2nd Amendment Under Fire
Two Gonzaga University students who fended off a potential home invasion on Oct. 24 by brandishing a pistol were put on probation and had their weapons confiscated by campus security.
While they are relieved they weren’t suspended, they are now fighting their probation and seeking to have their weapons returned. They have filed a stolen property report, charging campus security with stealing their guns.
A local politician in Swampscott, Massachusetts, recently said residents’ 4th Amendment protections should be explicitly violated if they insist upon exercising 2nd Amendment rights in the town. Swampscott Selectman Barry Greenfield claimed that because local police “need the ability to enforce the state law” which “requires Massachusetts gun owners to keep their firearms locked away […]
Guns & Ammo magazine has fired contributing editor Dick Metcalf following a controversial column in its December issue in which he attempts a comparison between government regulation of firearms to other “Constitutional” limitations like licensing drivers and arresting people who kill in the name of religion.
Tanya Mount, an Army veteran living in Georgia, claims she was banned from her child’s elementary school after the school’s principal found a picture of the veteran’s concealed carry permit on her personal Facebook page. Mount told WRDW-TV, that a police officer working for the Richmond County Board of Education approached her recently at McBean […]
Last week, a Florida jury demonstrated that common sense and the rule of law can still prevail when it reinstated Nick Finch as sheriff of Liberty County. Florida Governor Rick Scott had suspended Finch for taking a stand on behalf of the 2nd Amendment.
The town of Sanford, Fla., is set to announce new guidelines for Neighborhood Watch members, including a ban on carrying guns while on volunteer duty. The new guidelines come less than four months after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
It’s only been two days since we told you about an Oregon school district that had elected to allow teachers to lawfully carry concealed weapons on campus. Well, it looks as though the dominoes are continuing to fall – this time in rural Colorado.
A school district in Oregon has decided to allow teachers to carry concealed firearms in classrooms as long as they possess a permit, and locals are embracing the move.
As Colorado freedom lovers set their sights on ousting another of the State’s gun-grabbing legislators, the State’s anti-gun governor is telling outside anti-gun groups like New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns to stay away.
In September, State Senate President John Morse and State Senator Angela Giron were ousted in recall votes even though MAIG and Bloomberg poured $350,000 into their races. A new recall campaign is targeting another gun-grabbing State Senator, Evie Hudak of Denver. Petition organizers have until Dec. 3 to collect 18,900 signatures to get a recall vote on the ballot.
Democratic California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a slew of draconian gun bills last week, rejecting them as an “infringement on gun owners’ rights.” But he inexplicably signed four other laws that define infringement.