California Bill Threatens Iconic Gun
A bill mandating all airguns sold in California to look like toys passes the state Senate.
Illinois Gun Owner Identities Protected
Gun-owner identities would remain shielded from public disclosure under legislation overwhelmingly approved by the Illinois state Senate and House, and the governor has signaled he will support the measure.
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?"
The Evil That Men Do
There are plenty of good people out there, but there are also plenty of bad folks. Sadly, a lot of people don't realize that evil exists.
Pittman-Robertson at 75
As the calendar turns and a new year begins, hunters, conservationists and shooting enthusiasts are celebrating a significant milestone year of a program many believe has done more to ensure a bright future for American hunting and shooting sports than any single legislative act in the nation's history.
Gun Sales and NICS "Essential
Despite a Federal Government shutdown this week, the FBI's National Instant Check System (NICS) appears to be conducting business as usual.
NICS Checks Under Obama: 70.25 Million and Counting
Nearly twice as many background checks for firearm purchases during President Obama's first 51 months in office compared with his predecessor.
Lead Ammo Measure Introduced in U.S. House, Senate
On April 14th, U.S. Senators Jon Tester (D-MT) and John Thune (R-SD) and Representatives Jeff Miller (R-FL), Mike Ross (D-AR), Bob Latta (R-OH) and Heath Shuler (D-NC), introduced legislation to protect traditional lead ammunition and fishing tackle from a potential ban by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Grand Canyon State Gets an Official Six-Shooter
Arizona became the second state to officially proclaim a state firearm this year, as Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation on April 28 naming the Colt Single Action Army revolver as the state gun.
Wait 'til Next Year, Illinois
Illinois House Bill 148 fails to win the required super-majority, to the disappointment of gun owners in the state.