Did Texas Open Carriers Stop An Armed Robbery? Defensive Gun Use of the Day

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There are two accounts recorded of the incident pictured above. [Link to video] It happened on 12 March, in Tyler, Texas. One account is from the eye witness who captured…

Random Thoughts About Denny’s Dallas 30.07 ‘No Open Carry’ Signs

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On a Saturday morning in Dallas, Texas, my daughter and I decided to eat breakfast at a nearby Denny’s. On the way in, I noticed the restaurant had posted a 30.07…

Arkansas Campus Carry Bill Signed Into Law

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Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson (above), a Republican, signed into law today a bill allowing licensees to carry concealed handguns for personal protection on college campuses, taverns, and the State Capitol building….

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Report: Dearborn Cops Tracked Open Carriers Via Social Media Before Police Station Arrests

Reader John Dingell III writes: There has been an interesting development in the case of two individuals who were arrested for open carry in the anteroom of the Dearborn, Michigan…

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Florida Supreme Court Affirms Open Carry Ban

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…

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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Rumors of Florida Open Carry Law’s Death Have Been (Slightly) Exaggerated

Our reader on the ground in the Sunshine State reports: Like Westley in The Princess Bride, Florida’s open carry bill currently in the Senate judiciary committee, SB-140, is only mostly…

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Sen. Anitere Flores Opposes SB140, Florida Open Carry is Dead. Again

Our correspondent on the ground in Florida writes: Florida Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Greg Steube needs all five Republican votes for Senate Bill 140, which would legalize open carry, to…

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Update: Florida Open Carry On Life Support

Earlier today we ran a post from a reader regarding the legislative bottleneck holding up Florida Senate Bill 140 which would legalize open carry in the Sunshine state. That reader…

BREAKING: Florida Open Carry Dead?

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A TTAG reader who wishes to remain anonymous writes: I just got off the phone with Senator Greg Steube’s office. Tomorrow is the Judiciary Committee meeting. The open carry bill, SB…

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Random Thoughts About Florida Open Carry and ‘Gun Free Zones’

Florida is home to more licensed concealed carriers than any other state. Yet it remains one of the handful of states that don’t allow open carry (outside of hunting, fishing and camping)….

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South Dakota Scores Second Highest Rate of Concealed Carry in the U.S.

  At the end of November, 2016, South Dakota had a total of 96,227 active concealed carry permits. According to kelo.com, “Secretary of State Shantel Krebs says there were 30,029 concealed…