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2 hrs ago | Townhall
Alas, gun control groups seem to have moved away from so-called assault weapons bans for reasons pro-Second Amendment groups have espoused for months; they're ineffective and represent a very small fraction of firearm-related homicides. Shannon Watts of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America now calls such policy initiatives "nonstarters."
7 hrs ago | Clarks Hometown News Patriot
A Connecticut man was placed on life support at Jersey Shore University Medical Center after he attempted suicide at the same New Jersey gun range where police said a 30-year-old Lakewood man died by shooting himself in the chest during the previous week. Police said they found the latest victim, a 36-year-old male from Stamford, Conn., at the Shore Shot Pistol Range on Airport Road at around 6 p.m. on Friday.
14 hrs ago | The Post-Standard
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today toured the Syracuse Gun Show, one of the largest in the state, to highlight the success of the show and the Model Gun Show Protocols developed by the Attorney General's Office. These procedures, which gun show operators throughout the state have agreed to follow, ensure a background check is conducted on virtually every firearm sold at gun shows.
The firearm safety course taught women how to properly carry a gun and shoot one. It lasted from 8 a.m. Saturday morning until noon.
More than a dozen demonstrators stood outside a shooting range Saturday morning where Albuquerque is hosting a national police shooting contest. The group Albuquerque Justice held a rally for more than two hours in a parking lot across the street from the range after city officials declined to cancel the National Police Shooting Championships.
A board-certified pediatrician writing for The Huffington Post is upset that she can't dispense anti-gun propaganda under the guise of medical advice in her home state of Florida. "Would you believe that as a pediatrician, it is against the law in my state to ask my patients if they have a gun in their home?" Kristie Rivers, MD, FAAP, complains about a law protecting patient privacy from ethical boundary violations .
I haven't devoted any time to the Ray Rice affair because celebrity spousal abuse doesn't interest me. What is interesting is this story and how it might affect the presidential ambitions of Chris Christie.
"I'll feel a whole lot safer when Elmore County is the number one gun carrying county in the state" - Elmore County Probate Judge John E. Enslen Billy Bice, and his wife Dolly, both have concealed carry permits. Each keeps a gun in every vehicle they own just in case they run across a rattlesnake or a criminal bent on doing them harm.
The folks at Westbrook Elementary School in Taylorsville can thank their lucky stars that, in their case, the farce came first. It is just a question of when and, in gun-happy Utah, where the tragedy will come.
Every Wednesday evening, I walk into 302 HUB and take a seat at the media table at the back of the room. UPUA Speaker John Wortman walks towards me shortly after, agendas in hand, passing me a freshly-printed packet as we near the assembly meeting's 8 p.m. start time.
Despite an accidental shooting at a Taylorsville elementary school this week, state lawmakers defended their policy of allowing guns in schools. Utah law allows concealed weapon permit holders to go into virtually all public spaces in the state.
This week, Senate Bill 656 received final approval from the Missouri House of Representatives, and the veto by Governor Jay Nixon was overridden. Things started late Wednesday when the state Senate took up SB 656 during the veto override session and approved it by a 23 to 8 vote.
At the Eastern States Exposition, Connecticut State Police and the National Shooting Sports Foundation will work cooperatively to encourage firearm owners to securely store their firearms when not in use to help prevent accidents, misuse and theft. Through NSSF's Project ChildSafe program, state police will distribute free gun locks, safety literature and child safety pledges, while supplies last.
All but one person who spoke about the future of the town shooting range in West Barnstable were opposed to its opening and a land swap deal with the state. The shooting range has been closed since December 2012 after town officials learned it would not be covered by insurance.
Seattle liberals are unhappy about a Missouri law that sets a 72-hour waiting period on abortions, but they're not alarmed about a proposed doubling of the waiting period for handguns. When Missouri lawmakers last night overrode Democrat Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of legislation that will prohibit local governments from banning open carry, it was a victory for Show Me State gun owners, no matter how they choose to carry, but another override has Seattle liberals fuming, and reveals a moral double standard of monumental proportions.
An elementary school teacher with a concealed-carry permit accidentally shot herself in the leg in the Utah school's bathroom Thursday morning, The Salt Lake Tribune reported. Classes at Westbrook Elementary are proceeding, and a substitute has taken over the teacher's classroom while she receives medical treatment at a hospital.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:16 pm
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