Tag: Gun Control
California’s ‘Disammoment’ Campaign Targets Legal Gun Owners

California’s law requiring background checks for purchases of ammunition kicked in on July 1. Since then, according to the state attorney general, there have been 345,000 background checks. In 101 cases, the purchases were prohibited and 62,000 buyers were denied or rejected. Those 62,000 people, as it happens, were legally entitled to purchase ammunition....
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W. Dieter Tede (1933-2019)

I was privileged to present a tribute at the memorial celebration for the life of Wolfgang Dieter Tede, on Saturday, October 19, 2019, at the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Independent Institute for over twenty years, and here is an edited...
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Blazing Blaster Buyback BS

Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke is pushing “mandatory buybacks of certain semi-automatic weapons.”

San Francisco Supervisors Bust Dangerous Domestic Terrorist Group

San Francisco just passed a resolution calling the NRA a ‘domestic terrorist organization’

State-Funded Researchers Shift Aim from Gun Owners to Gun Stores

It’s no surprise that the Firearm Violence Research Center wants to survey gun owners and target the businesses that sell firearms.

California Triple Manslaughter Case Shows Need for Judicial Oversight

Ismael Huazo-Jardinez’s case confirms the need for stricter oversight of judges’ actions.

Federal Judge Shoots Down His Own Second Amendment Ruling

After citing citizen’s right to self-defense, judge succumbs to pressure and reverses his own ruling.

Judge Shoots Down Restrictive California Gun Law

Last week U.S. District Court Judge Roger Benitez struck down a California law that banned high-capacity rifle magazines.

A Disarming New Governor Greets a More Dangerous State

Gavin Newsom pledges to “raise the bar” on gun control.

What Gun Control Advocates Can Learn from London’s Knife Attacks

The powers in London are grappling with a rash of stabbings and wondering what to do. The statist instinct is to take knives from the people. That’s the American response to gun violence and the British response to knife attacks. Yesterday The Express ran a headline: “London bloodbath: 60th violent murder in London just yards...
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