Former N.Y. governor to Manhattan DA: drop ‘unusually cruel’ gun charges against Marine

Former New York Democratic Gov. David Paterson on Wednesday evening called on Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance to drop gun charges against Ryan Jerome, a former Marine who unwittingly violated the state’s tough gun laws.

John Lott: David Brock, Media Matters and gun control hypocrisy

The news from the Daily Caller website is surprising: David Brock, the founder of Media Matters, had a personal assistant illegally publicly carry a concealed handgun in the District of Columbia in order “to protect Brock from threats.” Few organizations have declared their opposition to gun ownership or concealed carry laws as strongly as Media Matters.

Illinois doesn’t need gun registration, fee

Last week, Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago asked the General Assembly to pass legislation to force law abiding gun owners to register their handguns with the state of Illinois and to pay a $65 per gun registration fee.

Gunny wants you to register to vote!

Too many Americans, for one reason or another, have chosen to sit on the sidelines by not registering to vote. Unfortunately, this includes too many American gun owners. It’s part of my job to do something about that.

Obama’s fast and furious spin

President Obama is using his budget to advance an anti gun agenda just before the election. One particularly sneaky provision buried deep within his submission to Congress Monday would, if enacted, allow the mistakes of the “Fast and Furious” gun walking scandal to be repeated

Handgun proposal means Chicago mayor won’t run for governor

Rahm Emanuel does not plan to run for governor of Illinois. Not in 2014. Not ever. His proposal last week to register all Illinois handguns made it obvious.

Oregon House approves privacy bill for permit holders

For the third time in four years the Oregon House approved a bill today shielding the names and other personal information of people who apply for a concealed weapons license.

NRA applauds Pa. bill that would allow it to sue over local gun control laws

A bill fast tracking through the General Assembly aims to send a tough message to local governments in Pennsylvania: Pass gun control measures at your own financial peril.

Indiana Charity Gaming Bill Benefitting “Friends of NRA” Banquets Passes in the House Committee!

Today, the Indiana House Public Policy Committee voted 8 to 0 to pass Senate Bill 315, authored by state Senator Randy Head (R-18) and sponsored by Representative Mark Messmer (R-63). This bill will now be sent to the House floor for its second reading vote as early as Monday, February 20.  As many NRA members well know, “Friends of NRA” banquets play a critical role in raising grant money to support education, safety, and training programs in communities across the Hoosier State, such as the Boy Scouts, 4H clubs, and local law enforcement groups.  

Indiana Charity Gaming Bill Benefitting Friends of NRA Banquets Passes in the House Committee!

Today, the Indiana House Public Policy Committee voted 8 to 0 to pass Senate Bill 315, authored by state Senator Randy Head (R-18) and sponsored by Representative Mark Messmer (R-63). This bill will now be sent to the House floor for its second reading vote as early as Monday, February 20.  As many NRA members well know, “Friends of NRA” banquets play a critical role in raising grant money to support education, safety, and training programs in communities across the Hoosier State, such as the Boy Scouts, 4H clubs, and local law enforcement groups.