Everytown for Gun Safety Lobbyist Arrested For Assault, Domestic Violence, False Imprisonment

What happens when a “well-known” lobbyist for Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety gets arrested? Well, the mainstream media covers the story. With a pillow. Until it stops moving.
That’s what happened when Robert Blaisdell was arrested for a host of charges relating to a domestic violence incident police say happened at his residence.
 

Illinois: House Passes FOID Fee Increase & Mandatory Fingerprinting

On May 29th, the Illinois state House of Representatives voted 62-52 to pass Senate Bill 1966, sending the amended version back to the state Senate for further consideration.  Among other things, they would increase the fees and also impose a mandatory fingerprinting requirement for both new FOID and renewal applications.

Nevada: AB 291 Passes Committee With Firearm Seizure Amendment, On to Senate Floor

Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed Assembly Bill 291 with amendments.  As previously reported, a substantial amendment was anticipated to include “Red Flag” provisions, which did come to fruition; however, the language for the amendment was not made available until just minutes before the hearing.  AB 291 now heads to the Senate floor for a vote. 

Biden’s role in 1994 crime bill under scrutiny by Trump and Democrats

here are few areas where President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidates agree, but both are now taking shots at the Democratic front-runner Joe Biden for his support of the 1994 crime bill.

In reversal from 2016, McConnell says he would fill a potential Supreme Court vacancy in 2020

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday if a Supreme Court vacancy occurs during next year’s presidential election, he would work to confirm a nominee appointed by President Donald Trump.

Kansas: Legislature Adjourns From its 2019 Legislative Session

Today, the Kansas Legislature adjourned from its 2019 Legislative Session.

Oklahoma: Legislature Adjourns From its Successful 2019 Session

Late last week, the Oklahoma Legislature adjourned from its 2019 Legislative Session. 

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Biden’s education plan pledges to ‘defeat’ the NRA, support assault weapons ban

Former Vice President Joe Biden pledged on Tuesday to “defeat the National Rifle Association” as part of his 2020 campaign promise to fight for school safety.
“As President, he will secure passage of gun legislation to make our students safer, and he knows he can do it because he’s defeated the National Rifle Association twice before,” Biden’s plan, released on Tuesday, read.
It stated part of the plan to “defeat” the NRA included supporting legislation that banned “assault weapons” and high-capacity magazines.

Hickenlooper is latest Democrat to make guns a priority in 2020 presidential race

At a library two miles from Sandy Hook Elementary School, where 20 students were among those killed in one of the nation’s most horrific mass shootings, John Hickenlooper sat Saturday among two dozen survivors, listening to their ideas on how to curb gun violence and pitching a few of his own.
Universal background checks are a must, the former two-term Colorado governor said. Then, maybe, an assault weapons ban. As president, he would go community by community, House district by House district, with data to convince reluctant federal lawmakers to pass meaningful gun control legislation.