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Time for Congress to stop D.C.’s anti-gun shenanigans

Bob Barr from TownHall.com has some good observations about D.C.’s anti-gun policies, especially in light of the recent ruling on their concealed carry requirements. He notes: Since the landmark 2008 Heller v. District of Columbia case, which Second-Amendment lawyer Alan Gura argued before the Supreme... Read More
Waco Shooting

Law professor bashes 2nd Amendment in Op-Ed

John Traphagan, a professor of religious studies and anthropology at the University of Texas, wrote the following in response to recent incidents: There is no need for a civilized society to tolerate the type of gun-related violence that Americans seem to accept as normal. The... Read More

Astroturf v. grassroots: The ‘rights versus regulations’ battle continues

The ongoing fight over gun legislation is real. Dave Workman for Examiner.com wrote yesterday: While the well-funded Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility (WAGR) is planning its third annual fund-raising luncheon next month – and today sent out an e-mail reminder – the financially lean Protect Our... Read More
Richard Martinez

Fathers speak on gun safety, control

Two fathers of victims of the 2014 Isla Vista shootings spoke out recently in favor of more expansive gun control measures in yet another attempt to increase gun regulation in the hope of achieving gun safety. Cheryl Sun for the Daily Nexus reports: Fathers of... Read More

The Wearing of the Orange: What gun owners can do about this new/old anti-gun tactic

Greg Camp for Guns.com reports: Everytown for Gun Safety, an organization formed from a coalition of Michael Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Shannon Watts’ Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, has announced the 2nd of June as a day to wear orange... Read More
conceal carry weapon

“An Act to Regulate the Sale of Concealed Weapons in North Carolina” – Part I

by John Richardson (Reprinted with permission: No Lawyers – Only Guns and Money) The North Carolina House of Representatives passed HB 1318 on March 10, 1919 and ushered in what we now call the pistol purchase permit system. Attempts to overturn this 96-year old law failed in... Read More

Guns shows highlight states’ differing laws on firearms

It’s amazing how gun laws vary even between bordering states. Matt Drange, for the Center for Investigative Reporting, writes: The Cow Palace has hosted the Beatles, The Who, the Rolling Stones and Nirvana, but on a recent Saturday afternoon, the cavernous hall near San Francisco... Read More
CSI in Waco

Groups call for tighter gun laws following Texas biker gang shootout

In the wake of the Waco gang shootout on Sunday, gun control advocates were demanding action in favor of more gun restrictions. Jennifer Cruz for Guns.com reports: Twenty-four hours after nine people were killed and an additional 18 were injured during a gunfight between rival... Read More

BREAKING: Washington, D.C. “May Issue” Handgun Carry License Law is Unconstitutional, Rules Federal Court Today

A little over three months after Brian Wrenn, two other law-abiding gun owners, and the Second Amendment Foundation asked a federal court to stop Washington, D.C. from enforcing one of its new handgun carry license laws, Senior United States District Court Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr., issued a... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Re-Lists Jackson v. San Francisco for 4th Time

Earlier today, the United States Supreme Court “relisted” the Jackson v. San Francisco petition for certiorari (request for review) for the fourth consecutive time. The Jackson petition is now scheduled for the Court’s May 21 conference. Your Firearms Policy Coalition filed an amicus brief in support of... Read More