Biden vows to ‘take on the NRA’, re-institute assault weapons ban

Biden vows to ‘take on the NRA’, re-institute assault weapons ban

by WorldTribune Staff, September 14, 2020 Despite a lack of evidence that banning assault weapons reduces crime, Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden said, as president, he intends to re-institute a ban on the firearms. A post from Biden’s Twitter account on Sunday said: “26 years ago today, the Senate passed 10-year bans on assault weapons […]

Missouri Gov. Parson says he will ‘without a doubt’ pardon McCloskeys

Missouri Gov. Parson says he will ‘without a doubt’ pardon McCloskeys

by WorldTribune Staff, July 21, 2020 Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said he will pardon Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the St. Louis couple who brandished firearms to defend themselves after they say rioters broke through a private gate and threatened them. Parson, a Republican, told Fox News host Sean Hannity on Monday that “without a doubt,” […]

Sen. Hawley seeks civil rights probe of Soros-backed DA’s conduct in McCloskey case

Sen. Hawley seeks civil rights probe of Soros-backed DA’s conduct in McCloskey case

by WorldTribune Staff, July 17, 2020 Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri on Thursday urged Attorney General William Barr to launch a federal civil rights investigation of St. Louis prosecutor Kim Gardner, accusing her of abuse of power in her investigation of Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the couple who said they were investigated for wielding […]

McCloskey expects indictment: Americans went from Patrick Henry to ‘afraid of losing their job’

McCloskey expects indictment: Americans went from Patrick Henry to ‘afraid of losing their job’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 14, 2020 Mark McCloskey, who said he used his Second Amendment rights to defend his life and home against rioters who threatened violence against he and his family, told Fox News on Monday that he expects to be “indicted shortly.” “The traditional media is right behind the mob,” McCloskey told Fox […]

12 members of Congress warn against ‘mob rule’ after seizure of McCloskey guns

12 members of Congress warn against ‘mob rule’ after seizure of McCloskey guns

by WorldTribune Staff, July 13, 2020 A dozen Republican members of Congress warned of a “chilling effect on the entire nation” after the Second Amendment rights of a Missouri couple were apparently infringed when a  rifle and handgun were confiscated by authorities after they confronted so-called protesters who had entered their gated St. Louis neighborhood. […]

FBI: Highest ever background checks on gun purchases in June

FBI: Highest ever background checks on gun purchases in June

by WorldTribune Staff, July 1, 2020 The FBI last month conducted 3,931,607 firearms background checks, the highest-ever number for the month of June. The number of background checks marked a 70 percent increase over June 2019. Industry analysts believe more guns will be sold in 2020 than ever in American history. Justin Anderson, the marketing […]

Who is Mark McCloskey and why was he photographed brandishing his AR-15?

Who is Mark McCloskey and why was he photographed brandishing his AR-15?

by WorldTribune Staff, June 30, 2020 The St. Louis man who emerged from his house with a rifle after he said rioters broke through his private gate is a lawyer who takes on civil rights cases against the police. Mark McCloskey confronted Black Lives Matter protesters outside his home on Sunday while his wife, Patricia, […]

Michigan police chief forced to resign after posting about ‘open carry’ following riots

Michigan police chief forced to resign after posting about ‘open carry’ following riots

by WorldTribune Staff, June 25, 2020 The police chief of Lowell, Michigan has resigned amid pressure over a Facebook post in which he upheld the Second Amendment. Chief Steve Bukala mentioned how some people were going to “open carry” following riots in Grand Rapids on May 30. Lowell city leaders said they did not object […]

Court: Massachusetts governor can’t close gun stores

Court: Massachusetts governor can’t close gun stores

by WorldTribune Staff, May 8, 2020 A U.S. District judge ordered the reopening of gun stores in Massachusetts effective at noon on Saturday, May 9. Judge Douglas P. Woodlock ruled on Thursday that Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s order closing gun stores as “non-essential” business infringed on Second Amendment rights. The ruling came in a Second […]

Memo to Milano: Now is not the time for anti-gun propaganda

Memo to Milano: Now is not the time for anti-gun propaganda

by WorldTribune Staff, April 10, 2020 What happens if, during the coronavirus crisis, “criminals become more emboldened and begin threatening law-abiding citizens because they know their local police department might be overwhelmed?” a columnist asked. “This is clearly not the time to avoid purchasing weapons,” Jeff Charles wrote for RedState on April 9. “If someone […]

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