When two home invaders put a gun to a woman’s head, her son fought back, deputies said. One intruder was fatally shot and a second was critically wounded Tuesday morning during a home invasion in a Pine Hills neighborhood, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said.
People ask me why I'm such an ardent gun-rights supporter.My answer: Because I believe in making laws that make sense, or that are at least based in reality.
Other notable speakers include former GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina, former UN ambassador John Bolton, Maine Gov. Paul LePage and National Rifle Association (NRA) head Wayne LaPierre.
Gun Owners’ Action League Executive Director Jim Wallace said New Hampshire becoming the next “Constitutional Carry” state shows exactly how much Massachusetts is lacking on gun rights.“It shows the rest of the nation is going in a direction that Massachusetts simply won’t go,” Wallace told the Herald. “As the rest of the country starts to move forward, I think eventually Massachusetts, like the rest of the country, will have to see the light.”
It’s now legal to carry a concealed, loaded gun in New Hampshire without a license.In his first bill signing since taking office, Republican Gov. Chris Sununu signed so-called constitutional carry into law Wednesday.
Gov. Kate Brown called for new, stricter gun control measures Tuesday during a press conference with Democratic legislators, Multnomah County Sheriff Mike Reese and family members of murder victims.
Tomorrow, the Montana House of Representatives is scheduled to consider and vote on House Bill 494 on third reading.
Today, the House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee passed House Bill 237. This flawed legislation now heads to the House floor where it will await full consideration.
Yesterday, Governor Brown along with Majority Leaders, Rep. Jennifer Williamson (D-36) and Sen. Ginny Burdick (D-18), held a press conference announcing their support for another bill to infringe upon your Second Amendment rights.
Legislation banning the sale of ivory and ivory product has been introduced in the General Assembly and has already been scheduled for a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Friday, February 24, at 11:00am at Temple University. Please consider attending the hearing to voice opposition to HB 248. Hearing details can be found below. If you cannot attend the hearing, please contact members of the House Judiciary Committee and urge them to oppose this misguided bill!
With the 2017 legislative session underway, anti-gun legislators have introduced bills to deliberately attack your Second Amendment rights. Assembly Bill 65, authored by state Representative Terese Berceau and state Representative Chris Taylor, and Senate Bill 34, authored by state Senator LaTonya Johnson and state Senator Tim Carpenter, are companion bills which would expand background checks to all sales and transfers of firearms in the state of Wisconsin. Assembly Bill 74, authored by state Representative Chris Taylor and state Representative Terese Berceau, would reinstate the recently repealed 48-hour waiting period for handgun purchases.
Multiple self-defense bills are heading to the Governor’s desk and awaiting action.
Today, the House Judiciary Committee heard and passed House Bill 1200 by a 9-3 vote.
Friday, February 17, marked the deadline for bill introductions in California. A number of firearm- and hunting-related bills have been introduced. Below is a review of what is to come this session. There are also a number of bills we are actively monitoring that could become problematic as the session progresses and amendments are made. It’s important for gun owners and Second Amendment supporters to stay diligent and engaged.
Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court’s opinions in Heller and McDonald, many of the lower U.S. courts have been making up their own rules when it comes to the Second Amendment. Tuesday’s outrageous opinion by the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Kolbe v. Hogan is yet another example of this. In that case, nine of out fourteen judges ruled that America’s most popular types of rifles, banned in the state of Maryland, have no Second Amendment protection.
Today, Senator Robin Webb (D-18) offered a strike and insert amendment to constitutional/permitless carry legislation, Senate Bill 7.
Multiple pro-gun bills were introduced this week in the West Virginia Legislature that seek to provide protections to West Virginians who choose to carry a firearm for self-defense.
The 10-to-4 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit vacates an earlier panel decision that cast doubt on the constitutionality of the ban that is similar to laws in seven states, including California, Connecticut and New Jersey.
Local legislators agree with waves of constituents and law enforcement officials who have called in opposing a bill moving through the Legislature titled “Background Checks for Gun Transfers.” In both houses, local legislators believe the background checks in the bill go too far for Grant County gun owners.
The Indiana House has approved a bill to allow those protected by an order of protection to carry handguns without a license.The measure by Rep. Sean Eberhart passed Tuesday on a 71-26 vote and now heads to the Senate.