federal gun laws

New York Lawmakers Divided Over The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (Video)

New York Lawmakers Divided Over The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (Video)

Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed 231 to 198 the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, allowing concealed carry permit holders to transport their weapons across state lines. As a result, rifts are forming between legislators in even solidly Democratic states with strict gun laws, like New York. New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a statement: […]

The Issue Of U.S. Gun Violence In Charts And Graphs

The Issue Of U.S. Gun Violence In Charts And Graphs

A picture, the old saying goes, speaks louder than a thousand words. And since President Obama will sign an executive order later today dealing with the issue of guns in the United States, this seems like the ideal time to use some images–in the form of charts and graphs–which show just how desperately needed the […]

Sedition In The GOP Controlled States, Will Charges Be Forthcoming?

Sedition In The GOP Controlled States, Will Charges Be Forthcoming?

We are experiencing a return to a Civil War era period when states wished to ignore certain Federal Laws with which they disagreed. Instead of the basic human rights of our African American neighbors, the issues now revolve around gun rights, the Affordable Healthcare Act, and just about anything that many in the Teabully, Republican […]

GOP Channels Its Inner Confederacy In Its New Nullification Movement

GOP Channels Its Inner Confederacy In Its New Nullification Movement

GOP legislators in Missouri are on the verge of passing, over their governor’s veto, a law claiming to nullify all federal gun laws in that state and even making it a crime for federal agents to enforce them in Missouri. This, the August 28 New York Times reported, is “the far edge of a growing […]