Guns

The 'Trump slump': gun sales decline as fears of tighter controls fade

Barack Obama was called the ‘best gun salesman on the planet’. But with Trump in the White House, gun companies’ sales are down, and profits are falling<p>After years of buying up military-style rifles out of fear the government would ban them, firearms industry insiders say, some Americans may …

Gun Control

The Challenge's Ammo Reveals He Was Raped By a Former Partner & Says PTSD from Assault Led to On-Camera Collapse

MTV star Ammo has revealed he was the victim of a sexual assault at the hands of an ex.<p>On Tuesday night’s episode of <i>The Challenge XXX: Dirty 30,</i> Ammo …

Ammunition

Gun-Toting Lefties Show Up at Phoenix Rally, Too Bad the ACLU Probably Won't Be Defending Their Speech Rights

Last night in Phoenix, armed protesters stood outside of President Donald Trump's rally. In a time-honored American tradition, they employed their …

ACLU

Stolen gun selfies lead law enforcement to Colorado smash-and-grab thief

A suspected burglar’s boast of getting “poled up” — slang for arming with guns — was one of many texts federal agents used to collar him in one of a …

Smith & Wesson

Seized submachine guns built in machine shop west of Edmonton, say police

Two fully automatic submachine guns believed to be manufactured at a machinist shop just west of Edmonton were just several prohibited firearms …

Canadian News

Don't restrict free speech. Restrict the right to carry guns at potentially explosive public events

Russian playwright Anton Chekhov noted that, as a dramatic device, a gun introduced in the first act of a play must be fired in the second, otherwise it has no reason to be there. Let’s hope that’s not as true in life as it is in art, now that we have an armed racist right squaring off against …

Oregon lawmakers set out to repeal gun control bill pushed by fellow Republican

Two state representatives and a former candidate for the state House filed a referendum Tuesday that would repeal a new state law that allows …

Gun Control

After Charlottesville, some Black Lives Matter activists are prepping for armed defense vs alt-right

Advocates in the Movement for Black Lives generally don’t bring weapons or violently defend themselves during demonstrations, but that appears to be …

Black Lives Matter

Take a look at gun satire game The American Dream

VR shooter takes issue with firearms fetish<p>Here’s a shooting game with a difference. <i>The American Dream</i> is a series of gun-related challenges, all of which make a mockery of NRA-style fetishization of firearms.<p>Developed by Samurai Punk, it takes place in a huge entertainment complex dedicated to all …

Surrey mayor calls city's gun violence a 'regional' problem

Mayor Linda Hepner announces new Bar Watch program and task force to review anti-violence services<p>Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner is taking new measures to …

Gun Control

Guns, mace and selfie sticks: What’s banned at this weekend’s right-wing Crissy Field rally

After days of suspense, National Parks officials gave final approval Wednesday for a controversial right-wing rally at San Francisco’s Crissy Field …

Police Should Be Allies Of The Gun Violence Prevention Movement

Over the last few years, our friends at Everytown and Moms Demand Action have worked with law enforcement agencies to promote laws and programs to reduce gun violence. One of these agencies is the Fraternal Order of Police (<i>FOP</i>), an organization which has been around for more than a century and …

Gun Control

Smash-and-grab burglars drive stolen Jeep into Cabela’s, steal guns

Burglars drove a Jeep through the entrance of a Cabela’s store in Thornton and stole more than 50 guns, authorities say.The burglars crashed a white …

Denver

A Toronto man tried to bring a semi-automatic on a plane in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG — A man whose brother was beaten and killed earlier this month has been charged with trying to bring a semi-automatic handgun onboard a …

Canada

National Park Service Issues Permit For Crissy Field 'Patriot Prayer' Rally

After weeks of of controversy, the National Park Service has formally approved a permit, "with significant restrictions," for the Patriot Prayer …

San Francisco

Calgary man sought after 5 guns worth $65K stolen from residential parkade

Investigators asking public for help in locating Colton Wayne Hilgen, wanted on arrest warrants<p>Calgary police are hunting for a 23-year-old man they …

Crime

Guns and drugs found as two arrested in Longbridge police raid

Two people have been arrested after guns and drugs were found in a raid by police.<p>Officers executed a search warrant at a property on Walnut Way in …

Birmingham, UK

Gun enthusiasts out for target practice making Ghost-Waiparous area dangerous, outfitter says

Closure of nearby gun range believed to have increased shooting on public lands<p>An outfitter northwest of Calgary says he and his guests are …

Canada

How California gun owners are legally keeping their AR-15 rifles

It seems California lawmakers’ efforts to force rifle owners to register their personal details, or resort to cumbersome reloading or giving up their arms altogether, may have missed the mark.<p>Although months behind schedule, the State of California’s Department of Justice (DOJ) this week opened up …

California

The racist origin of gun control laws

Guns have historically protected Americans from white supremacists, just as gun control has historically protected white supremacists from the …

Gun Control

Long-Gun Sales Drop in California

In what could be called further proof that gun control efforts encourage people to buy more guns, it appears the long-gun buying surge in California …

Gun Control

On gun-violence research, California sets an example for the nation

CALIFORNIA HAS never been reluctant to take the lead on critical issues facing the nation. When federal funding was cut off for embryonic stem cell research, it created its own state program. It adopted standards for vehicle emissions and fuel efficiency that have been emulated by other states, and …

Gun Control

Liberal elite, it's time to strike a deal with the working-class

Coalitions need compromise. But it’s coalitions that win, writes Joan C Williams, the author of White Working Class: Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America<p>Abortion rights are central to my identity. As an ambitious teenager, I wanted to have both a vital career and a vibrant intellectual life, …

Gun Control

ACLU Goes Soft on First Amendment Rights of Gun Carriers

On the heels of deadly protests and counter-protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has stated it will no …

Gun Control

“Open carry” laws are designed to intimidate and undermine public order, and can be overturned

In the new age of domestic terrorism, the right to display arms must be controlled.<p>Just four days after the nation saw how scores of heavily armed men hindered police seeking to preserve public order in Charlottesville, the people of San Antonio got another taste of what “open carry” laws mean for …

Liberal View

Boy accidentally kills brother with dad’s illegally owned gun

A 9-year-old Syracuse boy was fatally shot by his brother using their dad’s illegally owned handgun, according to a report.<p>Second-grader Shaleek …

Crime

Why States Should Ban Guns From Political Rallies

Some of the neo-Nazis and white supremacists, and as well as number of protesters within the Antifas group, openly carried assault rifles during the …

Gun Control

A Florida Uber driver is suing the company for the right to carry his gun while on duty.

A Florida driver for the ride-hailing giant Uber is suing the company for the right to carry his gun while on the job. Jose Mejia, who has a Florida concealed-carry license, drives for Uber in the Miami area.<p>In a class action suit filed earlier this month, Mejia claims that Uber’s no-guns policy …

Gun Rights

Editorial calls for banning open carrying of firearms at protests — this is why they’re wrong

The violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, have brought about one issue: Should guns be allowed at rallies and protests?<p>Images of people openly carrying firearms — on both sides of the political aisle — have some asking whether or not open carry laws are dangerous and could incite violence …

Conservative View

Gun rights groups concerned over protestors carrying firearms at rallies

They’ve represented gun owners in some of the highest-profile cases to hit the courts in recent years, but the Second Amendment Foundation won’t …

Rights & Freedoms