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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... »

278 Gun Owners In New York Mentally Unstable

278 Gun Owners In New York Mentally Unstable

Syracuse Post-Standard’s report from last week shows that there the state made a list of 38,718 names, representing a collection of persons for whom it might be risky to won a gun, as deemed by health professionals, such as psychiatrist. When this was compared to the list of gun permit holders, the concurrence was less than 1%, at 278 names. Leah Gunn Barret from New Yorkers Against Gun Violence i... »

Washington Passes A Gun Control Initiative

Washington Passes A Gun Control Initiative

Last Tuesday held an important anti gun regulation has been passed in Washington state. The Initiative 594, which requires universal background checks for gun buyers in the state. The Initiative was voted for by 60 percent of voters, and will require regulation of weapon purchases at gun shows or over the internet. Seattle mayor Ed Murray claims that this is a part of a system of common-sense rule... »

Concealed Carry Issue In Utah Schools

Concealed Carry Issue In Utah Schools

Recently, a teacher in an elementary school in Utah accidentally shot herself in the leg in the school’s bathroom. The teacher had a concealed-carry permit and according to Utah law, there are no problems with this incident. A substitute teacher has taken over the injured teachers classes at Westbrook Elementary while she recovers at a hospital. In Utah, it is legal to carry concealed weapon... »

South Carolina Mentaly ill Not Allowed to Buy Guns

South Carolina mentally ill not allowed to buy guns – a year’s success

In 2013, Alice Boland, who gain notoriety for threating to kill the president of the US some years before, managed to get her hands on a .22 caliber pistol, point it at an administrator in a school in Charleston and even pull the trigger. However, due to the gun not being loaded properly, it didn’t fire. Boland was acquitted of her previous charges in 2005, when she was found mentally incomp... »

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Gun Friendly Signs Improving Economy In Maryville

Putting signs saying something in the lines of ‘Guns are welcome’ seems to be a favorite pastime of many a local business owner. Recently, a Maryville restaurant went viral with their sign, and now a printing company from East Tennessee claims to be swamped with sign printing of the same kind. Sharma Floyd of the Shiloh Brew and Chew was the one who put up the paper signs some months earlier, even... »

D.C. Government Clashes Over Marijuana And Guns

D.C. Government Clashes Over Marijuana And Guns

Open-carry of semi-automatic rifles might not be a problem anymore, but a joint in your pocket could put you into serious problems in D.C. depending on who wins in the struggle of amendments. A bill was signed in March by mayor Vincent Gray, decriminalizing marijuana possession and implementing fines of $25 instead of criminal penalties. The amendment to this, introduced last month by Republican R... »

Target Makes Open-Carry Customers Their Target

Target Makes Open-Carry Customers Their Target

Target asked customers to refrain from bringing their firearms into their stores, which is an important statement, showing that Target is more concerned about losing those who do not wish to shop next to those who practice open-carry. Target CEO, John Mulligan, says the following in an official statement:  “This is a complicated issue, but it boils down to a simple belief: Bringing firearms to Tar... »

New Tennesse Law On Loaded Firearms In Vehicles

New Tennesse Law On Loaded Firearms In Vehicles

A new law in Tennessee was passed under the radar regarding loaded firearms in vehicles. Since  July 1, if you possess a gun under state and federal law, it is within your rights to keep a handgun, shotgun or rifle in your car or truck, even if you don’t possess a state-issue handgun-carry permit, which was previously illegal, and only unloaded guns could have been kept in the vehicle, with ammo s... »

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Tracking Point and Google Glass Helps You Shoot Around Corners

If you’ve read our article on their Linux powered gun you might be familiar with the name Tracking Point. Well, the company is working on new features for their guns employing very modern technologies. Their next thing: shooting around corners. Even thought the prospect sounds a bit cartoonish, they have the science to support it. Currently, they’re experimenting with Google Glass and ... »

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