The Seattle-based Alliance for Gun Responsibility announced during a student protest Friday that it will launch a new initiative campaign to raise the minimum age from 18 to 21 to purchase so-called “assault rifles.” The news came on the eve of a gun rights rally on the Capitol steps in Olympia that is expected to […]
Message from Saturday: Ban Guns, Trash Constitution
History may have been made Saturday by hundreds of thousands of Americans marching in cities across the country leaving mountains of trash in their wake, but the only “message” heard by gun owners was that instead of making schools safer and punishing criminals, they want to ban guns and think the Second Amendment is […]
Will Dick’s Sporting Goods Face Backlash over Gun Sales Decision?
Dick’s Sporting Goods, which trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: DKS), has announced that it will halt sales of so-called “assault-style rifles” and no longer sell firearms to anyone under age 21, and now the question: Will the nationwide chain face a backlash from gun owners? The announcement is the chain’s reaction to […]
When Seattle Newspaper Pushed Gun Ban, This Happened
When the Seattle Times’ decidedly anti-gun editorial board told its readers that it supported a proposed ban on so-called “assault weapons,” even after admitting that they are “used in a small fraction of America’s gun homicides,” angry readers flooded the newspaper’s on-line comments section to fight back. Sixty hours after the editorial was published online, […]