Posts Tagged kansas

Kansas Lowers Age For Concealed Carry

From Bearing Arms:

On a 30 to 8 vote Wednesday, the Senate approved a bill to lower the minimum age to carry a concealed weapon from 21 to 18. It would also make valid in Kansas any concealed carry licenses from other states.

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Gun Owners of America Challenges NFA

From The Truth About Guns:

An appeal to the US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit was unsuccessful. The court let the lower court convictions stand. Now, however, with help from Gun Owners of America and the Gun Owners Foundation, Kettler has asked the US Supreme Court to hear his appeal.

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NFA Trumps Kansas Law


The 10th U.S. Circuit upheld the past convictions of Shane Cox and Jeremy Kettler, who had previously been found guilty of violating federal laws concerning the manufacturing and selling of suppressors. While the men used a defense that they felt at the time that they committed their crime that Kansas state law insulated them from prosecution by the federal government, the court in their 48-page ruling did not concur.

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Kansas Trying to Attract Firearm Manufacturers


Gov. Sam Brownback hopes that an increasingly firearm-friendly environment helps draw gun makers and jobs to the state.

During the last 18 months, the Brownback administration has been trying to lure gun makers to Kansas, urged on by conservative lawmakers who think that easing gun restrictions could make the state more attractive to manufacturers under legislative assault elsewhere.

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Kansas and Oklahoma Luring Firearms Manufacturers


A bill at the Oklahoma Legislature this upcoming session has set its sights on luring new gun manufacturers to the state by making Oklahoma-made weapons exempt from federal laws.

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