Concealed Carry

The Alabama House of Representatives on Thursday passed a gun bill that would authorize Alabama sheriffs to sell lifetime concealed carry permits, standardize the permitting process statewide and create a state-managed database of Alabamians who are prohibited from possessing firearms. Senate Bill 308 is sponsored by state Senator Randy Price, R-Opelika, and was carried in
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee has become the latest state that soon will allow most adults 21 and older to carry handguns without first clearing a background check and training after Gov. Bill Lee on Thursday signed the measure. “I signed constitutional carry today because it shouldn’t be hard for law-abiding Tennesseans to exercise their (Second
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Guns – as tools of security, as instruments of violence – shape the lives of millions of Americans. Gun purchasing surged in 2020 – and so did gun crime. After three high-profile mass shootingswithin two weeks in March, debates surrounding firearms are intensifying once again. Yet despite their centrality in our personal and political lives,
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Republican Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed into law Friday legislation allowing people to buy and carry a handgun without a permit. “Today I signed legislation that protects the 2nd Amendment rights of Iowa’s law-abiding citizens while still preventing the sale of firearms to criminals and other dangerous individuals,” Reynolds said in a statement, according to
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ENTERPRISE — Plans call for a groundbreaking in April for a new educational building at the Eagle Cap Shooters Range north of Enterprise, according to a press release. The Eagle Cap Shooters Educational Alliance received a $50,000 grant from the National Rifle Association in 2020 and the alliance has nearly raised the required matching funds
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By Rick Outzen The Florida Legislature is considering legislation (SB 498 and HB 259) that on any private elementary, middle, high school or college campus if any religious institution is also located on the property, guns would presumptively be allowed to be carried anywhere on that campus by concealed weapon license holders. The bill does
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The Montana University System wants public input as it prepares to implement a controversial law that would allow concealed carry on Montana college campuses. During Thursday’s Board of Regents meeting, the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education staff said it was researching how best to enact the law and planned to prioritize comments from
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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A bill to ban guns at polling locations in Virginia advanced in the General Assembly, as the Inauguration of now-President Joe Biden marked the end of a contentious election season. The proposed legislation would prohibit firearms within 40 feet of polling sites, electoral board meetings and places where ballots are being
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