Fairfax, Va. — The National Rifle Association today applauded South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem for signing into law Senate Bill 47, NRA-backed legislation that fully recognizes the constitutional right of law-abiding gun owners to carry a concealed firearm.Continue reading “Governor Noem signs Constitutional carry bill”
The National Shooting Sports Foundation applauded a recent study of concealed carry laws that determined no connection between relaxed statutes and increases in violent crime.Continue reading “NSSF: Concealed carry study uses ‘complete’ data, for once”
H/T: The Patriot Post
Attorneys working as public defenders in Peoria County, Illinois, argue that requiring a permit in order to carry a gun for self-defense outside the home is unconstitutional.Continue reading “Unconstitutional: Attorneys argue against Concealed Carry Permit requirements”
A new study purports no significant link between lax concealed carry laws and violent crime rates.Continue reading “Study: Lax concealed handgun laws don’t increase violent crime”
RIVERSIDE, CA — Today, attorneys for a Riverside County resident and five public interest organizations filed a new federal lawsuit against the Sheriff Stanley Sniff and the County of Riverside over handgun carry license policies and practices that, the plaintiffs allege, are unconstitutional. A copy of the complaint for van Nieuwenhuyzen v. Sniff can be viewed at calgunsfoundation.org/sniff.
A federal appeals court soundly rejected a lawsuit by three University of Texas professors, which claimed that the state law allowing concealed carry of firearms on campus is unconstitutional, according to The Dallas Morning News.
Aides to President Donald Trump are being advised to get guns and carry permits amid a growing threat of violence following comments by Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) and others.Continue reading “Trump aides advised to get guns, carry permits amid threat of violence”
Provocative conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh called for concealed carry at American schools as gun free zones have invited school shooters because they know “they are going to be the only one armed.”