The head of the Texas Department of Public Safety on Tuesday called the police response to the Uvalde school shooting an “abject failure,” adding that the shooter could have been apprehended within three minutes of entering Robb Elementary School as officers waited for “a key that was not needed.”
Cam EdwardsFox News is touting a 600% increase in the number of concealed carry licenses issued by the Philadelphia police between 2020 and 2021, though a big reason for that increase is the fact that the city actually shut down the department’s Gun Licensing Division for much of 2020, which prevented any and all applicants from receiving their permit. It took a lawsuit before city officials finally backed off of their bureaucratic carry ban, but in the months since many residents are clearly embracing their right to bear arms in self-defense.
With the number of homicides in the city at an all-time high, the number of Philadelphians carrying in self-defense is growing as well.
Rep. Ronny Jackson, R-Texas, said the proposed gun control legislation being debated in the Senate must be rejected. I will NEVER support ANY violation of your 2nd Amendment rights," Jackson, who represents District 13, said in a tweet.
Repealing the Second Amendment is the “only effective way to deal” with gun violence, according to CNN senior political contributor Bill Press, who claims it is clear from the Amendment’s text “that it has nothing to do with individual gun ownership; nothing to do with self-defense; and nothing to do with assault weapons.”
An animal shelter in California recently announced they will no longer be doing business with anyone who is against gun control. The organization, called Shelter Hope Pet Shop, is located in Thousand Oaks and owned by Kim Sill.
High Taxes on Guns and Bullets: The New Gun Control? In recent years, some communities have sought to introduce so-called “sin taxes,” which are any taxes levied in a specific activity or good that is deemed to be “harmful” to an individual or society as a whole.
An Iowa homeowner grabbed his gun after strange noises woke him up in middle of the night Thursday, after which he allegedly saw an intruder breaking through a window in his home southwest of Casey, which is very close to Interstate 80 — and shot the intruder multiple times.
Joe Biden's publicist just announced with a straight face that he plans to run again in 2024. We'll address that at some length tomorrow. But first, another crisis in the news. So, after the killings in Buffalo and Uvalde a few weeks ago, you begin to hear people on television talk about something called red flag laws.
Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, was one of the lead negotiators for the proposal, which would expand background checks for people under 21 and encourage states to enact “red flag” laws. President Joe Biden and House Democrats had wanted to go further.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said in a statement on Sunday that the newly agreed-to framework on gun control and gun violence prevention from a bipartisan group of senators "will take steps to save lives."
Crosses and flowers laid out in the public square of the grief-stricken town Uvalde, where a teen gunman killed 19 students and two teachers, are an all-too-familiar scene igniting a call to arms for teachers in Texas and beyond.