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April 2015 Defender- Bill Mateja

Monday, April 6th, 2015

EXPERIENCE PAYS OFF FOR TEXAS ATTORNEY Thirteen years of experience with the Department of Justice appears to be paying off for Second Amendment advocates in the form of Texas attorney Bill Mateja, a principal in the Dallas office of Fish & Richardson, P.C. He is the “boots on the ground” legal counsel in the case […]

March 2015 Defenders- Fredric Russell Mance, Jr., Andrew & Tracey Ambeau Hanson

Friday, March 6th, 2015

DEFENDERS COME IN BUNCHES! When it comes to standing up for firearms rights, one of the best examples recently involved three people, the plaintiffs in a case filed by the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, that found the judge declaring the long-standing ban on interstate handgun transfers to be unconstitutional. […]

February 2015 Defender- State Rep. Jim Lucas

Friday, February 6th, 2015

INDIANA’S REP. LUCAS DEFENDS RIGHTS When Indiana State Rep. Jim Lucas (R-69th District) recently introduced legislation that would repeal the state’s concealed carry structure and replace it with so-called “constitu­tional carry,” it did not seem out of step for the Marine Corps veteran who was first elected in 2012. Lucas’ House Bill 1144 would amend […]

January 2015 Defender- Governor John Kasich

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

OHIO’S KASICH REBUFFS ANTIS, SIGNS PRO-GUN MEASURE When Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed legislation to allow the use of suppressors by hunters, while also reforming the state’s concealed carry statute, he did so despite pleas by national gun prohibition lobby­ing groups to veto the bill. Kasich’s signing was praised by Brett Pucillo, president of Ohio […]

December 2014 Defender- Governor Greg Abbott

Saturday, December 6th, 2014

TEXAS GOVERNOR-ELECT MAKES IT CLEAR ON RKBA Texas Governor-elect Greg Abbott wasted no time in making it clear how he feels about the right to keep and bear arms when he affirmed that he would support and sign leg­islation legalizing the open carry of firearms by law-abiding gun owners following his landslide victory. The incoming […]

November 2014 Defender- Lars Larson

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

BROADCASTER LARS LARSON DEFENDS GUN RIGHTS When tragedy struck a western Washington high school just days before a volatile gun control initiative battle was to be decided at the polls, nationally-syndicated talk host, and Oregon native, Lars Larson weighed in with a commentary that blistered gun control advocates who tried to exploit the incident to […]

October 2014 Defender- Sheriff Mike Lewis

Monday, October 6th, 2014

MARYLAND SHERIFF STANDS FIRM ON FIREARMS RIGHTS Despite the juggernaut passage of increasingly restrictive gun laws in Maryland, at least one county sheriff there has taken a stand that has been getting a fair amount of attention, thanks to a YouTube video in which this lawman makes it clear he will not allow his citizens […]

September 2014 Defender- Rachel Lucas

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

VICTIM ADVOCATE SAYS GUNS ‘EMPOWER’ PEOPLE TO PROTECT THEMSELVES Salem, Ore., resident Rachel Lucas, who grew up in a liberal, anti-gun household, seems on her way to becoming a gun rights advocate that gun prohibitionists could ever experience. A survivor of a brutal attack several years ago – the kind of incident which she acknowledged […]

August 2014 Defender- Police Chief James Craig

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

DETROIT CHIEF HAS IT RIGHT ABOUT ARMED CITIZENS When Detroit Police Chief James Craig said recently that armed citizens are a deterrent to crime, a spokesman for one leading gun prohibition lobbying group didn’t care for that at all. “Our position is, more guns equal more crime,” said Josh Horwitz, director of the Coalition to […]

July 2014 Defender- John Daywalt

Sunday, July 6th, 2014

DEFENDING GUN RIGHTS AT THE UNIVERSITY LEVEL Following two school shooting incidents—one at Reynolds High School in the Portland, Ore., suburb of Troutdale and the other at Seattle Pacific University—gun prohibitionists immediately ramped up the volume on their demands for more gun control laws. But a student journalist at the University of Texas, Austin took […]