In Syracuse, New York, the defensive shooting of a criminal suspect by a citizen was considered justified. The media was not notified. Defensive gun uses are not required to be reported.
Extremely restrictive gun laws do not reduce the numbers of illegal guns, homicides, or violent crime.
The prospects of passing Constitutional Carry in Oklahoma look good in 2019. The governor-elect has promised to sign a bill, and Republicans have supermajorities in the legislature.
Massachusetts has the strictest gun storage laws of any state. Were they violated when a man saved himself from a pit bull attack? Is the Massachusetts law Constitutional?
A new paper published in Journal of American College of Surgeons confirms that more legal gun carry does not increase violent crime.
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the Second Amendment is a second-rate right, not entitled to the full protections of other enumerated rights.
The National Instant background Checks (NICS) checks for November of 2018 were 2,393,043. That makes 2018 the second highest November on record.
More evidence of incompetence and cowardice at the Parkland Marjory Stoneman Douglas school mass murder. Andrew Medina, school “security”, recognized the threat and rifle case, and did nothing.
A Michigan Appeals Court has ruled the original court is required to determine the seating capacity of DeVos place in the case about open and concealed carry of firearms.
Iowa is in the process of adding a Right to Keep and Bear Arms amendment to their state Constitution. The critical point is passing the Iowa House in 2019. The Republicans have a 54 to 46 majority.
Beyond State Control is an extensively researched and documented paper on the state of improvised and craft-produced firearms all over the world. It is critical information for gun control.
Governor Elect Kristi Noem has promised to pass Constitutional Carry in South Dakota.
When it comes to trade, gun owners and President Trump should be thinking bigly about the US Mexico and Canada trade deal. Excessive regulation of personal firearms needs reform.
The NRA First Amendment lawsuit against Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York moves forward into the discovery phase.
A grizzly bear attack in Montana shows that a slung rifle may be too slow to bring into action when faced with an attacking bear at short range.
Glock at the scene of Wyoming grizzly bear attack did not have a round in the chamber. The magazine was found separate from the pistol. Mark Uptain had the pistol in a holster but took it off.
The 911 call in the Bend, Oregon murder / self defense shooting answers some of the questions in the case. The call shows the benefit of close communication with responding officers.
The rampage mass murders in the Crimea, the Tree of Life synagogue in Pennsylvania, and Thousand Oaks California form a media contagion cluster of rampage killings.
President Trump can use the executive branch to make positive reforms of federal gun law.
A New Jersey Congressman has introduced legislation to criminalize the importation of gun parts and to require that all guns made by individuals be recorded. The law is unworkable as written.
Roy Eykamp recounts how to hunt wolves from an airplane in Canada. Roy is 100 years old, and living in Australia. The wolf hunt occurred in 1951.
A paper presented to the American Psychological Association shows that irresponsible media coverage may double rampage murder “mass shootings” because rampage killers seek fame.
Trump era NICS background checks remain high, but half of NICS checks are now permit and permit rechecks.
There is little media coverage about this mass murder being stopped by an armed citizen. That is what we usually see when an armed citizen stops a mass murder.
President-Elect Bolsonaro is willing to trust the people to be capable of protecting themselves with their own firearms. He is serious about reforming Brazil’s ultra-strict gun laws.