Sen. Mark Warner: I Was Against An Assault Weapons Ban Before I Was For It

“(T)he features and tactical accessories that define assault weapons under this legislation were designed for a specific purpose — to give soldiers an advantage over the enemy, not to mow down students in school hallways. “We should acknowledge that while some will object to reasonable magazine-size limits, they would also force an active shooter to […]

BREAKING: California “Assault Weapons” Registration Site Crashing As Midnight Deadline Nears

As we learned from a California Supreme Court ruling earlier this week, the inability to comply with a law doesn’t cut much ice with the powers that be on the left coast. California gun owners have until midnight tonight to register their “assault weapons” under the latest gun control scheme imposed on law-abiding firearms owners there. […]

The Long, Sordid History of “Assault Weapons”

After a psycho — there’s really no more accurate way to describe him — shot 40 people, killing 21 of them in San Ysidro, California McDonald’s in 1984, Assemblyman Art Agnos had this to say: “The only use for assault weapons is to shoot people,” Agnos told the Assembly Public Safety Committee in June 1985. […]

Another CRPA Win: Politicians’ Proposed “Assault Weapon” Regulations Rejected

The following is a press release from the California Rifle and Pistol Association: On Monday, June 26, the Office of Administrative Law formally rejected DOJ’s proposed regulations for the registration of newly classified “assault weapons,” which go far and above what is necessary by creating over 40 new definitions and improperly re-classifying certain firearms as “assault weapons.” If approved, […]