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Orange County Complies with Court Ruling
By Harold Hutchison

Orange County, California, which is located near Los Angeles, is now complying with a court ruling that struck down the “good cause” requirement for the issuance of concealed carry permits.

According to a report from the Washington Times, Sandra Hutchens, the sheriff of Orange County, has announced that permits will now be issued for those who seek them for personal defense – and that they will no longer be required to “explain and provide good cause for issuance of the license.”

Justice Dept. OIG to "review" ATF sting ops

Justice Dept. IG launches ATF storefront sting ‘review’

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz announced yesterday that he will “review” controversial storefront “sting” operations conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in four cities, not to include a case in Gresham, Ore., that was detailed last month by the Portland Oregonian.


Article by Dave Workman

Is it time for Piers to pull the plug and pound sand?

Mauled in ratings, knocked by Nancy, should Piers Morgan go home?

Piers Morgan, the man American gun owners love to hate, has taken another ratings pounding according to a story posted today on Deadline.com, and this comes barely 48 hours after the bombastic Brit got an on-air tongue-lashing about his gun control extremism from Nancy Grace.


Article by Dave Workman

Decision coming from SCOTUS on possible 2A case reviews

Friday SCOTUS may reveal if it will take another 2A case

The Washington Times reported yesterday that tomorrow the U.S. Supreme Court may announce whether it will take another Second Amendment case – there are three on the table – which could result in yet another ruling that further defines the extent or limits of the right to keep and bear arms.


Article by Dave Workman

Massachusetts senator gets 'personal' with gun control plan

Massachusetts’ Markey revives ‘smart gun’ debate

Massachusetts Senator Edward Markey today announced that he will push legislation requiring that all new firearms be “personalized” as his panacea to so-called “gun violence,” which is yet another revival of the “smart gun” debate that has raged off and on for years.


Article by Dave Workman

The stupid, biased, anti-gun press....

Anti-gun editorials demonstrate ignorance of press bias

Yesterday’s editorial pages in three different newspapers regarding two important gun-related cases underscore for gun rights advocates why the mainstream press is no longer taken seriously by the firearms community, if not the public in general.


Article by Dave Workman

Virginia Senate Passes Important Sunday Hunting Legislation

The National Rifle Association thanks the Virginia Senate for passing House Bill 1237 today by a bipartisan 28-11 vote. This important piece of legislation, which passed the Virginia House of Delegates by a bipartisan 71-27 vote on January 28, allows Sunday hunting on private lands with written permission from the landowner.

Gottlieb on video: CCW shouldn't be up to whim

Gottlieb: Concealed carry should not be subject to bureaucratic whim

A 28-minute video posted today on The Gun Wire features Bellevue gun rights advocate Alan Gottlieb telling Hawaii Reporter editor Malia Zimmerman that this year’s mid-term elections “are going to be very important for gun rights and gun owners in this country.”


Article by Dave Workman

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.


Article by Dave Workman