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Federal court rules carrying a gun means surrendering your 4th Amendment rights

The Fourth Circuit Court has ruled that a person carrying a firearm in West Virginia - a state where carrying firearms is legal - has effectively foregone a portion of their constitutional rights because they are carrying a firearm. OK, it's a mite more complicated than that, but the net-net of the Fourth Circuit's ruling reverses an earlier option that "reasonable suspicion that a person is...

REVIEW: Meet ReloadTactical.com, offering the best guns and gear for style and survival

Once upon a time, the experience of going from store to store to shop around before making a major purchase was as much a part of the pleasure of the buying experience as taking the item home. At my father and grandfather's (and great-grandfather's) car dealership, people would attend "car showings" each fall when the new models were introduced. Whether or not they were even really in the market...

Increase in Violent Crime: National Trend Driven by Local Politics?

The FBI released its Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report [recently] and the bad news is that violent crime increased for the second consecutive year. Looking at the January to June period, violent crime decreased from 2012-2013 and then again from 2013-2014. From 2014-2015, we experienced an increase of 1.7%. From 2015-2016? An increase of 5.3%. This includes increases in all categories...

Breaches in Australia and California Show Danger of Centralized Gun Owner Data

Gun rights supporters understand that gun licensing and registration facilitates gun confiscation. Centralized data on gun owners and firearms has long been used to institute subsequent gun controls in the U.S. and abroad. For instance, in 1967 New York City enacted a law requiring that all rifles and shotguns be registered. In 1991 and 2013, in an effort to enforce subsequent restrictions on...

Neighbor voyeur meets armed homeowner

The Sandusky Register is reporting that a man shot while trying to gain unlawful entry into a home was found to have more than 50 mobile phone videos of neighbors, including minor children, at least some of whom were in various stages of undress. The videos appeared to have been taken without the subjects' knowledge. From the article : A resident, Jill Michaloski, told a [911] dispatcher that...

N.E. Ohio Concealed Carry Fashion Show to gain national audience through A&E documentary

February is Conceal Carry Month, at least in Independence, Ohio, where firearms enthusiasts will gather for an exceptional day on February 19. REALIZE Firearms Awareness Coalition is pulling back the curtain on concealed carry to expose some of the quality products available in pro-gun fashion for both men and women, and a film crew from A&E will be on hand to document the fun. The day begins...

NRA Supports Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act

FAIRFAX, Va. –The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) proudly supports introduction of the Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act (H.R. 629), a bill that would prevent the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from restricting veterans’ Second Amendment rights without due process. “No veteran should have their fundamental right to self-defense arbitrarily revoked by...

Buckeye Firearms Assoc. Among Groups Invited to Help Mold 10-Year Deer Management Plan

The ODNR, Division of Wildlife (DOW) has formed a Deer Management Stakeholder Organization that will be tasked with helping them develop Ohio’s 10-year deer management plan. The list of organizations includes many of the most interested parties that are able to provide meaningful input regarding Ohio deer management recommendations. A series of 5 quarterly meetings, taking place from May, 2017...

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