Senator Chuck Grassley is asking the Obama administration why so many veterans and their families are being denied their right to own firearms.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has signed into law a bill that invalidated an older law prohibiting gun owners with permits from carrying concealed in parks across the state.

After a long and arduous battle in Oklahoma, lawmakers late this week ultimately voted to quash various measures that would have put the state on record calling for a Constitutional Convention (Con Con) under Article V of the U.S. Constitution. The victory for anti-Con-Con forces in Oklahoma was especially noteworthy because U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, a Republican who has a positive and conservative reputation among most Oklahomans, was strongly in favor of calling a convention. However, in the end, lawmakers and activists told The New American that the risks to the existing Constitution of calling a convention in the current political climate were simply too great.

A bill in Tennessee would nullify all federal attempts to curtail the right of citizens to keep and bear arms.