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Poll says majorities in 3 states back national gun registration

Three-state majority favors nat’l gun registration, says poll

A stunning majority of registered voters in New York, New Jersey and Virginia support the creation of a national gun registry, according to a coordinated polling effort by three universities, which jointly released their results earlier today.


Article by Dave Workman


Bill Would Ban Many .22 Rifles
By Harold Hutchison

New anti-Second Amendment legislation pending in New Jersey could wind up banning many popular rifles that fire the .22 long rifle cartridge. Furthermore, many of those rifles would be completely banned, making their owners felons.

Greenwood slaying: gun control reality lessons

Greenwood slaying: Some reality lessons for gun banners

By tomorrow, according to yesterday’s Seattle Times and an e-mail exchange between Examiner and the King County Prosecutor’s office, a decision will be made on charging the 17-year-old suspect in the Feb. 23 slaying of David L. Peterson, apparently over a cell phone.


Article by Dave Workman

Crisis in Connecticut...

Crisis in Connecticut, confrontation looming?

A Connecticut gun rights advocacy group, whose president was on Tom Gresham’s nationally-syndicated Gun Talk radio show Sunday, threw down the gauntlet this morning with a press release challenging state lawmakers to either enforce the state’s strict new gun laws or “completely repeal these immoral edicts” by May 7…


Article by Dave Workman

Greenwood murder arrest and anti-gun hypocrisy

Greenwood murder arrest brings brickbats for Inslee…huh?

Yesterday’s arrest of a 17-year-old murder suspect at SeaTac Airport as he was waiting to board a plane has brought visceral reactions from many people who want the death penalty in this case, because Gov. Jay Inslee has instituted a moratorium on capital punishment while he is in office.


Article by Dave Workman


Police Sending Letters to Gun Owners
By Harold Hutchison

Gun owners in Connecticut are receiving letters from the State Police, informing them that they have to either surrender certain semi-automatic firearms, sell them, or take them out of state. Furthermore, a spokesman for the Connecticut State Police has said cops will take part in confiscation if so ordered.

According to report by Ammoland.com, the letters have been sent to at least two hundred gun owners. This comes as there is one estimate that at least 350,000 people have refused to register their guns.

Cal. AG Harris wants court to reverse CCW rights

California AG Harris asks Peruta CCW reversal as SCOTUS eyes N.J.

Anti-gun California Attorney General Kamala Harris late yesterday asked the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to “review and reverse” its ruling on concealed carry in the Peruta v. San Diego County case – causing a flood of applications in two counties – while the Supreme Court could decide as soon as mid-April whether to hear a similar New Jersey case.


Article by Dave Workman

Cops losing guns is nothing new...and there are no background checks

New report on old problem: Cops losing guns

A report in Tuesday’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel about the number of guns lost by agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives gained traction when Fox News picked it up yesterday, and it is reminiscent of an embarrassing incident involving former Seattle Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske…


Article by Dave Workman


Can We Trust it With Anything More Dangerous than a Snow-Cone?
By Harold Hutchison

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, already reeling from slimy store-front stings that exploited mentally disabled individuals and Operation Fast & Furious, is now reeling with a new public-relations disaster. This time, it involves losing firearms.