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Open Carrier and Concealed Carrier meet in Walmart Dispute over Cart

Open Carrier and Concealed Carrier meet in Walmart Dispute over Cart U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On Sunday, 2 May 2021, at about 12:30 p.m. this correspondent was in a Walmart in Yuma, Arizona. It was a mission of mercy. After church, a visit to a friend in the hospital was in order. I had delivered him to the emergency room three days before. The friend desired another key for his residence, so more people could help to care for his dogs and do other needful things. At the Walmart, I stopped at...
Tags: Guns, Department Of Defense, Walmart, Arizona, Open Carry, Yuma Arizona, Weingarten, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Courtesy Dean Weingarten, Walmart Dispute


Texas Senate Committee Recommends Passage of Constitutional Carry

U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)-  Lt. Governor Dan Patrick’s efforts resulted in the creation of the Senate Special Committee on Constitutional Issues. The committee hearing started at 9 a.m on 29 April 2021. Lt. Governor Patrick and other Republicans were and are receiving intense pressure to pass Constitutional Carry. It was listed as one of the top eight priorities in the Texas Republican Party Platform and by Republican Chairman Allan West. While Lt. Governor Dan Patrick worked to set up the spec...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Senate, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Republican, Hawthorn, Association, Abbott, Hunt, Nra, Patrick, Rachel, Harris County, LTC, Texas Senate


Louisiana Governor Threatens Veto, Senate Passes Constitutional Carry

Louisiana Senate passed constitutional carry yesterday. IMG NRA-iLA U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Governor John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, has said he will veto any Constitutional carry bill that arrives on his desk. From apnews.com: BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards indicated Thursday that he will use his veto pen to strike down a bill that would remove the requirement that gun owners have a permit to carry concealed firearms, if the proposal reaches his desk. On 27 April 2021, the Lou...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Senate, Department Of Defense, United States, Tennessee, House, Arizona, Louisiana, South Carolina, Abbott, John Bel Edwards, Edwards, Louisiana House, Louisiana Senate, Oil City


SC: Open Carry Recalled from Judiciary; Full Senate Debate to Come

SC: Open Carry Recalled from Judiciary; Full Senate Debate to Come, iStock-884217816 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On 27 April, 2021, the Senate Judiciary subcommittee failed to vote on Open Carry with Training, HB3094. An activist had written, in 2018, the Judiciary committee is where gun reform bills go to die. He seemed to be prescient, from long experience. Then the unexpected happened. The Senate voted to recall HB3094 from the Judiciary committee. A recall vote for a bill is not common, bu...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Senate, Department Of Defense, United States, House, Arizona, Louisiana, Biden, Open Carry, South Carolina, Rice, Martin, Henry McMaster, Larry Martin, South Carolina House


FL: Homemade Shotguns at Pensacola Gun Turn-In (buyback)? After Action Report

Images from facebook City of Pensacola. Long gun and handgun table images combined, cropped and scaled by Dean Weingarten. U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- A gun turn-in event was sponsored by the Florida city of Pensacola on 20 March 2021. Numerous sources are claiming some homemade shotguns were sold to the city at the event. The picture above shows the guns the city says they purchased. The homemade shotguns are not among them. From Escambia carry on facebook, picture by Jeremy Bosso, cropped and...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Florida, Guns, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Jeremy, Pensacola, Robinson, the City, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, Buyback, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Pensacola News Journal


How Texans Lost the Right to Bear Handguns

U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- During the debate over HB1927, in the Texas Senate Special Committee on Constitutional Issues, Senator Eddie Lucio (D) made a startling assertion. He stated Texans could not have the right to bear arms restored because the right to bear arms has not been infringed. At about 05:01:50, He asked, During the testimony of Andi Turner, Legislative Director for the Texas State Rifle Association: When did we lose them?… Later he said, about 05:04:30 : We never lost the right ...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Department Of Defense, United States, Arizona, SEC, Dodge, Bowie, State, Legislature, Matt Dillon, Weingarten, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team


