April 24, 2024

Texas Rep. Holland Votes to Raise AR-15 Minimum Purchase Age to 21 After 33-Year-Old Mall Attacker Uses One

Texas state Rep. Justin Holland (R-Rockwall) caved to gun controllers Monday and voted in support of a bill, HB 2744, to raise the minimum purchase age for AR-15s and similar semiautomatic rifles from 18 to 21. On Saturday, an attacker opened fire on Allen, Texas, mall goers with an AR-15. The attacker was 33 years

Man Allegedly Fires AR-15 in Target Store, Gets Shot Dead

Police in Omaha, Nebraska, shot and killed a man in his 30s Tuesday who allegedly walked into a Target store and fired rounds. The Omaha World-Herald reports the man allegedly had an AR-15 and “13 loaded magazines of ammunition.” NBC News noted Omaha police chief Todd Schmaderer said 911 calls about the man “initiated a heavy

GOP Rep. Responsible For AR-15 Pins Permeating Capitol Reveals Himself

GOP Rep. Responsible for AR-15 Pins Permeating Capitol Reveals HimselfGeorgia congressman Andrew Clyde made no apologies for the obvious troll—and said he even had more to share.Updated Feb. 03, 2023 6:51AM ET / Published Feb. 02, 2023 11:54PM ET Photo Illustration by Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast/TwitterThe man responsible for handing out pins in the shape of assault weapons that have been

CNN Analyst Suggests Setting Minimum AR-15 Purchase Age at 26

On Friday, CNN security analyst Juliette Kayyem suggested making 26 the minimum age to purchase an AR-15. Kayyem made her comments after being asked about President Biden’s Thanksgiving Day push for an “assault weapons” ban. She said, “I would like to be able to get these weapons off the street but in the short term

WATCH: Woman Slips Out of Handcuffs, Grabs Officer’s AR-15, Opens Fire

A woman detained in Grady County, Oklahoma, slipped out of her handcuffs in the back of a patrol car, grabbed the officer’s AR-15, and opened fire, striking a bystander with bullet fragments. KOKH/CNN Newsource/WKRC reports that fragments also hit a deputy. ABC 7 quoted Grady County Undersheriff Gary Boggess, who said, “While in the back…

The Case for the AR-15

Ok, so here it goes: There isn’t one. Moreover, there doesn’t need to be. The idea that I need to explain why I “need” one to other people is patently ludicrous, dwarfed only by the notion that I need to defend my inalienable, creator-endowed rights to someone else’s satisfaction. THEY need to make the case […]

The AR-15: ‘America’s Rifle’

While Senate Democrats relentlessly push a ban on “assault weapons,” they face a rank and file resistance that rests on the fact that the AR-15 is “America’s rifle.” Former U.S. Marine Eugene Stoner designed the AR-15 in the 1950s. A full-auto version of the rifle–dubbed the M16–was adapted for military service during the Vietnam War. […]

Joe Biden Says Hero Who Took Down Texas Church Shooter Shouldn’t Have Had AR-15

Former Vice President Joe Biden believes the man who intercepted the Texas church shooter should never have been allowed to possess the gun he used to possibly prevent further loss of life. During a Monday appearance on NBC’s “Today,” Biden responded to a question about hero Stephen Willeford’s use of an AR-15-style rifle to engage the […]

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