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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

‘Lafayette, We Are Here’

Ever wonder where this phrase comes from? Learn the history behind this yearly ritual.

July 10, 2014

The Right to Carry…Pop Tarts

Florida has recently passed legislation designed to ease some of the more onerous "zero tolerance" policies toward children and oddly-shaped breakfast foods.

July 2, 2014

Armed Assailant Gambles, Loses Bet With Intended Victim

When criminals ply their trade, they're betting their victims will be compliant. The house does not always win, however.

June 25, 2014