The Case for More Guns, Learn to Think Like The Sheep Who Chose to Be Unarmed

Courtesy Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- People in the gun culture often express amazement about people who want them disarmed. They ascribe the desire to hostility and malice. It may be true for a minority of those who actively wish for a disarmed population.  A significant number, likely a majority, have made a voluntary decision to be unarmed. It is important to know your opponent and to understand their motives. Three years ago, this correspondent wrote an essay on how to underst...
Tags: Usa, Guns, US, Department Of Defense, Chicago, United States, Arizona, Mindset, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Courtesy Dean Weingarten, Voluntarily Unarmed, Ferguson Missouri This


NE: Legal Gun Carrier Stands Guard in Gun-Free Kill-Zone During Mall Shooting ~ VIDEO

U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On April 17th, 2021, at about noon, there was a shooting at the Westroads Mall in Omaha, Nebraska. One person was killed, another was wounded.  A police officer had been shot at in the Mall a month earlier. The Westroads Mall is reported to be a gun-free zone. When the shooting happened on April 17th, 2021, Scott Tafoya was carrying his pistol with a Nebraska permit. He drew the pistol to protect himself and others, knowing there might be legal consequences. From kcci...
Tags: Guns, Department Of Defense, Arizona, CCW, Nebraska, Omaha, Omaha Nebraska, Von Maur, Tafoya, Westroads Mall, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Westroads


2A Incrementalism vs All or Nothing: Restoring Second Amendment Rights

Dean Weingarten on the steps of the Supreme Court. U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- This correspondent has been involved in the struggle to restore Second Amendment rights for more than 50 years. For much of that period, many of those who wanted the Second Amendment to be honored in the United States asked a simple question: Why doesn’t the NRA[or any other pro 2A group] bring a case to the Supreme Court? The assumption was the Supreme Court would rule in favor of the clear “shall not be infringed” ...
Tags: Utah, Guns, Supreme Court, Montana, US, Department Of Defense, Reagan, History, United States, Idaho, Alaska, Arizona, District Of Columbia, Fdr, Kennedy, Second Amendment


Ninth Circuit Panel Finds in Favor of SAF, First Amendment, State Department, and 3D

Image screenshot from C-Span, cropped and scaled by Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On April 27th, 2021, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals found, in a split decision, that Judge Lasnik of Washington State did not have the authority to issue a preliminary injunction preventing a final rule change in the Department of State and Department of Commerce from taking effect. From the decision: R. NELSON, Circuit Judge: The U.S. Department of State (“DOS”) and Departm...
Tags: Guns, Congress, US, Department Of Defense, Arizona, State Department, Washington State, District Of Columbia, First Amendment, DOS, Second Amendment, Wilson, U S Department of State, Department, Gurbir Grewal, Fifth Circuit


Illinois Judge Finds FOID Unconstitutional Under Second Amendment

Illinois Judge Finds FOID Unconstitutional Under Second Amendment iStock-1055138108 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Judge T. Scott Webb, of White County, Illinois, Found the requirement to obtain a Firearm Owner Identification card (FOID) before owning a firearm in Illinois, to be unconstitutional. From the decision, Case 17-CM-60, 26 April 2021: “A citizen in the State of Illinois is not born with a Second Amendment right. Nor does that right insure when a citizen turns 18 or 21 years of age. It is...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Department Of Defense, Indiana, Chicago, Democrats, United States, Arizona, Johnson, Illinois, White County, Webb, Lyndon Johnson, Illinois Supreme Court, Illinois State Rifle Association, Second Amendment Foundation


U.S. Supreme Court Grants Certiorari for New York State Rifle v. Corlett (Carry)

U.S. Supreme Court Grants Certiorari for New York State Rifle v. Corlett (Carry), IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On Monday, April 26, 2021, the United States Supreme Court agreed to hear the case of New York Rifle, Et Al. v. Corlett, for the question of whether the denial of applications for firearms carry licenses violates the Second Amendment. From the supremecourt.gov: The petitions for writs of certiorari are granted.   20-843 NEW YORK STATE RIFLE, ET AL. V. CORLETT, KEITH M., ET...
Tags: New York, Guns, Supreme Court, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Biden, District Of Columbia, Donald Trump, Hillary, Second Amendment, Roberts, United States Supreme Court, D C, Gun Rights News, Caetano, Dean Weingarten


