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Colorado Republican & Columbine Survivor Favors Guns in Schools

Opinion Colorado state Rep. Patrick Neville, a 45th District Republican, supports allowing armed teachers on school campuses. (Screen snip, YouTube, KUSA 9News) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Colorado state House Minority Leader Patrick Neville, a third-term Republican, supports legislation to allow concealed handguns on school campuses and defended that position recently in an interview with NPR, and the second-generation lawmaker has a unique perspective: he’s a survivor of the 1999 Columbine Hi...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Colorado, Senate, Wikipedia, Gop, House, Npr, City Council, Republican, Seattle, Denver, Nra, Columbine, Brady, Neville

Oregon Republicans and Democrats Kill Sweeping Gun Control Bill

Opinion In a deal to pass a major education package in Oregon, Democrats agreed to abandon a sweeping gun control measure, according to published reports. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Beaver State gun owners are breathing easier in the aftermath of a GOP legislative maneuver that saw state Senate Republicans return to the chamber floor this week to help pass a major education funding bill, because Democrats agreed to kill a sweeping gun control package in exchange, according to the Salem Statesm...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Oregon, Senate, Wikipedia, Gop, House, Portland, Salem, Npr, Bill, Seattle, Nra, Willamette Valley, State Legislature, Columbia River

OR Republicans & Dems Kill Gun Sweeping Control Bill in Education Deal

Opinion In a deal to pass a major education package in Oregon, Democrats agreed to abandon a sweeping gun control measure, according to published reports. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Beaver State gun owners are breathing easier in the aftermath of a GOP legislative maneuver that saw state Senate Republicans return to the chamber floor this week to help pass a major education funding bill, because Democrats agreed to kill a sweeping gun control package in exchange, according to the Salem Statesm...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Oregon, Senate, Wikipedia, Gop, House, Portland, Salem, Npr, Seattle, Nra, Willamette Valley, State Legislature, Columbia River, Burdick

‘Imagine if Media Treated Gun Rights Groups Honestly,’ Says Writer

Students and parents criticized a vigil-turned-political-stunt in Colorado. (Screen snip, YouTube, KUSA) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Buried near the end of a 916-word Op-ed for Fox News discussing the recent walkout of students and parents at a vigil-turned-gun-control-event, writer and best-selling author Frank Miniter drives a rhetorical wooden stake deep into the heart of the media’s bias against guns and people who own them. “Political differences aside,” Miniter proffers, “imagine if the me...
Tags: Guns, Colorado, Washington Post, Washington, America, Nato, Fox News, Forbes, Nra, Brady, National Rifle Association, Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, Gottlieb, JOHN LOTT, Dave Workman, Alan Gottlieb

Social Prejudice Seeping into Oregon Wildlife Management?

Social Prejudice Seeping into Oregon Wildlife Management? U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- In a move that is alarming hunters in Oregon and beyond that Northwest state's borders, a gubernatorial nominee to the state Fish & Wildlife Commission has been bounced from consideration by a state Senate committee because, according to Oregon Live, “environmental advocates raised concerns over his history as a big game hunter and potential conflicts of interest.” There is more than just a hint of social preju...
Tags: Guns, Youtube, Oregon, Senate, Wikipedia, Africa, Afghanistan, Portland, Northwest, Nra, Brown, Legislature, Kate Brown, Bill Monroe, Nash, U S Marine Corps

Booker Goes Bonkers with Plan to Regulate 2A as Privilege

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) has just launched a plan to combat violent crime that essentially treats the right to keep and bear arms like a regulated privilege. (Screen snip, YouTube, CNN) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Democrat presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey has released a plan to combat so-called “gun violence” by essentially relegating the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms to the level of a privilege that is strictly regulated by the government, including licensing ev...
Tags: Guns, New Jersey, Associated Press, Washington State, Seattle, Booker, Nra, Legislature, Protection of Lawful Commerce, Cory, Sequim, Cory Booker, Dave Workman, Sen Cory Booker, Gun Rights News, PLCAA

