sanders:-mandatory-gun-buyback-is-unconstitutional

Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) said during a Monday exchange with an undecided Iowa voter that a mandatory gun-buyback program is unconstitutional. “A mandatory buyback is essentially confiscation, which I think is unconstitutional,” Sanders said. “It means that I’m going to walk into your house and take something whether you like it or…

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female-gun-owners:-we-prefer-the-ar-15

In the aftermath of a recent Florida self-defense shooting, female gun owners argued that the AR-15 provides specific advantages to women for home defense, vehemently rejecting the views of gun-control activists who insist the firearm is unnecessary.  Speaking with the Washington Free Beacon on Friday, five female firearm owners and advocates said the AR-15 platform offers…

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michael-bloomberg-is-the-answer-to-a-question-nobody-is-asking

Fiscally sound, gun- and soda-grabbing Michael Bloomberg is the presidential candidate nobody wants. Michael Bloomberg was a very good mayor of New York City. He might even get a bridge named after him. He took the reigns from Rudy Giuliani, the greatest mayor in the history of cities, and kept Gotham on the right track.…

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virginia-governor-pushes-gun-bans,-mum-on-confiscation-after-dem-victories

Virginia governor Ralph Northam (D.) announced after his party’s sweeping victory in Tuesday’s state elections that he would push new gun bans and other gun control measures, but did not answer questions about a possible confiscation effort. Northam told reporters on Thursday that he would push gun control when the new Democrat-controlled legislature convenes. He…

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gun-owners-on-msnbc-focus-group-laugh-at-idea-of-buybacks

Several gun owners on an MSNBC focus group laughed at the notion of “buybacks,” a confiscation proposal made by two failed Democratic presidential candidates. “Who thinks that’s a good idea?” MSNBC host Ali Velshi asked the group of eight Wisconsin gun owners. Some laughed and smirked, and one quipped, “I bought mine for a million…

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president-of-threatened-synagogue-on-armed-worshippers:-‘we-refuse-to-be-a-soft-target’

The president of a Colorado synagogue targeted in a foiled bomb plot said his congregation allows armed worshippers because they don’t want to be defenseless in the case of an attack. Michael Atlas-Acuna, president of the Temple Emanuel Synagogue of Pueblo, Colo., was asked about the temple’s “This Is Not A Gun Free Zone” sign…

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beto’s-gun-confiscation-gamble-failed

Beto O’Rourke’s exit from the Democratic presidential primary on Friday makes clear his decision to center his campaign on gun confiscation was a failure, and shows it is an increasingly dangerous political position for candidates to take. The RealClearPolitics average of 2020 polls shows that O’Rourke lost support between the September debate—where he declared “hell yes, we’re going to…

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key-virginia-democratic-candidates-won’t-say-if-they-support-governor’s-gun-confiscation-plan

Key Virginia Democratic candidates have been silent on Governor Ralph Northam’s (D.) marquee plan to confiscate certain firearms in the lead-up to the 2019 election. A Washington Free Beacon review of the campaign websites of 17 Democrats running in hotly contested Virginia Senate and House of Delegates races found no mention of the governor’s plans. Eleven…

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pa-judge-throws-out-pittsburgh-gun-control-measures

A Pennsylvania judge ruled on Tuesday that Pittsburgh’s recently passed gun-control measures violate state law. In his ruling, Allegheny County judge Joseph M. James said the city’s ordinances were in plain opposition to a state preemption law which prohibits localities from passing their own gun laws. “The Uniform Firearms Act is a comprehensive statute that…

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nra-pac-fundraising-surges-after-dem-candidates-back-gun-confiscation

Donations to the NRA’s political action committee rose again last month, FEC filings show, after several 2020 Democrats advocated for the confiscation of certain guns. The NRA’s PAC raked in $1.3 million in total contributions throughout September, an increase of nearly $400,000 from its previous month, with an overwhelming majority of its cash haul coming…

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