SC: Luke Rankin Schedules Senate Hearing for Open Carry with Training

City of Austin Taken to Court for Violating Texas Law on Carry Rights SC: Luke Rankin Schedules Senate Subcommittee Hearing for Open Carry with Training U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- A breakthrough may be happening in South Carolina’s move to incrementally restore Second Amendment rights. In past history, some Second Amendment supporters have seen the Senate Judiciary Committee as the place where the Senate leadership places bills to restore Second Amendment rights to die. The mechanism is simple....
Tags: Guns, Senate, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Bill, Open Carry, Young, South Carolina, Rice, Martin, Senate Judiciary Committee, Malloy, Rankin, Larry Martin, Judiciary Committee, Senate Judiciary Subcommittee


NC: Bobcat Attacks Wife, Husband Grabs, Throws, Shoots – Video

U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On Friday, 9 April, 2021, Happy and Kristi Wade were going about a normal morning routine, as shown by their security video. Happy can be seen setting a cup of coffee on the hood of his car, and placing a box of sweets in the back seat. His wife Kristi comes out. She hears a cat growling. She takes a step back, and a bobcat attacks her from behind. Screaming, she darts between the two family vehicles, with the bobcat biting as it climbs up her back. Her husband, Happy...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Alabama, Department Of Defense, Happy, Arizona, CCW, Dallas, Rogers, Bobcats, Kristi, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing


New York “Silencer” Case Tossed because Item was a Solvent Trap

Solvent Traps 80% Silencer Parts U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On 7 January 2020, John Andrews was the target of a “controlled delivery”. A controlled delivery is where contraband has been intercepted and is delivered to a suspect as part of a warrant for a search. Acceptance of the parcel containing the contraband is part of the necessary conditions for service of the warrant. The parcel in question was a solvent trap ordered from China. Solvent traps are not contraband. The warrant claimed the...
Tags: New York, Isis, Guns, China, Iraq, Department Of Defense, Fbi, United States, Arizona, New York State, Form 1, U S Customs, Border Protection, Levant, Andrews, Upstate New York


Oklahoma Considers Law Reform to Allow Defensive Escape by Motor Vehicle

Image from indystar.com video, cropped, scaled, arrows and lettering added by Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- One of the tactics used by the far left to disrupt the lives of private citizens and to show their power, is to block roadways, streets, and public right of ways. Blocking public right of ways has been a minor crime. Most states have statutes that require vehicles to give way to pedestrians. The far-left found this weakness in the system, which allowed them to disrupt and end...
Tags: Guns, Department Of Defense, Ap, Cnn, Arizona, Oklahoma, On The Road, Chris Cuomo, Faulk, Oklahoma National Guard, Gun Rights News, Self Defense, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing


Louisiana Considers Constitutional Carry in 2021, SB118 Passes Senate Committee

U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Louisiana is in play to pass a Constitutional Carry bill in 2021. SB 118 has passed a crucial Senate Committee. It is scheduled to go to the floor of the Senate on 21 April 2021. It seems likely to pass the Senate. Senate Bill 118 requires the person who would carry without a permit to be 21 years old, or older. It requires a person who is approached by a law enforcement officer to disclose they are carrying a concealed weapon. It prohibits the carrier from being unde...
Tags: Guns, Republicans, Senate, Department Of Defense, House, Arizona, Bill, Louisiana, Biden, John Bel Edwards, House Committee, Senate Committee, McCormick, Terrell, Oil City, Senate Senate


Man with Bear Spray Killed by Grizzly Near Yellowstone Park

Grizzly Bear U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On the afternoon of 15 April 2021, Carl Mock was attached by a grizzly bear near Baker’s Hole Campground in Gallatin County, Montana.  The campground is a few miles from the town of West Yellowstone, near an entrance to Yellowstone Park. Mock was able to dial 911. Several agencies responded to the call at about 3:42 p.m.  The first responders were able to find Mock after about 50 minutes of searching. Mock had “sustained significant scalp and facial injur...
Tags: Cook, Guns, Montana, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Search And Rescue, Lewis, Clark, Jacobsen, Carl, Mock, Grizzly Bears, Yellowstone Park, West Yellowstone, Gun Rights News, Conservation News


South Carolina Constitutional and Open Carry Bills in hands of Luke Rankin in Senate

