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Washington DC Handgun Ban Judged Unconstitutional

Washington DC Handgun Ban Judged Unconstitutional   The prolonged battle over gun law in our nation’s capital continues, now that a federal judge declared a gun control law unconstitutional. Judge Fredrick J. Scullin Jr. has ended the prohibition of carrying pistols in public. This is the…>read more

1 Comment July 28, 2014

Federal Court Strikes down San Diego Requirements of Showing “Good Cause” to Get a Concealed-Carry Gun License

Federal Court Strikes down San Diego Requirements of Showing “Good Cause” to Get a Concealed-Carry Gun License In a ruling that gave a jolt to gun-control advocates, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals voided San Diego’s requirements that applicants for concealed-carry gun licenses show “good cause” before being issued a permit to carry a concealed weapon.…>read more

No Comment February 14, 2014

Federal Court Upholds Connecticut’s Gun Laws as Constitutional

Federal Court Upholds Connecticut’s Gun Laws as Constitutional Judge Alfred Covello in the U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut has ruled the state’s new gun laws as constitutional. The lawsuit had been filed last May in federal court in challenge of new gun control regulations. The bipartisan law…>read more

1 Comment January 31, 2014

Federal Court in New York Upholds the SAFE Act

Federal Court in New York Upholds the SAFE Act Chief U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny in Buffalo has found the SAFE Act, New York’s gun control law to be constitutional, but has struck down the limit imposed on magazines. The court held that the SAFE Act restriction on…>read more

No Comment January 1, 2014

US Takes Executive Actions on Gun Control

US Takes Executive Actions on Gun Control On Thursday, during the swearing in ceremony of the new head of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Vice President Joe Biden revealed that the federal government had closed a loophole in the gun laws. The executive…>read more

No Comment August 30, 2013

9th Circuit Rules against State Laws That Attempt to Oust Federal Gun Rules

9th Circuit Rules against State Laws That Attempt to Oust Federal Gun Rules On Friday, the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the decision of a lower court against the 2009 Montana Firearms Freedom Act. The law has also been adopted in many other pro-gun states, and it attempts to assert that…>read more

No Comment August 26, 2013

NRA Files Petition for Certiorari to Let Minors Have Guns

NRA Files Petition for Certiorari to Let Minors Have Guns On Monday,  29th July the National Rifle Association of America filed a petition for writ of certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in the Supreme Court of the United States. The matter is National…>read more

1 Comment August 2, 2013

President Obama Speaks on Trayvon Martin’s Death

President Obama Speaks on Trayvon Martin’s Death On Friday, President Obama spoke at length on the issue of the death of Trayvon Martin, and how it affects him personally, and how the nation could look at it. The President strongly identified himself with Trayvon and said, “You…>read more

No Comment July 20, 2013

North Carolina Court of Appeals Rules Pardoned Felon May Bear Arms

North Carolina Court of Appeals Rules Pardoned Felon May Bear Arms On Tuesday, the North Carolina Court of Appeals ruled that Franklin Booth, a convicted felon later pardoned by Gov. Jim Hunt by an officially issued Pardon of Forgiveness cannot be prohibited from bearing arms under the state’s gun control laws.…>read more

No Comment June 6, 2013

Ricin-Laced Anonymous Letters Protesting Gun Control Sent to NY Mayor

Ricin-Laced Anonymous Letters Protesting Gun Control Sent to NY Mayor New York law enforcement authorities said on Wednesday that two anonymous letters addressed to Michael Bloomberg, the Mayor of New York City, and his gun control group, have been found laced with the deadly poison ricin. The anonymous letters referred…>read more

No Comment May 30, 2013

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