Colorado Courthouse where trial is

Common thread in Aurora, Lacey: gun control failures

Do gun control laws really stop criminals from committing violent crimes? Dave Workman with Examiner.com reports: As the murder trial of accused mass killer James E. Holmes continues today in Colorado, court proceedings against the 16-year-old who faces charges for firing a couple of shots... Read More

“If either change had any effect on human behavior, I never noticed it.”

In AZ, concealed carry was absolutely banned (no permits available) except for peace officers, until, oh, 10-20 years ago….If either change [Arizona’s change from ‘no-issue’ to ‘shall-issue and a subsequent change to ‘Constitutional carry’] had any effect on human behavior, I never noticed it. –... Read More
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Michigan gun group, parent sue Ann Arbor schools over weapons-free policy

Michigan Gun Owners, a pro gun organization, and a Michigan parent are suing the Ann Arbor Public Schools and their Superintendent over a new policy relating to guns on campuses. CBS Detroit reports: “Our ideal situation is that the Ann Arbor school district, and any... Read More
Baltimore, MD Demonstrators

Baltimore Police Chief calls for more Gun Control, NRA predicts citizens will need guns in crisis

By Mike Piccione: In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing for the merits of additional federal gun control on Jan. 30, 2013 Three advocates for additional gun control, one being Baltimore County Police Chief James Johnson,... Read More
ABC7 WJLA Footage of Baltimore Riots

Baltimore: Why the Second Amendment is Absolutely Relevant (and Necessary) Today

Powerful video from ABC 7 News – WJLA on Monday, April 27, 2015: #BREAKINGNEWS — Powerful footage: Kevin Lewis on the ground in the middle of the riot situation in Baltimore. (Sound recommended) http://bit.ly/1Gqd7wp Posted by ABC 7 News – WJLA on Monday, April 27,... Read More

BREAKING: Bans on “Assault Weapons,” Firearm Magazines Can Be Based on Feelings, Rules Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

In a stunning 2-1 decision published today that upheld a City of Highland Park, Illinois ordinance (§136.005 of the City Code) that prohibits the possession of so-called “assault weapons” and “large‐capacity magazines,” Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Frank Easterbrook held that [a]nother constitutional principle is relevant:... Read More
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California ALERT: SB 678 “Smart Gun” Bill Hearing Set For April 28

On Tuesday, April 28, 2015, the Senate Public Safety Committee will hear Senate Bill 678 (Hill, D-San Mateo), a measure that was recently amended from one that created a new crime and “user-authorized” firearm technology mandate into a “smart gun” study bill. Firearms Policy Coalition has... Read More
Assemblyman Luis Alejo

California: FPC Efforts Lead to Critical Amendments of Assembly Bill 443; No Longer Anti-Gun Bill

SACRAMENTO, CA – A California Assembly Bill that would have added “trafficking in firearms or other deadly weapons” and “trafficking in endangered species” to the list of acts which would constitute criminal profiteering activity was amended last week, completely removing two provisions fiercely opposed by Firearms Policy... Read More
Rep. Diane Black (R-TN)

The Hill: Republicans assail race disclosures in gun purchases

By Tim Devaney, The Hill: Gun rights advocates in Congress are up in arms over federally mandated racial disclosures in gun purchases. Republican lawmakers are seeking to roll back a controversial Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) policy that requires people to indicate... Read More

South Carolina House OKs bill ending permits to carry concealed weapons

According to the Associated Press, A bill that would allow South Carolina residents to carry concealed weapons without a permit has passed the House….Rep. Mike Pitts introduced the amendment. The Laurens Republican says it is a good compromise because people would still have to keep... Read More