Monday, September 12, 2011

Gun News

Measure to protect Second Amendment rights for vets clears house committee

Montana's Congressman, Denny Rehberg, praised the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs for passing his Veterans Second Amendment Protection Act as a part of a larger piece of vets related legislation today. Rehberg's bill, which was added to H.R.2349 as an amendment, protects veterans gun rights unless they are determined to be a danger to themselves or others by a judicial authority.

California: Lawmakers send Gov. bill restricting Right-to-Carry

California lawmakers have sent the governor a bill making it a misdemeanor for openly carrying an unloaded handgun in public, a practice popular among certain gun enthusiasts. The Assembly on Friday passed AB144 on a 44-30 vote after it was approved by the Senate.

Read About It: The Associated Press

Florida forces towns to pull local laws limiting guns

The state has spoken, again, on the matter of guns, and this time it does not want to be ignored: since 1987, local governments in Florida have been banned from creating and enforcing their own gun ordinances.

Read About It: The New York Times

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