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 […]

Colorado governor signs Democrat-sponsored gun confiscation bill

Colorado governor signs Democrat-sponsored gun confiscation bill

by WorldTribune Staff, April 18, 2019 Colorado Gov. Jared Polis last week signed into law a Democrat-sponsored bill that allows courts in the state to issue orders for the confiscation of individuals’ guns. The law allows family, household members or law enforcement to petition a court to have guns seized or surrendered based on a […]

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 […]

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 close in on vote to criminalize private gun sales

Democrats close in on vote to criminalize private gun sales

by WorldTribune Staff, February 11, 2019 House Democrats plan to move legislation this week that would ban the private sale of guns. The House Judiciary Committee will mark up the bill, known as the Bipartisan Background Checks Act, on Feb. 13 and send it to the House floor for a vote, committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler […]

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 […]

Gun-happy Hollywood rails against 2nd Amendment rights for fans

Gun-happy Hollywood rails against 2nd Amendment rights for fans

by WorldTribune Staff, January 14, 2019 Playing the lead role in the typical Hollywood blockbuster, “The gun brings in more in box office than George Clooney, Chris Pratt or Quentin Tarantino could ever hope to generate,” said filmmaker Abigail Disney. Meanwhile, from behind their solid security walls and amid the protection of armed guards, Hollywood’s […]

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 […]