Category Archives: California

Manufacturers and dealers go all-in to protect gun rights

As the Democratic majority in Colorado moves forward with a bevy of draconian gun control proposals including a ban on normal capacity magazines, at least one Colorado company is taking a stand. Magpul Industries is a Colorado success story. The … Continue reading

Posted in 'Assault Weapons', Abuse of Discretion, Abuse of Power, California, Colorado, Democrats, Firearm Sales, General Civil Rights, Gun Control, Gun Sales, High Capacity Magazines, New Jersey, New York | 11 Comments

Armed mother saves 2 year-old from kidnapper

“Fairy tales do not tell children that dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children that dragons can be killed.” – G. K. Chesterton Yesterday morning a Fresno California woman came face-to-face with every mother’s worst … Continue reading

Posted in California, Kids, Self Defense | 8 Comments

There are no ‘assault weapons’

Shortly following the Aurora tragedy, a non-gun-owner friend of mine, obviously upset, began to question me about why I supported ownership of ‘deadly assault weapons.’ Even as he continued his extended, impassioned diatribe, I could tell that he was yet … Continue reading

Posted in 'Assault Weapons', California, Gun Control, Illinois, Media Views on The Second Amendment, Myths & Misconceptions, National Politics, New York | 25 Comments

Ninth Circuit issues holding in Nordyke v. King

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, sitting en banc, has finally issued a holding in the case of Nordyke v. King. This case involved an ordinance passed by Alameda County in California.  The ordinance generally prohibited the possession of firearms … Continue reading

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California’s Proposed Open Carry Ban Heads to Senate Floor

The purported goal of AB144, introduced by Assemblymember Anthony J. Portantino (D-Pasadena), is to outlaw unloaded open carry across the state.  The bill was introduced in response to an increasing number of Californians who have been openly carrying unloaded handguns … Continue reading

Posted in California, Gun Control, Open Carry, State Laws | 10 Comments