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CCW Applications Soar Among Women in Washington State

CCW Applications Soar Among Women in Washington State

Record numbers of women are applying for concealed carry permits in the state of Washington. From the beginning of 2013 through the end of April, the population of female CCW holders has increased 62%.  Women now comprise over a quarter of the 535,596 Washington residents with CCW permits. In a state marked by an intense…

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Colorado School District Arms Security Guards with AR15s

Colorado School District Arms Security Guards with AR15s

Colorado's Douglas County School District has decided to equip its security personnel with Bushmaster AR15 rifles, as part of a measure to increase safety and security on school ground. The weapons would be secured in patrol cars during school hours, but staff would have the ability to retrieve them as needed.  While other Colorado school…

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CCW Holder Shoots at Robbers, Gets His Gun Stolen

CCW Holder Shoots at Robbers, Gets His Gun Stolen

Last Friday, a 29-year-old club promoter pulled up to his apartment in Pembroke Pines when a man then attempted to rob him. Instead of handing over what he had, he pulled his firearm and shot at the man 3 times. The victim did have a valid concealed weapons permit. That's when another man appeared and…

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Women Drops Purse, Gun Goes Off, Grazes 2 Year Old

Woman Drops Purse, Gun Goes Off, Grazes 2 Year Old

[PSA] Women may not have as many carry options as men do but PLEASE, do not carry a loaded firearm in your purse without a proper holster. In Jackson, MS, a woman and her daughter were in Merit Heath Central Medical Center yesterday morning when she dropped her purse and the loaded firearm inside her…

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California School Districted Allows CCW on Campus

California School Districted Allows CCW on Campus

Kingsburg Joint High School District, located in Kingsburg, Fresno County, California approved a new policy allowing select teachers to carry CCW on campus.  The school board unanimously approved the measure on Monday. The new policy does not give faculty and staff blanket position to carry. Rather, it permits up to five employees of the school…

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Maintenance Working with CCW Thwarts Church Break-in

Maintenance Man with CCW Thwarts Church Break-in

In Tampa, FL yesterday morning, a local news reporter and photographer were heading to another story when they saw a man with his hands up and another man holding him at gunpoint. The maintenance worker, Ed Clayton, we going to the church to board up the doors as they had been broken into earlier. He…

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Gun Store Owner Prevents a Possible Mass Shooting

Gun Store Owner Prevents a Possible Mass Shooting

This past Monday, 25-year-old James Howard withdrew from classes at Ohio University, assaulted a hockey coach and then proceeded to head to Down's Bait & Guns store to purchase a gun. Although he did pass a background check, the store owner, John Downs, had a bad feeling about it and refused to sell him a…

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