Tag Archives: Carrying

Protesters block buses carrying illegal immigrants to Murrieta Border Patrol station

Protesters today blocked buses carrying around 300 illegal immigrants from entering the Murrieta Border Patrol station in California. The Desert Sun reports that “additional flights will arrive every three days as the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol tries to address the overcrowded facilities in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley, which has seen …
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Illinois Supreme Court Declares State’s Ban on Carrying Firearms Unconstitutional


In an unusually forceful and straightforward opinion in the case of People v. Aguilar, the Supreme Court of Illinois unanimously held that the state’s “comprehensive ban” on the “use of an operable firearm for self-defense outside the home” is invalid on its face under the Second Amendment.  The NRA had participated in the case with an amicus brief.
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Three Men ‘Illegally’ Arrested for Openly Carrying ‘Black Powder’ Pistols in Texas – Here’s Why They Are Willing to ‘Fight This All the Way to the Supreme Court’

Three people were reportedly arrested on Friday for openly carrying Civil War-era pistols during a pro-gun protest outside the Texas Capitol. Gun rights activists tell TheBlaze the arrests were unlawful as it is legal in Texas to openly carry a pre-1899 antique firearm.

Terry Louis Holcomb, 44, identified as a Huntsville-area pastor, and Scott Douglas Smith, 50, a military veteran from San Antonio, and Gary Hayes, a quadriplegic, were reportedly arrested by state troopers in Austin and charged with disorderly conduct, which is defined, by law, as an action with a firearm “calculated to alarm.”