Category Archives: GUN LAWS

“Deadwood Gun Ordinance?”

Someone stopped by searching for “deadwood gun ordinance.” Assuming the search was for Deadwood, South Dakota, and gun ordinances, there were several. Like most Western boom towns the “city fathers” were generally the saloon owners, gambling hall owners, crib keepers, … Continue reading

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The Full Text Of Memendez S..407, Magazine Capacity Limit Bill

As previously noted here, a number of magazine capacity ban bills have been introduced at the behest of the gun ban crowd. Essentially, these bills would reduce a majority of self loading (semi automatic) firearms to a single shot by … Continue reading

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“Gun Laws Before 1900″

Someone came by searching for “gun laws before 1900.” Assuming the query is for restrictive American gun laws, a detailed answer would require several hundred pages. However a brief overview should be sufficient. In general, the right to “bear arms;” … Continue reading

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A Reminder In Pennsylvania

Conoy Township, Pennsylvania has erected signs reminding potential criminals that Conoy is not a gun free zone. Given the bloody history of gun free zones, that is a very reasonable thing to do. Hopefully, the trend will spread to every … Continue reading

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A National Right-To-Work Bill? How About A National Right-To-Carry Bill?

I see House and Senate Republicans have introduced a National Right to Work bill. That makes economic sense, since those areas with RTW laws have dome much better than States that require union membership. Of course, the unions will object, … Continue reading

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“What Are The Effects Of Open Carry On A State?”

Someone came by searching for “what are the effect of open carry on a state.’ My answer to that question has been that open carry appears to discourage people from choosing a criminal lifestyle, therefore reducing the overall crime rate. … Continue reading

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Gun Control In Niger?

Someone stopped by searching for “gun control nigher.” Niger was a French colony from 1900 to 1958 and has an extreme version of French gun laws. The latest data available is from the World Heath Organization which evidently took the … Continue reading

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Would A Properly Designed Gun Law Prevent Crime?

One of the trolls says he believes a properly designed gun law would cut crime. The key is “properly designed.” We know from the unending procession of failed restrictive laws that restrictive gun laws do not reduce crime, contribute to … Continue reading

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Ohio Legislature Moving On Relaxing Gun Laws

The Washington Times reports Ohio’s Republican dominated legislature is working on bills that would allow hunters to use suppressors, and to relax some requirements for a Concealed Carry Weapons permit. Suppressors are an important health issue, since they reduce or … Continue reading

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“Lautenberg Amendment Repeal 2014?”

someone stopped by searching for “lautenberg amendment repeal 2014″ The Lautenberg Amendment has not been repealed, and the chances of that abomination which denies an accused individuals both their civil rights and due process is not likely to be repealed … Continue reading

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