On May 29, bikers in Pheonix, Arizona, are holding a “Draw Muhammad” contest outside the mosque at the Islamic Community Center of Phoenix, which is where the two gunmen who opened fire in Garland, Texas, allegedly attended.
On May 28, Judge Frederick J. Scullin Jr. denied the District of Columbia’s request for an administrative state in the ruling against the “good reason” provision in DC’s concealed carry permitting process.
Women have emerged as one of the fastest-growing demographics of new gun buyers and concealed carry permit holders in the country, and in the process, they have become a driving force in the shift in American attitudes from pro-gun control to pro-gun rights.
On the morning of May 28 an 8-year-old boy and a 32-year-old woman were both shot in the head and killed in Baltimore, Maryland.
On May 27, a National Journal article quoted UCLA law professor Adam Winkler saying a Gun Violence Restraining Order (GVRO) really will “not … make a huge dent in our gun violence statistics.”
On May 26, the White House suggested the epic gun control failure in Baltimore proved the need for more gun control.
On May 26 a “domestic incident” in which a boyfriend allegedly began chocking his girlfriend ended because she had access to a gun and was able to shoot him with hit until he stopped.
Andrew Romero, the suspect in the Memorial Day shooting death of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, Officer Gregg “Nigel” Benner, is a felon who is consequently barred from gun possession.
On Cornell University Law School’s Legal Information Institute (LII) webpage introducing the Second Amendment, the individual right to keep and bear arms is presented as dating all the way back to 2008.
Following a Memorial Day Weekend during which 12 people shot and killed and 43 more were wounded, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said a large part of the solution to the problem is more gun control.
On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Times ran a column by Jennifer Carlson claiming that men carry guns because they are insecure over the size and sustainability of their paychecks.
Bloomberg.com has added its voices to the chorus of those calling for the elimination of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), stating it should be “put … out of its misery.”
Concealed carry permit applications are surging in states like North Carolina, as they have been surging nationally under Obama, “amid safety fears.”
Over the Memorial Day Weekend in heavily gun controlled Chicago, 12 persons were killed and “at least” 43 were wounded in shootings across the city.
With Campus Carry legislation coming before the Texas House this week, University of Texas Chancellor Bill McRaven submitted a letter to state representatives describing campus carry as “conduct” that could hurt UT by dissuading new professors from coming in, thereby making the university system less competitive.
On Memorial Day, an alleged car thief in Willimantic, Connecticut, picked the wrong car and was held at gunpoint by the car’s owner until police arrived.
One month after the Baltimore riots, less visible violence still engulfs the city. It was seen over the Memorial Day Weekend via 26 shootings, nine of which were fatal.
On May 22 the Democrats (@TheDemocrats) tweeted a “Happy Memorial Day Weekend” tweet with a picture of President Obama eating an ice cream cone in an ice cream shop. Not an American flag to be seen, no soldier’s death being hallowed.
A law allowing the concealed carry of handguns on college and university campuses in Kansas takes effect on July 1, 2017.
On Sunday morning, a Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) officer was shot and killed while driving his squad car. New Orleans Police Department Supt. Michael Harrison said “the 45-year-old HANO officer was driving in Central City when he was fatally shot.”
On May 22, the Texas Senate gave its final approval to House Bill 910: a bill expanding concealed carry to include the Open Carry of handguns in the Lone Star State.
Armatix makes the iP1 smart gun, which Democrats raved about and pushed to mandate as the only gun that could legally be sold in New Jersey in 2014. Democrats were joined in this effort by gun control groups like the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.
On the one year anniversary of Elliot Rodger’s May 23 Santa Barbara attack, Richard Martinez said he will continue to push gun control in the United States because attacks like Rodger’s “don’t happen in other countries.”
A new report from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) shows that while “70 percent” of all public schools put kids through school shooting scenarios/drills, only “43 percent” have armed security.
On May 22 a group of Nevada Assembly Republicans revived Campus Carry for this legislative cycle.