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Court Decision Uses Gun Industry's Own Fiction to Uphold Assault Rifle Regulations

Mike Weisser | Posted 10.21.2015 | Politics
Mike Weisser

The 2nd Amendment doesn't give the gun industry the right to invent a tall tale to justify how it tries to sell guns.

Police Say GOP Rep Criticized For Posing With Assault Rifle Broke No Laws

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.21.2015 | Politics

A Republican congressman who was criticized last week after posting a photo showing that he owns an AR-15 in Washington, D.C., is allowed to have the ...

The Battle Over the Armor-Piercing AR-15 Bullet Is a Problem of the Gun Industry's Own Making

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

The gun industry knew this new breed of assault pistol could trigger restrictions on specific types of ammunition that are considered armor-piercing when used in a handgun, but it moved ahead anyway, driven by the need to create new, militarized market categories in the face of declining household gun ownership. Now they are attempting to rewrite history.

Why 'Armor-Piercing' Bullets Are Flying Off the Shelves

Mike Weisser | Posted 05.02.2015 | Politics
Mike Weisser

You know that something's up in the gun business when Rush Limbaugh starts talking about gun control. And what he was talking about this past week was the decision by the ATF to create a new standard for exempting certain kinds of so-called 'armor-piercing' bullets from the ban that Congress placed on such ammo in 1986.

Executive Order M855

Dennis Santiago | Posted 04.29.2015 | Politics
Dennis Santiago

The BATFE has introduced a proposed executive branch rule regarding ammunition that will likely pivot the election cycle back towards the same driving forces that caused so many blue states to turn red in the November 2014 midterm.

QB's Wife Leaves Semi-Automatic Rifle In Rental Car

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Miami

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say the wife of Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill left a rifle in the back of a rental SUV in South...

David Lohr

Sheriff Swaps Capone-Era Tommy Guns For AR-15s | David Lohr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

Faced with the expense of rearming his deputies with new weapons, a North Carolina sheriff managed to turn two dusty old vault finds into dozens of br...

4 Arrested After Assault Rifles Stolen: Sheriff

AP | Posted 12.24.2013 | Crime

SHREVEPORT, La. — SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A Louisiana sheriff says four people have been arrested in connection with an investigation into doze...

The Time A GOP Congresswoman's Family Failed To Follow Gun Safety Practices

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

Visit the website of Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-N.C.), and the congresswoman makes her views on the Second Amendment clear. The second-term Republican s...


Rick Horowitz | Posted 11.23.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

The Navy Yard. The Farmers Market. The Second Amendment... ...

Who Do You Trust?

Jim Moore | Posted 11.20.2013 | Media
Jim Moore

Who do we trust? Who can we trust? In a world where the NSA and Homeland Security probably know what I'm wearing as I'm typing this article, we are awash in information, but bereft of knowledge and integrity; flooded with stories, but left to die in a drought of truth.

The Town the Militia Took Over

Josh Horwitz | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

National Rifle Association (NRA) CEO Wayne LaPierre once famously told a CPAC gathering that "the guys with the guns make the rules." In the town of Gilberton, Pennsylvania, he might have finally found the perfect test case for his insane vision of America.

Man Showing Off Assault Rifle Accidentally Kills Teen: Cops

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 07.01.2013 | Crime

A 23-year-old Louisiana man accidentally fired an assault rifle while showing it off to a group of friends, killing a 16-year-old, police said. Chr...

Texas Congressman Giving Out Another Free Bushmaster AR-15

The Huffington Post | Ashley Balcerzak | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) announced Thursday that he plans to give away a Bushmaster AR-15 assault rifle. Another one. “Why am I giving away...

Santa Monica Shooter Built His Gun From Parts He Bought Online

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics
Robert L. Cavnar

In this day of Internet commerce and fast long distance travel, state by state gun laws make no sense. We need a nation wide, consistent set of laws that deny terrorists, criminals, and the mentally unstable easy access to guns.

GOP Rep Giving Away Free Assault Weapon

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) took his pro-gun beliefs to Twitter Wednesday, offering followers a rare opportunity. Stockman informed the social me...

Republican Holds Assault Rifle Raffle

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 04.23.2013 | DC

A Republican facing up to a year in jail for a 2012 drunken boating accident is now holding an unusual fundraiser for his 2014 reelection effort. ...

Christina Wilkie

Meet The NRA's New Stars, Ready To Pander To Minorities, Women, Veterans | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The National Rifle Association this week debuted a new lineup of special commentators -- three young adults whose biographies are tailor...

Cop Leaves Loaded Assault Rifle In Car With Window Down

Posted 02.13.2013 | Miami

While advocates fight to take assault rifles off the street, one City of Orlando police officer left his loaded and sitting in a patrol car parked wit...

A Lifelong Hunter and Gun Owner for Responsible Gun Laws

Seamus McGraw | Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics
Seamus McGraw

It's time to set the record straight. The weapons and magazines that the gun lobby is protecting are anything but sporting weapons. In fact, in several states, including my own, they can only be legally used to kill one thing: people.

Does the US Constitution Prevent Gun Control?

Alan Singer | Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics
Alan Singer

Gun control and restrictions on ownership are a political decision left to elected officials, not constitutional principles.

LaPierre Reveals True Purpose Behind Assault Weapons

Josh Horwitz | Posted 04.06.2013 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

Once average Americans understand the interplay between the militarization of civilian weaponry and the gun lobby's devotion to insurrectionist rhetoric, the gig is up for Wayne & Co.

Firing the AR-15 Assault Weapon Made Me Feel Invincible

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics
Jon Hotchkiss

As the debate over guns became more intense in the last four weeks, I discovered myself in a number of situations discussing the subject and I realized... I don't know enough facts on which to base a cogent opinion.

Hunter Stuart

Police Departments Buying Assault Weapons For Officers | Hunter Stuart | Posted 01.25.2013 | Crime

In what appears to be a growing trend across the United States, the police department in a small Iowa town will be packing a lot of extra heat in orde...

Jason Linkins

Ladies, The National Review Has Got The Perfect Gun For All Your Needs | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.23.2013 | Politics

I think that if the Atlantic gets to run what amounts to advertorial content about the Church of Scientology, it's only natural that the National Revi...