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Restrictive Firearms Ordinance Doesn’t Play in Peoria

A local ordinance imposing draconian and unusual requirements on citizens purchasing firearms has been stricken in Peoria, IL.

October 17, 2014

Court Strikes Down More Chicago Range Restrictions

Chicago's backdoor attempt to keep law-abiding gun owners from obtaining permits to carry has been rejected in federal court.

October 10, 2014

Hawaii Court Favors Firearms Permits for Legal Immigrants

Gun rights for legal immigrants to the United States have been reaffirmed in Hawaii, as a federal judge overturned a law banning permits for legal permanent residents.

October 9, 2014

Army Reserve Takes its Marksmanship Training on the Road

The U.S. Army's Mobile Marksmanship Training Team is devoted to ensuring that our armed forces, particularly our reserves, receive top-notch training.

September 26, 2014

Report: California Ammo Ban to Cause Shortages, Price Spikes

California's ban on lead ammunition is having repercussions in the hunting community, as the true cost of the ban starts to become known.

September 18, 2014

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