Senate Judiciary Committee Gun Control Hearing Video

Thanks to CSPAN, you can watch the entire Senate Judiciary Committee gun control hearing from yesterday.

Durbin and LaPierre Face Off Over Background Checks

During today’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on gun control, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre clashed on the issue of universal background checks. During Mr. LaPierre’s opening statement, he noted, And out of more than 76,000 firearms purchases denied by the federal instant check system, only 62 were […]

Today’s Gun Control Hearing in Senate Judiciary Committee

Today was the “gun control” hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee.  CNN hosts mentioned several times that they were going to cover the hearings in their entirety. The hearing predictably started out with a brief, emotional opening statement by former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.  Also scheduled to speak were: retired NASA astronaut, Mark Kelly (Giffords’ […]

Summary of Feinstein’s Assault Weapons Ban of 2013

The actual text of the bill not available yet, but here is a summary of Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s latest “assault weapons” bill which was posted on her website. What the bill does: The legislation bans the sale, transfer, manufacturing and importation of: All semiautomatic rifles that can accept a detachable magazine and have at least […]

Sen. Dianne Feinstein Releases Newest Gun Control Bill

It started today.  Senator Dianne Feinstein released her newest gun control bill today.  Early reports are that it is even more broad sweeping than anyone imagined. You’re not familiar with Dianne Feinstein?  She authored the 1994 Assault Weapons Ban [a/k/a the Clinton Gun Ban or Clinton “Assault Weapons” Ban] that Congress declined to renew 10 […]