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Boston Globe: Local NRA group calls for state to review ‘gun-free zones’

Steve Annear for the Boston Globe reports: The local affiliate of the National Rifle Association is calling for a statewide review of properties and facilities where people are barred from carrying weapons for the purposes of self defense, arguing that existing laws may not fully... Read More
Concealed Carry Ohio group plans civil disobedience of Cleveland’s new gun laws

Chris Eger for reports: In violation of a new city ordinance banning the sale of firearms without informing police, a gun rights group is planning to make their voices heard even if it results in being arrested. Earlier this year the city passed a series of... Read More
U.S. Representative Rep. Scott Rigell

70 sign on to Rigell’s call for lifting gun ban

Bill Bartel for The Virginian-Pilot reports: Supported by 70 signatures from members of Congress, Rep. Scott Rigell sent a letter Wednesday to Defense Secretary Ash Carter requesting that he end a Pentagon prohibition on military personnel carrying firearms to and from defense installations. The Virginia... Read More

Teen’s homemade “flying gun” is not illegal, says ATF

CBS News reports: A video showing a controversial “flying gun” is raising new concerns among law enforcement agencies about potential threats from drones, but the Connecticut teenager who built the device may not have violated any laws, reports CBS News correspondent Mark Albert. Austin Haughwout,... Read More

U.S. Attorney General: Grand jury charges Dylann Roof with “hate crimes”

U.S. Attorney General Lynch announced yesterday: We are here today to announce that a federal grand jury in South Carolina has returned a 33-count indictment against Dylann Storm Roof, charging him with federal hate crimes and firearms charges for killing and attempting to kill African-American... Read More

Gun-control advocates target domestic violence

Heidi Przybyla for the Portland Press Herald reports: Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Michigan Rep. Debbie Dingell are pressing legislation to take guns out of the hands of men who abuse women. On Wednesday, Dingell introduced a bill along with a Republican, Robert Dold of... Read More
Police officers enter the Armed Forces Career Center ‘SEMPER FI’ bill will allow military recruiters to carry on station

Jared Morgan for reports: A new bill introduced by Republican lawmakers this week will allow military personnel to carry weapons at recruitment centers across the country. In the wake of the fatal shooting of five Marines and sailors at a recruiting station in Chattanooga,... Read More

Opinion: Obama’s Social Security gun grab is an overreach

Pittsburgh’s Tribune-Review reports: There’s a big difference between being unable to handle one’s finances — a common plight for senior citizens — and posing genuine danger to oneself or others. Congress must ensure that the Obama administration makes that distinction as it seeks to restrict... Read More

Ammoland: Massachusetts Gun Owners’ Action League Sets Sights On Gun Free Zones reports: The Gun Owners Action League of Massachusetts (GOAL) announced that today it filed new legislation, “An Act Relative to ‘Gun Free’ Zones”, to address the dangers of gun free zones and increase the ability for citizens to defend themselves. This important legislation was... Read More

Anti-gun groups organize forum on “gun violence” at South Carolina high school

Dave Munday for the Post and Courier reports: A forum on stopping gun violence is set for Sunday at Summerville High School. “A Teachable Moment: Keeping Families Safe in the Aftermath of the Emanuel 9” is from 4 to 7 p.m. at Summerville High School.... Read More