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Supreme Court Declines to Take Carry Case, but Gorsuch Casts a Solidly Pro-Gun Vote

Gun owners received disappointing news on Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that effectively let stand California’s “may-issue” permitting regime. The upshot of this decision is that law-abiding Californians in many areas of the state will be effectively denied the right to “bear” arms in public for self-defense. 

Suspect shot trying to rob gun shop

Authorities are searching for the man who attempted to rob a Brooklyn gun shop Wednesday morning, only to get shot by the shop owner. The suspect was believed to be hit, as he left a trail of blood behind, but police have, thus far, been unable to locate him.

Iowa: Critical Self-Defense Law Takes Effect July 1!

Tomorrow, July 1, the provisions of House File 517, go into effect.  Thanks to your active involvement last session, this bill was signed by Governor Branstad on April 23, 2017.  HF 517 marks a step forward in protecting the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding Iowans across the Hawkeye State.

President Donald Trump’s ‘feds’ arrive in Chicago to fight gun crime

In January, President Donald Trump tweeted that he’d “send in the Feds!” to Chicago, citing the city’s miserable statistics on shootings.Well, his administration did just that.On Thursday, authorities confirmed that about 20 additional agents with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have been sent to Chicago to combat gun violence here.

California: Judge Rules Law Takes Away Second Amendment Rights

California's efforts to strengthen what already are some of the nation's strictest gun laws took two blows this week, the latest coming when a federal judge blocked a law set to take effect Saturday that would have barred gun owners from possessing high-capacity ammunition magazines.

Cost of Right-to-Carry Permits Goes Down in Florida

The fee to apply or renew concealed weapons permits in Florida is going down $5.Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam — whose agency is in charge of concealed carry permits — announced the change Thursday.

Once Again, Jorge Ramos Smears Lawful Gun Owners

It happened again...this time, on a warm summer morning at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia. A deranged Bernie Sanders supporter took it upon himself to open fire upon Republican members of Congress, leaving several severely wounded in his wake. And Univision anchor Jorge Ramos wasted no time in reeling off yet another screed in support of gun control.

California: Federal Judge Grants Request to Stay Enforcement of California’s Magazine Ban

Today, attorneys for the California Rifle & Pistol Association, supported by the National Rifle Association, obtained an important injunction in the case of Duncan v. Becerra, a federal lawsuit challenging California’s restrictions against standard capacity magazines. The injunction prevents California from enforcing the recently enacted ban against the mere possession of magazines capable of holding more than ten rounds, while the case is pending.

19-year-old shoots man trying to break into apartment

Police said a teenager shot and killed a man Monday as he attempted to break into the teen’s apartment in DeKalb County, Georgia. Malik Hyatt, 19, told police he heard someone banging on the door of his apartment and trying to kick it in early Monday morning.  Hyatt said he looked through the peephole and saw a man he did not know with something by his side. He told his 22-year-old sister to go to her room, grabbed a gun and shot through the door twice.

Suspect hospitalized after reported attempted robbery turned shooting

A man has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after an attempted robbery led to a shooting, according to Sgt. Shelton with Birmingham Police. The incident took place on the 1300 block of Pike Road, where the suspect was shot three times in the course of allegedly committing the robbery and taken to Princeton Hospital, according to police. At this time, there is no one in custody. WIAT will bring you more details as they emerge.

More educators taking gun training classes

Nearly a third of the country, a total of 18 states, allows adults to carry a loaded gun on school grounds, with certain permissions. But ever since the Sandy Hook shootings in 2012, in which 20 children and six adults were shot dead, some states have pushed for safety training initiatives for teachers to learn how to properly fire a weapon and prevent any threats to the classroom.

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