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Wisconsin Constitutional Carry Passes Committee Vote

On 19 September, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed the Wisconsin Constitutional Carry bill with a 3-2 vote. The vote was along party lines. Republican Senators Wanggaard, Testin, and Stroebel voted to bring Wisconsin statutes in line with the Wisconsin Constitution.

Silencerco Maxim 50 Another reason to Reform National Gun Law

SilencerCo, the innovative silencer company that produces most of the silencers for the United States market, has developed a revolutionary new product. It is an integral silencer on a modern muzzleloader, called the Maxim 50. 

More Realtors Carry Guns for Safety

In 2014 real estate agent Beverly Carter was kidnapped and murdered. The crime made national news.  The president elect of the National Association of Realtors vowed to make safety a priority.

Black Women Carrying Guns in Chicago part of National Trend

About 800 black women got a license in 2014, according to Illinois State Police. So far in 2017, nearly 1,400 black women have received a concealed carry permit — already more than all of 2016. In all, more than 4,000 black women have received a concealed carry license in Cook County.

With all the Flooding: What about Submerged Ammunition?

With the recent impact of two hurricanes, Harvey and Irma, on the United States, there is going to be a lot of ammunition that was submerged for some time. To prevent damage, many people keep ammunition in waterproof ammo cans. They tend to work very well, if the can is not submerged more than a few feet. Not everyone stores ammunition in ammo cans, and the cans can be damaged or leak.

Another Bear Spray Failure (Warning: Graphic Images)

Another case of bear spray failure occurred in Montana on September 4th at about 8 a.m.  The bear charged through bear spray to get at Tom Sommers.

Tucson Stops Illegal Destruction of Firearms, Grudgingly Follows State Law

The City Council of Tucson has finally been forced to stop their irrational violation of state law. For years the city council has been destroying valuable property that could have been sold for the benefit of the public. Instead, they insisted on expensive destruction for political grandstanding. 

Georgia Supreme Court Rules Right to Self Defense applies in School

The case is about a girl who was involved in a fight on school grounds. She retreated.  The other girl followed her, and a fight ensued. S.G., the defendant, claimed self defense. There were video and witnesses that corroborated here story. No evidence was presented that she was not defending herself. The school administration expelled her an the grounds that she was involved in a fight. The school did not consider self defense as an defense for the conduct.

JUSTICE: Man who Used AK-47 Clone to Defend Self, Children, Found Not Guilty

Unless you have the means to enforce said restraining order in your own defense, it’s about as effective as a gun free zone sign.

Wisconsin Carry in Truck Case Dismissed by Prosecutor, Avoids Precedent

In June of 2016, a 53 year old truck driver, Guy A. Smith was arrested for having a loaded revolver in the cab of his truck. Smith did not have a Wisconsin concealed carry permit. He held that he did not need one.

Disparity in Justifiable Homicides Does not Signify Institutional Racism

The Marshal project claims to be non-partisan. It admits that it is not neutral. In a recent report, it shows that more justifiable homicides are committed by whites against black attackers than the national average. The report implies that this is because of institutionalized racism.

Criminal Dumbass Shoots Himself In Groin

Sometimes one just needs to take a second to sit back and have a good ole laugh at some bumbling criminal scumbag shooting himself in the groin.

UBER Faces Legal Challenge in Lawsuit by Gun Owner

An Uber driver in Florida has filed a class action lawsuit against Uber based on the 2008 law. The lawsuit contends that it is acting in the interest of the class of Uber drivers.

Trump Justice Deparment Stops Obama Era “Operation Choke Point” Abuse

Operation Choke Point was an extra-legal attempt by the Obama administration to economically attack businesses that it disliked. It circumvented the rule of law by giving banks incentive to discriminate against a list of businesses.

Illinois Reform of Switchblade Ban Signed into Law

Illinois residents can thank the busy and productive people at Knife Rights for this much needed reform of Illinois law. Knife Rights Director of Legislative Affairs, Todd Rathner, was able to negotiate this reform through the labyrinthine Illinois political system.

San Antonio Drops ShotSpotters, System not Cost Effective

The technological costs of systems such as ShotSpotters are likely to go down; but the personnel costs are likely to increase. While the system sounds plausible in theory, in San  Antonio it has not been cost effective in practice.

Australian Gun Culture: Prohibited Weapons in Australia

What exactly were prohibited weapons under Australian law? The list of prohibited weapons is extensive and, from an American perspective, bizarre.

61-Year-Old Musician with Carry Permit, Stops Big Teen Robber (Video)

On July 30, 2017, a 61-Year-Old, mild mannered musician, Darius Summers, walked down to the local gas station for a cup of coffee. He had recently obtained a concealed carry permit. Darius is not a large man.