South Carolina Constitutional and Open Carry Bills in hands of Luke Rankin in Senate, iStock-884217816 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- In South Carolina, both licensed open Carry and Constitutional Carry bills (H3094 and H3096) have passed the House and are sitting in the Senate Judiciary Committee, waiting to be scheduled for a vote. One Second Amendment activist, James Moffitt wrote, on 24 March, about the Senate Judiciary Committee: This is typically where most 2A friendly bills go to die. Everyo...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Senate, Georgia, Department Of Defense, House, Arizona, Republican, Biden, North Carolina, Open Carry, South Carolina, Jones, Senate Judiciary Committee, Rankin, Stewart Jones


Reform of Italian Self Defense Law Effective – No Charges for Fredy Pacini

Reform of Italian Self Defense Law Effective – No Charges for Fredy Pacini U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On 15 March 2021, Fredy Pacini, a 61-Year-Old tire and bicycle shop owner from Monte San Savino, Tuscany, Italy, was officially notified he would not be prosecuted for shooting and killing one of the intruders who had broken into his shop, at night, with a pick-ax. From newsrnd.com: For the judge “it is reasonable that Pacini could have foreseen that, shortly thereafter, he could have found him...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Department Of Defense, Italy, Arizona, Benito Mussolini, League, Matteo Salvini, Salvini, Gun Rights News, Self Defense, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Fredy Pacini


All 5 People Who Died January 6th were Trump Supporters

Capitol Police retake control of Capitol, 3:05 p.m. 6 January, 2021, east side U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The narrative that the robust protest at the Capitol, over a deeply contentious and flawed 2020 election, was a “deadly insurrection” is falling apart.  For months the public was bombarded by the media repeating the lie, over and over, that any contention of election misdeeds was false. Half the country, with good reason, did not believe them. The lack of trust in the Media and public insti...
Tags: Guns, Department Of Defense, Arizona, District Of Columbia, Capitol Police, Trump, Trump Supporters, Capitol, Diaz, Weingarten, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Francisco Diaz


Indiana State Senator Liz Brown (R), and Leadership, Kills Constitutional Carry

Indiana State Senator Liz Brown (R), and Leadership, Kills Constitutional Carry, iStock-884171528 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Indiana appeared to have a good chance of passing Constitutional Carry in 2021. The House passed the bill 64 – 31. A majority of Republicans in the Senate called for the bill’s passage.  From therepublic.com: Republicans easily pushed the proposal through the Indiana House, but Senate leaders have decided against taking up the bill in the final weeks of this year’s legisl...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Senate, Department Of Defense, Indiana, Gop, House, Arizona, Senate Judiciary Committee, Brown, Legislature, Wayne, Carmel, Republican Senate, Indiana House, Fort Wayne


Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds (R) Signs Constitutional Carry Expanding Gun Rights

Iowa RKBA Constitutional Amendment has a good Chance in New Legislature U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Iowa has become the 18th state to restore Constitutional Carry. Vermont has always had Constitutional Carry, so Iowa becomes the 19th member of the Constitutional Carry club. Three members, Utah, Montana, and Iowa, have been added in 2021, so far. Tennessee is expected to join shortly. On Friday, 2 April, 202. Governor Kim Reynolds (R) of Iowa, signed bill HF 756 into law. The bill was delivered t...
Tags: Guns, Senate, Department Of Defense, Indiana, Wyoming, North Dakota, Tennessee, House, Iowa, Arizona, Vermont, Nra, Lee, Reynolds, Holcomb, Kim Reynolds


Media Misrepresentation: Guardian says Black Gun Ownership up 58.2%

Arizonan with rifle slung at local street vendor. Photo courtesy Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Gun ownership is up in the United States. Record numbers of new gun owners, about eight million, purchased a gun in 2020. In a sensationalist article by the far-left British paper The Guardian, the sub-headline reads: Americans bought a record number of firearms last year. Gun ownership among Black Americans is up 58.2% While it may be wished to be true, the headline is both sensationalis...
Tags: Guns, US, Department Of Defense, United States, Arizona, Guardian, Nra, JOHN LOTT, NSSF, Weingarten, Gun Owners, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing


