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Gun Control Failed Again in Denver – mass murderers don’t obey the law

Would another law make us safer? U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- I shouldn’t have to remind the media of the obvious, but mass murderers break the law. The 17 and 18-year-old murderers broke many laws, both before and during their attack at the STEM School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. This is important because it means that passing more restrictive laws won’t work. More laws won't stop the next mass murderers since they too are willing to break the law. We have to wonder why we have these gun laws ...
Tags: Guns, Colorado, Denver, Gun Laws, Nra, Highlands Ranch Colorado, Ammoland, Gun Rights News, Rob Morse, Polite Society Podcast Rob, School Security, Gun Politics


Murder Rates Drop in Bolsonaro’s Brazil: More Guns, Less Crime

Murder Rates Drop in Bolsonaro's Brazil: More Guns, Less Crime Rio De Janeiro, Brazil -(Ammoland.com)- During the first two months of President Bolsonaro's term, the Brazilian murder rate fell by 25%.  From riotimesonline.com: RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The murder rates in Brazil for January and February this year were 25 percent lower compared to the same period last year, according to G1’s national homicide index. The index is based on official data from the 26 states and the Federal District...
Tags: Guns, America, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Brazil, Gun Laws, Orlando Florida, JOHN LOTT, Kennesaw Georgia, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Gary Kleck, Jair Bolsonaro


Attempted Undermining of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act ~ Williams v. Beemiller

Attempted Undermining of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act ~ Williams v. Beemiller Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- The New York Supreme Court recently ruled that a man shot by a gang member did not have standing to sue the retailer that legally sold the gun.  The court has been winding its tortuous way through the process for over a decade. Williams was shot in 2005. Williams v. Beemiller is about injuries sustained from an assault committed by a New York High School gang on an innocent bystander, who w...
Tags: New York, Guns, Court, Department Of Defense, Williams, Arizona, Ohio, Gun Laws, Bernie Sanders, Brown, Protection of Lawful Commerce, United States Supreme Court, Daniel Williams, Bostic, Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, Brady Center


President Bolsonaro of Brazil eases Restrictions on Ammunition sales, Gun Imports

President Bolsonaro of Brazil U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- On 7 May, 2019, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro issued a decree further reforming Brazil's extremely strict laws on gun ownership and carry. Keeping his campaign promises, President Bolsonaro signed an initial decree only two weeks into his presidency, in January of this year. The decree signed on 7 May makes it a little easier for Brazilians, who wish to use their guns to defend themselves, to train and to do so.  From lfpress.com: “Pu...
Tags: Guns, Department Of Defense, United States, Arizona, Brazil, Gun Laws, JOHN LOTT, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Jair Bolsonaro, Bolsonaro, Armed Forces Veterans


Tennessee Reforms Firearm Law in 2019

Tennessee Reforms Firearm Law in 2019 U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- In Tennessee, HB 1264 has passed with large margins. Republican Governor Bill Lee has said he will sign the bill into law, according to AP. HB 1264 passed the House on April 30, 62 to 31, with one legislator not voting. On 2 May, it passed the Senate, 18 to 11, with two senators not voting. The final bill was watered down with amendments. As passed, HB 1264 has interesting features which reform Tennessee law in the general directio...
Tags: Guns, Kentucky, Senate, Department Of Defense, Indiana, Ap, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, House, Arizona, Wisconsin, Tennesee, Gun Laws, Legislature, Weingarten, Gun Rights News


2019 Indiana Gun Law Reform Bill Eliminates Fees, More

Indiana Capitol Building U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- The Indiana legislature has passed, and Governor Eric Holcomb signed  HB 1284. The bill reforms several areas of Indiana gun law. HB 1284 passed the House, 80-13 on 11 February, 2019. It passed the Senate, 47-7 on 8 April, 2019. HB 1284 was signed by Governor Holcolmb on 26 April, 2019. Voter registration forms will now be available with applications for carry permits, by designating the Indiana State Police, Sheriff's offices, and municipal la...
Tags: Guns, Senate, Department Of Defense, Indiana, Fbi, House, Arizona, CCW, States, Gun Laws, Weingarten, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing


Arkansas Passes Significant NFA Gun Law Reforms in 2019

Arkansas Passes Significant NFA Gun Law Reforms in 2019 Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- In 2019, Arkansas passed gun law reform for silencers, other NFA items, and cut concealed handgun permit fees in half. The State of Arkansas has passed a significant reform of suppressor law and state law regarding National Firearms Act firearms generally. SB 400 passed the Senate on 6 March 2019, 29 to 6.  It passed the House on the 13th of March 2019, 75 to 12. It was signed into law by Governor Hutchinson on M...
Tags: Guns, Senate, Alabama, Department Of Defense, Arkansas, House, Arizona, Gun Laws, Hutchinson, JOHN LOTT, NFA, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing


