Articles Tagged with Concealed Carry

Thomas McCary: Cincinnati Concealed Carry Permit Holder Thwarts Gunman

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Thomas McCary, 62, shot four people, including a 1-year-old boy. McCary, who was firing with a gun in each hand, was stopped by a Cincinnati area resident with a concealed carry permit. The legal gun owner returned McCary’s fire, wounding the suspect and putting an end to the carnage, according to FOX19. Thomas McCary has… Read more »

Open Carry Ban Overturned In Missouri

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Missouri just passed an open carry law banning any city or other municipal entity in the state from ever approving a statute which would ban such an expression of Second Amendment rights. Amendment 5 ensured that all Missouri gun laws as “unalienable.” The law was inspired, at least in part, by the city of Webster… Read more »

Concealed Carry: Crime Rate In Chicago Drops Once Permits Are Issued

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Concealed carry permits increase self-defense abilities and prompt crime rate drops, according to Second Amendment advocates. The violent crime rate in Chicago has dropped since such permits became legal to issue late last year. City officials credit “better police” work with the drop in violent crime and theft in the city. One significant important crime-deterring… Read more »

Gun Control: Cleveland Law Would Strictly Limit Gun Buys And Create Registry

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Cleveland gun control laws will be perhaps the most strict in the United States if the city council approves Mayor Frank Jackson’s ordinance proposal. Cleveland recently celebrated the return of Lebron James and scored the Republican National Convention, a big economic boom to the northern Ohio town. But now the city is incurring backlash from… Read more »

Second Amendment: Arizona Approves Four Pro-Gun Laws

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Arizona lawmakers just gave approval for four “major” pro-guns laws in the state senate. The state house of representatives approved Second Amendment related bills which allow concealed carry permit holders to take their firearms into government buildings which do not have security measures. HB 22339, the gun bill which would allow concealed carry permit holders… Read more »

Pub Posts Sign Calling Gun Owners ‘Losers’ And ‘Douchebags’

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A South Carolina pub owner posted a sign calling gun owners with concealed carry permit “losers” and “douchebags.” The no concealed weapons allowed sign at the Backstreets Pub & Deli in Clemson has understandably infuriated Second Amendment supporters from around the country. Nationwide backlash against the pub was swift once images of the insulting sign… Read more »

Guns In School: Colorado District Approves Armed Teachers

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Guns will soon be allowed on at least on rural Colorado school campus. District teachers will be permitted to pack a handgun in the classroom in order to protect their students, their co-workers and themselves. Briggsdale School District approved a concealed carry resolution which will now allow for trained armed teachers.The educators who carry guns… Read more »

Nikki Goeser: ‘How Gun Control Killed My Husband’

Nikki Goeser Tells How Gun Control Killed Her Husband

Nikki Goeser had a life most people only dream about. She was married to a great guy named Ben, and they were deeply and genuinely in love. Attractive, intelligent, and determined, Nikki graduated from university with a degree in psychology, she worked at a local college by day, and, at night, Nikki and Ben ran… Read more »

Concealed Carry Law Prompts Insurance Company To Drop Schools

EMC Insurance Company, the primary insurer of Kansas schools, has stated coverage will no longer be available to districts which allow teachers to carry guns. When a new concealed carry law went into effect on July 1, designated school staffers could garner approval to take a firearm onto the campus. After the top school insurance… Read more »

Illinois Concealed Carry Gets The Okay In Another County

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Concealed carry in Illinois has received the okay from a second county as a second prosecutor has decided to allow the county’s residents to carry concealed weapons. The news comes as the state’s governor weighs whether or not to allow it statewide. A federal court tossed out the state’s ban on concealed carry in December…. Read more »

Eleanor Roosevelt Had A Concealed Carry Permit At Age 72

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So, Eleanor Roosevelt had a gun permit. We don’t mean a country club shooter’s card (though we’re not ruling it out at this point); we mean an honest-to-goodness concealed carry permit. Slate‘s history blog The Vault uncovered the permit at the FDR Library, one exhibit of which holds the content of Eleanor Roosevelt’s wallet. It’s… Read more »

Texas: Two More Schools Will Allow Teachers To Carry Guns

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Two more Texas schools have decided to allow teachers to pack a gun to school. A school in the small town of Harrold has allowed educators with a concealed carry permit to bring weapons into the school since 2007. Louise and Ganado municipalities are two Texas schools which have most recently decided to permit guns… Read more »