The number of residents holding gun licenses in Massachusetts communities north of Boston climbed last year, continuing a long- term trend, as the state considers stricter laws that would give police chiefs more power to deny licenses to people.
A federal judge on Wednesday allowed Sunnyvale to enforce a voter-approved ban on large-capacity gun magazines, saying it would have little impact on the constitutional right to possess firearms for self-defense. The ruling comes two weeks after another judge rejected gun advocates’ attempt to block a similar law in San Francisco.
Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens received $1.5 million from the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday to help process a flood of applications for concealed-weapons permits, though she said she doesn’t believe it will be a regular annual request.
A bill aimed at creating an online application for Kentuckians wanting licenses to carry concealed weapons has been passed by the state Senate.
The first steps toward liberalizing Rowan County’s concealed carry laws were taken Tuesday by a handful of planning board subcommittee members in a small room at the county office building.
A Senate committee has approved a proposal to let people carry loaded pistols in their vehicles without a concealed carry permit.
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved the bill Wednesday by a 6-2 vote.
Anonymous asked: What will be your next gun purchase?
Most likely something long range in 7.62x51.
circlepitsok asked: safety tips for the gun range por favor? feel like people tend to forget way too often.
1. Treat all guns as if they were loaded.
2. Always keep firearm pointed in a safe direction. Don’t let the muzzle cover anything you don’t want to destroy.
3. Keep your finger off the trigger until ready to fire.
4. Be sure of your target and what’s behind it.
As far as gun range is concerned just use common sense. Be respectful, fallow directions of the range officer. Maintain your firearm, and make sure it’s safe to operate. Use eye and ear protection. Use correct ammunition for your weapon (I’ve seen this before). Don’t relay on gun’s safety to keep it from firing. Be aware of your surroundings.
Now that tens of thousands of gun owners in Connecticut are in direct violation of a hastily-passed gun control law, a video of a fed-up Navy veteran warning lawmakers that he “will not comply” with the law is just going viral. As previously reported by TheBlaze, as many as…
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