Despite Self-Congratulations NW Anti-Gunners Haven’t Stopped Violent Crime

Efforts by gun control advocates in the Pacific Northwest haven't stopped bad people from committing violent crimes, while ratcheting down on the rights of law-abiding citizens. (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- “This year in Washington (state),” the self-congratulatory email from Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America’s Washington chapter read, “our volunteers made their voices heard.” But those voices could not drown out the ten gun shots heard on a dramatic 911 audio released by...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Oregon, Senate, America, Salem, Gun Control, Bill, Washington State, Seattle, Pacific Northwest, Tacoma, Nra, Legislature, Bellingham, Columbia River

WA Bump Stock Owner ID Protected by Last-Minute Legislation

Washington lawmakers have passed legislation to protect the privacy of former bump stock owners who turned in the devices for $150 payments from the state. (Screen snip, YouTube, Wotchit News) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Washington State gun owners who “sold back” their bump stocks for $150 apiece to the State Patrol won’t have their names and addresses released after all, thanks to a bipartisan Senate bill that passed overwhelmingly in the final hours of the legislative session, thwarting an at...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Senate, House, WSP, Gun Control, Pra, Washington State, Seattle, Kamala Harris, Nra, Capitol, Legislature, Jay Inslee, State Patrol, Cory Booker

Kamala Harris Vows ‘Executive Action’ on Guns as POTUS

Democrat California Sen. Kamala Harris has promised unilateral executive action on guns if she is elected president. (Screen capture, YouTube, GMA) USA –  Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) made her disdain for the rights of gun owners official when she told a CNN Town Hall audience that, if she is elected president next year, she will issue executive orders on gun control during her first 100 days in office. As reported by Bloomberg News, Harris would “bypass Congress with actions that include exp...
Tags: Guns, Congress, California, San Francisco, Bloomberg, Cnn, Connecticut, San Diego, Fox News, Kamala Harris, Nra, Adam Lanza, Cnn Town Hall, Democratic Party, HARRIS, Town Hall

Second Amendment Sanctuary, Step by Step Guide to Make It Happen, Example Resolutions

‘Second Amendment Sanctuary’ a Step by Step Guide to Make It Happen USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Grassroots activists across the United States, energized and perhaps outraged by what many believe is a creeping cancer of gun control, are fighting back by creating what have come to be known as “Second Amendment Sanctuaries.” AmmoLand News reached out to those involved at “Ground Zero” to learn how they did it, and how others can do the same. One might consider Lexington and Concord—two villages in t...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Washington, United States, Fox News, Vancouver, New Mexico, Washington State, Seattle, Illinois, Marshall, Nra, Campbell, Concord, Lexington, Pierce County

Brady Anti-Gunners Seek Info to Link Pro Rights Groups to 2nd Amendment Sanctuaries

Editors Note: Any proof of an effort like this would be welcome news to NRA members and supporters. The Brady gun control group wants to now whether rights groups, including the NRA, are behind the growing “Second Amendment Sanctuary” movement. (Dave Workman) USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Brady anti-gun group, once known as the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, is looking for evidence in an effort to show that Second Amendment organizations are responsible for the growing “Second Amendme...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Washington, Indianapolis, Foia, Ferguson, Associated Press, Nye, Nevada, New Mexico, Seattle, Michael Bloomberg, Reno, Nra, Brady, National Rifle Association

Washington Gun Rights Activists Prep for April 27, 2019, Rally

Opinion More than 2,500 gun owners turned out for the 2018 March For Our Rights in Olympia, Washington. They'll be back on April 27. (Dave Workman) Washington  – -(AmmoLand.com)- Evergreen State gun owners and Second Amendment activists are planning a big April 27 rally on the Capitol steps in Olympia that is shaping up to be bigger than a gathering there in 2018 that drew a crowd of some 2,500. It’s the second annual “March For Our Rights” and the lineup of scheduled speakers include local ...
Tags: Guns, Washington Post, Washington, Oregon, Senate, Salem, Republican, Washington State, Seattle, Cleveland, Tacoma, Northwest, City Hall, Nra, Olympia, U S Supreme Court

