I've seen "The NRA is RACIST!!!" claimed over and over again, often using the death of Philando Castile as if it is "proof" of this claim. The people making this argument do so without knowledge of gun control laws or the full facts behind this case. The Philando Castile shooting - Background: On July 6, … Continue reading Philando Castile’s death has nothing to do with the NRA, and no it is not “proof” they are “racist.”
CNN took a break from being complete garbage to allow New York District Attorney Vance a chance at bat: Manhattan DA: This bill could turn your city into the Wild West Blood will RUN in the STREETS!!!! Where have we heard that before? Oh yeah, every single anti-gun argument since CCW reform began in the … Continue reading NY DA doesn’t want CCW reciprocity… because ISIS. For real?
Just released: The en banc court affirmed the district courts’ judgments and held that there is no Second Amendment right for members of the general public to carry concealed firearms in public. Appellants, who live in San Diego and Yolo Counties, sought to carry concealed firearms in public for self-defense, but alleged they were denied licenses to do so because … Continue reading Breaking: 9th Circuit en banc on Peruta – 2nd Amendment does not apply to concealed carry
From the NRA: Today, House Bill 531 was introduced by state Representatives Hubert Collins (D-97) and Jody Richards (D-20). HB 531 would allow a law-abiding individual, to lawfully carry a concealed handgun for self-defense without needing to first obtain a government-issued license. This legislation has been referred to the House Judiciary Committee for consideration, and your … Continue reading KY Permitless Carry a possibility? HB 531!
The Honolulu Police Department is requiring a doctor's note that many doctors are not willing to write. A former service member tells us he's followed all of HPD's rules, but he's stuck in a policy deadlock because his insurer won't comply. http://m.hawaiinewsnow.com/hawaiinewsnow/db_330510/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=d2AZ9dtm If you think this wasn't by design, you are naive.
As usual, Larry hits the nail on the head in this great post: Paris. Coming soon to a location near you. Mumbai, Beslan, and a thousand others, we’ve seen this before, and we’ll see it again. On the personal, local level, this is another example of why you should carry a gun. No, we don’t expect … Continue reading I was going to write something up, but he did it better: Larry Correia on the Paris Attack
Just another example of a good guy with a gun: Local 4 has learned the robber walked into the bank and announced a hold-up. He received money from a teller and then pointed the gun at the customer, who shot him. [The CCW holder] shot him in both arms and the leg. http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/customer-shoots-bank-robber-in-warren/35398190 If you are … Continue reading CCW success story: Bank Robber shot by civilian with CCW
Mother Jones (never known for their journalistic integrity or honesty on the topic of firearms) vomited up this piece of journalistic excrement today: New Harvard Research Debunks the NRA's Favorite Talking Points Surveys drawing on scores of experts reveal a clear consensus against the gun lobby. In it we have the usual uncritical fluff piece … Continue reading Opinion polls “debunk” facts now? “New Harvard Research Debunks the NRA’s Favorite Talking Points”
Maryland is going through CCW law hearings right now and the following is testimony from a resident who lends a personal face to what is otherwise just statistics: Kudos to the Daily Mail for actually being impartial in presenting this in their story: This incredibly difficult moment a rape survivor stood up in Maryland state Senate hearing … Continue reading Rape Survivor testifies at Maryland Legislator for Concealed Carry
Maryland is one of the most hostile states to firearms owners. In this video, Jack McCauley (the former commander of Maryland's Gun Licensing Division) explains why he was wrong about gun owners & his preconceptions about them. His credentials: Commander of the Maryland State Police Licensing Division, 24 year veteran of the MSP Member of … Continue reading Former Commander of the Maryland State Police Gun Licensing Division on Gun Owners, Concealed Carry and misconceptions about them.