Green Berets take on anti-gunners at annual meeting
The Special Forces Association held its 2013 annual National Convention in San Antonio Texas. With over 1,000 active-duty and former U.S. Army Green Berets in attendance it was resolved to ensure politicians understood the Association’s membership’s steadfast support of the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Rep. Jackson Lee introduces bill to cut funds to states with strong self-defense laws
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee reintroduced the Justice Exists for Us All Act to Congress Wednesday.The bill, which the Texas Democrat stated is a response to the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, would pressure states to drop stand-your-ground laws, which assert that citizens can use force for self-defense rather than being required to retreat from dangerous situations.
APPS Abuse: The Sequel – Another NRA News Video Exposes Cal-DOJ’s Firearm Confiscation Program For What It Truly Is
After the success of its first video revealing some truths about the value of the California DOJ’s Armed Prohibited Persons System (APPS) program, Ginny Simone and NRA News have released a follow-up video containing an extended interview with former DOJ Special Agent, Greg Cameron, who has nothing good to say about the California DOJ gun seizure program in which he has participated.
Virginia: Gun crime drops again as firearm sales soar
Gun related violent crime continues to drop in Virginia as the sales of firearms continue to soar, a pattern that one local criminologist finds interesting “given the current rhetoric about strengthening gun laws.”Major gun crime collectively dropped for a fourth consecutive year statewide, while firearms sales climbed to a new record in 2012 with 490,119 guns purchased in 444,844 transactions a 16 percent rise over 2011, according to federally licensed gun dealer sales estimates obtained by the Richmond Times Dispatch.The proliferation of guns occurred as the total number of major reported crimes committed with all types of firearms in Virginia dropped 5 percent, from 4,618 offenses in 2011 to 4,378 last year, according to Virginia State Police data.
Father kills son, self at YWCA offices in New Hampshire
The counselor who was present at the time managed to escape unarmed, officials said. A tactical team searched the building, including some apartments over the YWCA offices, afterward to ensure a shooter wasn’t on the loose. Autopsies were …
New handgun law eases some restrictions
Widely overlooked in the Moral Monday protests that have focused on changes in laws concerning education, abortion and voter identification is new handgun legislation signed by Gov. Pat McCrory on July 31. The legislation made significant …
N.J. handgun law heads to state’s top court
TRENTON — For the first time in nearly half a century, the state Supreme Court will hear a landmark case that could redefine gun rights in New Jersey. The state’s highest court has agreed to consider a challenge to the toughest gun-control law in New …