Swalwell Swagger: California Dem Running on Gun Control Platform

Opinion Anti-gun California Congressman Eric Swalwell has launched a presidential campaign with gun control as a central theme. (Screen snip, YouTube, The Late Show) USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The California congressman who famously suggested last year that gun owners could be nuked has made it official with an appearance on The Late Show; he’s running for president on a platform of gun control, according to CNBC. Rep. Eric Swalwell became the 18th Democrat to jump into the race, with a campaign...
Tags: Rachel Maddow, Guns, Australia, California, Washington, Oregon, Russia, Joe Biden, Indianapolis, Portland, New Zealand, Seattle, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Cnbc, Nra

Trump Will Keynote NRA Leadership Forum at Indy Convention

President Donald Trump will once again headline the NRA convention, scheduled in Indianapolis April 26-28. He will keynote the Friday Leadership Forum. (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- For the fifth year in a row, Donald Trump will be appearing at the National Rifle Association’s Leadership Forum during the organization’s 148th annual meetings and exhibits at the Indiana Convention Center – Lucas Oil Stadium, in Indianapolis on April 26, NRA has announced. NRA made the announcement Fri...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, California, White House, New York City, Court, San Francisco, Indianapolis, Alaska, Hawaii, Arizona, Fox News, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Trump, Nra

Why Washington May Become Tougher Nut to Crack for Anti-Gunners

Washington State has more than 616,000 active concealed pistol licenses, according to new data. (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Two weeks after the legislative death of a controversial, and highly-contested, gun control measure that would have established an extreme training requirement for Washington State concealed pistol licenses, the state Department of Licensing released updated figures on the number of active CPLs in the state, and it is up more than 3,600 over the number in Feb...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Oregon, Washington State, Seattle, Nra, Senate Judiciary Committee, Olympia, Legislature, Kate Brown, Jay Inslee, Department of Licensing, CPL, Evergreen State, Dave Workman, Gun Rights News

Thousands March in Illinois to Defend Second Amendment Rights ~ VIDEO

Opinion Thousands of Illinois gun owners turned out for the annual lobby day at the capitol in Springfield. (Screen snip, YouTube, Terribly Tactical) Illinois – -(AmmoLand.com)- Thousands of Second Amendment activists marched on the Illinois State Capitol building in Springfield, reminding lawmakers that gun owners are paying attention, and they’re not taking the rap for crimes they didn’t commit. According to an estimate from WICS/WRSP, the event drew some 8,000 gun owners, which eclipses ...
Tags: Guns, Oregon, Senate, Chicago, Lincoln, Republican, Illinois, Nra, Senate Judiciary Committee, Capitol, Springfield, Capitol Avenue, Illinois State Capitol, Effingham, Salem Oregon, Dave Workman

Thousands Rally For 2A in Oregon; Have Antis Reached Their Limit?

Opinion Thousands of Second Amendment activists gathered at the Oregon State Capitol in Salem Saturday. (Screen snip, YouTube, MaharlikaAWA) Oregon – -(AmmoLand.com)- Thousands of Second Amendment activists gathered over the weekend at the Oregon State Capitol in Salem, according to KGW, essentially telling Beaver State anti-gunners that enough is enough. Whether their effort will be adequate to derail anti-gun legislation remains to be seen, but this was a significant turnout in a state w...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Oregon, Senate, Portland, Salem, Seattle, Pacific Northwest, Northwest, Nra, Olympia, Capitol, Legislature, Willamette Valley, Sen Bernie Sanders, Oregon State Capitol

Ill. Judge Strikes Gun Ban in Chicago Suburb; Gun Group Declares Victory

Opinion An Illinois circuit judge has blocked the Village of Deerfield from banning so-called “assault weapons.” (Dave Workman) ILLINOIS – -(AmmoLand.com)- An Illinois Circuit Judge has issued a permanent injunction against a ban on so-called “assault weapons” in the village of Deerfield, a Chicago suburb, in a case brought by the Second Amendment Foundation and the Illinois State Rifle Association. SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan Gottlieb declared it a victory against legislat...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Chicago, Washington State, Seattle, Illinois, Nra, U S Supreme Court, McDonald, Deerfield, Superior Court, Snohomish County, City of Chicago, Edmonds, King County, Glen Ellyn

