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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 […]

CCW on Campus: North Dakota

Concealed weapons on campus debated North Dakota bars bringing permitted concealed weapons to public gatherings and places such as universities, but a measure introduced by Rep. Duane DeKrey, R-Pettibone, would change that. The bill would still prohibit concealed weapons on K-12 campuses. This is an ongoing effort across the nation, but there has been little […]

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 […]

Empty Holster Week

University of North Dakota and University of Minnesota-Crookston: Region’s college students wear empty holsters, protest concealed weapon bans “People with concealed carry permits feel that police aren’t able to defend every single person,” [UMC junior Jared] Hendricks said. “Concealed weapons allow the tables to be a little more even, so we don’t have armed criminals […]

Lead poisoning in meat

On The Gun Shots: Lead-in-meat ‘study’ unnecessarily alarmist Andrew McKean: Maybe a follow-up study should look at practices in commercial meat shops and not implicate hunters who kill animals with lead bullets. Or maybe a study should investigate the prevalence of lead poisoning in hunters’ families. As in the very real lead-paint epidemic of the […]

Flush-faced Deputy

Deputy Fires Gun in Courthouse Restroom Fargo police said an investigation determined that his weapon was discharged accidentally. Authorities said he had hung the gun by its trigger guard, and the gun caught on the hook and discharged into the ceiling when he went to retrieve it. Sharp as a Marble: And no, the weapon […]