I’m sure you remember it. In September of that year, an Evansville man named Benjamin Magenheimer sauntered into Mesker with a handgun strapped to his hip. Security tossed him out, and he filed suit, knowing that a recently passed state law barring local municipalities from regulating guns would give him the upper-hand.And he was right. As long as you’re not creating a disturbance – which Magenheimer swears he wasn’t — you can take your gun into any public place you wish. There’s nothing the city can do about it because this is Indiana, baby.
The gun shop owner behind a controversial billboard says he doesn't know what all the fuss is about.If nothing else, the festively-themed advertisement for Gun World has succeeded in getting attention.
In a recent Facebook Post, Congressman Thomas Massie (KY-4) included several inaccurate statements about H.R. 4477, the Fix-NICS bill. Below are some facts to set the record straight:
Gun-rights supporters are eyeing a big win this week as a bill that would make concealed-carry permits valid across state lines heads to the House floor.
The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act is currently making its way through the House. It is expected to be voted out of Committee and onto the House floor. If passed, which would also require 60 votes in the Senate, the legislation will allow individuals to travel across state lines with their lawfully issued permits.
On Tuesday, December 19, and on Thursday, December 21, NRA and CRPA will be host a two-part webinar regarding California’s recently enacted “assault weapon” restrictions. Specifically, the webinars will address options other than registration which are available to California gun owners who are now in possession of a firearm classified as an “assault weapon” under Senate Bill 880 and Assembly Bill 1135.
With December already upon us, there are only a few more days remaining in the 2017 legislative session and neither Senate Bill 5 nor House Bill 671 have made it to the Governor’s desk. As reported earlier in the year, local governments such as in Harrisburg, Lancaster, Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia continue to violate the current preemption law and your town could be next.
The National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today applauded President Trump and Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s decision to restore access to public lands in Utah. President Trump announced today he intends to shrink the size of the Bears Ears and the Grand-Staircase Escalante national monuments spanning millions of acres in Utah. The two national monuments were among 27 that President Trump ordered Interior Secretary Zinke to review earlier this year.
The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 (H.R. 38) will be up for a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday, December 6. Please contact your U.S. Representative TODAY and ask him/her to vote for H.R. 38!
Republicans lined up a vote next week in the House on making it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines.
This week the House is expected to pass a bill, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, that would allow gun owners with a state-issued concealed carry permit to carry a handgun in any state that allows concealed weapons.
House Republicans are preparing to vote in the days ahead to loosen gun laws.
Law-abiding gun owners know about fellow gun owners who crossed state lines and unwittingly became criminals for breaking a law they didn’t know existed. A North Carolina resident was arrested for having his firearm while driving to New Jersey to help with Hurricane Sandy. A single mom from Pennsylvania spent years fighting to stay out of prison after driving with her firearm into another state. A man from Tennessee was arrested in Delaware after he was stopped for speeding. The stories are countless.
The number of pistol permits registered with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office saw a sizeable spike last year.
An Orange County minister thwarted a break-in at his church on Thursday and was able to help apprehend a suspect by shooting out a tire on a fleeing car, authorities said Friday.
A "beware of dog" sign posted on a tree near the driveway probably should have been the intruders' first warning to stay away. Now, a Calumet Township man says he believes he shot and wounded an armed intruder who attempted to break into his house late Tuesday.
No one was injured when an off-duty Chicago Police officer fired shots during an attempted armed robbery Friday night in the Beverly neighborhood on the Far South Side. The officer was walking at 7:04 p.m. in the 2200 block of West 101st Street when a male approached and demanded money at gunpoint, according to preliminary information from Chicago Police. The officer then fired shots, and the suspect ran off.
Two men were shot after an apparent home invasion. Around 6:45 a.m. Friday morning, emergency crews rushed to Powell Road near State Route 73.
Two Harnett County elementary schools were placed on lockdown after two masked men got in a shootout with a homeowner during a robbery attempt late Friday morning.
A St. Louis pizza driver shot a 17-year-old youth who police said was one of two suspects trying to rob him during a delivery Thursday night.