Michigan Concealed-Carry Law Turns Ten

As Michiganders celebrate 10 years of shall-issue freedom, here are some facts about concealed-carry licensees in the state.

Minnesota Permits to Carry Reach Record High

Folks in the Gopher State are getting more concealed carry permits than ever, reaching an all-time high this year.

Wilson Combat X-TAC Elite Carry Comp 1911

Wilson Combat's X-TAC Elite Carry Comp is designed with a one-piece compensator that reduces muzzle flip and is available in 9 mm or .45 ACP.

Aged to Protection

Senior citizens are getting concealed-carry permits in record numbers. We spoke to a few older Americans to find out why.

Carry Legislation Moving in State Legislatures

With most state assemblies and legislatures now a few weeks into their 2011 sessions, here's a quick look at some of the more notable bills aimed at expanding the right to carry firearms for personal protection that have been introduced.

Changes Looming for Utah CCW Permit System?

A measure currently awaiting the signature of Utah Gov. Gary Herbert could potentially impact what has become something of a cottage industry for the Beehive State, the issuing of its widely recognized concealed-weapon permits to residents of other states.

Legislative Scorecard

As lawmakers in many states begin to wrap-up the year's legislative sessions, firearm-related bills continue to see lots of action in statehouses across the country.

Wisconsin Right-to Carry Moves Forward

When reporting the results of the 2010 mid-term elections in November, a Weekly Slug headline posed the open-ended question, "2011: Will it be Wisconsin's Year?"

Wisconsin Extends CCW Reciprocity to 25 States

With Wisconsin's new handgun law set to become effective in a matter of days, state Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced last week that citizens holding concealed-carry permits from 25 states will be recognized by the Badger State beginning Nov. 1, 2011.

Iowa Concealed-Carry Permit Applications Surge in 2011

The number of law-abiding Iowans seeking permits to carry handguns for personal protection has increased 170 percent since the state enacted "shall issue" legislation.

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