In Pike County, Illinois, Dan Mefford, a chiropractor from Pittsfield, has begun a movement to get a constitutional carry referendum on the election ballot for March of 2012. If successful, such a ballot referendum, “could lead to the state being forced to recognize this right as well, and to expand it to include the...
Backup handguns have saved the lives of a great many cops, and would have saved more had they been present. They can do the same for law-abiding citizens who legally carry concealed handguns to protect themselves and those within the mantle of their protection.
Five men who wore holstered firearms at a Madison restaurant last fall filed suit in federal court Tuesday, alleging police violated their constitutional right against unlawful searches and seizure.
Since its passage, concealed carry's popularity among Michigan's residents has surged. And the most surprising reason stated for concealed carry? Wildlife.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed the Wisconsin Personal Protection Act into law Friday, making Wisconsin the 49th state to give law-abiding citizens an option to carry a concealed firearm for personal protection.
Wisconsin will soon be the 49th state to allow residents to carry concealed weapons, but there are places where carrying a weapon still won't be allowed. Business owners will now have to post signs indicating they do not allow weapons in their buildings.
The city of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio has until June 7 to respond to a complaint filed by a city man who claims his constitutional rights were violated when two police officers ordered him to the ground outside a Walgreens and seized two guns he was carrying.
A California State Senate Committee has been considering a proposal to give a concealed carry permit to, “any applicant who is a member of Congress, a statewide elected official or a Member of the Legislature.” These elected officials could carry a gun, “for purposes of protection or self-defense.”
In January, a federal lawsuit was filed in South Dakota challenging a state law which prohibits non-US citizens from obtaining a concealed carry permit.