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Good: 12 states on path to guns with no permits Colorado, Iowa, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota and Virgina have no-permit-needed legislation in the works. They’d join Alaska, Arizona, Vermont and Wyoming. South Dakota is just waiting for the governor’s signature.

Arkansas Wildlife Officials Want Wild Hogs Killed

Via Grand View Outdoors: Arkansas wildlife officials have relaxed hunting rules to dramatically reduce the number of feral hogs, which do an incalculable amount of damage to wilderness and crop land each year. The beasts introduced in by Spanish explorers have bred with domestic hogs and spread at a rapid pace over the past couple […]

Diverting 911 Funds

Cash-strapped states raid 911 funds More than $200 million collected from cell phone users for upgrades to the 911 system has been diverted in the last two years to plug state budget holes, keep campaign promises and, in at least one case, buy police uniforms, an Associated Press analysis has found. Never, ever rely only […]

23 State Attorneys General To Attorney General Holder: “No Semi-Auto Ban”

Via the NRA-ILA: On June 11, the top law enforcement officials of nearly half the states signed a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, expressing their opposition to reinstatement of the federal ban on semi-automatic firearms. “We share the Obama Administration’s commitment to reducing illegal drugs and violent crime within the United States. We […]

Not Exactly Under the Radar

Those watching things closely may have noticed a trend: Gun sales jump (Utah) Area gun sales spike (Alabama) Gun sales rise in Ohio, stay flat in Ross County (Ohio) Gun sales shoot up after Election Day (Colorado) Gun sales up, supplies down (Texas) S.D. gun shops see rise in sales (South Dakota) Gun, ammo sales […]

Friday Gunzookery – 01 Aug 2008

No longer sanctuaries Linoge gets some comments from someone who was at the Knoxville UU church during the attack. Why don’t more churches call for gun control? Who knows? Doesn’t everyone everywhere favor gun control? I know criminals do. D.C. City Council’s False “Findings” of Facts on Firearms What? Misrepresenting facts in an anti-gun argument? […]

‘He was threatening to beat him and kill him’

Neighbor killed after threats, home invasion A Prairie Creek resident shot and killed a neighbor who had kicked in his door Tuesday evening and tried to assault him, police said. Johnny Hawthorne shot Mekin Kantaphone with a handgun once in the head in self-defense inside Hawthorne’s home, Benton County sheriff’s Capt. Mike Sydoriak said. The […]

New M-30 Scopes from Konus

KonusPro M-30 4.5-16x40mm (MRSP $529.95) Press Release: Konus’ long-anticipated KonusPro M-30 Series of riflescopes for professional and tactical use has finally arrived. Fully loaded with more features than any other scope in its category, the KonusPro M-30 Series is designed for power and precision and is the ideal line of long range scopes built for […]