An article at CounterPunch titled “Eliminate the Second Amendment and Keep Your Guns” by Tom H. Hastings offers more of the same flawed gun-control arguments we’ve come to expect from the opposition. Here, we’ll refute them, point by point.
Did you know that local law enforcement agencies often commit significant resources to helping the federal government enforce federal gun laws and regulations? In this video, we’ll share with you the official agreement between a local police department in Arizona and the ATF.
A new assault weapons ban has been introduced in Congress, representing yet another federal attempt to restrict our right to keep and bear arms. States can, and should, block such proposals before they ever get off the ground. Continue reading New “Assault Weapon” Ban Introduced in Congress, States Should Act to Block it in Advance
By now we’ve all heard that President Obama is calling for more federal gun control and has issued “New Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence and Make Our Communities Safer”. In addition, a group of Democrats in Congress recently introduced H.R.4269 – the Assault Weapons Ban of 2015.
What are the 31 Republican-controlled state legislatures going to do about it? Continue reading Will Red States Tell Obama to Pound Sand Regarding Latest Gun Control Efforts?!
GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee recently urged gun dealers to nullify in effect any future presidential orders requiring firearms background checks.
An Indiana sheriff has committed to resist any unconstitutional federal gun control measures President Obama might decree, vowing to stymie enforcement by refusing to cooperate. Continue reading Indiana Sheriff Vows to “Disregard” any Gun Registration Executive Orders from the President
The Constitution of the United States does NOT give the federal government the power to restrict guns or gun ownership. The only congressional power relating to weaponry is found in Article 1, Section 8 where Congress is given the power “To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the Militia.” Continue reading ZERO: The Number of Federal Gun Control Measures that are Constitutional
With all the inroads made by the federal government against liberty, sometimes it is easy to forget the small victories that show the battle is not lost. Continue reading Obama “Frustrated” – Let’s Keep it Going and Shut Down Federal Gun Control
In a recent Breitbart News article highlighting the Obama administration’s Spring 2015 “Unified Agenda”–published May 22–shows that the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) are pushing a number of new gun control rules for implementation by executive fiat. Continue reading Obama’s “Unified Agenda” on Gun Control and How to Stop it
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’s (ATF) recently-declared and withdrawn intent to ban 5.56mm/.223-caliber ammunition is exactly why anti-commandeering legislation is so important. It’s also why we can’t rely on elected officials in Congress to protect our right to keep and bear arms.