A gun range in Beaver County, Penn., has installed a ammo vending machine. The machine dispenses a wide variety of handgun ammunition.
The District of Columbia continues to issue gun carry permits at a slow pace, handing out only 16 since Federal Judge Frederick Scullin, Jr., declared the city’s ban on gun carry unconstitutional last July.
After a recent spat of terrorist attacks in the European Union, many are grappling with one question: Why didn’t Europe’s strict gun control keep guns out of the hands of dangerous extremists? The many restrictions and outright bans on firearms have not prevented terrorists and criminals alike from obtaining them.
A federal judge declared the federal government’s ban on the interstate sale of handguns an unnecessary infringement on rights guaranteed by the Second Amendment.
A gun rights group filed suit last week against Washington, D.C., over the restrictive nature of the district’s gun carry permit application process.
While speaking at an overwhelmingly wealthy, white audience at the Aspen Institute, former New York City mayor and leading gun control advocate Michael Bloomberg expressed his desire to see young minorities stripped of their gun rights. The Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Everytown USA funder reportedly believes male minorities between the ages of 15 and 25 are responsible for most murders. That’s why, he argued, cities need to take guns away from that group.
A Colorado state representative that survived the Columbine shooting said that arming teachers might be the key to preventing another such tragedy.
An 11-year-old girl in Michigan was able to defend herself from a man who broke into her home late last week. The girl hid in a closet after a man entered her house while she was alone. Unfortunately for the robber, when he opened the closet door he found the girl aiming a shotgun right at him.
Concealed carry on campuses made strong advances with bills in Wyoming and Florida passing out of committee and one bill in Texas gaining support.