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  • January 28, 2015 | Comments
    Washington D.C. Begins Issuing Carry Permits – All 8 of Them

    As you're probably aware, Washington D.C.'s complete ban on concealed carry outside of the home was struck down in federal court last year. This meant that the district had to put a set of laws in place to allow concealed carry. However, the set of laws they chose isn't much better than the complete ban. The district is currently "may issue" and you have to show a "need" for a permit before one will be issued. Just... Read More »

  • January 28, 2015 | Comments
    [VIDEO] Kevin Costner: Guns For Me, Gun Control For You

    In a recent interview about his new Movie 'Black or White' Kevin Costner takes on gun control.  He talks about owning guns and passing them on to his children later in life. Costner begins to step in it around the time he says "I own guns and I, for myself, I hope that there are stricter gun laws." This appears to be a clear case of "I get what I want, and everyone else can have gun control."  He fails to realize... Read More »

  • January 27, 2015 | Comments
    New York Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Ban Children From Attending Gun Shows

    Here is yet another example of the anti-gun "long-con" for eventual gun control. While anti-gun lawmakers in many states as well as at the federal level are being kept in check fairly well right now, they are banking on change for the next generation. In addition to ridiculous zero tolerance policies on anything even remotely resembling a firearm in schools, lawmakers apparently want to try to restrict children's exposure... Read More »

  • January 26, 2015 | Comments
    Federal Bill Would Make Owning Body Armor a Crime Punishable by 10 Years in Prison

    Democratic members of Congress apparently aren't going to be satisfied until American citizens are completely and utterly defenseless. Representative Mike Honda (D-CA) has introduced a bill for consideration of the new Congress which would prohibit the ownership of certain types of body armor for civilians. H.R. 378 would make it a crime to own Type III body armor which would be punishable by up to 10 years in prison.... Read More »

  • January 23, 2015 | Comments
    Federal Interstate Transportation of Firearms and Ammunition Bill Introduced

    The following post is via the NRA-ILA. U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-Va.) recently introduced H.R. 131, a bill that would more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms and ammunition for law-abiding gun owners. Current federal law guarantees the right of law-abiding persons to transport firearms between two locations where they have a legal right to possessand carry them, regardless of state... Read More »

  • January 23, 2015 | Comments
    [VIDEO] Constitutional Carry Bill Introduced in Kansas

    As we get further and further into 2015 that means we are going to start seeing more and more action on gun rights (and unfortunately gun control) bills playing out in state legislatures. It looks like the citizens of Kansas might be getting their carry rights expanded if a newly introduced bill successfully makes its way through the legislature. According to local media reports: Kansas legislators are likely... Read More »

  • January 15, 2015 | Comments
    [Video] 132 Year Old Winchester Model 1873 Found Propped Against a Tree in National Park

    A rifle likely rich in history, but not monetary value, was found by the National Park Service in the Great Basin National Park in Nevada propped up against a tree. Here is part of the write up from the Winchester website on the interesting find: According to Nichole Andler, Chief of Interpretation at Great Basin National Park, “The rifle, exposed for all those years to sun, wind, snow and rain, was found leaning... Read More »

  • January 15, 2015 | Comments
    BREAKING: Michigan Governor Vetoes “Shall Issue” Gun Bill After Criticism From Women’s Groups

    A bill that would have Michigan a true "Shall Issue" carry permit state has been vetoed by Governor Rick Snyder (R) after pushback from women's groups. They were afraid to would lead to domestic abusers obtaining carry permits. According to the Detroit Free Press: Snyder's veto of Senate Bill 789 was one of several significant bill signings and vetoes he announced today, with time running out for him to either... Read More »

  • January 14, 2015 | Comments
    New Pennsylvania Law Gives State Preemption Teeth

    State firearms preemption can be a wonderful thing.  As someone who has fought hard locally for gun rights, I have used state preemption several times to get local government to change their tune and repeal laws.  The one problem that many individuals face though is that even though a local government may be breaking the law, there is no teeth to help to dissuade them from continuing to break state law.  To be able... Read More »

  • January 14, 2015 | Comments
    [Video] Chris Costa Responds to Airsoft Modeling Incident (aka “Costagate”)

    I'm sure you've probably seen the above video somewhere on the Internet by now. It shows firearms instructor Chris Costa doing an Airsoft photo-op over in Japan. Of course, the firearms community immediately jumped all over it with ridicule and mockery. Personally, I've never taken one of Costa's classes and don't really have an opinion one way or another. However, when I saw the video I just assumed the guy... Read More »