Gun News

TN National Guard to Allow People with Permits to Carry Guns at Work

Posted by jhingarat21 on 10th Aug 2015

Members of the Tennessee Army & Air National Guard who meet certain requirements are now able to carry handguns with them to state armories and facilities, according to a new decision issued Thursday by the head of the Tennessee National Guard.The decision to allow service members with valid handgun permits to carry weapons at work comes weeks after an attack at several recruiting facilities in Chattanooga left five service members dead and many in the public calling for action.“We have been
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Stolen Police Firearms Endanger Public Police

Posted by jhingarat21 on 8th Aug 2015

Recovered guns (Orlando Police Department)Parents of latchkey kids use an effective strategy to ensure youngsters don’t lose their keys. They loop them onto a shoelace and noose it around Junior’s neck.Considering the unnerving rash of loaded firearms stolen from police vehicles, it’s a tactic Central Florida law enforcement agencies might want to try.In April, a thief stole an unmarked SUV and two handguns that Orange County drug agents Eric Wheeler and Nicole Hansen left on the floor in
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Open Carry Activists At Protests: Good Or Bad?

Posted by jhingarat21 on 8th Aug 2015

Beavercreek, Ohio (TFC) – Recently, there have been a number of demonstrations and events at which activists chose to openly display firearms for one reason or another. The practice has sparked a lot of debate within the activist community. Before delving into a subject like this it’s probably important to establish my personal practices regarding the subject. I don’t open carry. Ever. It’s a safe bet that if you ever seen me with a firearm, society as we know it has collapsed. I don’t even own
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How to Fly with Firearms — and then TSA can Tackle How to Fly with Big Toothpaste Tubes

Posted by jhingarat21 on 8th Aug 2015

TSA spokesman Mark Howell reminds travelers to check weapons, not to leave in carry-ons (Mark McCarter/mmccarter@al.com)The headline on the media advisory sounded a little preposterous:“TSA to display/discuss proper way to travel with firearms at HSV”I’m not real sure that firearms and airports should ever be in the same conversation, much less for the TSA offering tips.What next? Huntsville city police to advise on best place to hide your beer when you’re pulled over for DUI?Count me among thos
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Whataburger Takes Stand Against Texas’ New Open Carry Law

Posted by jhingarat21 on 3rd Aug 2015

SAN ANTONIO — An iconic Texas restaurant chain will not allow the open carrying of guns on its properties, and industry experts say other restaurants will likely take the same stand against a new state law legalizing the practice in many public places.Whataburger — with some 780 locations in 10 states — has drawn a mix of praise and rebuke since making the announcement this month, including a prediction of boycotts from one of the state’s leading advocates for gun rights.In an open letter on the
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