Rochester, New York, market owner Ali Amireh still carries a
bullet lodged next to his heart after being shot in the chest during
a 1992 robbery. He was not about to take another one. When two
criminals walked into his store and opened fire on Amireh, he drew
his own legally owned .38 and shot back. The armed robber was
struck once, while the other suspect fled. The incident was the
third in Rochester that month where citizens defended themselves.
Just two weeks earlier, a restaurant owner shot a bandit during an
attemped robbery. In another incident, two city employees being
held up in a parking lot pulled their legally carried firearms and
shot and killed their assailant. No charges were filed against the
crime victims in any of those incidents.
In a resounding show of support for the Second Amendment, the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a legislative package that included H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, and H.R. 4477, ...
The National Rifle Association applauded the United States House of Representatives on Wednesday for passing the most far-reaching expansion of self-defense rights in modern American history. The National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 passed ...
As H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, comes closer to becoming law, the arguments against the legislation are increasingly strained. There are disingenuous appeals to federalism by those who would happily burden firearms owners under ...
Once again Florida Carry, Inc. has demonstrated a lack of concern for Concealed Weapons and Firearms License holders. License holders continue to be abused by law enforcement, prosecutors and the courts. When firearms, that are ...
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In a huge win for Second Amendment supporters, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday held a mark-up of H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, and favorably reported an amended version of the bill to the full House.
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