Gun Rights

How do you sell something that for generations hasn’t lived up to its claims; that has failed so horribly that one of its side effects is a higher homicide rate; that, when implemented, turns good, law-abiding people into helpless victims; and that has failed so openly that an overwhelming majority of Americans have rejected it? Better marketing, of course.

There are now eight states in America where no permit is required in order to carry a concealed handgun for self-defense. They are: Alaska, Arizona, Kansas, Maine, Vermont, Wyoming, and most recenlty West Virginia. Please note that there are still various rules that need to be learned and followed in order to comply with laws in all jurisdictions.  What follows is a brief summary of the key points in the current laws by state.

Even before the death of Antonin Scalia, lower courts and policymakers were operating in limbo on significant issues such as assault weapons bans. Here is in depth look at the four big gun rights issues the court now faces.

With the passage and now implemetation of the new Open Carry law in Texas, licensed citizens will have the option of carrying their firearm concealed or in plain view. Which way is best?

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) specifies the budget and expenditures for the US military for the year, and is a requirement of every yearly legislative session. When President Obama vetoed the current NDAA in October one small section of the plan that was a casualty would have allowed army surplus 1911 pistols to e part of the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP.) We believe Congress should override that veto so that provision can take effect.