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Decision coming from SCOTUS on possible 2A case reviews

Friday SCOTUS may reveal if it will take another 2A case

The Washington Times reported yesterday that tomorrow the U.S. Supreme Court may announce whether it will take another Second Amendment case – there are three on the table – which could result in yet another ruling that further defines the extent or limits of the right to keep and bear arms.


Article by Dave Workman

Massachusetts senator gets 'personal' with gun control plan

Massachusetts’ Markey revives ‘smart gun’ debate

Massachusetts Senator Edward Markey today announced that he will push legislation requiring that all new firearms be “personalized” as his panacea to so-called “gun violence,” which is yet another revival of the “smart gun” debate that has raged off and on for years.


Article by Dave Workman

The stupid, biased, anti-gun press....

Anti-gun editorials demonstrate ignorance of press bias

Yesterday’s editorial pages in three different newspapers regarding two important gun-related cases underscore for gun rights advocates why the mainstream press is no longer taken seriously by the firearms community, if not the public in general.


Article by Dave Workman

Virginia Senate Passes Important Sunday Hunting Legislation

The National Rifle Association thanks the Virginia Senate for passing House Bill 1237 today by a bipartisan 28-11 vote. This important piece of legislation, which passed the Virginia House of Delegates by a bipartisan 71-27 vote on January 28, allows Sunday hunting on private lands with written permission from the landowner.

Gottlieb on video: CCW shouldn't be up to whim

Gottlieb: Concealed carry should not be subject to bureaucratic whim

A 28-minute video posted today on The Gun Wire features Bellevue gun rights advocate Alan Gottlieb telling Hawaii Reporter editor Malia Zimmerman that this year’s mid-term elections “are going to be very important for gun rights and gun owners in this country.”


Article by Dave Workman

CCW booming; women buying more guns

Concealed carry boom continues; women are big segment of buyers

Sunday’s report by KWES News that New Mexico saw “more than twice as many concealed carry permits…issued” last year puts that state in line with just about every other state in the nation, and women comprise a large segment of new gun buyers.


Article by Dave Workman

Florida case allows another attack on SYG

Another Florida verdict, another attack on ‘stand-your-ground’

Saturday’s jury verdict in the Florida murder trial of Michael Dunn over the shooting death of Jordan Davis has once again ignited a debate about “stand-your-ground” laws when the doctrine had nothing to do with the case, and even today’s Seattle Times readers are joining the discussion.


Article by Dave Workman



Growing Defiance in Connecticut, Victory in California
By Harold Hutchison

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that California’s law requiring that those seeking permits to carry concealed firearms show “good cause” before obtaining a permit is unconstitutional in a 2-1 ruling.

The judge had a way with words....

Ninth Circuit’s Peruta ruling reveals faults with other circuit opinions

Yesterday’s ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court affirming the right of citizens to be armed outside their homes for self-defense faults rulings on carry permits by three other court circuits …


Article by Dave Workman