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Article first appeared on Ammoland.com LYNCHBURG, VA –-(Ammoland.com)- Tuesday, Judge Patrick Yeatts of the Lynchburg Circuit Court in Virginia struck down part of Virginia’s new universal background check law that went into effect on July 1st, 2020. In a case brought by Gun Owners of America and Virginia Citizens Defense …

A federal judge dismissed a recent legal challenge to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s declaration of firearms stores as “non-essential” businesses during the COVID-pandemic on July 8. U.S. District Judge Lawrence E. Kahn, a Bill Clinton appointee, wrote in his decision that “[the Cuomo Administration] made a policy decision about …

Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On 10 July, 2020, at about 12:30 p.m., in Detroit, there was another police shooting. A young black man, Hakeem Littleton, 20, was shot and killed by Detroit police. Agitators quickly organized a protest, and gathered, claiming the shooting was not justified and …

Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- For the first time in history, a police officer in Bothell, Washington—a suburb just northeast of Seattle—has been shot dead in the line of duty. The suspect is in custody. The slain officer was identified as Jonathan Shoop, who had been with the …

Article first appeared on Ammoland.com LARIMER COUNTY, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith has decided to stop accepting training certificates from “Guns for Everyone” for concealed handgun permits within the county. Guns for Everyone offers free concealed carry classes to the general public of Colorado. They have trained thousands …

An anti-gun group expressed support in their newsletter for changing Maryland law to allow for regulated firearm transfers to be delayed indefinitely. This was prompted by the state’s background check system becoming temporarily inoperable recently. Maryland law allows firearm dealers to transfer regulated firearms after waiting seven days if Maryland …

The COVID-19 pandemic has inflicted unspeakable pain on Americans by stealing jobs, homes, businesses and loved ones in recent months. But fears that it would also spark social unrest triggered huge sales of firearms and ammunition across the United States. In turn, those sales likely generated record funding for hunting, …

On July 8th, the veto override attempt in the House of Representatives for House Bill 652, the Second Amendment Preservation Act, received a vote of 66-48, failing to meet the 3/5 minimum needed. HB 652 previously passed both chambers of the General Assembly with overwhelming bipartisan majorities. Gov. Cooper erroneously claimed that …

Despite the anti-gun laws passed by the General Assembly during the 2020 session having already taken effect on July 1st, anti-gun groups demanded and received a bill signing ceremony in Richmond. Governor Ralph Northam was more than happy to appease these groups backed by out-of-state interests to show a good …

Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Today, the House of Representatives will consider overriding Governor Roy Cooper’s veto of the Second Amendment Preservation Act. Gov. Cooper erroneously claimed that the bill will allow guns in schools and threatens the safety of students and teachers. Instead, it only applies to …