WaPo: Scott Walker to sign legislation expanding gun rights in Wisconsin

Jenna Johnson for The Washington Post reports: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) plans to sign two new laws on Wednesday that expand the rights of gun owners by removing a 48-hour waiting period for those looking to purchase a firearm and allowing off-duty or retired police... Read More

White House: “You don’t need an assault weapon to go hunting”

Reports Charlie Spiering of Breitbart.com: White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest defended President Obama’s comments on gun control in recent days, reminding reporters that the president supported a ban on assault rifles. “You don’t need an assault weapon to go hunting, it certainly is not... Read More

D.C. Circuit: Let’s Go To Trial on Nonresident Citizen Gun Purchase Ban

In a 2-1 opinion published today, Senior D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge A. Raymond Randolph said that: the [District of Columbia] district court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of the United States is vacated with respect to plaintiff Dearth and plaintiff Second Amendment Foundation, Inc. (insofar as its... Read More

WaPo: Manchin, Toomey both interested in reviving gun control push

Reports Colby Itkowitz of the Washington Post: In the wake of the Charleston shooting, Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) are considering ways to renew their failed push to pass meaningful gun control legislation. In separate interviews Tuesday night, at a reception before... Read More
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AP: Appeals court says US citizen abroad can challenge gun ban

The Associated Press reports: A federal appeals court says a U.S. citizen living in Canada should have a trial to challenge a federal law that bans people living outside the country from buying guns when they come back to visit. The U.S. Court of Appeals... Read More

St. Louis Zoo no-gun policy remains in place while activist prepares case

Joel Currier for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports: An Ohio man who believes everyone has a constitutional right to openly carry a gun into the St. Louis Zoo has been given a two-month extension to mount his legal argument in court. Jeffry Smith, 56, a... Read More

Detroit restaurant employee shoots robber, saves customers

Derick Hutchinson for ClickOnDetroit.com report: A worker at a Detroit Coney Island shot and killed a robber Sunday morning after the man walked into the restaurant with a gun and announced a robbery in front of customers. Police say the robber was an adult man... Read More

Guns.com: Keep a lookout for bogus Form 4s warns ATF

Max Slowik for Guns.com reports on a new scam impacting FFLs: The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has put out a general alert to the public to keep an eye out for fraudulent tax registration forms being used to swindle would-be buyers of... Read More

Two Mississippi men open carry in Walmart, narrowly avoid violent misunderstanding

WLOX News reports: Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania held a press conference Monday afternoon to discuss a situation that had many Walmart shoppers terrified Sunday evening. “That’s not normal.” That’s what Papania said about two men who went into Walmart, Winn Dixie and Krispy Kreme... Read More

Letter: Gun control is “illegal,” “immoral” and “impossible”

Thomas Knapp, the director and senior news analyst at the William Lloyd Garrison Center for Libertarian Advocacy Journalism wrote an opinion piece for MuscatineJournal.com on President Obama and Hillary Clinton’s recent comments on Charleston and their demands for gun control: To steal a line from Obama himself, let me... Read More