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DC Court's Concealed-Carry Ruling Is Big Win For The NRA

Mike Weisser | Posted 09.27.2014 | Politics
Mike Weisser

Talk about a gift. If this ruling is not challenged and overthrown, Palmer vs. DC paves the way for the gun lobby to get what it has always wanted, namely, national concealed-carry without having to pass a federal law at all.

State Tries To Ease Background Checks

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

A North Carolina Senate committee Tuesday amended sweeping pro-gun legislation under consideration, to make it easier to buy a gun without a backgroun...

Convicted Mentally Ill Killer Buys Arsenal Of Weapons With Gun Permit

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.22.2013 | Crime

A convicted murderer, who spent time in a hospital for mental illness after he killed his mother, legally obtained a permit and purchased an arsenal o...

Despite Uproar, Newspaper To Continue Outing Gun Owners

Reuters | Posted 02.28.2013 | Media

By Noreen O'Donnell NEW YORK, Dec 29 (Reuters) - A suburban New York newspaper that sparked an uproar among gun enthusiasts by publish...

Colorado and Warner Bros. Can Help Change Gun Laws

Bruce Kluger | Posted 09.26.2012 | Crime
Bruce Kluger

As the nation once again struggles to wring some clarity from yet another blood-soaked story, it strikes me that two such formidable institutions, a state government and a major motion picture studio, might join forces to find a solution.

PACKIN' HEAT: Fox Newsers Have Gun Permits

Yahoo! News | John Cook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News chief Roger Ailes has a license to carry a firearm in New York City on his person at all times, according to the NYPD's newly released list o...

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...

Texas Lobbyists Use Concealed Handgun Permits To Skip Capitol Inspection Lines

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lobbyists spend so much time in the Texas state capitol that they're sick of waiting in line for metal detectors, so they've started to sign up for co...