Ohio lawmakers are looking at cutting the penalties for concealed-carry permit holders who don’t tell police that they have a weapon when they’re detained by authorities.
Utah lawmakers voted Wednesday to move forward with legislation that could potentially raise fees for drivers' licenses and concealed firearm permits.
As soon as the Hearing Protection Act was put forward on Jan. 9, 2017, leftists came out of the woodwork to criticize and misconstrue the goals of those who supported removing suppressors from the auspices of the National Firearms Act (1934). They did this by trying to control the language of the debate—using the word "silencer" instead of "suppressor."
Most concealed-carry permit holders understand the potential pitfalls of traveling with a firearm, given the outrageous patchwork of state laws involved in even a short interstate trip. And while we haven’t posted much about reciprocity of late, important national concealed-carry reciprocity legislation is still in play and needs your help now to gain passage.
Law-abiding gun owners are tired of reading articles from elitist writers who want nothing more than to eliminate gun ownership in America. The latest example was Dana Milbank’s Sept. 11 piece, “The NRA’s idea of recreation: Assault rifles, armor-piercing bullets and silencers.”
Aides to President Donald Trump are completing a plan to shift oversight of international non-military firearms sales from the State Department to the Commerce Department, four officials told Reuters.
Concealed weapons could be carried in Wisconsin without a permit under a "right-to-carry" bill headed to the state Senate for a vote as soon as next month.
California significantly tightened its firearms restrictions last year when it enacted a broad package of bills regulating ammunition sales, expanding the state’s prohibition on assault weapons and banning the possession of high-capacity magazines. Those laws are currently being challenged in court by gun rights groups.
South Dakotans still like their guns.Whether it is a continued growth in concealed carry permits or the sales of hunting rifles, gun interests remain strong, those who track the industry say.
Under the amendments, anyone who is under a protective order from family or district court would be required to surrender his or her guns within 24 hours of being notified.
Billionaire anti-gunner Michael Bloomberg is at it again, pledging to spend $1 million through his gun control group Everytown for Gun Safety in an attempt to impact Virginia’s upcoming elections for governor and attorney general.
Today, Substitute House Bill 142 passed the Ohio state House Committee on Federalism and Interstate Relations with a vote of 9-2. This bill will reform the requirement that a concealed handgun licensee notify a law enforcement officer that they are carrying a concealed handgun when stopped for a law enforcement purpose, like a routine traffic stop. Substitute HB 142 will nowhead to the House floor for consideration. Please contact your representative and urge them to SUPPORT this important Right to Carry legislation. Click the “Take Action” button below to contact your representative.
Today, Senate Bill 169 passed the Senate Judiciary Committee with a vote of 3-2. SB 169 would 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. SB 169 will now head to the Senate floor for consideration. 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.
This Friday, September 22nd at 7 pm at the Von Braun Center Arena in Huntsville, President Donald Trump will be holding a rally for Luther Strange! Doors open at 4pm. Please plan to attend! To register for the event, please click HERE.
For those unfazed by conflicts of interest, maybe gun control is more persuasive. The Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund vowed to spend $1 million to assist Virginia Democrats, $450,000 of which will go directly to aiding Northam’s campaign.
The race has also been a battleground over gun control, with the National Rifle Association endorsing Gillespie. On the other side of the issue, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund says it will spend $700,000 for Northam. A spokesman for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, which has vouched for Northam, said it is also “looking into some opportunities” to run advertisements in October.
Law-abiding gun owners are tired of reading articles from elitist advocates for gun control. The latest example was Dana Milbank’s Sept. 12 Washington Sketch column, “Sportsmen rejoice! Kevlar won’t save those turkeys.”
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke signed an order Friday to expand hunting and fishing on public lands, parks, and monuments while enhancing conservation and wildlife management.
Amid terror surge, police wonder whether more than the current 5% of officers should carry guns.
Todd said gun safety and the NRA in general have become very politicized, but she doesn't want that to deter anyone from the Eddie Eagle program."A lot of people see the NRA and assume the program is just designed to get kids interested in guns, but it's the exact opposite — it's telling them to stay away," Todd said. "It's all about safety, there's no political agenda."