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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... »

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... »

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... »

Museum To Return WWII Guns To Owners Following New Legislation

Museum To Return WWII Guns To Owners Following New Legislation

In November, Washington state voters passed legislation regarding background checks for firearm purchases, including online sales or gun shows, as well as transfers or loans. This affected, among others, the Lynden Pioneer Museum which had to return 11 guns from WWII they currently have in the exhibit. The exhibit is named “Over the Beach: The WWII Pacific Theater” and it relied heavily on people ... »

Smart Guns: Future For The police?

Smart Guns: Future For The police?

In the wake of recent shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the public is once again worried about the use of excessive force by the police. This is where Yardam Technologies comes in. Yardam Technologies, from Santa Cruz, California, is working on a tracking device for police guns. The device will be small enough to fit in the handle and will provide information on the gun via bluetoot... »

Mother Facing Prosecution For Her Son’s Actions

Mother Facing Prosecution For Her Son’s Actions

Leah Wilcken’s son took a semi-automatic and some ammo from their home and brought to his school, Will Rogers Continuation School in Van Nuys, last May. Now, his mother is facing four counts of misdemeanor. Los Angeles City Attorney, Mike Feur said that it was disconcerting due to the fact that the boy “allegedly had an altercation with another student just the day before”. After the detecti... »

Port Allen

10% Restaurant Discount If You’re Packing

Bergeron’s Restaurant in Port Allen is giving a surprising discount for its customers who have guns on them. We are talking 10% off, as the local NBC affiliate KETK says in its article. The owner, Kevin Cox, has this message for his customers: “I need you to be carrying a gun. As long as everybody has a gun, we’re all the same size.” He claims that the idea was hatched after he noticed a lot... »

Small Businesses Fight Back

Small Businesses Fight Back

Recently, there has been a lot of talk regarding open carry in various businesses. Moms Demand Action have probably been most vocal when it came to persuading businesses to ask their customers not to bring their guns with them. So farm, only five businesses have been persuaded: Jack in the Box, Target, Chipotle, Chili’s and Sonic, while Starbucks is simply asking those that open carry not to... »

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