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Can the Mentally Ill Buy Guns Now?

Can Mentally Ill People Buy Guns Now?

Trump reverses Obama's rule on this topic.

In the last week of February, President Trump reversed an Obama-era regulation that tightened background checks. President Obama implemented the ruling following the San Bernardino shooting in 2015. Obama wanted to require the Social Security Administration to give the organization that conducts background checks the names…
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Gun Lobby’s Power Driven by Motivation, Not by Numbers

The President calls the Gun Lobby a foe, but what's the real influence?

President Obama's executive actions are being met with challenges due to a strong alliance some call the “gun lobby.” According to the President, Congress is being held hostage by this "gun lobby," rendering it helpless to create and support laws that restrict aspects of our…

Technology Companies Ramp Up “Smart Gun” Devices

Inventors are responding the the President's call for investment

President Obama supports gun safety technology and is having the Departments of Defense, Justice, and Homeland Security learn all they can about it. What are some advanced developments in gun safety as far as technology goes? According to a report by CNN Money, there are several. Amatrix Smart…
SAF Fires Back at Jeh Johnson's Gun Control Statement

President Says Executive Orders ‘Will Be Consistent with the Second Amendment’

New Gun Control Initiatives Set to Roll Out

President Obama shed some light on executive orders he plans to roll out in the coming days when it comes to gun control. It's a move that's guaranteed to light some fires. The President plans to announce a list of initiatives he sees fit as part…
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President Obama Plans Executive Action On Gun Control Soon

Obama Plans Executive Action On Guns In 'Weeks, Not Months'

President Obama plans an executive action on gun control within “weeks, not months,” according to White House communications director Jen Psaki. “Senior congressional aides and sources in the gun-control community” suggest that the president will issue his executive actions after his Christmas vacation. White House Press Secretary…
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How the President’s Executive Power Could Influence Gun Law

Direct action could be taken but effectiveness is questioned

In the wake of recent violent events many turn to the country's elected officials to observe their response. President Obama has significant power, but he could be limited in his abilities to directly enforce further restrictions. "Congress should act to make sure no one on a…