State Firearm Laws – What Works, What Doesn’t

I want to get this out of the way before I get into the meat of this article. I’m going to be discussing an academically fascinating study, that relates to gun laws. In this article, I may tread close to the line of politics, though I will strive to the utmost not to. Our managing […] Read More … The post State Firearm Laws – What Works, What Doesn’t appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Laws, Guns, Study, Statistics, Gun Laws, Editorial


Shooters Fishers Farmers Party in NSW Australia Claims Three Seats

Shooters Fishers Farmers Party in NSW Australia Claims Three Seats Australia -(Ammoland.com)- The Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party SFF in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, has gained a seat in the lower house in the 2019 elections. They now have three seats out of 135 in the lower house, and two seats out of 42 in the upper house, the Legislative Council. David Leyonhjelm, a Libertarian, is expected to win a seat in the upper house and to vote with the SFF on firearms issues. Because the NS...
Tags: Guns, Australia, Department Of Defense, Arizona, New South Wales, Gun Laws, SFF, Legislative, Australia Australia, Defence Force, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Shooters Fishers Farmers Party


Gun Safety Bill is Moving in Arizona

Gun Safety Bill is Moving in Arizona Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- A rational gun safety bill is moving forward in the Arizona legislature. The bill would repeal the requirement for armed Arizonans to unload, then reload, their firearms every time they drive onto school grounds to pick up their child. From tucson.com: He pointed out that existing law already permits adults — anyone 18 and older — to drive onto public school campuses with a gun in the vehicle. And if the person leaves the vehicle, ...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Gun Laws, Kennedy, Nra, U S, Farnsworth, Heller, Weingarten, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing


Chinese Penalties for Illegal Ownership of Guns and Ammunition

Chinese Penalties for Illegal Ownership of Guns and Ammunition U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- A Chinese man inherited some ammunition from his father, who had been in the military.  Rather than turn them in, he kept them as a remembrance of his father. Through a set of unfortunate circumstances, the cartridges were thrown in the trash by a former landlord. They were found and traced back to the man, who was sentenced to a year in jail. From shine.cn A man was sentenced to one year in jail for unlawf...
Tags: Guns, China, Department Of Defense, United States, Arizona, District Of Columbia, Gun Laws, Tiananmen Square, Guizhou, China China, Chinese Communist, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing


Yunsong Zhao: Charges Dropped on Obscure Rifle law after Eight Months in Custody

Yunsong Zhao: Charges Dropped on Obscure Rifle law after Eight Months in Custody U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- On September 24, 2018, Yunsong Zhao was vindicated. He had done nothing illegal. The evidence against him was so weak, the judge did not let the case go to trial. He dismissed the case based on lack of evidence. From wsls.com: CHRISTIANSBURG — A judge on Monday dismissed the firearms charge against former Virginia Tech student Yunsong Zhao, saying that he didn’t believe the police officer ...
Tags: Guns, Virginia, America, Department Of Defense, University, United States, Arizona, Gun Laws, Virginia Tech, Zhao, SCC, Montgomery County Circuit Court, Reserve Officer Training Corps, Christiansburg, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten


Latest Edition of California Gun Laws Book Explains New 2019 CA. Gun Laws

California Gun Laws: A Guide to State and Federal Firearm Regulations (2019 Sixth Edition) LONG BEACH, Calif. – -(AmmoLand.com)- More than two dozen new gun laws were passed during the 2017 and 2018 legislative sessions and the California Department of Justice (“DOJ”) has issued several new regulations and policies that impact California gun owners. There are now over 800 California state statutes regulating the manufacture, distribution, sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition, a...
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Washington State county sheriff refuses to enforce new gun laws

On January 1st, 2019, Washington State will be rolling out some of the toughest gun laws in the United States. If you want to buy a semi automatic rifle in Washington next year, you'll have to be 21 years of age, instead of 18. You'll have to store that puppy safely, too: According to the Seattle Times, in some circumstances, gun owners will be criminally liable if an unauthorized individual uses their boom-stick to commit a crime. It's a move that should make everyone in the state feel just a l...
Tags: Post, News, Guns, Washington, United States, Washington State, Gun Laws, Gun Violence, The Law, Seattle Times, King County, Culp, Republic Washington, Loren Culp, Semi-automatic Rifles, Washington State county


