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Rep. Correa decries new National Carry/Conceal Gun Law

Washington, DC – Congressman Lou Correa released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 38 – Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017: “In California, our law enforcement decides who gets issued a concealed carry permit. We require these permits because guns aren’t toys and carrying one in public without proper training can be deadly. This…

Hopes & Prayers for Gun Victims? OC’s GOP Congressional Delegation Voted to Allow Mentally Ill to Own Firearms

Another mass shooting in America and another round of “hopes and prayers” for the victims by elected officials who can actually do something about it. From Rep. Mimi Walters Facebook page, this:  Rep Mimi Walters · Yesterday at 4:50am · ‪Horrified and deeply saddened by the deadly shooting in Las Vegas. My heart and prayers…

So Now Can We Have a Talk About Gun Violence in America

For up to date coverage on what’s happening in Las Vegas, go to www.latimes.com. Las Vegas, 2017: 58 killed so far; hundreds wounded Orlando, 2016: 50 killed Virginia Tech, 2007: 32 killed Sandy Hook, 2012: 27 killed San Ysirdo, 1984: 21 killed San Bernadino, 2015: 14 killed Edmond, 1986: 14 killed Fort Hood, 2009: 13…

Joe Dunn Backed by Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence

Santa Ana, Calif. — The Brady Campaign Against Gun Violence has endorsed Joe Dunn for California’s 46th Congressional District, announced the Dunn campaign. “Every day, we fight to reduce the gun violence that takes so many innocent lives. Californians who have had enough need Joe Dunn in Congress,” said Mary Leigh Blek president emeritus of…

President’s Executive Order on Guns Doesn’t Go Far Enough

President Obama released his administration’s response to inaction by Congress on guns in a bid to hinder the epidemic of mass shootings in America.  While all steps in the right direction, it’s still not enough. Gun owners and Second Amendment advocates will view this as the annual “Obama’s taking your guns away” sale and stock…

Supreme Court Upholds Local Ban on Assault Weapons

This just in from the LA Times:  “…the Supreme Court on Monday rejected a 2nd Amendment challenge to a local law that forbids the sale or possession of semiautomatic weapons that carry more than 10 rounds of ammunition. The justices by a 7-2 vote refused to review rulings by judges in Chicago who upheld a…