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CCW booming; women buying more guns

Concealed carry boom continues; women are big segment of buyers

Sunday’s report by KWES News that New Mexico saw “more than twice as many concealed carry permits…issued” last year puts that state in line with just about every other state in the nation, and women comprise a large segment of new gun buyers.

http://www.examiner.com/article/concealed-carry-boom-continues-women-are...

Article by Dave Workman

Florida case allows another attack on SYG

Another Florida verdict, another attack on ‘stand-your-ground’

Saturday’s jury verdict in the Florida murder trial of Michael Dunn over the shooting death of Jordan Davis has once again ignited a debate about “stand-your-ground” laws when the doctrine had nothing to do with the case, and even today’s Seattle Times readers are joining the discussion.

http://www.examiner.com/article/another-florida-verdict-another-attack-o...

Article by Dave Workman

BLUE STATE SECOND AMENDMENT UPDATE

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Growing Defiance in Connecticut, Victory in California
By Harold Hutchison

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that California’s law requiring that those seeking permits to carry concealed firearms show “good cause” before obtaining a permit is unconstitutional in a 2-1 ruling.

The judge had a way with words....

Ninth Circuit’s Peruta ruling reveals faults with other circuit opinions

Yesterday’s ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court affirming the right of citizens to be armed outside their homes for self-defense faults rulings on carry permits by three other court circuits …

http://www.examiner.com/article/ninth-circuit-s-peruta-ruling-reveals-fa...

Article by Dave Workman

Ninth Circuit ruling bolsters hopes for SCOTUS review on carry

Ninth Circuit gun rights win underscores need for SCOTUS carry ruling

Today’s ruling by a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals panel in California that strikes down a requirement by San Diego County that concealed carry permit applicants must show “good cause” underscores the need for the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) to accept a New Jersey carry case filed by the Second Amendment Foundation...

http://www.examiner.com/article/ninth-circuit-gun-rights-win-underscores...

Article by Dave Workman

SCOTUS asked to take 2A case on "bearing" arms

Time for SCOTUS to define ‘bearing’ arms, and state limits?

The U.S. Supreme Court is being asked to hear a case that could bring a definitive ruling on the right to bear arms outside the home, and yesterday 19 state attorneys general filed a brief with the high court urging it to take the case, ABC News reported.

http://www.examiner.com/article/time-for-scotus-to-define-bearing-arms-a...

Article by Dave Workman

GOA Political Victory Fund Endorses Ben Sasse for United States Senate

Gun Owners of America Political Victory Fund is proud to announce our endorsement of Ben Sasse for United States Senate in Nebraska.

Born and raised in Nebraska, Ben is a native of the Midwestern United States. He understands the importance of hard work, and is more than ready to represent the citizens of Nebraska and protect them from the destructive overreach of federal gun control laws.

South Carolina Gov. Haley supports 'constitutional carry,' self-defense

S.C. governor backs ‘constitutional carry’

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, who, as a member of the legislature in 2006, supported the death penalty for repeat sex offenders, was back in the news yesterday revealing that she also backs a measure that would make it legal to carry a handgun openly or concealed without a permit, according to The State newspaper in Columbia, S.C.

http://www.examiner.com/article/s-c-governor-backs-constitutional-carry

Article by Dave Workman

NRA's Annual Meetings & Exhibits 2014: A Celebration of American Values

The National Rifle Association (NRA) Annual Meetings and Exhibits will be held at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana from April 25-27, 2014.

For more information, including event tickets, please visit www.nraam.org.