Category Archives: Open Carry

Arkansas open carry bill has been filed

After Oklahoma passed open carry legislation last year, Arkansas became one of only six remaining states that completely ban the open carry of properly holstered handguns by law abiding citizens. At least one of the other states, Texas, also has … Continue reading

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An open carry bill has been filed in Texas

Texarkana Republican George Lavender and Marshall Republican Chris Paddie (pictured here) have introduced HB 700 which would bring Texas in line with the 44 other states which allow some form of open carry. This bill is a good first step toward … Continue reading

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Michigan Democrat introduces open carry ban bill

Lancing Democrat Andy Schor has introduced a pair of bills attacking the rights of Michigan gun owners. The first bill would ban open carry in those areas where concealed carry is already banned. He said that he added the bill … Continue reading

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I was contacted yesterday by Noelle Crombie from the Oregonian. She wanted to comment on the case of Warren Drouin and Steven Boyce who have undertaken a campaign of long-gun open carry in the Portland area. While pointing out … Continue reading

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Libertarian Party of Kansas sues town of Prairie Village over open carry ban

The Libertarian Party of Kansas has sued three separate localities in Kansas over their open carry bans. The lawsuits pit the Kansas State Constitution and state law against the home-rule powers of localities. While two of the localities are still … Continue reading

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California Right to Carry lawsuit to restore open carry will proceed; your help needed

For those unfamiliar with the case, California Right to Carry has filed a lawsuit challenging California’s ban on loaded open carry.  The Chief Magistrate Judge for the Central District of California has recommended that the lawsuit, Nichols v. Brown, be … Continue reading

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N.H. Rep Delmar Burridge proposes open carry ban

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Open Carry Dinner in Ashburn VA on December 27, 2012

The Virginia Open Carry Group will be hosting an open carry dinner at the Urban Bar-B-Que in Ashburn VA on December 27, 2012 from 7:00PM until 9:00PM. They will also be hosting the drawing for the winners of the Loudon … Continue reading

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Businesses in Oklahoma are getting used to open carry

Despite the ‘sky is falling‘ warnings of those who oppose open carry, the media is reporting that many businesses in Oklahoma have adopted a ‘wait-and-see’ attitude about the practice and some are downright welcoming. While some businesses have posted against … Continue reading

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