Open Carry Tarrant County, a chapter of the gun rights advocacy group Open Carry Texas, created further tension with the group and GOP lawmakers in Texas by publicly declaring the need to "hunt down the Republicans" who aren't pushing a bill in the state legislature that would allow people to openly carry unlicensed handguns.
Approximately 200 gun rights activists demonstrated at Washington's state capitol building on Thursday morning to ostensibly protest the passage of I-594. A day after this display, Lt. Governor Brad Owen, a Democrat and President of the Senate, announced that openly carried firearms are now banned from the public viewing area.
An open carry group's belligerent behavior demonstrates that an armed society isn't necessarily a polite society.
During an interview on CNN's New Day Monday Morning, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) fired back at host Chris Cuomo's assertion that the hostage situation in Australia may have been averted if that country didn't have such strict gun control laws.
Veronica Dunnachie, an Open Carry Texas activist is facing capital murder charges in the slaying of her husband and his adult daughter.
In a video posted to his YouTube page earlier this week, a male open carry enthusiast went on a profanity-laced tirade against the gun control advocacy group Moms Demand Action regarding their efforts to convince supermarket chain Kroger to ban customers from openly carrying firearms in their stores.
PoliticusUSA's Justin Baragona was on the scene Saturday afternoon when a smaller than expected group of open carry enthusiasts descended on downtown St. Louis for a march.
A gun rights activist from Ohio plans to lead a march through downtown St. Louis on Saturday afternoon. The walk through the heart of the downtown area will start at 1 PM local time and consist of other open carry enthusiasts.
In a video released by the NRA Monday, commentator Billy Johnson asked people to be more tolerant of guns and stop being scared of them. In the video, he claimed that we as a society have humanized guns too much and people have become too intimidated of them.
On Tuesday, not one but two shootings occurred at high schools in this nation. These two shootings represent the 85th and 86th school shootings since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT in late 2012.
The right to bear arms is going crazy. People, mostly white males, are carrying rifles everywhere. Their reason? Because if they do not do this, they'll lose their rights...huh?
On Monday, a poll, conducted by Huffington Post and YouGov, was released. The poll asked Americans their feelings about open-carry gun laws and whether or not they were comfortable with armed customers in shops and restaurants.