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Gun Rights Debate Rages Between Law Enforcement Executives

"Talking about firearms now is like talking about race," says Richard Beary, chief of police for the University of Central Florida and president of the International Association of Chiefs of Police. "These are difficult conversations, and people get very polarized on each side of it."

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Video: Colorado Sheriffs Challenging State Gun Laws

A group of sheriffs from different Colorado counties are moving forward with their fight to repeal stricter state gun laws put in place three years ago.

Colorado Sheriffs Challenging State Gun Laws

A group of sheriffs from different Colorado counties are moving forward with their fight to repeal stricter state gun laws put in place three years ago. More Here.

Detroit Chief Says Crime Dropped 12% Because of Legally Armed Citizens

The chief's call to arms, which first came in December, 2013, has been answered by thousands of men and women tired of being victims and eager to reclaim their beleaguered city. In 2014, some new 1,169 handgun permits were issued, while 8,102 guns were registered with Detroit's police department - many to prior permit holders who bought new firearms. So far in 2015, nearly 500 permits have been issued by the department and more than 5,000 guns have been registered.

Maine Becomes Sixth State to Sign Constitutional Carry Bill

Legislative Document 652 will now allow Maine citizens over the age of 21 to carry a firearm without possessing a government permission slip, better known as a concealed carry permit.

Detroit Chief Credits Armed Citizens for Crime Drop

Detroit has experienced 37 percent fewer robberies in 2014 than during the same period last year, 22 percent fewer break-ins of businesses and homes, and 30 percent fewer carjackings.

Detroit Chief Lauded, Slammed for Gun Stance

In another statement, which is featured on the magazine cover next to his photograph he stresses: “We’re not advocating violence. We’re advocates of not being victims.”

10 Notable Guns from the 2014 NRA Convention’s Massive Showroom

Photo gallery of noteworthy guns from the 2014 NRA Convention in Indianapolis.

NRA Pushing for Standardized Gun Carry Laws

The NRA is focusing efforts on standardizing concealed carry laws in all 50 states.

Panel OKs Bill to Allow Guns in Florida Schools

The debate whether safety is worth the risk of having more guns on school campuses took center stage in a Florida House committee, which approved a bill Wednesday that would allow trained officials to carry weapons in schools.