Dem Rep: It’s Time to Ban the Sale AND Possession of ‘Assault Weapons’ – Quote of the Day

“Reinstating the federal assault weapons ban that was in effect from 1994 to 2004 would prohibit manufacture and sales, but it would not affect weapons already possessed. This would leave millions of assault weapons in our communities for decades to come. “Instead, we should ban possession of military-style semiautomatic assault weapons, we should buy back […]

NJ Attorney General Christopher Porrino: Gun Buybacks Are Feelgood Security Theater

I get the feeling that the general public is beginning to see that government-sponsored “gun buybacks” are a sham. For one thing, there is no demonstrable, appreciable link between paying taxpayer (or donated) money for crappy-ass guns and a reduction in “gun violence.” No wonder New Jersey Attorney General Christopher Porrino is feeling the heat. […]

Chicago Gun Buyback Will Do Sweet FA About Gun Crime

Another day, another crime-infested urban area, another gun buyback. “Organized by the city, the CPD’s Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy and several faith- and community-based non-violence groups, the Gun Turn-In event will be held simultaneously at 23 churches between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m,” huffingtonpost.com reports. “Firearms can be turned in for a $100 MasterCard gift card, and replica […]