Concealed Carry

Gov. Debate Highlights Deep Contrasts Between Cooney, Gianforte The Democrat and Republican vying to be Montana’s next governor traded salvos during a debate hosted by MontanaPBS Tuesday night.  The debate highlighted deep contrasts between Democratic Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney and Republican Rep. Greg Gianforte on the COVID-19 pandemic, education funding and concealed carry permits in
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Massad Ayoob gives his perspective on Kenosha, Wisc., new gun ownership, training in the time of pandemic and more. Few names in the realm of concealed carry and self-defense are as recognized as Massad Ayoob. Plain-spoken and extremely thoughtful, the renowned firearms author, law-enforcement veteran, competitive shooter, firearms instructor and all-around self-defense guru has demystified
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Presidential candidate Joe Biden has promised to introduce some of the most sweeping gun control legislation in recent history if elected in November, with the notion of “smart guns” at the center of his policy aimed at reducing firearm violence. But what exactly is this technology, and is it likely to stop a weapon falling into the wrong hands? “So-called
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The single most helpful component of the weeks-long, emotionally-draining ordeal of passing a simple and sane gun control law by the City Council of the City of Falls Church this Monday was a surgical evaluation of it all by Council member Letty Hardi just before the unanimous vote. With precision and acumen, Hardi stuck a
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For decades, the two partisan political organizations dedicated to electing attorneys general had an agreement not to attack the other side’s incumbent candidate. During President Donald Trump’s time in office, however, the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) has thrown that accord out the window, lurching further to the right year after year and weaponizing the partisan polarization gumming
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For decades, the two partisan political organizations dedicated to electing attorneys general had an agreement not to attack the other side’s incumbent candidate. During President Donald Trump’s time in office, however, the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) has thrown that accord out the window, lurching further to the right year after year and weaponizing the partisan polarization gumming
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Frank Smyth is an award-winning investigative journalist and the author of “The NRA: The Unauthorized History.” Never is the Second Amendment more important than during public unrest,” a National Rifle Association video claimed in March. Rhetoric about owning, wielding and using guns has grown especially heated in recent weeks. In response to protests against police
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Sonoma County’s top law enforcement official won’t move to shut down gun dealers under the local shelter-in-place order, leaving it up to individual cities to decide whether to close firearm shops during the coronavirus pandemic. “To some people, maybe not to everyone in this county, the ownership of a firearm is essential to the safe
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Coronavirus is spurring a sharp spike in the sales of guns and ammunition.A.J. Stagg is buying a 22 caliber rifle for his kids, but also holds a concealed carry permit.He understands why stores like Shoot Straight are busier than usual, with coronavirus, and fear, spreading.“People start realizing that they’re really responsible for themselves,” Stagg said.“A
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Please enable Javascript to watch this video MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Gov. Bill Lee announced his support Thursday for legislation that would remove handgun permit requirements in Tennessee, but the plan is drawing harsh criticism from law enforcement officials in Memphis. Lee, and the NRA, both say the so-called constitutional carry law would secure Second-Amendment rights
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Yes, we live in dangerous times. Yes, we do need stricter firearms conceal and carry laws. So why would state Sen. Eric Burlison, R-Springfield, introduce two proposed laws, the first allowing “people to carry hidden, loaded handguns into sensitive areas including day cares, schools, college campuses and even bars” and the second “that would make
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