Friday, August 26, 2011

Gun News

New Hampshire: Majority favors new gun law

Eighty percent of respondents to our poll said they are in favor of a new law that would increase protections for those who use a weapon in self defense.

Read About It: The Exeter Patch (N.H.)

London vs. Olympic Shooting

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a mayor in possession of a problem must be in want of a policy. But not all policies are created equal, and almost none are as silly or as counter productive as the one that London mayor Boris Johnson announced on Wednesday: Children will be barred from watching shooting events at the 2012 London Olympics.

Read About It: National Review

Florida: To adhere to state mandate, local governments must repeal gun laws

A state law voiding all municipal and county gun regulations and making it illegal for officials to enforce them or enact new ones will go into effect on Oct. 1, sending local governments around Florida scrambling to remove all references to "firearms" from the books.

Texas: San Antonio gun store sues BATFE

A San Antonio gun shop is suing the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, arguing the agency exceeded its authority by ordering licensed dealers to report some rifle sales.

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