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Rupert Murdoch Urges America To ‘Wake Up’ On Gun Control

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch waded into the American gun control debate with a Twitter message on Christmas about the most recent shooting. 'NY Xmas ruined by lunatic shooting 4 firemen, killing two. Shooter killed before, jailed, later released on medical grounds. Must wake up,' he wrote just after noon in the East Coast. His tweet referenced the Christmas Eve shooting when gunman William Spengler set up a t ...

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Click And Print Downloadable Guns Possible

Downloading a gun design to your computer, building it with a three-dimensional printer that uses plastics and other materials, and firing it minutes later. No background checks, no questions asked. Sound far-fetched? It's not. And that is disquieting for gun control advocates. Rep. Steven Israel, D-NY, said the prospect of such guns becoming reality is reason enough for the renewal of the Undetectable Fire ...

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Gun Enthusiasts Pack Shows To Buy Assault Rifles

Gun enthusiasts thronged to shows around the country on Saturday to buy assault weapons they fear will soon be outlawed after a massacre of school children in Connecticut prompted calls for tighter controls on firearms. Reuters reporters went to gun shows in Pennsylvania, Missouri and Texas, and found long lines to get in the door, crowds around the dealer booths, a rush to buy assault weapons even at highe ...

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Semi-Automatic Rifles Sell Fast At Walmart

With President Barack Obama endorsing sweeping gun restrictions in the wake of the school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, prices for handgun magazines are surging on EBay and semi-automatic rifles are sold out at many Walmart Stores.   Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, said yesterday that it would continue to sell guns, including rifles like the one used at Newtown, where 26 people, most of them chi ...

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Parents Defend Right To Have Guns In The Home

  Growing up in Louisiana and Texas in the home of a part-time deputy sheriff, guns were a constant presence in Robin's childhood. Her father's hunting rifles were not hidden in a safe but proudly displayed in a cabinet, she said. When he wasn't wearing his pistol, it hung in his holster from a rocking chair in the living room in case he needed it -- and a shotgun sat atop the refrigerator for further ...

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Austin Gun Store Owner Offers Teachers A Discount

  An Austin-area gun store owner is joining the gun rights debate with a controversial offer for teachers in light of the tragic shooting in Connecticut. Crocket Keller of Kellers Riverside Gun Store says if educators want to get a concealed handgun license, he’ll give them a discount. 
 “As we do with veterans, I would offer them a discount. Our normal rate is $110.00, so I would give them a rate of $ ...

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Sales Soar But Gun Industry Faces Uncertain Future

  Gun sales have thrived throughout the weak economy and gun company stock prices have soared. But after the massacre at Sandy Hook in Connecticut, the outlook for the firearms industry is less certain, with momentum building for restrictions on semiautomatic rifles and high capacity magazines. "It would remove one of the hottest-selling products from the market place," said Rommel Dionisio, an analyst ...

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16,808,538 US Gun Applications In 2012 So Far

  How many gun are sold in the US each year? Completed .40 caliber cartridges are seen at Stone Hart Manufacturing, Miami, Florida. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images If you want to find out exactly how many guns are sold in the US each year, then the figures are not recorded. However, if you want to know how many applications there are to buy guns each year, then the latest data from the FBI shows th ...

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Rebecca Peters, Director IANSA – Wants To Take Your Guns

  Have one of your trusted contributors look into Rebecca Peters, Director IANSA - International Action Network on Small Arms. She is now based in New York working for George Soros. Look closely and you will see her working in the shadows behind the US gun ban hysteria. Email: director@iansa.org rpeters@sorosny.org 
 Prior to her work with IANSA, Peters worked for the Open Society Institute, a private ...

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China Calls for ‘No Delay’ on Gun Controls in U.S.

The state news agency in China, the official voice of the government, has called for the United States to quickly adopt stricter gun controls in the aftermath of the shooting rampage in Connecticut that left 28 people dead, including 20 schoolchildren. According to the state medical examiner who was overseeing autopsies of the children, all of them had been hit multiple times. At least one child had been sh ...

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Don’t Confuse the Right to Bear Arms for a Right to Commit Violence

  The political storm taking place in the aftermath of the tragic school shooting in Newtown (CT) is unprecedented. The Internet is ablaze with demands for stricter gun laws, the banning of all guns, and even for killing gun owners. The issue of gun rights has just become much more heated. It's normal to react emotionally to such an awful event, especially when we can relate to the victims.  This shoot ...

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