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New California Laws to Take Effect in 2016

New California Laws to Take Effect in 2016

Three gun safety laws will go into effect in beginning January 1st. in California. AB 1014 will allow family members to obtain a restraining order temporarily barring gun ownership for a relative they believe to be at risk of committing an act of violence. SB 199 will expand existing law to require realistic looking airsoft guns to have special features to distinguish them as toys. SB 707 will pro... »

Training For Capitol Police After Mislaid Guns Found In Bathrooms

Training For Capitol Police After Mislaid Guns Found In Bathrooms

Being an officer of the Capitol Police certainly sounds imposing, and also a little laid back. Perhaps a little too laid back even. Since January, three different instances of guns just laying around have happened. The first case involves a gun found in a bathroom of the Congressional Visitors’ Center by a worker, which was mislaid by a member of Mitch McConnell’s security. This happened in Januar... »

Where have all the cowboys gone: Texas House of Representatives votes on public carry

Where have all the cowboys gone: Texas House of Representatives votes on public carry

Even though Texas is one of the states which comes to mind when you mentioned gun-lovers, it currently does not allow its citizens to openly carry handguns. However, open carry in holsters might soon be a reality for all concealed-weapon licensees, as the House of Representatives voted 96 to 35 for this measure, with Governer Abbott expressing support for this law. Texas Senate already passed a si... »

School Bus Drivers Facing Embezzlement And Gun Charges

School Bus Drivers Facing Embezzlement And Gun Charges

Two school bus drivers are faced with multiple felony charges for embezzling over $50,000 which they used to stockpile an arsenal of firearms. Steven Nick and Sarah Nick, residing in Davidson Township are accused of 15 different felonies after Robert Pickell, the County Sheriff accused them of embezzling money from Sarah’s mother. According to Pickell, the Nicks were managed to acquire over ... »

Justices Unsure About Gun Ownership of a Convicted Criminal

Justices Unsure About Gun Ownership of a Convicted Criminal

Recently, we have seen interesting gun ownership cases pop-up all over the place. One that contrasts private ownership and prison sentences appeared in Florida, where a convicted felon, Tony Henderson, a former Border Patrol member guilty of marijuana distribution, wants to sell the 19 guns he voluntarily surrendered after being arrested. Now, under federal law, convicted felons are not allowed to... »

Next on Shirts – Holstered Gun Motives

Next on Shirts – Holstered Gun Motives

In  recent news, a Colorado business owner designed some new clothes that might get you in trouble with the police. His custom shirts have a “realistic” gun, holster and shoulder strap, that might trick people into thinking you are actually carrying a gun. Paul Liebe, strong supporter of open carry, says that his shirts are “freedom of speech, with a little kick on the side”. The initial idea was ... »

Three-Year-Old Girl Shoots Herself

Three-Year-Old Girl Shoots Herself

Three-year-old’s accidental self-shoting: the gun was not locked A sad day in LeBleu Settlement, Louisiana. Alexis Mercer, 3, died at the local hospital on Monday evening after accidentally shooting herself at home. Sherriff Tony Mancuso stated that the father was cleaning his guns when his three children, aged 1-3, were away with his wife, however, did not lock them up before he went to work. Whe... »

No More Gun-Free Campuses in Florida?

No More Gun-Free Campuses in Florida?

The current law in Florida forbids students from carrying guns when entering certain venues, most importantly when it comes to universities and colleges. Rep. Greg Steube is aiming to change that with the new HB 4005, which would allow concealed-carry with the proper license. Steub claims that gun-free campuses actually draw shooters aiming to kill, and that this could be stopped by allowing acces... »

Gun Sales On The Rise Near Ferguson

Gun Sales On The Rise Near Ferguson

With the events in Ferguson still worrying the nation, perhaps it is not surprising that the amount of guns being sold in the vicinity is on the rise. A small gun shop near the city of Ferguson is seeing its business rising on daily basis. Adam Weinstein, the owner of County Guns, says that a lot of people are buying their first handgun, or perhaps a backup home protection weapon. “We have sold a ... »

Man Attempted To Disguise His Gun As A Toy

Man Attempted To Disguise His Gun As A Toy

On December 12th, the authorities in Southwest Ohio said they arrested a man who had painted his handgun to resemble a toy. This happened four days after a legislation was passed which requires all “lookalike” firearms to be brightly colored or clearly marked in another way. Ohio legislature took passed the bill after two fatal police shootings of young people who carried fake guns in recent month... »

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