The National Rifle Association supports the first challenge to Knoxville’s decision to deny handgun carry permit holders access to public lands. Filed this morning, the suit is based on legislation Governor Haslam signed this year allowing for individuals with valid permits to carry firearms in any state, county, or municipality run park.
Governor Brown has until Sunday, October 11, to decide to VETO or sign the two remaining anti-gun bills on his desk. Please let Governor Brown know that these bills would do nothing to address crime and that they would only impact law-abiding gun owners.
Three days after saying Democrats in Washington should threaten to shut down the government unless federal gun control legislation is adopted, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday backed down from that linkage, but did say fellow Democrats have “shied away” from addressing national gun law changes.
There’s been much talk recently — including from President Obama — about there being a substantial correlation between state-level gun death rates and state gun laws. Now correlation obviously doesn’t equal causation; there may be lots of other factors that are the true causes of both of the things that are being measured. But if […]
A controversial measure that would allow Floridians with concealed-weapons permits to carry those items openly in public easily cleared its first hurdle on Tuesday, but the legislation still faces several more tests before it could become law.
Last week's shooting massacre at a southern Oregon community college quickly reverberated through the presidential campaign as gun-control advocates made it clear they would press for tougher firearms laws during the 2016 campaign.