Category Archive: Guns and Politics

Feb 14

VA CHP Holders Privacy Law Headed to Governor’s Desk

A new law (SB-1335) drafted by Senator Mark Obenshain (R-VA26) has passed the Virginia Senate and the House and is now headed to Governor McDonnell’s desk for signature. If signed into law, this would ensure that Virginia Concealed Handgun Permit (CHP) holders would be protected from having their names, addresses or any other personal information …

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Jan 29

Democrats’ new theme “Buy a shotgun”

It seems that the Democrat gun-haters are trying a new tactic in the gun control fight. They just want everyone to own an Over/Under shotgun that’s suitable for skeet shooting! I saw in today’s VCDL VA-Alert that Terry McAuliffe, a known gun-hater liberal in Virginia, has decided to buy a shotgun. This brought me back …

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Jan 04

Definition of “Assault Rifle”

The media and the anti-gunners are trying to tell Americans that “assault weapons” need to be banned for public safety. The problem is, assault rifles were banned as an amendment to the “Firearm Owners Protection Act” (FOPA) in 1986. What they want to ban now are semi-automatic sporting firearms. The firearms they want to ban …

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Aug 08

GAO Report on States’ Concealed Handgun Permit Requirements

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The Government Accountability Office (GAO) was tasked by Congress (specifically, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)) to generate a report on the Concealed Handgun Permit processes and reciprocity agreements between the states.  The GAO report is titled “GUN CONTROL” be the supposedly non-partisan GAO. Senator Feinstein published a press release with a lead in that says “New …

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