Murdoc’s been off the grid for a while but thought this subject deserved an update: Wyoming Adopts “Constitutional Carry” of Firearms An important step was taken yesterday in Wyoming toward restoring the constitutionally protected right of Americans to keep and bear arms, as that state became the second in less than a year to enact […]
State bird, state flower, state gun? Utah could be first to have one The Utah House passed a measure to make the Browning M1911 semiautomatic the state gun in honor of Utahn John Browning. Critics question the wisdom of having a state gun. Honestly, I don’t see this as a big deal either way. But, […]
You’d think this must be fake. Unfortunately, it isn’t: The University of Utah has created a secret policy whereby its police officers are instructed in how to harass and intimidate law abiding gun owners by trumping up non-gun charges for perfectly lawful conduct.
Beware of Toxins: Got an old TV? Don’t shoot it! That’s the word from federal wilderness officials. The people at the Bureau of Land Management in Utah’s west desert are worried some folks might want to use their old sets for target practice. They warn it can cost up to $7,000 to clean up after […]
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 […]
Midvale, Utah: Police say they are looking for as many as eight or nine assailants after a home invasion early Tuesday at a Midvale apartment that ended when one of the residents shot and killed a suspect. Midvale police believe a female assailant was also shot, leaving a trail of blood outside the Springs of […]
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 […]
With some commentary A rather even-handed treatment by the media. (Unless the skeptical wonder if the pro-carry guy’s technical problems were not accidental…) I’m not up on the specifics of Utah concealed carry. Is Utah’s program unfunded by general tax dollars? Is Utah’s CCW permit near the tougher end of the range as far as […]