The results also confirm that "assault weapons" and "large capacity" magazines are widely used for lawful purposes.
The analysis reinforces the historical case for armed self-defense in response to racist violence.
The 'Motherfucker' Who Enraged Beto O'Rourke Laughed at His Claims About the Rifles He Wants To Confiscate
The Texas gubernatorial candidate's interpretation reflects his assumption that opponents of "assault weapon" bans don't care about murdered schoolchildren.
Legal history before 1900 provides no support for licensing or training mandates for keeping an arm at home
D.C. Circuit Upholds the Bump Stock Ban, Saying It Is Consistent With the 'Best Interpretation' of the Law
It is hard to see how, given the contortions required to deliver the unilateral prohibition that Donald Trump demanded.
The Justice Department says that policy is rational and consistent with the right to keep and bear arms.
The 5th Circuit Considers Whether the Trump Administration Was Legally Authorized To Ban Bump Stocks
Regulators imposed the ban based on a highly implausible and counterintuitive reading of federal law.
It is unlikely to stop mass shootings, but it will restrict Second Amendment rights and unjustly send people to prison.
Even while conceding that the rifles they want to ban are commonly used for lawful purposes, they refuse to grapple with the implications.
The Dubious and Doomed 'Assault Weapon' Ban That the House Approved Today May Cost Democrats This Fall
Recent polling suggests that Americans are starting to recognize that such laws make no sense.
With Deception and Misdirection, House Democrats Vainly Try To Make the Case for Banning 'Assault Weapons'
No, these rifles are not "the weapon of choice in most mass murders."
That new crime, which is punishable by up to 15 years in federal prison, includes receipt of firearms by "prohibited persons."
The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act increases the penalties for violating arbitrary firearm bans.
The vast majority of federal firearm offenses involve illegal possession, often without aggravating conduct or a history of violence.
This Lawsuit Says a Recent SCOTUS Decision Makes It Clear That 'Assault Weapon' Bans Are Unconstitutional
The Supreme Court unambiguously rejected the sort of reasoning that a federal appeals court used to uphold New York's ban.
The Institute for Justice urges SCOTUS to renounce that open-ended exception to the Fourth Amendment.
Several states are retaining subjective criteria for carry permits or imposing new restrictions on gun possession.
While gun control enthusiasts rushed to defend Japan's firearm restrictions after Shinzo Abe's assassination, copying that approach in the U.S. is legally, politically, and practically impossible.
State Reactions to the SCOTUS Ruling Against Discretionary Carry-Permit Laws Range From Compliance to Defiance
Some states promptly eliminated subjective standards, while others refused to recognize the decision's implications.
Why Didn't a 'Red Flag' Law Prevent the Illinois Mass Shooting, and Would New Federal Rules Have Mattered?
The answers underline the limitations of laws that aim to prevent this sort of crime by restricting access to firearms.
"I don't need to have numbers," Gov. Kathy Hochul said when asked about the evidence supporting the law.
The Court told appeals courts to reconsider their conclusions in light of last week's ruling against New York's restrictions on public possession of firearms.
SCOTUS Rejects 'Interest-Balancing' Tests That Treated the Second Amendment As a 'Constitutional Orphan'
The ruling against New York's carry permit policy is a rebuke to courts that routinely rubber-stamp gun restrictions.
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