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Massachusetts' Top Court Strikes Down Ban on Civilians Owning Stun Guns

April 18, 2018
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled in the case of a man who was criminally charged for possessing a stun gun, holding that such weapons constitute “arms” as protected by the Constitution.

Gun Control, "Assault Weapons," and School Safety

April 13, 2018

Law enforcement officers are strong supporters of the Second Amendment and do not support measures to prohibit sales of "assault weapons" and "high-capacity" magazines to the public.

Federal Judge's Ruling Upholds Massachusetts' "Assault Weapon" Ban

April 9, 2018
U.S. District Judge William Young dismissed a lawsuit challenging the 20-year-old ban, saying assault weapons are military firearms that fall beyond the reach of the constitutional right to “bear arms.”

FL Sheriff Tells Citizens to Arm Themselves to Stop Active Shooters

November 10, 2017
The Florida sheriff who told sexual offenders and predators to steer clear of shelters during Hurricane Irma has made another strong statement. More Here.

Video: FL Sheriff Tells Citizens to Arm Themselves to Stop Active Shooters

November 10, 2017
The Florida sheriff who told sexual offenders and predators to steer clear of shelters during Hurricane Irma has made another strong statement.

Federal Judge Blocks CA Law Requiring Disposal of Large-Capacity Magazines

June 30, 2017
A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction blocking a law that requires Californians to dispose of large-capacity ammunition magazines by Saturday or face fines and possible jail time.

Trump Tells NRA Convention “Assault” on Second Amendment Over

April 28, 2017
President Donald Trump spoke to the National NRA Convention in Atlanta Friday and declared that an "eight-year assault" on Second Amendment rights has come to a "crashing end."

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Maryland Assault Rifle Ban

February 21, 2017
A federal appeals court has upheld the assault rifle ban Maryland lawmakers passed in 2013, concluding that the guns outlawed by the measure are not entitled to protection under the Second Amendment.

Court Rules 2nd Amendment Gives No Right to Carry Concealed in Public for California, Hawaii

June 10, 2016
A federal appeals court says people do not have a right to carry concealed weapons in public under the 2nd Amendment. This will affect California and Hawaii.

Georgia Proposes Sweeping 'Guns Everywhere' Law

March 25, 2014
Pro- and anti-gun forces do not agree on much, but they do agree on the breathtaking sweep of the Georgia legislation allowing guns in bars, schools, restaurants, churches and airports that is now awaiting the signature of Gov. Nathan Deal.

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.

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.

Pa. Chief's Profane Tirade

July 24, 2013
Gilberton (Pa.) Police Chief Mark Kessler has made several prafanity-laced videos showing him cursing and firing fully automatic weapons. Read the full story here.

Illinois Authorizes Concealed Carry

July 9, 2013
Illinois became the last state in the nation to allow concealed carry of handguns Tuesday, when lawmakers stopped a last-minute attempt by Gov. Pat Quinn to veto the bill.

FNH Donates Limited Edition SCAR16S for NRA Auction

May 3, 2013
FNH USA has donated a limited edition SCAR 16S rifle—the commercial variant of the USSOCOM MK 16—to the National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action dinner and silent auction.

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.

Protecting the Children

February 20, 2013

FLEOA does not support anyone using the Second Amendment as a scapegoat for the Newtown tragedy. Instead, FLEOA is recommending a Safety Summit that includes law enforcement, the NRA, and legislators.

Olympic Arms Drops New York Law Enforcement Customers

February 14, 2013
AR-rifle specialist Olympic Arms will no longer sell its products to New York law enforcement officers or agencies, following the state's passage of an assault weapons ban.
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