• August 19, 2014 | Comments
    Washington DC Council Pushes Back on Carry Case, May Argue Entire District Should be “Off-Limits”

    The attorneys for Washington DC in the Palmer case have asked for a 90 day extension before a judge's ruling takes effect and effectively makes handgun carry legal in our nation's capital. Currently, DC has until October 22nd to put into place a system which will allow people to carry outside of the home. If they fail to do so, the District would essentially become a constitutional carry area. DC is arguing that... Read More »

  • August 19, 2014 | Comments
    Changes in Reciprocity for Louisiana Carry Permit Holders

    The following story is via the NRA-ILA. According to a recent Nevada Department of Public Safety memo, Louisiana concealed carry permits will no longer be recognized by Nevada because of a 2013 law change that provided for the issuance of lifetime permits in the Sportsman’s Paradise. It is unknown why Nevada will no longer honor Louisiana’s standard five-year permit, as holders had previously been granted reciprocity... Read More »

  • August 19, 2014 | Comments
    Meanwhile in the Gun Control Capital of New York City: 15 Shot in 8 HOURS

    No city in the United States has stricter gun control laws than New York City. Is is ridiculously hard for normal law abiding citizens to own a firearm for self defense inside their home, let alone carry one outside of it. However, the strictest gun laws in the nation aren't enough to stop violent crime involving firearms inside of the Big Apple. According to Fox New York, 15 people were shot in NYC over and 8 hour... Read More »

  • August 19, 2014 | Comments
    Two California Teenagers Arrested Over Plot to Commit Mass Shooting at Their High School

    Here is a great example of how paying a little bit of attention can go a long way. While many people want to point to gun control as the best way to stop school shootings, often school, family, and community involvement is a far better solution. In this case, two teenagers in California were arrested for allegedly plotting a mass shooting at their high school. The plot was reported to authorities by school officials,... Read More »

  • August 18, 2014 | Comments
    Bloomberg Group Targets Kroger Grocery Stores in Latest Gun Ban Campaign, Kroger Pushes Back

    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's gun control group, Moms Demand Action, has set their sights on their next corporation in an attempt to get them to take a stance against guns. Kroger grocery stores, the nation's largest grocery store chain is now the focus of a MDA campaign. The move comes after demonstrations held inside of Kroger stores by Open Carry Tarrant County. While Open Carry Texas and other... Read More »

  • August 18, 2014 | Comments
    Reporter Who Thought Earplugs Were Rubber Bullets Causes Most Hilarious Twitter Discussion Ever

    As we reported yesterday, the justice reporter for the Huffington Post, Ryan J Reilly, tweeted a photo of foam earplugs with the caption, "I believe these are rubber bullets, can anyone confirm? #Fergurson" Of course, they aren't rubber bullets, they're foam earplugs, the same kind used on construction sites, at shooting ranges, sleeping on a plane, etc. Naturally, the tweet went viral and that spurred one of the... Read More »

  • August 18, 2014 | Comments
    Member of Mayors Against Illegal Guns Facing Felony Bribery Charges

    It looks like problems continue for Michael Bloomberg's Mayors Against Illegal Guns group. Yet another member of the group has been arrested, this time on bribery charges. According to the Daily Freeman, Both men were charged with bribe receiving, criminal mischief, and two counts of conspiracy, both felonies, as well as misdemeanors of three counts of official misconduct, criminal nuisance, and, under state Environmental... Read More »

  • August 18, 2014 | Comments
    Woman Who Was Assaulted for FIVE Hours Managed to Grab Rifle and Shoot Attacker

    ST PAUL, MINNESOTA - While this story is a defensive gun use, it can almost be considered a "Why I Carry" story as well, because the victim may have been able to avoid hours of abuse if a firearm was more accessible. Ivy Winter Reutzel-Morrell alleges that Anthony Ray Tullis, 25, who also lived in her home, took her into a bedroom and assaulted her for over five hours. Tullis also threatened Reutzel-Morrell's life... Read More »