While we all want better, more concise and accurate reporting, the manner in which reporters are "educated" on firearms is suspect given the source.
Data released by the FBI last week indicates a significant decrease in violent crime in U.S. urban areas, and pro-Second Amendment organizations were quick to point out the relationship between the rise in personal firearm ownership and the drop in gun-related violence.
The GOP majority in Congress increased by one, as Representative-elect Martha McSally prevailed over her Democratic rival in a recount.
When lawmakers assume their respective seats as the 2011 legislative sessions are called to order in Washington, DC, and in state capitals across the country in coming weeks, gun owners and shooting enthusiasts will no doubt be watching eagerly to see what results—and changes—the historic 2010 elections will bring forth.
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.
Lawsuit challenges the constitutionality of Illinois' total ban on firearm carry for self-defense outside the home.