Tag Archives: Firearms

MA Politician Urging Police To Enforce Gun Law Through Unannounced Home Searches

Swampscott, Massachusetts Selectman Barry Greenfield is pushing a measure to give police the authority to conduct home searches to check proper storage of firearms. 

Greenfield said "state law requires Massachusetts gun owners to keep their firearms locked away or rendered inoperable." There are "600 registered gun owners in [Swampscott]," and the selectman wants police to be able to drop in unannounced, enter the homes of each gun owner, and verify compliance...

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Family of Sandy Hook victim opposed to gun control: ‘We feel like all 16 families got lumped together’

Relatives of a Sandy Hook shooting victim have spoken out for the first time about opposing gun control saying they feel lumped together with other families from the tragedy in favor of new laws.

Though Rachel D'Avino, a teacher at the Newtown elementary school, was shot to death by a crazed gunman, her family still owns firearms - including an assault-style rifle - and is against any measures to control their purchase, according to her sister Hannah.

For the first time the D'Avinos said they wanted to outline their point of view - feeling that in the past they were simply presumed to have the same stance as other families in the massacre...

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The Gun Control Debate Dem Sen. Feinstein Wants To Avoid

One may assume that because this is a military establishment that there were well-armed men and women guarding the buildings, and that at least the military employees would be able to defend themselves with their firearm. While this seems logical given the weapons training completed in the military, an order signed in 1993 by then President Bill Clinton leaves these brave men and women without the ability to carry their personal firearm for protection...

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Colorado’s Civil War Over Guns

Bigfoot out-of-towners have been pouring tons of money into two state senate districts, aiming to influence a rare attempt to recall sitting lawmakers. Though the recall effort began as a grassroots protest against the narrow passage of a gun control bill earlier this year, once the necessary petitions were signed and certified, the fight went national...

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Guns Against Tyranny

Citizens were not allowed to have any guns or they would be put into prison, or worse. Chinese people were helpless when they needed to defend themselves. I grew up with fear, like millions of other children — fear that the police would pound on our doors at night and take my loved ones away, fear that bad guys would come to rob us. Sometimes I could not sleep from hearing the screaming people outside...

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