If you’re involved a defensive gun use (DGU) and the cops arrive to find you with a firearm in your hand, you’re on the wrong side of the “don’t get shot by cops” curve. For that you can thank ye olde tunnel vision.
Words of Rick Ector:
Being a gun owner, regardless of your race, makes you a pariah in the eyes of many. Toss in being black, and things get even more interesting. For example, in Detroit, there are many law-abiding citizens who own and carry firearms....
Let's talk about it. What have you heard? How will it impact your every day gun owner?
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I am a black gun owner, the only slack i get from people (Mom, Dad and Big Brother ) that i cc and not oc they fear that i could mistakenly get shot, or harass by cops.
In the black community many blacks just dont know th...
Very strange indeed to see people so upset about a man wanting to protect what is his and who he loves.
Based on concerns raised and input by local gun owners, sportsmen and your NRA-ILA, the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors revised their proposed ordinance that originally would have restricted the possession, as well as the discharge, of firearms in greenways, parks and other recreational areas managed by the county. The revised ordinance was initially put forth for public comment in October. The revised ordinance now focuses only on the reckless discharge of firearms in these areas and does not attack self-defense rights, law-abiding concealed carry permit holders or individuals legally transporting firearms in their private motor vehicles. A copy of the revised ordinance can be viewed here.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released a plan to guide management of the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge for the next 15 years. The Refuge’s five units are located in the Tualatin River basin near Portland. Currently there is no hunting on the 2,000 acres that the Service has acquired, as explained in Alternative 1 (current management). However, under Alternatives 2 and 3 a junior waterfowl hunt is planned in the Riverboat Unit and opportunities for hunting would be explored for the Wapato Lake Unit when an adequate land base is acquired and habitat restoration decisions are made.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released a plan to guide management of the Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge for the next 15 years. The 7,677-acre Refuge is located approximately 30 miles southwest of Amarillo. The primary purpose of the Refuge is to protect wintering waterfowl and short-grass prairie habitat. Currently there is no hunting permitted on the Refuge, as explained in Alternative A (current management). However, under Alternative B (Improved Habitat Management and Public Use) and Alternative C (Optimal habitat management and public use), hunting would be introduced to the Refuge. The plan can be read online here.
That didn't take long. Less than a day after President Obama's re election, the administration breathed new life into the United Nations' previously comatose treaty regulating guns.
Philadelphia could be facing a class action lawsuit on behalf of gun owners who say the city violated their privacy by publishing their personal information and launching an interactive Web map that included clickable icons of revolvers over their homes.
Hours after U.S. President Barack Obama was re elected, the United States backed a U.N. committee's call on Wednesday to renew debate over a draft international treaty to regulate the $70 billion global conventional arms trade.
There's a significant development in Louisiana to add to our ballot measure roundup. Voters in the state approved an amendment to the state constitution that strengthened the right to bear arms.
Gun owners worry President Obama's re election could once again threaten their 2nd Amendment right to bear arms.Midwest Gun Exchange was very busy post election day. Many shoppers said they were just looking to see what is out there while they still can. It is a very real threat and concern for those who believe in the right to bear arms.
Rex Smith has owned Rex Tools, Guns & Consignment in Thomasville for nearly 5 years. He says gun sales have never been as good as they are now. "President Obama is the best gun salesman we've ever had," he said.Smith isn't alone in his thinking. According to a report by the Associated Press, gun sales are on the rise, to the extent that some gun manufacturers cannot keep up with the demand.
In the weeks leading up to Oklahoma's revised open carry laws, the Payne County Sheriff's Department saw a surge in firearm permits.Department records show 133 permits were issued in October. October 2011 had 75 permits processed.
Grand Rapids gun and knife show at the Deltaplex, Dec 1 and 2. Cost is 5 dollars per person. any interest? Open carry friendly!
"A pistol is subject to immediate seizure if the CPL holder is carrying a pistol in a "pistol free" area. The following penalties may also be imposed: "
Just carrying a pistol? Or concealed...
Think this is intentional?
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While driving a car he stole less than 15 minutes earlier, a thief in Ceres, Calif. spotted a 69-year-old homeowner in his garage and attempted to rob him with a knife. The homeowner responded by retrieving a nearby .38-caliber handgun and shooting the criminal twice. The wounded robber fled the home but was captured by police in a nearby yard.
An investigation revealed that the criminal already had a warrant out for his arrest, resulting from his lack of participation in a court ordered alternative work program.
Louisiana voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a proposed constitutional amendment that gives the state the strongest gun laws in the nation, according to nearly complete state elections office returns.