Keystone Sporting Arms tries closing kid gun site Crickett.com, as well as Facebook and Twitter accounts. Forgets that the Internet doesn’t forget.
Author Archive: Michael Long
Why do we have a double standard when it comes to kids, guns, and negligent homicide?
In the words of the local coroner, “It was just one of those crazy accidents.” An accident in which a 5-year-old in Burkesville, KY, accidentally shot and killed his 2-year-old sister with his own .22-caliber rifle.
A recent Fox News poll found that 82% of voters, 72% of Republicans, and 77% of people from gun-owning households all support expanding background checks.
Yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid tried to walk a tightrope. He failed.
President Obama makes a statement from the Rose Garden following the Senate’s vote to block common-sense measures to reduce gun violence. April 17, 2013.
Who voted for and against the Toomey-Manchin universal background check compromise measure.
Wednesday, the US Senate defeated the “compromise” background check amendment seen as key to passing President Obama’s gun control bill.
The latest Boston.com “The Big Picture” series is on Guns. It’s a collection of 54 images – supporters of gun control, those against; victims and families of victims, gun enthusiasts, and hunters.
United States Senators Joe Manchin and Pat Toomey unveil details of The Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act, their “compromise” agreement regarding universal background checks.
In an “open letter” to the US Senate, the NRA reinforced their opposition to universal background checks, including the “misguided” compromise measure reportedly drafted by Senators Joe Manchin, Pat Toomey and Chuck Schumer.
Did the Aurora, Colorado shooter choose the Cinemark Century 16 theater specifically because it was the only gun free zone in a 20-mile radius? Or were other factors at play?
A bill proposed in the Indiana Legislature would require every public or charter school in the state to have at least one designated school “protection” officer on campus, with a weapon, at all times. And if schools can’t afford a police officer, it can arm a teacher, principal or other employee.
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) told a crowd of students at the University of Kentucky on March 27th that the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, could have been prevented if school employees carried firearms.
National Rifle Association instructor Eugene Kenny could not join his fellow gun-rights supporters at the Connecticut state Capitol Wednesday because he accidentally shot himself in the foot. Literally.
During a recent Fox News interview, Wayne LaPierre discussed the new gun laws in Connecticut, stating that there’s “no evidence that anything would have changed” about the shooting in Newtown.
The Connecticut House passed a comprehensive set of gun control reforms early Thursday morning, including universal background checks, magazine capacity bans, and an expanded assault weapons ban.
The NRA’s “School Shield” program, if carried out nationwide, could usher in a new billion dollar market in selling firearms, equipment, and weapons training and certification to schools, teachers, and staff.
The US Justice Department officially kicked off a $20 million grant program designed to improve the FBI’s national background check system for purchasing guns.
Five of the thirteen members of the National School Shield Program task force are employed by a firm that provides training and gear, including ammunition, to security personnel.