Just How Far Can Gun Control Go Under the Second Amendment?
A gun rights group is fighting in court to arm legal immigrants, filing lawsuits over the Second Amendment’s application to those who are in the country legally and want to tote weapons....more
Ray Woollard will have to keep his guns at home, now that the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Maryland can legally require him to state a “good and substantial reason” to carry a loaded handgun in public....more
Several states – including Alabama, Tennessee, and North Carolina – are currently considering legislation that would require employers to allow their employees to bring firearms to work and store them in their vehicles...more
In a sweeping ruling, the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that there is no Second Amendment right to carry a concealed firearm in public. The broad wording of the decision in Peterson v. Martinez creates a...more
Public reaction to the Newtown killings has shown the true split personality of the U.S. population. On the one hand, public fear of the improper use of weapons has triggered backlash against gun enthusiasts, with a New York...more
Following the executive branch’s announcement of its gun control recommendations earlier in the month, on Jan. 30 the Senate Judiciary Committee took up the problem of gun violence in the United States....more
President Barack Obama announced the recommendations of Vice President Joe Biden’s gun task force today, suggesting new legislation to Congress for expanded background checks and an assault weapons ban, as well as signing 23...more
The recent tragedy in Sandy Hook, Connecticut, has reignited the debate over the most effective means to deter gun violence. As the President Obama and Congress begin to tackle the controversial issue of gun control, they...more
Vice President Joe Biden met this week with government officials, victims of gun violence, retailers, media executives and firearm advocates on both sides of the issue as part of a task force designed to look for ways to...more
Stricter gun control is on the minds of many following the tragic school shooting in Newtown, CT. Following those events, I quickly wondered just how far gun control could go under the Second Amendment, and when the statute...more
Condolences to the families and those grieving of the 20 little souls who recently died at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut, USA. For further amplification of the grief we feel, read the plea for...more
In an unthinkable tragedy, a gunman on Friday killed 26 people in an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., including 20 children, before he took his own life. Adam Lanza, 20, shot his mother to death in her house before...more
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday threw out an Illinois law banning concealed handguns, which had been the nation’s only blanket law against concealed carry.
Lawmakers will have 180 days to rewrite the...more
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