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Florida Tampa City Council Still Trying to Ban Guns at RNC

Florida Tampa City Council Still Trying to Ban Guns at RNC

Having been rebuffed by Gov. Scott, Tampa is now appealing directly to Congress and the Secret Service to get a federal crackdown on gun possession near the convention. Currently the Secret Service has a security perimeter around the immediate convention venue where weapons are prohibited except for on-duty law enforcement.  The city is urging the […]

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Illinous State Representative Mike Bost Urges Petition Support

Illinous State Representative Mike Bost Urges Petition Support

Pro-gun IL senators and representatives continue to push for concealed carry in the last no-carry-whatsoever state left standing.  State Representative Mike Bost is urging citizens to sign a petition supporting the passage of HB 148 which would legalize concealed carry in the state. Cook county area legislators, principally, have held off the rest of the state […]

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Open Carry a-ok in Oklahoma

Open Carry a-ok in Oklahoma

This week Gov. Mary Fallin signed open carry into law in Oklahoma–sort of.  If you have a concealed handgun license you will be able to open carry in public.  Citizens without one may not open carry. Businesses will be allowed to forbid open carry on their properties, as they can prohibit weapons now.  There is […]

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U.S. House Oversight Committee Makes Case for Contempt of Congress in "Fast and Furious" Investigation

U.S. House Oversight Committee Makes Case for Contempt of Congress in “Fast and Furious” Investigation

Back in February, U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) promised to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress if Holder didn’t hand over Justice Department documents that had been subpoenaed as part of an ongoing investigation into the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives’ now-infamous “Operation Fast and Furious” gun-walking operation. This week, […]

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New Orleans Resident Buying More Guns

New Orleans Residents Buying More Guns

Violent crime is encouraging New Orleans citizens to purchase guns at an increasing rate–including a number of first time gun owners. Long time residents are commenting on how crime is the highest they’ve ever seen and are looking for personal protection. A string of violent crime in New Orleans has some families searching for their […]

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Louisiana Constitutional Amendment Passes House Committee

Louisiana Constitutional Amendment Passes House Committee

Yesterday, the Louisiana House Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice voted 9 to 5 to pass Senate Bill 303, a bill which would provide for the country’s strongest “right to keep and bear arms” constitutional amendment.  SB 303, an “iron-clad” constitutional amendment that would fortify the right to keep and bear arms for all Louisianans, already passed in […]

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Michigan House Committee to Consider Repeal of Handgun Permit-to-Purchase and Registration

Michigan House Committee to Consider Repeal of Handgun Permit-to-Purchase and Registration

The Michigan House Judiciary Committee will have a hearing on Thursday, May 17, to review an important and long-overdue bill that would eliminate the state handgun “permit-to-purchase” and registration requirements.  This committee will hear House Bill 5225 and consider this proposed amendment language that will be used as a substitute for HB 5225 when this hearing takes place. HB […]

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