Approximately 200 gun rights activists demonstrated at Washington's state capitol building on Thursday morning to ostensibly protest the passage of I-594. A day after this display, Lt. Governor Brad Owen, a Democrat and President of the Senate, announced that openly carried firearms are now banned from the public viewing area.
During an interview on CNN's New Day Monday Morning, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) fired back at host Chris Cuomo's assertion that the hostage situation in Australia may have been averted if that country didn't have such strict gun control laws.
In a video posted to his YouTube page earlier this week, a male open carry enthusiast went on a profanity-laced tirade against the gun control advocacy group Moms Demand Action regarding their efforts to convince supermarket chain Kroger to ban customers from openly carrying firearms in their stores.
Sponsored by Rep. Rick Jasperse, R-Jasper, House Bill 875 would allow guns to be carried in churches, bars, and even some government buildings
Missouri Republicans want to nullify federal gun laws with House Bill 436 and will vote today to override Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's veto
If you think a person is violating the Constitution, you don't violate the constitution yourself as a remedy and expect anyone to take you seriously.
There is a contingent of wealthy libertarians who are actively promoting gun proliferation to transform America into a nation where domestic tranquility is figment of one's imagination.
Gun owners say that any gun control restricts their 2nd Amendment rights. The result is an elevation of the 2nd Amendment to where it trumps all other rights.
The idea that an armed good guy can stop a bad guy is not borne out by reality. Law enforcement officers go through extensive firearm training, and yet they do not always stop bad guys with guns.