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Gun Owner Sean Blakley Says Landlord Is Evicting Him Over Firearms

A renter in St. Louis Park, Minn., claims that his landlord is giving him the boot over his lawful right to bear arms. Sean Blakley legally owns and stores several firearms in the room that he rents at a house with other tenants, but he keeps one of them loaded "for my protection," he told KMSP-TV in Minneapolis. That's... Continue Reading »

How to Store Guns Safely at Home

If you keep a firearm in your home, there are a number of precautions you can take to ensure its proper storage and safety -- particularly if you have children in the house. (Also because guns stolen from homes is a big problem these days.) It's essential to know how to securely store your weapon while also having ease... Continue Reading »

Idaho Planned Community, The Citadel, Would Require Everyone to Bear Arms

A group of online organizers and a gun company are planning to build a fortified city in Idaho called The Citadel, where every resident from age 13 and up would be armed with guns. The goal of the community is to "fiercely" protect the ideals of American liberty and to be prepared for catastrophe of any kind. According... Continue Reading »

Gun Safety at Home: Stolen Firearms a Big Problem, Statistics Show

As the issue of gun control dominates the political stage, gun safety at home should be on the minds of homeowners who keep firearms in their houses. There's reason to be vigilant: Stolen guns is a big problem. Statistics show an alarming rate of weapons being stolen during home burglaries -- and more often than not, they... Continue Reading »

Guns at Home: Do Neighborhoods' Firearms Permits Lower Property Values?

The Journal News' gun map highlighting the names and addresses of gun permit owners across New York's Westchester and Rockland Counties is not only calling into question the safety of those homeowners, but it has also sparked concerns regarding its effect on real estate values in such "gun-concentrated" areas. According... Continue Reading »

Gun Control Debate: Startling Statistic on Violence at Home Is Back on the Radar

Gun control has become a hot-button issue in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., and a researcher's startling statistic on gun violence in homes has re-emerged in the national debate. Arthur Kellermann, an ER doctor, prominent public health researcher and founder of the Department... Continue Reading »

Home in The Journal News Gun Map Targeted for Gun Robbery

A home in New York's Westchester County (pictured above) that was identified in The Journal News' infamous interactive map outlining gun permit holders last month was burglarized on Saturday, local TV station WDEF reported. The thieves' target? The homeowner's gun safe, officials said. The thieves reportedly used a... Continue Reading »

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