Brazil Presidential Race may Bring Reforms of Restrictive Gun Law

Brazil Presidential Race may Bring Reforms of Restrictive Gun Law U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- Popular presidential candidate in Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, narrowly missed winning with a first-round election. In Brazil, there are multiple parties. The top two candidates have a run-off election for the presidency. If one candidate wins more than 50 percent of the vote, there is no run-off.Jair Bolsonaro won the first round in a crowded field. With 46%, he almost won outright. The next nearest contender...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Department Of Defense, United States, Arizona, Brazil, Donald Trump, Gun Laws, Trump, Fernando Haddad, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Jair Bolsonaro


Gun-Banners Cherry-Pick ‘Developed Nations’ Data to Manipulate Public Opinion

Even assuming gun-grabbers aren't being deceptive when they tell us who they consider “developed,” which they are, what does that have to do with your right to keep and bear arms? (UN Human Development index) U.S.A. –(Ammoland.com)- “The Florence, South Carolina, shooting shows America’s gun problem hurts police too,” a Thursday hit piece on the right to keep and bear arms in “liberal-leaning” Vox declares. “If you’re worried about police getting killed in the line of duty, look at America’s e...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Vladimir Putin, Mexico, Russia, US, America, Un, World Bank, Cia, Vox, Hillary, Florence, Gun Laws, Imf, Trump


A very nice holster for the CZ Shadow 2

Plastic fantastic by all means, but there’s something special with products made out of natural leather, by hand. I noticed this fantastic holster in a Facebook group and asked the owner for permission to use the pictures as well as ask him for a few details. I can honestly say I am stunned by the […] Read More … The post A very nice holster for the CZ Shadow 2 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Facebook, Guns, United Kingdom, Gun Laws, Guernsey, Concealed Carry, Holster, Best Gear, Semi-Auto, CZ Shadow 2, Bitterroot Gunleather


Iraq Changes its Gun Laws

Iraq has made some fundamental changes to its firearms laws. The Iraqi government has shifted its policy and begun to allow for Iraqi civilians to legally own firearms not just for sporting purposes but also for self-defence. Historically, Iraq’s gun laws have been harsh with citizens unable to own firearms without a government issued license […] Read More … The post Iraq Changes its Gun Laws appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Iraq, Gun Laws, Daily News, Gun Ownership


California Farmer Attempts to Comply with Law and is Arrested

California Farmer Attempts to Comply with Law and is Arrested Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- Last month, April, 2018, the California Department of Justice raided prominent Kern County Farmer, Jeffrey Scott Kirschenmann. The justification for the raid was pictures the farmer had sent to the Department of Justice in an attempt to register a rifle. The DOJ claimed the rifle was an illegally modified “Assault weapon”.  During the raid, the DOJ confiscated 230 rounds of ammunition, a dozen guns, t...
Tags: Guns, Law, California, Department Of Defense, Hawaii, New Jersey, Arizona, Department Of Justice, Doj, Gun Laws, Guy, Don, Benitez, Kern County, Ferris, California Department of Justice


The Second Commandment and the Second Amendment in North Carolina

The North Carolina Council of Churches, of which all three NC Episcopal dioceses are members, has sponsored a month-long message on a billboard outside Burlington, quoting the 2nd Commandment in the context of ongoing national debate over the 2nd Amendment. WBTV reports:  The billboard, which was put up Monday, reads “You shall not make for yourself an idol,” quoting the 2nd Commandment from the Bible. The message sits beside a photo of different types of guns on a bed of bullets. … The council ...
Tags: Religion, Gun Control, North Carolina, Council, Gun Laws, Gun Violence, Second Amendment, Burlington, WBTV, The Lead, Larry Hyatt, Featured Story, Second Commandment, North Carolina Council of Churches, NC Episcopal, Hyatt Guns


‘Dumbest Argument’ is that Gun Owners Get a Pass on Comparable Laws

Not as dumb as the arguments for them… USA –-(Ammoland.com)- “Here’s hands-down the dumbest argument against gun laws, and you hear it all the time” Allan Piper, Senior Politics Producer and narrator for a viral Now This News video assures viewers.  He’s trying to refute politicians who say gun laws only affect the law-abiding.“By that logic, it doesn’t make sense to have laws about anything,” Piper claims. “Can’t have laws about stealing, because thieves don’t follow the law.” He goes on citi...
Tags: Guns, Gun Laws, Piper, David Codrea, Mothers Against Drunk Drivers, Gun Rights News, USA Ammoland, RKBA, Alinsky Rule 5, Now This News, Allan Piper, David CodreaDavid Codrea


