June 10, 2023

ATF Reaffirms No 2A Rights for Drug Users, Bringing Spotlight Back on Hunter Biden’s Purported Gun Crime

ATF Reaffirms No 2A Rights for Drug Users, Bringing Spotlight Back on Hunter Biden’s Purported Gun Crime ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images The spotlight is on Hunter Biden’s purported crime again after the ATF’s St. Paul office reaffirmed the agency’s position that state laws legalizing the recreational use of certain drugs do not remove gun

Possibility of ‘popular revolt’ about gun control, Sen. Chris Murphy says

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) noted that Congress had passed a gun-control law last year, and he said he hopes the government will build on that. | Francis Chung/POLITICO There could be a “popular revolt,” if the Supreme Court blocks some kinds of gun control legislation, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) said Sunday. “If the Supreme Court

Biden says he would sign gun legislation immediately if he could

President Joe Biden attempted to bypass Congress to tighten gun control measures, signing an executive order aimed at expanding background checks. | Patrick Semansky/AP Photo President Joe Biden on Sunday called on Congress to pass new gun control legislation and said he would “sign it immediately,” in the wake of a shooting in Allen, Texas

Elderly Philadelphia man running errands turns tables on would-be robbers, emptying his gun

An elderly Philadelphia man turned the tables on a pair of armed men who allegedly tried to rob him, pulling out his own gun and exchanging fire with the suspects.  “At night, I would keep my hand on my pistol in my pocket in case I have to pull it out,” 71-year-old Henry Joel told […]

Wisconsin man arrested for bringing gun into university library

A man was arrested after he allegedly brought a gun into a library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. GEORGIA MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER ARRESTED FOR ALLEGEDLY MOLESTING STUDENT IN LIBRARY CLOSET The 25-year-old man was seen loading the gun in Golda Meir Library on Thursday afternoon, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported on Friday. A man was […]

Gun rights hearing turns chaotic amid arrest of Parkland parent

A gun rights hearing on Capitol Hill escalated Thursday into a verbal altercation between two lawmakers amid the arrest of a parent whose son died in 2src18’s Parkland, Fla., school shooting. The fracas during a joint hearing held by the House Oversight and House Judiciary Committees began when Patricia and Manuel Oliver shouted aloud about

Democrat Rep. Eric Swalwell says Republicans who oppose gun bans are ‘siding with the killers’

Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., says Republicans who stand in opposition to a ban on certain types of firearms are “siding with the killers,” just days after a Nashville school shooting left six people dead. The comments from Swalwell, who serves as a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, came during a Wednesday evening appearance […]

15-year-old leads Alabama cops on early morning chase with stolen car, gun, marijuana: police

A 15-year-old Alabama juvenile armed with a stolen gun led police from three departments across two counties Sunday during a 4 a.m. chase in a stolen car, according to authorities. Officers tried to pull over the speeding car in Somerville, about 75 miles north of Birmingham, according to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office. When the […]

Federal judge strikes down Minnesota law banning 18-20-year-olds from obtaining gun permits

A federal judge on Friday struck down a Minnesota law that prohibits adults age 18-20 from obtaining permits to carry handguns in public.  Assisted by gun-rights advocacy groups, three individuals who were under 21 challenged a 2003 state law that enacted an age requirement to apply for a permit to carry a pistol. They argued […]

Connecticut student jailed after fight, accused of bringing gun and high-capacity magazine to school

A Connecticut student was jailed on numerous charges Wednesday after a fight in school led to the discovery of a gun and a high-capacity magazine hidden in a classroom closet. The 18-year-old student was first charged with assault and disorderly conduct on Tuesday after an altercation with a 16-year-old at the Hamden Collaborative Learning Center, […]

Federal Agents Confiscate Loaded Gun from Comedian Mike Epps at Airport TSA Checkpoint

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Federal agents confiscated a loaded gun found in the hand luggage of actor and comedian Mike Epps, who was trying to board a flight at Indianapolis International Airport, airport police said. Transportation Security Administration officers discovered the Smith & Wesson .38-caliber pistol Sunday morning inside Epps’ backpack, airport police said. Epps, 52

Connecticut sues 4 firearms companies in ghost gun crackdown

Connecticut on Tuesday sued four gun companies it accused of mailing illegal firearm parts with no serial numbers to an undercover state investigator, the latest legal filing by states and cities seeking to crack down on untraceable ghost guns. Announcing the civil lawsuit, Connecticut Attorney General William Tong displayed AR-15 “80% lower receivers” that the […]

Republican Rep. Introduces Bill to End FBI/ATF ‘No Knock Raids’ on Gun Owners

Rep. Bob Good (R-VA) introduced legislation Tuesday designed to end the FBI and ATF coordinating with local enforcement to carry out “no knock raids” on gun owners. Good’s legislation, the Federal Agent Responsibility Act, was co-introduced by Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA). Rep. Bob Good (R-VA). (Roberto Schmidt/Pool Photo via AP) A press release, which Breitbart News

