April 23, 2021

John Boehner Says Gun Control Would Be Top Priority ‘if’ He Were Speaker

Former House Speaker John Boehner (R) indicated Sunday that gun control would be a top priority “if” he were Speaker now. During an interview on CNN’s State of the Union, Boehner focused on what he thinks is the importance of reaching across the aisle. The segment began with CNN’s Dana Bash claiming there have been…

‘Who In God’s Name Needs A Weapon That Can Hold 100 Rounds?’: Biden Calls For More Action On Gun Control

President Joe Biden called for more action on gun control during his Friday press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. Biden touted his own history on the issue and said that while he had already discussed with Attorney General Merrick Garland what could be done by executive order, it would ultimately be Congress’ job…

Poll: 59% of Republicans Against Stricter Gun Control Laws

A Morning Consult poll released Wednesday shows 59 percent of Republicans are against stricter gun control laws, which is 13 percent more than in 2019. After a handful of shootings, the Republicans’ stance opposing gun control hardens. The poll found that 59 percent of Republican voters oppose having stricter gun control laws in the United States.…

NRA Memberships Spike as Droves of Americans Reject Democrat Gun Control

NRA memberships are surging as Americans across the country reject the Democrats’ efforts to restrict the Second Amendment via gun control. Breitbart News spoke with the NRA’s Andrew Arulanandam on Sunday and he indicated the civil rights organization has been “gaining 1,000 new members a day since January, from online signups alone.” Breitbart News asked…

Report: Team Biden Weighs Declaring Gun Violence a Public Health Emergency

President Joe Biden’s administration is weighing the idea of declaring gun violence as a public health emergency, in order to take dramatic executive action to tackle gun rights. Biden officials and gun control activists discussed the idea, according to the New York Times, as well as other executive actions that could tackle gun rights nationwide.…

GOP Sen. Kennedy: ‘We Do Not Need More Gun Control –

Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) questioned the wisdom of a push by congressional Democrats to enact legislation in the immediate aftermath of a tragic shooting in Boulder, CO earlier this week. Kennedy suggested Democrats were using this moment to enact gun control because he did not think they believed in the Second Amendment as interpreted by…

Raphael Warnock Suggests Process for Buying a Gun Not Long Enough

Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-GA) is suggesting that legal retail gun purchases do not take long enough. Warnock was on NBC’s Meet the Press Sunday morning, and the Guardian quoted him calling for “reasonable gun reform” in response to last week’s Atlanta-area shootings. He added, “This shooter was able to kill all of these folks the…

NRA: Democrat Gun Control Likely to Get Senate Hearing Next Week

The NRA is warning that “Senate Insiders” believe a Democrat gun control bill “will likely get” a hearing in the Senate next week after it passed the House on March 12. The NRA tweeted: 🚨BREAKING: U.S. Senate insiders are reporting that Biden’s extreme gun control will likely get a hearing NEXT WEEK. Anti-gun bills just…

Bucs’ Jaydon Mickens Arrested in L.A. on Gun Charges

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Jaydon Mickens was arrested in Los Angeles last week on gun charges, according to reports. TMZ reports that Mickens was pulled over by the police because his windows were tinted too dark. But during the stop, officers reported finding a gun in his car — but not on his person.…

Lauren Boebert: Let’s Rely on the Constitution Rather than Gun Control

Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) warned Monday that Democrats are going to talk a lot about gun control this week but she would prefer to just rely on the Constitution. Her warning came on the start of a week in which House Democrats are poised to take up Whip James Clyburn’s (D-SC) “Charleston Loophole” gun control…

NSSF: ‘Charleston Loophole’ Gun Control Could Come Next Week

The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) warns that gun control targeting the so-called “Charleston Loophole” could be before Congress for a vote as early as next week. The NSSF told Breitbart News the bill, the Enhanced Background Check Act of 2021, is sponsored by House Whip Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) and “could be on the…

Biden Pushes Gun Control On Parkland Shooting Anniversary

President Joe Biden demanded Congress pass new gun control measures on the three-year anniversary of the Parkland school shooting. “This Administration will not wait for the next mass shooting” to pass new legislation, he announced in a statement. Biden called for universal background checks, an assault weapons ban, and legal liability for gun manufacturers, all…

Biden Calls on Congress to Restrict Gun Ownership

President Joe Biden pauses to speak with reporters as he walks to Marine One for departure from the White House, on Feb. 12, 2021. (Alex Brandon/AP Photo) Executive Branch President Joe Biden on Feb. 14 urged Congress to strengthen existing laws concerning gun ownership on the third anniversary of the mass shooting at a high […]

Breitbart’s AWR Hawkins Awarded ‘Gun Rights Defender of the Year’

Breitbart News’s AWR Hawkins was awarded “Gun Rights Defender of the Year” by the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA). The award came in conjunction with the 2020 Gun Rights Policy Conference, a Second Amendment Foundation-sponsored event that brings together pro-gun authors, broadcasters, journalists, legislators, and enthusiasts annually. The policy…

Kelly Loeffler: Raphael Warnock Will Enable Democrat Gun Control Dream

During the December 6, 2020, Georgia Senate debate, Kelly Loeffler (R) noted that Democrats want to take some guns and tax others, and she suggested Raphael Warnock (D) is their “agent of change” to accomplish these things. Loeffler talked about the important role the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate plays as a “shock absorber,” absorbing and stopping…

Smoking Gun Memo Laid Out Left’s Assault on Conservatives.

