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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.

Voters Reject Recall Attempt Over Gun Law

AP | Posted 12.15.2013 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Voters in a small Rhode Island town defeated an effort by gun rights activists Saturday to recall four sitting town councilo...

Gun Permit Flap Puts Officials' Jobs In Jeopardy

AP | DAVID KLEPPER | Posted 12.08.2013 | Politics

EXETER, R.I. (AP) — This sleepy town of 6,000 doesn't have a police department, and the only firearm violence tends to be directed at deer. Its bigg...

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...

Newtown Sees Jump In Gun Permit Applications After Massacre

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 05.19.2013 | Politics

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Applications for gun permits have jumped in Newtown since the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, which sparked a renewed debat...

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...

Gun Permits: What The Latest Mass Killings Have In Common

AP | DEBORAH HASTINGS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

They had more in common than unleashing carnage _ nearly every gunman in this monthlong series of mass killings was legally entitled to fire his weapo...