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Without A Permit Or Training, Texans Can Openly Carry Firearms In Public.
Texas

This week, Texas enacted a pro-gun law known as “Constitutional Carry,” which allows anyone who owns a firearm to openly carry it in public without a license or formal training. The legislation, wh…

After Gunshots Were Fired Near The Pentagon, It Was Locked Down.
Gun Violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon was placed on lockdown Tuesday morning after several gunshots were fired near a platform near the facility's Metro station. According to two people familiar with th…

In February, Rep. Madison Cawthorn Was Apprehended While Attempting To Bring A Firearm Onto A Plane.
Republican Party

Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) was stopped by airport security in February when he attempted to board a flight with an unloaded gun and a loaded magazine in his carry-on bag. The incident was first m…

Representative Madison Cawthorn Warns That A Door-to-door Vaccination Campaign Could Jeopardize Guns And Bibles.
COVID-19

As the Conservative Political Action Conference heats up, uber-right Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) warns on Friday that health care workers coming to people's homes to vaccinate them may also be look…

Teachers In Ohio Cannot Carry Firearms In School Unless They Have Received Police Training, According To The Ohio Supreme Court.
Gun Control

Ohio's highest court ruled on Wednesday that teachers in the state cannot be armed with a gun unless they have received police training or have 20 years of peace officer experience. According to co…

The California Assault Weapons Ban Is Being Overturned By The Courts.
California

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has blocked a lower court's recent decision to overturn California's decades-old ban on assault weapons, saying it should remain in effect while the legal battle ove…

Texas Governor Signs Bill Allowing Permit-Free Carrying Of Firearms
Texas

People in Texas will soon be able to carry handguns in public without a license, training, or a background check. On Wednesday, Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed a permitless carry bill into law, effecti…

A Teen Is Paralyzed After A Friend Allegedly Shoots Him By Accident With A New Gun.
Gun Violence

According to a fundraiser for the teen's medical expenses, a Massachusetts teenager has been paralyzed after a friend accidentally shot him while showing off a new gun. On Saturday, police in Wobur…

As COVID-19 Vaccine Lottery Prizes, West Virginia Will Give Away Firearms, Trucks, And Cash.
Coronavirus

As part of its COVID-19 vaccine incentive program, West Virginia intends to give away firearms, trucks, cash, and other prizes. From June 20 to August 4, the state will award a variety of items as…

A Los Angeles County Firefighter Opens Fire On A Fire Station, Killing A Colleague.
Guns

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — An off-duty Los Angeles County firefighter killed one fellow firefighter and injured another at their small community fire station Tuesday before going to his nearby ho…

The Miami Police Chief Has Slammed A Texas Bill That Would Allow Unlicensed Handgun Carrying.
Texas

Miami Police Chief Art Acevedo slammed a new Texas bill that would eliminate most handgun licensing requirements in the state on Sunday, calling it "ridiculous" and contrary to the wishes of law enf…

On 'SNL,' Beck Bennett Blows Off Family Jewels While Recreating Georgia Governor Gun Stunt.
Saturday Night Live

In a "Saturday Night Live" sketch, a "protective" father played by Beck Bennett had a bit of a mishap while posing for prom photos with his daughter, her date — and a shotgun. “I saw it on the int…