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Maryland: Record gun sales keep spiking, as ban was debated

| October 3, 2013

Maryland: Record gun sales keep spiking, as ban was debated Maryland gun dealers have sold more firearms in the first nine months of this year than in all of 2011 and 2012 combined, the state police said Wednesday.Buyers have applied to purchase 117,009 guns this year as lawmakers debated and enacted some of the toughest […]

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Colorado: Senators sworn in after historic recall over new gun laws

| October 3, 2013

Colorado: Senators sworn in after historic recall over new gun laws Two Republicans were sworn in Thursday to replace the Colorado Senate Democrats they defeated in historic recalls over new gun restrictions.Former Colorado Springs Councilman Bernie Herpin and retired Pueblo police officer George Rivera took the oath of office in front of a Senate packed […]

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California’s legislature says hunting rifles are ‘assault weapons’ because…why not?

| October 3, 2013

California’s legislature says hunting rifles are ‘assault weapons’ because…why not? California Gov. Jerry Brown will soon decide whether to sign a bill that expands his state’s “assault weapon” ban to cover any centerfire rifle with a detachable magazine. That’s a very broad category, the National Rifle Association notes, since “millions of semi automatic rifles have […]

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Last Week to Urge Governor to Veto Several Anti-Gun/Anti-Hunting Bills

| October 3, 2013

Last Week to Urge Governor to Veto Several Anti-Gun/Anti-Hunting Bills Governor Jerry Brown has until October 13 to sign or veto the onerous bills listed below and he STILL needs to hear your OPPOSITION EVERYDAY!  Although some in the media tend to grossly underreport the amount of opposition to these misguided bills, Governor Brown needs to […]

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Shots fired near US Capitol | Fox News

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Shots fired near US Capitol | Fox News. Shots are fired near US Capitol after an apparent car chase that started when a woman tried to ram a security barrier near the White House, putting the Hill temporarily on lockdown in a chaotic scene Thursday.

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Faced With NRA Legal Action Canyon High School and Orange Unified School District Issue Apology to Student Who Wore NRA T-Shirt

| October 3, 2013

Faced With NRA Legal Action Canyon High School and Orange Unified School District Issue Apology to Student Who Wore NRA T-Shirt Haley Bullwinkle, the sophomore at Canyon High School in Orange County, California, and her parents have received an unconditional apology from Michael Christensen, the Superintendent of Schools, Orange County Unified School District, for the […]

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OC High School Student Ordered To Remove NRA T-Shirt Because It Promotes "Gun Violence"

| October 3, 2013

OC High School Student Ordered To Remove NRA T-Shirt Because It Promotes "Gun Violence" A student at a high school in Anaheim Hills said administrators ordered her to change out of a T-shirt that promoted the National Rifle Association. Sophomore Haley Bullwinkle said when she wore her NRA shirt to Canyon High School last month, […]

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2 gunmen open fire at Chicago basketball court, at least 13 wounded, incl 3yo — RT USA

2 gunmen open fire at Chicago basketball court, at least 13 wounded, incl 3yo — RT USA

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: Didn’t see this one in mainstream media. 2 gunmen open fire at Chicago basketball court, at least 13 wounded, incl 3yo — RT USA. Chicago police say two gunmen attacked a crowd on a park basketball court, with at least 13 people injured in the shooting, including three-year-old, their conditions from serious to […]

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California: Pleasant Hill delays decision on regulating firearms and ammunition sales

| October 2, 2013

California: Pleasant Hill delays decision on regulating firearms and ammunition sales Following hours of debate, the City Council on Monday delayed a decision on an ordinance regulating the sales of firearms and ammunition.On a 4-1 vote, the council passed a motion directing the city attorney to prepare a report comparing the additional regulations the proposed […]

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Mississippi: A.G. respects Right-to-Carry on campus, with enhanced permit

| October 2, 2013

Mississippi: A.G. respects Right-to-Carry on campus, with enhanced permit A person with an enhanced concealed carry permit the kind that requires firearms training may legally take a concealed weapon onto parts of public school campuses that are generally open to the public, but not onto parts of campus that require permission for access, Mississippi Attorney […]

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NRA takes aim at California’s sweeping gun control bill

| October 2, 2013

NRA takes aim at California’s sweeping gun control bill The National Rifle Association says it plans to sue the state of California if Gov. Jerry Brown signs a bill approved by state lawmakers that would ban the future sale of most types of semi automatic rifles that accept detachable magazines. View full story Originally posted […]

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Poll: Stronger gun laws wouldn't have stopped Navy Yard shooting

| October 2, 2013

Poll: Stronger gun laws wouldn't have stopped Navy Yard shooting Despite that sentiment, a majority of voters continue to support background checks and stricter gun laws View full story

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Poll: Stricter gun laws would not have stopped Navy Yard shooter

| October 2, 2013

Poll: Stricter gun laws would not have stopped Navy Yard shooter Washington (CNN) – Support for background checks for all gun-buyers remains high, but more than six in 10 American voters say tougher gun laws would not have prevented last month's Washington Navy Yard Shooting, according to a new poll. The Quinnipiac University survey released […]

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‘Greatest generation’ veterans sweep past barricades at memorial in their honor | Fox News

‘Greatest generation’ veterans sweep past barricades at memorial in their honor | Fox News

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘Greatest generation’ veterans sweep past barricades at memorial in their honor | Fox News. By Edmund DeMarche Published October 01, 2013 FoxNews.com What was meant to be a final gathering of heroes Tuesday instead became a final victory for dozens of World War II combat vets who refused to let the government’s budget battle block […]

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NRA threatens suit over Calif. gun bill

| October 2, 2013

NRA threatens suit over Calif. gun bill The National Rifle Association plans to sue the state of California if Gov. Jerry Brown signs a bill restricting the sale of some commonly used hunting rifles, raising the stakes as the deadline approaches for the governor’s decision. The “worst of the worst” is SB 374, according to […]

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Federal Judge Rejects Request To Delay New Gun Laws

| October 1, 2013

Federal Judge Rejects Request To Delay New Gun Laws Two up, two down. A federal district judge denies requests for temporary restraining orders to delay the state's new gun laws. View full story

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Supreme Court to decide if domestic violence charge enough for a gun ban

| October 1, 2013

Supreme Court to decide if domestic violence charge enough for a gun ban The Supreme Court will decide whether a man’s Tennessee misdemeanor domestic assault plea should ban him from owning a gun.The high court on Tuesday agreed to hear an appeal of James Castleman’s case. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maryland: Federal judge refuses to block new gun law

| October 1, 2013

Maryland: Federal judge refuses to block new gun law A federal judge on Tuesday refused to block implementation of Maryland’s new gun control law, citing the late date of the challenge — just two business days before it was set to take effect — as an indication the law posed no imminent threat to core […]

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Are guns the problem?

| October 1, 2013

Are guns the problem? Every time there’s a shooting tragedy, there are more calls for gun control. Let’s examine a few historical facts. By 1910, the National Rifle Association had succeeded in establishing 73 NRA affiliated high school rifle clubs. The 1911 second edition of the Boy Scout Handbook made qualification in NRA’s junior marksmanship […]

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Court says Holder can’t stop Fast And Furious truth search

| October 1, 2013

Court says Holder can’t stop Fast And Furious truth search The most transparent administration in history suffered a defeat Monday, when U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson turned down the Justice Department’s request to dismiss a lawsuit seeking “Fast and Furious” documents hidden by Attorney General Eric Holder and the Justice Department after President […]

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