Self-Protection Archive

ND – Self-Protection – How HB1169 changes gun laws in North Dakota (VIDEO)

KFYR-TV.COM July 25, 2017 – House Bill 1169, or “Constitutional Carry,” allows any resident to carry a firearm without a permit. The new law, which goes into effect on August 1st, allows anyone to carry a handgun without a permit. But there are some strings attached. A person must be 18 years old, no disqualifying factors from owning a firearm, like a felony conviction, they must be a resident…

GA – Self-Protection – Student says men robbed him, stole his gun at KSU (VIDEO)

WSB-TV.COM July 25, 2017 – Police at Kennesaw State University say a student with a gun was robbed at gunpoint. It happened early Tuesday morning outside the campus residence halls. Police say the student was in the parking area loading his car when the robbers got the drop on him. The crime has students on both sides of the campus carry law sounding off. Police say around 3:40 a.m….

AR – Self-Protection – U of A Speaks out About Guns on Campus Law and Student Safety (VIDEO)

ARKANSAS MATTERS.COM (KNWA-TV) July 25, 2017 – Arkansas will soon become one of the states to allow concealed carry on college campuses. The University of Arkansas has, until now, been tight lipped about how it’s going to implement the new law. The only places you can’t take your gun includes the Jean Tyson Child Development Center, athletic events, and grievance hearings. So that means, all classrooms, dorms, Greek houses and…

TX – Self-Protection – Why I Bring My Gun to School

NEW YORK TIMES.COM July 24, 2017 – It was my first year as a public policy graduate student at the University of Texas, Dallas, and I was taking all my classes at night so I could work during the day. Every evening, after class got out around 10, I had to walk through the sprawling parking lots to get to my car. I dreaded that time of day. I…

Black women picking up firearms for self-defense

SEYMOUR TRIBUNE (AP) July 24, 2017 – LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Sitting in a classroom above a gun range, a woman hesitantly says she isn’t sure she could ever shoot and kill someone, even to protect herself. Couldn’t she just aim for their leg and try to maim them? Her instructor says self-defense is not about killing someone, but is instead about eliminating a threat. If the gun gets taken…

AZ – Self-Protection – Arizona tells armed drivers how to avoid deadly police stops

KOMO NEWS.COM July 23, 2017 – PHOENIX (AP) — Gun-friendly Arizona is trying to avoid deadly encounters between police and people behind the wheel by teaching armed drivers how they should handle themselves when they are pulled over. The new edition of the driver’s manual, published about a month ago, advises drivers with guns to keep their hands on the steering wheel during traffic stops and tell officers right…

Nat’l – Self-Protection – America Is Changing — One Carry Permit at a Time

NATIONAL REVIEW.COM July 22, 2017 – The great arming is underway, and that’s a very good thing for our nation, for our culture, and for the relationship between citizen and state. During Barack Obama’s presidency, the number of concealed-carry permit holders increased by a whopping 256 percent. All told, 16.36 million Americans have carry permits, a number that understates the amount of people who carry weapons, since 14 states…

VA – Self-Protection – Concealed handgun permits surging, blacks, women lead growth (VIDEO)

FOX NEWS July 20, 2017 – Concealed handgun permits in the United States soared by 1.83 million since last July, setting a record for the fourth consecutive year, according to an analysis released Thursday. That brings the total number of concealed handgun permit holders in the country to 16.3 million, with some of the biggest increases occurring among women and African-Americans, the Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC) said.  

WA – Self-Protection – 17-Year-Old Girl Calls Father for Permission Before Taking Gun to Thwart Home Intruder

BREITBART.COM July 18, 2017 – On Monday a 17-year-old Spokane County, Washington, girl called her father and asked permission to grab a gun before using the firearm to fend off a robbery suspect. Kimber (Wood) responded by calling her dad “and  if she could grab one of his guns for protection.” Her father answered in the affirmative and Kimber grabbed a handgun and placed it under her pillow. She…

NJ – Self-Protection – Ever wear a badge in Jersey? You may now be allowed to carry a gun here.

