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N.C. concealed carry permits soar amid political, safety fears

John Boyle for WCNC reports: Whatever the reason for getting a concealed carry — self-defense, political beliefs about the right to bear arms, worries about terrorism, crime or societal implosion — the numbers of concealed carry permit holders keep rising. That mirrors a national trend... Read More

Alabama Senate approves loaded guns in cars bill

Chris Eger from Guns.com reports: A Senate proposal to allow those without a concealed carry permit to keep a loaded firearm in their vehicle is advancing to the Alabama House. The measure, which passed in an easy 24-4 vote Thursday, will repeal the current prohibition... Read More
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Texas House to take up campus carry ahead of key deadline

Morgan Smith for The Texas Tribune reports: Supporters of campus carry will be fighting against the clock on Tuesday when the Texas House takes up previously delayed legislation requiring public universities and colleges to allow concealed handguns on their campuses. After a month of discussion over... Read More
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If You Support A Law That Is Based On Racism, Are You A Racist?

by John Richardson (Reprinted with permission: No Lawyers – Only Guns and Money) The headline to this post is meant to be provocative. In the last couple of days, I have received numerous emails from gun prohibitionists groups and have seen Everyday Moms for Illegal Mayors launch... Read More
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Responses to Waco Gunfight reveal ignorance of armed citizens’ role

A great observation about the Waco shootout. Greg Camp for Guns.com reports: The recent shootout between biker gangs in Waco, TX has drawn the predictable response from advocates of gun control….press releases from groups who are opposed to gun rights are to be expected.  Those... Read More
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Smart gun company touted by democrats files chapter 11-style restructuring

AWR Hawkins for Breitbart reports: On May 20, smart gun manufacturer Armatix admitted they have entered into “chapter 11-style restructuring proceedings in Germany.” Armatix makes the iP1 smart gun, which Democrats raved about and pushed to mandate as the only gun that could legally be... Read More

Nevada murder trial is latest to test interpretations of ‘stand your ground’ laws across US

Scott Sonner for the Associated Press reports: The idea that a person’s home is their castle and they have the right to kill trespassers has been widely accepted in the U.S. for more than a century. But that broad legal premise has been put to the... Read More
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U.S. Army Raising “Concerns” Over CMP Transfers

U.S. Representative Mike Rogers (R-Alabama) made headlines recently when he introduced an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act of 2015 (H.R. 1735). The amendment allows for the transfer of surplus 1911A1 handguns to the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) for sale to the general public.... Read More
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With little recourse in gun-friendly Va., Arlington resists store opening

Patricia Sullivan for the Washington Post reports: Neighborhood e-mail lists in Arlington County have been burning up for the past week over news that an empty storefront where a weight-reduction salon once stood will open for business selling handguns, rifles, ammunition and gear. Residents of... Read More
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VIDEO: Legally-armed Atlanta man holds carjacker at gunpoint until police arrive

Mr. Hashim Fannin of Atlanta published a video on his YouTube channel showing a recent incident in which he held a carjacker at gunpoint until police arrived. In his post comments, Fannin said that the “clown jumped in my car and tried to rob me…Needless... Read More