It's been a little over a year since concealed carry became legal in Illinois. Since, one retailer has seen one pistol in particular gain favor with CCW permit holders.
Citing Maryland's draconian legislation, Beretta announced it is moving its manufacturing operations to Tennessee, making the company the most recent gun manufacturer to migrate south.
Suppressors have quietly gained popularity over the years, but one big obstacle has stood in the way of the gun accessory's wider acceptance – the NFA. A petition aims to change all that requesting the device be removed from the legislation's regulation.
Open carry has caused waves in recent months, due to some high-profile activism. But at one Colorado eatery, toting a gun in the open is just another day on the job.
There are some who have been shocked with the reaction of Connecticut and New York gun owners to recently passed legislation. But history shows that when it comes to gun registration and restrictions, noncompliance is the norm.
There has been a sea change legislatively and culturally in America the past quarter century concerning the right to bear arms. The right to carry continues to win out across the country with more and more states fully recognizing the civil right.
Recently, the Student Senate at Texas A&M University passed a measure requesting campus-wide concealed carry. As reported by the student newspaper, The Eagle, "The student senate voted 38-19 to ask A&M university officials and state lawmakers to permit concealed carry license holders to bring handguns inside university buildings."
The discussion of stronger gun laws is definitely not a new one. Check out this editorial, from the 1969 "Gun Digest" annual book.
Numerous news outlets report increased gun sales as firearms fly off shelves like "hotcakes" following Obama's re-election. Of course, Obama himself has said he intends to push for a reinstatement and expansion of the Clinton-era semi-auto ban during public debates. Those comments exasperated gun owner concerns.