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Southern California County’s Spike in Concealed-Weapons Permits Continues

After the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals found California's concealed-carry law to be unconstitutional, some areas of the state have seen dramatic increases in the number of permit applications.

September 15, 2014

California Lawmakers Reject Background Checks for Ammo Purchases

Good news for firearms owners and shooting enthusiasts out of California, of all places.

September 9, 2014

Louisiana, Mississippi to Observe 2nd Amendment Tax Holiday This Weekend

Both Louisiana and Mississippi have offered tax relief to shooting enthusiasts with a "tax-free" weekend on shooting supplies.

September 5, 2014

California’s 10-Day Waiting Period Ruled Unconstitutional

Decision a victory for civil rights in the nation's most populous state.

August 29, 2014

Audie Murphy’s .45 Colt Revolver on Public Display

A .45 Colt revolver once belonging to WWII hero Audie Murphy is on display at the Cody Firearms Museum in Cody, WY.

August 6, 2014

‘The War to End All Wars’ Began 100 Years Ago

World War I officially started last week, but it was this week that nations began putting words into actions.

August 5, 2014

Court Upholds Florida’s Firearm Owners’ Privacy Act

The U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the state of Florida and law-abiding gun owners over activist doctors and the gun-control lobby.

July 31, 2014

Sign Welcoming Guns is Good Business Decision for Restauranteur

"No Guns Allowed" signs show up on the doors of different establishments, but here's one gun-related sign that welcomes the legally-armed public.

July 25, 2014

Gov. Perry Promotes Texas Firearms Festival

A massive gun show is coming to Texas in November.

July 24, 2014

First Texas Armed School Marshalls Begin Training

Providing one more option to protect the safety of students, Texas has begun allowing permitted teachers and administrators to become school marshalls who can legally carry concealed firearms for protection.

July 17, 2014