Kiwis Rush to NZ Gun Shops in Anticipation of New Gun Laws

Opinion While some New Zealanders are turning in guns to police, others are rushing to gun shops to buy semi-auto rifles in anticipation of new gun control laws. (Dave Workman) USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Instead of rushing to turn in their guns in the aftermath of the double mosque attacks in Christchurch, reports from New Zealand indicate that many of the island nation’s citizens are actually rushing to gun stores in the anticipation of a ban that might be coming from Prime Minister Jacinda Ard...
Tags: Usa, Guns, America, Cnn, Canada, United States, New Zealand, Un, Watson, Usa Today, Christchurch, Kiwi, Nra, Blenheim, Gottlieb, Dave Workman

New Zealand Fallout: Gun Groups Say ‘2A Not Negotiable’

Opinion A police officer armed with a rifle stands watch at the scene of a mosque shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Screen snip, YouTube, CBC) USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Two national gun rights organizations headquartered in the Pacific Northwest came out swinging in the hours after worldwide attention turned to the mosque massacre in New Zealand, warning gun prohibition lobbying groups in the United States against trying to exploit the tragedy. In a joint announcement, the Citizens Commit...
Tags: Guns, United States, South Dakota, New Zealand, Associated Press, Pacific Northwest, Christchurch, Colorado Springs, Nra, National Rifle Association, First Baptist Church, Gottlieb, Dave Workman, New Life Church, Alan Gottlieb, Jeanne Assam

WA ‘bump stock buyback’ funded as OR braces for ban initiative

Bump fire stocks, like this one pictured in a YouTube screen snip from Central Texas Survival, are being “bought back” in Washington State. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- While Washington State lawmakers have approved funding for a “bump stock buyback” at $150 apiece, gun owners in neighboring Oregon are already bracing for a fight next year when anti-gunners will push a measure aimed at banning “a variety of semi-automatic firearms,” as reported by KATU in Portland. In the Evergreen State—which ne...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Oregon, Senate, House Of Representatives, Portland, Ayn Rand, Gun Control, Ferguson, Las Vegas, Pacific Northwest, Gun Rights, Northwest, Morton, Second Amendment, Nra

Oregon Crime Statistics Don’t Justify Gun Control Push

Opinion Oregon anti-gunners want to declare new legislation regulating so-called “assault weapons” to be considered an “emergency.” (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- When the authors of a major gun control bill in Oregon inserted a paragraph at the end of their legislation declaring that an emergency exists requiring , which deals with so-called “assault weapon” regulation, to take effect immediately, they apparently didn’t do any homework. But pay attention to how this legislation mo...
Tags: Guns, Oregon, Fbi, Salem, Nra, Ammoland, Dave Workman, Klamath, Gun Rights News, Firearm News, Citizens Committee, Starrett, Kevin Starrett, Liberty Park Press, Dave Workman Dave Workman, Oregon Firearms Federation OFF

Washington lawmakers mapping strategy to reduce Concealed Carry

Concealed carry U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Against the backdrop of a push for gun control by Democrats on Capitol Hill, Democrats in the Washington's state Legislature are pushing a pair of bills, one in the Senate and its companion in the House, that amount to a guide for anti-gun state lawmakers anywhere to reduce the number of concealed carry licenses or permits by discouraging applications and renewals via extremist requirements. Joe Waldron Joe Waldron, former executive director of the...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Senate, West, South Dakota, House, Oklahoma, Nra, State, Olympia, Legislature, National Rifle Association, Waldron, CPL, Evergreen State, Dave Workman

