Posts Tagged ‘background’


SAF Wants DOJ Probe Of Alleged Gun Purchases By Couric Crew

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Katie Couric (Facebook)

Katie Couric (Facebook)

BELLEVUE, Wash., June 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Second Amendment Foundation is today calling for a Justice Department investigation of possible illegal firearms transactions apparently involving an unidentified producer of Katie Couric’s “Under the Gun” film that were revealed four months ago by director Stephanie Soechtig during an interview on the BYOD program on TheLipTV. In… (more…)

Cynthia M. Allen: Please, Please Convince Me Gun Control Will Work

Friday, December 11th, 2015

Cynthia M. Allen, Fort Worth Star editorial writer

Cynthia M. Allen, Fort Worth Star editorial writer

I am not a gun enthusiast. And I find the tactics used by some pro-Second Amendment groups, particularly those in Texas, to be counterproductive and intimidating. Open carry may have passed the Texas Legislature, but it wasn’t because activists marching through the streets with long guns across their shoulders softened the citizenry to the sight of…
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Guns of Summer: Sales Soar Across U.S.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Glock (Supplied by WND)

Glock (Supplied by WND)

(AWwBA) This is excellent news, fellow gun owners! There are so many guns and gun owners in the U.S. that we can be relatively confident that our second amendment will survive. What we need to beware of is creeping legislation that could slowly eat away at our right to bear arms. We, the gun owners, are law abiding citizens. If government illegally encroaches on our God given rights, all bets are off. Molon Labe.

It’s the summer of the gun. Fears of government officials squashing Second Amendment rights drove record sales over the last three months. The FBI estimates 1.7 million background checks were required of gun buyers at federally licensed dealers in August. That is the highest number seen in any August since the checks began in 1998, USA…
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Bass Pro Fails to Respond to Letter from Senators on Gun Sales Loophole

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Guns (stock image)

Thіrtееn U.S. ѕеnаtоrѕ lаѕt mоnth sent a letter tо Sрrіngfіеld, Missouri-based Bаѕѕ Prо Shops аѕkіng that it сhаngе one аѕресt оf іtѕ gun sales роlісу. Thе rеtаіlеr hаѕ yet tо rеѕроnd. Thе lеttеr, whісh аlѕо wаѕ ѕеnt to Nеbrаѕkа-bаѕеd Cаbеlа’ѕ аnd Tеxаѕ-bаѕеd EZPawn, was рrоmрtеd bу thе ѕhооtіng dеаthѕ іn Chаrlеѕtоn, Sоuth Cаrоlіnа in June. It…
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Obama Seeks to Expand Background Checks for Gun Purchases to Social Security Recipients

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Obama ignores constitution

Obama ignores constitution

Seeking tighter controls over firearm purchases, the Obama administration is pushing to ban Social Security beneficiaries from owning guns if they lack the mental capacity to manage their own affairs, which could affect millions of people whose monthly disability payments are handled by others. The push is intended to bring the Social Security Administration in line… (more…)

Oregon Becomes Eighth State to Expand Background Checks on All Gun Sales

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Oregon officially expands background checks

Attendees look at pistols as they visit trade booths during the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting, April 12 in Nashville.Harrison McClary/Reuters

Oregon on Monday became the eighth state to expand criminal background checks to include all private gun sales, even transactions on the Internet, when Democratic Governor Kate Brown signed the bill into law. A federal law, commonly known as the Brady Law, requires licensed firearms dealers to perform background checks on prospective purchasers and to maintain…
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Colorado GOP Moves to Repeal New Background Checks for Guns

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Ashley from Colorado

Ashley from Colorado

DENVER (AP) – Colorado Republicans notched a symbolic victory in the gun-control debate Tuesday, advancing legislation in the Senate that repeals new background check requirements for firearm purchases. The GOP took control of the Senate in November in part because of a package of gun-control laws passed under Democratic control two years ago in response to…
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State by State, the Anti-Gunners are Coming to Change Our Laws, and YOU Need to Help Fight Them

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Anette Wachter, Washington state, outspoken critic of I-594

Anette Wachter, Washington state, outspoken critic of I-594

30 Cal Gal, Anette Wachter (of Seattle Washington), called it right. She told AWwBA that if I-594 (universal background checks and more) passed in Washington state, it would create a slippery slope of gun control nuts going state to state to make their anti-gun case.

Guess what? Oregon’s now in the crosshairs of billionaire Michael Bloomberg and his army of small-minded thugs. One of those “small-minded” people I refer to is the narcissistic Shannon Watts and her dangerous, anti-American organization, Moms Demand Action.
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Bloomberg Gun Control Group Scores Background Check Win in Nevada

Friday, December 12th, 2014

Bloomberg file photo

Bloomberg file photo

Anette Wachter, 30 Cal Gal, told AWwBA it would happen during the I-594 debates in Washington…and so it begins…

Activists have secured enough petition signatures to send a measure that would tighten Nevada’s gun purchase background laws to the state legislature and, if lawmakers don’t act, to the ballot for voters to decide on. The group Nevadans for Background Checks collected 166,779 signatures on a petition to expand gun-purchase background checks to most gun sales,…
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U.S. Sees Highest Black Friday Gun Sales in Recorded History

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Metro Shooting Supplies- Jim Young, Reuters

Metro Shooting Supplies- Jim Young, Reuters


Though Black Friday turnout dramatically dropped this year, gun sales were higher than ever. According to the FBI, there were more than 175,000 background checks on Friday, making it the busiest Black Friday in recorded history. But even at a rate of almost three background checks a second, November 28 was beat out by December 21,… (more…)