Archive | News

Firearm Related News by USA Carry – Your source for concealed carry information.

Texas BBQ Institution Comes Under Threat for Open Carry Stance

Texas BBQ Institution Comes Under Threat for Open Carry Stance

Brooks' Place BBQ has been serving some of the best smoked meat in Texas since 2009. Recently, however, the famed eatery has come under threat due to the owner's support of the Second Amendment. Texas's legislature and governor approved changes to state law allowing for open carry of handguns by citizens with concealed carry permits…

Continue Reading · 7
CCW Saves Family From Attacker

CCW Saves Family From Attacker

“You're lucky he has a gun.” These words must have been chilling to the Claxton family of Springfield, Missouri on the evening of January 3rd.  Katie Claxton, her husband Matt, and their four children were at a gas station when they were approached by a man armed with a large knife. Noting his erratic behavior,…

Continue Reading · 7
Associated Press Fact Checks Four of Obama's Gun Proposals

Associated Press Fact Checks Four of Obama’s Gun Proposals

As you probably know, Obama announced his plans for executive action on gun control on Jan. 5, 2015. Since then we're heard a lot of people weighing in, either for or against what he has proposed. This morning, Associated Press writer Alicia A. Caldwell analyzed four of Obama's comments and how the actually compare to…

Continue Reading · 2
Experts, Gun Advocates Respond to Obama's Executive Orders

Experts, Gun Advocates Respond to Obama’s Executive Orders

Following President Obama's announcement of a series of executive orders intended to curb gun violence, gun advocates and experts in various disciplines are voicing their opinions in response. On Tuesday January 5th, the National Rifle Association released a statement addressing the executive actions, which they described as “political rhetoric” rather than “meaningful solutions to our…

Continue Reading · 0
Obama Announces Executive Action on Gun Control; Expands Background Checks, NICS System

Obama Announces Executive Action on Gun Control; Expands Background Checks, NICS System

After weeks of conjecture and anticipation, President Obama has announced a series of executive actions addressing gun control and gun violence in the United States. Citing the number of crimes committed with firearms, many of which “were committed by people who never should have been able to purchase a gun in the first place,” President…

Continue Reading · 1
A Year in Review: Top Firearms Laws of 2015

A Year in Review: Top Firearms Laws of 2015

Legislatively, firearms were very much a topic of discussion in 2015. The President's continued push for expanded gun laws via a mixed bag of new regulations and approaches dominated the news, but a great many other changes happened on both the state and federal levels. And perhaps surprisingly, it's not all bad news; we saw…

Continue Reading · 1
Domestic Dispute Turns Ugly; Shooting Ruled Self-Defense

Domestic Dispute Turns Ugly; Shooting Ruled Self-Defense

A Laurel County, KY couple's argument resulted in gunfire.  Sheriff's deputies say a man open fired, killing his girlfriend and endangering others. The man's father was forced to shoot him in self defense. The scene unfolded in a rural portion of the county, nine miles from London KY just off Nature's Bend Road. Officials say…

Continue Reading · 0
California Allows Temporary Gun Confiscation for Mental Health Cases Starting January First

California Allows Temporary Gun Confiscation for Mental Health Cases Starting January First

Californians who believe a loved one poses a danger to themselves or others will have the option of requesting the temporary confiscation of that individual's firearms for 21 days. Enacted in the wake of a May 2014 mass shooting, the new law goes into effect January 1, 2016. The process is intended to be temporary.…

Continue Reading · 2
CCW Permit Holder Foils Burglary Attempt

CCW Permit Holder Foils Burglary Attempt

Firearms owners operate under the assumption they should be prepared to use their weapon, if necessary, but hope the occasion never arises.  When Terry Robbins, a West Virginia concealed carry permit holder, was asked to housesit for a friend, his readiness with a firearm foiled a burglary. Robbins received a phone call from the homeowners asking…

Continue Reading · 0
Virginia AG to End CCW Reciprocity; Cites Safety Concerns

Virginia AG to End CCW Reciprocity; Cites Safety Concerns

Virginia's Attorney General, Mark R. Herring (D), will announce today that the Old Dominion will no longer recognize concealed carry permits from from other states that currently have reciprocity agreements with Virginia. AG Herring argues that out-of-state agreements make it too easy for people with criminal or violent histories to obtain a concealed weapons permit.…

Continue Reading · 28
Anti-Gun Sheriff Negligently Discharges Weapon, Shoots Himself

Anti-Gun Sheriff Negligently Discharges Weapon, Shoots Himself

On December 16th at roughly 11:30 in the evening, Sheriff Mike Johnstone of Des Moines County, Iowa, injured himself while attempting to clean a loaded handgun. Sheriff Johnstone was taken to a local emergency room initially, and later transferred to another facility for treatment by a surgeon specializing in hand injuries.  Johnstone's injuries were not…

Continue Reading · 9
Woman Claims Racial Profiling After Ammunition Purchase Inquiry

Woman Claims Racial Profiling After Ammunition Purchase Inquiry

Sim Sangha visited a Dick’s Sporting Goods store in Fremont, CA to inquire about purchasing 8 boxes of ammunition commonly used in AR15-pattern rifles. Sangha, a certified firearms instructor preparing to apply to the LAPD, did not buy any ammo, and instead purchased an exercise mask.  On Friday, December 11th, she was surprised when two…

Continue Reading · 33
Quantcast