Lawfully Armed Californian Shoots and Kills Registered Sex Offender, Defending Himself and 4-Month-Old Child

The only thing better than a feel-good gun story is a feel-good gun story coming out of California. This one’s about as close to picture-perfect as it gets. In Redding, California, 31-year-old Travis Hutchinson was at someone else’s home helping his girlfriend’s cousin study for a math exam. As the two were working through the […]

The Truth About Gun Violence in America

How many times have we heard it, “The NRA and Republicans are responsible for gun violence in America!!” Whoa, whoa, whoa – now just hold your horses there one minute, missy – since when does the NRA or the GOP advocate for gun violence? And excuse me but what about the cries to “stop politicizing” […]

Another CRPA Win: Politicians’ Proposed “Assault Weapon” Regulations Rejected

The following is a press release from the California Rifle and Pistol Association: On Monday, June 26, the Office of Administrative Law formally rejected DOJ’s proposed regulations for the registration of newly classified “assault weapons,” which go far and above what is necessary by creating over 40 new definitions and improperly re-classifying certain firearms as “assault weapons.” If approved, […]

Springfield Armory Daily Digest: Criminals in the UK, a ‘Tyrant Registry’, and Kudos for Liars

Police fear gun links between UK crime gangs and terrorists –  “Counter-terrorism officers believe the fact Britain is surrounded by water gives police a significant advantage in controlling the flow of guns into the country. But senior figures say a recent increase in the numbers of guns seized from criminals is making them ‘anxious’. (National Crime […]

Springfield Armory Daily Digest: The Clown Contingency, the Spousal Suspicion, and Fun Without Guns

  What caliber for clown? Some Florida parents plan to arm themselves while going trick-or-treating over clown concerns – “Kimberly Kersey told Florida Today that she plans to carry a gun while taking her sons around her Palm Bay neighborhood after two men were arrested last week for allegedly threatening people while dressed as clowns. ‘I’ll be […]

Ventura County Joins Orange County, Goes “Shall Issue”

Ventura County sheriff (yes, Ventura County, California) Geoff Dean is the latest to adopt a ‘shall-issue’ CCW policy for its county residents. In so doing, he joins Orange County as a ‘shall issue’ jurisdiction. Many northern California LEOs have long been quietly issuing CCWs much more liberally than the gun-phobic sheriffs of SoCal, but Orange […]

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