Walmart Generally Not Enforcing Their New Open Carry Ban

Anti-gun activists and the media (BIRM) rejoiced at Walmart’s announcement last week “requesting” that customers not open carry in their store.  Now, the New York Times has a piece detailing how, in Texas at least, Walmart has chosen not to enforce its “request” that customers not open carry firearms. From The Times: Retailers Walk Thin […]

Slate: Springfield Open Carrier is ‘America’s Best Gun Control Activist’

Recently, Walmart changed its corporate policy to effectively forbidding the open carry of firearms in their stores. Following Walmart’s lead, a number of other large retail chains did the same. Why the change? In part, because of so-called “activists” open carrying long guns in public spaces in order to “increase public awareness.” They increased public […]

Walgreens, CVS, Others Also ‘Ask’ Customers Not to Open Carry – Are Open Carriers to Blame?

In a single-sentence statement Thursday, pharmacy giant Walgreens joined Walmart, Kroger, CVS and others in asking customers not to open carry in their stores. Walgreens Statement Regarding Open Carry in Our Stores 05 September 2019 We are joining other retailers in asking our customers to no longer openly carry firearms into our stores other than […]

I Can Open Carry In My State…But Should I?

So, you can open carry in your state. Should you? Some of you are probably thinking “not this crap again,” because this is an oft-visited trope for folks who carry. If that’s you, then you might want to skip this one or – alternately – go vent your spleen in the comments. Bring the pain, […]

Florida Carry Members Go Fishing in Tallahassee

The open carry of firearms in Florida is only legal if you’re hunting, fishing, camping or on your way to engaging in one of those activities. Given those restrictions, a group of Florida Carry members decided to go fishing (rods in hand, with valid fishing permits) this morning in downtown Tallahassee. They started out at […]

Antifa Brings AR-15s To Seattle Counter Pro-Constitution Rally

On Saturday, a group of Americans held a pro-Constitution, pro-America rally in Seattle. In a surprise to no one, a number of Seattle’s Antifa leftists turned out in force to attempt to intimidate the patriots present for the rally. And the black-clad Antifa thugs brought open-carried firearms, including AR-15s to the event. A Portland-based video […]

Miami Beach Open Carry Event: No Police to be Seen

As we reported back in June, Florida Carry was hosting an Open Carry Fishing Event in Miami Beach when the police decided to violate state law. They held the participants at gunpoint for legally following Florida Statute 790.25 (3). That statute allows open carry while fishing, hunting, camping, attending a gun show or shooting. For that coverage, […]