Category Archives: GUN LAWS

What is wrong with storing guns and ammo separately?

Someone one dropped a comment, deleted for language, essentially asking what is wrong with storing guns and ammo separately. When guns and ammunition are stored separately armed self defense becomes difficult or impossible. And thousands of cases like this each … Continue reading

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Louisiana: Baton Rouge Gun Law Struck Down

The Advocate reports a Baton Rough Parish ordinance outlawing guns in cars while the driver is inside an establishment that sells alcoholic beverages has been declared unconstitutional and struck down by a Federal judge. As with other jurisdictions that have … Continue reading

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“Gun laws enforced and written?”

One of the search engines sent someone by searching for “laws enforced and written.” Since this is obviously a gun blog I will assume the search was for “Are gun laws enforced as they are written.” Very seldom. One case … Continue reading

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Sir Winston Churchill’s Advice For Gun Control Activists

British statesman and historian Sir Winston Churchill had a bit of advice that gun control advocates would do well to follow: However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results. In the 519 years since the first gun … Continue reading

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Half Year Gun Law Total

Observant Alley readers will recall that instead of maintaining a running count of enacted gun laws that have been enacted or imposed as well as a count of gun laws currently in force in favor of adding, and sometimes subtracting, … Continue reading

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Welcome to the visitors fcrom Suomen tasavalta

I see the Alley had several visitors from the Finnish Republic today. Welcome, and I hope the overview of official Finnish crime statistics and commentary were of value to you. Stranger

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Florida: Warning Shots OK!

Miami’s CBS outlet reports Florida Governor Rick Scott has signed a bill into law legalizing firing warning shots to avert criminal aggression. Briefly quoting the WFOR report linked above: On Friday Scott signed House Bill 89 under which Floridians who … Continue reading

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One For Michigan Gunnies To Watch: SB 789

A bill currently being touted as allowing 18 year old’s to receive gun training without the parent or guardian’s presence, and simplify CCW licensing is making its way through the Michigan Legislature. As it is described, there should be nothing … Continue reading

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Hmm: I Wonder If That SCOTUS Decision Would Apply To Guns

Talking Points Memo’s Mark Sherman reports our Supreme Court has handed down a rare unanimous decision that Pennsylvania prosecutors cannot use a law based on a treaty for prosecuting a woman. The woman in question used chemicals to superficially burn … Continue reading

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CNN Poll: “Does The US Need Stricter Gun Control Laws?”

CNN has a poll asking if the United States needs stricter gun control laws. At the moment, the poll of CNN’s far left audience is 63 against, 37 for. Actually, I think the United States should have stricter gun laws. … Continue reading

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