Articles Tagged with assault weapons

Judge Rules AR-15s Not Protected By The Second Amendment

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A district judge ruled that AR-15s and other semi-automatic rifles are not protected by the Second Amendment. The strict gun laws, which went into effect in Maryland last year, were being legally questioned in U.S. District Court. Judge Catherine C. Blake released a 47-page ruling detailing her decision on the gun rights case yesterday afternoon…. Read more »

Gun Control: Cleveland Law Would Strictly Limit Gun Buys And Create Registry

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Cleveland gun control laws will be perhaps the most strict in the United States if the city council approves Mayor Frank Jackson’s ordinance proposal. Cleveland recently celebrated the return of Lebron James and scored the Republican National Convention, a big economic boom to the northern Ohio town. But now the city is incurring backlash from… Read more »

AR-15 Rifle Gets New Design, Now SAFE Act Compliant

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News reports relating to a redesigned AR-15 began circulating last week. Since the semi-automatic rifle, which many gun control advocates often refer to as an “assault weapon,” does not possess more firing power than a hunting rifle, specific cosmetic features can be removed without reducing the functions of the firearm. Features such as an adjustable… Read more »

Connecticut Gun Control Law Sparks Lawsuit By Firearms Group

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A new Connecticut gun control law spurred long lines as residents rushed to register their semi-automatic weapons and high capacity magazines. The Gun Violence and Children’s Safety Act went into effect on January 1. The law requires all residents to register any firearm that the state now considers a “assault weapons” before the beginning of… Read more »

California Gun Control Laws Spark Controversy

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A controversial gun control bill may have been vetoed by California Governor Jerry Brown, but a statewide long gun registration law will take effect tomorrow, and the City of San Francisco approved its own high-capacity magazine ban. City officials recently approved a similar version of the statewide ban on the local level, and the National… Read more »

Largest Gun Show In Pennsylvania ‘Postponed’

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The Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show in Pennsylvania has been postponed. Protests against gun show organizer, Reed Exhibitions, is credited for the decision. Reed Exhibitions decided to ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines from the largest gun show in the state. The move to ban legal firearms and ammunition from the Pennsylvania event prompted a… Read more »

Table Ping Pong Kills More People Than Guns

Ping Pong kills more people than guns

A Texas politician Kyle Kacal says guns don’t kill people; ping pong kills people, according to Yahoo News. Yup, those little plastic balls are deadly and dangerous when smacked with reckless abandon in the paddle-laden hands of a seasoned player. Kacal states: “I’ve heard of people being killed playing ping-pong — ping-pongs are more dangerous… Read more »