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  • Advice needed: Best guns for concealed carry and best ways to carry

    11/01/2011 10:01:15 AM PDT · by Jean S · 132 replies · 2+ views
    As you may know, concealed carry is now legal in Wisconsin as of today, finally! I found this article at Human Events: Top 10 Concealed Carry Guns My husband and I have had some training with our revolvers, I have a 38 S+W and my husband has two .357s. We've had some professional training and some training from experienced friends on how to shoot, clean the guns, etc. but not enough to satisfy Wisconsin's new law. We'll be taking a state required 4 hour class next week - with 98 other people. I am not expecting much from the class,...
  • Freep a Poll! ("How do you feel about concealed weapons?")

    10/31/2011 3:28:57 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 27 replies ^ | 10-31-11 | WYFF4
    How do you feel about concealed weapons? I already carry one I am going to get a CWP I wouldn't carry a weapon Read more:
  • Have Glock, Will Travel (New York Times Columnist Up in Arms)

    10/30/2011 7:12:56 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 58 replies
    New York Times ^ | 10/24/2011 | Frank Bruni
    New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and several other states don’t have reciprocity arrangements that allow someone like Todd to pay an armed courtesy call. That’s because New York officials can deny concealed-carry permits on a case-by-case basis, whereas many other states — South Dakota, for example — don’t put much stock in such scrutiny. H.R. 822, now in the House Judiciary Committee, makes a mockery of our diverse values and strategies for public safety. If it were enacted, off to New York the South Dakotan tourist could go, 9-millimeter Glock in tow. That’s not liberty. More like lunacy.
  • So Much For Small Government (New York Times Masthead Editorial)

    10/29/2011 8:16:20 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 30 replies
    New York Times ^ | 10/26.2011 | New York Times Masthead Editorial
    This extreme legislation, the National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011, would obliterate state and local eligibility rules for concealed weapons and the state’s discretion to decide whether to honor another’s permits. At least 36 states now set a minimum age of 21 for carrying concealed guns, and 35 states require some sort of gun-safety training. Thirty-eight states prohibit people convicted of certain violent crimes like misdemeanor assault or sex crimes from carrying concealed weapons. The act would override those rules, requiring states with tight restrictions, like New York and California, to allow people with permits from states with lax laws...
  • Guns: This isn’t Salt Lake City (States' Rights Good all of a sudden)

    10/29/2011 7:39:39 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 20 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | OCTOBER 28, 2011 | Boston Globe Editorial
    That would mean that a permit from Utah, a state with notably lax standards for concealed-carry permits, as well as permits from every other gun-toting state, would be valid in Massachusetts. Under the latest version of the bill, people with out-of-state permits would be allowed to carry guns on Massachusetts streets even if state laws would otherwise make it illegal for them even to possess a firearm.
  • Crockett Keller Radio Ad: Concealed Carry Ad – Stirs it Up

    Keller’s Store is, I think, a gun store, or gun dealership. The owner, Crockett Keller, is also a realtor. Crockett Keller has an ad running in his local area of Mason, Texas. Keller’s is offering an all-day beginner’s workshop to prepare you for your “concealed carry” license.
  • Gun Transport Rules To Change With Concealed Carry Law

    10/27/2011 5:41:11 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 24 replies ^ | 27 Oct 2011 | unattributed
    MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin's concealed carry law goes into effect Nov. 1, and it not only changes how guns are carried on a person, it also changes the way some guns can be transported. Currently, handguns transported in a car must be in a case, unloaded and out of reach. Next week when the new law goes into effect, handguns can be loaded, outside of a case and on a car seat -- all without a permit. "If you don't want to seek out a concealed carry permit, you'll still be allowed to carry a firearm, loaded, in plain view,"...
  • Down home Texas Concealed Handgun Licensing advert

    10/26/2011 8:49:42 AM PDT · by PlanoMike · 15 replies
    WPAP Morning Show ^ | 10/26/11 | WBAP
    Kellers Store
  • Carson City Shooting Prompts A Call For Review of Nevada's Gun Laws (illegal NFA)

