All Posts Tagged With: "Gun Control"
South Dakota is the nation’s first state to pass legislation explicitly authorizing employees of schools to have guns while on the job. The measure was signed by Governor Dennis Daugaard into law Friday afternoon. The passage of the controversial law comes at a time of passionate debate nationwide over arming schoolteachers following the massacre of [...]
As he had previously promised, Ted Nugent the rocker, gun enthusiast and Second Amendment supporter behaved himself at the State of the Union Address of President Barack Obama on Tuesday in front of Congress, family, friends and dignitaries. Nevertheless, following the President’s address, Nugent offered some of his very colourful criticism of the president and [...]
Wayne LaPierre the Executive Vice President of the NRA has not been in the public eye since his appearance on the Meet the Press show last month was poorly received. However, on Tuesday night he appeared with the NRA’s response to a comment made during the inaugural speech of President Obama on Monday. In his [...]
Lawmakers in New York have agreed to pass the nation’s toughest gun control law and the country’s first since the school shooting in Newtown. Connecticut. The law calls for a very tough ban on assault weapons and provisions to make sure guns are kept out of the possession of mentally ill people if they have [...]
Joe Biden, the U.S. Vice President will meet this week with representatives from the National Rifle Association along with experts in the mental health field as part of his effort to push forward actions of the task force established by the White Hours on gun control. The importance of looking in the areas of mental [...]
Yesterday President Barack Obama made an emotional request for meaningful action following the shooting massacre in an elementary school in Connecticut and might signal he is ready to push forward for stronger laws on gun control. The issue is delicate politically and it is one he kept his distance from during his entire first four [...]
In what has alarmed many gun control proponents, thousands of Americans are purchasing handguns, ammunition and other types of firearms. They cite concerns that President Obama might push for harsher regulation during his second term in office, or that agreement at the U.N. might affect the gun market in the U.S. Across the nation, ammo [...]