Assault Weapons Ban on Townhall

Daniel J. Mitchell - Fri Oct 10

Leah Barkoukis - Tue Jan 14

Are mass shootings really on the rise in America? Will an increased focus on mental health help prevent mass murders? Would expanded background checks really make a difference? According to author and Northeastern University criminology professor James Alan Fox—no. ... more

Washington, D.C. - Wed Apr 10

The Senate has scheduled a vote for Thursday on the biggest gun law changes in decades. Wyatt Andrews speaks with Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, who, along with 13 other Republican senators has vowed to filibuster any expansion of gun control laws. ... more

Washington, D.C. - Tue Apr 2

Straw purchasers are people with no criminal record, can pass a background check, obtain a gun legally, then give them to people with criminal records who can not do so themselves. Lawmakers are looking to crack down on straw purchasers. ... more

New York, NY - Thu Mar 21

Vice President Joe Biden met with Mayor Bloomberg and families from Newtown, Conn., Thursday to talk about the need for new federal gun laws as advocates slam Senate Democrats' decision to drop an assault weapons ban from the gun-control package they plan to consider next month. ... more

Washington, D.C. - Wed Mar 20

Senate Democrats plan to bring a gun control bill to the Senate floor but it won't include a ban on assault weapons. ... more

Brent Bozell - Fri Mar 15

ABC News really knows how to cause a coffee spit-take. All you have to do is introduce George Stephanopoulos talking to President Obama and put these hyperbolic words on screen: "No Holds Barred." ... more

Todd Starnes - Wed Mar 13

A youth baseball league in central Illinois is in desperate need of cash – so they’ve decided to auction off an AR-15 assault rifle ... more

Bruce Bialosky - Mon Mar 11

The battle rages on about whether this country wants to further restrict the availability of guns, the types of guns and the ammunition to be used in those guns. On one side is what is referred to as the Gun Nuts with the point being taken by the NRA. ... more

Washington, D.C. - Thu Feb 28

New York mayor Michael Bloomberg was in Washington Wednesday meeting with Vice President Joe Biden and senators from both parties. Bloomberg told reporters at the White House that he's optimistic about efforts to curb gun violence. ... more

Washington, D.C. - Fri Feb 22

Vice President Joe Biden is trying to rally support for the administration's proposals to curb gun violence, saying there will be a moral price to pay for inaction. ... more

Tony Katz - Wed Feb 20

Somewhere a dentist is missing his laughing gas. Because the absolute hysteria of the American Left Intelligentsia on guns has now reached a new level of laughable. ... more

Jacob Sullum - Wed Jan 30

Last week, Sen. Dianne Feinstein introduced a new, supposedly improved version of the federal "assault weapon" ban that expired in 2004. But like that earlier law, which the California Democrat also sponsored, Feinstein's bill prohibits the manufacture and sale of guns based on characteristics that have little or nothing to do with the danger they pose. ... more

Chuck Norris - Tue Jan 29

Who isn't sickened by the moral decay and heinous acts of violence across our country? My heart and prayers continue to go out to victims everywhere. But do gun bans -- such as the one proposed this past week by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., which would outlaw 120 specific firearms -- curb violent crime? ... more

Katie Pavlich - Thu Jan 24

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