Articles Tagged with second amendment

FBI Accused Of Visiting Gun Stores To Investigate Customers Talking About ‘Big Government’

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FBI counterterrorism agents are touring gun stores in search of customers talking about “big government,” according to a report published after a weapons customer’s alleged encounter. FBI agents at South Carolina gun shops are reportedly investigating individuals uttering such a phrase and making “suspicious purchases.” Report author Brandon Turbeville said an individual from Columbia, South… Read more »

US Post Office Is Buying Bullets, Lots And Lots Of Bullets

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The US Post Office is now counted among the federal agencies posting advertisement to purchase copious amounts of bullets. Some Second Amendment advocates are concerned about the large amounts of ammunition being purchased, according to a NewsMax report. The USPS posted a notice on its website requesting bids for various types of bullets. The notice… Read more »

Second Amendment: Arizona Approves Four Pro-Gun Laws

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Arizona lawmakers just gave approval for four “major” pro-guns laws in the state senate. The state house of representatives approved Second Amendment related bills which allow concealed carry permit holders to take their firearms into government buildings which do not have security measures. HB 22339, the gun bill which would allow concealed carry permit holders… Read more »

Pub Posts Sign Calling Gun Owners ‘Losers’ And ‘Douchebags’

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A South Carolina pub owner posted a sign calling gun owners with concealed carry permit “losers” and “douchebags.” The no concealed weapons allowed sign at the Backstreets Pub & Deli in Clemson has understandably infuriated Second Amendment supporters from around the country. Nationwide backlash against the pub was swift once images of the insulting sign… Read more »

Texas Second Amendment Case Headed To Supreme Court

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A Texas man is waiting for the US Supreme Court to decide if exercising Second Amendment rights means citizens might be giving their Fourth Amendment protections. The Rutherford Institute is pushing the high court to hear the no-knock warrant case spurred by the “SWAT-team style forceful entry” into John Quinn’s home. Rutherford Institute attorneys are… Read more »

Gun Control: New Jersey Going Forward With High-Capacity Magazine Ban

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New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney has changed his mind about the state’s high-capacity magazine ban. Last year State Senator Sweeney was a vocal proponent of the gun control law which angered Second Amendment supporters. Now, the lawmaker has reconsidered enacting additional and more stringent limits on magazines gun owners can possess. Beginning last Spring… Read more »

Wells Fargo Fires Branch Manager For Carrying A Gun

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Wells Fargo Bank fired Tampa-area branch manager Ivette Ros for bring a gun to work, and now she’s suing the financial giant. Ros, 37, a single mother of three and a licensed concealed carry gun owner, said she had the 9mm pistol in case she ever need to protect her employees from bank robbers. She… Read more »

Ted Nugent Apologizes For Obama ‘Subhuman Mongrel’ Insult [Video]

Ted Nugent apologizes for calling the president a subhuman mongrel

Ted Nugent, the controversial rocker and Second Amendment advocate, has apologized for referring to President Obama as a “subhuman mongrel” in a prior interview. As if there is no other news in the world, ratings-challenged CNN has been running with the Nugent story seemingly 24-7. Ted Nugent has been campaigning for Greg Abbott, the Texas… 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 »

Gun Confiscation: Task Force Makes Mistake And Forced To Return Firearms

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A special task force in California took away a citizen’s guns without just cause and deemed the entire incident a “big mistake.” Michael Merritt of Bakersfield, was shocked when gun task force members showed up on his door and confiscated his guns.The agents seized 18 weapons and kept them for weeks until the agency officials… Read more »

Gun Ownership By Women Is Booming

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Women gun owners are becoming a significant constituency in America. As The Inquisitr previously reported, the number of women participating in gun sports, such as target shooting and hunting, has steadily increased over the last decade. Estimates of the number of US women who are purchasing and learning how to use guns range from 12… Read more »

Gun Control: Police In Upstate New York Refuse To Enforce Safe Act

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New York Assemblyman Bill Nojay believes that the state’s SAFE Act is just the beginning of a movement in the state to infringe upon Second Amendment rights. The gun control legislation was signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo one year ago this month. Nojay does not seem to be ready to concede defeat to… Read more »

