Concealed Handgun Permits

Last year because Philadelphia shutdown permitting, the city saw a 19% drop in concealed handgun permits even as gun sales jumped by 158%

30 Jul , 2021  

Last year we put together a list of states that stopped issuing concealed handgun permits. While Pennsylvania issued more permits, police in Philly and other Pa. counties stopped issuing license-to-carry permits to gun owners amid the coronavirus outbreak. It appears that where Democrats controlled the issuing of permits, they stopped issuing new ones.…

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The impact of Concealed Handgun Permit fees and training requirements on the type of people who get permits

27 Jun , 2021  

Texas provides unique information on the race of permit holders as well having large changes in both the permit fees and training requirements. On September 1, 2013, Texas reduced the training requirement to obtain a permit from ten hours to four hours and eliminated the training requirement for renewing the permit.…

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Indiana eliminates fee for lifetime concealed handgun permits

10 May , 2021  

Indiana has moved very close to Constitutional Carry. Not only isn’t training mandated, but they have now made the lifetime permit free.

Lawmakers voted to nix all handgun carry permit fees as part of their massive two-year budget . . . Lawmakers previously had made the five-year carry permits free. If Gov.

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Supreme Court agrees to hear case on what it means to “bear” arms

26 Apr , 2021  

In the 2008 Heller decision, Scalia noted:

At the time of the founding, as now, to “bear” meant to “carry.” See Johnson 161; Webster; T. Sheridan, A Complete Dictionary of the English Language (1796); 2 Oxford English Dictionary 20 (2d ed. 1989) (hereinafter Oxford). . . . Justice Ginsburg wrote that “[s]urely a most familiar meaning is, as the Constitution’s Second Amendment … indicate[s]: ‘wear, bear, or carry … upon the person or in the clothing or in a pocket, for the purpose … of being armed and ready for offensive or defensive action in a case of conflict with another person.’

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Fox News: Behind Nikki Goeser’s ongoing harassment from her husband’s jailed killer

20 Jan , 2021  

The power of prisoner rights groups is on full display right now in an ongoing battle with the Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC). Our Nikki Goeser is fighting with TDOC to get them to remove the good time early release credits granted to the man who murdered her husband as he has continued to stalk and threaten her from prison.…

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Apple’s Chief Security Officer and a Local Businessman Charged with Bribery for CCW Licenses, the problem is with the discretion

25 Nov , 2020  

Do you think that Apple’s Chief Security Officer, Thomas Moyer, could pass a background check? How about the four executives at Apple that Moyer was trying to get approval to have permits? Do you think that if Apple’s Chief Security Officer and other executives could convince Apple that they are responsible enough people to run an almost $2 trillion company, they are responsible enough to join the 20 million Americans who have concealed handgun permits?…