The District of Columbia has filed a request for a stay on last Monday’s ruling declaring part of the city’s gun carry law unconstitutional. “In its Order, the Court misinterpreted and misapplied the relevant case law and, as shown below, a careful balancing of the interests demonstrates that a stay of the Order, and an immediate administrative stay, should issue so that the District may pursue its appellate rights,” the city said in its filing.
A student at a Texas college filed a lawsuit Wednesday claiming administrators shut down her free speech event that included a gun rights sign, telling her she needed “special permission” and that it was unclear if she could advocate for gun rights on campus.
A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction saying the District of Columbia’s new concealed carry law is unconstitutional.
House Democrats have introduced a bill which seeks to restrict online ammunition purchases as well as track large orders. The Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2015, introduced by Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-N.J.), would require people who purchase ammunition online to display a photo ID in-person in order to receive the order. It would also require ammunition sellers to report to the Attorney General’s office any time they sell 1,000 rounds or more over a 5 day period to the same buyer.
Country music star Brantley Gilbert showed off his new pro-gun ink on his Instagram yesterday. “I wanted to take my support of the 2nd amendment to another level, so my boy Carl Grace came by the house and hooked me up yesterday!!!” he said of the tattoo in his post.
At least three times in the last year the Capitol Police officers have left loaded firearms in various bathrooms around the Capitol Building. The incidents have involved the security details for top congressional leaders and a child even came in contact with one of the lost firearms.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced this week that their new smart bullet is capable of changing its flight path in mid air to hit a moving target.
Left-wing documentarian Michael Moore, known for his virulently anti-gun film Bowling for Columbine, on Thursday endorsed widespread private gun ownership and vigilantism.
The Washington, D.C., attorney general is “looking into” whether Reps. Trey Gowdy (R., S.C.) and Ken Buck (R., Colo.) violated the District’s strict gun laws after Buck posted a photo on Twitter of the two lawmakers holding an inoperable AR-15 rifle in the Cannon House Office Building, the Hill reports: