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Federal Interstate Transportation of Firearms and Ammunition Bill Introduced

Guns Save Lives – by NRA-ILA The following post is via the NRA-ILA.  U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-Va.) recently introduced H.R. 131, a bill that would more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms and ammunition for law-abiding gun owners. Current federal law guarantees the right of law-abiding persons to transport firearms between two locations […] Read More →

Novel law prompts towns agree to rescind gun measures

 Barely a week after taking effect, a novel state law that makes it easier for gun-rights groups to challenge local firearms measures in court is already sparking change: Nearly two dozen Pennsylvania municipalities have agreed to get rid of their potentially problematic ordinances rather than face litigation. Joshua Prince, an attorney for four pro-gun groups […] Read More →

Second Amendment Foundation Files Federal Lawsuit Against Washington State’s Gun Control Initiative

Leah Barkoukis,   The Second Amendment Foundation has never been one to let the rights of law-abiding citizens get trampled on without putting up a fight. It should come as no surprise, then, that they’ve taken Washington state’s gun control Initiative 594 to court. Well, parts of it at least. Via SAF: The Second Amendment Foundation today filed a lawsuit […] Read More →

Gun Culture and the Manly Virtues

 The third issue of “Trigger” magazine, a fledgling editorial product of “Guns & Ammo” features a story on John Hinson, a Civil-War-era vigilante in Tennessee who, the story relates, meticulously assassinated Union Army officers after two of his own sons had been killed and beheaded. The piece is written with unabashed admiration for Hinson’s arbitrary […] Read More →

Report: Feds Pressuring More Doctors to Ask Patients About Their Guns

Feds using Medicare reimbursements to force doctors to ask about guns, according to medical professional. The federal government is pressuring more and more medical doctors to ask their patients if they own firearms, according to a healthcare professional.  The feds are using Medicare reimbursements along with the new electronic medical record format standardized by the […] Read More →

US appeals court deems gun law unconstitutional

 A federal appeals court in Cincinnati deemed a law unconstitutional that kept a Michigan man who was committed to a mental institution from owning a gun. The three-judge panel of the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that a federal ban on gun ownership for those who have been committed to a mental […] Read More →

Texas lawmakers put new gun rights laws in their sights

 Several proposed new gun laws await the new Texas legislature when it opens next month, including one to allow open carrying of handguns in public and another providing a sales tax holiday for firearms purchases. The Republican-dominated legislature will become even more conservative due the party’s landslide win in the November election, with many members […] Read More →