Tag Archives: open carry

OKLAHOMA: NRA Vows To Unseat GOP Gov. Mary Fallin After Veto Of No-Permit Or Training Open Carry Gun Bill

The Associated Press reports: Oklahoma’s Republican Gov. Mary Fallin vetoed a bill late Friday that would have authorized adults to carry firearms without a permit or training, dealing a rare defeat to the National Rifle Association in a conservative state. The veto comes after opposition from the business community and law enforcement authorities, including top officials with the Oklahoma State …

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CLEVELAND: Police Union Asks Gov. John Kasich To Suspend Open Carry During GOP Convention

CNN reports: The head of Cleveland’s largest police union is calling on Ohio Gov. John Kasich to temporarily restrict the state’s open carry gun laws during this week’s Republican National Convention following Sunday’s shooting in Louisiana that killed three officers and wounded at least three others. “We are sending a letter to Gov. Kasich requesting assistance from him. He could …

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CLEVELAND: RNC Bans Squirt Guns Outside GOP Convention But Real Guns Are Allowed Under Ohio Law

From the New York Daily News: That’s some watered-down logic. Protesters flooding the streets outside the Republican National Convention in Cleveland won’t be allowed to come with Super Soakers — but they’ll be able to bring a loaded firearm. Strict RNC rules call for a ban on soda cans, glass bottles, tennis balls, umbrellas with metal tips and “any projectile …

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PETITION: Allow Open Carry At GOP Convention

From the petition: In July of 2016, the GOP will host its convention at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Though Ohio is an open carry state, which allows for the open carry of guns, the hosting venue—the Quicken Loans Arena—strictly forbids the carry of firearms on their premises.According to the policy on their website, “firearms and other weapons …

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Guns & Restaurants: What Could Go Wrong? [VIDEO]

E Online recaps: How’d you like some shots with your pizza? SNL alum Rachel Dratch plays a busy mother of two in a PSA by the pro-gun control group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. The ad, titled “What Could Go wrong?” and released Thursday, mocks typical bright and cheery commercials featuring families. Dratch’s character, her partner and …

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TEXAS: Open Carry Crackpots Confront State Rep, Refuse To Leave His Office

Via Mediaite: Open carry advocates descended upon the Texas capitol for the start of the 2015 legislative session Tuesday and engaged in what even some of their supporters called overly aggressive tactics. One incident, in which members accosted Representative Poncho Nevarez (D-Eagle Pass), unnerved the Texas House enough for lawmakers to call for panic buttons. The meeting in Nevaraz’s office …

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Today In Open Carry Crazy People

Arizona-based trucker and devout “lover of Christ” Rob Kinnison, whose YouTube channel is laden with obscenity-heavy anti-gay rants, is very angry with the gun control group Moms Demand Action. Via Wonkette: Rob Kinnison is probably not the kind of spokesperson open carry advocates would select for themselves, but that’s not how it works anymore. How it works now is you …

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Open Carry States Map

Via the Wall Street Journal: Recently, Target, Starbucks and Chipotle have asked their patrons not to bring their guns. After petitions by gun-control groups such as Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, Kroger said it would uphold local and state laws in the 34 states it operates. Carrying a firearm in a concealed manner is legal in all …

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New Kid’s Book: My Parents Open Carry

From the Amazon description: Come join 13-year-old Brenna Strong along with her mom, Bea, and her dad, Richard, as they spend a typical Saturday running errands and having fun together. What’s not so typical is that Brenna’s parents lawfully open carry handguns for self-defense. The Strongs join a growing number of families that are standing up for their 2nd Amendment …

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Judge Strikes Down DC’s Handgun Ban

A federal judge has ruled that Washington DC’s ban on openly carrying firearms in unconstitutional. The ruling from U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Scullin is the latest in a protracted fight over gun laws here. In 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark decision striking down the city’s 32-year-old ban on handguns. Since then, the city has rewritten its …

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Target: No Guns In Our Stores

“The leadership team has been weighing a complex issue, and I want to be sure everyone understands our thoughts and ultimate decision. As you’ve likely seen in the media, there has been a debate about whether guests in communities that permit ‘open carry’ should be allowed to bring firearms into Target stores. Our approach has always been to follow local …

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