Archive For The “2nd Amendment” Category

Activist Kicks Off Effort to End Enforcement of Gun Control in Oregon County

COQUILLE, Ore. (Aug. 17, 2018) – An activist in Oregon has taken the first step toward placing an initiative on the ballot that would end local enforcement of most state and federal gun control laws in the county. On Aug 14, Rob Taylor submitted a notice of prospective petition, formally beginning the process of placing an…

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Oregon County Passes Ordinance Ending Enforcement of Some State and Federal Gun Control

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (Aug. 1, 2018) – Last week, the Josephine County, Oregon, Board of Commissioners unanimously passed an ordinance that will end local enforcement of some state and federal gun control laws. Commissioner Simon Hare introduced the Josephine County Firearms Ordinance. The new law bars any county law enforcement agency from using public funds,…

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FireArmFriday: Roll Your Own

FireArmFriday: Roll Your Own

Texas company cleared to put 3D-printed gun designs online Boston Herald – After spending years fighting the federal government for the right to do so, a Texas company was given the green light to post blueprints online showing people how to make 3D-printed guns from the comfort of their home. Gun safety advocates and some…

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Podcast: Conceal Carry Reciprocity and the Constitution

A lot of people are pushing for Congress to mandate conceal carry reciprocity. It may sound like a great idea, but there are some serious constitutional issues. In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I focus specifically on the idea that the “full faith and credit” clause authorizes Congress to pass such a law….

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ATF refuses to release records of Obama ‘stealth gun ban’

ATF refuses to release records of Obama ‘stealth gun ban’

WND – Judicial Watch, the noted Washington watchdog, is demanding that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives hand over some 1,900 pages of records regarding a plan to ban ammunition for the popular AR-15 rifle. For more than three years, Judicial Watch said, the ATF has refused to provide the documents, subject to a Freedom of…

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Our ‘Cold Civil War’ Over 2 Constitutions

Our ‘Cold Civil War’ Over 2 Constitutions

The United States is more than politically polarized amid a “cold civil war” over the meaning of the Constitution, constitutional scholar Charles Kesler said Tuesday. Kesler, editor of the Claremont Review of Books, spoke as part of a panel discussion on “The State of the Constitution” during the 2018 Bradley Symposium at The Heritage Foundation….

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Feds Turn Schools into Gun-Free Zones; Endanger Students

Federal law mandates that all U.S. schools must effectively operate as gun-free zones. Could this unconstitutional federal law actually be putting our children in greater danger? If so, what can we do about it? The recent shooting in Santa Fe, Texas began another round of talk from both Democrats and Republicans on gun control. What…

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Oklahoma Governor Vetoes Constitutional Carry Bill

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (May 14, 2018) – Late Friday, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin vetoed a so-called  “Constitutional Carry” bill that would have made it legal for most Oklahomans to carry a concealed firearm without a license. Passage into law would have also fostered an environment hostile to federal gun control. Sen. Nathan Dahm (R-Broken Arrow)…

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Hypocrisy: World’s Biggest Arms Dealer Restricts Your Right to Keep and Bear Arms

Politics is rife with hypocrisy. For instance, Washington D.C. continues to gradually clamp down on your right to keep and bear arms while simultaneously operating as the biggest arms dealer in the world. Hands clasped, politicians, lobbyists, media, pundits and the war machine move as one. Their jobs depend on it. Individually they don’t have…

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To the Governor: Oklahoma Passes Constitutional Carry Bill

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (May 2, 2018) – Yesterday, the Oklahoma Senate gave final approval to a so-called  “Constitutional Carry” bill that would make it legal for most Oklahomans to carry a concealed firearm without a license. Passage into law would also foster an environment hostile to federal gun control. Sen. Nathan Dahm (R-Broken Arrow) authored Senate…

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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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