A strategy memo compiled by George Soros-funded activist groups as President Trump was being inaugurated last year foretold and seemed to lay the groundwork for many of the political difficulties Trump now faces and the politics-related strife now roiling the nation. The memo takes on a heightened importance as the politically-driven censorship of conservatives by […]

Facebook Wants Your Bank Info, Corporations Push Financial Blacklist Gun Control.

Facebook is asking banks to share customer’s financial information in a climate where corporate America is blacklisting gun manufacturers and businesses or groups that support the Second Amendment. On March 23, 2018, Breitbart News reported Citibank’s new corporate gun controls which bar gun store customers from selling “high-capacity” magazines and require those same stores to refuse long […]

Florida Launches Gun Confiscation Program, 467 Forced To Surrender Guns

More than 467 people in Florida have been ordered by the government to surrender their firearms since March under a new law passed after the deadly Parkland shooting in February, according to a local ABC broadcaster. The Risk Protection Order, is a “Red Flag” law that Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) signed several weeks after […]

U.S. Appeals Court: Second Amendment Protects Right To Carry Gun In Public For Self-Defense

On Tuesday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Second Amendment protects a right to openly carry a gun in public for self-defense. That ruling was a reversal of a decision by the U.S. District Court in Hawaii, which had ruled that state officials did not infringe on a citizen’s rights when […]

Massachusetts Governor Signs Gun Seizure Bill.

Republican Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill on Tuesday allowing for temporary gun confiscation without any due process in Massachusetts. Bill H4670 enables a family or household member, which includes roommates, relatives or significant others, to remove firearms, firearm identification cards and ammunition from any individual deemed to be a danger to oneself or others. Surrendered […]

Trump uses NRA speech to thank Kanye for doubling black poll numbers, praise gun rights organization.

President Donald Trump sang the praises of rapper Kanye West during a speech at the National Rifle Association’s annual convention on Friday and said that the gun organization “loves this country.” What happened? Speaking at the NRA’s annual convention in Dallas, Trump celebrated West, who has been outspoken in his appreciation for the president. Special: The […]

Thousands Rally for Gun Rights at Minnesota State Capitol.

Approximately 2,000 people rallied for gun rights Saturday at the steps of the Minnesota State Capitol. Many of those in attendance were carrying handguns or rifles. American flags and Gadsden flags were carried by many attendees as well. The Star Tribune reports the rally was an organized push-back against ongoing gun control campaigns launched in […]

5 Facts About Mass Shootings That The Gun Control Fanatics Don’t Want You to See.

Every time there is a mass shooting we get the same old song and dance from the gun control fanatics. You’re sorry this happened? Then you must institute gun control. Oh, you don’t want to do that? Then it’s your fault that it happened. The NRA is bad. They kill people. We must have gun […]

Unearthed Government Data: Defensive Firearm Uses Far More Frequent Than Gun Control Advocates Claim.

We’re in the middle of another gun control debate due to the Waffle House shooting (more on that in a moment), so it seems like a reasonable time to delve into one of the perennial disputes within that larger policy conversation.  Even though it has no bearing on the core question of constitutionality, there are […]

Newly revealed government statistics hidden from public dismantle liberal gun control narrative.

Newly discovered statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which were allegedly “never publicly released,” dismantle the liberal gun control narrative that firearms are not regularly used in self-defense. What do the statistics show? As Reason noted, the CDC is legally unable to study gun control. However, in the 1990s, the federal agency […]

Facebook Blocks Prominent Gun Rights Organization.

Our *good friends* at Facebook have apparently blocked Oregon Firearms Federation founder and director Kevin Starrett from being able to post a few days ago. “I have no idea why I was blocked and FB does not respond to questions about it. Clearly we have always had strong views posted on FB with no problems. […]

BUSTED: De Blasio Aide Arrested On Gun Charges.

Well, for Mayor Bill De Blasio, who’s gung-ho about limiting Second Amendment rights, he’s having some trouble in his own backyard. Over the weekend, a top aide was arrested for gun charges. Reagan Stevens, who works in the Criminal Justice office of De Blasio’s administration, was arrested for criminal possession of a loaded handgun. She […]

New Gun Control Laws Spawn Second Amendment Protest In Vermont.

Vermont’s Republican Governor Phil Scott pledged to sign three new gun-control bills next week, making it easier for the state to confiscate firearms from certain people. The first bill would make it easier to confiscate guns from someone considered to be at risk of harming themselves or others. The second allows the police to confiscate […]

Second Amendment Foundation Files Suit Against Chicago Suburb For ‘Assault Weapon’ Gun Grab.

On Thursday, the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) filed a lawsuit against the Chicago suburb of Deerfield, Illinois for their recent gun ban passed by the Village Board of Trustees. As reported by The Daily Wire earlier this week, the ban passed Monday night “outlaws any weapon the village leaders deem ‘assault weapons,’ including AR-15s. But […]

Donations to NRA Triple Amid Demands for Stricter Gun Control.

Donations to the National Rifle Association’s political action committee more than tripled amid heightened calls for stricter gun control laws. After a 19-year-old with an AR 15-style rifle took 17 lives Feb. 14 at a high school in Parkland, Florida, some Americans demanded more restrictions on gun ownership. A retired Supreme Court justice, John Paul […]

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