At noon on Thursday Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed into law a wide-ranging bill in response to last year’s shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. The new law enhances Connecticut’s already highly restrictive gun control laws.
Sleepy little Nelson, Georgia, a bedroom community of 1,314 outside of Atlanta, is gaining a lot of national attention because its town council passed an ordinance on Monday requiring every homeowner to own a gun and the ammunition to feed it.
New gun control bills about to be signed into law in Connecticut on Wednesday only put further limits on the legal ownership of firearms and do nothing to limit the ability of deranged killers intent on taking the lives of unarmed innocents.
In the wake of passage of New York's new gun law that will turn many gun owners into criminals on April 15, an anonymous tip line is being revived that citizens can use to report fellow citizens whom they suspect of possessing illegal guns.
Florida's latest report on crime and permits once again confirms Professor John Lott's contention that carrying concealed reduces violent crime. Voices opposed are becoming muted.