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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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Pistol-Whipped Pizza Customer Fights Back - With His .45

Pistol-Whipped Pizza Customer Fights Back – With His .45

If you ever have a hankering for late night pizza, be sure to bring your sidearm. One customer found he needed his last Tuesday when two armed men attempted to rob Porfirio's II Pizza and Pasta in Levittown, Pa. "They were wearing dark clothing, backpacks, had hoods up, face masks on, gloves, brandishing handguns," said…

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Georgia Supreme Court Rules on Campus Carry Laws

Georgia Supreme Court Rules on Campus Carry Laws

The Georgia Supreme Court ruled last week upholding the weaker of two campus carry laws signed by Gov. Nathan Deal in 2014. The high court affirmed an earlier ruling to dismiss a complaint filed by the gun rights group GeorgiaCarry.org against the state Code Revision Commission. The issue started when Deal signed HB 862 into law on…

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Good Guy with a Gun Stopped the Townville School Shooting

Good Guy with a Gun Stopped the Townville School Shooting

Earlier this month more details were released about the Townville Elementary School shooting. 14-year-old Jesse Osborne shot and killed his father before going to the school and shooting two 6-year-old students and a teacher. One of those students later died. What you may not have heard is that it was an armed civilian that stopped…

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