John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals decision striking down Maryland’s ban on certain semi-automatic rifles and large capacity magazines (Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 7:45 to 7:51 AM).
From the CBS WWJ in Detroit about a case in Warren, Michigan:
. . . The situation unfolded around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the GM campus in Warren, which stretches from Van Dyke Avenue to Mound Road and from 12 Mile Road to 13 Mile Road.
. . . an African American woman walked into the lobby of the visitor’s area and asked for an employee, another African American woman, by name.
John Lott talked to Dana Loesch about the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals decision striking down semiautomatic weapons and high-capacity magazines banned by Maryland’s Firearm Safety Act (Monday, February 8, 2016 from 6:40 to 6:48 PM EST). The case seems destined to reach the Supreme Court.
Could this statement be any clearer? From ClickonDetroit:
Abu-Rayyan posted. “It’s one of the biggest ones in Detroit. I had it planned out. I bought a bunch of bullets. I practiced reloading and unloading.” . . .
“It’s easy, and a lot of people go there. Plus people are not allowed to carry guns in church.
A new ruling in the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals conflicts the rulings in other Circuit Courts and seems likely to force the Supreme Court to address this issue.
. . . In a 2-1 decision applauded by gun rights advocates, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit concluded that the semiautomatic weapons and high-capacity magazines banned by Maryland’s Firearm Safety Act “are in common use by law-abiding citizens.” As a result, they don’t fall under the exception to the right to bear arms that applies to “unusual” weapons such as machine guns and hand grenades, the court said.
John Lott talked to Steve Gruber about President Obama’s order to the military firearms less lethal (Tuesday, February 2, 2016 from 6:45 to 6:52 AM).
The Daily Times (Salisbury, Maryland), February 5, 2016
What Obama proposed would do absolutely nothing to remedy this problem. According to John Lott, who created the Crime Prevention Research Center, Obama had most of his conclusions exactly backward.
Unlike Obama and many proponents of gun-control legislation, Lott defines his terms clearly and precisely, and he cites the sources for his data.
The Argus Leader in Sioux Falls, South Dakota has a story about how the last two months have seen a record breaking increase in the number of concealed handgun permits in the state.
. . . More than one in eight adults in South Dakota boasts a permit to carry a concealed weapon, enough to make the state one of — if not the most heavily permitted in the nation.
With days before the New Hampshire primary, John Lott corrects what Dan Gross, president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, recently wrote in the New Hampshire Union Leader attacking Bernie Sanders (Friday, February 4, 2016).
Hillary Clinton has made gun control a major part of her presidential campaign, at least in New Hampshire.
There is only one deputy sheriff in the town. According to the news reports shown above, several other school districts in Oklahoma are apparently moving to adopt a similar policy.
From the Muskogee Phoenix in Muskogee, OK:
New signs posted on the grounds of Okay Public Schools announce an “Armed School Employees” policy in place.