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Red Flag Laws

Are you aware that several states have laws in place to circumvent your Second, Fourth and Fifth Amendment rights, relating to…Read More >

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NSSF: State Election Results Jumbled for Firearms

Everyone has that kitchen drawer. That’s the one where a book of matches, take-out menus, extra cell-phone power cords, pet treats, a pack of gum, and a hammer are kept. That is, of course, if you could only find them under the rest of the junk in there. That’s sort of what our state-by-state landscape looks like when it comes to firearms legislation after this week’s midterm elections. It’s ugly, but if you dig, there’s something worth finding.

Concealed Carry

Top 5 States to Avoid with Firearms

Just because it is the holidays, does not mean we can let our guard down. In fact, traveling to areas you are not as familiar with, crowded shopping malls, or on significant holidays all raise the threat from the everyday criminal as well as the lone wolf attacker. As a result, sadly, we need to be more vigilant and ready to take responsibility for our own safety more than ever. However, crossing state lines could land you an invite for Christmas dinner in the pokey. Here’s a list of the top five states to avoid while carrying with firearms, along with a handful of (dis)honorable mentions.

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Another Loss for the Second Amendment — Connecticut Ban Stands

While waiting for the Senate to take up four gun control measures, The Shooter’s Log must sadly report another loss for the Second Amendment. Today, June 20, 2016, the Supreme Court declined Monday to take up a constitutional challenge to a Connecticut gun law passed in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. The bans affects both semi-automatic firearms and magazines.

Students can carry at the University of Utah. Reported sexual assault is 58 percent less than the national average.

Consumer Information

Which Colleges Allow Guns on Campus

Despite a state’s concealed carry laws—colleges and universities may prohibit guns on campus. Only a few states allow students with permits to defend themselves while on campus. Here is a list of colleges to consider when it’s time to choose you or your kid’s education.

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The Next Wave of Firearm Control Measures

As with any tragedy that involves a firearm, politicians are quick to purpose gun control legislation, if not an out right bans on guns. In just 10 days, California, Massachusetts, Chicago and Rhode Island representatives have purposed sweeping legislation that makes it even more difficult for legal gun owners to exercise their Constitutional right to own a gun and defend themselves. Here are the latest purposed gun bills throughout the states, including details on the passed Thompson-King Amendment, that may affect your ability to purchase a firearm.

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Restrictive, Cumbersome Gun Laws Burden Law-Abiding Citizens

Some states have laws that make it more difficult than ever for law-abiding citizens to own and carry guns. Loose interpretation of the laws that govern firearms has ignited much debate. From California to Illinois to Connecticut and a few states in between, this article exposes some of the gun controls now in place to ensure what law-makers believe is the safety or well-being of citizens. Read this article and draw your own conclusions.