Florida Supreme Court Affirms Open Carry Ban

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In the matter of Dale Lee Norman v. State of Florida, a divided Florida Supreme Court affirmed the Sunshine State’s general ban on the open carry of firearms, even by…

Idaho Bar Patrons Deliver Beat-Down To Rifle-Wielding Attacker

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An Idaho man learned this week that starting a bar fight with a rifle doesn’t always work out, as reports Tom Holm in the Post-Register. Fifty-eight year old Martin Knowles had…

Texas Sen. John Cornyn to Introduce National Reciprocity Bill in Senate Next Week

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Senator John Cornyn (R-Tex.) announced Saturday at the Texas State Rifle Association’s general meeting that he would introduce the “Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act” in the U.S. Senate next week. The…

CPAC: Talk About Courts, Not Much on #2A Legislative Agenda

NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris Cox introduced Vice President Mike Pence at CPAC yesterday and presented the former Hoosier State Governor with the Charlton Heston Courage Under Fire award for the…

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Proposed Executive Order Designating Certain Rifles for ‘Militia Purposes’

The faulty Fourth Circuit decision issued last week upholding Maryland’s Scary Gun Ban runs afoul of good jurisprudence. The ruling found that Second Amendment protections don’t extend to individuals who wish…

2Fast 2Furious for the ATF? Agents Smuggled Cigarettes to Create Off-The-Books Slush Fund

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I’m a bit of a gamer at heart. When I was a child, I loved to play those old-school text adventures from Infocom. Today there’s a smorgasbord of opportunities to…

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Is Supreme Court Nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch Good or Bad for Gun Rights?

Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court caused a minor kerfuffle among Second Amendment advocates. Judge Gorsuch’s philosophy of textual originalism and strict adherence to precedent prompted comparisons between the…

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Florida Man Shoots Movie Goer, Claims Popcorn is a Deadly Weapon

An altercation in a movie theater almost three years ago left one man covered in popcorn and the other one dead. The media trumpeted it as a prime example of “concealed…

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BREAKING: Fourth Circuit Upholds Maryland Rifle, Magazine Ban

A divided Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has just upheld the Maryland law banning certain rifles and magazines, in the matter of Kolbe v. Hogan. The case centered on the Maryland Firearm Safety…

Course Review: Rick’s Firearm Academy Michigan CPL Class

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The rain was coming down in buckets that Saturday afternoon. A good thing, given that all of southeast Michigan was in a drought at the time. Still, it curtailed most…

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BREAKING: Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Florida ‘Docs vs. GLOCKs’ Law

On Thursday, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down key parts of Florida’s Firearm Owners Privacy Act (a/k/a the “Docs vs. GLOCKs” law, and “FOPA”*) holding that the act’s provisions violated the…

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Valentine’s Day Carnage in Chicago: What We Know So Far

On Valentine’s Day in Chicago, violent criminal predators shot nine people, killing four. Facebook Live streamed the highest profile incident, attracting even more national publicity. In that case . ….