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Local Sheriff Says Agency Will Ignore Gun Control Laws – YouTube

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Local Sheriff Says Agency Will Ignore Gun Control Laws – YouTube.

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Strict Chicago Gun Laws Can’t Stem Fatal Shots

| January 28, 2013

Strict Chicago Gun Laws Can’t Stem Fatal Shots The city’s experience has revealed the complications inherent in carrying out local gun laws around the nation. View full story

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Update: Obama claim on background checks moved from ‘verdict pending’ to 2 Pinocchios – The Washington Post

| January 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Posted by Glenn Kessler at 04:20 PM ET, 01/25/2013 Earlier this week, we gave this claim a “verdict pending.” We said we faced a bit of a conundrum because the 40 percent statistic was based on a single, relatively small survey of 251 people from nearly two decades ago — but that foes of gun […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Journalist Accosted by Security over Mayor Bloomberg Gun Control Question

| January 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

In an explosive exchange outside the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington, D.C., security guards for billionaire New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg accosted senior Talk Radio Network investigative reporter Jason Mattera when he asked the mayor about his strong support for gun control. via Posted at www.breitbart.com | Read Full Story: EXCLUSIVE: Journalist […]

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Mark Mattioli, Father of Sandy Hook Victim, Says Better Enforcement, Not New Laws, Are Needed | Capitol Watch

| January 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Story posted here: By Daniela Altimari On January 28, 2013 Posted at: Mark Mattioli, Father of Sandy Hook Victim, Says Better Enforcement, Not New Laws, Are Needed | Capitol Watch. The first speakers at Monday’s lengthy hearing on gun policy at the state Capitol complex were the parents of one of the young victims of […]

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Police barred from Vermont gun range over proposed semi-automatic rifle ban | Fox News

| January 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
Police barred from Vermont gun range over proposed semi-automatic rifle ban | Fox News

The battle over the right to bear arms is flaring in Vermont, where a local gun range has moved to prohibit the Burlington Police Department from training at its facilities after the City Council voted to advance a measure banning semi-automatic rifles and large-capacity magazines. The leadership of the Lamoille Valley Fish and Game Club […]

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Skeptical congresswoman challenges Obama to skeet shooting match

| January 28, 2013

Skeptical congresswoman challenges Obama to skeet shooting match Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tennessee, joined a chorus of skeptics who questioned President Barack Obama’s recent comments about his hobby of skeet shooting, a sport where participants fire shotguns to break airborne clay disks. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Mississippi: Panel OKs sealing Right-to-Carry records

| January 28, 2013

Mississippi: Panel OKs sealing Right-to-Carry records A Mississippi House committee has advanced a bill that would seal what are now public records for state issued permits to carry concealed weapons.House Bill 485 passed the Judiciary A Committee on Monday. It moves to the full House for more debate. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Arkansas: Senate approves bill respecting Right-to-Carry in churches

| January 28, 2013

Arkansas: Senate approves bill respecting Right-to-Carry in churches The Arkansas Senate has approved a proposal to allow concealed handguns in churches and other houses of worship.By a 28-4 vote, the Senate on Monday approved a proposal that would leave it up to churches and other religious institutions to decide whether to allow concealed weapons. Churches […]

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Google Map of handgun owners posted online isn't exactly accurate

| January 28, 2013

The Journal News, a local New York paper, decides to post a map of all those who own handguns in the area. Like so much that's online, it contains errors — massive errors. View full story

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Cops Angry Over State’s New Anti-Gun Laws – On the Inside – DNAinfo.com New York

| January 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
Cops Angry Over State’s New Anti-Gun Laws – On the Inside – DNAinfo.com New York

NEW YORK CITY — One unlikely group is upset with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s tough anti-gun law — cops. Buried in the state’s new anti-gun law, retired officers — like the general public — are restricted to only seven bullets in an ammo clip. Police officers, federal agents, prison guards, state police and other members of […]

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Minnesota: Gun Control Bills to Be Heard Next Week in the House Public Safety Committee

| January 28, 2013

Minnesota: Gun Control Bills to Be Heard Next Week in the House Public Safety Committee House Public Safety Committee Chairman Michael Paymar, a long-time anti-gun advocate, plans to hold committee hearings on his gun control proposals beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 5 through Thursday, February 7 in State Office Building Room 10.  At this time, none […]

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Wisconsin sheriff urges residents to arm themselves | Fox News

| January 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
Wisconsin sheriff urges residents to arm themselves | Fox News

A sheriff who released a radio ad urging Milwaukee-area residents to learn to handle firearms so they can defend themselves while waiting for police said Friday that law enforcement cutbacks have changed the way police can respond to crime. In the 30-second commercial, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr. says personal safety is no longer […]

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Connecticut Legislature Hearing on Gun Violence

| January 28, 2013

Connecticut Legislature Hearing on Gun Violence A Connecticut task force on gun violence is hearing from various sides on Monday. View full story

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From Brazil to Japan: gun laws around the world

| January 28, 2013

From Brazil to Japan: gun laws around the world Gun control efforts and results vary widely around the globe. Here's a look at two effective cases and one cautionary tale. View full story

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NY’s new gun laws generating more reaction and controversy, state sheriffs have mixed review

| January 28, 2013

New York State was the first to pass new gun restrictions in light of the Newtown killings, but the reaction is mixed. The NYS Sheriff’s Association has come out with a position paper on the legislation and there are several petitions calling for impeachment of Governor Cuomo. View full story

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Arkansas: State Senate Passes Church Carry, Bill Advances to House

| January 28, 2013

Arkansas: State Senate Passes Church Carry, Bill Advances to House Today, the Arkansas Senate passed Senate Bill 71 by a 28-4 vote with three senators not voting.  This legislation, introduced by state Senator Bryan King (R-5), would remove the absolute prohibition on concealed carry permit holders from being able to defend themselves in any church or other place of worship.  If SB 71 is […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR BALL JOINS WESTCHESTER, PUTNAM AND DUTCHESS COUNTY OFFICIALS TO RENEW CALL FOR UNFUNDED MANDATE RELIEF

| January 28, 2013

MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR BALL JOINS WESTCHESTER, PUTNAM AND DUTCHESS COUNTY OFFICIALS TO RENEW CALL FOR UNFUNDED MANDATE RELIEF ­­FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Joe Bachmeier, (845) 200-9716 *** MEDIA ADVISORY*** ***Thursday, January 31st at 10:00 AM*** Brewster, N.Y. – 1/28/2013 – Governor Andrew Cuomo lacked to address the need for unfunded mandate relief in his State […]

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Wyoming: Senate Passes Important Pro-Hunting Reform Bill While House Considers Two Right to Carry Reform Bills

| January 28, 2013

Wyoming: Senate Passes Important Pro-Hunting Reform Bill While House Considers Two Right to Carry Reform Bills Three bills of interest to gun owners and sportsmen in the Cowboy State are moving through the state legislature in Cheyenne. The House Judiciary Committee will have a hearing tomorrow to consider two bills: House Bill 103, introduced by […]

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Obama claim that 40 percent of gun sales lack background checks get 2 Pinocchios from Washington Post

| January 28, 2013

Obama claim that 40 percent of gun sales lack background checks get 2 Pinocchios from Washington Post Despite claims from President Obama and Vice President Biden that 40% of all gun sales aren’t subject to a background check, a Washington Post analysis has found that to be incorrect and awared the president’s claim Two Pinocchios. […]

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