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Chicago's Ban on Handgun Sales Unconstitutional, Federal Judge Rules

January 7, 2014
Gun dealers can set up shop in Chicago, a federal judge has ruled — declaring the city’s ban on firearms sales unconstitutional. Lawyers for the Illinois Association of Firearm Retailers were quick to predict that neighborhood gun stores could now open before the end of 2014.

The Fallacy of Gun Buyback Programs

December 26, 2013
What you usually see in any gun buyback program is elderly people turning in old junk guns from some closet or garage where they have sat gathering dust for many years.

Sheriffs Refuse to Enforce Laws on Gun Control

December 16, 2013
He shuffles the magazines, which look identical, and then challenges the audience to tell the difference. “How is a deputy or an officer supposed to know which is which?” he asks.

Florida Court Rules College Student Can Keep Gun in Car

December 12, 2013
The Florida appeals court ruling that the University of North Florida was violating state law when it prohibited a woman from storing a gun in her vehicle while she attended class will spill over to cities and counties statewide, an attorney said Wednesday.

N.Y. Sheriffs Won't Enforce Gun-Control Law

September 9, 2013
Several New York sheriffs have come out against the SAFE Act that was signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in January. The New York State Sheriffs' Association has joined a lawsuit challenging the gun-control law.

Pa. Chief Suspended Over Profane, Pro-Gun Videos

August 1, 2013
Gilberton (Pa.) Police Chief Mark Kessler has been suspended for 30 days for using borough weapons without permission in profanity-laden YouTube videos.

Profane Chief: Death Threats Are Pouring In

July 31, 2013
Gilberton (Pa.) Police Chief Mark Kessler has received numerous death threats, as well as support, for posting several profanity-laced videos supporting gun rights.

Video: Pa. Chief's Profanity-Laced Video Goes Viral

July 24, 2013
Gilberton (Pa.) Police Chief Mark Kessler has made several profanity-laced videos showing him cursing and firing fully automatic weapons that have raised questions about the chief's off-duty behavior.

Colo. Sheriff's Gun-Control Challenge Moves Forward

July 13, 2013
The first salvo in a legal battle to block Colorado's new limits on gun ammunition magazines fizzled Wednesday, but sheriffs, firearm dealers and other opponents still aim to have the law declared unconstitutional.

Kahr Arms Leaving New York

June 28, 2013
Kahr Arms, a New York-based manufacturer of compact handguns and parent company of Auto-Ordnance and Magnum Research, announced it plans to leave the state following the passage of restrictive gun control measures earlier this year.

Group Begins Arming Citizens With Shotguns In Houston

June 10, 2013
Members of a Houston-based gun-rights group began handing out shotguns and training single women living in one of the city's high-crime neighborhoods as it plans to roll out the program to other U.S. cities.

No Punishment for Texas Chief for Angry Tweets

May 22, 2013
Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo won't face punishment for calling a gun-rights supporter a "lying extremist" during a Twitter war.

Video: Colo. Sheriffs Sue To Overturn Gun Laws

May 20, 2013
Nearly nine of 10 Colorado sheriffs have signed onto a lawsuit seeking to overturn a trio of new gun-control laws signed into law in March. Of the state's 64 sheriffs, 55 support the lawsuit announced Friday that's spearheaded by Weld County Sheriff John Cooke.

Colo. Sheriffs Announce Gun-Rights Lawsuit

May 20, 2013
Colorado sheriffs have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit to overturn a trio of state gun-control laws passed in March. They spoke at a press conference Friday. Read the full story here.

AdeQ Firearms Drops LE Customers In Five States, Two Cities

April 12, 2013
AdeQ Firearms Company will no longer sell prohibited firearms, magazines or other prohibited items to law enforcement customers in five states and two cities.

Md. Lawmaker Raffles AK-47, AR-15

April 10, 2013
A conservative Maryland lawmaker will raffle off an AK-47 and AR-15 rifle during his reelection campaign to bring attention to the state's strict new gun control law.

NRA Vows To Challenge Maryland Gun Law

April 9, 2013
The National Rifle Association's president told a Washington, D.C. radio station Tuesday the organization will "absolutely" challenge Maryland's strict gun control law awaiting the governor's signature.

Kahr Arms Donates to Gun Rights Groups

April 8, 2013
The founder of Kahr Arms has donated $25,000 to three gun-rights groups to help the firearms industry combat gun-control measures rolling out in several states.

Who Are the Oath Keepers?

April 4, 2013

After witnessing what he saw as an unconstitutional outrage in the wake of Katrina, a constitutional law scholar founded the Oath Keepers, an organization for peace officers and soldiers who adhere strictly to the letter of the Constitution and swear not to obey any orders that they believe to be unconstitutional.

Colo. Sheriffs Protest Obama Gun Control

April 3, 2013
Sixteen Colorado sheriffs will publicly protest federal gun-control initiatives today as President Obama visits the Denver area to meet with law enforcement leaders and community members.
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