Assembly Democrats are announcing the formation of a new coalition to advocate for gun safety violence even as Republicans contemplate letting people carry concealed firearms without a license. Reps.
Oregon gun stores would post anti-suicide material on counters under a bill in the Legislature. State Representative Knute Buehler says 83% of gun deaths in Oregon are the result of suicide.
A Muslim man in South Dakota who was politely asked to leave a conference for open carrying a handgun in violation of venue rules is now in trouble after streaming alleged threats against the public. Authorities say a South Dakota man who was asked to leave an anti-Islam event is facing a felony charge after […]
The Pennsylvania legislature is aiming to enforce their strong firearms preemption law. A similar enforcement law was enacted in 2014, but was struck down in 2016. The state Supreme Court ruled that the legislature had violated the state constitutional requirement for “single issue” statutes when the bill was passed. On April 19, 2017, a replacement […]
A group of Somali pirates and private security forces exchanged gunfire as the pirates attempted to hijack a cargo ship. The video shows a speedboat coming towards the ship as a private security contractor with a sub-machine gun takes aim at the incoming boat. One guard is seen in the video firing warning shots around […]
The Alabama legislature is moving toward passing Constitutional Carry. The bill, SB 24, has passed the Senate, 26 to 8 on Tuesday, 18 April, 2017. The bill would enforce the Alabama Constitutional amendment passed in 2014. Amendment 3 passed with 72.5% of the vote in 2014. SB24 is the legislature enforcing the Constitutional amendment with […]
The National Rifle Association is launching a new advanced concealed carry training and insurance program to the nation’s 14.5 million concealed carriers. The National Rifle Association will unveil a new concealed-carry training program along with a new concealed-carry insurance plan during the group’s annual meeting this week. The new programs, collectively called NRA Carry Guard, […]
The environmental cleanup of a former shooting range in Prescott is nearly done with removal of contaminated dirt with high lead content. Gun enthusiasts used the former Prescott Sportsmen’s Club shooting range from 1957 through 2014, leaving fragments of bullets, shot pellets and other miscellaneous debris on the 25-acre site on the Prescott National Forest.
There are a lot of voices in the national discourse about gun violence – victims, politicians, activists, lobbyists, gun owners, pundits, law enforcement – but rarely does the public hear from the very people who deal directly with the fallout from gun violence on a daily basis: Trauma surgeons. These are the professionals who see […]
Michael Webert is running for a fourth two-year term representing the 18th District in the Virginia House of Delegates.