Utah HB 49 passes out of Committee and on to House Floor

Utah: Firearm Possession Protection Bill Now Goes to House Floor Today, House Bill 49 passed in the state House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee by a vote of 10 to 3. Sponsored by state Representative Paul Ray (R-13), HB 49 would provide that, in the absence of threatening behavior, the otherwise lawful possession of a firearm, whether visible […]

California Ban on Open Carry awaits Governor's Signature

In California, a bill that will ban the (currently legal practice of) carrying an unloaded firearm, unconcealed, and in the open, awaits the Governor’s signature. Assembly Bill 144 (AB 144) had previously been defeated. “Just because one person is comfortable with their weapon,” says Anthony Portantino (the California Assemblyman behind the bill), “doesn’t mean that gives […]

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Fast & Furious Hearing Sending Shockwaves towards White House & Eric Holder

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee conducted another hearing this week on Fast and Furious — the operation spearheaded by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) which knowingly put thousands of guns into criminals’ hands. Tuesday’s hearing exposed the anti-gun animus of several […]

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Should the FBI Know How Many Guns You Own?

The “library records” provision of the so-called Patriot Act could also be known as the “gun records” provision, because it also allows the FBI to seize the forms you use to buy guns. This infamous provision, Section 215, is a direct assault on your Fourth Amendment rights because it allows the FBI to obtain personal […]

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AppleSeed Shoots

The Appleseed Project is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to teaching every American our shared heritage and history as well as traditional rifle marksmanship skills. Both are combined into two-day courses that are both interesting and challenging. Bring your .22 or centerfire rifles, a USGI sling, a shooting mat, and plenty of ammo, and come […]

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