Nevada bill would allow medical marijuana users to carry guns

Jenny Kane , [email protected] Published 4:09 p.m. PT March 20, 2017 Nevada lawmakers are trying to address everything from marijuana users' gun rights to the danger that edible marijuana products pose to children. On Monday, a wide array of marijuana-focused bills were introduced to both members of the Nevada Senate and the Assembly to help …

Gun rights and marijuana laws

As more states expand their marijuana use laws, a new issue is beginning to pop up that impacts gun owners. On a federal firearms background check form, Section 11 E, which was revised on January 16, asks if a person is an unlawful user of marijuana, or any other depressant, stimulant, narcotic drug, or other …

Kentucky: House Introduces Constitutional/Permit less Carry Legislation

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 The Kentucky House of Representatives introduced their own constitutional/permit less carry bill. House Bill 316, sponsored by Representative C. Wesley Morgan (R-81), recognizes Kentuckians’ freedom to legally carry a concealed firearm without the burdensome requirement of acquiring a Kentucky concealed deadly weapons license. It is of the utmost importance that this …

The U.N. Arms Trade Treaty gives away the rights of all Americans

Obama’s parting shot   By Thomas L. Mason - - Thursday, December 15, 2016 ANALYSIS/OPINION: Another of President Obama’s brazen acts as he leaves office is a “parting shot” at American gun owners by submitting the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty to the U.S. Senate for ratification. For the uninitiated, the term refers to turning around …

Feds Advise Gun Dealers To Halt Sales To Possible Marijuana Users

November 15, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — The trend toward legalized marijuana in the U.S. now has more than half the states allowing either recreational or medicinal use of pot. But federal laws have not changed—and anyone who acknowledges using marijuana can’t legally buy a gun. The Wall Street Journal reports the federal Bureau of …

Legal Marijuana Poses a Problem for Gun Buyers

Firearm purchases by drug users are prohibited by federal law; Alaska Republican is taken aback By Gary Fields and Kristina Peterson Updated Nov. 14, 2016 6:04 p.m. ET 37 COMMENTS Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s husband and sons ordered her a new Benelli 12-gauge shotgun as a gift, but when the Alaska Republican—and enthusiastic duck hunter—went to …

Ninth Circuit Rules Marijuana Card Holders May Not Own Firearms

Monday, 05 September 2016 Written by  Bob Adelmann   Last Wednesday a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s decision that holding a marijuana card precludes its owner from keeping and bearing arms. In the process, the panel threw out the First, Second, and Fifth Amendment rights. Rowan Wilson, …

2014 Idaho Law is a Blueprint to Nullify any New Federal Gun Control

While many gun owners and gun rights activists across the country are waiting fretfully in anticipation of President Obama’s eventual decision to issue executive orders for more gun control, his proposals would be practically worthless if more states enacted laws like Idaho did last year. In 2014, Idaho Gov. Butch Otter signed legislation into law …