Monthly Archives: January 2014

Gun Rights Groups Appeal Thursday Court Decision – CT Newsjunkie

Gun Rights Groups Appeal Thursday Court Decision CT Newsjunkie A lawyer for a group of gun rights groups and firearm sellers has appealed a Thursday decision by a federal court judge upholding a new Connecticut gun control law as constitutional. Attorney Brian Stapleton filed a notice of appeal Thursday, just a … Continue reading

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Legislature has chance to strengthen gun laws – Indianapolis Star

Legislature has chance to strengthen gun laws Indianapolis Star An employee with a holstered .45 handgun stands behind the counter Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at Caswells Shooting Range in Mesa, Ariz. On Monday, April 5, 2010, Gov. Jan Brewer has signed into law two bills supported by gun-rights activists. One of the … and more » Continue reading

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Kansas lawmakers consider bill to expand gun rights – Basehor Sentinel

Kansas lawmakers consider bill to expand gun rights Basehor Sentinel Topeka — Influential gun rights groups are pushing proposals in Kansas to strip cities and counties of any power to restrict the open carrying of firearms or regulate guns, telling legislators Thursday that a muddle of local rules confuses firearms … and more » Continue reading

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Connecticut Gun Control Law Ruled Constitutional, Second Amendment Advocates Will Appeal

Connecticut’s gun control law was ruled Constitutional during a court hearing yesterday. The controversial law which banned high-capacity magazines in the state is not supported by the NRA or Second Amendment gun rights advocates. The gun ban was drafted as a response to the Sandy Hook school shooting tragedy. Governor Dan Malloy singed the Violence… Read more » Connecticut Gun Control Law … Continue reading

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‘Restriction must be at the core’ of the Second Amendment, idea of tyranny is … – Guns.com

Guns.com 'Restriction must be at the core' of the Second Amendment , idea of tyranny is … Guns.com When two law professors went head to head earlier this month during a debate on Second Amendment rights, one did not hesitate to say that, although he claims to support those rights for the sake of self-defense, “Restriction has to be at the core of … Continue reading

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Kansas lawmakers consider bill to expand gun rights – Lawrence Journal World

Kansas.com Kansas lawmakers consider bill to expand gun rights Lawrence Journal World TOPEKA — Influential gun rights groups are pushing proposals in Kansas to strip cities and counties of any power to restrict the open carrying of firearms or regulate guns, telling legislators Thursday that a muddle of local rules confuses firearms … NRA And KSRA Behind Push For New Gun-Rights Bill KMUW all 32 news articles » Continue reading

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Gun law – part 2 – Philippine Star

Gun law – part 2 Philippine Star Last week, we started this short series on the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 10591, the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act, with General Louie T. Oppus, chief of the Firearms & Explosives Office (FEO) as  … Continue reading

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Gallup poll: Americans seeing gun laws as too strict has tripled since 2013 – Guns.com

Gallup poll: Americans seeing gun laws as too strict has tripled since 2013 Guns.com Americans have become more dissatisfied with gun laws over the past year, but this is attributable to a greater percentage who say gun laws are too strict, rather than not being strict enough. Americans' changing views could set the course for future … and more » Continue reading

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Former congresswoman Giffords testifies on gun rights in Olympia – Kirkland Reporter

Examiner.com Former congresswoman Giffords testifies on gun rights in Olympia Kirkland Reporter Former congresswoman Giffords testifies on gun rights in Olympia. Gabrielle Giffords just before testifying before the House Judiciary Committee on Initiative 594, which would expand background checks for gun sale and transfers. — image credit … I-591 certified with more signatures than gun control measure Examiner.com Gun rights discussion starts in Olympia as former Congresswoman Giffords testifies Bainbridge Island Review all 6 news articles » Continue reading

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Gun grabs under fire: Majority of Americans condemn 2nd Amendment tweaks

More Americans who are dissatisfied with the country's gun laws want them to be less strict and fewer want them to be stricter, according to a new poll from Gallup. Overall, 55 percent of Americans are dissatisfied with the country's gun laws — the highest figure since 2001. … Continue reading

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