Indiana: Seriously, Evansville. Settle the zoo/gun lawsuit.

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.

Australia: Gun shop billboard triggers complaints

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.

State Attorneys General Back National Concealed Carry Reciprocity

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.

California: Sign Up for Upcoming NRA and CRPA Webinars Regarding California “Assault Weapon” Laws

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.

Pennsylvania: Your Action Needed on Critical Preemption Bills

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. 

NRA Applauds Trump Administration for Restoring Access to Utah Public Lands

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. 

House lines up vote on Right-to-Carry bill

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.

NRA may see major legislative win with concealed carry bill

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.

Right-to-Carry reciprocity a no-brainer

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.

Homeowner Shoots Intruder As Chihuahua Acts As Guard Dog

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.

Off-duty CPD officer fires shots during attempted robbery in Beverly

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.