Gun supporters shifting sights to college campuses

OKLAHOMA CITY – After successfully persuading lawmakers to eliminate firearm licensing and training last session, Second Amendment supporters say they’re now shifting their sights to college campuses. But gun rights supporters acknowledge they’ll likely face a tougher fight in the Legislature. Advocates are urging lawmakers to remove restrictions that have long prohibited carrying firearms on […]

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Virginia’s War on Gun Owners

Virginia’s War on Gun Owners

Gun rights advocates attend a rally organized by the Virginia Citizens Defense League on Capitol Square near the state capitol building on January 20 in Richmond, Virginia. Zach Gibson/Getty Images How a state’s attempts to disarm the populace could spiral out of control More than 22,000 gun owners gathered at the Virginia State Capitol on […]

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ANOTHER OPINION: Local governments can’t ignore gun laws

Nearly two years ago, the governing board of Effingham County, Ill., passed a resolution declaring itself a “sanctuary county” and barring “employees from enforcing the unconstitutional actions of the state government.” Those actions? Gun control laws, which are resoundingly unpopular in the rural county some 215 miles south of Chicago. Since then, more than 400 […]

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