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Dems' measure blocking Trump emergency will come Friday
WASHINGTON – House Democrats will file a resolution Friday aimed at blocking the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump has issued to help finance his wall along the Southwest border, teeing up a clash over billions of dollars, immigration policy and the Constitution's separation
A border wall, not gun control, will help prevent crime in America
Gun Free Zones established by our government are responsible for most of the so called mass shootings in America. Movie theater shootings could have been stopped by a well trained citizen with a concealed permit carrying a gun. School shootings could have been stopped by well trained and armed teach
Tucker Carlson: Identity politics is a scam and it's not so different from the one Jussie Smollett just pulled
Bernie Sanders is running for president again, not that he ever really stopped. Sanders announced his second campaign this morning in a ten-minute video. Before you drop everything and watch it, take half a moment to appreciate just how much America and the Democratic Party have changed over the pas
Gun control alone won’t reduce gun violence
Last week, on the anniversary of the Parkland shooting, media outlets reflected on the strides in gun control that we’ve made as a result of the survivors’ movement. I want to add to the conversation by reflecting on what we can do better as we go forward.
Dem Congressman Boasts He Braved The Snow To Avoid Trump Tower's Coffee. Twitter Roasts Him.
On Wednesday, a leftist congressman who is a strident opponent of President Trump displayed his astonishing courage in the face of adversity, tweeting that despite the snow in New York, he would refuse to go to nearby Trump Tower for a cup of coffee and instead braved the apocalyptic climate to walk
'Oh, let's do the list!' Elizabeth Warren says gun control, global warming and student loan debt are all genuine national emergencies as she ridicules Trump's border wall
Elizabeth Warren has a list of problem areas she says are national emergencies, although she stopped short of saying Tuesday night that she'd take executive action to resolve them.
House Democrats to file measure aimed at blocking Trump's emergency declaration
House Democrats will file a resolution Friday aimed at blocking the national emergency declaration that Donald Trump has issued to help finance his wall along the Southwest border, teeing up a clash over billions of dollars, immigration policy and the constitution’s separation of powers.
Democrats call climate a national emergency while ripping Trump’s border wall declaration
Democrats have criticized President Trump for his declaration of a national emergency at the southern border, but some say he is setting a precedent that would allow future Democratic administrations to declare national emergencies to advance left-leaning policies.
PERRY: Ignore Colorado gun-nut theatrics and enact the red-flag gun control bill now
Time’s up for Colorado’s outrageous gun-rights activists. State lawmakers, unlike those in Congress, are finally moving ahead to do something meaningful to help stem the endless river of people killed by gun violence.
Gaping holes in gun control measures, despite Police going great guns
Police were going great guns last year as they confiscated fifty percent more illegal firearms than they did in 2017– and this week they announced a three-month-long operation to take still more illegal weapons off the street.
Democratic contenders step up calls for gun control legislation following Illinois shooting
(CNN) As the nation once again grappled with the tragedy and shock of another workplace shooting rampage, the 2020 Democratic candidates decried the failure of Congress to move gun control legislation — calling for immediate action to keep Americans safe.
Democrats' resolution against Trump emergency coming Friday
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats will file a resolution Friday aimed at blocking the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump has issued to help finance his wall along the Southwest border, teeing up a clash over billions of dollars, immigration policy and the Constitution's separ
‘Are you with us?’: Bloomberg calls in his chits
From shuttering coal-fired power plants to fighting the gun lobby, obesity and Big Tobacco, Michael Bloomberg’s philanthropy has given away $6.4 billion and earned the love and respect of progressive-minded activists across the country.
Editorial: Up to courts, not law enforcement, to determine legality of gun law
We agree with law enforcement officials in Washington who believe that Initiative 1639, the state gun-control measure passed by voters last fall, is bad law. But we part company with sheriffs and other law enforcement officials in at least 13 counties — including Yakima County Sheriff Bob Udell and
Gun control bills proliferate in Congress, state legislatures
Efforts by advocates to push gun control legislation in state legislatures and the new Congress have led to a flurry of bills that sponsors say are aimed at reducing shootings, suicides and domestic violence, along with other proposals that call for expanding gun rights.
California's gun seizure program hits hurdles
Authorities in California are struggling to enforce a state law that permits officials to seize firearms from people with previous criminal convictions or mental health issues – running into staffing and budgetary issues that have contributed to a massive backlog of guns marked for confiscation.
House Dems readying bill to block Trump's border emergency
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats plan to file a resolution as soon as Friday that's aimed at blocking President Donald Trump's declaration of an emergency at the Southwest border.
Klobuchar opts for pragmatic approach in town hall
Sen. Amy Klobuchar placed herself firmly in the center lane of the Democratic primary on Monday, calling popular progressive policy platforms “aspirational,” and declining to fully commit to them.
Matt Shea introduces bill to repeal I-1639 gun measure
Republican State Rep. Matt Shea introduced a bill Tuesday that would repeal the myriad gun restrictions laid out in I-1639. “Initiative 1639 is unconstitutional in many respects and punishes law-abiding citizens, while doing nothing to keep firearms away from criminals,” said Shea in a written state
Supreme Court says constitutional protection against excessive fines applies to state actions
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday that the Constitution’s prohibition on excessive fines applies to state and local governments, limiting their abilities to impose fines and seize property.