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NRA will appeal Texas concealed handgun case
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NRA will appeal the recent decision by a federal court in Texas, which held that the Second Amendment doesn't protect any right to keep or bear arms outside the home. The decision, handed down by U.S. District Judge Sam Cummings of the Northern District of Texas, came in the case of Jennings v. McCraw, in which a group of law-abiding 18- to 20-year-old adults challenged the state law prohibiting issuance of concealed handgun licenses to persons under 21, who are treated as adults for virtually every other purpose under the law. More



2012 SHOT Show tactical review
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SHOT, the Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Tradeshow was an amazing spectacle to behold and a huge maze to attempt to negotiate. Specifically the Las Vegas Sands Expo Center version of the show where booths and displays were scattered throughout two floors and an unbelievable number of show halls and rooms which require you keep your map handy and have a good memory. In the past few years the presence of military and law enforcement vendors and distributors displaying their products and services has increased tremendously. At SHOT you can see the greatest in crime scene equipment technology through .50 caliber sniper rifles. More

Issa demands access to another US attorney in Fast Furious probe
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Congressman Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, is demanding that Attorney General Eric Holder make sure a second U.S. attorney be "made available" for questioning in the committee's probe of Operation Fast and Furious. Issa wants to question Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael Morrissey, who was under Cunningham's supervision in Phoenix. More

Senate panel backs repeal of 1-gun-a-month law
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The Senate Courts of Justice Committee approved a measure that would eliminate Virginia's one-gun-a-month restriction on handgun purchases, setting up what could be the most significant change to Virginia's gun laws in years. The committee deferred until next year consideration of a bill that would exempt from state background checks long guns and rifles purchased from gun dealers, and a senator withdrew from consideration a bill that would have restricted public colleges and universities from enacting regulations to bar the carrying of firearms on campus. More

Illinois gun advocates say suburb developing 'blueprint' for statewide crackdown
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An Oak Park Board of Health meeting in Illinois attracted the attention of gun rights advocates across the state, who fear the village may approve laws they say unfairly restrict gun owners' rights and could be duplicated elsewhere in the state. The meeting marked the first time the village has addressed how it will respond to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision, handed down nearly two years ago, that eviscerated its long-standing handgun ban. More

New Zombie guns and gear for 2012
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You've got your Zombie Max ammo, your arsenal has just been upgraded and you've taken every measure to zombie-proof your home. There are still plenty of items you hadn't even thought about stocking, and luckily for you, dozens of manufacturers at SHOT Show 2012 have rolled out the latest in zombie eradication instruments. Here's a look at some of Guns & Ammos's favorite zombie products, straight from SHOT Show. More

Opening up US campuses to guns
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After several recent college campus shooting incidents, many states are opening up their legislative agenda to the idea allowing students to carry guns on campus. Utah is the only state that currently allows concealed carry at all public colleges and universities. Other than that, there is a mix between states that prohibit concealed carry on college campuses and states that leave the decision up to the college or university. More

New Hampshire panel weighs all arguments in gun bill debate
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New Hampshire state senators said they will try to balance security needs and the right to bear arms as they decide what recommendation to make on a bill that would prohibit public colleges and universities, and any group, organization or business that uses public lands or publicly owned or financed buildings from banning firearms. Law enforcement and college officials as well as gun rights activists filled a State House hearing room recently as the Senate Judiciary Committee held public hearings on three bills that would make the state's firearm laws more lenient. More


 
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