Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Gun News

Wisconsin: Rep. Kaufert says self-defense law for homeowners is justified

Wisconsin residents now have legal protections if they use force against a person breaking into their home, vehicle or workplace, but despite fierce criticism by lawyers, judges and academics, state Rep. Dean Kaufert, one of the bill's authors, says the law is sorely needed.

Read About It: The Post Crescent

Ohio and New Mexico sign Right-to-Carry reciprocity agreement

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and New Mexico Department of Public Safety Cabinet Secretary Gorden E. Eden, Jr. have signed an agreement that permits reciprocity between their states for citizens who have valid concealed carry permits.

Ariz. congressman files 'no confidence' resolution against A.G. Eric Holder

Arizona Republican Rep. Paul Gosar has filed a resolution in the House of Representatives pushing for vote of "no confidence" in Attorney General Eric Holder.

Read About It: The Daily Caller

Louisiana delegates take aim

Three members of the Louisiana congressional delegation are furious with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, calling for his resignation over a federal gun running program that resulted in a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent being shot to death.

Virginia: Drop the Sunday hunting ban

It's that time of year again when things are going to start moving and shaking at the General Assembly in Richmond. That means it's time for us to talk about the Sunday Hunting Ban in Virginia again. The Commonwealth is one of only a handful of states that still has a Sunday Hunting Ban in place. We can thank the good old boys in the Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee for this ancient and narrow sighted law. These guys shoot down, no pun intended, legislation to end the Sunday hunting ban every year and it never even gets out of committee.

Canada: Good riddance to the long-gun registry

With Bill C 19 swiftly moving through Parliament, the federal long gun registry has almost fired its last shot. Many Canadians will be pleased to see this wasteful, ineffective, billion dollar boondoggle shut down. I'm one of them.

Read About It: Postmedia News (Canada)

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