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Travis Pike for TTAG Next Post Coming Soon…▶ By Robert Jablon, AP Two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies badly wounded in an ambush shooting last year sued a Nevada company Monday for making the parts for a “ghost gun” used in the attack. The lawsuit alleges Polymer80 Inc. negligently and unlawfully soldRead More →

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Despite skyrocketing violent crime rates, Sheriff Alex Villanueva steadfastly refuses to allow his constituents to defend themselves. By Lee Williams Violent crime is skyrocketing in Los Angeles County, Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced yesterday on Instagram. Homicides have increased more thanRead More →

Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears (Robert Scheer/The Indianapolis Star via AP) Last week we noted the manner in which Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears’ intentional inaction had allowed the Indianapolis FedEx spree shooter to legally buy the firearms he used. That fact spilled out into public view after Brandon ScottRead More →

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Courtesy Iowa Firearms Coalition Several Monroe County, Iowa officials thought it was a good idea to sue a gun rights group and one individual over their righteous challenge to some illegal gun-free zones that have been established on county property. Now the litigious officials are facing a counterclaim for violatingRead More →

Next Post Coming Soon…▶ In this Aug. 25, 2020 file photo, Gaige Grosskreutz, top, tends to an injured protester during clashes with police outside the Kenosha County Courthouse in Kenosha, Wis. Within minutes, Grosskreutz was shot. Prosecutors say 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse shot and killed two men during a chaotic protestRead More →

Next Post Coming Soon…▶ This Week in Gun Rights is TTAG’s weekly roundup of legal, legislative and other news affecting guns, the gun business and gun owners’ rights. Texas legislator wants to diminish the right to home defense According to State Representative Terry Meza, Texans shouldn’t have the right toRead More →

Next Post Coming Soon…▶ Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, which includes the city of Pittsburgh, became yet another jurisdiction to use the Chinese flu pandemic as an excuse to shutter its office that takes and processes concealed carry permits last month. Upholding Pennsylvanians’ civil rights apparently weren’t considered essential services. In response,Read More →

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Allegheny County Sheriff William Mullen (image: sheriffalleghenycounty.com) The Firearms Policy Coalition, along with a trio of private citizens, is suing Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, which includes the city of Pittsburgh, for shutting down their firearms division, which processes concealed carry permit applications, in response to COVID-19. The Post-Gazette reports: A gunRead More →

Santa Clara County, California Sheriff Laurie Smith seems to be running quite an operation. She has something that a lot of her wealthy Silicon Valley residents want…concealed carry permits. And judging by the attention her department has attracted from prosecutors, Sheriff Smith and her underlings know how to extract fullRead More →

Wake County Sheriff Gerald Baker (Courtesy North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association) The declaration of a pandemic was just what the anti-gun doctor ordered earlier this year, giving jurisdictions around the country a ready-made excuse to slow down their process of allowing citizens to exercise their Second Amendment rights. A number ofRead More →