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West Virginia Governor Bucks Legislature, Vetoes Permit-Less Concealed Carry Bill

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.20.2015 | Politics

West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (D) vetoed a bill Friday that would have eliminated the permit requirement for concealed carry, citing the concern...

Samantha Lachman

This Is Where Likely 2016 Voters Draw The Line On Gun Rights | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A vast majority of likely 2016 voters oppose legislation that would allow gun owners to carry their concealed weapons without a permit, ...

Samantha Lachman

Nevada GOP Pushes New Gun Law Reminiscent Of 'Stand Your Ground' | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Nevada state Senate committee considered a controversial package of gun-rights provisions on Wednesday, just a day before the third an...

Nikki Haley: Loaded Guns In Bars Are OK, But Not Loaded Gun Owners

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) isn't too concerned by the fiery prospect of mixing guns and alcohol. The Charleston City Paper reported Tuesd...

Florida To Reach ONE MILLION Concealed Weapon Permits

The Huffington Post | Joey Francilus and Janie Campbell | Posted 12.12.2012 | Miami

If there were any doubt about the Sunshine State becoming the "wild, wild west," Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam announced Wednesday that...

Concealed-Weapon Permit Holders Defend Right To Firearms On Campus

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 12.18.2012 | Denver

A University of Colorado discussion about guns on campus changed course Wednesday as at least a half-dozen people in the audience identified themselve...

Guns At School? Colorado Republicans Say 'Yes'

Posted 01.25.2012 | Education

Colorado state senators on Monday rejected legislation proposed by Republicans that would allow concealed weapons on school campuses, KJCT 8 News repo...

The Real Slippery Slope of Gun Laws

Josh Horwitz | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

Denied a concealed handgun permit in your home state because of your criminal and mental health background? No problem. Thanks to the NRA, you'll now simply be able to mail-order a permit from Utah or Florida and you're ready to carry.

David Lohr

Ohio Cop Suspended After Cursing Out Gun Owner | David Lohr | Posted 12.10.2012 | Crime

A Canton, Ohio, police officer remains on administrative leave this week as video of the officer yelling, cursing and threatening a citizen during a r...

Concealed Permit Holders Do Not Have To Observe UVA's No Gun Policy, Says Attorney General

Posted 09.06.2011 | College

Last week Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli wrote that concealed weapon permits overrule the University of Virginia's strict no gun policy, i.e...

Concealed Weapons On CU Campus?

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.08.2011 | Denver

The Colorado Supreme Court today is hearing arguments for whether or not the University of Colorado will allow concealed permit weapons on campus. ...

Make Concerns of Gun Violence Victims a Priority

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Elected officials must consider the awesome responsibility of the jobs they've been entrusted to do. Talk to victims, survivors, and law enforcement about the all too pervasive and underreported tragedy of gun violence. And then do something to halt it.

Tens Of Thousands Of Non-Residents Taking Advantage Of Utah's Lax Gun Laws To Carry Concealed Weapons In Their Own States

New York Times | DAN FROSCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

James Roe, a 64-year-old computer consultant from rural Pennsylvania, spent a recent Saturday in a Pittsburgh suburb learning about riflings, hangfire...

Missouri Lawmakers Train With Firearms, Push Legislation To Carry Concealed Weapons In Capitol

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lawmakers in Missouri are packing heat. The Kansas City Star reports that state legislators are taking firearms-training courses and pushing legisla...

Another Month, Another Batch of CCW Killings

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

The only thing as constant as the gun lobby's claim that concealed handgun permit holders are model citizens who never commit crimes is the ever-growing list of killings by CCW holders that prove such claims false.

107 and Counting: Killings by Concealed Handgun Permit Holders

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

Those who bluster on about the "public service" provided by concealed handgun permit holders are the first to turn tail and run in the face of demands for detailed information from government agencies on permit holders.

Barack Obama: "I Am Not In Favor Of Concealed Weapons"

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Would you feel safer having more loaded and concealed guns being carried in the public places you and your family visit?

Pittsburgh Attack: Sixth Mass Shooting by a Concealed Handgun Licensee in Just Over Two Years

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

Concealed handgun permit holders want what they want. Period. And there's no number of mass shootings, dead policeman, or innocent victims that will ever change their minds.

Senate Set to Nationalize Concealed Handgun Laws That Have Killed 7 Cops, 44 Private Citizens

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

For over two decades a top priority of the gun lobby has been establishing and expanding state laws that allow the carrying of concealed handguns by private citizens. This effort may culminate as early as today.

Plaxico Burress Shoots Himself Into The Gun Debate

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

The gun pushers want us all to be afraid of one another so we feel the need to carry a semi-automatic pistol every time we leave the house. Apparently Burress felt that way.