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Concealed Weapons

Do Good Guys With Guns Stop Bad Guys?

Mike Weisser | Posted 12.15.2014 | Politics
Mike Weisser

Since anyone with a concealed-carry permit is, by definition, one of the good guys, the gun industry and its supporters work overtime trying to get concealed-carry accepted as the law of the land.

Teacher Carrying Gun Hurts Herself At School

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2014 | Politics

By Peg McEntee SALT LAKE CITY, Sept 11 (Reuters) - A Utah elementary school teacher with a state permit to carry a con...

State Lawmakers: More Guns In Schools!

AP | SUMMER BALLENTINE | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers expanded the potential for teachers to bring guns to schools and for residents to openly carry firearm...

Guns in America: Why I Think It's Time for California to Stop Fighting Peruta vs. San Diego

Dennis Santiago | Posted 09.27.2014 | Politics
Dennis Santiago

Is it in the best interest of California to possibly be the source of a future "hammer blow" decision that will affect not just this state but all of the other states in the 9th District? That probably won't fly too well with the other governors or the citizens of those states.

California Gun Advocates Set Sites On Open Carry

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

Arguing for the right to openly carry weapons, California gun advocates are preparing to bring their fight to state court. Allowing citizens to op...

Requests To Carry Concealed Guns Flood State's Sheriff Offices

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Californians have flooded several sheriff offices with applications and inquiries for permits to carry concealed guns. Sheriff...

Katherine Bindley

Pistol-Packing Preachers? The Debate Over Guns In Churches

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 08.11.2013 | Religion

Every email Carl Chinn sends features the same signature: his name, followed by Chapter 4, Verse 9 from the Book of Nehemiah. "We prayed to our Go...

Hialeah: Only the Latest Mass Shooting by a Concealed Carry Killer

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

The result of lax concealed carry laws, combined with the failure to adopt other gun violence prevention policies like background checks and a ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines, is that horrific events like the mass shootings in Hialeah are repeated over and over again.

City Prepares For New Concealed Carry Gun Law

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 08.28.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — This city, where violent street gangs shoot it out dozens of times a week despite some of the nation's toughest restrictions on guns, ...

Tom Dart Proposes Concealed Carry Ordinance For Cook County

Posted 05.06.2013 | Chicago

With the status of the state's new concealed carry law still in limbo, Sheriff Tom Dart has proposed a new ordinance he hopes will keep Cook County fr...

South Carolina Bill Would Allow Concealed Guns In BARS

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

A bill that would allow concealed guns in bars and other places that serve alcohol in South Carolina moved closer to becoming law this week. Havin...

Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To NY Gun Control Law

AP | Posted 06.15.2013 | New York

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is staying out of the gun debate for now. The justices on Monday declined to hear a challenge to a strict New Yo...

State OKs Bill Allowing Guns On College Campuses

Reuters | Suzi Parker | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Faculty and staff members in Arkansas are one step closer to legally carrying concealed handguns on the state's...

Republican Seeks To Stop Obama 'Tyranny'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

A Republican lawmaker in North Carolina is proposing an amendment to the state's constitution allowing residents to carry concealed weapons, in an eff...

Arkansas To Allow Guns In Churches

Reuters | Posted 04.06.2013 | Religion

(Adds detail about the Senate vote) By Suzi Parker LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb 4 (Reuters) - The Arkansas House of Represent...

The Supreme Court Ruling on Guns; There Is Something for Both Sides in the Culture War Over Gun Control

David Ropeik | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics
David Ropeik

Gun control advocates criticize the ruling, yet selectively fail to acknowledge or try to take political advantage of the ways it gives them the legal ammunition to accomplish much of what they want.

Does Your Neighbor Have a Gun?

Joanne Wallenstein | Posted 02.18.2013 | New York
Joanne Wallenstein

Given what happened in Newtown on Friday it seems to me that we should all be concerned about what our neighbors might be concealing in their nightstands.

11 People Who Want More Guns In Schools

Katy Hall | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

As some lawmakers call for real gun control reform in the wake of the Newtown tragedy, others are proposing a different strategy to curb school violen...

As Gunmen Continue to Terrorize Our Public Places, the Courts Continue to Weaken Our Gun Laws

Brian Levin | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics
Brian Levin

Must we treat the Constitution, and its Second Amendment, as static and sacrosanct, as the bloodshed spirals onward? From a historical perspective, the answer is no.

Boycott Colorado Over University Gun Policy

Terry Meng | Posted 10.21.2012 | Denver
Terry Meng

As a proud graduate of the University of Colorado-Boulder, I am appalled by the state law that allows students to keep and carry weapons in some campus housing.

WATCH: Colbert Praises Concealed Weapon Fashion

Posted 05.01.2012 | Style

Remember that time the New York Times told us "companies are rushing to meet the demand for concealed-carry clothing," i.e. clothes you can hide your ...

Convention Protesters Could Carry Surprise

AP | TAMARA LUSH and MITCH WEISS | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Florida — The thousands of protesters expected at the Democratic and Republican national conventions can come armed with a lot more than ...

That Jacket May Hide Your Gun, But It's Still Ugly

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 05.01.2012 | Style

Now everyone with a gun permit can act like a glock-toting crime fighter from a certain 1970s TV series with concealed carry clothing. With gun owners...

Sam Stein

Dianne Feinstein Places Hold On Controversial Concealed Weapon Bills

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Tuesday placed a hold on two controversial pieces of legislation that would force states that a...

George Zimmerman Had Accomplices. Shame We Can't Arrest Them Too

Daniel Gross | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics
Daniel Gross

Don't get me wrong, I blame George Zimmerman for shooting Trayvon Martin. But I also blame the NRA and the politicians who do their bidding for putting the gun in his hands.