Philadelphia is facing a new lawsuit over its decision to completely shutter its gun-carry permit process over COVID-19 concerns. The Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) filed a case in federal court accusing Philadelphia of infringing on residents' Second Amendment rights on Friday after the city closed its permit process for at least three weeks. The gun-rightsContinue reading "Philly Faces New Lawsuit After Shutting Down Gun-Carry Permit Process"
Washington Free Beacon journalist and resident firearms expert Stephen Gutowski raised almost $2,000 for the troops as part of the Fourth Annual Veterans Day Celebrity Auction, cohosted by CNN's Jake Tapper. With a winning bid of $1,825, one lucky individual will receive a deluxe firearms training package (for two) that includes 6-8 hours' worth ofContinue reading "Free Beacon Journalist Shines in Jake Tapper Charity Auction"
With all the civil unrest that plagued the country over the last year, support for instituting stricter gun laws has dropped, while support for making gun laws less strict has seen a bump. And support for a ban on handguns has fallen to nearly record-low levels. As Americans watched neighborhoods burn, business suffer looting, protestersContinue reading "Support for stricter gun laws falls to lowest point since 2016; backing for handgun ban falls to near record low"
There are a few things wrong with this picture.For starters, you have an alleged burglar hiding in an Arkansas homeowner's closet, having gained entry to the residence after possibly bunking in the backyard camper without permission. Image source: KHBS-TV video screenshotAnd then after the homeowner discovers the intruder hiding in his closet, the intruder actuallyContinue reading "Homeowner discovers intruder hiding in his closet. Intruder gets combative — so homeowner fights back with his gun."
One Fresno, California, homeowner has been having quite the frustrating time, to say the least.First off, KMPH-TV reported that the homeowner encountered a burglar who was attempting a break-in around 2:30 a.m. last Wednesday.And as it turns it, the homeowner had already endured a similar situation a week prior, as a burglar managed get insideContinue reading "Homeowner endures middle-of-night burglary — then it happens again a week later. But this time homeowner puts gun to use."
Given the heightened tensions and divisions and outright violence in the streets across the country this year, it isn't surprising that gun sales have dramatically increased. Even already-armed households are adding more firepower. It's no different in a pair of northern California counties — Sacramento and Placer — as KOVR-TV reported shelves are empty atContinue reading "Concealed carry applications surging in two California counties due to pandemic, rioting fears"
An Oklahoma City homeowner was checking on his property Wednesday night when he encountered an alleged burglar and shot the individual, police told KOTV-TV. Police told the station the alleged burglar later died at a hospital.What are the details?Several neighbors told KOCO-TV the homeowner has been battling break-ins of late."You have to understand, if you'reContinue reading "Armed homeowner comes face to face with alleged burglar — and things don't end well for the uninvited individual"
A trio of men wearing hoodies and armed with guns forced their way into a home in Monroe, Louisiana, around 10 p.m. Oct. 11 and demanded money, the Monroe News-Star said, citing a police report.What happened next?A male in the residence refused to comply with their demands and yelled several times for the female resident,Continue reading "Armed men break into home, demand cash, pistol whip male who won't comply. Then female resident grabs her gun and turns the tables."
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden repeated his controversial contention Thursday that police should try to shoot dangerous suspects in the leg as a form of de-escalation. "You have to teach people how to de-escalate circumstances. De-escalate," Biden said during an ABC News town hall. "So, instead of anybody coming at you and the first thingContinue reading "‘Shoot Them in the Leg’"
Joshua G. Taylor called 911 Friday afternoon after he was involved in a collision with another driver in what he called a road rage incident, the River City News reported. But while he was stopped on the side of Interstate 75 near Ft. Wright, Kentucky — and still on the phone with dispatchers — TaylorContinue reading "Man points rifle at motorist in apparent road rage incident. But motorist grabs his own gun — and pulls trigger."