An interesting case is moving forward which challenges the U.S. Postal Service’s authority to ban guns in post offices.
Hmmm, and where did that term “going postal” originate? If ever a law-abiding citizen may need protection, it’s on or near the post office.
How prophetic is the above? Find out here… For whatever reasons, this current episode of postal shootings is nothing new. Neither is government’s role in perpetuating the myth that gun-free zones make any sense whatsoever.
BELLEVUE, WA – A federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction against enforcement by the City of Omaha, Nbreaks of an ordinance that prohibits legal non-citizens from registering handguns in the city, in a case brought by the Second Amendment Foundation, the Nebraska Firearms Owners Association and Armando Pliego Gonzalez. Read more
BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of California’s ban on so-called “assault weapons,” claiming that the statute is “vague and ambiguous” in its definition of assault weapons, leading to the arrest of a California man on two different occasions.
SAF is joined in the lawsuit, which was filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, by the CalGuns Foundation and Brendan John Richards, an honorably-discharged Marine and Iraq war veteran, who was arrested and jailed in May 2010 and August 2011. Read more
This from Fox News and John Lott after the House passed national reciprosity for concealed carry:
For decades, treating licenses for guns like those for cars was something that gun control advocates wanted.
In his 2000 presidential campaign, Al Gore promised: “We require a license to drive a car in this nation in order to keep unsafe drivers off the road. As president, I will fight for a national requirement that every state issue photo licenses [for handgun buyers]. We should require a license to own a handgun so people who shouldn’t have them, can’t get them.”
The tsunami at the ballot box will continue next year when millions of gun owners will finish what they started in the mid-term election.
A no-nonsense interview with presidential candidate Herman Cain on issues dear to sportsmen and traditional American values. He gives answers without the typical political fluff.
Assistant Attorney General, Lanny Breuer: Very few hunters in the United States or sports people and law-abiding people really need to have semiautomatic weapons or long guns. . .
Friday, November 04, 2011
After weeks of stonewalling by the Department of Justice, a clearer picture of what its top officials knew about BATFE’s Operation Fast and Furious, and when they knew it, is slowly beginning to emerge.
On Tuesday, Lanny Breuer, Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division, testified before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism about his knowledge of BATFE’s gunwalking operations, and his support for gun control. Read more
BELLEVUE, WA – Wednesday’s revelation by Gallup that a record low number of Americans support a legal ban on handgun possession by private citizens demonstrates a positive change in the public attitude about personal protection and the Second Amendment, the Second Amendment Foundation said.
According to Gallup, only 26 percent of Americans favor a handgun ban. The annual Gallup Crime poll was conducted Oct. 6-9. Read more
People in the U.S. do not favor more gun control, especially relative to handguns and semi-automatic firearms.