Bill to legalize CBD oil in Indiana suddenly transformed into gun bill instead

Bob SegallPublished: Mar 10th, 2018 - 7:56am (EST)Updated: Mar 10th, 2018 - 2:16pm (EST)INDIANAPOLIS -- Few lawmakers expected the vote to be unanimous. But it was.In late January, the Indiana House of Representatives voted 93-0 to pass HB 1214, a bill that would legalize CBD oil for thousands of Hoosiers who say they desperately need …

Federal law clearly prohibits anyone who consumes cannabis—for any reason, and regardless of state legality—from purchasing a firearm

Surrender Your Guns, Police Tell Hawaiian Medical Marijuana PatientsBruce Barcott   November 27, 2017The Honolulu Police Department has sent letters to local medical marijuana patients ordering them to “voluntarily surrender” their firearms because of their MMJ status.This may be the first time a law enforcement agency has sought out state-registered medical marijuana patients and ordered them …

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 may see gun-free school zones become a thing of the past with new Republican bill

Brandon Morse Jan 6, 2017 7:00 pm Statistics show that gun-free zones just do not work. Over seven years, 92% of mass shootings have occurred on gun-free zones, and some of these locations have been schools. It’s an occurrence that some schools, like one elementary school in Texas, are looking to put a stop to …

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 …

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, …

Appeals court upholds ban on gun sales to medical marijuana card holders

Published August 31, 2016 Associated Press   A federal government ban on the sale of guns to medical marijuana card holders does not violate the 2nd Amendment, a federal appeals court said Wednesday. The ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals applies to the nine Western states that fall under the court's jurisdiction, …

The following issues are being addressed by "Take Back Kentucky"

    Take Back Kentucky Legislative Action Alert Oppose: Senate Bill 245 – REAL ID 3/1/2016 Call 1-800-372-7181 Sponsor(s):                 E. Harris Status:                        Feb 29 Introduced Committee:                N/A yet, will go to Senate Transportation Timeframe:                 Committee meets every Wednesday @ 9AM in Annex Room 154. We suspect they may try and fast-track this bill and hear …

Kentucky Bill Would Direct Legislature to Block Enforcement of Federal Gun Control

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 8, 2016) – A bill introduced in the Kentucky House would make it the express duty of the state legislature to prevent implementation of unconstitutional federal gun laws. Passage of the legislation would represent a small first step toward protecting the right to keep and bear arms in the Commonwealth. A coalition …

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 …