S.440, sponsored by Senator Jason Lewis (D-Winchester), and its companion, H.1275, sponsored by Representative Lori Ehrlich (D-Marblehead), are two misguided bills that would prohibit the sale, offer for sale, lease, purchase, trade, barter, distribution or transfer of possession of ivory or ivory product in Massachusetts, absent limited exceptions.
Exactly two years after President Obama's bid for gun control following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting died in Congress, a new poll has discovered a huge shift in public opinion to backing Second Amendment gun rights and away from controlling gun ownership. The reason: Americans now believe having a gun is the best way […]
You’d be hard-pressed to find an issue more misrepresented and manipulated by the American media than guns.For example, when this year’s National Rifle Association convention started at Nashville’s Music City Center on April 10, The New York Times ran a carefully timed piece discrediting the event because, as the editorial board wrote, “seventy-thousand people are […]
Supporters said they were upholding constitutional rights and allowing greater liberty for gun owners that was long overdue. Though Texans can already openly carry long guns, such as rifles, the state has long banned the practice for handguns. The bill would align Texas with 44 other states that allow some open carry of handguns.
It's hard to tell what Americans love more -- guns or gun laws. We have plenty of both. That should say something about how ineffective gun laws are. Nevertheless, we will soon have yet another gun law here in Oregon.