Category Archives: Concealed Carry

Senator Boxer wants to federally regulate carry permits

When defending draconian gun laws in DC, Illinois, and New York, Democrats are quick to point out that states should be free to adapt their laws to their specific needs despite any pesky constitutional amendments or civil rights. President Obama … Continue reading

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4th Circuit to hear oral arguments in two key gun rights cases

The oral arguments in Lane v. Holder (CA4 Case 11-1847) will take place next Tuesday, October 23rd at 9:30AM in room 201 (the ‘Green Courtroom’ ) of the Powell Courthouse in Richmond Virginia.  Lane is the first case docketed for the day … Continue reading

Posted in Concealed Carry, District of Columbia, Federal Courts, Firearm Sales, Maryland, Permit Requirements, Virginia | 12 Comments

Maryland files first brief in support of permanent stay in Woollard v. Sheridan case

As reported here, on March 30th Judge Legg granted a temporary stay of his ruling in Woollard v. Sheridan.  In that case, he ruled that the “good and substantial reason” requirement to receive a Maryland handgun permit was unconstitutional. The temporary stay order set three … Continue reading

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Maryland to appeal the ruling in Woollard v. Sheridan

As expected, the Maryland Attorney General’s office has filed a timely notice of appeal in the case of Woollard v Sheridan. The state had signalled their intention to appeal in a Motion For Immediate Stay Pending Appeal which they filed … Continue reading

Posted in Concealed Carry, Gun Control, Maryland, Permit Requirements, SAF Litigation, Second Amendment Case Law, State Laws | 11 Comments

Governor Walker to Sign Wisconsin Carry Bill Today

Today at 2:30 PM, in the Grand Lodge at 805 Creske Ave in Wausau, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will finally sign an historic carry bill bringing Wisconsin in line with the 48 other states which already have some form of concealed carry. … Continue reading

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Virginia AG Cuccinelli Says Carry Permits Trump UVA ‘No-Guns’ Policy

In response to an inquiry by Senator Emmett W. Hanger, Jr. (R – District 24), on July 1st Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli issued an opinion  addressing the constitutionality and validity of a University of Virginia policy banning  the “possession, storage or use … Continue reading

Posted in Administrative Regulations, Campus Carry, Concealed Carry, Open Carry, State Laws, Virginia | 8 Comments

Wyoming Joins the Ranks of Constitutional Carry

While Wyoming has never regulated the open carry of a firearm, concealed carry was regulated and required a permit issued by the state.  But not anymore.  Wyoming’s ‘Constitutional Carry’ bill went into effect today propelling Wyoming into the elite group … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Carry Bill Heads to Governor Walker

The Wisconsin Assembly has passed a carry bill by a vote of 68 to 27.  The vote, which crossed party lines, sends the bill to Governor Walker who has stated that he supports the bill. Once Governor Walker signs the … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Senate Passes Carry Bill

The Wisconsin Senate has passed Senator Pam Galloway’s (R – Wausau) Carry Bill SB93 despite a flurry of last minute amendments offered by Senate Democrats.  Among other things, the amendments would have significantly weakened the resulting bill by greatly increasing the … Continue reading

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