California gun magazine ban struck down by federal court

California gun magazine ban struck down by federal court

by WorldTribune Staff, March 31, 2019 California’s ban on firearm magazines which hold more than 10 rounds was struck down by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California on March 29. Judge Roger T. Benitez concluded that the restriction on magazine round capacity in the state “as amended by Proposition 63, burdens the […]

House Democrats pass universal background checks, ban on private gun sales

House Democrats pass universal background checks, ban on private gun sales

by WorldTribune Staff, February 28, 2019 The Democrat-led House on Feb. 27 passed legislation requiring universal background checks and outlawing private gun sales. H.R. 8, or the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019, passed by a vote of 240-190. Eight Republicans joined 232 Democrats in voting in favor of the bill. Just two Democrats voted […]

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 […]

Wounded Army vet to David Hogg: ‘It’s not a gun problem’

Wounded Army vet to David Hogg: ‘It’s not a gun problem’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 4, 2018 A U.S. Army veteran who was wounded in Iraq in 2007 had some advice for Parkland high school student and gun control activist David Hogg. In a March 30 Facebook post that went viral, Derek Weida wrote: “The people you’re arguing against… It’s not even about the gun. It’s […]

Gun madness: Polls show public attitudes shifting against government

Gun madness: Polls show public attitudes shifting against government

by WorldTribune Staff, March 2, 2018 Americans believe government inaction on threats and violent video games and movies are more to blame for mass shootings than weak gun control laws, two new polls show. A Rasmussen Reports poll in the wake of last month’s Florida school shooting found that 54 percent of adults blame the […]

‘Gun girl’ challenges top Democrat in NC House

‘Gun girl’ challenges top Democrat in NC House

by WorldTribune Staff, March 2, 2018 A Republican who is certified by the NRA as a firearms trainer will run against the Democrat leader of North Carolina’s House of Representatives, who has called for stricter gun control laws, a report said. Rhonda Allen filed to run for the District 39 seat on Feb. 28, the […]

Malkin: Left using Florida students as ‘human props’ to push gun control

Malkin: Left using Florida students as ‘human props’ to push gun control

by WorldTribune Staff, February 26, 2018 Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are being egged on and “used as props” by “social justice teachers” pushing for gun control in the wake of the Parkland, Florida school shooting, WorldTribune.com columnist Michelle Malkin said. “We could not have this discussion of actual, practical school security plans […]

Israel’s gun policy called validation of NRA’s argument

Israel’s gun policy called validation of NRA’s argument

by WorldTribune Staff, February 20, 2018 In 1974, Palestinian terrorists took more than 100 students hostage at an Israeli school in the town of Ma’alot, killing 26 and wounding 68. Following the attack, Israel passed a law mandating armed security in schools, provided weapons training to teachers and continues to run frequent active shooter drills. […]