Former Cop Derek Chauvin Arrested, Charged With Third Degree Murder, Manslaughter in Death of George Floyd

From the AP: A Minnesota prosecutor has charged a [former] police officer with third-degree murder and manslaughter in the restraint death of George Floyd. Floyd is the handcuffed black man whose cries of “I can’t breathe” in a widely seen cellphone video set off days of violent protest in Minneapolis and around the country. Hennepin […]

Cop Accused in George Floyd’s Death Involved in Two Shootings, 17 Complaints During His Career

By Todd Richmond, AP A white Minneapolis police officer accused of killing a black suspect by kneeling on his neck opened fire on two people during his 19-year career and had nearly 20 complaints and two letters of reprimand filed against him. Derek Chauvin, 44, became the focus of angry street protests and a federal investigation after […]

Louisiana Senate Advances Bills to Enact State Preemption, Loosen Church Carry Restrictions

By Melinda Deslatte, AP Louisiana would ban municipalities from enacting gun restrictions beyond those in state law and loosen restrictions on carrying guns in church, under two measures that moved closer to final legislative passage Thursday. A Senate judiciary committee voted 4-1 to send those proposals by Republican Reps. Blake Miguez and Bryan Fontenot to […]

Anti-Gun Hero NM Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham Interviews for VP With Shannon Watts

By Larry Keane Gun control groups fearmongering about lawful firearm owners better be careful. New Mexico Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham just destroyed their narrative by saying the quiet parts out loud. Gov. Grisham spoke to Moms Demand Action’s Shannon Watts for Everytown for Gun Safety’s Veepstakes with candidates auditioning to be second fiddle to 2020 presumptive Democratic nominee and former […]

Jurisdictions That Aren’t Issuing Permits Shouldn’t Arrest People for Carrying Without a License

From the Second Amendment Foundation: The Second Amendment Foundation today said that if state agencies and officials around the country that are responsible for issuing concealed carry licenses or permits are not taking new applications because of the COVID-19 outbreak, they should not arrest people for carrying without a license/permit. “We’ve received reports that some […]

On Memorial Day, the Firearms Industry Pauses

By Mark Oliva Factories have been humming for the firearm and ammunition industry. Business has been brisk over the past couple months. Even ranges that were forced closed by the coronavirus pandemic are starting to reopen their doors. For two months, America has been cooped up, but life still seems to move at a dizzying […]