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on March 1, 2018 in E News

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Attention California gun owners! CRPA/NRA future webinar Late last year, the California Department of Justice released a series of proposed administrative / executive regulations that defined certain legal terms in a way that turned thousands of previously legal firearms into newly classified “assault weapons,” and also banned the possession of so-called “large-capacity” magazines. The lack of clarifying regulations regarding the registration of newly classified “assault weapons” and newly banned “large capacity” magazines has left many gun owners in the dark about how to comply with the laws.  READ MORE National concealed carry reciprocity this term? Not so fast. The...

Attention California gun owners! CRPA/NRA future webinar Late last year, the California Department of Justice released a series of proposed administrative / executive regulations that defined certain legal terms in a way that turned thousands of previously legal firearms...

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on March 1, 2018 in E News

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AB 757 struck down while AB 521 moves on The Assembly Public Safety Committee recently struck down AB 757, which would have made California a “shall issue” state, leaving law-abiding Californians in certain counties to deal with an over burdensome process when attempting to acquire a CCW permit.  READ MORE All you need is one gun By Joshua Fry “Beware the man with one gun, for he probably knows how to use it.” Most of us in the shooting community have heard this quote at one point or another, and I firmly believe in this philosophy. As a law...

AB 757 struck down while AB 521 moves on The Assembly Public Safety Committee recently struck down AB 757, which would have made California a “shall issue” state, leaving law-abiding Californians in certain counties to deal with an over...

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on January 31, 2018 in Featured World News

Trump Highlights Constitution in SOTU: Judges, Religion, Guns, Terrorists

by Ken Klukowski WASHINGTON, DC – President Donald Trump touted his commitment to several key constitutional issues in his State of the Union Address on Tuesday, including judicial appointments, religious liberty, the Second Amendment, and whether terrorists are entitled to constitutional protections. Article II, Section 3 of the Constitution requires that the president share his thoughts on the current state of the Union, though it can either be delivered personally or sent as a written document. Discharging his constitutional duty in a primetime nationwide address that has received high marks, President Trump raised at least five constitutional issues, each...

by Ken Klukowski WASHINGTON, DC – President Donald Trump touted his commitment to several key constitutional issues in his State of the Union Address on Tuesday, including judicial appointments, religious liberty, the Second Amendment, and whether terrorists are entitled...

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on June 14, 2016 in Gun Page World News

LGBTQ Gun Rights Group on Orlando: ‘Guns Didn’t Do This, A Human Who Hated Gays Did’

by Katie Pavlich The Pink Pistols, an LBGTQ group dedicated to protecting the gun rights of gay and transgendered individuals, has issued a response to the Orlando terror attack and to calls for gun bans. The group is urging the public not to jump to conclusions and to focus on the violent acts carried out by ISIS follower Omar Mateen, not on the tool he used. “The Pink Pistols gives condolences to all family and friends of those killed and injured at Pulse,” First Speaker of the Pink Pistols Gwendolyn Patton said in a statement. “This is exactly the kind… View Article

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on June 14, 2016 in Gun Page

Why It’s Time to Repeal the Second Amendment

“[It] needs to be repealed because it is outdated, a threat to liberty and a suicide pact,” says constitutional law professor By David S. Cohen I teach the Constitution for a living. I revere the document when it is used to further socialjustice and make our country a moreinclusive one. I admire the Founders for establishing a representative democracy that has survived for over two centuries. Sidebar Everything You Need to Know About the AR-15 Used in Orlando » But sometimes we just have to acknowledge that the Founders and the Constitution are wrong. This is one of those...

“[It] needs to be repealed because it is outdated, a threat to liberty and a suicide pact,” says constitutional law professor By David S. Cohen I teach the Constitution for a living. I revere the document when it is...

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on May 5, 2016 in Gun Page

Concealed Carry Among Women Up ‘Nearly 62 Percent’ in Washington State

by AWR Hawkins Concealed carry among women is up “nearly 62 percent” in Washington state. This makes Washington a microcosm of a trend across the country, where female concealed carry is surging. According to the Kitsap Sun, between January 2013 and April 2016, the number of women obtaining concealed carry permits jumped from 80,016 to 129,428. And with 535,596 concealed permit holders statewide, men and women combined, the recent surge means women now possess slightly more than a quarter of all concealed permits in the state. In Kitsap alone, the number of women obtaining a concealed carry permit has jumped...

by AWR Hawkins Concealed carry among women is up “nearly 62 percent” in Washington state. This makes Washington a microcosm of a trend across the country, where female concealed carry is surging. According to the Kitsap Sun, between January...

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on March 23, 2016 in E News

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California: Another anti-gun bill that would devastate gun owners CRPA As Californians are well aware, gun control advocates are working several different angles to destroy law-abiding gun ownership. On March 8, Assembly Bill 2459, authored by NRA-PVF “F” rated Assembly Member Kevin McCarty, would work to close every gun store in the Golden State.  READ MORE California sheriffs oppose Newsom’s gun control initiative The Sacramento Bee California sheriffs announced recently that they are opposing Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s gun-control measure aimed for the fall ballot, arguing it would not prevent criminals from obtaining guns and ammunition via the black...

California: Another anti-gun bill that would devastate gun owners CRPA As Californians are well aware, gun control advocates are working several different angles to destroy law-abiding gun ownership. On March 8, Assembly Bill 2459, authored by NRA-PVF “F” rated...

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on March 8, 2016 in Gun Page World News

Gun Production More Than Doubled Since Obama Took Office

by AWR Hawkins The production of guns has more than doubled since President Barack Obama’s inauguration in 2009, amid his frequent demands for more gun-control and fewer guns. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) has released its annual Firearms Manufacturing and Export Report, which shows that nine million firearms were built and sold in 2014, that’s up from 4.3 million firearms in 2008. The March 7 report covers production figures from 2014, and shows that 3,633,454 pistols, 744,047 revolvers, 3,379,549 rifles, 935,411 shotguns, and 358,165 miscellaneous firearms were manufactured that year. That adds up to a total of...

by AWR Hawkins The production of guns has more than doubled since President Barack Obama’s inauguration in 2009, amid his frequent demands for more gun-control and fewer guns. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) has released...

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