A well-regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state. The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.
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Police Chief Busted In Bribes For Badges Operation
A tribal police chief in California's pled guilty to selling badges to wealthy Los Angeles County residents for as much as $100,000 so that they could legally carry firearms; the latest incident with police and issuing authorities in "may issue" states selling access to a constitutionally-protected right.
Can "Gun Ban" Biden Woo Virginia Voters To McAuliffe?
Joe Biden's not exactly the most popular politician in Virginia these days, but Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe can't exactly tell him to stay home. So, the president is campaigning in Virginia today, even though his presence could very well backfire by reminding voters of both Biden and McAuliffe's embrace of sweeping gun and magazine bans.
Washington Post Praises "Shoot To Incapacitate" Policy
Should police be trained to aim for center pass when they have to use their firearm on duty, or should they be told to aim for arms, legs, the abdomen, or the pelvis? One Georgia police chief's drawing praise from the Post for his policy, but he's getting even more criticism from fellow officers.
IL Supreme Court Tosses Cook County Gun & Ammo Tax
Gun owners in the Chicago area have been forced to pay extra taxes on firearms and ammunition for years now, but a new decision from the Illinois Supreme Court has now brought the Cook County cash grab to a screeching halt.
A 2A Win From The PA Supreme Court
Gun owners and Second Amendment advocates received a big assist in their quest to challenge local gun laws around Pennsylvania, after the state Supreme Court declared that gun owners don't have to be arrested for violating the laws before they can sue over their constitutionality.
Gunmaker Faces Backlash After Vaccine Rant
The CEO of North American Arms said he enjoyed "no small measure of schadenfreude" reading about unvaccinated Americans stricken with COVID, which he labeled a "Darwinian effect, helping to cleanse our gene pool," but now Sandy Chisholm is apologizing for the "unnecessarily inflammatory words" he used in his rant about unvaccinated Americans.