Convenient Causation: Mayor Mike on NYC Suicides

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On his weekly radio appearance Friday, Mayor Bloomberg attempted to divert the conversation away from a series of tragic shootings in New York by linking his city’s low suicide rate…

Chief Dave Kolb: Not Letting Facts Get In His Way

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The Minnesota legislature is working on a bill which will, among other things, eliminate the “duty to retreat” before using deadly force in self-defense. Naturally this has the usual suspects…

Gun Rights v. Property Rights: Here We Go Again

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The Tennessee legislature is working on a bill (Senate Bill 3002/House Bill 3560) to prevent businesses and employers from banning lawfully possessed firearms in the cars parked in their parking…

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Thought At EIU: Logic Not a Prerequisite

There are logical arguments against allowing college students to exercise their natural, fundamental, and inalienable human, individual, civil, and Constitutional right to carry a concealed weapon on campus. Before firing-up…

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Virginia is for Gun (and Freedom) Lovers

The Los Angeles Times’ anonymous editorial writer (at least I couldn’t find attribution) thinks Virginia is making a big mistake. In fact the headline of the editorial is Virginia shoots…

OMG OMG! Missing Guns in Pennsylvania! OMG!

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The Brady Campaign is breathlessly (gotta run fast to dodge those falling chunks of sky) reporting that Pennsylvania Leads The Nation In Guns “Missing” From Gun Shops: “Newly released data…

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Quote of the Day: Cognitive Dissonance Edition

“Sen. Gould of Lake Havasu City has adjusted his previous bills over concerns expressed by Gov. Jan Brewer [above]. The new bill addresses concealed-carry permits, the posting of ‘no-gun’ signs…

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Inaccuaracies from the ATF? Say it Ain’t So, Joe!

Here at The Truth About Guns we have covered the ATF’s death spiral (well, I can hope) to a fare-thee-well. But for those who haven’t been paying attention, the ATF,…

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TTAG Turns Two: Krafft Edition

When I first ran across The Truth About Guns, I was ecstatic. Since I collect news stories for KeepAndBearArms.com finding TTAG meant that much less work for me. Robert and…

Krafft to WaPo on OGAM: I Don’t Think “Worked” Means What You Think it Means

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The Editorial Board of The Washington Post must be using a special dictionary. All the dictionarys to which I have access define the term “worked” as succeeded or accomplished, but…

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Shooting Holes in Uncivil Journalism

Rekha Basu of the Des Moines Register is awfully concerned about a proposed change to Iowa’s use of force statute. Currently, before using any kind of force in self-defense, you…

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Tristine Skyler’s Irrelevant Solution

Tristine Skyler has written a piece for HuffPo looking back on the Tucson shooting of more than a year ago. She hoists the bloody shirts of the victims and waves…