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AG: Texas Law Permits Firearms at School Meetings, Events

In the "good guys with guns" category, a new Texas law permits designated school officials to carry concealed firearms if the school does not have a full-time security officer.

April 21, 2014

Kentucky Gun Reform Signed by Governor

Good news for concealed-carry permit holders in the Bluegrass State. There's a whole host of pro-concealed-carry legislation being passed.

April 16, 2014

Michigan Ruling Favors Sport Shooting Range Act

The Michigan Supreme Court ruled in favor of a gun range, overturning a lower court decision.

April 9, 2014

As Economy Struggles, Firearm Industry Doubles Since 2008

While the rest of the economy might not be doing as well as everyone would like, the firearm industry is performing above expectations.

April 3, 2014

West Virginia Bill Strikes Down City Gun Laws

West Virginia strengthened the rights of law-abiding residents with concealed-carry permits in the state by removing some city-specific anti-firearms ordinances.

March 31, 2014

Firearms Auction Nets $125K For Law Enforcement

Police departments in Arkansas are auctioning off confiscated and surplus firearms rather than paying to have them destroyed, resulting in the county receiving $125,000 from auction proceedings.

March 28, 2014

Mississippi House Passes Second Amendment Tax Holiday Bill

Mississippi looks to join Louisiana by setting aside a weekend where sportsmen can purchase firearms, ammunition, bows and arrows, all-terrain vehicles and other sporting items without paying state sales tax.

March 20, 2014

Idaho Campus Carry Bill Signed by Governor

Idaho joins a growing list of states that recognize the right to keep and bear arms on college campuses. In Idaho it will be legal for concealed-carry permit holders to carry on campus.

March 17, 2014

NY Church Gun Giveaway Rattles Media

A church in New York is giving away a NY-modified AR-15 to one lucky parishioner, and the usual suspects are—pardon the pun—up in arms about the offer.

March 13, 2014

Shepard v. Madigan Plaintiff Receives Illinois Concealed Carry Permit

The plaintiff in the landmark case that brought legal concealed carry to Illinois has received her IL permit to carry.

March 7, 2014