Denver advances concealed-carry gun ban
(Denver, Colo.) A City Council committee voted unanimously Wednesday to move ahead a proposal by Mayor Michael Hancock to ban concealed-carry weapons in city buildings and parks.
No, not everyone in Georgia can open carry a gun
No, everyone is not able to open carry a gun in Georgia. That is not what the new Georgia gun bill is about. On Tuesday, April 12, 2022, Governor Brian Kemp signed a bill allowing residents to carry concealed firearms without a license. With this newly passed bill, anyone previously qualified for a concealed carry license in Georgia will be able to carry a concealed gun without a permit. During a signing ceremony, Kemp said the new law will allow Georgia citizens to protect themselves without requiring permission from the state government. The state of Georgia has now joined more than 20 states allowing permitless carry.
GA airports are #1 for firearm discoveries at the security checkpoint
(Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport) A total of 542 firearms were discovered in carry-on luggage at all Georgia airports in 2021, according to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). 542 is more than twice as many firearms seized at airports in 2020 and over 100 more than in 2019. 507 of the 542 firearms were found during screenings at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Over 2,350 firearms were discovered at security checkpoints at 234 airports in the United States, either on travelers or in carry-ons. A loaded gun is not allowed through the airport security checkpoint, only checked luggage can carry weapons on a flight, and a description of the luggage must be provided to the airline before traveling.
Denver, Aurora plan gun buyback to get weapons off the street
Denver and Aurora plan to launch a gun buyback program next month. Amanda Sawyer, Denver City Council, and Curtis Gardner, Aurora City Council, partnered to organize the buyback.
Residents are arming themselves in response to a recent spike in violence and murders in Los Angeles County, CA
When it comes to safe and dangerous areas, Los Angeles County has always been a mixed bag. But one thing has remained consistent for the most part, and that is the fact that the elite areas have always been safer than the rest of the county, which appears to be changing in the aftermath of recent events, which some people attribute to the excessively lax treatment of criminals by the authorities under the new rules put in place.
Florida Boy Retrieves Two Sniper Rifles While Magnet Fishing in a Canal With His Grandpa
When he set out with his grandpa to go magnet fishing this weekend, 11-year-old Allen Cadwalader had no idea what he would find. He certainly didn't expect to retrieve a pair of .50-caliber M82A1 Barrett sniper rifles which were submerged in the Miami-Dade canal.
DIA ranks 6th nationally for firearms found in carry-on bags
A traveler undergoes an enhanced pat down by a Transportation Security Administration agent at the Denver International Airport.(John Moore/Getty Images) (DENVER, Colo.) Denver International Airport ranked sixth in the United States in 2021 after Transportation Security Administration officers found 141 firearms in passengers’ carry-on luggage.
Denver City Council debates ShotSpotter technology following fatal rampage
Denver's ShotSpotter gunfire detection service issued an alert last week when a gunman fired shots during a rampage across Denver and Lakewood that killed five and injured two.
Denver gun bill classifies pistols as assault weapons
(Denver, Colo.) A bill to ban so-called "ghost guns" in Denver goes far beyond outlawing firearms without serial numbers. The legislation, set for final approval by Denver City Council next week, is a comprehensive gun control bill. The legislation lumps pistols into the category of assault weapons, a resident said at a recent City Council.