The fewest Americans in 20 years favor making it illegal to manufacture, sell or possess semi-automatic guns known as "assault rifles". Thirty-six percent now want an "assault weapons" ban, down from 44% in 2012 and 57% when Gallup first asked the question in 1996.6.
About the Second Amendment, Thomas said that some "want to pretend it doesn't exist."The comment referenced his frustration that the court hasn't stepped in to further clarify Justice Antonin Scalia's landmark opinion, District of Columbia v. Heller. Many gun rights supporters believe the lower courts are thumbing their nose at the Supreme Court's opinion and […]
When it comes to big choices facing voters on Election Day, it’s not all about Hillary Clinton versus Donald J. Trump. Down the ballot are a variety of initiatives, from the raising of the minimum wage to the restriction of gun purchases to the reinstatement of the death penalty. Here’s a look at some of […]
Nevadans will be asked to weigh in on Question 1, a gun control proposition that will appear on the ballot in November.Question 1’s advocates present it as an innocent measure meant to close a “loophole.” Nothing could be further from the truth — this is unnecessary gun control that will cost Nevadans time, money and […]
On Nov. 8, Maine people will be asked to vote on several important ballot questions. As the former chairmen of the Legislature’s Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Committee, we would like to share some important facts about the negative effects that Question 3 would have on sportsmen and women.