What the what?! Did we read that right? Yep, the usually NOT 2nd Amendment friendly 9th Circuit has said California CANNOT limit magazine capacity! Here’s a story by the Washington Post.https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/9th-circuit-ends-california-ban-on-high-capacity-magazines/2020/08/14/f77751cc-de52-11ea-b4f1-25b762cdbbf4_story.html Here’s a PDF copy of the actual response by the court.
Attorney General Alan Wilson filed a lawsuit with the South Carolina Supreme Court regarding a number of City of Columbia ordinances. “We have consistently advised for almost three decades, since 1991, that state law preempts local regulation of firearms. These ordinances clearly violate the state law that prohibits local governments from passing any gun laws… Read more »
In a letter to Columbia mayor Steve Benjamin dated December 3, 2019, South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson references S.C. Code of Laws (§ 23-31-510) which explicitly prohibits municipalities in the Palmetto State from passing “any ordinance that regulates or attempts to regulate … the transfer, ownership, possession, carrying, or transportation of firearms, ammunition, components… Read more »
The State newspaper recently ran an article about Richland County looking into creating gun ordinances. There was great discussion among the SC Carry board about this article. We decided it needed to be addressed. One of our board reached out to the reporter who wrote the article, and he did a follow-up article. Here is… Read more »
My thoughts on the El Paso and Dayton shootings: A very sad weekend. There were 20 killed and as many as 26 injured in a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas followed by another shooting about 16 hours later in Dayton Ohio, where another 9 people are killed and 26 more were injured. First, I… Read more »
Thank you to Dan Roberts, who brought this article to my attention today. Although this is not within the state of South Carolina, where our organization focuses our efforts, it could greatly affect all things firearms related if anything comes to pass with this legislation. This same legislation has been introduces twice previously. Please take… Read more »
The South Carolina Carry, Inc. (SC Carry) board of directors has added Dr. Anselmo Nuñez to the board of directors during their May board meeting. Dr. Nuñez was chosen to be added to the board for his dedication to firearms education, safety, belief in preserving firearms rights for law-abiding citizens, and executive leadership experience. A… Read more »
South Carolina Carry, Inc. (SC Carry) has planned an event to draw attention to ongoing efforts to enact open carry legislation in South Carolina for all law-abiding residents.
During his speech this morning, Mr. O’Rourke stated, “…we campaigned on this, that weapons, designed, engineered and sold to the United States military for the express purpose of killing people as effectively, efficiently, and in as great a number as possible, should not be sold any longer.”
Gun Owners of America Files Suit Against ATF’s Bump Stock Regulations