The Washington Post on Monday said “researchers” claim “white resentment is fueling opposition to gun control.”
In addition to those gathered Tuesday, members of California’s largest police union have also expressed opposition.
Expect the opposition to the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court to be similar to the shouting mobs disrupting recent college campus and town hall events.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plan to further restrict gun rights in California has taken an even bigger setback: Opposition from the state’s largest law enforcement union, as well as eight other police groups.
This week, the Las Vegas Review-Journal released poll results showing that the number of Nevada voters who oppose Question 1—a Michael Bloomberg-funded ballot initiative which would mandate so-called “universal” background checks—is growing.
It’s estimated that it will cost roughly $17 million to start the registry and another $5 million annually to operate.
On Sept. 26, the Missoula, Mont., City Council is set to hear a proposal that would require background checks on all gun sales and transfers (with limited exceptions).
Republicans have voiced their opposition, and House Speaker Paul Ryan is expected to fight the proposed gun-control funding.