Understanding the Civilian Disarmament Mindset

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There are a significant number of people in the United States who have chosen not to own firearms, and who want the government to ensure as many other Americans as possible are forcibly disarmed. They are a small, but vocal minority. To most people in the gun culture, this is an alien mindset. It’s worthwhile to try to […]

Another County In Florida Looks At Restoring Second Amendment Rights of County Workers

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Today, Hernando County, Florida, commissioners will consider restoring county workers’ ability to exercise their Second Amendment rights while on the job. A current county policy prevents them from carrying firearms while on the job without fear of disciplinary action. County Commission chairman Steve Champion has indicated that county workers shouldn’t have to chose between their right to […]

Lawful Firearm Carry WAS Allowed At The NRA 2018 Annual Meeting, Despite What The Media Has Told You

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By Dean Weingarten via TTAG There was a long line of media waiting to register at the press office at the NRA annual meeting this morning. As I stood in line, watching the attendees walk by, there was a gentleman open carrying this five-shot revolver in a cross draw rig. The thumb-break release, held in tight against the body, […]

Constitutional Carry Bill Goes To OK Governor’s Desk

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By Dean Weingarten via TTAG The Oklahoma Senate passed SB 1212 this week which would make Oklahoma a constitutional carry state. The bill is now headed to Governor Mary Fallin’s desk. The popular bill passed both the House and the Senate by veto proof margins. From koko.com which paints Second Amendment rights as somehow controversial: On […]

Citizens in Ukraine are Pushing for Gun Rights

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Photo courtesy kyivpost.com Ukraine is considering rights of self defense and the legal rights to own weapons. Since the breakup of the USSR, the Soviet Empire’s former client states have been struggling with numerous issues of law, including private property rights and self defense. Ukraine has little traditional law concerning the ownership of firearms. Current law, as such, consists of instructions […]

Oklahoma Legislature Votes to Extend Home, Business Defense Options to Churches

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The Oklahoma legislature has overwhelmingly voted to extend the legal self defense protections homes and businesses have to Oklahoma churches. So now Oklahomans will have he same right to armed self defense in their houses or worship that they do in their homes. From publicradiotulsa.org: The Senate voted 42–1 on Thursday for House Bill 2632, which makes places […]

Breaking: Open Carry To Go To TX Governor Abbott

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I just watched hours of debate in the Texas Senate on Committee Substitute HB 910.  The Senate Committee had removed the Dutton amendment, that stipulated that the police could not stop you for merely exercising your right to carry openly, and ask for a permit or license. Here is the amendment: CERTAIN INVESTIGATORY STOPS AND […]