Gordon Hutchinson at The Shootist: I worry about this. We know the vast majority of the citizenry either likes guns, or has no problem with them. But the fact is a large portion of these friendly but not-very-knowledgeable gun folks are not highly offended by the prospect of gun registration. Having to register your firearms […]
Thibodaux, Louisiana: Police responding to a report of a man shot just after 8 p.m. found 34-year-old Lee Diggs of 534 St. Charles St. lying on the ground near the Turner Motel with gunshot wounds to the hip and stomach areas, Thibodaux Police Chief Craig Melancon said. Just after officers arrived, Melancon said, they were […]
Court Decision on New Orleans Confiscations Angers Gun Culture Gordon Hutchinson, co-author of The Great New Orleans Gun Grab, weighs in on recent news regarding the longstanding practice of cops taking guns in the Big Easy.
James Rummel writes about the illegal post-Katrina firearm confiscations in New Orleans, pointing out that the NRA lawsuit to have the gun finally returned to their rightful owners has been settled. I’m not holding my breath on this really working.
HB 68 has been introduced in the Louisiana house, an “assault weapons ban” that includes a bunch of .22LR rifles. Go read.
The Great New Orleans Gun Grab by Gordon Hutchinson and Todd Masson should be a must-read for all gun owners, not only because of the troubling issues it portrays but because it can help get people into the right mind-set for the aftermath of a natural disaster on the scale of Hurricane Katrina. I knew […]
Police took one person’s pistol and smashed it on the curb? Police said that they didn’t have time to write receipts for firearms that they were confiscating? Police knocked around a little old lady because she had an unloaded .22 handgun? Yes they did. House Bill 2811, meanwhile, has been introduced in Kansas. If passed, […]
The Great New Orleans Gun Grab by Gordon Hutchinson and Todd Masson just arrived and it looks great. What happened in Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina should trouble all legal gun owners. A common theme among pro-Second Amendment folks is that the right to keep and bear arms was intended, in part, to protect citizens from […]