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Chief: Rochester man scares off burglars with AR 15 rifle | www.WHEC.com

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
Chief: Rochester man scares off burglars with AR 15 rifle | www.WHEC.com

Posted at: www.whec.com Rochester Police Chief James Sheppard says a resident of a home confronted two burglars with a semi-automatic assault rifle and scared the would-be burglars off. It happened around midnight Tuesday. Chief Sheppard says the weapon is legal and is legally owned by the resident. It’s the style of gun that the homeowner […]

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Kentucky: Hearing on Restrictive Ordinance in Henderson TONIGHT

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Kentucky: Hearing on Restrictive Ordinance in Henderson TONIGHT The City of Henderson Board of Commissioners is holding a special meeting tonight at 5:30 p.m. to discuss a proposed ordinance that would prohibit persons from carrying concealed firearms in city owned or controlled buildings. To view this proposed ordinance, see pages 142 to 144 of the meeting agenda from the […]

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Gun-control advocates and opponents take on Harrisburg

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gun-control advocates and opponents take on Harrisburg HARRISBURG – The passionate debate over gun laws erupted inside and outside the state Capitol on Wednesday. On the steps, about 150 gun-rights proponents – most of them armed – rallied against calls from President Obama and others to tighten gun laws in the aftermath of the Newtown, […]

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Gun-control advocates and opponents take aim on Harrisburg

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gun-control advocates and opponents take aim on Harrisburg HARRISBURG – The passionate debate over gun laws erupted inside and outside the state Capitol on Wednesday. On the steps, about 150 gun-rights proponents – most of them armed – rallied against calls from President Obama and others to tighten gun laws in the aftermath of the […]

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Gun control bill faces long odds in Congress

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gun control bill faces long odds in Congress Assault weapons ban being introduced today has little chance at passage, but it may improve odds for more modest measures View full story

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Gun-control advocates and opponents take on Harrisburg

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gun-control advocates and opponents take on Harrisburg HARRISBURG – The passionate debate over gun laws erupted inside and outside the state Capitol on Wednesday. On the steps, about 150 gun-rights proponents – most of them armed – rallied against calls from President Obama and others to tighten gun laws in the aftermath of the Newtown, […]

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Utah Sheriffs’ Association will not back down on gun control

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Utah Sheriffs' Association will not back down on gun control.

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Sowell: Do gun control laws control guns?

| January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sowell: Do gun control laws control guns? The gun control controversy is only the latest of many issues to be debated almost solely in terms of fixed preconceptions, with little or no examination of hard facts. View full story

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Rallies in Harrisburg feature both sides of gun debate

| January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Rallies in Harrisburg feature both sides of gun debate HARRISBURG – The passionate debate over gun laws erupted inside and outside the state Capitol on Wednesday. View full story

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Gun owner saves boy from vicious pit bull attack, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C. 01/22/13

| January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gun owner saves boy from vicious pit bull attack, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C. 01/22/13 An 11-year-old boy was riding a bike through his Washington, D.C. neighborhood when he encountered a trio of unleashed pit bulls. The pit bulls viciously attacked the boy, with the young man’s uncle later recalling that all three of the […]

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California: Glendale City Council Approves City Attorney Drafting Ordinance to Ban the Glendale Gun Show

| January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

California: Glendale City Council Approves City Attorney Drafting Ordinance to Ban the Glendale Gun Show On Tuesday, January 22, the Glendale City Council voted 4 to 1 for the City Attorney to draft an ordinance banning gun shows on city-owned property, in effect banning the two-decade old Glendale Gun Show that has not had any […]

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Sen. Feinstein’s new semi-auto ban

| January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sen. Feinstein’s new semi-auto ban California Democrat Dianne Feinstein will begin her fourth full term as a U.S. senator much as she started her Senate career: fighting for a ban on assault weapons.Feinstein’s new bill, which will be introduced today in the Senate, among other things proposes to: View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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National semi-auto ban bill coming Thursday

| January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

National semi-auto ban bill coming Thursday Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s office confirmed that she will be introducing in the Senate Thursday a new version of the so-called assault weapon ban. A spokesman said the full text will be released at a press conference on Thursday. The California Democrat intends to expand on the ban that expired […]

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Does UN trade treaty figure in Obama’s plan?

| January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Does UN trade treaty figure in Obama’s plan? One day after President Barack Obama won re election, his  Administration agreed to a new round of  international negotiations to revive a United Nations sponsored treaty regulating the international sale of conventional arms, which critics fear could affect the Constitutionally protected right of U.S. citizens to purchase […]

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Biden sitting down for interview With Google on guns

| January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Biden sitting down for interview With Google on guns Vice President Joe Biden will sit down for an interview Thursday with Google Inc. (GOOG) to discuss gun violence, his first live interview since he and President Barack Obama were inaugurated for a second term.The interview, which will be broadcast on Google’s YouTube and Google+ pages, […]

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Arkansas: Committees advance gun measures

| January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Arkansas: Committees advance gun measures Legislation that would let church officials decide whether they want to allow people with concealed handgun permits to carry weapons in places of worship was endorsed Wednesday by the Senate Judiciary Committee.A House committee approved a resolution reaffirming the Legislature’s support for gun rights. View full story Originally posted at […]

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Illinois: Lt. Gov. Simon forming legislative working group on concealed carry

| January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Illinois: Lt. Gov. Simon forming legislative working group on concealed carry Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is inviting new lawmakers from across Illinois to work with her on a concealed carry law.A federal appeals court panel ruled last month that Illinois’ ban on concealed weapons is unconstitutional. Attorney General Lisa Madigan is appealing the ruling. But […]

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Texas: Lawmakers say Right-to-Carry bill needed

| January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Texas: Lawmakers say Right-to-Carry bill needed Texas lawmakers already are considering a bill that allows concealed handguns in college classrooms. A similar measure failed in 2011, but last month’s shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., had already helped renew the debate over safety in schools, and Tuesday’s gunfire at Lone Star College had […]

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Kansas: A.G.’s office ‘inundated’ by concealed carry applications

| January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Kansas: A.G.’s office ‘inundated’ by concealed carry applications The Kansas Attorney General’s Office has seen a dramatic uptick in applications for licenses to carry concealed handguns in the past three weeks.Assistant attorney general C.W. Klebe told the House Federal and State Affairs Committee members to “draw your own conclusions” about why, but the agency has […]

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Lott: The Facts About Assault Weapons and Crime

| January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Lott: The Facts About Assault Weapons and Crime Warning about “weapons designed for the theater of war,” President Obama on Wednesday called for immediate action on a new Federal Assault Weapons Ban. He said that “more of our fellow Americans might still be alive” if the original assault weapons ban, passed in 1994, had not […]

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