Pittsburgh Mayor to DA Zappala: “Arrest Me” Over Proposed Gun Control Legislation

Tensions have been high in Pittsburgh over the last few weeks. After the city’s mayor, Bill Peduto, said he wanted to pass an “assault weapons ban” and red flag law within city limits, pro-2A activists rallied in protest. After all, such gun control measures passed by the city would defy Pennsylvania’s state-wide pre-emption law. Nevertheless, gun […]

The Kansas City Star: Arm The Teachers!

The Kansas City Star newspaper did the unthinkable: They actually printed a story supporting armed teachers!  No, you don’t need to check the calendar: It’s not April Fools. Their “Arm the Teachers” story ran prominently, and it didn’t mince words. In my deep blue state of Illinois, the mainstream media routinely go apoplectic at the […]

Pittsburgh City Councilman: Violating the Constitution is Fine if You’re “On the Right Side of History”

Two weeks ago, gun rights supporters rallied in Pittsburgh to protest the mayor’s plan to defy Pennsylvania’s state-wide preemption law and enact an “assault weapons ban” and red flag law within the city. Nevertheless, the Pittsburgh city council plans to vote on gun control legislation for the city by mid-February. From the NRA-ILA, here’s why the city council doesn’t […]

George Takei Promotes Pittsburgh Gun Control, Nets…$200

A Squirrel Hill, Pennsylvania man running a fundraiser for gun control learned a valuable lesson this week.  Ron Gaydos thought celeb George Takei’s promotion to 10 million followers would result in a flood of donations for gun control. In the end, Takei’s post netted next to nothing: a mere $200. It all started when Gaydos […]

Illinois Governor Pritzker Signs Gun Dealer Licensing Bill

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed the Combating Illegal Gun Trafficking Act into law yesterday. The bill enacts all manner of onerous and expensive regulations upon dealers, with up to $10,000 in civil penalties for each and every violation. The bill’s advocates claim that Illinois gun dealers need more supervision. “40 percent of guns used in crimes […]

Feinstein: We Have to Outlaw Pistol Braces Because They Increase Accuracy

Senator Diane Feinstein’s proposed new “assault weapons” ban goes much farther than any of her previous efforts at civilian disarmament. She and her co-sponsors, Connecticut Senators Richard “Saigon” Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, have authored a bill that outlaws more than 200 specific firearms, and bans the manufacture, sale, transfer or import of standard capacity magazines […]

Hundreds of Gun Rights Supporters Rally in Pittsburgh

Following the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting mayor Bill Peduto (who rejected the idea of armed guards in houses of worship) announced his intent to defy Pennsylvania’s state-wide preemption law and enact an “assault weapons ban” and red flag law in the Steel City. In response, hundreds of gun rights supporters held a rally at the city-county building […]