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No New Guns for Dope Smokers, Court Rules

No New Guns for Dope Smokers, Court Rules

Do you smoke dope, perhaps even with a medical prescription? No new guns for you if you reside in their jurisdiction, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit says, upholding a dismissal from the lower courts. It all started with an “Open Letter” the ATF distributed in July 2011 stating that it was…

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91-Year-Old CPL Defends Self from Robber

91-Year-Old CPL Defends Self from Robber

What’s that old saying? “God made men, but Sam Colt made them equal.” A 91-year-old Detroit man proved this old saying correct again when he shot a would-be robber with his concealed handgun, The Detroit News reports. The victim, who probably wasn't using a Colt Peacemaker, was getting out of his car in a Rite…

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Texas Campus Carry News: Lawsuits and Sex Toys

Texas Campus Carry News: Lawsuits and Sex Toys

Remember those University of Texas professors and their throw-everything-at-the-wall-to-see-what-sticks lawsuit in an effort to block Texas campus carry? Well, turns out, nothing stuck. A federal judge denied their request for a preliminary injunction Monday. Classes started Wednesday, as did the first day of campus carry. Needless to say, no gunfights erupted in the hallways.  Unfortunately…

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Ohio CCW Holder Rewarded for Saving Police Officer

Ohio CCW Holder Rewarded for Saving Police Officer

What would you do if you saw a police officer fighting for his life? Would you draw your weapon or reserve yourself to being a good witness? While that’s a situation most CCW holders never find themselves in, an Ohio man was rewarded last month for taking action when he saw an officer in trouble.…

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Veto Gunmaggedon: Combating California’s Latest Gun Grab

Veto Gunmaggedon: Combating California’s Latest Gun Grab

  Last month, California Governor Jerry Brown signed several anti-gun bills that would severely restrict Californians’ Second Amendment rights. In order to combat these stringent gun laws, pro-gun advocates – known as “Veto Gunmaggedon” – have to collect 365,880 signatures within 90 days of the Governor signing the bills. Collecting signatures and going through the…

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Facebook's Move Against Pro-Gun Groups

Facebook’s Move Against Pro-Gun Groups

We all know what gun control looks like. When Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced last year that the state would no longer recognize out-of-state concealed handgun permits, ending reciprocity for about 6.3 million people who otherwise could legally carry concealed into Virginia, the gun community cried foul. By January, reciprocity was restored with pressure…

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Online CCW Applications Come to North Carolina County

Online CCW Applications Come to North Carolina County

Beginning on June 13th, residents of Pitt County, North Carolina will be able to apply for concealed carry permits via an online application. The goal of the new application is faster turnover times and a reduction in cost and paperwork. ”It has always been our mission to provide the greatest customer service to the citizens…

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The ATF Caught Maintaining Illicit Databases

The ATF Caught Maintaining Illicit Databases

Most of us in the pro-gun crowd have a healthy mistrust of government. It comes with the territory. After all, the Second Amendment was not written to protect sporting rights; it exists because we have the right to protect ourselves and our families, as well as the right to protect our republic from tyranny. It…

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ATF Delivers Mixed Message on Civilian Gun Ownership

ATF Delivers Mixed Message on Civilian Gun Ownership

Deputy Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Thomas Brandon delivered a decidedly mixed message on the agency’s role in upholding the Second Amendment. “Public safety is the reason we exist,” he said, speaking to CBS’s Sunday Morning. “ . . . it’s not to take people’s guns. It’s to regulate firearms that…

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Concealed Carrier Playing Pokémon Go Shoots Back

Concealed Carrier Playing Pokémon Go Shoots Back

Around 4AM Monday morning, a group of six people were in a Gary Reese Freedom Park in Las Vegas playing Pokémon Go when a robber and an underage drivers drove up demanding their money and property at gunpoint. Little did the criminals know, one of the players had a concealed carry permit and was carrying his own…

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Burglar Shoots Dog, And That’s When The Owner Returns Home

Burglar Shoots Dog, And That’s When The Owner Returns Home

The moment Ron Sheffield and his wife arrived back at their house last Friday night, they immediately knew something was wrong. “When I pulled in the driveway and saw the side door open and the storm door closed, that shouldn't (have) been that way,” Sheffield said. That’s because Mark Jones, 29, had broken into their Brandenburg,…

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