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Concealed Weapons Permits

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.

Carrying concealed weapons just keeps getting easier

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 01.15.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Rick Schmitt, iWatch NewsIn Ohio, it is now OK to possess a hidden, loaded handgun in cars and bars, public parks and parking lots. Gun owners ha...

High Noon in the House

Carolyn Maloney | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics
Carolyn Maloney

The dangerous National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011, would authorize a person who has a permit to carry a concealed firearm in one state, like Arizona, to carry a concealed handgun in another state where the laws may be very different, like my home state of New York.

D.C. Concealed Weapons Amendment Fails In House Judiciary Committee

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- An amendment that would have allowed people with concealed-weapons permits from other states to bring their handguns into the District o...

Sam Stein

Interstate Concealed Carry Bill Heads For A Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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. ...

Ohio Set To Allow Concealed Guns In Bars & Restaurants

Reuters | Jo Ingles | Posted 07.23.2011 | Home

The Ohio House of Representatives approved two bills on Wednesday that would give Ohioans more rights to carry concealed weapons, including one that a...

Rude Awakening: Two CCW Holders Kill One Another

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

Since May 2007, concealed handgun permit holders have killed at least 189 individuals -- including nine law enforcement officers -- in 26 states.

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...

Tales From the Census Trail: KT's Bit

KT Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
KT Boyle

I saw the recession's effects on small town America when I took the test to become a Census worker, and found myself in a room full of businessmen and soccer moms in suits, most over age 40.

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.

Glenn Beck's Fellow "Responsible" Handgun Carriers Have Killed Over 150 Since May 2007

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

Glenn Beck, meet two of your fellow concealed handgun permit holders -- Matthew Culbertson and Roger Troy, two of 11 new concealed carry killers identified by the Violence Policy Center

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.

Alert: Redneck Nation's Making a Power Play

Toby Barlow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Toby Barlow

So if they won't let you carry a gun in New York but they will in Wyoming, you just go get yourself a gun license in Wyoming, pick up your weapon, conceal it, and head on back to uppity ol' New York.

P.J. O'Rourke: Gun Control Futile

Blaise Zerega | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Blaise Zerega

P.J. O'Rourke concludes that gun control is futile: "You simply can't change the nature of America as far as gun control goes. It's the nature of the beast."

DOJ Defends Bush Law Permitting Concealed Weapons In Parks

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration is legally defending a last-minute rule enacted by President George W. Bush that allows concealed firearms in national parks,...

Smokey the Bear Accidentally Shot

Lloyd Garver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lloyd Garver

For the first time in 25 years, a new Bush Administration rule will allow people to carry loaded, concealed weapons in national parks and wildlife refuges. Gun guys, can't you leave it at home for one little weekend?