Roberts seems to hold key to case over New York City gun law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts appeared Monday to be the key vote in whether the Supreme Court considers expanding gun rights or sidesteps its first case on the issue in nearly 10 years. The court’s dismissal of the case would be a disappointment to gun-rights advocates and a huge relief to gun-control groups. […]

Justices take up gun case, though disputed law has changed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is turning to gun rights for the first time in nearly a decade, even though those who brought the case, New York City gun owners, already have won changes to the regulation they challenged. The justices’ persistence in hearing arguments Monday despite the city’s action has made gun control […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court unanimously adopts Commissioner Riley’s “gun sanctuary” measure, despite liberal protests

Montgomery County Commissioners Court unanimously adopts Commissioner Riley’s “gun sanctuary” measure, despite liberal protests

Image: Former Montgomery County Judge and State Representative Jimmie Edwards of Conroe read a proposed “gun sanctuary” resolution, which Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley authored and proposed at the Tuesday, November 19, 2019, Commissioners Court meeting. The resolution passed unanimously over the protests of liberals who spoke out against gun rights. The Golden […]

Guest Editorial: Commissioners Court continues to disappoint by failing to support law enforcement

Eric Yollick, Former Publisher, The Golden Hammer In “state of nature theory” within John Locke’s Second Treatise, government’s legitimate purpose is to provide law enforcement, to provide for the national defense, and, in some instances, to resolve private disputes which otherwise wouldn’t obtain resolution. Clearly, law enforcement and the national defense are government functions which decision […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Riley’s “Gun Sanctuary Resolution” good, but small, first step towards protecting gun rights, still requires Texas Legislature

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Montgomery County, November 17 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley has offered a “Resolution Declaring Montgomery County, Texas, a Gun Sanctuary County” as a proclamation for consideration during the Tuesday, November 19, 2019, Commissioners Court meeting. The resolution, which Riley himself clearly didn’t draft and which, in a […]

Hickenlooper proposes gun licensing and safety tests

DENVER (AP) — Presidential candidate John Hickenlooper, a democrat, says gun owners should have to be licensed and pass a safety test to own firearms. The former Colorado governor on Wednesday released a detailed gun control proposal, similar to that of presidential rival and New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker. The licensing proposal would only affect […]

Keough removes 30.06-30.07 stickers from Montgomery County Judge’s Office, stands for right to bear arms and against government overreach

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, January 13 – Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough, who came into office as a “reform conservative” only 12 days ago, has removed the 30.06-30.07 stickers on the front window of the County Judge’s Office, which liberal Craig Doyal had put on those windows. Those stickers ostensibly would prohibit “License-To-Carry” holders from carrying […]

Trump says Second Amendment won’t be repealed.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that the Second Amendment “WILL NEVER BE REPEALED” and called on voters to elect more Republicans in this fall’s congressional elections because the GOP “must ALWAYS hold the Supreme Court.” Trump’s statements came a day after retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens wrote in an essay […]

YouTube tightens restrictions on firearm videos

 SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — YouTube has tightened its restrictions on firearms videos. The video-serving network owned by Google is banning videos that provide instructions on how to make a firearm, ammunition, high-capacity magazines, and accessories such as bump stocks and silencers. The ban includes showing viewers how to install the accessories or modifications. YouTube […]

County government (finally) implements proper security procedures in Sadler Building

Conroe, September 26 – The Montgomery County government quietly succumbed to the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Texas on Friday, September 22, 2017, after this newspaper complained about the clear violation of citizens’ constitutional rights by the installation and operation of a metal detector at the front entrance […]