A woman in Illinois was reportedly able to protect herself with her concealed carry firearm after a stranger with a knife jumped into her car.
A 78-year-old woman looking out her window called police to report a suspicious man. Police said that man turned out to be Matthew Darby -- a suspect in the death of Pitt student Alina Sheykhet. The elderly woman in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, told the 911 call taker that she planned to defend herself.
According to police, when officers arrived, they found a 20-year-old man with gunshot wounds. They say the shooter was also on scene, and told police he shot the man after he attempted to rob him. “I guess it was a good idea for them to have protection, because the gates around here are always open,” said Chan Brown, a resident of the Bavarian Village Apartments.
A McMinnville homeowner called police early Sunday morning and said they shot an intruder who was attempting to break in. The person shot was airlifted to an area hospital for treatment of his injuries, according to the McMinnville Police Department.
The Spokane PD has 181 service rifles in its inventory; using suppressors on them has the potential to reduce workers compensation claims and lawsuits from bystanders.
Esty is leading an effort to prohibit the transfer or possession of gun magazines capable of holding more than ten rounds of ammunition.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law Saturday that will remove the rights of school administrators to decide whether employees with concealed weapon permits can bring guns on campus.
Roswell city employees who have concealed-carry permits may now carry concealed weapons in the workplace.The Roswell Daily Record reports that the City Council voted 9-1 Thursday night to approve a resolution allowing the city manager to permit workers with concealed-carry permits to carry a concealed weapon on city property.
California Senate leader Kevin de León on Sunday launched a bid to challenge fellow Democrat Dianne Feinstein for her U.S. Senate seat, saying he is ready to wage a more aggressive fight against President Trump’s conservative agenda.
Critical legislation that will improve your ability to defend yourself may be voted on in the Wisconsin state Senate this month. Senate Bill 169 will allow for the concealed carry of a firearm without a concealed carry license anywhere in the state where an individual is legally allowed to be. Please contact your senator and urge them to SUPPORT this important Right to Carry legislation. Click the “Take Action” button below to contact your senator.
Yesterday, Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 424, the remaining anti-gun bill on his desk.
Yesterday, Governor Brown took action on two of the remaining three anti-gun bills by vetoing Senate Bill 464 and signing Assembly Bill 7.
In the Guardian, Lois Beckett highlights a new study that has found that background-check laws in Washington and Colorado have “had little measurable effect”.
Last Friday, Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced that she will renew her effort toward passing future gun control legislation in 2018. Failing this last legislative session to pass her anti-gun agenda, Gov. Brown urged legislators in the upcoming session to pass legislation that would allow for an indefinite delay of firearm purchases.
On October 5, the New York Times published an article titled, “Harvey Weinstein Paid Off Sexual Harassment Accusers for Decades.” The piece detailed allegations that the mogul used his position of influence to make unwanted sexual advances towards young women in the movie industry, including movie star Ashley Judd.
Since the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its landmark rulings in District of Columbia v. Heller and McDonald v. Chicago, lower courts across the country have expressed their disagreement with – or downright hostility to – the Second Amendment by distorting or disregarding these rulings to the detriment of gun owners.
Project Veritas’s “American Pravda” series has focused on the media itself, with prior releases including segments on CNN producers and personalities casting doubt on the network’s own narrative about Russian influence in the U.S. presidential election and demeaning the American electorate as “stupid.”
It’s important to celebrate that law-abiding Americans are now closer than they have been in nearly half a century to being able to exercise their firearms freedom in our nation’s capital. That is real progress.
What happens to the 400 million or so firearms already in private hands? How does society actually benefit from his plan? Stephens doesn’t say. He apparently just trusts that things would eventually work themselves out if the government had carte blanche over yet another aspect of Americans’ lives.
Large majorities of Americans support several specific policies intended to limit access to guns, including expanded background checks and restrictions on sales to the mentally ill. But relatively few Americans actually contact public officials to express their views, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in the spring.