Posts Tagged ‘concealed carry’


Rush Limbaugh Calls for Concealed Carry in Schools After Florida Shooting

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Rush Limbaugh

Rush Limbaugh

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh called Sunday for concealed carrying of handguns in schools in order to combat mass shooters like the one that took place last week in Florida. “If we are really serious of protecting the kids, we need a mechanism to be defensive,” Mr. Limbaugh said on “Fox News Sunday.” He dismissed efforts…
(more…)

Concealed-Carry Bill Passes House; Frelinghuysen Supports It

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Reciprocity

Reciprocity

The House on Wednesday passed a bill that would enable gun owners to carry concealed weapons across state lines. It was a victory for the National Rifle Association, which claimed that the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, if approved by the Senate, will override a patchwork of state laws so concealed carry permits are universally accepted, like…
(more…)

Armed Citizens Catch Dangerous Escapees And Anti-Gunners Are Mum

Saturday, June 17th, 2017

gun_constitution

BELLEVUE, Wash., June 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — When two armed citizens held a pair of dangerous prison escapees at gunpoint for police in Tennessee Thursday, they stopped a crime spree and earned the gratitude of all law-abiding citizens, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms declared. “This incident underscores the importance of…
(more…)

Rep. Thomas Massie Introducing Bill to Recognize Outside Concealed Carry Permits in D.C.

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Congressman Thomas Massie

Congressman Thomas Massie (massie.house.gov)

Rep. Thomas Massie on Thursday said he’s introducing legislation that would recognize out-of-state concealed carry permits in the District of Columbia, in the wake of the shocking attack on Rep. Steve Scalise and others in Northern Virginia on Wednesday. “What I’m trying to do is anticipate how to avoid a tragic situation in the future,” Mr.…
(more…)

Wichita State Professor to Quit in Protest of ‘Regressive, Repressive’ Campus Concealed Carry

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Deborah Ballard-Reisch

Deborah Ballard-Reisch (WSU photo)

A tenured professor at Wichita State University has chosen to retire in protest of the school’s new weapons policy allowing students to carry concealed guns on campus. Communications professor Deborah Ballard-Reisch has submitted a letter to WSU president John Bardo saying she plans to retire July 1, the day Kansas’ campus concealed carry law goes into…
(more…)

USCCA’s Tim Schmidt: Taking a Life to Save a Life

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Tim Schmidt, founder of the USCCA

Tim Schmidt, founder of the USCCA

This article was authored by Tim Schmidt and is reprinted courtesy of Concealed Carry Magazine with permission of the United States Concealed Carry Association. All other rights reserved. For more information contact www.uscca.com.

>> EVEN AFTER THE LAST 15-PLUS YEARS OF CARRYING a concealed firearm for personal protection and the defense of those I love, there’s still one question I hear more often than any other: “Tim, isn’t carrying a gun all the time just so … uncomfortable?”
(more…)

Michigan House Passes Bill Allowing Concealed Weapons With No Permit

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Rachel Robinson of Michigan

Rachel Robinson of Michigan

AWwBAMichigan residents! CALL YOUR SENATORS!!!! Click here for info!

LANSING, Mich. — Most gun owners would be able to carry concealed weapons without a permit or training under a bill that passed the Michigan House of Representatives on a mostly party-line vote Wednesday. The vote came after nearly an hour of passionate debate with most Republicans supporting the bills as a confirmation of the constitutional…
(more…)

Jacob Dorman, University of Kansas Professor, Resigns in Protest of Campus Carry

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Jacob Dorman, Skype

Jacob Dorman, Skype

An associate professor at the University of Kansas has publicly resigned in protest of the school’s new weapons policy allowing students to carry concealed guns on campus. Jacob Dorman, an associate professor of history and American studies at the university for the past 10 years, had his resignation letter published Friday by the The Topeka Capital-Journal.…
(more…)

How a Texas Concealed Gun Owner Prevented Mass Murder

Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Police

When a man entered a sports bar armed with two loaded guns and two knives, he bit off a lot more than he could chew. The incident occurred in Texas, where an incoherent gunman walked into a sports bar and began yelling. Witnesses reported that it was unclear at whom the gunman — later identified as…
(more…)

Concealed Carry Holder Hailed as Hero for Killing ‘Incoherent’ Gunman at Texas Sports Bar

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Guns Save Lives

Guns Save Lives (Gun Owners of Maine)

Texas police say a concealed carry holder likely ended a mass shooting after an “incoherent” gunman entered a sports bar with two firearms and two knives. Patrons at Zona Caliente in Arlington ran for cover when James Jones, 48, entered the establishment and killed its manager, 37-year-old Cesar Perez. A man who police have chosen not…
(more…)