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Concealed Carry

Sam Stein

Eric Schneiderman Warns Reid, McConnell Not To Pass Concealed Weapons Bill | Sam Stein | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has sent a letter to Senate leadership urging them to derail a bill that would require state...

Sam Stein

Cory Booker: 'Insane' Concealed Weapons Bill Puts Cops At Risk | Sam Stein | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Gun control advocates are pressuring Congress to derail a bill that would facilitate what they see as a "race to the bottom" in terms of...

"Packing Heat on Your Street": Stop This Bill!

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

So much for states' rights. Under H.R. 822, Congress would prevent states from enforcing the restrictions they have deemed necessary for public safety against out-of-state gun carriers.

Sam Stein

Interstate Concealed Carry Bill Heads For A Vote | Sam Stein | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The arrest of a pro-gun-rights Tennessee lawmaker on charges of possession of a handgun while under the influence has provided a short-t...

Joe Walsh Fires Back At Anti-Gun Group's Criticism

Posted 12.04.2011 | Chicago

After ever-outspoken U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) told a Tea Party gun forum in Huntley, Ill., that he would be a "cheerleader" for gun rights in Cong...

Joe Walsh Vows To Fight For Gun Rights, Says Obama Administration Should Be Investigated

Posted 11.29.2011 | Chicago

Illinois the last state in the union without some form of concealed carry law on the books, and outspoken U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh says he is going to chan...

Rick Perry The Gunslinger

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

It's no secret that Republican Presidential candidate Rick Perry likes guns. What has not been known is how steeped he is in a radical pro-gun ideology that most Americans, and most gun owners, would find puzzling and dangerous.

Chris Cox's Failed Argument for Forced Concealed Carry

Cliff Schecter | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

If you live in a state that has common-sense laws for the issuance of a carry permit, consider that only 35 states require some type of training, certification or time at the firing range to carry a loaded, concealed weapon.

Voters to DC: "Get your hands off our gun permits"

Margie Omero | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics
Margie Omero

These days, with Congress receiving record low approval ratings, and with the Federal Government receiving lower ratings than the oil and gas industri...

Chicago Lawmaker: 'Black People Want Guns'

Posted 11.08.2011 | Chicago

Although Illinois' concealed carry bill was defeated in the House in May, a West Side democratic state legislator has suggested after a heated town ha...

Grandmother Sues Hammond, Ind., Over Gun Ban

Posted 10.30.2011 | Chicago

A grandmother who says she wants to carry a gun with her when she brings her grandchildren to a park near her Hammond., Ind. home filed a lawsuit Mond...

Playmate Arrested With Gun At Airport

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.10.2011 | Home


Arizona Lawmaker Pointed Loaded Gun At Reporter's Chest

Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics

Arizona state Sen. Lori Klein (R), a gun-rights champion, keeps a loaded raspberry-pink handgun in her purse, and during an interview with Arizona Rep...

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...

Wisconsin State Assembly Approves Measure Allowing Concealed Weapons In Public

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

MADISON, June 21 (Reuters) - The Wisconsin state Assembly approved a measure on Tuesday allowing qualified state residents to carry concealed weapons ...

Wisconsin Senate Approves Concealed Carry Gun Bill

Posted 08.15.2011 | Politics

By Jeff Mayers MADISON, Wisconsin - The Wisconsin Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved legislation that would legalize the carrying of concea...

Taking Advantage Of 'Flash Mob' Hype, Gun Rights Advocates Try Building Support

Posted 08.08.2011 | Chicago

Anyone paying even a small amount of attention to the news in Chicago this week has been inundated with dramatic stories of teen "flash mobs" -- viole...

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. ...

NRA's Deadly Agenda Is Out

Paul Helmke | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

In yet another sign of how out of touch it is with how people interact in a civilized society, the National Rifle Association is apparently so wrapped...

Cops Come Out Against Illinois Concealed-Carry Bill

Posted 06.21.2011 | Chicago

Next week, the Illinois House is expected to vote on a controversial concealed carry bill. Thousands of pro-gun activists rallied in Springfield to su...

Keep Guns Off Campus

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 07.13.2016 | College
Dennis A. Henigan

The gun lobby is stridently seeking to overcome the collective judgment of college administrators, faculty and students that allowing guns on campus is a recipe for disaster.

Campuses Just Say 'No' to Guns

Robert J. Spitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Robert J. Spitzer

College campuses are places of learning, not the Hobbesian world suggested by gun carry advocates. No good argument can be made that gun-carrying civilians would improve objective safety.

South Carolina Moves To Scrap Permits For Carrying Concealed Weapons

Corey Hutchins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Corey Hutchins

On February 24, a panel of South Carolina lawmakers unanimously advanced legislation that would allow state residents who can legally own a gun to c...

States Caught In Crossfire Over Guns In Churches

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service The way Rev. Jonathan Wilkins sees it, members of his Baptist church in Thomaston, Ga., should have the righ...

How to Lie With Statistics: Concealed Handgun Statistics Do Not Account for Recidivism

John Woods | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
John Woods

Lawmakers in Texas are pushing legislation that would force universities to allow the concealed carry of firearms. Could these handgun licensees raise the extremely low violent-crime rate on college campuses?