Gun Rights

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom might be trying to build a nascent presidential campaign by lobbing cross-country bombs at his fellow governor in Florida over the Sunshine State’s stance on Second Amendment rights. But the father of a girl who died in a notorious school shooting had a news flash for Newsom this week: Criminals don’t
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Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) arrives for a House Oversight and Accountability Committee hearing on Feb. 1. Tom Williams via Getty Images Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.), who for years has promoted and appeared with white nationalists, voted Thursday to remove Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) from the House Foreign Affairs Committee, citing… what he called “her sustained
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Senators said they were “disturbed” by reports that schools were automatically enrolling students into the military program. Lawmakers are also examining other issues. Congressional leaders have expanded their scrutiny of the military’s Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program, asking for information about the program’s enrollment practices, curriculum and sponsor relationships with the National Rifle Association.
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Rep. Matt Gaetz is calling on his colleagues to support a bill that would abolish the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), a law enforcement agency that operates under the Department of Justice, after its latest guidance that restricts the ownership of gun components. During a speech on the floor of the House
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom called for more gun restrictions Wednesday, including limiting where people can carry concealed guns following a series of mass shootings that left many dead and wounded across the state in January.  On Wednesday, Newsom, a Democrat, endorsed legislation that would ban people from carrying guns into churches, public libraries, zoos, amusement
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Presented by Stop the Deficit Squawks With Daniel Lippman DENHAM JUMPS TO DENTONS: Dentons has landed another former member of Congress for its fast-growing lobbying practice, poaching former California GOP Rep. Jeff Denham from K&L Gates to bring partisan equilibrium to the government relations shop led by former Rep. Joe Crowley, who recruited him to
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The National Rifle Association (NRA) has consistently resisted the government’s efforts to classify firearms with braces under the National Firearms Act. However, when the latest regulation was suggested, the NRA provided remarks, which can be accessed here. On December 20, 2022, NRA-ILA representatives met with the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) to review
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Friday morning at 8:30 a.m. the Public Safety Finance and Policy committee will meet in Capitol Room 120 to vote on numerous gun control bills. Please contact the committee members today asking them to oppose the “red flag” proposal, universal background checks, criminalizing the failure to report a lost or stolen firearm, and unreasonable firearm and ammunition
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WalkUp Foundation founder Ryan Petty, who lost his daughter in the Parkland, Florida, shooting, told California Gov. Gavin Newsom that more gun control would not have saved his daughter’s life. Petty was responding to Newsom’s claims that a new bill endorsed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on concealed carry of firearms would put Floridians in