Hate and Vitriol, CPD Video and Disappointed in Massachusetts – TTAG Daily Digest

Marion Hammer Files Lawsuit over ‘Hate and Vitriol’ This doesn’t seem like a winning proposition . . . The federal lawsuit said the conduct of the defendants — Lawrence “Lol” Sorensen of California, Christopher Risica of Connecticut and Howard Weiss, and Patrick Sullivan, whose places of residence are unknown — has caused emotional distress, humiliation, […]

ATF: No Guns or Ammo for Medical Marijuana Users

“Therefore, any person who uses or is addicted to marijuana, regardless of whether his or her state has passed legislation authorizing marijuana use for medicinal purposes is an unlawful user of or addicted to a controlled substance, and is prohibited by Federal law from possessing firearms or ammunition.” – The ATF’s Regina Milledge-Brown in Arkansas Medical Marijuana […]

TTAG Morning Digest: Marijuana Patients’ Gun Rights, The NRA’s Dream Bill and Oh, Canada

The latest argument against gun registration . . . Hey, NRA! What About Patients’ Gun Rights? So, Hawaii isn’t taking patients’ gun rights because Hawaii believes medical marijuana patients are abusing marijuana. Hawaii is taking patients’ gun rights because the federal government believes medical marijuana patients are abusing marijuana. Section 134-7(a) is disqualifying Hawaii patients […]

Medical Marijuana CCW Update: SCOTUS Declines Cert

  Back in April of 2011, we reported on the donnybrook between some Oregon sheriffs and the Beaver State’s pistol-packing medical marijuana users.  The sheriffs initially refused to issue CCW permits to medical marijuana licensees, on the grounds that bong-loading (medically sanctioned or not) violated the Gun Control Act of 1968.