Police Union Calls For Open-Carry Ban Ahead Of RNC

“I don’t care if it’s constitutional or not at this point. They can fight about it after the RNC, or they can lift it after the RNC, but I want him to absolutely outlaw open-carry in Cuyahoga County until this RNC is over.”

A Colt M4 gun and a button that reads "I Vote - Proud Washington Gun Owner."

With fears of impending violence mounting on the eve of the Republican National Convention, the head of Cleveland’s largest police union called for Ohio Gov. John Kasich to temporarily ban the open carrying of guns as crowds of protesters and politicians arrived in town before the Republican National Convention. Stephen Loomis, president of

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Black Open Carry Activist Flees Death Threats After Dallas Police Wrongly Accuse Him Of Mass Shooting

A Time magazine reporter called the false accusations against Hughes ‘a story of everything that is wrong with race relations and policing in America today.’

Mark Hughes takes part in an interview at his attorney's office, Saturday, July 9, 2016, in Dallas. Hughes was mistaken early as a suspect by the Dallas Police Department after five police officers were killed in downtown Dallas Thursday night.

DALLAS --- One man says the Dallas Police Department put his life at risk by publicly naming him as a person of interest in the immediate aftermath of the worst mass shooting of police officers in U.S. history. Mark Hughes was an activist exerting his legal right to openly carry a rifle at the Black Lives Matter protest in Dallas where gunman

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Open Carry Activists At Protests: Good Or Bad?

No matter what your opinion of firearms in general is, the timeless saying that “The Second Amendment puts the teeth in the First Amendment” is true.

Black Panther Party

Beavercreek, Ohio (TFC) – Recently, there have been a number of demonstrations and events at which activists chose to openly display firearms for one reason or another. The practice has sparked a lot of debate within the activist community. Before delving into a subject like this it’s probably important to establish my personal practices regarding

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VIDEO: The Second Amendment Is Not Applied Equally To Blacks And Whites

Police officers need to be forced to respect the law, whether they are confronting armed Caucasians or armed African Americans. The law says, in most places, that the police do not have the exclusive right to be armed.

Do police officers treat African Americans legally open carrying firearms differently than they treat Caucasians? This video aimed to find out. First, it should be mentioned that in large numbers, African Americans can and have been shutting the police down while open carrying. The Huey P. Newton Gun Club in Texas is one great example, as were

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VIDEO: Police Handcuffed Tamir Rice’s Sister, Threatened To Arrest His Mother

Samaria Rice said that when she arrived at the scene of the shooting, she found her 14-year-old daughter handcuffed in the back of a police car. The girl was apparently handcuffed because she “refused to calm down” at the sight of her little brother just getting killed in front of her.

Reports: Cleveland, Ohio – All month, we have been reporting on the story of a young boy named Tamir Rice who was shot and killed by a police officer while playing in a park with a toy gun. As more details about the incident surface, the situation has become more and more disturbing than police initially described. This week, Tamir’s

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Starbucks CEO Requests Customers Leave Firearms At Home

Though it stops short of an enforced ban, many gun control advocacy groups applauded the decision as gun rights advocates denounced it.

Starbucks announced earlier this week that guns are no longer welcome in its cafes or in its outdoor seating areas. In an open letter posted on the company’s website as well as in the New York Times, the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal, Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks, asked customers to stop bringing guns into the company’s more than

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