The more recent loophole was for people to apply for a non-resident Arizona permit which was being honored by Nevada. Now, Nevada has removed Arizona as well, from its list of honored state permits. Nevada essentially has shown that they will honor permits from states who require similar training standards in order to obtain the […]
Each state gets to decide if they are going to issue Concealed Weapon Permits to their citizens. Then of course they get to decide what they are going to require people to do in order to apply for and obtain that permit. This varies so much from
This is why the State of Utah has outlined in the State Statute that concealed carry training classes must be held in person. No digital training is allowed. If someone offers you a digital format of a Utah CCW class turn them and their web
On September 11th, 2012 the Utah Department of Public Safety announced a new online interface to facilitate the online renewals of Utah Concealed Carry Permits. The new system makes it easy for a
An important provision of federal law, intended to protect the right of law-abiding gun owners to transport firearms throughout our nation, has been ignored by anti-gun local officials and effectively gutted by the courts.
House Bill 395 has been signed into law. This new bill amends a few laws directly relating to concealed carry permits and the transfer of firearms. Lets start with 53-5-704 which clarifies the entire CCW program from applications, renewals, denials, and instruction credentials.
If you are a stickler for verbage than you might have been following recently passed House Bill 117. House bill was signed on March 16th by the Governor. It simply changes the word “sawed-off” to “short barrel” in 76-10-501 and 76-10-504. Here is the exact change in context: “Firearm” means a pistol, revolver, shotgun, short […]
House Bill 129 has passed both houses of the Utah legislature. This a a great step in the right direction for gun owners in Utah. You shouldn’t have to identify what type of crime an intruder intends to commit before taking some action. This doesn’t change any of the justifiable force laws that dictate when […]
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, based in Missouri, rejected an appeal brought by Joaquin Bravo Flores, who was charged with possessing a firearm. Agreeing with the 5th Circuit, the court concluded that the protections of the Second Amendment do not extend to undocumented immigrants.
This news story has made me think a little about private sales of firearms. Let me put forward the following recommendations to those of you who are considering selling a gun privately: