Virginia’s Legislature Has Become a Fact-Free Gun Zone

By Dennis Petrocelli, MD If the Bloomberg-financed gun confiscation crowd gets anything right, it is their consistently beguiling messaging. In the same way that The Force in Star Wars bends the will of the weak-minded, confiscationists use language that requires us first to disabuse the public of their empty rhetoric before we can actually discuss the facts about […]

Daines’ SB 3139 Would Finally Fix the Firearms Owners Protection Act

Senator Steve Daines of Montana, along with co-sponsors Senators James Lankford, Mike Rounds, Mike Crapo, and Ted Cruz, have introduced Senate Bill 3139: Lawful Interstate Transportation of Firearms Act. The bill would “amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition.” This bill addresses […]

The Real Purpose Of Lost and Stolen Firearm Reporting Laws

Proposed laws requiring the reporting of lost or stolen firearms are becoming popular across the United States. The latest example is in Missouri, where State Representative-Elect Rasheen Aldridge, D-St. Louis, has pre-filed House Bill 1824, to require reporting of lost or stolen firearms within 72 hours of discovering the loss. These laws are generally pushed […]

Virginia ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban: This Is Why We Have to Watch Legislation Closely

While some gun owners prefer to complacently ignore legislation until it passes, that’s a luxury we really can’t afford. Last year, Virginia Senate Bill 16 was pre-filed in anticipation of the Democrats impending takeover of the state legislature. This bill expands the class of “assault weapons” and bans them outright. No grandfathering. Facing a remarkable […]

GPS-Enabled Firearms: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

New York Assemblyman Felix Ortiz has a plan, of sorts, to fix the problem of stolen firearms. Both sides holster up over new gun bill The new year means New York lawmakers will be wrangling with new gun control measures at a statehouse that has already embraced some of the nation’s strictest regulations on firearms. […]

Virginia’s Democrats: Send In The National Guard to Enforce New Gun Laws

Sanctuary resolutions, which originally began in Illinois in early 2018, have swept the nation.  However, no state has outdone Virginia in quickly passing these “don’t tread on me” resolutions.  And now, Virginia Democrats have decided to push back, threatening those sanctuary jurisdictions and law enforcement agencies who refuse to enforce their new gun control laws. […]