Archive For The “2nd Amendment” Category

Colorado Committee Passes Bill to Repeal High-Capacity Magazine Ban

DENVER, Colo. (March 26, 2018) – Last week, a Colorado Senate committee passed a bill that would repeal state prohibitions on high capacity magazines as well as a magazine date stamp requirement. Passage would not only remove restrictions currently imposed on Coloradans, it would also foster an environment hostile to federal gun control. Sen. Owen Hill (R-Colorado…

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Permission Not Required: Colorado Senate Passes Constitutional Carry Bill

DENVER, Colo. (March 8, 2018) – Today, the Colorado Senate passed a so-called  “Constitutional Carry” bill that would make it legal for most Coloradans to carry a concealed firearm without a license, and foster an environment hostile to federal gun control. Sen. Tim Neville (R) introduced Senate Bill 97 (SB97) on Jan. 22. The legislation…

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Permission Not Required: Constitutional Carry Bill up for Consideration in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. (March 5, 2018) –  A so-called  “Constitutional Carry” bill prefiled in the Louisiana House would make it legal for state residents 21 and over to carry a firearm without a license. Passage of the bill would also foster an environment hostile to federal gun control. Rep. Barry Ivey (R-Baton Rouge) prefiled House Bill 412…

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Podcast: The Second Amendment Wasn’t For Hunters

The recent school shooting in Florida has reignited the debate on guns. In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I wade into the fray and tackle a common myth related to the Second Amendment – this strange idea that it was never intended to allow people to own military weapons. Actually, that’s exactly what…

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Permission Not Required: Colorado Committee Passes Constitutional Carry Bill

DENVER, Colo. (Feb. 16, 2018) – On Wednesday, a Colorado Senate committee passed a so-called  “Constitutional Carry” bill that would make it legal for most Coloradans to carry a firearm without a license, and foster an environment hostile to federal gun control.Sen. Tim Neville (R) introduced Senate Bill 97 (SB97) on Jan. 22. The legislation…

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Maryland Bill Would Help Protect Medical Marijuana Users’ Right to Keep and Bear Arms

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Feb. 13, 2018) – A bill introduced in the Maryland House would protect medical marijuana users’ right to possess firearms in the state. It would also help foster an environment hostile to federal gun control and take another step toward nullifying unconstitutional marijuana prohibition. Sen. Michael Hough (R) and Sen. Robert Zirkin (D) introduced…

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Oklahoma Bill Would Ban Support or Resources for any new Federal Gun Control

OKLAHOMA CITY (Feb 6, 2018) –  An bill filed in the Oklahoma Senate would prohibit state cooperation with the enforcement all future federal gun control measures, effectively nullifying them in practice within the state. Sen. Nathan Dahm (R-Broken Arrow) prefiled Senate Bill 1215 (SB1215) for introduction in February. Titled the Oklahoma Second Amendment Preservation Act, the legislation…

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Mississippi Bill Would Take Another Step Toward Rejecting Federal Gun Control

JACKSON, Miss. (Jan. 30, 2018) – A bill filed in the Mississippi Senate would build on the foundation of legislation signed into law in 2016 and block state enforcement future federal gun control regulations in the state. In 2016, Gov. Phil Bryant signed legislation into law that removed conceal carry licensing requirements, allowing Mississippians to carry concealed…

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Arkansas Gun Instructors Take Shot at First Enhanced Carry Test

Arkansas Gun Instructors Take Shot at First Enhanced Carry Test

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Nearly 40 gun instructors traveled to the capital city Wednesday afternoon to take a shot at the state’s first enhanced carry test. If they pass the 50-question exam, they can offer the new training course to other concealed carry holders. The enhancement on their license will allow them to carry a gun in places like public…

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Bill Would Make Tennessee a Gun Rights “Sanctuary State”

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 12, 2018) – A bill introduced in the Tennessee House would prohibit state cooperation with enforcement of federal and international gun control, giving effect to legislation signed into law over the last two years. If passed, the law would help end any such gun control within the state in practice and effect. Rep. Terri…