Australia | NSW Supreme Court Decision a Disaster for Gun Owners

Australia: NSW Supreme Court Decision a Disaster for Gun Owners Arizona -( Ammoland.com )- In 2017, when I visited Australia, Donald Eykamp had an ongoing appeal at the New South Wales Supreme Court. That case has been resolved. The decision came down on 18 December 2017. I was unable to obtain a copy of the decision until after I had returned to Australia. I carefully read the decision, then conferred with an Australian barrister.The decision was a disaster for gun owners. It gave the New S...
Tags: Guns, Australia, Department Of Defense, Arizona, New South Wales, Tasmania, Gun Laws, Winchester, The Supreme Court, NSW supreme court, New South Wales Supreme Court, Weingarten, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team


A high school teacher accidentally fired his gun in class, injures 3 students

Highly trained with firearms, Police reservist Dennis Alexander was teaching his high school class about gun safety when the handgun accidentally went off. Splintered fragments of the bullet ricocheted off of the ceiling and hit three students. Guns do not belong on campus. Via SF Gate: A teacher who also serves as a reserve police officer accidentally fired a gun inside a Seaside High School classroom Tuesday, police said, and three students were injured. Dennis Alexander was teaching a...
Tags: Post, News, California, B-side, Bside, Nofrontdoor, Gun Control, Gun Safety, Gun Laws, Alexander, Administration of Justice, KSBW, Seaside Police Department, Dennis Alexander, Fermin Gonzales, Guns In School


Tasmanian Election in Australia Looks Good for Gun Law Reforms

Tasmanian Election in Australia Looks Good for Gun Law Reforms Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- Tasmanian win of the Liberal party in Australia may lead to reforms in Tasmania's gun laws.The extreme gun laws in effect in Australia were railroaded through at break-neck speed in 1996, on the heels of mass murder at Port Arthur in Tasmania. After 20 years of having little effect, except to criminalize many ordinary acts of rural Australians, regulatory reform consistent with the democratic rule in a repu...
Tags: Guns, Labor, Australia, Department Of Defense, Farmers, Arizona, Queensland, New South Wales, Labor party, Tasmania, Liberal, Gun Laws, Donald, Liberals, Joyce, Port Arthur


Did California’s Governor Ban Teachers from Shooting Back at School Shooters?

Several web sites mischaracterized an October 2017 California law preventing school personnel from carrying guns on campus.
Tags: News, Guns, California, Gun Control, Fact Check, School Shootings, Gun Laws, Governor Jerry Brown, Jerry Brown Gov. Jerry Brown, Right Edition


We Need More, Better Gun Laws

We Need More, Better Gun Laws USA – -(Ammoland.com)- A. It's time to ban the 1,000-foot gun free ban at schools.How much more proof could we possibly need to prove this law is a worthless sham.The “news” media has been publicizing the failure of the 1,000-foot ban for years. The ban doesn't work. Murderers ignore the ban. For some reason, still a mystery to the political left, the law doesn't stop people from acting out, and in fact murderers are charged with higher crimes than violation of th...
Tags: Guns, Fbi, Bill Clinton, Gun Laws, Scottsdale Ariz, NICS, Gun Rights News, Alan Korwin, Bloomfield Press, Cleveland Gun Free School Zones


Did President Trump Revoke Gun Background Checks for Mentally Ill People?

In February 2017, President Trump repealed an Obama-era regulation that would have made it easier to block the sale of firearms to people with certain mental illnesses.
Tags: Politics, News, Guns, School Shooting, Obama, Regulation, Fact Check, Gun Laws, Trump, Background Checks, President Trump, Congressional Review Act, Obama Regulation


POTD: Ammo Shopping in California – Part 2

California is at it again with their restrictive gun laws, this time around it’s regarding ammunition sales. In case you missed our post about Walmart ceasing ammo sales temporarily, the new law requires residents to purchase ammo only from retailers or dealers licensed to sell ammo by the CA Department of Justice. But wait, there’s […] Read More … The post POTD: Ammo Shopping in California – Part 2 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, California, Walmart, Gun Laws, Daily News, Ammo, Photo of the Day, Ammunition, CA Department of Justice


New York State Wants to Take Guns Away From All Domestic Abusers

The proposal could lead to similar laws in other states down the road
Tags: News, Guns, Uncategorized, Gun Laws, Second Amendment, New York State Wants


Nancy Pelosi’s False Assumptions About Gun Law

Nancy Pelosi's False Assumptions About Gun Law Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- Nancy Pelosi is ignorant about the state of gun laws. It is not surprising. Many people base their decisions about guns and laws on ignorance. It is possible that she is lying.I suspect ignorance. Most Progressive decisions about guns are made from false assumptions about reality.Once those assumptions have been internalized, there is no need for further thought or learning about guns and gun laws.Those decisions have alre...
Tags: Guns, Senate, Department Of Defense, House, Arizona, Nancy Pelosi, Gun Laws, Pelosi, Western Society, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Arizona Ammoland