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California Governor Jerry Brown Asks President Trump for Help

AWR Hawkins, On Friday, California Governor Jerry Brown sought federal help from President Trump by asking the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to declare “a major disaster” in California in light of the damage done by recent storms. The East Bay Times reports: “Brown formally requested the declaration for the series of storms striking the state between

ATF Permanently Relocating More Agents to Violence-Plagued Chicago

AWR Hawkins, The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) is permanently relocating more agents to gun-controlled Chicago in the wake of the city’s nearly 800 homicides in 2016 and the upward trend in violence during January 2017. The new agents will be part of the “Chicago Crime Guns Strike Force.” According to CNN,

U.S. House Votes to Revoke Obama’s Social Security Gun Ban

AWR Hawkins, On Thursday the U.S. House passed H.J. Res. 40, a joint resolution to revoke the Social Security gun ban enacted by the Obama administration on December 19. USA Today reports that the vote to revoke the ban was 253-180, and was “largely along party lines. Breitbart News previously reported: The Social Security gun

NRA Eyeing 30 Years of Pro-Gun SCOTUS

AWR Hawkins, The National Rifle Association (NRA) endorsed Donald Trump’s candidacy with the outspoken intention of saving the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) from the anti-gun, leftist jurists who would have certainly been nominated by Hillary Clinton. And now, just hours away from President Trump’s nomination of a SCOTUS nominee to fill the

Sen. Chris Murphy Wants ‘No Screening’ for Immigrants, More Gun Control

AWR Hawkins, During a January 30 appearance on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) criticized President Trump’s immigration suspension and said he would rather see a move toward “no screening” and the passage of more gun control. Murphy claimed that the U.S. has ISIS “on its heels,” and the suspension of immigration from Iran, Iraq,

Six Obama Gun Controls President Trump Can Undo

AWR Hawkins, On January 25 Gun Owners of America (GOA) released a list of Obama-era gun controls which President Trump can undo. The controls range from those that can be stopped via executive action to those that will require broader administrative action and/or Congressional cooperation. Here are six gun controls that GOA listed as prime

Karl Malone: Show Some Respect, Call Him President Trump

AWR Hawkins, During an interview for an upcoming episode of Breitbart News’ podcast Bullets with AWR Hawkins, former Utah Jazz great Karl Malone addressed the need for more respect in society and said people who purposely talk of Donald Trump in disparaging tones need to call him by his proper title–President Trump. Malone was stressing

Trump’s Great Presidential Victory Saved Our #SecondAmendment

AWR Hawkins, Marty Daniel spoke to Breitbart News at the 2017 National Shooting Sports Foundation’s SHOT Show and said that President-elect Donald Trump’s election saved the Second Amendment. Breitbart News asked Daniel, CEO and founder of Daniel Defense, an AR-15 design and manufacturing company, and member of Trump’s Second Amendment Coalition, “Is it reasonable to say Donald Trump’s

GOP Rep Introduces National Concealed Carry Reciprocity On Day One of New Congress

AWR Hawkins, On January 3–the first day of the 115th Congress–Representative Richard Hudson (R-NC-8) introduced national concealed carry reciprocity legislation. Hudson’s office published this summary of the legislation: Rep. Hudson’s bill, which is supported by major pro-Second Amendment groups, would allow people with a state-issued concealed carry license or permit to conceal a handgun in

Obama Administration Finalizes Social Security Gun Ban

AWR Hawkins, Breitbart On Monday the Obama administration finalized a Social Security gun ban that could prevent “tens of thousands” of law-abiding elderly citizens from purchasing guns for self-defense. Breitbart News reported this ban on July 18, 2015, when it was learned that the Obama administration was creating a ban on gun purchases that would

All-Out Ban on Semi-Automatic Long Guns Coming to CA Legislature

AWR Hawkins, In a recent conversation with Breitbart News, Gun Owners of California’s (GOC) Sam Paredes told us to be ready for an all-out ban on semi-automatic long guns in California’s coming legislative session. Paredes is the executive director of GOC, and he suggested the “assault weapons” ban and the “bullet button” ban have both

LA County Considers $1 Million in Taxpayer Funds to Help Illegals Fight Deportation

AWR Hawkins, Los Angeles County supervisors Janice Hahn and Hilda Solis are asking their colleagues to join them in setting aside $1 million in county funds that can be used to help illegal immigrants fight deportation. It is estimated that LA County’s illegal immigrant population is over 800,000, and the $1 million in funding would come