Gavin Newsom: Second Amendment becoming a "suicide pact"
Norah O'Donnell interviews California Gov. Gavin Newsom, who visited the grieving Monterey Park community. Not far from the dance hall where 11 people were killed in the mass shooting, Newsom tells CBS News "the Second Amendment is becoming a suicide pact."news.yahoo.com
Federal judge in Texas rules that disarming those under protective orders violates their Second Amendment rights
U.S. District Judge David Counts signed another opinion Thursday that cited a lack of historical record on laws relating to domestic violence to justify disarming abusers. Advocates fear the ruling will put more victims in harm’s way.
Greg Abbott: The Least Pro-Life Governor
When millions of Texans cast their ballots on Nov. 8, Greg Abbott should pray voters don’t look too closely at his “pro-life” label. He touts it endlessly, with empty platitudes such as declaring Jan. 22 to be Sanctity of Human Life Day or using the term “ravages” to describe abortion. He even signed a bill...trinitonian.com
Pro-Trump apparel company fined for replacing 'Made in China’ labels with ‘Made in USA’ ones
A Utah-based apparel company and its owner are facing a hefty fine after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) accused them of replacing "Made in China" labels on their products with "Made in the USA" labels. Lions Not Sheep and its owner, Sean Whalen, were slapped with a fine of $211,335 for falsely claiming that their products were made in the U.S., the FTC announced on July 28. The products were reportedly imported from China and other countries.news.yahoo.com
After Supreme Court ruling, it's open season on US gun laws
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruling expanding gun rights threatens to upend firearms restrictions across the country as activists wage court battles over everything from bans on AR-15-style gun[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
After Supreme Court ruling, it's open season on US gun laws
The Supreme Court ruling expanding gun rights threatens to upend firearms restrictions across the country as activists wage court battles over everything from bans on AR-15-style guns to age limits. The decision handed down in June already has led one judge to temporarily block a Colorado town from enforcing a ban on the sale and possession of certain semi-automatic weapons. The first major gun decision in more than a decade, the ruling could dramatically reshape gun laws in the U.S. even as a series of horrific mass shootings pushes the issue back into the headlines.news.yahoo.com
Letters: Take a stand
Let us take a stand this time! How many lives are we willing to sacrifice upon the alter of an absolute right to own a gun? Baldomero GarzaKatyTo sella tacoTo sell a taco in Texas you need to:(1) Obtain a permit from the Department of State Health Services. The state of Texas requires this for the safety and protection of its residents. Also, many places in the world are experiencing immigration problems, whether they be from Ukraine, Africa, Syria, Lebanon or other Middle Eastern countries.myrgv.com
Letters: Gun safety laws needed
The Uvalde tragedy where 19 schoolchildren and two teachers were killed by a deranged 18-year-old male using two Daniel assault rifles he purchased legally, and the 26 similar tragedies before including Sandy Hook Elementary School, call for urgently adopting gun safety laws.myrgv.com
Supreme Court expands gun rights, with nation divided
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major expansion of gun rights after a series of mass shootings, the Supreme Court said Thursday that Americans have a right to carry firearms in public for self-defense, a rulin[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Letters: Helping veterans
We have had calls from out-of-town Veterans Administration offices to assist veterans who needed transportation to Utah and Colorado. We want to thank Mr. De los Santos for helping us in this project and caring for veterans and veterans’ issues. If anyone cares about veterans and wants to help, contact us on Facebook: Warriors United in Arms Brownsville Veterans. After all, we are veterans helping veterans. The Second Amendment has been worshiped to the point it has become part of the formula for mass shootings.myrgv.com
Honoring the fallen
We here at JohnKnoxVillage in Weslaco joined the nation in remembering our fallen on Memorial Day. Following wreath ceremony, we joined our nation in Taps Across America at exactly 3 p.m. in playing taps, remembering and honoring all those who gave their lives in defending our freedom and liberties. Some progressives quickly reacted to equate the Uvalde massacre to George Floyd’s death. We know how “trained” law enforcement personnel reacted to my question in a recent Texas mass school massacre. He got called out for “proposing big increase in public spending” and raising taxes on large corporations.myrgv.com
Supreme Court to hear case on New York's gun permit law
The Supreme Court is preparing to hear a gun rights case that could lead to more guns on the streets of New York and Los Angeles and threaten restrictions on guns in subways, airports, bars, churches, schools and other places where people gather.
Explained: How ‘constitutional carry’ changes gun laws in Texas
Known by supporters as “constitutional carry,” the new law allows Texans to carry handguns — openly or concealed — without obtaining a state-issued license, so long they are not excluded from possessing a firearm by another federal or state law.
Guns are on Supreme Court's agenda days after mass shootings
FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2020, file photo the Supreme Court is seen at sundown in Washington. Scott Applewhite, File)WASHINGTON – A possible expansion of gun rights is on the Supreme Court's agenda, days after mass shootings in Colorado and Georgia. The appeal comes from New York, which gun rights groups say is among eight states that make it difficult if not virtually impossible for people to get permits to carry guns in public. Unclear is whether the recent mass shootings will affect the court's consideration of the case. “The justices may be more reluctant to take a big Second Amendment case right now," Winkler said.