Changed Votes Results In Failure To Override Veto Of Louisiana’s Constitutional Carry Bill

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This was always a possibility. The constitutional carry bill that Louisiana governor John Bel Edwards vetoed last month had passed both the House and Senate by veto-proof majorities. But when a first-ever veto override session became a reality last week, the pressure on every legislator who voted for the bill was ratcheted up. The override session began today and […]

Church Carry Signed Into Law By Governor DeSantis

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Good news! HB 259, Florida’s Church Carry bill, has been signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis (R). With HB 259 now signed into law, religious institutions are no longer automatically listed as gun-free zones by the state if they choose to offer daycare services, run a parochial school, or rent/lease space from a school […]

“911 – We’re Dispatching a Researcher, Social Worker and Nurse to Your Location” – Don’t Laugh…What Once Was a Joke is Now a Shocking Reality

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DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA — In a brilliant move on June 21st, the Durham City Council has approved $2.8 million in the 2021-2022 budget for a newly created Community Safety Department. Funding for five of the fifteen positions was taken from the Durham Police Department, an agency that is already understaffed, overworked, and overwhelmed. Along with […]

Texas Is Officially A Constitutional Carry State After Governor Abbott Signed New Bill Into Law

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Everyone was wondering what was taking Texas Governor Greg Abbott so long. The legislature passed a constitutional carry bill he said he’d sign a couple of weeks ago. It would have become law on Sunday without his signature. We’d heard from reliable sources that there was a signing ceremony planned for tomorrow morning at the […]

BREAKING: Federal Judge Overturns California’s “Assault Weapons” Ban

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SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA — A federal judge has ruled California’s assault weapons ban, in place for 30 years, as unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez of San Diego ruled Friday that the state’s definition of illegal military-style rifles unlawfully deprives law-abiding Californians of weapons commonly allowed in most other states. Governor Newsom released a statement about […]

BREAKING: Texas Passes Constitutional Carry

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Austin, TX – Gun Owners of America (GOA) released the following statement after the Texas Senate followed the lead of the Texas House and voted to accept the Legislative Conference Committee Report on HB 1927, otherwise known as the Firearm Carry Act of 2021, and commonly known as Constitutional Carry. Rachel Malone, GOA’s Texas Director, […]

Kansas Governor’s Veto Of Bill Lowering Age For Concealed Carry To 18 Is Overturned By Legislature

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By Dan Zimmerman via TTAG and republished with permission. Last month, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly vetoed a bill that would have extended concealed carry to all adults in the state. The governor had been a big opponent of campus carry and didn’t want to see the number of guns legally carried on Kansas’s college and university campuses […]