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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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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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?…


28 month delay to get a concealed handgun permit in Riverside County, California

6 Jan , 2018  

From the Desert Sun in Palm Springs, California, which is located in Riverside County:

It was the summer of 2016 when Steve Perkio, a retired construction worker with a love for the outdoors, walked into the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department headquarters with his paperwork in hand. Perkio planned to spend much of his retirement camping in the rural wilderness, where he would often be isolated and alone, so he figured it was wise for him to start carrying a gun for protection.