San Jose Mercury: Warriors’ Kerr thanks Obama for work on gun control

Warriors coach Steve Kerr during the team’s White House visit discussed with President Barack Obama not only their beloved 1990s Chicago Bulls championship teams, but also gun control. “I thanked him for his work on gun control, which is an important political issue for me... Read More

Star Tribune: Permits to carry a gun soar in Minnesota, with 6,000 permit holders in a month

Permits to carry a gun in Minnesota soared in the month of January, the state’s second largest surge since the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre. Since the beginning of the new year, there have been at least 221,712 active permit holders — a 6,189 increase from... Read More

Sun Sentinel: Gun bills pass the Florida House

The Florida House has passed this session’s two marquee gun bills, one that allows concealed carry permit holders to carry their weapons on college campuses, and another that allows them to openly carry them. But concealed carry permit holders waiting to openly display their firearms... Read More

BREAKING: Fourth Circuit says Maryland “assault weapon” ban may be struck down

Earlier today, a panel of three judges for the federal Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a major decision in a Second Amendment lawsuit out of Maryland that challenges the state’s “Firearm Safety Act” (“FSA”), laws that ban semi-automatic “assault weapons” and firearm magazines that... Read More

Fox News: January gun sales set yet another record

The FBI conducted more gun-related background checks this January than in any other January since the system was created. With 2,545,802 checks processed through the National Instant Background Check System, January 2016 beat the previous record, set in January 2013, by 50,326 checks. Though January’s... Read More

CBS LA: Armed 92-Year-Old San Jacinto Homeowner Scares Off Burglar

A burglar in San Jacinto apparently picked the wrong house to break into Sunday Morning. He was confronted by a 92-year-old homeowner armed with a gun. According to San Jacinto police, the intruder tried to gain forced entry by smashing a door with an ax at a house in... Read More

Guardian: Hillary Clinton stresses gun control as ‘big difference’ of Democratic race

Hillary Clinton attempted to focus voters’ minds on gun control in New Hampshire on Wednesday, saying there was a “big difference” between her and Bernie Sanders on the issue. Speaking alongside former congresswoman Gabby Giffords, who was shot in the head during a public event... Read More

One News Now: Chicago – poster child for Obama’s gun agenda

The Chicago Police Department says the number of homicides in the city during January climbed to 51, making it the bloodiest start to a year in at least 16 years. In fact, 22 more homicides occurred last month than in January 2015 – and the... Read More

CNS News: Federal Lawmakers Urge Conn. Stores to Ban Open Carry of Guns

Even though the state law allows for open carry, federal lawmakers in Connecticut are asking the state’s food retail stores to ban the open carry of guns in their stores. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.) wrote a letter last... Read More

Gunmag: CA School District Has Carry Policy, Despite State Law

Weeks after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill barring concealed weapons on K-12 school grounds, one district in Northern California is reaffirming its policy to allow the practice, and the local police chief agrees, FoxNews reported on Jan. 6. The Anderson Union High School District... Read More