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New Hampshire Bill Would Tie State Definition of Firearms to Federal Statute

CONCORD, N.H. (Jan. 10, 2018) – A bill introduced in the New Hampshire Senate would change the definition of a “firearm” in the state to coincide with federal statute. Passage of this bill would expand regulation of firearms accessories in New Hampshire and empower the federal government to indirectly dictate gun laws in the Live…

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Missouri Bill Would Ban Support for Federal Gun Control “Past, Present, or Future”

JEFFERSON CITY. Mo. (Jan. 2, 2018) – A bill introduced in the Missouri House would ban the state from enforcement of all federal gun control. Passage into law would represent a major step towards ending federal acts that infringe on the right to keep and bear arms within the state in practice and effect. Rep. Jeff Pogue (R-Salem) prefiled…

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Illinois Bill Would Expand Conceal Carry Reciprocity

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Dec. 29, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Illinois House would expand concealed carry reciprocity in the state and foster an environment more hostile to federal gun control. Rep. David Reis (R-Olney) introduced House Bill 4183 (HB4183) on Dec. 14. The legislation would expand conceal carry reciprocity by amending the Illinois Firearm…

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National Reciprocity Bill Further Nationalizes Gun Laws

by Ryan McMaken, Mises Institute The GOP-controlled House of Representatives is set to further federalize gun laws and gun regulations. They’re doing it, though, under the guise of what sounds like a harmless bill designed to guarantee property rights: The House is poised to pass a bill that allows concealed carry permit holders from one state…

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FireArm Friday2: Mag Madness 870’s

Here’s a first look video showcasing Remington’s new 870 DM pump shotguns:

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FireArm Friday: CMP 1911’s Return

FireArm Friday: CMP 1911’s Return

CMP 1911s ARE COMING: How to claim yours… Elections have consequences.  The Trump administration continues to move forward, albeit at the speed of smell, to release a bunch of old surplus Colt 1911 pistols to the general public for purchase through the CMP organization.  The Obama administration slow walked this process and then some.  But at…

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Another Florida Mass Murder Stopped by Armed Citizens

Another Florida Mass Murder Stopped by Armed Citizens

Ammoland.com – In Rockledge, Florida, at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, the 25th of November, 2017, two armed citizens stopped a mass murder in progress. Police Chief Joseph P. LaSata of the Rockledge Police Department, made clear the intervention of the armed citizens was responsible for stopping the murderer. Two employees were shot, one killed, in the…

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VA Gov, McAuliffe Decides He Can Ban Guns Under “Emergency” Orders

VA Gov, McAuliffe Decides He Can Ban Guns Under “Emergency” Orders

Virginia – -(Ammoland.com)- Governor McAuliffe now believes he can prohibit guns at rallies which are held at the Robert E. Lee Monument on Monument Avenue in Richmond. That statue, unlike the other statues in the area, belongs to the Commonwealth and not to Richmond. The Governor has issued another ‘emergency‘ regulation prohibiting guns during rallies by tying the…

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Feds issue 4,000 orders to seize guns after failed background checks

Feds issue 4,000 orders to seize guns after failed background checks

WASHINGTON— Federal authorities sought to take back guns from thousands of people the background check system should have blocked from buying weapons because they had criminal records, mental health issues or other problems that would disqualify them. A USA TODAY review found that the FBI issued more than 4,000 requests last year for agents from the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms…

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FireArm Friday2: 2 FL Carriers Stop Another Mass Shooting

FireArm Friday2: 2 FL Carriers Stop Another Mass Shooting

Two concealed handgun permit holders stop mass public shooting at auto shop in Rockledge, Florida Rockledge, Florida, WFTV – Two concealed handgun permit holders stopped an attack at Schlenker Automotive repair shop at 4:30 PM on the Friday after Thanksgiving.  The attacker, Robert Bailey, was armed with a .45-caliber handgun and “multiple magazines” and killed one person and…

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