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Opinion| California Open Carry – Ten Years Ago Today

Opinion| California Open Carry – Ten Years Ago Today

It was 10 years ago today, May 26, 2011, I announced my intention to file a lawsuit against California’s Loaded  Open Carry ban. To show how naive the head of the local Members Council was about the NRA, he sent out an email asking his membership to support my lawsuit. The very next day, the […]

Texas House Passes Bill Allowing Gun Owners To Carry Guns Without Permit

Texas House Passes Bill Allowing Gun Owners To Carry Guns Without Permit

Nicole Silverio, Contributor The Texas House passed a bill allowing adults over the age of 21 to carry a gun without a permit or license on Thursday. H.B. 1927 passed with a 87-58 vote and would allow adult citizens to carry a gun without a permit unless the state or federal government prohibits them from owning a firearm. The […]

US Appeals court rules Americans don’t have right to open carry guns in public

US Appeals court rules Americans don’t have right to open carry guns in public

By  RYAN MORGAN On Wednesday, an en banc panel of the US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled that the second amendment right to keep and bear arms does not citizens include the right to carry a firearm, either openly or concealed, in public . The court issued the ruling in the case […]

In Support of the Open Carry Society

In Support of the Open Carry Society

By Thomas L. Knapp “I don’t care if it’s constitutional or not at this point,” Cleveland police union president Stephen Loomis told CNN as Republicans gathered in his city for their 2016 national convention. “I want [Ohio governor John Kasich] to absolutely outlaw open-carry in Cuyahoga County until this RNC is over.” Kasich, to his […]

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE: Open Carry

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE: Open Carry

By L. Neil Smith There is a gigantic, horrific flapdoodle right now in the Lone Star legislature over the issue of “open carry”. Which means that the politicos are arguing over whether people — Americans, supposedly already protected by the Bill of Rights — ought to be allowed by the government to carry a weapon […]