Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Gun News

Gov. Mary Fallin signed into law Tuesday a measure that allows Oklahomans to openly carry handguns.
The measure, Senate Bill 1733, allows those who are licensed to carry a firearm under the Oklahoma Self Defense Act a choice: to openly carry a weapon or conceal it.

Read the article: The Daily Oklahoman

Local law enforcement officials say the signing of a bill allowing Oklahomans to openly carry firearms won’t create problems in Muskogee.
The bill was signed by Gov. Mary Fallin on Tuesday. Oklahoma will become the 25th state in the nation with “permissive open carry” laws or “licensed open carry” laws.

Read the article: The Muskogee Phoenix (Okla.)

The state will begin offering permits for game hunters to use silencers on their guns, effective Sept. 1.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopted rules in March that permit the use of silencers for the hunting of alligators, game animals or game birds. Such devices already were legal for the hunting of exotic animals, including feral hogs.

Read the article: The Associated Press

The province of New Brunswick announced Tuesday that it will adhere to the federal government's wishes and no longer require gun dealers to keep records of sales of long guns and who purchased them.

Read the article: Postmedia News

Gun owners would have to report stolen or missing firearms to authorities within 48 hours of discovering them missing under a bill approved by the state Senate.

Read the article: The Associated Press

After being injured on his second tour of duty in Afghanistan, Lt. Augustine Kim spent the night in a D.C. jail for possessing unregistered guns.
Mr. Kim was transporting his firearms from his parents’ house in New Jersey to South Carolina when he stopped at Walter Reed in Washington for a medical appointment in the summer of 2010.

Read the article: The Washington Times

Montana's Congressman, Denny Rehberg, today praised the U.S. House for standing up for Second Amendment rights in the face of ongoing anti-gun efforts on the part of President Obama and his allies in the House and Senate. Language, which Rehberg included in the Fiscal Year 2013 Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations Bill, drew an Obama Veto threat but the House stood behind Rehberg and refused to remove it from the underlying bill.

Read the article: Office of Rep. Dennis Rehberg (R-MT)

No comments:

Post a Comment