    10/24/2011 8:27:02 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 37 replies ^ | 23OCT11 | AP
    A deadly shooting rampage at a Carson City IHOP restaurant last month has prompted a call for a review of Nevada's gun laws. Assembly Judiciary Committee Chairman William Horne said it would be appropriate for lawmakers to consider changes to the state's gun regulations after a man with a history of mental illness shot 11 people with an assault weapon at the restaurant, killing three Nevada National Guard members and a civilian before killing himself. Horne, D-Las Vegas, told the Reno Gazette-Journal that while he's a gun owner who supports gun rights, he questions why citizens need to own an...
  • Mayor Nutter wants citizens to support local efforts for firearms regulations

    10/16/2011 2:34:00 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 24 replies ^ | 14 Oct 2011 | Shannon McDonald
    Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter last week sent a letter to members of Mayors Against Illegal Guns encouraging them to support efforts to allow local governments to determine their own firearm carrying laws. Nutter is a member of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, which has already created a 10-point code for gun shop owners to do their part in preventing illegal carries, and is calling on citizens to rally against H.R. 822 National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011. "Congress is debating a law that would eviscerate the ability of individual states to decide who can carry a hidden, loaded gun," he wrote....
  • A Victory for Oregon Universities' Students, Staff and Faculty

    10/06/2011 2:20:19 PM PDT · by neverdem · 12 replies
    NRA-ILA ^ | September 30, 2011 | NA
    ·11250 Waples Mill Road ·   Fairfax, Virginia 22030    ·800-392-8683   A Victory for Oregon Universities' Students, Staff and Faculty   Friday, September 30, 2011   In what promises to be a continuing debate on the rights of law-abiding citizens, the Oregon Court of Appeals ruled this week that banning firearms on the grounds of Oregon's public universities exceeded the scope of the university system's authority, thereby opening up the state's campuses to individuals who hold valid concealed handgun licenses.  Long viewed by gun rights activists as a violation of the state firearms preemption law, the restriction of license holders from exercising...
  • Mormon Church bans guns in their churches in Utah

    09/10/2011 1:28:25 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 41 replies · 1+ views
    Utah Dept of Public Safety ^ | 2/8/2011 | Utah Dept of Public Safety
    While researching getting a Utah Concealed Carry Permit, I found that the Mormon Church filed with the state to ban firearms (even concealed carry) in their churches. So much for loving freedom.
  • Press Asks Perry ... Are You Packing Heat?

    08/15/2011 2:52:30 PM PDT · by JesseWatters · 68 replies ^ | Aug 15 | Staff
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry is a leading advocate of gun rights who likes to boast of having dispatched a coyote on a recent jog, so I asked him during today's walking press conference at the Iowa State Fair whether he was armed. "I never comment on whether I'm carrying a handgun or not," he said. "That's why it's called concealed." (If he was armed, he could have found himself in hot water with the state police over a ban at the fair that has rankled some local gun groups.) Perry's appearance at the fair, where he challenged reporters on whether...
  • Victims turn tables on robbery suspects

    08/08/2011 9:55:10 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 11 replies ^ | 8 Aug 2011 | Steve Nichols
    ST. PETERSBURG - Would-be victims shot and wounded armed robbers in St. Petersburg this past weekend -- twice. Both suspects are expected to live, although one may be paralyzed from the waist down. St. Petersburg police say 25-year old Almedin Muratovic was struck by a bullet in the mid-section when his gun discharged while Muratovic wrestled with 29-year old Anthony Hall. Hall came to the rescue of his girlfriend, 25-year-old Cristina Hopkins, who was using an ATM at 8250 MLK North when Muratovic allegedly approached her and demanded money. The second shooting happened in the rear parking lot of a...
  • Students for Concealed Carry National Convention

