An employee at a Florida Walmart store defended himself by shooting an armed robber on Wednesday.
There is no such thing as a constitutional right to concealed carry of a firearm in public according to the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday.
A federal appeals court has stayed a ruling by a lower court that would have declared the current concealed carry laws in Washington, DC as being potentially unconstitutional.
A leading police advocacy organization has petitioned the NFL to lift its current ban on concealed weapons, citing security concerns and the threat of terrorism.
One public school district in Oklahoma announced that six of its teachers are training for concealed carry permits and more schools may soon follow suit, according to a state educators’ association.
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has no internal policy on the carrying of firearms within its system and follows the laws of the jurisdictions it operates in, according to a spokesman.
Gun rights groups are criticizing part of the Washington, D.C., gun carry law that bans firearms on public transit within the city after a man was stabbed to death on a Metro train on Saturday.
A group of men denied concealed carry permits in Washington, D.C., under the city’s new permitting process, which was adopted after Judge Frederick Scullin Jr. ruled in Palmer v. District of Columbia that its outright ban on gun carry was unconstitutional, have filed suit against the district.
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.