Guns

Federal judge strikes down Maryland’s assault rifle ban, calling the guns “weapons of war”

A federal appeals court cited a major Supreme Court decision on guns in its ruling<p>A federal court upheld Maryland’s assault weapons ban, citing a landmark Supreme Court ruling that was, at the time, hailed by pro-gun advocates.<p>The U.S. Court of Appeals ruled 10-to-4 Tuesday in favor of the 2013 …

Gun Rights

You No Longer Need A License To Carry A Concealed Weapon In New Hampshire

The state's licensing requirement had been in place for nearly a century.<p>New Hampshire residents no longer need any kind of license to carry a concealed handgun after the state repealed a nearly century-old law that allowed police to deny concealed carry licenses to people they believed could pose …

Gun Rights

Appeals court rules Second Amendment doesn't protect right to assault weapons

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, ruled Tuesday that the Second Amendment doesn't apply to protections of assault weapons in …

Gun Rights

Second Amendment does not cover 'weapons of war,' US appeals court finds

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld on Tuesday Maryland's ban on 45 kinds of assault weapons, but the National Rifle Association is open to …

Gun Rights

A U.S. Appeals Court Upholds Maryland’s Ban On Assault Rifles

Gun control laws are always controversial, and Maryland’s ban on rifles with certain features has been no different. The ban faced a major test recently when it went before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. The court, however, has not just ruled the law constitutional, but has also …

Gun Rights

Republicans' repeal of gun restriction for mentally ill exposes hypocrisy | Editorials

In November, this newspaper called on gun rights enthusiasts to come to the table and talk sense about what limits should be imposed on the right to …

Gun Rights

NRA to outline 'counter resistance,' Trump support in CPAC address

As the Conservative Political Action Conference kicks off on Wednesday, the National Rifle Association appears poised to lead the charge against …

Wayne LaPierre

Utah: A Carry Bill for Young Adults

The Utah state House recently debated and approved HB198, which would open up concealed carry permits to 18- to 21-year-olds in the state. One of the …

Concealed Carry

Children try to fight off US police officer as he drags boy on to his property before firing gun

An off-duty police officer has been caught on video dragging a 13-year-old boy on to his property before firing his gun near a group of …

Policing

Guns, money and sins of the past confront new Met commissioner

Cressida Dick must deal with an array of challenges at Scotland Yard and in the city it protects – but not all can be controlled<p>The new Scotland Yard commissioner’s in-tray shows an array of big challenges, with some crises already foreseeable. The main issues deal with guns, money and the sins of …

UK News

READ: Here's the List of Speakers, Events at CPAC 2017 Insider

The Conservative Political Action Conference will be held from Wednesday through Saturday at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.<p>Those who will address the annual gathering include President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Ted Cruz.<p>Here is …

Wayne LaPierre

Mexican woman tied to Kansas gun killing deported

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A Mexican woman who tried to hide a gun her boyfriend used to fatally shoot a Kansas teenager has been deported.<p>Assistant U.S. …

Crime

Prompted by lawsuit, Howard County votes to lift electronic weapons ban

Howard County lawmakers lifted a ban on electronic weapons Tuesday in response to a federal lawsuit that challenges the county’s longstanding …

Gun Rights

Richard Corcoran: "Hell, no" to property tax increase

State Politics<p>Richard Corcoran: "Hell, no" to property tax increase<p>Feb 22, 2017<p>House Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land O'Lakes tells the Herald/Times …

Florida

‘Assault weapons’ deemed not protected by 2nd Amendment according to 4th circuit court

On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit upheld Maryland’s ban on so called “assault weapons” in a 10-4 ruling.<p>The court stated that 81 weapons, as well as semi-automatics that use detachable magazines, and can sport two or more features such as a flash suppressor, or a folding …

Gun Rights

Gun Advocates Keep Repeating The Same Lies. Sound Familiar?

Six years ago the state of Florida decided that doctors could not talk to their patients about guns. The state of Florida has become the legislative sandbox for every attempt by Gun-nut Nation to rid the country of any and all protections against the violence caused by guns. Stand Your Ground, …

Gun Control

Boyfriend of reporter killed on live TV aims to unseat NRA-endorsed lawmaker

Chris Hurst, a Virginia Democrat embracing a gun violence prevention platform, said the fatal shooting of Alison Parker toughened him for political battles ahead<p>A year after his girlfriend was shot dead on live television, Chris Hurst found himself reporting on another brutal workplace shooting.<p>In …

My First Gun

His name was Ed. He was my grandfather’s best friend. Growing up, my sister and I spent most days at my grandparent’s house while my parents worked. …

Hunting

Unmarked assault rifle sales land CNC-mill gunsmith in prison

Americans can legally manufacture an assault rifle for personal use without registering it, so Daniel Crowninshield figured his paying customers …

Maryland Assault Weapons Ban: Federal Court Upholds It, Not the Second Amendment

A court decides that criminals should outgun citizens.<p>What happens when you mix contempt for individual rights with a healthy dose of willful …

Gun Rights

Court upholds Maryland's irrational, feel-good gun law

If you live under the illusion that Maryland had to pass an "assault weapons ban" because law enforcement is being overwhelmed by gangs toting AK-47s …

Gun Rights

Dana Loesch to be NRA spokesperson

Conservative radio and TV commentator Dana Loesch will be a major national spokesperson for the National Rifle Association (NRA), the organization …

Wayne LaPierre

NRA drops support of Arkansas campus guns bill after changes

The National Rifle Association said Wednesday it no longer supports a bill allowing concealed handguns on Arkansas college campuses after it was …

Gun Control

American Guns reality TV star goes to trial in Denver federal court

Before a Wheat Ridge gun dealer became a reality TV star on the Discovery Channel, he had already agreed to relinquish his federal firearms license …

Denver

Shotgun Returned to Owner After 40 Years

As with most gun owners, Don Wiebenga’s first firearm wasn’t something remarkable. It was an Ithaca 20-gauge pump shotgun bought new in 1973—a nice …

ATF filled secret bank account with millions from shadowy cigarette sales, records show

Working from an office suite behind a Burger King in southern Virginia, operatives used a web of shadowy cigarette sales to funnel tens of millions …

Gun Rights

Chaffetz demands answers from ATF on unauthorized informant program

House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, is demanding that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives turn over all …

Gun Rights

Why Are Shootings Deadlier In Some Cities Than Others?

Murder is a bad statistic for measuring gun violence, yet almost any discussion of gun violence in the United States requires its use.<p>Consider the …

Cities

Campus gun bill clears committee

The so-called compromise amendment that will allow anyone 25 or older with a training certificate carry a concealed weapon on public college campuses …

Concealed Carry

Sniper Elite 4: How to get the perfect shot in the new gaming release from Rebellion

<b>Have you mastered the art of being a sniper? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.</b><p>The new Sniper Elite 4, released by Rebellion on PC, PS4 and Xbox One …

Ammunition