Law enforcement officials in Chandler, Arizona are still investigating a fatal defensive shooting at an Amazon parking lot Wednesday, but published reports about the armed citizen’s actions all indicate that “authorities said that his actions may have prevented a larger shooting.” It’s hardly the first time this year something like this has happened. KPNX News […]
Third in a Row: Indiana Adopts ‘Permitless Carry’ Legislation
One more state has been added to the expanding roll of “constitutional carry” states where a permit or license to carry is no longer necessary in order for law-abiding citizens to be armed in public. Indiana has joined the ranks as the 24th permitless carry jurisdiction, coming in only several days after governors in Alabama […]
Could Indiana Become Next ‘Constitutional Carry’ State?
An Indiana state lawmaker will reportedly introduce legislation soon that would eliminate the need for a permit to carry a sidearm, according to a story in the News and Tribune in Jeffersonville. State Rep. Jim Lucas, a Seymour Republican, told the newspaper that Indiana, like the rest of the country, is “seeing record numbers of […]
This Legal Roadblock Infuriates Local Gun Prohibitionists
It’s called state preemption, and anti-gun mayors, city councils and political police chiefs despise it nearly as much as the nation’s gun prohibition lobbying groups. Everytown for Gun Safety dislikes these laws so much that they devote an entire page on their website to bashing the concept. Bloomington, Indiana Mayor John Hamilton railed against his […]