George Zimmerman Was One of Josh Sugarman’s Concealed Carry Killers. Or Not.

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Josh Sugarmann, Executive Director of the Violence Policy Center is experiencing full panty torqueage again. And he’s lying. Again. He’s jumped on the runaway anti-gun bandwagon with  a piece for…

Brady Campaign Prez: Right to Carry = More Trayvon Martin Shootings

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Brady Campaign Vice-President Dennis Henigan is once again presenting a carefully woven fabric of undulating lies, half-truths, misstatements and outright fabrications. He somehow has linked the recent court decision in…

Journalists Living In Glass Preconceptions Shouldn’t Throw Stones

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Gary Stein of the Florida SunSentinel.com casts aspersions at the logical ability of some of his correspondents. He throws out some examples from Republicans, conservatives and members of the Florida…

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More Gun Laws to Prevent Accidental Shootings. Or Something.

Friday March 16th‘s Seattle Times had four letters to the editor, all of which were about the tragedies of three accidental child shootings in recent weeks. The first and last…

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Nag, Nag, NYAGV

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence are all in favor of microstamping because this time their horrendously expensive and completely useless gun tracking database will work. Really it will. Having finally…

What’s Next for Gun Rights? Respect for Settled Law, Maybe?

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National Review Online covers a recent  forum hosted by the Fordham Urban Law Journal on where gun rights legal issues are going to be headed in the post-Heller and McDonald world….

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Open Carry: Tactical or Strategic?

Like so many religious arguments (revolver vs. semi-auto, AR vs. AK vs. FAL) the concealed vs. open carry debate arouses strong feelings and passionate discourse all around. So I’m going…

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WaPo Comes Out Against Woolard v. Sheridan Ruling

The Washington Post has weighed in on the Woollard  v. Sheridan ruling and, surprise, surprise, surprise, they’re against it. That’s the recent Maryland Supreme Court ruling that the state can’t…

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Seniors and Guns: Goldilocks Gun Control

A friend of mine describes the antis’ crusade against specific guns as “Goldilocks” gun control.  This is the idea that some guns are too big (“vest busters”), some guns are…

Lies, Damned Lies and Washington CeaseFire’s Statistics

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Washington CeaseFire (or maybe CeaseFire Washington, I’ve seen it both ways) has just spent $50,000 buying bus ads touting various anti-gun messages and, as we’ve mentioned, they’re oh so full…

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Dennis Henigan on Chardon: Clockwork Edition

RF has already tackled Denis Hennigan’s Huffington Post post-Chardon shooting polemic. But as TTAG’s resident fact check guy, I couldn’t resist adding my .02 . . . As RF pointed…

I’m sure we’ve all heard the plaintive cry from the “practical,” weak-kneed compromise apologists: I know XYZ isn’t the best bill/ law/candidate but if we don’t support it/him/her we’ll get something/someone even worse. You hard-liners/gun-nuts are so unreasonable! A-yup; unreasonable is a pretty darned good way to describe me. Indeed I have written on this subject before and I undoubtedly will again until the Second Amendment (and the rest of the Bill of Rights) is treated as if it were actually the law of the land instead of a laundry-list of items the police state has to tiptoe around (or just stomp right through as the so often do) . . .

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Sometimes the Good is the Enemy of the Perfect

I’m sure we’ve all heard the plaintive cry from the “practical,” weak-kneed compromise apologists: I know XYZ isn’t the best bill/ law/candidate but if we don’t support it/him/her we’ll get…