Fourth Amendment Lawsuit Sparked By Raid On Gun Owner’s Home

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The Rutherford Institute is pushing the highest court in the land to hear a Fourth Amendment no-knock warrant case spurred by a “SWAT-team style forceful entry” into John Quinn’s home. Does exercising your Second Amendment rights mean that you automatically give up the Fourth Amendment protections guaranteed by the Constitution? That is the exact question… Read more »

Gun Control Laws Prompt Firearms Companies To Relocate

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Anti-gun lawmakers seem determined to chip away at the Second Amendment despite the loss of millions of dollars of important tax revenues and hundreds of jobs. As a result, several major firearms companies have made a rapid exit from Colorado and New York since the passage of new gun control laws. Less than a year… Read more »

Twelve Attorneys General Take Up 10 Amendment, Gun Control Fight

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A dozen attorney generals believe the 10th Amendment has essentially be overturned by more than a decade of “incorrect court rulings,” and are calling on the US Supreme Court to address the damage to the Constitutional protection of states’ rights. The state officials pushing the highest court in the land to protect 10th Amendment rights… 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 »

Open Carry Arrest In Colorado Sparks Lawsuit

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Open carry of a gun is not illegal in Colorado parks, something police officers in at last one town did not realize during a recent arrest. Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran James Sorensen recently won $23,000 in an open carry lawsuit filed against the City of Colorado Springs. James Sorensen was quite dismayed and surprised… Read more »

Gun Control: Graves Act Mandates BB Gun Registration

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BB gun control laws in New Jersey could make the classic childhood took a thing of the past. The popular youth guns may be gathering dust on store shelves in the Garden State due the enactment of the Graves Act. The law requires BB guns to be registered and subject to the exact same laws… Read more »

Second Amendment: Texas Professor Calling For Repeal Of Right To Bear Arms

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The Second Amendment should be repealed, according to Texas professor Mary Margaret Penrose. The Texas A&M School of Law professor has now joined the ranks of other some progressives and gun control activists who deem the Constitution and outdated, antiquated document. Professor Penrose made her Second Amendment comments not at Texas A&M but at a… Read more »

DHS And FBI Memo Claims Stockpiling Ammo Might Indicate Terrorist Activity

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A Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and FBI memo sent to state and local law enforcement agencies that included a warning about individuals who possess “large amounts” of ammo. According to joint Roll Call notice, citizens who buy or own significant amounts of bullets and guns could be potential terrorists. The joint agency bulletin urged… Read more »

Obama: Gun Control Is Necessary, But Won’t Come From Me

Gun Control: Obama Says New Regulation Is Important

Obama says gun control and the battle for a “common sense” middle ground is not over. The president touched on the subject while speaking before a memorial gathering for the victims of the recent Washington Navy Yard shooting on Sunday. However, Obama was careful in his choice of words, saying that gun control changes must… Read more »

Texas Army Veteran Denied Second Amendment Rights

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Texas Army veteran Ron Kelly has been stripped of his Second Amendment rights. The retired soldier was shocked to find his name flagged during a gun ownership background check at a Tomball Walmart. More than four decades ago, Kelly was arrested with a baggie of pot. The probation-only minor misdemeanor offense thwarted his attempt to… Read more »

Colorado Recall Election Over Gun Laws Unprecedented

Colorado Recall Election Seeks To Replace Pro-Gun Control Politician

A Colorado recall election has been called against the state’s Democratic Colorado Senate President, John Morse. This effort could result in an unprecedented situation if Morse is successfully removed from office. More than that though, the recall election could become ground zero for an ongoing debate across the nation regarding gun control. The push to… Read more »

Nikki Goeser: ‘How Gun Control Killed My Husband’

Nikki Goeser Tells How Gun Control Killed Her Husband

Nikki Goeser had a life most people only dream about. She was married to a great guy named Ben, and they were deeply and genuinely in love. Attractive, intelligent, and determined, Nikki graduated from university with a degree in psychology, she worked at a local college by day, and, at night, Nikki and Ben ran… Read more »