gun control

At Townhall: Get Ready for the Biden Gun Grab

10 Jan , 2021  

Andrew Pollack has a new piece at Townhall.

Democrats now have single-party control of the federal government. President Joe Biden styled himself as the most moderate candidate his party had to offer. And still, during the campaign he promised to put Beto O’Rourke – the man who blurted out “Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15s” in charge of his administration’s gun policies. 


As shootings and crime climb dramatically, Gun permit requests by New Yorkers soared by 216%, but the rate that permits were approved fell by 81%

25 Dec , 2020  

With shootings up 96% this year, and murders up by 39%, it is understandable that people are concerned about their safety and have been applying for permits to own guns. New Yorkers seem people getting pushed in front of subway trains and getting robbed. They see the violent riots in the city.…



Biden’s and the Democratic National Platform’s Proposals on Gun Control

2 Oct , 2020  

Joe Biden’s campaign website contains a long list of promised gun control regulations, including:

— Hold gun manufacturers accountable, make it so gun makers and sellers will be sued every time their guns are used improperly. These aren’t product liability lawsuits or cases where the companies broke the law in selling the gun, but simply any time someone is harmed by the product.


Kamala Harris on her ability as president to use an Executive Order to ban guns

13 Aug , 2020   Video

Kamala Harris explains that she believes that the president has the power to ban guns using Executive Orders. She also blames President Trump for creating the atmosphere that has lead to mass public shootings.

MUIR: President Obama, after Sandy Hook, more than 23 executive actions, and yet here we all are today.

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At the Baltimore Sun: Guns protect people from criminals when the police can’t

12 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott and University of Maryland Professor James Purtilo have an op-ed on crime and gun control regulations in Maryland. The piece has some interesting numbers on what has happened in Maryland after they passed their gun control regulations in 2013.

For years, gun-control advocates told us that it is the job of police to protect them.

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Reviewing basic facts about Assault Weapon Bans, Background checks on private gun transfers, and Red Flag Laws

9 Aug , 2019  

Here is some basic starter information on three types of laws that are being extensively discussed these days.

Background Checks on the Private Transfer of Guns (Universal Background Checks) — See here

Red Flag Laws — See here

Assault Weapon Ban (see here and here)

For much more in-depth info, please see Dr.…


Ford Motors tells Alabama car dealership to stop giving away guns after a mass shooting in California

27 Jun , 2019  

After a shooting in California county where concealed handgun permits are banned for general citizens, Ford Motor’s solution is not to have Americans own guns? You can see the link available here.

A man who had just been fired from a Northern California Ford dealership shot and killed two employees and then killed himself Tuesday evening, police and witnesses said.



Nancy Pelosi on her support for declaring a national emergency on gun control

21 Feb , 2019   Video

Democrat House Speaker Nancy Pelosi talks about her desire to use a national emergency to enact gun control regulations. From February 14, 2019:

just think of what a president with different values can present to the American people.

You want to talk about a national emergency? Let’s talk about today, the one year anniversary of another manifestation of the epidemic of gun violence in America.


House Judiciary holds hearing on Gun Violence in America: Uses CPRC research on how Universal Background Checks and other gun control stops law-abiding from getting guns for self-defense

6 Feb , 2019   Video

Congressman Louie Gohmert’s questions and comments regarding gun-control

Congressman Louie Gohmert gives a statement about universal background checks and fees associated with those checks impacting low-income Americans from being able to protect themselves. Congressman Gohmert made extensive use of the CPRC’s research in his statement to the committee (see here and here).…

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At Fox News: Trump Administration agreement means “This Marks the End of Gun Control”

21 Jul , 2018  

Dr. John Lott has a major piece up at Fox News where he explains how a new Trump Administration agreement means “This Marks the End of Gun Control.” The piece starts this way:

The federal government has finally recognized the obvious – that sharing instructions on how to make guns with 3D printers counts as constitutionally protected speech.

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