NJ.COM July 14, 2017 – Gov. Chris Christie has signed into law a bill that will allow virtually anyone who ever wore a badge in New Jersey to carry a firearm after they retire. The new bill, signed Thursday, substantially adds to the list of those who can carry firearms in New Jersey to virtually all former uniformed law enforcement officers. Previously, only interstate, state and local police officers, county sheriff’s deputies or…

DC – Self-Protection – Some GOP Lawmakers Really Want To Carry Guns In The Capitol

HUFFINGTON POST.COM July 13, 2017 –  Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) loves the idea of bringing a gun to work. He can’t do it right now. Congressional lawmakers and others who can carry concealed guns elsewhere still have to apply for a D.C.-specific permit if they want to be armed in the city, and only law enforcement officers are allowed to carry inside the U.S. Capitol. But after a gunman opened fire on…

MA – Self-Protection – ACTIVE SHOOTER: Connecticut Business Prepares People For The Unthinkable (VIDEO)

NEW BOSTON POST July 13, 2017 –  The state’s high-capacity ammunition magazine law did nothing to prevent Greg Cheverier from pumping 30 rounds into a classroom full of adults in less than 30 seconds. The video, shot from the perspective of one of Cheverier’s “victims,” doesn’t lie. Fortunately for the class — which included a New Boston Post reporter — Cheverier’s magazines contained blanks. “Thirty seconds?” King 33 founder…

TX – Self-Protection – Concealed firearms will be allowed on campus in fall

THE RANGER.ORG – At the Staff Development Day May 24, Janae Johnson, coordinator of college risk management, and general counsel Ross Laughead discussed campus carry for the upcoming academic year at the nursing and allied health complex. Campus carry refers to legislation passed in 2015 that becomes effective at two-year institutions of higher education Sep. 1. The law allows individuals with a license to carry a concealed handgun on…

Nat’l – Self-Protection – Black gun owners ask: Does the Second Amendment apply to us?

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR July 11, 2017 – Like many African-Americans of his generation, Phillip Smith, a Californian in his 50s, grew up without a gun in the house. To his parents, gun ownership was not just politically unacceptable, but morally wrong – a fount, if anything, of trouble and tragedy. When he moved his own family to the South in 2002, he found a different tradition, where black families,…

DE – Self-Protection – Should Delaware teachers have the right to carry guns in schools?

DELAWARE 1059.COM July 11, 2017 – School shootings nationwide have increased dramatically over the past decade with eighteen occurrences since the start of 2016. The most recent incident took place on May 4 at North Lake College in Irving, Texas, a 20-year-old student was killed. What can be done to stop this evil trend and ensure that students and staff are protected if such an incident were to occur…

KS – Self-Protection – (Campus) Guns Allowed

EMPORIA GAZETTE July 11, 2017 – The carry of concealed handguns is now legal on college campuses. The law, originally passed in 2013, gave educational institutions like Emporia State University and Flint Hills Technical College four years to prepare. The four years has passed and the law officially went into effect on July 1. Students were split on the issue when surveyed, with 43 percent of ESU students saying…

A civic responsibility to enhance firearm and medical training in public schools

THE HILL.COM July 11, 2017 – Most Americans, regardless of which side of the political aisle they are on, agree that one of the primary roles of a government is to ensure public safety. From national defense to protection of our civil rights, there lies a proper role for the government. What then, is the government’s role in protecting children in the school system? Schools in 33 states are…

TX – Self-Protection – U.S. Judge Rejects Texas Professors’ Bid to Halt Student Gun Carry

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT.COM July 7, 2017 – AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A U.S. judge rejected efforts by three University of Texas professors to ban students from bringing guns to their classrooms after the state granted them that right last year, court documents showed on Friday. Professors Jennifer Glass, Lisa Moore and Mia Carter had argued in a federal district court in Austin that academic freedom and classroom…

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