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White House warns shutdown could carry on after emergency declaration

President Donald Trump’s allies say the president is reluctant to hand Democrats a “win” by reopening the government after he’s invoked emergency powers. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo government shutdown Trump may tap his emergency [...]

‘Constitutional carry’ supporters await Noem administration

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – After years of unsuccessful attempts, supporters of legislation that would allow people to carry concealed handguns without a permit in South Dakota anticipate revived prospects for the conservative prize once [...]

Kent State approves 2nd Amendment rally with no open carry

KENT, Ohio (AP) – Kent State University says it will allow a rally in support of Second Amendment gun rights to be held on campus as long as no one brings a gun to the event. The northeast Ohio school last month told recent graduate Kaitlin [...]
Please No! (Yes, Please) Don’t Take Bill Maher! (Kindly Carry Him Out Through The Back Entrance)
Bill Maher with Donald Trump (l) and an orangutan (r) Bill Maher, who I don’t much like, started trending on Twitter yesterday shortly after that former TV star and current Ambien spokesperson had her TV show cancelled. Apparently, the Army [...]
In third bellwether contest, Florida Democrats again carry the day and hope for a blue wave
Trump is too toxic even for Sarasota, say Democrats, who made sure to figuratively hang the unpopular president around the neck of Buchanan as well as the Republicans who [...]
Ghostly Boats Carry North Korean Crews, Dead and Alive, to Japan
“I am wondering why so many of these have all of a sudden come in such a short time,” said Kazuko Komatsu, 66, who lives in a house close to the marina in Yurihonjo. North Korea, she said, “is a mysterious country. We don’t know [...]

“Open carry” laws are designed to intimidate and undermine public order, and can be overturned

This article originally appeared on AlterNet Just four days after the nation saw how scores of heavily armed men hindered police seeking to preserve public order in Charlottesville, the people of San Antonio got another taste of what “open [...]
Appeals court blocks strict DC concealed carry permit law
WASHINGTON (AP) – A federal appeals court has blocked a District of Columbia law that makes it difficult for gun owners to get concealed carry permits. A divided three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled [...]
Florida tax collector will allow employees to carry firearms
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) – A Florida tax collector says a new policy will allow his employees to openly carry firearms while they work. Seminole County Tax Collector Joel Greenberg tells the Orlando Sentinel that according to Florida law, he [...]
Lawmakers shaken by ballpark shooting demand right to carry guns
After Republican members of Congress were targeted by a left-wing zealot in a shooting in the Washington suburbs last week, lawmakers said they felt like sitting ducks and demanded more freedom to defend themselves while in the nation’s capital. The [...]