons Ban was just ending due to the Sunset Provision written into the law. What lawmakers and antigun politicians thought was an end to gun violence; in reality, the Assault Weapons Ban did nothing. Ten years after, what has happened since? What did we learn? This article walks through the major lessons learned and how ineffective AWB was—including statistics on handgun violence, mass shootings and the amount of firearms owned in America today.
Today’s headline news include a judge decides that banning certain guns in Maryland is indeed Constitutional claiming AR-15s and AK-47 are uncommon weapons. A website geared towards women recommends the Hi-Point 9mm and the recalled Remington R51 for concealed carry, the British might have a chance at owning an AR-15 style rifle and Michael Bloomberg supported candidate loses primary. A special edition today is geared for the women shooter or for women who love guns. The Shooter’s Log presents Women’s Wednesday with entertaining and informative articles for women who own guns.