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Pennsylvania’s effort to join 21 other states with Constitutional Carry advanced as the Senate Judiciary Committee, Chaired by Senator Lisa Baker, voted to move Senate Bill 565 to the Senate floor for consideration. Constitutional carry legislation isn’t for criminals, it simply puts law-abiding citizens who are otherwise legally able to …

Governor Edwards has two more days to sign Constitutional Carry Legislation, Senate Bill 118 into law.  Don’t let him prevent law-abiding Louisiana citizens from enjoying the same rights that 21 other states now recognize. Please contact your State Representative and ask them to urge Governor Edwards to SIGN Senate Bill 118 into …

On Friday, Governor Roy Cooper vetoed Senate Bill 43, the bipartisan-supported bill to expand the ability of citizens to defend themselves and their loved ones while attending religious worship. This is not surprising, given that he vetoed similar legislation last year. Like last year, Gov. Cooper has erroneously claimed that the bill will allow …

This week, Texas became the 21st state to enact Constitutional Carry after Governor Greg Abbott signed TX House Bill 1927.  The Governor’s signature also signaled the defeat of anti-gun groups who mounted increased calls to the Texas legislature and Governor, calling for the bill’s demise. Now, Louisiana faces a similar outcry from …

Yesterday, the Arizona state House of Representatives issued a proclamation opposing the nomination of David Chipman to be the Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and asking Senator Mark Kelly to recuse himself from a confirmation vote. You may click here to view the proclamation. The proclamation cites Arizona’s …

Earlier this week, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors considered a proposed ordinance banning firearms in certain public places. File 21-320 prohibits possessing, carrying, or transporting firearms, ammunition, or components in or on county owned or controlled buildings, parks, and recreation centers. There are no exemptions for concealed handgun permit holders …

On June 15th, the San Jose City Council unanimously passed File 21-1393, to place additional restrictions on firearm businesses, on top of the many existing city, state, and federal laws. It is expected to go into effect in September. File 21-1393 requires licensed firearm dealers to obtain a city “Firearm Business License” for retail …

Tomorrow, at 2:00PM, the San Jose City Council Rules & Open Government Committee will discuss ROGC 21-616, to direct the City Attorney to begin drafting Mayor Liccardo’s requested proposal to tax gun owners and mandate that they purchase liability insurance. For information on participating in the meeting, which will be held remotely …

Yesterday, Attorney General Ken Paxton sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) opposing the recently proposed rule: Factoring Criteria for Firearms with Attached “Stabilizing Braces”. On June 7th, ATF published a new notice of this proposed rulemaking on its website. The rule seems aimed at …

Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- This session, the South Carolina General Assembly passed the strongest Second Amendment legislation in the last 25 years. Governor Henry McMaster signed it into law promptly. Unfortunately, those who are supposed to be working towards the common goal of protecting and advancing Second Amendment …