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  • July 08, 2015 | Comments
    NH Governor Vetoes Constitutional Carry Bill. Caves to Bloomberg Groups.

    The following story is via the NRA-ILA: The National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today criticized New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan for vetoing legislation that would have protected the Second Amendment rights of New Hampshire's law abiding gun owners. Senate Bill 116 would have expanded New Hampshire's permitless open carry law to include permitless concealed carry, which... Read More »

  • July 02, 2015 | Comments
    Constitutional Carry is Now Legal in Kansas [VIDEO]

    Constitutional carry (aka no permit needed to carry a gun) is now the law of the land in the state of Kansas. The law went into effect yesterday. According to local media reports: "More good people will have guns, and I think it will deter the bad people from robbing people," said Ken Nagle of Gardner. Others say not requiring training is not safe and is a public health hazard. They also say it will be hard... Read More »

  • July 01, 2015 | Comments
    Judge Reprimands Brady Campaign For Frivolous Lawsuits Against Ammo Companies

    According to Controversial Times, a lawsuit against Lucky Gunner and other online ammo sellers has been dismissed, with prejudice. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence sued the ammo companies alleging that they played a role in the the 2012 Aurora theater shooting by legally selling ammunition to James Holmes. That didn't play with the judge who shot down the lawsuit and very publicly called out the Brady... Read More »

  • June 29, 2015 | Comments
    Court Ruling Makes Puerto Rico a Constitutional Carry Territory

    A recent court ruling in Puerto Rico has essentially given the US territory constitutional carry and done away with the their gun registry. Here is the press release from the Second Amendment foundation. BELLEVUE, WA – A surprising victory for gun rights in Puerto Rico has eliminated the firearms registry and licensing requirements to purchase and carry in the Commonwealth, the Second Amendment Foundation has... Read More »

  • June 28, 2015 | Comments
    President Obama Sends Out Email Calling For New Gun Control Measures

    Lame duck President Barack Obama has issued a new call for gun control in an email sent to subscribers of his mailing list. Here is the email: Friend -- We've had to come together as a nation too many times to mourn after horrific acts of gun violence. And right now, it's not good enough simply to show sympathy. We need to acknowledge that there's more work to do -- that these tragedies have become far too... Read More »

  • June 27, 2015 | Comments
    California: Firearm-Related Legislation Expected to be heard Next Week

    Pro-gun Assembly Bill 950 is scheduled to be heard this Monday, June 29 in State Capitol room 4203 at 10:00 a.m. by the state Senate Committee on Appropriations. AB 950 would allow a person who is subject to a gun “violence” restraining order to transfer his or her firearms to a licensed firearms dealer. Please contact the members of the state Senate Committee on Appropriations and urge them to SUPPORT AB 950.... Read More »

  • June 26, 2015 | Comments
    One Dead Tree. One .50 Caliber Rifle. Some Binary Explosives. BOOM. [VIDEO]

    Well, that's certainly one way to remove a dead tree. The guys over at Demolition Ranch decided it would be fun (and it looks like it was) to get rid of an old, dead tree by using a .50 caliber rifle and some binary explosives. Check out the result.

  • June 26, 2015 | Comments
    Vermont: Suppressor Legalization Bill Signed into Law by Governor

    The following story is via the NRA-ILA: On June 17, Governor Peter Shumlin (D) signed into law House Bill 5, the Fish and Wildlife bill. Thanks to the efforts of state Representative Patrick Brennan (R-Chittenden-9-2), the suppressor language was successfully added as an amendment to H.5 allowing the lawful possession and use of firearm sound suppressors at “sport shooting ranges” in Vermont. This legislation... Read More »

  • June 25, 2015 | Comments
    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Signs Bill Repealing 48-hour Waiting Period

    The following story is via the NRA-ILA. Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association scored another victory for gun rights in Wisconsin today when Governor Scott Walker signed into law Senate Bill (SB) 35. The new law eliminates a 48-hour waiting period on all point-of-sale handgun purchases in the state. “This important measure marks the end of an antiquated law that’s served as nothing but a needless... Read More »

  • June 24, 2015 | Comments
    Ohio: Employer Parking Lot Legislation to be Heard in Senate Committee Tomorrow

    The following story is via the NRA-ILA. Please contact Senate Civil Justice Committee members and ask for their support on this bill! Tomorrow, June 24, the Ohio Senate Civil Justice Committee will hear sponsor testimony on Employer Parking Lot legislation, Senate Bill 180, at 2:30 p.m., in the Finance Hearing Room. As previously reported, Senator Joe Uecker (R-14) has been circulating a memo for co-sponsorship... Read More »