‘Rust’ armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed can keep gun at home: judge

The 25-year-old “Rust” armorer, Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, will be allowed to keep a gun at home for self-defense as she awaits trial for her alleged involvement in cinematographer Halyna Hutchins’ on-set death, a judge ruled Friday. Guitierrez-Reed is charged with involuntary manslaughter for the Oct. 21, 2021, fatal shooting of Hutchins, 42, after actor Alec Baldwin, […]

Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order Against New York’s New Gun Controls

On Thursday U.S. District Judge Glenn T. Suddaby issued a temporary restraining order against portions of New York’s newest gun controls, including the requirement that concealed carry permit applicants have their social media scoured. The decision centered on the Concealed Carry Improvement Act (CCIA), which New York Democrats passed and Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) signed

Report: Federal Agents Have ‘Sufficient Evidence’ to Charge Hunter Biden with Tax Crimes, False Gun Statement

AP Photo/Susan Walsh Federal agents reportedly have “sufficient evidence” to charge Hunter Biden with tax crimes and making false statements regarding a gun purchase. The decision of whether Hunter will ultimately be charged is up to Trump-appointed United States Attorney David Weiss, individuals with knowledge of the probe told the Washington Post in a Thursday report. Weiss

Report: Chicago Woman Gives Loaded Firearm to 9-Year-Old Son: ‘Mom Gave Me the Gun’

A Chicago woman was arrested for allegedly letting her nine-year-old son hold a loaded firearm, CWB Chicago reported. According to prosecutors, police responded to a store in the 3900 block of West Madison at around 2:45 p.m. on Friday after receiving a report of a “person with a gun inside.” When police arrived, they stopped…

Democrat Tim Ryan Pushes Gun Control to Ban ‘Weapons of War’ During Ohio Senate Debate

Democrat Rep. Tim Ryan (OH), during a debate on Monday night, pushed gun control by saying “weapons of war” cannot be readily available. Ryan said during the debate, “You can’t watch the school shootings. You can’t watch the level of violence that we have here and not think we need background checks, right?” The congressman,…

Donald Trump: Potential Tax and Gun Charges Against Hunter Biden Are a ‘Charade’

Former President Donald Trump spoke about the reports that federal law enforcement has enough evidence to charge President Joe Biden’s son Hunter with tax and gun violations during a Save America rally in Nevada on Saturday, calling those speculated charges a “charade” to avoid bringing major charges against Hunter. Trump’s remarks came after the Washington Post reported on…

John Fetterman in 2013: ‘I Did the Right Thing’ Pulling Gun on Unarmed Black Jogger

Pennsylvania Democrat senate candidate John Fetterman said he “did the right thing” pulling a gun on an innocent unarmed black jogger in 2013. On Wednesday, a video of a 2013 local report went viral on social media that featured Fetterman defending his misdeed on camera. At the time, Fetterman had been serving as mayor for…

Biden Offers to Send a ‘Strike Force’ Against Chicago Gun Crime

President Joe Biden offered to send a “strike force” into Chicago Thursday in order to help Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) stem the tide of shootings occurring daily in the city. ABC 7 reports that a “strike force” would focus on gun trafficking. Lightfoot responded to Biden’s offer by saying, “My hope and expectation is that…

Some Missouri Police Departments Cut Ties with ATF over Gun Law

Some Missouri police departments are cutting ties with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) as agencies figure out how state-federal partnerships will proceed under new state gun laws. Gov. Mike Parson (R) signed the Second Amendment Preservation Act on June 14, which allows individual officers to be fined up to $50,000 for enforcing federal gun laws.…

Joe Biden Threatens Gun Brokers’ Licenses Who Willfully Sell Guns that ‘Commit Violent Crimes’

President Joe Biden delivered Wednesday’s remarks on the administration’s strategy to prevent gun crimes across the country when he issued a stark warning for gun brokers who have willfully sold guns to people who are not authorized to own one and are used to commit violent crimes. Biden said in April he had originally announced the…

Biden’s Strategy For Combating Surge In Crime Focuses Largely On Combating ‘Gun Violence’

President Joe Biden announced his administration’s strategy for addressing “the surge in gun violence” Wednesday as violent crime increases in cities across the country. The administration has been quick to blame gun violence for this increase in crime and the administration has largely focused on other issues – like the COVID-19 pandemic – since Biden…

Report: Sweden Top in Europe for Deadly Gun Violence

A report from the Crime Prevention Council, Brå, has revealed that Sweden continues to see an increase in deadly shootings and now has the highest level in Europe. According to Brå, Sweden was at the bottom of 22 other European countries when it came to fatal gun violence in the early 2000s. But since 2013, the…

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.…

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