CT Senator Chris Murphy Ushers in New Year with 147 Anti-Gun Rights Tweets

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Click here to see a slide show of Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy’s firearms fatality-oriented “year in review” Tweets. We’re talking 147 images. SPOILER ALERT! Murphy’s social media binge ends with…

Happy New Year from the NRA! [VIDEO]

The NRA has a sense of humor? Who knew? We know. Now. Happy New Year to all the folks at the NRA doing what they do to defend and extend American’s natural, civil and Constitutionally protected right to keep and bear arms. The fight never ends.

The NRA has a sense of humor? Who knew? We know. Now. Happy New Year to all the folks at the NRA doing what they do to defend and extend…

Chicago Aviation Officer Active Shooter Plan: Run and Hide!

By Brandon via concealednation.org

Filed under ‘things we will never understand’, a reader sent us the above news clip that discusses the day in a life of an aviation officer at Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway airports. The recipe: sworn law enforcement officers who can’t carry firearms and are told to run and hide in the event of an active shooter situation or terrorist attack . . .

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By Brandon via concealednation.org Filed under ‘things we will never understand’, a reader sent us the above news clip that discusses the day in a life of an aviation officer…

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Defensive Gun Use of the Day: Milwaukee Felon in Possession Edition

July 26th, 2015, Milwaukee, outside a bar. One man attacked another. The man who was attacked defended himself by shooting the attacker, who died at the scene. The Milwaukee prosecutor…

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BREAKING: CA AG Issues Title and Summary for Gun Control Ballot Initiative

Firearms Policy Coalition press release: Minutes ago, the rabidly anti-gun California Attorney General Kamala Harris — and longtime San Francisco liberal buddy of Gavin Newsom — issued the title and summary…

Guns for Beginners: Three Ways to Avoid Shooting The Wrong Person in Your Home At Night

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“The woman was asleep in her bed and thought she heard an intruder enter the house,” orlandosentinel.com reports. “She told police she heard the person quickly approaching her, so she…

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Texas Authorizes Carry of Personally Owned Firearms on All Texas Military Department Installations

A TTAG reader writes: I thought this news might interest you if you haven’t seen it. Right along with open carry starting seven hours from now, I got word that…

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2015 TTAG Reader’s Choice for Best New Optic: Vortex Strike Eagle

It’s an unfortunate fact of life that we can’t get to every cool new product every year. Some fall through the editorial cracks, much like the Vortex Strike Eagle has. That…

Housekeeping: Should We Take Down Our Suicide Prevention Lifeline Hotline Widget?

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If you look at the bottom right hand corner of TTAG’s home page you’ll see a widget for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. We included it because why not? DrVino…

“Nearly 6,000 police officers — hundreds of them with long guns, radiation detectors and bomb-sniffing dogs — will be guarding New York’s Times Square as a year punctuated by terrorist attacks draws to a close,” nbcnews.com reports. “The NYPD and the FBI unveiled plans to protect the more than 1 million people who will throng to the Crossroads of the World on New Year’s Eve — including multilayered checkpoints and a new 500-member Critical Response Command of elite counterterrorism cops launched two months ago. ” Show us your papers! Like this . . .

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This is What Happens to a Disarmed Populace: Times Square As A Militarized Zone Edition

“Nearly 6,000 police officers — hundreds of them with long guns, radiation detectors and bomb-sniffing dogs — will be guarding New York’s Times Square as a year punctuated by terrorist…

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Sign of the Times? Texas Open Carry One Day Away

When Texas passed the shall issue concealed carry law in 1995, part of the deal concerned how people would be notified that a business did not allow concealed carry on…