• The four As of survival

    Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey offers these four tips for dealing with violent situations: Awareness, avoidance, arm, attack.

  • Police chiefs say armed citizens reduce violent crime

    The 28th Annual National Survey of Police Chiefs shows that “76 percent” of respondents believe armed citizens reduce violent crime.

  • Erich Pratt presents facts to CNN host

    Erich Pratt, executive director of Gun Owners of America, counters the limited viewpoint of CNN host Carol Costelo, offering the full picture.

  • Does gun control work? Look at the data

    Surely murder is a serious subject, which ought to be examined seriously. Instead, it is almost always examined politically in the context of gun control controversies, with stock arguments on both sides that have remained the same for decades. And most of those arguments are irrelevant to the central question: Do tighter gun control laws reduce the murder rate?

  • The Founding Fathers explain the Second Amendment

    There’s a lot going around about the Second Amendment. Some on the left have been spreading a little rumor that it isn’t necessarily about protecting any right of the individual. Some say it doesn’t hold water compared to the government’s ideas on ensuring public safety.

  • UCLA shooting gun highlights control failures

    On Wednesday June 1, 2016, a deranged doctrinal student at UCLA stormed into a small office in the school’s engineering building and fatally shot his mechanical and aerospace engineering professor, William S. Klug, before turning the firearm on himself. According to recent reports from the Los Angeles Police Department, the murderer legally purchased a handgun from Minnesota, passed a background check, and then took that gun and shot his wife in Minnesota before driving to California where he shot his professor.

  • Federal judge strikes down DC concealed carry law: ‘Good reason’ provision likely unconstitutional

    The fight over Second Amendment rights in the nation’s capital has entered a new phase. A federal judge has ruled that the city’s concealed carry law is likely unconstitutional, citing the “good reason provision” in the injunction order on Tuesday (via WaPo):

  • District judge: ‘Right to bear arms’ includes right to carry outside home

    In a May 17 ruling against Washington, D.C.’s “good reason” requirement for concealed carry applicants, U.S. District Judge Richard Leon ruled that the “right to bear arms” includes the right to carry them outside the home for self-defense.

  • GOA: National Reciprocity Bill Has More Than 80 Cosponsors

    The legislation, HR 923, is sponsored by Representative Marlin Stutzman (R-IN). It would make concealed carry permits from any state valid in all 50 states, similar to driver’s licenses. This would remove the confusing current scenario where a concealed carry license from Kentucky is valid in Indiana, but not in California, or the scenario where a license from Texas is valid in Idaho, but not in Oregon or Washington state.

  • Rise in armed police training to fight terror

    • A leading police firearms unit has revealed it was “inundated” with requests from unarmed officers to retrain after the Paris terror attacks last November.
  • Central Valley School Board votes unanimously to arm teachers

    On April 11 the Kingsburg Joint Union High School District’s board voted unanimously to adopt a policy allowing teachers and staff with concealed carry permits to be armed on campus for self-defense.

  • ‘Imminent threat’ key in residents protecting against home invasion

    Residents have the right to defend themselves in the event of a home invasion, local authorities say, but stressed the need to know the criteria behind those rights.

  • Applications for concealed gun permits surge in California

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Californians have flooded several sheriff offices with applications and inquiries for permits to carry concealed guns.

  • Gun-free zones foster preventable tragedies

    Did you hear about the man who fired back at an attacker who had shot him and two of his friends at a New Orleans gas station in January, hitting the perpetrator and potentially saving his life and those of several others? Or the Uber driver who likewise shot and wounded a man who had opened fire on a crowd of people in Chicago last April?

  • States where the 2nd Amendment is your carry permit

    There are now eight states in America where no permit is required in order to carry a concealed handgun on one’s person for self-defense […]

  • WV Senate concurs with House: 2nd Amendment is sufficient carry permit

    On February 22, the West Virgina Senate voted 24-9 in support of legislation removing the requirement for a license to carry a concealed handgun in the state.

  • Calguns Foundation attorneys argue two civil rights cases before the Ninth Circuit

    Earlier today, Calguns Foundation attorneys presented arguments on two important civil rights before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Both cases have been brought against A.G. Kamala Harris and the State of California.

  • Arizona panel OKs tax credit for concealed carry permit

    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona residents are one step closer to getting a tax credit for attending a firearms safety class after Republican lawmakers passed a measure offering a dollar-for-dollar credit for concealed-carry permit holders Monday.

  • Minnesota concealed carry surges by more than 6,000 licensees in January alone

    The Star Tribune puts the exact figure at 6,189 new licensees — the second largest one month surge in state history. The largest surge came during the height of Senator Joe Manchin’s (D-WV) gun control push in March 2013. The number of “active permit holders” added that month was 7,213.

  • New bull’s-eye on Obama’s ‘unconstitutional’ gun grab

    The lawyer who brought the first legal challenge to the brand-new gun limits announced by President Obama last month now is asking a judge for a quick ruling, insisting there’s really nothing to argue over.