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Banning Detachable Magazines, Pt 2: Banning Would Violate The Second Amendment

Banning Detachable Magazines, Pt 2: Banning Would Violate The Second Amendment

Banning detachable magazines is all the rage among the anti-gun crowd. However, several recent Supreme Court cases clearly demonstrate that such a law would violate the Second Amendment. The Court has repeated ruled that weapons “in common use at the time” are protected for use by the Second Amendment. Firearms with detachable magazines have been “in common use” for over a century.

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Gun Buyback Programs: Proven Futility and Failure in Australia and the United States

Gun Buyback Programs: Proven Futility and Failure in Australia and the United States

Gun buyback programs are seeing renewed discussion in many American cities in part because gun buybacks may seem like an intuitive way to reduce crime, by reducing the number of ‘guns on the streets.’ The research, however, clearly demonstrates that gun buybacks are a waste of tax dollars and an utter failure in terms of making people any safer.

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Kroger Tells Moms Demand Action to Take a Hike

Kroger Tells Moms Demand Action to Take a Hike

Moms Demand Action launched yet another campaign against a large U.S. business, this time Kroger. The campaign was aimed at getting Kroger to change their policy and ban firearms from being openly carried in their stores. Kroger’s current policy is to abide by the local laws in each state they operate stores in. Moms Demand  has had a poor record in their campaigns to pressure businesses to change their policies, failing to get McDonalds, Starbucks, Staples, and Facebook and Instagram to change their policies and ban guns (a few have asked their customers to pretty-please not openly carry, but have not banned open- or concealed-carry of guns, and some have flatly rejected their petitions entirely). Like many of their previous campaigns, Mom Demand Action loses – again – and Kroger becomes the latest company to reject their petition. Moms Demand took out ads, billboards, and launched a social media campaign that included sending text messages to Kroger. Moms Demand ridiculously claimed “Kroger’s refusal to enact a gun sense policy creates a dangerous environment for customers and employees alike.” In fact, Kroger’s gun policy is exactly the gun policy (i.e. the law) of each state in which they operate, allowing or prohibiting open carry, based on the law there. Kroger has opted to maintain their position that state legislative bodies are responsible to decide legal policy, rather than having retailers legislate. ON CNBC’s Squawk Box, Kroger CFO Michael Schlotman said they will not comply with the demands of Moms Demand Action, stating “our policy is to adhere to the local gun laws. If the local gun laws are to allow... read more

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