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Concealed Carry on Campus Begins in Two States

Both Ohio and Texas saw the expansion of concealed carry last week as universities and community colleges in both states began allowing weapons on campus. Ohio – Cedarville University In December of 2016, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed into law a bill that allows college campuses to permit concealed carry on their campuses. The law […]

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Federal Appeals Court Overturns D.C. Concealed Carry Law

Last week, the D.C. circuit court blocked the District from requiring that concealed carry permit applicants provide a valid reason for requesting the permit, following in the footsteps of the previous 2008 landmark D.C. v Heller ruling. Until last week, residents seeking a permit to carry a concealed weapon were required to provide a reason […]

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No Crime Increase in Idaho After One Year Permitless

In the first half of 2016, Idaho dropped their century long concealed carry permit requirement. Much like the process that Michigan is now going through, Idaho sought to remove the danger that a legal gun owner could be charged with a felony for putting on a coat. Under the new law, gun owners 21 and […]

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Florida to Reduce Concealed Carry Permit Fees – Again

The state of Florida has announced that effective July 1st, 2017, they are reducing the concealed carry permit fees by $5 for both first-time applicants and permit renewals. The office of Adam Putnam, Commissioner of Agriculture for the state of Florida, released a statement regarding the fee change, which Putnam’s office worked on with state […]

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Armed Bystander Stops Assault in Fairbanks, Alaska

In early June, an armed bystander in a Walmart parking lot stopped an assault, preventing significant injury to the alleged victim and allowing for the arrest of the alleged assailant. Late in the evening of June 3rd in Fairbanks, Alaska, the victim and his girlfriend were driving down Steese Highway when they were passed by […]

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Concealed Carry Laws and Gun Owners in the News

Update: North Carolina – PASSED! House Bill 746, which allows gun owners to carry a concealed weapon in the same places they can currently open carry, passed the North Carolina House of Representatives on June 8th, 64-51. The bill now moves to the state Senate for review and vote. Update: Michigan – PASSED! The Michigan […]

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