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Guns.com: ATF Asks What Gun Regulations Need to be ‘Repealed or Replaced’
Citing an agenda from the meeting held in May and June, which the website had obtained, attendants were asked to consider: what impact current regulations have on gun-violence prevention; what regulations need to be “repealed, replaced, or modified;” and what regulations are outdated.
CCW Reciprocity for All - Not Just Congress
One thing that really grinds our gears is when politicians think one group deserves greater access to fundamental rights than another group - whether they’re Republicans or Democrats.
NY Post: Manhattan DA Says "I am Sure ISIS Supports Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill"
“This bill is supported I am sure by ISIS,” Vance told John Catsimatidis on his 970 AM radio show , referring to the Islamic State.
Breitbart: Rep. Thomas Massie: Make Concealed Carry Great Again
But Massie stresses that the correction that needs to take place is not for members of Congress and their staff only, but for every American with a concealed carry permit.
Stop McCarty's Crusade Against CA Carry
Our rights should not be restricted because some legislator has an odd fetish about law-abiding people having the ability to carry concealed weapons.
Daily Caller: D.C. Dem Calls it ‘Insult’ To Say Residents May Want Concealed Carry
“Washington, D.C., is the last place you want to condone or allow concealed-carry weapons,” she told The New York Times Sunday. “They are certainly not going to be successful if I have anything to say about it.”
Bill Pushed by Anti-2A Republican is at Oregon Gov’s Desk
Thanks to the immense pressure you put on the House Rules Committee (over 2,000 emails opposing SB 719 were received), they were forced to quietly and quickly run this bill through at the last minute - but not before some lawmakers argued passionately against it.
Guns.com: Wisconsin Lawmakers want Gun Safety Classes in Schools
The bill, AB 427, would move the state Department of Public Instruction to develop a firearm education course for Wisconsin high school students.
KCRA: Stockton Program would Pay Men Not to Shoot Each Other
The city is exploring a couple options in the hopes of curbing the number of violent crimes in the city.
Guns.com: Court Dismisses Texas Professors’ Attempt to Block Campus Carry
A federal judge last week refused a lawsuit by three University of Texas professors who do not want legal concealed carry in their classes.
Washington Examiner: 2017 is Second Biggest Year for Gun Sales Ever, Might Top 2016
New gun background check data released Thursday by the FBI revealed that 12,601,102 checks have already taken place this year. Background checks are seen as a good gauge of gun sales, though not all sales have to go through the system and some sales are rejected.
Guns.com: Bill Exempting CHL Holders from Gun-Free Zones Passes Ohio House
Termed the Decriminalization Effort for Ending Notorious Deaths Act by its sponsor, HB 233 states that members of the military or those with a carry permit would not be guilty of violating most areas deemed gun-free.
Washington Post: Gun-Control Advocates Pushed Back a Tough Year at the State Level, and They’ll Take the Win
And advocates say being able to stop gun rights bills before they become law is a marker that their still-nascent movement can go up against the fully formed pro-gun movement — and win.
Salem Ramming Through Anti-2A SB 719
SB 719, which was “gut-and-stuffed” to allow gun owners to be disarmed through secret judicial hearings based on unopposed testimony, was passed out of the Rules Committee and on to the House Floor on July 3rd--- when they thought no one was looking.
The Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America
When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
Impromptu Oregon Committee Meeting Held to Pass Gun Control Measure
It is urgent that you contact your representatives immediately to oppose the bill.
Guns.com: Florida Dropping CCW Costs for its 1.7 Million Carriers
Initial license fees will drop from $60 to $55 and renewals from $50 to $45.
California DOJ Sued for Hiding “Assault Weapon” Regulations, Violating California Constitution and Public Records Act
“When the Department of Justice denied us access to their submitted regulations and told me that they were not available for public inspection, I was outraged and insulted,” said Craig DeLuz, FPC’s California lobbyist and a spokesperson for the organizations. “Those who claim to enforce the law should be expected to follow it.”
AP: Czech Lawmakers OK's Gun Holders' Right to Defend Country
The lower house of the Czech Parliament has approved a constitutional amendment that gives legal gun owners a right to participate in the country's defense.
Guns.com: Tacoma Removes Taser Ban after Urging from 2nd Amendment Group
The vote follows the Firearms Policy Coalition pressing the city to remove ordinances against the sale, manufacturing, purchasing, possessing or carrying of any “electroshock device” by a law-abiding resident, visitor or traveler.
FPC Scores 2A Win: Tacoma, WA Overturns Taser Ban
“The City of Tacoma did the right thing here,” said FPC President Brandon Combs. “Our staff and attorneys are already reviewing regulations in other cities and states for legal violations. By no means is our work done yet.”
Townhall: Last Year’s Gun Control Sit-in May Have Democrats in Hot Water With Ethics Committee
For instance, during the protest, Lujan’s campaign sent out emails to supporters asking for donations.
Guns.com: Judge Upholds St. Louis Zoo’s Gun Ban
St. Louis Circuit Judge Joan Moriarty said the zoo qualifies as a gun-free zone under state law because it serves as both an educational facility — with a preschool and multiple children’s programs serving more than 486,000 students annually — and a gated amusement park.
Breitbart: CA Sheriff Says No Plan to Force Compliance with ‘High Capacity’ Magazine Ban
According to the Sacramento Bee, Bosenko said the new law effectively makes “law-abiding citizens into criminals” while doing nothing to stop criminals from continuing to prey on law-abiding citizens.