    08/08/2011 5:14:02 PM PDT · by JohnRLott
    CSPAN ^ | August 8, 2011 | Students for Concealed Carry
    Click on the Read More Link to watch some excellent talks Should Students Be Allowed to Carry Guns on College Campuses? Where: National Press Club Ballroom When: noon until 5:00 PM, August 8th, 2011 Introductory remarks by Dan Crocker (SCC president) 5 minutes Personal experiences panel -- Crime and College Campuses 25 minutes Amanda Carpenter (10 minutes) Nicole Goeser (10 minutes) Debate over "Should Permitted Concealed Handguns be Allowed on College Campuses?" 50 minutes (18 minutes each, 4 minute rebutals) John Lott, author More Guns, Less Crime Colin Goddard, Assistant Legislative Director, Brady Campaign Panel by academics -- Academics talking...
  • Too Hot to Carry? No! Here are 10 Lightweight Carry Guns

    08/02/2011 8:10:51 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 125 replies
    Human Events ^ | 2 Aug 2011 | Mike Piccione
    It’s hot. It’s 100 degrees over a large portion of the country and that means you probably wont’ be wearing a lot of clothes. Since concealed carry means your gun will be out of sight you won’t have much clothing to cover up your great equalizer. For many years I’ve been asking people about their concealed carry guns. Many folks switch up their arms depending on what they wear. Here are ten lightweight carry guns that are easy to conceal. The criteria for this list are guns less than 15 ounces and 5.5” in length – easy enough to fit...
  • Why Women Should Carry Concealed Handguns

    07/27/2011 4:57:12 PM PDT · by Immerito · 43 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | July 26, 2011 | Howard Nemerov
    Why Women Should Carry Concealed Handguns Vincent Lee Carson was wanted for another hotel robbery when he hid in the breakfast room of a Days Inn in Columbia, South Carolina. The female hotel clerk who came in to prepare breakfast “was about 100 pounds lighter than Carson and stood at least a foot shorter than him.” Carson attacked and held a knife to her throat.Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said Carson’s intent was not only to rob the motel, but also to rape the clerk. “There’s no doubt that was his intent,” said Lott. “Not only was he going to rob...
  • Congress Moves ahead on Gun Legislation

    07/27/2011 4:11:14 AM PDT · by marktwain · 19 replies ^ | 27 July, 2011 | NA
    Hemera Technologies/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON ) -- It’s already written in the Constitution's Second Amendment, and now Congress is addressing new legislation that will revise regulations regarding citizens' right to bear arms. If passed, the National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity bill would increase the number of legally-owned handguns on American streets and lower the conceal-and-carry restrictions on those weapons. The new bill would make it legal across all states for out-of-state visitors to conceal and carry firearms, so long as they are permitted to do so in their home states. This would essentially make the conceal-and-carry laws of California, Illinois, and New York obsolete.
  • Incident Reveals Why Gun Carry Laws Work

    07/22/2011 12:59:45 PM PDT · by neverdem · 26 replies
    The Tyler Paper (Texas) ^ | July 21, 2011 | Masthead Editorial
    As evidence mounts that concealed-carry laws actually prevent crime — rather than serve to turn entire states into Dodge City, to use a common left-wing analogy during these debates — evidence is emerging that even liberals should support such laws. Texas, along with a number of other states, passed its law to allow qualified citizens (those with no felonies or history of mental illness) to carry concealed firearms in 1995 — which, oddly enough, coincided with the beginning of a decline in violent crime nationwide. As Democrats in the Senate begin a new assault on Second Amendment rights, perhaps they...
  • Video: Police officer threatens concealed-carry driver with execution, beating

    Ohio’s concealed-carry law requires anyone stopped by police to immediately notify the officer if they are armed. Failure to do so is a first-class misdemeanor that can result in a six-month jail term and a thousand-dollar fine, as well as losing the license to carry. It’s usually not considered a death penalty offense, unless one gets pulled over in Beachwood Canton, Ohio, in a case highlighted today by Ohioans for Concealed Carry: "William pulled his car to the side of the road to let out two passengers, but only the female occupant managed to exit before the police pulled up...