NICS All-Time Record for March 2021, Gun Sales Down 20% from Record Set in 2020

NICS All Time Record for March 2021, Gun Sales Down 20% from Record Set in 2020 (image provided by Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The total National Instant background Check System (NICS) checks In March of 2021 were an all-time record for the month. The total checks done were reported at 4,691,738. The next highest month was January of 2021, with 4,317,804. The third highest month was 3,937,066 in December of 2020. Those numbers are very large. They reflect the continuing expansion o...
Tags: Guns, America, Department Of Defense, United States, Arizona, Kim, Illinois, March, Newton, ATF, NICS, Zimring, Dave Workman, Weingarten, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten


Ninth Circuit Appeals Court Finds No Right to Bear Arms in Second Amendment

Ninth Circuit Appeals Court Finds No Right to Bear Arms in Second Amendment U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, in an en banc panel, has found there is no “Right to Bear Arms” in the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution. The majority opinion was written by Judge Bybee. The case is the long-delayed Young v. State of Hawaii. It will undoubtedly be appealed to the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS). Whether SCOTUS will grant a writ of Certiorari is unknow...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Supreme Court, Obama, Department Of Defense, United States, Hawaii, Arizona, Republican, Donald Trump, Young, Kennedy, Clinton, Second Amendment, State, Antonin Scalia


Brit Contractor Uses Gun to Save Lives During ISIS Attack in Mozambique

Brit Contractor Uses Gun to Save Lives During ISIS Attack in Mozambique, iStock-1220532981 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On Wednesday, 24 March, a force estimated to be between 100 and several hundred Islamic terrorists attacked the Mozambique city of Palma, which is on the coast of East Africa, in the north of Mozambique, near the Tanzanian border.  Palma has bout 75,000 residents. The Islamic State (ISIS) in Africa has been growing, according to a U.S. official. From iol.co.za:  The US Departmen...
Tags: Isis, Guns, Islamic State, Africa, US, Department Of Defense, Bbc, Arizona, Mozambique, Johannesburg, Times, Palma, Alexander, East Africa, Islamic State ISIS, US Department of State


Tennessee on the Brink of Strong Constitutional Carry

Tennessee on the Brink of Strong Constitutional Carry, iStock-884202954 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Tennessee is on the brink of passing a strong Constitutional Carry bill. HB0786 originally relied on the requirements needed for an advanced carry permit in Tennessee. The requirement made the bill somewhat unclear. The Tennessee Senate amended the bill to change the “advanced carry permit” section to a requirement the person be 21 years of age or more, with exceptions for people who served in the...
Tags: Guns, Senate, Department Of Defense, Indiana, Atlantic, United States, Wyoming, Tennessee, House, Iowa, Arizona, Pacific, Lee, Vermont Vermont, Tennessee Senate, Kim Reynolds


Use a Gun in Chicago in Self Defense with No FOID, Go to Jail

Use a Gun in Chicago in Self Defense with No FOID, Go to Jail U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On Monday, 22 March, in Chicago, 15 people were recorded as being shot. Three of them were killed. One of those shot is recorded as acting in self-defense, on the South Side of Chicago. From the Chicago Sun Times: An hour prior, a man was shot in South Deering on the South Side. They were sitting in a parked vehicle about 10 p.m. in the 2500 block of East 109th Street when two people walked up to them and f...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Department Of Defense, Chicago, Arizona, Illinois, Martin Luther King, Nra, Chicago Sun Times, Dunkin, South Side of Chicago, JOHN LOTT, University of Chicago Medical Center, Gun Rights News, Self Defense, Leroy Brown


Wyoming Improvement of Constitutional Carry Likely to Pass

Wyoming Improvement of Constitutional Carry Likely to Pass, iStock-1063332582 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Wyoming is on the cusp of a needed improvement of their Constitutional Carry law. In 2011, Wyoming was only the third state to restore Constitutional Carry. Constitutional Carry is a close approximation of the state of law that existed when the Second Amendment was ratified in the United States, in 1791. At that time, there were no permits required to carry weapons in most public spaces, eit...
Tags: Guns, Senate, Department Of Defense, Indiana, United States, Wyoming, North Dakota, Alaska, Tennessee, Iowa, Arizona, Vermont, Senate Judiciary Committee, Wyoming House, Residency, Gun Rights News