Gov. Nathan Deal has blocked a push to allow anyone with a permit to carry concealed handguns on Georgia campuses.
President Barack Obama announced new steps Friday to help curb gun violence, including by identifying the requirements that “smart guns” would have to meet for law enforcement agencies to buy and use them as well as sharing mental health records with the federal background check system.
Tate Fegley writes: An argument used time and time again against the idea that individuals have the fundamental right to own firearms is that such a right would have no practical limits; that is, if governments may impose no gun controls then individuals would be able to freely own weapons of mass destruction (WMDs).
It’s not an April Fool’s joke. The first home shopping channel for guns began airing live in some living rooms across the U.S. on Friday.
A self-proclaimed “serial inventor” from Minnesota, says he’ll start selling a .380-caliber pistol later this year that’s designed to resemble an ordinary, pocket-sized smartphone when it’s not in use.
Attendees won’t be allowed to bring guns to the Republican National Convention in July, the U.S. Secret Service said Monday, despite an online petition that has garnered more than 40,000 signatures.
New signs posted by a rural Oklahoma school district warn criminals that armed employees on campus are willing to use “whatever force is necessary” to protect students.
Wartime U.S. presidents have taken keen personal interest in picking the most lethal gun for the military. But in President Obama’s first foray into small-arms procurement for the armed forces, his Jan. 4 executive order on gun control directs the Pentagon to find ways to make not so much more lethal firearms, but safer ones.
Kurt Schlichter writes: I have never, ever had anyone tell me that he had too much ammunition. Not in a combat zone, not in a civil disaster, not even in peacetime. Never. Nor have I lived through a time where our governing class was so deeply corrupt, so utterly foolish, and so dangerously focused on the perpetuation of its own power that it risked bringing…
IBD Staff write: Accountability: The infamous and deadly “gun walking” scandal President Obama stonewalled and then dismissed as “phony” years ago may finally get the attention it deserves, thanks to two recent developments.