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Some support him, some despise him. What do you think? Video below: USAToday has more… A man with a rifle strapped to his back has been spotted walking around Akron, Ohio, this week. Akron police don’t believe Daniel Kovacevic is a threat and because Ohio is an open carry state, he’s not breaking any laws. But his presence has stirred racial …

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A Michigan judge upheld the right of people with concealed carry permits to carry guns in schools. To be legal, the guns have to be carried openly. Do you agree with the judge’s decision?

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After being sharply criticized by Ferguson elected, for showing up on the scene to lend a hand during recent demonstrations, they’re back to prove a point/make a statement. A statement about 2A rights. And Open Carry Demonstration for the black citizens in Ferguson. Is this really a good idea? Blacks have the same rights as …

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Think about this for a minute. Public schools are the biggest, government funded, vehicles of social engineering in America. If state law allows open carry, and the dad in question isn’t violating the law, why would a school so vehemently protest against this parent? What message does it send to kids when a responsible adult …

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This model is carrying the “edgy” cell phone holder in about the worst or *best* way to make it sensational.  The choice of black holder, black phone and black shorts does the most to make the holder look as though a pistol is in the back pocket.  It does not hold up to close inspection.   …

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At a North Austin gun store and shooting range, Governor Greg Abbott will signed TSRA’s Open Carry bill during in an official signing ceremony. This was a campaign promise, made good! In March of 2014, House leadership committed to passing legislation first introduced in 2009 by Representative George Lavender (R-Texarkana). Lavender lost his bid for …

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I just watched hours of debate in the Texas Senate on Committee Substitute HB 910.  The Senate Committee had removed the Dutton amendment, that stipulated that the police could not stop you for merely exercising your right to carry openly, and ask for a permit or license. Here is the amendment: CERTAIN INVESTIGATORY STOPS AND …

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Over the past decade, there have been two reports of open carriers being attacked. In one case, the attacker tried to grab the openly carried pistol; in the other case, the reason for the attack is unknown.  Both attacks failed. There have been two other reports of open carriers having their firearm stolen.  One of …

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On a warm fall day in South Dallas, ten revolutionaries dressed in kaffiyehs and ski masks jog the perimeter of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park bellowing “No more pigs in our community!” Military discipline is in full effect as the joggers respond to two former Army Rangers in desert-camo brimmed hats with cries of …

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One of the primary purposes of the second amendment is the ability to form militias to enforce public order.   The formation of informal militias during times of disorder, such as during natural disasters and riots is a completely natural and expected act.   Productive people have invested their lives in their property; when that property and …

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When Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America reacted to Texas Governor-elect Greg Abbott’s (R) pledge to sign open carry legislation by vowing to “fight” it, they missed the fact that he wasn’t promoting a novel idea but a noble one already allowable in 44 states with various stipulations. On August 22, The Wall Street …

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A poster at opencarry.org, Southern Covenanter, recounts an ironic experience in Charlotte, North Carolina.    From opencarry.org: I made it a point to stop and meet my parents for lunch in Pineville while I was passing through town, and after I left, I stopped at the QT on Woodlawn Road (right off I-77 where Woodlawn …

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So claims Charles Gallagher, a sociologist at La Salle University.  From CNN: “Whites walking down Main Street with an AK-47 are defenders of American values; a black man doing the same thing is Public Enemy No. 1,” says Gallagher, a professor at La Salle University in Pennsylvania. Fortunately, we know that Charles Gallagher is wrong. …

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On September 8 2014, Panera Bread bakery-cafes joined Chipotle, Jack in the Box, Chili’s, Sonic, and Target in asking law-abiding customers to shop unarmed in its stores. The news originally broke on Twitter, where Everytown for Gun Safety tweeted Panera’s request: “Please don’t bring guns into our cafes.” According to the Huffington Post, Panera released the …

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Despite Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America’s ongoing push to shame businesses into banning guns in their stores, 57,000 businesses have posted “guns welcome” or similar signs on their front doors. Moms Demand has persuaded just five businesses — Target, Chipotle, Jack in the Box, Chili’s, and Sonic — to ask customers to leave their …

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According to Guns Save Lives, the leaders of Open Carry Texas are now officially coming out against the counterproductive carry of long guns into restaurants and other businesses: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Come and Take It Texas, Texas Carry, Gun Rights Across America and Open Carry Texas Joint Statement on OC of Long Arms – …

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