Tag Archive: assault weapon

Mar 19 2017

True History of Assault Rifles

Politicians and media seem like they can never stop talking about “assault rifles,” but everyone seems to have a different definition of what an assault rifle IS and what they’re they’re capable of. Alan Grayson claimed that the Pulse shooter used a rifle capable of shooting 700 rounds per minute. Carolyn McCarthy put forth legislation …

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Apr 18 2014

Man Shoots Squirrel, Police Seize Guns

65-year-old James Toigo of Milford, CT was recently visited by police after he shot a squirrel in his yard on Monday morning. Police reported they were in the area and heard a gunshot nearby. Toigo has taken into custody after they discovered he had shot the small animal. Upon their investigation, police also found an …

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Mar 21 2014

Maryland Takes Aim at Gun Confiscation

A new bill introduced by the Maryland state legislature would have have the state join the ranks of Connecticut, New York, Illinois, and California in threatening – and enacting – gun confiscation. But remember, no one is coming to take your guns. Del. Luiz Simmons (D-Montgomery) introduced HB0623 back on January 30th, though it has …

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Jan 02 2014

Federal Judge Rules NY SAFE Act “Constitutional”

A federal judge has ruled that the New York SAFE Act – passed in response to Sandy Hook – does not infringe on Second Amendment rights despite banning “assault style” rifles, high capacity magazines, creating new registries, allowing (and promoting) gun confiscation, and limiting firearms to seven rounds. Chief U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny, …

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