Ouch: Swalwell’s poll on banning ‘every weapon of war’ backfires

Ouch: Swalwell’s poll on banning ‘every weapon of war’ backfires

by WorldTribune Staff, July 3, 2019 California Democrat Rep. Eric Swalwell, a 2020 presidential candidate, conducted an online poll in which he asked respondents if they “support a ban AND buy-back of every weapon of war in America.” The results were clear — 79 percent said no. Many observers said the poll was an epic […]

Needles, California considers itself a Second Amendment Sanctuary City

Needles, California considers itself a Second Amendment Sanctuary City

by WorldTribune Staff, June 28, 2019 Needles, a California town of 4,844 people which sits on the border with Arizona, has declared itself a Second Amendment Sanctuary City, a first for the Golden State. “The City Council wanted our community to know that we support their Second Amendment rights to keep and bear arms,” Needles […]

Illinois state senator to gun owner: Maybe we’ll just confiscate your guns

Illinois state senator to gun owner: Maybe we’ll just confiscate your guns

by WorldTribune Staff, June 21, 2019 Illinois state Sen. Julie A. Morrison responded to a citizen gun owner’s concern over a new state assault weapons law by hinting that gun “confiscation” could be a remedy to the citizen’s complaining. During a public meeting sponsored by Democratic senators, the firearm-owning citizen said, “Senator Morrison, you have […]

Nation of outlaws? New Zealand’s gun ‘amnesty’ nets only 530 firearms

Nation of outlaws? New Zealand’s gun ‘amnesty’ nets only 530 firearms

by WorldTribune Staff, June 5, 2019 In April, Reuters cited New Zealand police as saying they expected tens of thousands of guns to be surrendered after parliament passed tough new firearm laws in the wake of the Christchurch mosque shooting. The new legislation prohibits the circulation and use of most semi-automatic firearms, parts that convert […]

In Florida minors could be jailed for posting photos of BB guns

In Florida minors could be jailed for posting photos of BB guns

by WorldTribune Staff, March 18, 2019 A Democratic lawmaker has introduced a bill in the Florida legislature that would make it a crime for minors to post photos of guns on social media. The bill, introduced by state Sen. Jason W. B. Pizzo, states that anyone younger than 18 “who posts or publishes a picture […]

Democrats give illegals a pass on gun background checks

Democrats give illegals a pass on gun background checks

by WorldTribune Staff, February 19, 2019 Democrats are pushing hard for tougher gun control laws – except, apparently, when illegal immigrants are involved. Last week, H.R. 8, named the The Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019, passed the House Judiciary Committee on a 23-15 party-line vote. The legislation requires background checks for essentially all sales and transfers of firearms. […]

Connecticut Democrat calls for 50 percent tax increase on ammunition

Connecticut Democrat calls for 50 percent tax increase on ammunition

by WorldTribune Staff, February 7, 2019 A state lawmaker in Connecticut has introduced legislation calling for the tax on ammunition in the state to be increased by 50 percent. State Rep. Jillian Gilchrest, a Democrat representing the 13th District, said of HB 5700: “Currently ammunition is taxed at the same rate as other products. We […]

New Brazilian president to allow gun ownership to ‘every honest citizen’

New Brazilian president to allow gun ownership to ‘every honest citizen’

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE: Countdown: Top stories of 2018 by WorldTribune Staff, December 30, 2018 President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said he plans to loosen Brazil’s strict gun laws. “By decree, we plan to guarantee the ownership of firearms by citizens without criminal records,” Bolsonaro, who takes office on Jan. 1, tweeted on Dec. 29. During […]

Pittsburgh mayor pushes for confiscation after synagogue attack in gun-free zone

Pittsburgh mayor pushes for confiscation after synagogue attack in gun-free zone

by WorldTribune Staff, December 17, 2018 In the wake of the Oct. 27 attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue, Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto is pushing for gun confiscation along with bans on commonly-owned semiautomatic firearms and “high capacity” magazines. Three gun control bills are being introduced to the Pittsburgh City Council, according to a […]

Concealed carry training surges after Parkland shooting

Concealed carry training surges after Parkland shooting

by WorldTribune Staff, April 22, 2018 The founder of the U.S. Concealed Carry Association said membership and interest in its training classes have increased substantially since the Parkland, Florida school shooting. “I think that the massive news coverage of events like that gets people to realize, at least admit to maybe their own vulnerabilities,” Tim […]

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