12/18/09 Gun Rights: Gun prohibitionists are using the murder of a Seattle police officer, and a couple of other slayings, to launch a new effort to ban the sale of semiautomatic firearms in Washington State, and require current owners to register their firearms.
When a pistol remains in service for 50 years, it gets Workman's attention. In the case of the Ruger Super Blackhawk, it came as no surprise.
The outcome of a long-awaited lawsuit filed Oct. 28 against the City of Seattle and Mayor Greg Nickels to overturn the city’s illegal gun ban could have national implications because several other states have modeled their firearms preemption laws after the Washington State statute that is at the center of the Seattle case.
Public reaction to a proposed ban on firearms at Seattle park facilities was decidedly negative, with 96 percent of the people weighing in on the idea turning thumbs down.
Michael Bloomberg Mayors Against Illegal Guns a group boasting some 450 members including Seattle lame duck Mayor Greg Nickels has petitioned President Barack Obama to adopt several alleged reforms MAIG is pushing that sound suspiciously like a federal crackdown on gun shows.
This new defensive handgun ammunition, adopted by the FBI, is available for handgunners everywhere.
On June 11, 23 state attorney generals signed and sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder advising him that they are opposed to renewal of the 1994 Clinton administration's ban on semiautomatic firearms, erroneously dubbed assault weapons by proponents of the ban.
There have been two markedly different tales of violence and bloodshed from two different college towns that ended two different ways, reflecting the vast differences in culture and the gaping chasm that exists between the political correctness of the gun-free zone mentality and the common sense of being prepared.
Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer this week signed into law a new self-defense statute that will steal the thunder from gun prohibitionists who invariably whine that armed citizens might take the law into their own hands.