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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.

Sheriffs Push Back on Obama Gun Control

January 25, 2013
More than 90 sheriffs from mostly rural counties say they won't enforce what they deem unconstitutional gun laws from the Obama administration or Congress.

Out of Control on Gun Control

January 24, 2013
What kind of philosophy is being exercised when Second Amendment naysayers condemn the whole of gun-owning Americans for the transgressions of people who by and large are not even gun owners but have appropriated the weapons?

Sen. Feinstein Promises New Assault Weapons Ban

December 17, 2012
Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-Calif.) has promised to introduce a federal assault weapons ban following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newton, Conn.

Chicago Vows To Fight Concealed Carry Ruling

December 13, 2012
With parts of the city in the grip of gang warfare and spiking homicide rates, Chicago aldermen urged state officials to appeal an appellate court's decision tossing Illinois' ban on concealed weapons, with some suggesting they might launch their own legal battle.

Fed Court Strikes Down Illinois Concealed Carry Ban

December 11, 2012
A federal appeals court struck down Illinois' ban on carrying a concealed, permitted handgun Tuesday in the latest victory for gun-rights advocates.

Police Links: Paddleboarding Patrol

August 31, 2012
As we get ready to say goodbye to summer, it will either make you smile or curse your luck to find out that a California police department has started a standup paddleboarding (SUP) patrol.

Federal Court: Illegals Can't Own Guns

May 8, 2012
The 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Denver ruled Monday that illegal immigrants have only limited protection under the Constitution. The issue was not addressed in the 2008 Heller decision that overturned the District of Columbia's handgun ban.

Video: Ohio Cop Appeals Firing Over Run-in with CCW Holder

April 9, 2012
The Canton (Ohio) Police Officer who was fired for berating a concealed-carry permit holder during a traffic stop filed an appeal to regain his position.

State High Court Overturns Concealed Carry Ban at Colorado Univ.

March 6, 2012
The Colorado Supreme Court has overturned a University of Colorado policy banning concealed-carry permit holders from bringing guns onto campus.

Ohio Cop Fired for Verbally Abusing CCW Holder

January 12, 2012
A Canton (Ohio) Police officer who threatened a concealed-carry permit holder at a traffic stop has been fired by his agency. Patrolman Daniel Harless can appeal Safety Director Thomas Ream's decision.

Video: Ohio Officer Under Investigation for Threatening CCW Holder

July 21, 2011
A Canton (Ohio) Police officer is now under investigation for his conduct at a traffic stop during which he verbally threatened a concealed-carry permit holder. The 17-minute video recorded on the cruiser's dash cam has been posted to YouTube by Ohioans for Concealed Carry.

Wisconsin Approves Concealed Carry

June 22, 2011
Wisconsin lawmakers lifted the state's ban on carrying concealed weapons Tuesday with a measure expected to be signed by Gov. Scott Walker. Once Wisconsin's measure takes effect this fall, Illinois will be the only state that bans carrying guns, knives and other concealed weapons.

Calif. Federal Judge: Concealed Carry Requires Specific Threat

May 17, 2011
In a Monday ruling, Judge Morrison England Jr. in Sacramento endorsed Yolo County Sheriff Ed Prieto's approach. In his opinion, Judge England wrote that the Second Amendment "does not create a fundamental right to carry a concealed weapon in public."

Arizona Governor Vetoes Campus Carry Bill

April 20, 2011
Arizona's Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill that would allow guns on Arizona's college campuses. Brewer said she vetoed the campus gun bill because it was "poorly written."

Wyoming Approves Constitutional Carry

March 7, 2011
Wyoming has become the fourth state in the nation to adopt a law allowing its residents to carry concealed firearms without a permit. The right, which is often referred to as "constitutional carry," has also been passed in Alaska, Arizona, and Vermont.

Six States Consider Allowing Guns On College Campuses

February 3, 2011
Proposed laws in Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas would bring new gun rights to students, teachers and others who attend college campuses.

Arizona Law Would Allow Guns On Campus

January 31, 2011
The Arizona Legislature is considering several new gun laws, including a "Firearms Omnibus" bill that would make Arizona the second state in the nation to require universities and communities to allow guns on campus and one of 10 that permit guns inside public government buildings such as the state Capitol.

Utah Univ. Cop On Leave for Gun-Memo Leak

January 7, 2011
A campus officer and security guard from the University of Utah are on paid administrative leave after leaking an internal memo about how to respond to open-carry.
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