The vast majority do not have disqualifying records, and "universal" requirements are easily evaded.
Assault Weapon Ban
The problem is not sneaky entrepreneurs who sell accessories; it's legislators who ban guns based on functionally unimportant features.
Already abused for political purposes, the power of government shouldn’t be expanded based on lies.
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Gavin Newsom is exploring legislation to authorize private civil actions against people who sell "assault weapons" or gun kits.
Eric Adams insists on a double standard that lets former cops like him escape the firearm restrictions everyone else has to follow.
Biden's Nominee to Head the ATF, Who Wants Congress to Ban 'Assault Weapons,' Says He Can't Define Them
David Chipman's obfuscation, like the president's vagueness, is aimed at concealing the illogic of targeting firearms based on their "military-style" appearance.
Such laws arbitrarily prohibit rifles that are commonly used for legal purposes.
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A new RAND analysis shows how difficult it is to answer basic questions about this rare variety of homicide.
A ban won’t stop mass shootings, but it will hinder self-defense.
The president's unilateral restrictions are legally dubious and unlikely to "save lives."
The suggestion that the ordinance could have prevented Monday's mass shooting is utterly implausible.
It is hard to see how an "assault weapon" ban or expanded background checks could have prevented this attack.
As usual, the senator and her allies want to ban guns based on arbitrary distinctions.
The policies he favors would arbitrarily limit Second Amendment rights and threaten the industry that makes it possible to exercise them.
Sheila Jackson Lee's sweeping licensing and registration scheme suggests what Democrats would do if they didn't have to worry about the Second Amendment.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s unilateral order confirms suspicions that government is always on the verge of abusing its power.
The presidential contender has trouble explaining why the guns he wants to ban fall outside the Second Amendment.
Virginia's Thwarted 'Assault Firearm' Ban Illustrates the Folly of Trying to Distinguish Between Good and Evil Guns
Legislators who approved a bunch of other gun control bills could not agree on what features make a firearm intolerable.
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Law enforcement betrayed the trust of gun owners who were doing their best to comply with government-mandated confiscation.
Beto O’Rourke’s scheme would be an ineffectual attempt to enforce arbitrary distinctions.
A decision based on a poor grasp of gun technology.
The presidential contenders hyped the "epidemic" of gun violence and the threat posed by school shootings while perpetuating myths about "assault weapons," background checks, and the Second Amendment.
The presidential contender says the 1994 ban made mass shootings less lethal, even though the guns it tolerated were "just as deadly."
The "assault weapons" that the presidential contender wants to confiscate are not especially deadly, but the symbolism of that policy is poisonous.
A Suspiciously Selective, Logically Shaky Analysis of Mass Shooting Data Claims the Federal 'Assault Weapon' Ban 'Really Did Work'
The law's impact on weapon choice cannot plausibly account for reductions or increases in fatalities.
Joe Biden Concedes the 'Assault Weapon' Ban He Wants To Revive Had No Impact on the Lethality of Legal Guns
The presidential contender nevertheless insists the law reduced mass shooting deaths.
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The familiar proposals would do little or nothing to prevent attacks like these.
The presidential contender feels no need to defend the policies he favors, because "we all know" they are "the right thing to do."
None of the participants in last night's debate had a credible answer to the question of what should be done about the hundreds of millions of guns that Americans already own.
The government is prohibiting "military-style semi-automatics" and redefining them to include most guns with detachable magazines.
The latest version of the senator's "assault weapon" ban targets products that highlight the irrationality of "assault weapon" bans.
A ballot initiative that took effect this week bans sales to adults younger than 21.
The New York Times continues to push the myth that there is something uniquely deadly about the guns Dianne Feinstein wants to ban.
Politicians' demands for stricter laws are notably lacking in detail and logic.
Dianne Feinstein Wants Brett Kavanaugh to 'Reconcile' His Second Amendment Reasoning With 'Hundreds of School Shootings' That Never Happened
The senator is miffed that the SCOTUS nominee thinks people have a right to own the guns she wants to ban.
Kamala Harris wants Brett Kavanaugh to give gun violence victims "a fair shake," by which she means adopting her view of the Second Amendment.
New Golden State registration rules are OK, judge says.
The city council's unanimous support for the new ban does not make up for its lack of logic and legality.
Assault weapon ban proposals are more and more popular, but the facts about American gun violence show they'd have little positive effect.