With the first phase of California's lead ammunition ban already in place, California dove hunters should be aware of its effect on the upcoming dove hunting season, which begins on Tuesday, September 1. Many may not be aware that some of the most prominent locations for dove hunting fall inside Wildlife Areas or Ecological Reserves.
Assembly Bill 1134 is still on the agenda for the Senate Floor and could be heard any day. On Wednesday, August 26, Assembly Bill 96 passed out of the Assembly Committee on Appropriations and is also now scheduled to be heard on the Senate Floor at anytime. Also, Senate Bill 347 and Senate Bill 707 passed the Assembly Committee on Appropriations […]
The White House conceded Friday that new gun regulations probably wouldn’t have prevented the gunman who murdered two television journalists in southwestern Virginia this week. White House press secretary Josh Earnest said it appears that a proposal championed by President Obama to require background checks on purchases at gun shows “would not have applied in […]
On August 28, Tim Gardner, husband of Virginia shooting victim Vicki Gardner, said he does not blame the gun for his wife’s shooting. Rather, he blames the man who was holding the gun and pulled the trigger. He then stressed that the gun was not the issue, making clear his belief that Flanagan “would have acquired […]
National rates of gun homicide and other violent gun crimes are strikingly lower now than during their peak in the mid-1990s, paralleling a general decline in violent crime, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of government data. Beneath the long-term trend, though, are big differences by decade: Violence plunged through the 1990s, but has […]
We should be absolutely clear about what Delaney is arguing here: He is a) agreeing with Jefferson that “laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind,” b) contending that “progress” suggests that the individual right to keep and bear arms is now counterproductive, and c) concluding that it […]