Challenge to Maryland’s 2013 Handgun Licensing Law Revived by 4th Circuit Court of Appeals

By Matthew Barakat, AP A federal appeals court on Monday revived a lawsuit challenging Maryland’s rules for obtaining a handgun as unconstitutionally restrictive. The unanimous ruling from the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond reinstates the lawsuit, which was first filed in 2016 and tossed out of court by a federal judge last […]

The Intersectionality of ‘Gun Violence’ Is Presenting a Challenge to Anti-Gunners’ Ability to Concentrate

The activists who organized after the Parkland shooting say they have built up their organizing capacity since then, and they remain committed to making at least as significant a difference in 2020 as they did in 2018. But this year, they say, a big part of that will mean building solidarity with organizers confronting racial […]

Fun With Data: More ‘Research’ Blames Mass Shootings On Those Who Didn’t Do It

It’s time to play “spot the lousy gun research” again! There’s yet a new “study” out that purports to link high rates of firearm ownership to higher rates of mass shootings. It’s economically entitled Comparing the Impact of Household Gun Ownership and Concealed Carry Legislation on the Frequency of Mass Shootings and Firearms Homicide, by […]

Lightfoot: Chicago Can’t Stop Gun Crimes Because Other States Don’t Have Gun Control Laws

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot: “We are being inundated with guns from states that have virtually no gun control, no background checks, no ban on assault weapons — that is hurting cities like Chicago.” — The Hill (@thehill) July 26, 2020 If you open the upper right drawer in the desk in the Chicago’s mayor’s office, […]

Bloomberg, Ballmer Pouring Millions Into Online Advertising to Push 2020 Anti-Gun Democrats

[Everytown for Gun Safety’s] focus on digital advertising comes during what its top political aides said was the fastest change in media consumption habits since the dawn of the digital age. With millions of Americans homebound because of the pandemic, nearly half of all television consumption is now on streaming platforms. “2020 looks more like […]