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NRA Sues the State of California

NRA Sues the State of California!

California is not known to gun lovers as a friendly state. Some might call it openly hostile to those who believe in the Second Amendment. But the state affiliate chapter of the NRA has made a bold move and filed a lawsuit against the state in an attempt to fully restore the freedoms afforded by…

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S.C. Man Saves Family From Home Invasion

S.C. Man Saves Family From Home Invasion

In a scary turn of events, a South Carolina father was able to save his family from an armed intruder determined to commit a home invasion. Imagine this: It’s 8 o’clock on a Tuesday evening and someone rings your doorbell. Your wife answers the door and there is a lady claiming to be from your homeowners…

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Accidental Gun Shootings Reach All Time Low

Accidental Gun Shootings Reach All Time Low

Now here is some great news from the National Safety Council: accidental gun shootings have reached an all-time recorded low! According its annual “Injury facts” report, the NSC reports that 489 accidental gun deaths occurred in 2015—a sharp 17 percent drop from the previous year and the lowest recorded since 1903. This new low in…

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Chicago Sees Increase in Concealed Carry Permits

Chicago Sees Increase in Concealed Carry Permits

The City of Chicago saw a sharp increase in the number of concealed carry permits issued in 2016, DNAinfo reports. According to statistics gained from Illinois State Police, in 2016 22,517 Chicagoans obtained concealed carry permits, compared to only 13,948 in 2015. There has also been a huge increase in the number of Chicagoans who…

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Appeals Court Upholds Maryland Gun Ban

Appeals Court Upholds Maryland Gun Ban

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit has upheld Maryland’s ban on so-called assault weapons, arguing that such guns are not protected by the constitution. The ban, enacted after the Sandy Hook shootings in 2012, made it illegal to sell or transfer 81 specific gun models as well as semiautomatic centerfire rifles that…

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Constitutional Carry Comes to New Hampshire!

Constitutional Carry Comes to New Hampshire!

With the stroke of his pen, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu (R) made it legal to carry a concealed firearm without a license Wednesday. It’s the first bill he has signed since taking office. “It is common-sense legislation,” Sununu said during a ceremony in Executive Council chambers. “This is about making sure that our laws…

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Connecticut Governor Proposes Massive Pistol Permit Fee Hike

Connecticut Governor Proposes Massive Pistol Permit Fee Hike

Gun rights activists in Connecticut may have a huge fight on their hands as the governor proposes raising the fees for the renewal of pistol permits. Gov. Dannel Malloy (D) suggested quadrupling the cost for a five year permit renewal from $70 to $300 in order to reduce the state’s budget deficit which is expected to…

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Arizona Trooper's Life Saved By Armed Citizen

Arizona Trooper’s Life Saved By Armed Citizen

One Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper owes his life to an armed citizen after a being ambushed and shot on the side of Interstate 10 early Thursday morning. The 27 year veteran trooper, identified as Edward Anderson, was responding to reports of shots fired at a motorist’s car. The driver of that vehicle said…

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Waffle House Employee Fired for Firing a Warning Shot

Waffle House Employee Fired for Firing a Warning Shot

One Waffle House employee has found herself unemployed after attempting to foil a robbery in Coweta County, GA. Early Thursday morning three suspects passed a note to a waitress demanding money and threatening to shoot everyone. Heather Stanley, a different waitress, went out to her car to retrieve a gun. Stanley then fired one shot into…

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Record Number of Concealed Carry Permits Issued in Ohio

Record Number of Concealed Carry Permits Issued in Ohio

The buckeye state is on track to far exceed the number of concealed carry permits it issued in 2015. A total of 93,851 permits were issued in the first three quarters of 2016, the Ohio Attorney General's Office reports show. Compared to the 72,000 permits issued in all of 2015, Ohio had a 58 percent increase…

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