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Glimpse of Toy Gun in School-Related Zoom Call Results in Police Response to Family Home

Published May 26 2020

Of all the recent developments in American life arising from state lockdown orders, perhaps none is so sinister as public officials encouraging people to inform on their neighbors and community members for perceived violations of supposed safety protocols. This trend is made all the worse by the fact that people are getting an unprecedented glimpse into each others’ homes through pervasive online video conferences now being used to facilitate activities like work, school, and religious worship. For one family in Pennsylvania, the “discomfort” a schoolmate’s parent felt about seeing a toy gun in a Zoom call even resulted in police showing up at their home.

Perpetual Lockdown Batters Remnants of New York City’s Long-Lived Gun Culture

Published May 26 2020

Some of America’s most pro-gun people ironically inhabit some of its most anti-gun locales. Like plants that can survive the harshest desert climates, they are among the hardiest of their kind. And for those in the know, they are as much a part of the Second Amendment landscape as cacti are to the desert.

Despite Confiscation, New Zealand Sees Most Gun Crime in a Decade

Published May 26 2020

On April 5, 2019, three days after New Zealand's Arms Amendment Act 2019 advanced from its first reading in parliament, NRA-ILA noted that "[g]iven the abundant research on Australia’s similar gun confiscation efforts, New Zealand officials can expect that their gun control measures will do little more than trample the natural rights of gun owners​..." This week the first evidence vindicating this position came in when Radio New Zealand (RNZ) published figures it had obtained from the government showing that for last year crime involving firearms was the highest it had been since 2009.

Michigan: Capitol Commission Considering Gun Ban

Published May 26 2020

On May 11th, the Michigan Capitol Commission met to create a five-member committee to study whether it can prohibit firearms.  They are discussing the issue with legislative leaders and Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s office.

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