Uber changes policy to ban guns

Lynn La for CNet.com reports: Uber, the ride-hailing company based in San Francisco, has reworked its legal policies to include a ban on firearm possession by its drivers and passengers. “We seek to ensure that everyone using the Uber digital platform…feels safe and comfortable,” the new... Read More

Rolling Stone writer blames Republicans for “weaponizing” supporters

Leave it to liberal commentators to not only politicize the Charleston shootings, but use it to attack conservatives and gun owners specifically. Jeb Lund, writing for Rolling Stone magazine openly blamed Republicans for having “weaponized” their supporters – leading to incidents like Dylann Roof’s massacre in... Read More

WP: Ted Cruz says democrats using Charleston as ‘excuse’ to take away gun rights

Katie Zezima for the Washington Post reports: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) said Friday that Democrats are using the shooting deaths of nine people in a Charleston, S.C., African American church as an “excuse” to try to roll back gun rights. “It’s sad to see the Democrats... Read More

Sacramento Bee: Obama urges mayors to back gun control

Marissa Lang for the Sacramento Bee reports: President Barack Obama implored hundreds of U.S. mayors on Friday to refuse to accept gun violence and mass shootings as “the new normal” and combat killings with stricter gun control laws. In his second call for tighter gun... Read More

Coinbase: No Bitcoins for Gun-Related Retailers

Said Tilden Smith of 80% Arms, who helped us rally gun owners to successfully oppose California’s SB 808 “Ghost Gun” ban last year, writes: We are a licensed FFL, although at this time we focus on manufacturing 80% lowers and fireams accessories. We do not... Read More

Australian stand-up comic mocks America’s Second Amendment

Ana Swanson for the Washington Post shared a link to a video of an Australian stand-up comedian and his comments regarding the Second Amendment. She writes: Australian comedian Jim Jefferies says in a hilarious stand-up routine, the real reason gun owners want guns is just because... Read More

SC Representative says now is not the time for gun debate

Kimberly Atkins from the Boston Herald reports: As President Obama renewed the call for gun control after this week’s deadly South Carolina church massacre, South Carolina lawmakers from both parties pushed back, saying it is not the time for that debate. “We don’t have all... Read More
Gun Appreciation Day

Idaho open-carry rally scheduled for Sat., June 20th

DeSiree Fawn for KMVT News reports: An Op-Ed article in the Idaho Mountain Express newspaper has triggered an armed protest. A group called III% Idaho is organizing a rally to protest an Op-Ed article from June 10th, “Shame Could Control Guns Better than New Laws.”... Read More
Concealed Carry

Several anti-gun bills under consideration in Rhode Island General Assembly

Richard August of the Providence Journal reports: Twenty-nine firearms-related bills were introduced in this session of the [Rhode Island] General Assembly. Two of these can be termed gun friendly and one, having to do with poaching elephants, has nothing to do with firearms. The rest... Read More

Proposed legislation would expand concealed weapons in Ohio

The Associated Press reports: Concealed weapons would be permitted in places such as colleges and day cares and on private aircraft, under legislation approved by an Ohio House committee Wednesday. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Ron Maag, a Republican from Lebanon, still permits those places... Read More