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Missouri Democrats Introduce Bill That Would Require “Assault Weapons” be Turned Over to State

Missouri Democrats Introduce Bill That Would Require “Assault Weapons” be Turned Over to State

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GunsSaveLives.net   Wait, I thought all of the anti-gun folks keep saying, “Don’t worry, no one is talking about confiscation of your guns.” Well, apparently Missouri Democrats are. The Missouri state legislature is strongly Republican controlled so the bill is likely to go nowhere, but it’s further proof that the…

Who’s packing? Pistol permits issued to 10% of adults in Jefferson, Shelby counties Alabama

Who’s packing? Pistol permits issued to 10% of adults in Jefferson, Shelby counties Alabama

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Al.com By Carol Robinson     Look around. For every 10 people you see in Jefferson and Shelby counties, one just might be packing. Legally, that is. Ten percent of adults in Jefferson County, and 10.4 percent in Shelby, hold pistol permits issued by the sheriff’s departments in those counties, according…

Counties Begin Push-Back Against State’s Prohibition of Stronger Gun-Control

Counties Begin Push-Back Against State’s Prohibition of Stronger Gun-Control

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FlaglerLive.com By Jim Saunders   A Leon County circuit judge Wednesday said two South Florida counties can pursue a legal challenge against Gov. Rick Scott about a state crackdown on local gun restrictions, though the House and Senate will be dropped from the case. Palm Beach County commissioners late last…

October 2012 Political Report: Colorado Tragedy Leads to Proposed Ammo and Magazine Limits

October 2012 Political Report: Colorado Tragedy Leads to Proposed Ammo and Magazine Limits

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NRA-ILA By Chris W. Cox   Like the rest of the nation, all of us at the NRA were shocked and saddened by the tragedy in Aurora, Colo., this past July. We quickly issued a statement that our thoughts and prayers were with the victims, their families and the community,…

CU-Boulder law student defends right to carry gun on campus

CU-Boulder law student defends right to carry gun on campus

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DailyCamera.com By Brittany Anas   Katherine Whitney is a polished second-year law student at the University of Colorado, with internship experience at the state Court of Appeals. A Boulder resident, she’s a vegetarian and climber, and she holds an elected position as financial officer in the law school student government.…

Nationally and locally, civilian militias have a new look

Nationally and locally, civilian militias have a new look

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Herald-Tribune By Lee Williams   Amelia Foxwell is the new face of citizen militias in Florida. At 33, the Sarasota resident is younger than most militia members. She is Web-savvy, eloquent and a mother who is working on a master’s in psychology. Foxwell and fiancé Darren Wilburn are founding members…

Florida paced to issue one million gun permits

Florida paced to issue one million gun permits

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Fox News By Hal Scheurich   PENSACOLA, Fla. (WALA) – The State of Florida is on pace to issue over one million concealed weapons permits by the end of this year. That’s more than any other state and its still on the rise. Right now, the state is issuing 10,000…

Boulder Rep. Claire Levy plans bill that would allow CU to again ban guns on campus

Boulder Rep. Claire Levy plans bill that would allow CU to again ban guns on campus

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DailyCamera.com By Brittany Anas   A state lawmaker from Boulder plans to bring forward a bill in the next legislative session that would allow universities to create their own gun policies. Rep. Claire Levy, D-Boulder, will hold a forum this week with University of Colorado faculty members to discuss a…

New Britain ends concealed weapons ban

New Britain ends concealed weapons ban

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Norwich Bulletin By The Associated Press   NEW BRITAIN, Conn. — Carrying a concealed gun is now legal in New Britain. The New Britain Herald reports that the Common Council voted 13-0 on Wednesday to approve an ordinance allowing gun owners to conceal their weapons if they choose. New Britain…

Concealed firearm applications jump in the Lehigh Valley

Concealed firearm applications jump in the Lehigh Valley

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Lehigh Valley News By Tom Shortell / The Express Times   Freddy Lopez doesn’t know how he’d react if he were caught in a shootout or an armed robbery. The married 32-year-old father is grateful he’s never been caught in such a situation. But he doesn’t want to be caught…

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