- Robust defense of Second Amendment rights reiterates the key point that no inanimate object commits a crime — some people using one do
BULLHEAD CITY — A resident has asked the Bullhead City Council to consider declaring the city a Second Amendment Sanctuary location.
In the city and Mohave County anyone “can walk around at night feeling safe,” said Jamie Starr.Continue reading “Citizen suggests council declare BHC a Second Amendment sanctuary”
KINGMAN — The Mohave County Board of Supervisors on Monday voted unanimously for a resolution declaring the [Arizona] county a Second Amendment sanctuary location.Continue reading “Mohave County declares itself a Second Amendment sanctuary”
A Florida man said two armed men invaded his home and were beating him when his wife, eight months pregnant, saved the day by shooting one of the intruders with a semiautomatic rifle, CNN affiliate Bay News 9 reported.Continue reading “A Florida man says his pregnant wife saved his life in home invasion — with an AR-15”
The Violence Policy Center — a gun control advocacy group — released a study last month it wrongly claims shows that “too many concealed-carry permit holders are a direct threat to public safety.”Continue reading “Debunking the myth of ‘concealed-carry killers’”
With all the concern about assault weapons since the federal ban sunset in 2004, it is interesting to see what a small share of murders are committed with any type of rifle and how even that share has fallen over time. The percentage of firearm murders with rifles was 4.8% prior to the ban starting in September 1994, 4.9% from 1995 to 2004 when the ban was in effect, and just 3.6% after that (3.9% if you look at just the first ten years after the an ended). The data is from the FBI UCR reports.Continue reading “With all the concern about assault weapons, how has the share of murders with rifles changed over time?”
An Oklahoma judge on Wednesday rejected an attempt by a Democratic state lawmaker and gun safety advocates to block a new law that will allow most people in the state to carry a firearm in public without a background check or training.Continue reading “Oklahoma judge rejects challenge to ‘permitless carry’ law”
The Allegheny Court of Common Pleas on Monday struck down Pittsburgh’s ban on the use of AR-15s inside city limits.Continue reading “Judge strikes Pittsburgh ban on use of AR-15s, ‘high cap’ magazines”
Superior Court Judge Anita Farris struck down Seattle’s gun storage ordinance Monday, ruling it violates the state’s 36-year-old preemption law.Continue reading “Superior Court judge strikes down Seattle gun storage ordinance”
- Its laws are among the world’s least permissive. And most criminals don’t get weapons from the U.S.
By John R. LottContinue reading “Mexico’s soaring murder rate proves gun control is deadly”