Monthly Archives: September 2020

America’s Big City Mayors Have Been Working Hard to Create Millions of New Gun Owners

The long-term mismanagement of America’s big cities, now exacerbated by Covid and their accommodation — if not outright encouragement of rioting and looting — has done more to create new gun owners than Barack Obama ever dreamed of. It has dawned on millions of Americans in these places that they truly are on their own and responsible for ensuring their…

Community activists call on Lightfoot to give kids bulletproof backpacks amid Chicago gun violence

CHICAGO (WLS) — Some community activists in Chicago want children to carry bulletproof backpacks in an effort to stem the growing number of young gun violence victims. Violence Interrupters Executive Director Tio Hardiman asked during a press conference Thursday morning outside Chicago Police Headquarters for Gov. JB Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduce measures to provide body armor to…

Barrett: Nonviolent Offenders Should Not Lose Their Second Amendment Rights

The categorical ban on gun possession by people with felony records is therefore “wildly overinclusive,” Barrett noted, quoting UCLA law professor Adam Winkler. “It includes everything from Kanter’s offense, mail fraud, to selling pigs without a license in Massachusetts, redeeming large quantities of out-of-state bottle deposits in Michigan, and countless other state and federal offenses,” she wrote. The ban is also…

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