Northwest ‘Resistance’ to Gun Control Gathering Momentum & Money

The fundraising effort was led by WAC President Bill Burris, a retired Pierce County Sheriff’s detective. (Dave Workman) Puyallup, Wash – -(AmmoLand.com)- At their monthly weekend gun show held at the Puyallup, Wash., fairgrounds, members of the Washington Arms Collectors (WAC) contributed to a fund-raising effort to help support the federal court challenge of anti-gun Initiative 1639, which was passed by Evergreen State voters in November, but is now raising alarms across the state. That law...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Washington, Oregon, House, Washington State, Seattle, Michael Bloomberg, Nra, State, Olympia, U S Senate, Matt Shea, State Legislature, Pierce County, U S House of Representatives

Illinois Gunman Illegally Armed, So Media Demands More Gun Control

Law enforcement personnel gather near the scene of a shooting at the Henry Pratt company in an industrial park in Aurora, Ill., on Friday. | Bev Horne/Daily Herald via AP, photo from Chicago Sun-Times U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- In the aftermath of a workplace shooting in the Chicago suburb of Aurora that claimed five lives, by a man who could not legally have a firearm, the Chicago Sun-Times reacted predictably by demanding in an editorial legislation to “require background checks on gun sales ...
Tags: Mississippi, Guns, Congress, Washington, Ap, Chicago, Gun Control, Illinois, Nra, Background Checks, Smith Wesson, Martin, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun Times, Tribune, Aurora

‘Lock Your Doors, Load Your Guns,’ Says KY Sheriff

Martin County, KY Sheriff John Kirk is shown here in a screen snip from YouTube and East Kentucky Broadcasting. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- A county sheriff in Kentucky may be in for some interesting times and a good deal of publicity for telling a fiscal court meeting that his agency is owed a $75,000 payment from the court, so he temporarily suspended law enforcement services and posted a message to his constituents via social media. And the message was blunt: “Lock your doors, load your guns...
Tags: Florida, Maryland, Guns, Kentucky, West, House, Gun Control, New Mexico, Washington State, John Kirk, Nra, Kirk, Washington Times, Brevard County, Polk County, Judd

Oregon Anti-Gunners Launch Attack; 20 Rounds a Month in One Bill!

One bill now in the Oregon Legislature would limit people to purchasing 20 rounds of ammunition a month. (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- While gun rights activists across the country have been focusing considerable attention on the war being waged against Washington state gun owners, because that state is something of a “test tube” for gun control schemes, there’s a second front in the effort to erode the Second Amendment going on south of the Columbia River in neighboring Oregon. Per...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Oregon, Salem, Gun Control, Bill, Washington State, Gun Rights, Nra, Kate Brown, Seattle Times, Oregon Legislature, Columbia River, Paul Evans, Evergreen State, Dave Workman

Washington Sheriffs Take Stand Against Gun Control, Refuse to Enforce Bad Law

Opinion Even though Initiative 1639 passed in Washington State last fall, several county sheriffs are refusing to enforce it because they believe it to be unconstitutional. (Dave Workman photo) USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- When the Seattle-based gun prohibition lobby in Washington State last year convinced voters to pass Initiative 1639, a sweeping gun control measure, the state’s largest law enforcement groups lined up against it, and now sheriffs in at least ten counties have announced they will...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Bloomberg, United States, Paul Allen, Washington State, Seattle, Melinda Gates, Northwest, Nra, Scott, U S District Court, Eastern Washington, Spokane County, Western Washington, Rick Scott

Washington’s Anti-Gun Initiative 1639: It Could Spread Like A National Cancer

Opinion by Dave Workman Washington’s Anti-Gun Initiative 1639: It Could Spread Like A National Cancer SEATTLE, WA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Washington state gun owners are waging a desperate battle against a billionaire-backed gun control effort that, if it passes in November, could spread like a cancer across the country, especially in states with the citizen initiative process.Initiative 1639 is a 30-page, multi-faceted measure that seeks to raise the minimum age for purchasing and owning a semiau...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Washington, Chicago, Paul Allen, Steve Ballmer, Seattle Seahawks, Seattle, Michael Bloomberg, Nra, National Rifle Association, Ruger, Columbia River, Dave Workman, Washington Policy Center, Nick Hanauer

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