Sen. John Rodgers

Lawmakers go for gun suppressors

Terri Hallenbeck, for Seven Days Vermont reported yesterday: Friday, Rep. Patrick Brennan (R-Colchester)… [tried] to find new life for a bill that would legalize the use of gun suppressors. The devices — also known as silencers — can prevent hearing damage and make peace with... Read More

Detriot Free Press guest writer: make the right decision about guns in schools

Kristen Moore, a guest writer for the Detroit Free Press wrote this short opinion piece on the increasingly controversial school safety debate. Her stance is consistent with many other gun-control advocates, who continue to forget that violent criminals usually don’t care about what the law... Read More
Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ)

House Dems want verification, reporting of online ammo sales

Chris Eger for reports: A proposal would impose a national mandate that those buying ammunition online verify their ID in person with a licensed dealer and report sales over 1,000 rounds to the U.S. Attorney General’s office. The bill, a update of failed 2013... Read More
Cincinnati Police Car

13 arrests made in Cincinnati in sweep to reduce gun violence

After a recent surge of violence in the city, police are taking action to resolve the problem. reports: After a spike in gun violence, particularly on Cincinnati’s west side, Cincinnati police are taking action. A more than two dozen warrants were served in some... Read More
Cop Cars

Homeowner shoots suspect trying to get into his house

WMC Action News 5 reported on Wednesday that a Memphis homeowner shot an intruder who broke into his home in the middle of the night. The report noted: A home invasion suspect is at Regional Medical Center in critical condition after police say he broke into... Read More
Woman Fires on Armed Robbers in Her Home

VIDEO: Woman Opens Fire on Armed Robbers in Her Home

“These three burglars picked the wrong house to rob that night. Little did they know this woman was armed and ready to protect her house while her man slept. She sent them running away with two shots and the entire ordeal was captured on security... Read More
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin Interview

Lawmakers may seek to override governor’s veto of gun reform bill, again

Despite bipartisan support, Oklahoma Governor Fallin vetoed an intriguing piece of legislation. Chris Eger from reports: At the urging of Second Amendment groups, Oklahoma lawmakers could soon move to challenge Republican Gov. Mary Fallin over gun rights. This comes just days after Fallin dropped... Read More
Orem Police

Utah man who shot would-be carjacker will not be charged

Brady McCombs for the Associated Press reported this morning: A man who shot and killed a would-be carjacker outside a Utah grocery store will not face criminal charges, prosecutors have ruled. The shooter acted within the bounds of Utah law when he intervened after hearing... Read More
Senator Wolk (D-Davis)

Move to ban concealed carry at California schools advances

Chris Eger for reports: Buoyed by support from police lobby groups who were granted exceptions, a Senate bill to prohibit carry of concealed weapons on school campuses in California is gaining traction. Currently, the California Gun Free School Act, which bans guns on campuses... Read More
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Smart guns: quotes from heated debate

As debates over the feasibility and effectiveness of “smart guns” continue to grow in frequency and intensity, it is worthwhile to take a backseat for a few minutes and read some noteworthy quotes from these debates. Joni Gommo from Newsmax notes a few of them: Here... Read More