Pennsylvania Firearm Preemption Law Enforcement Bill Doomed?

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For over three decades, Pennsylvania’s local governments have been barred from passing a patchwork quilt of local firearms regulations.The preemption statute had no provisions for penalties or enforcement. It was presumed…

Louisiana Puts Constitutional Carry in Play

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Current Louisiana gun law recognizes residents’ right to carry a firearm openly, but requires a permit to carry concealed. The second part of that equation could change. From wafb.com: House Bill 68 by…

Alabama Senate Passes Constitutional Carry

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The Alabama legislature is moving toward passing constitutional carry. The bill, SB 24, has passed the Senate, 26 to 8 on Tuesday. The bill would enforce the Alabama constitutional amendment…

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Requiring CCW for Employees: A Smart Move

In a recent defensive gun use story from Cleveland, Ohio, a man said that he had a concealed carry permit because his past employer required it. From cleveland.com: He said…

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Williston, ND Police Gun Auction Brings in Over $55,000 for 149 Guns

Last week the Williston Police Department of Williston, North Dakota, auctioned off 149 firearms that had been collected over the last couple of decades. From myndnow.com: Hundreds of people attended the…

Nebraska Preemption Bill Very Much in Play

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Nebraska’s preemption bill has moved forward in a significant way. Bill LB68 was voted on by the Government, Military, and Veterans Affairs committed and passed 33 – 11. The Nebraska legislature…

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Big Push for Constitutional Carry in Wisconsin

Wisconsin legislators are mounting a serious push to add Wisconsin to the constitutional carry club. Two weeks ago the Right to Carry Act LRB-2039/1 was announced in the legislature. I have been…

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A Rare Win: Connecticut ‘Show Your Papers’ Bill Defeated

Second Amendment supporters won another victory, this time in Connecticut. On Thursday, HB6200 was defeated. The bill would have required individuals who open carry handguns to present permits to law…

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WV Legislature Acts to Remove Bans on Guns in Parks

West Virginia is continuing its reform of archaic weapons laws. On Friday, the House passed HB 2679. From theet.com: The House also approved House Bill 2679 by a vote of…

Arkansas Votes to Roll Back Gun Law Reforms, Passes Others

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The Arkansas Legislature has passed SB 724. It rolls back a number of reforms passed with HB 1249 only 10 days ago.  SB 724 had overwhelming support in the House…

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Here Are the Worst 3 States for Gun Rights

Which are the worst three states for exercising your right to keep and bear arms?There are several contenders for that dubious distinction. The worst states can be found with the…

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Nebraska Introduces Constitutional Carry Bill

Nebraska has a constitutional carry bill in play, styled Legislative Bill 502 (pdf). The bill was introduced by Senator Tom Brewer (above), and was heard in committee last week, but don’t look…