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Piers Morgan claims Virginia had highest murder rate — stats say otherwise

| August 15, 2013

Piers Morgan claims Virginia had highest murder rate — stats say otherwise When CNN host Piers Morgan didn’t have the data to back up his case on gun control being linked to crime, he seemed to get creative with the facts. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Traditional Ammunition and California’s Hunting Heritage are Under Attack

| August 15, 2013

Traditional Ammunition and California’s Hunting Heritage are Under Attack Currently, Assembly Bill 711 is in the suspense file of the state Senate Appropriations Committee.  It has already passed in the Assembly and your help is needed NOW!  To preserve California’s rich hunting and conservation heritage, recreational shooters and gun owners MUST actively contact members of the state Senate […]

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Homeowner captures intruder, The Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston, W.V. 08/12/13

| August 15, 2013

Homeowner captures intruder, The Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston, W.V. 08/12/13 A Fayette County, W.V. homeowner was in his house at around midday when he heard a suspicious noise. When he went to investigate, the homeowner found an intruder in his kitchen. The home invader pleaded with the homeowner to let her leave and attempted to […]

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Sure, those Fast and Furious guns will turn up one day, when the cartel criminals are done using them to kill people

| August 15, 2013

Sure, those Fast and Furious guns will turn up one day, when the cartel criminals are done using them to kill people In Mexico, they have known for some time. Officials there have attributed more than 200 deaths to Fast and Furious weapons. A Justice Department document made public this month by the Los Angeles […]

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Wisconsin: Public Hearing on Pro-Hunting Legislation Postponed Until Next Wednesday

| August 15, 2013

Wisconsin: Public Hearing on Pro-Hunting Legislation Postponed Until Next Wednesday The Wisconsin Senate Natural Resources Committee will hold a public hearing next Wednesday, August 21, on a bill of importance to sportsmen and hunters in the Badger State,  Assembly Bill 194.  This public hearing was originally scheduled for today.  AB 194, sponsored by state Representative […]

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Wisconsin: Public Hearing on Pro-Hunting Legislation Postponed Until Next Wednesday

| August 15, 2013

Wisconsin: Public Hearing on Pro-Hunting Legislation Postponed Until Next Wednesday The Wisconsin Senate Natural Resources Committee will hold a public hearing next Wednesday, August 21, on a bill of importance to sportsmen and hunters in the Badger State,  Assembly Bill 194.  This public hearing was originally scheduled for today.  AB 194, sponsored by state Representative […]

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Newtown gun permit requests on pace to double in wake of massacre, tougher laws

| August 15, 2013

Newtown gun permit requests on pace to double in wake of massacre, tougher laws Officials in Newtown, Conn., say requests for gun permits are set to double this year in the wake of the Dec. 14, 2012, massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. View full story

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Kansas: Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Expands to Georgia

| August 15, 2013

Kansas: Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Expands to Georgia Yesterday, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced that Georgia will recognize a Kansas concealed carry license (CCL).  This recognition will allow Kansas residents who have obtained a CCL to carry a concealed firearm for self-defense while traveling through or visiting the Peach State. View full story Originally posted at […]

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Colorado: Gov. Hickenlooper defends gun control laws as re-election bid begins

| August 14, 2013

Colorado: Gov. Hickenlooper defends gun control laws as re-election bid begins Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper is defending controversial decisions from the last year during visits to rural Colorado Wednesday as his re election bid begins. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Arizona school district wants parents to submit to contract agreeing to lock up guns

| August 14, 2013

Arizona school district wants parents to submit to contract agreeing to lock up guns A school district in a generally rural section of northwest Tucson, Arizona is asking the parents of high school students and junior high school students to pledge never to use guns or violence to resolve problems.The “Student/Parent/Principal Contract for Eliminating Guns […]

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Mayors Against Bloomberg’s Bombast

| August 14, 2013

Mayors Against Bloomberg’s Bombast During the past couple of decades, as their wretched little cause slowly lost ground, it dawned on the more adroit of America’s gun control outfits that they might profit from the invention of a new language to market their appeals. Thus it was that we moved away from a debate in […]

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Wife protects husband from robbers at restaurant, KPRC, Houston, Texas 08/08/13

| August 14, 2013

Wife protects husband from robbers at restaurant, KPRC, Houston, Texas 08/08/13 A woman and her family were dining at a Denny’s in Houston, Texas when a group of six men armed with guns attempted to rob her husband while she was in the restroom. When the woman exited the restroom and spotted the hold-up, she […]

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Sales Online Prompt Gun-Control Groups Against Internet

| August 13, 2013

Sales Online Prompt Gun-Control Groups Against Internet A private seller from Pensacola, Florida, is offering to trade an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle for a jet ski or a riding lawn mower. Another in Huntsville, Alabama, will barter ammunition and magazines for an iPad Mini. View full story

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California gun-control bills advance in Sacramento

| August 13, 2013

California gun-control bills advance in Sacramento Key legislative committee votes in Sacramento this week have moved several gun-control bills closer to floor votes, the governor's desk and perhaps the lawbooks. View full story

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California gun-control bills advance in Sacramento

| August 13, 2013

California gun-control bills advance in Sacramento Key legislative committee votes in Sacramento this week have moved several gun-control bills closer to floor votes, the governor's desk and perhaps the lawbooks. View full story

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California gun control bills advance in Sacramento

| August 13, 2013

California gun control bills advance in Sacramento A package of bills that would once again give California the nation’s toughest gun control laws passed a key legislative hurdle Tuesday, setting up a white hot Capitol showdown.The Assembly Committee on Public Safety hearing offered a preview of that battle, as dozens of gun control advocates including […]

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Mississippi wrangles with open carry law

| August 13, 2013

Mississippi wrangles with open carry law In Mississippi, where gun rights have wide support, a legal debate is raging over gun legislation.Gov. Phil Bryant signed an amended law earlier this year stipulating that gun owners don’t need a special permit to carry a gun in a holster or carrying case, as long as it is […]

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The check-box felon

| August 13, 2013

The check-box felon A “straw purchase” case that goes before the Supreme Court in October will be an important test. When someone who is ineligible to own a gun, such as a onetime felon, pays someone to buy a gun for him, this is called a “straw purchase.” In one notorious example, the U.S. Justice […]

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Resident of student apartment complex fights off home invader, WTVD, Raleigh, N.C. 08/2/13, The News Observer, Raleigh, N.C. 08/10/13

| August 13, 2013

Resident of student apartment complex fights off home invader, WTVD, Raleigh, N.C. 08/2/13, The News Observer, Raleigh, N.C. 08/10/13 Vincent Reed Bellamy was at home in a student apartment complex in Raleigh, N.C. at around 1:45 a.m. when an armed intruder broke into the dwelling. Bellamy responded to the threat by shooting the criminal, and […]

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Extremists publish how-to manual for hunting & trapping saboteurs

| August 13, 2013

Extremists publish how-to manual for hunting & trapping saboteurs Environmentalists upset with a federal proposal to remove protections for wolves across most of the U.S. have posted a manual on how to disrupt wolf hunts and sabotage traps.The 12-page manual published online Monday by Earth First! tells would be saboteurs that Internet activism alone can […]

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