Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Gun News

Illinois: Right-to-Carry issue may be reloaded soon in Springfield

On July 13, in a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives, U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger lamented Illinois' status as the sole state that does not allow some form of concealed gun carry rights.

Read About It: The Times (Ottawa, Ill.)

Missouri: Comprehensive pro gun reforms in effect Sunday

Major changes in Show Me State gun laws will take effect Sunday as Governor Jay Nixon signed House Bill 294 into recently. While many of the changes will affect concealed carry permit holders, the new law provides for several other significant provisions all of which tend to favor gun owners.

Michigan gun owners can use suppressors

Michigan law permits gun owners to obtain and use noise suppressors or silencers as long as they first go through a federal permitting process, according to a formal opinion released today by Attorney General Bill Schuette.

Gun incident shows armed citizenry deterrent to crime

An event in Manchester last month caused the usual suspects to man their battle stations, but it also raised some important points for rational people to consider. When Peter Vaillancourt saw a man breaking into the Manchester Professional Fire Fighters Association hall across the street from his home, he grabbed his shotgun and flip flopped across the street. He advised the man to "sit down and wait for the police to come." The man complied, and the incident ended with him in custody.

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