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New documents leaked about NRA top executive Wayne LaPierre’s high clothing and travel expenses contrast with the culture of fear, poor pay, and an underfunded pension described by former staffers.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A federal prosecutor says a West Virginia woman who used a stolen identification card to buy a gun from a licensed dealer has pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft. U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart says 36-year-old Erica Nicole Blake of Parkersburg entered the plea in federal court in Charleston. Stuart says in… Read More
The PSA from March For Our Lives comes as the gun debate gains momentum in the 2020 presidential campaign and days following a shooting motivated by hate at a synagogue in Poway, Calif.
Gov. Mike DeWine says he’s deeply concerned about attacks at houses of worship, including at a synagogue in California this weekend. And that has him looking into a specific type of gun legislation that’s failed to move in the Republican dominated legislature before. DeWine called the shooting at the California synagogue “horrible” and “deplorable”. DeWine has… Read More
Mere months before the shooting at Columbine High School, the federal government established a background check system to screen gun buyers but shootings haven’t waned.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Law-abiding Ohioans age 21 and older could legally carry hidden firearms without getting a permit under a proposal introduced by House Republicans and supported by GOP Gov. Mike DeWine. Sixteen states allow that. But Ohioans who want to legally carry concealed firearms currently have to pass a background check, receive eight… Read More
Anyone selling or owning bump stocks could face up to 10 years in federal prison and a fine of $250,000. The devices are now classified as machine guns.
In this course we will discuss the importance of developing a Personal Protection Plan; review essential gun safety rules, gun handling fundamentals, ammunition and firearms storage, defensive shooting fundamentals, legal use of force / Ohio concealed carry laws, gear & gadgets; and, perform live-fire shooting drills on the range. Upon successful completion of this course and… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Legislation allowing adults to carry a concealed handgun without a permit or training has been signed into law by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin. The Republican governor signed the bill Monday. Under the legislation, Kentuckians age 21 and up who are able to lawfully possess a firearm can conceal their weapons without… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has signed into law a bill fixing what gun rights advocates said was a mistake that could have inadvertently banned several types of legal guns. At issue was legislation approved by lawmakers last year that allows off-duty police officers to carry firearms and limits local governments’ ability… Read More