Gun News

OK Concealed Carry on Campus?

Posted by jhingarat21 on 17th Sep 2015

Gun-rights advocates, including the powerful National Rifle Association, suffered a rare setback in the Florida Legislature this year when a bill to lift the state ban on carrying concealed weapons on college and university campuses came up short.But the same House and Senate sponsors — Rep. Greg Steube, a Republican from Sarasota, and Sen. Greg Evers, a Republican from Baker — already have refiled the bill in each chamber for the next regular legislative session, which begins in January.State l
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The Staggering Safety of Living With Concealed Carry Holders Among Us

Posted by jhingarat21 on 7th Sep 2015

Tucson, AZ -( If I had a nickel for every time I’ve been called “paranoid” for carrying a gun or defending the 2ndAmendment I most certainly wouldn’t be driving around my beater of a truck.This seems to be the fallback for anti-gun zealots, an accusation they feel is so self-evident that they don’t feel the need to back it up with evidence (which is good for them, because there’s no evidence to back it up). Interestingly enough, this point always seems to be brought up when a
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Vester Flanagan Bought Gun Legally From Virginia Dealer, Officials Say

Posted by jhingarat21 on 28th Aug 2015

Law enforcement officials say Vester Flanagan used a Glock handgun in Wednesday’s shooting, one of two that he bought last month.The officials say he legally bought two Glock model 19 handguns, one of the world’s most widely sold firearms, from a Virginia dealer that they declined to identify.Though Flanagan said in his letter to ABC News that he “put down a deposit for a gun” on June 19, the background check requirement would not kick in until he actually sought to take
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As Gun-Carrying Permits Reach Historic Levels in Minnesota, Related Crimes Remain in Check

Posted by jhingarat21 on 24th Aug 2015

One in 20 Minnesotans has a permit, and 19% are women. A record 200,000 Minnesotans now have permits to carry handguns, an increasingly diverse group that includes two men who recently made split-second, life-altering decisions to fire their weapons. In 2003, the year Minnesota passed its permit-to-carry law, 15,000 five-year permits were issued. The number issued annually then decreased for several years. But by 2014, 184,985 Minnesotans held permits. Today, one in 20 Minnesotans
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Seminar Addresses Gun Laws

Posted by jhingarat21 on 14th Aug 2015

From left, Washington County District Attorney Eugene Vittone, Washington County Sheriff’s Department Sergeant Don Jones, State Rep. Jason Ortitay and State Rep. Jim Christiana hosted a concealed carry seminar Thursday at Avella Volunteer Fire Department.AVELLA – “We live in a great country in which you actually get to carry a firearm.”The opening proclamation of Washington County Sheriff’s Department Sergeant Don Jones was met with enthusiastic applause Thursday as he and Washington County Dist
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