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.
New Maine Law Aims To Eliminate Wolf-Dog Hybrids The law prohibits people from acquiring wolf hybrids without a special wildlife-in-captivity permit, and it requires current owners to have the animals neutered. Supporters of the law say wolf hybrids have been responsible for numerous brutal attacks around the country, particularly against children. Wolf hybrids are predatory […]
Maine legalizing switchblades for one-armed people Maine lawmakers on Wednesday approved legalizing switchblades for people with one arm, moving close to becoming the first state to make such an exception to laws that ban use of the spring-action knives. Backers of the measure say legalizing switchblades would eliminate a need for one-armed people to be […]
Proposed Ban on Ammunition Magazine Defeated On Thursday, January 27, the Maine Legislature’s Legislative Council defeated a measure proposed by state Representative Anne Haskell (D-117), which would have banned the sale of ammunition magazines capable of holding more than ten rounds of ammunition. Since the proposal was requested after the January 7 deadline, the ten […]
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 […]
Vienna, Maine: All Joe Lord needed to halt a pair of theft suspects was patience and a shotgun. The 66-year-old man blew apart a Ford pickup truck Tuesday morning and scared away the couple he said had stolen $3,000 worth of scrap iron, steel and aluminum from his machine shop over the weekend. Taking aim […]