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 the Constitution State rep declaring “My point? The New Year’s resolution of every Congressman and Senator should be to make sure 2016 is different.” Different meaning […]
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.
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 for the most radical and dangerous anti-gun ballot initiative in over 30 years. A title and summary is supposed to be a clear, unbiased analysis of […]
“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 fired a single shot. She then discovered the person was her daughter.” Too late. “Emergency medical crews took the daughter to a local hospital, where she […]
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 clicked on the link – don’t worry, he’s OK – and discovered the image above. Clicking on that link brings you here, where you can […]
“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 […]
NRA-ILA press release [via ammoland.com]: Fairfax, VA -(AmmoLand.com)- On December 16, Rep. David Cicilline [above, left] and 123 other Democrat members of the House of Representatives introduced H.R. 4269, the Assault Weapons Ban of 2015, a bill virtually identical to S. 150, introduced by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) in the Senate in 2013 . . .
“It is crystal clear to me that in every incident we have seen over the last decade; somebody knew something in advance of the situation. We have seen that in San Bernardino. So I would implore our community members . . . you have the real authority, you have the capacity to detect terror plots.” – Pasadena Police Chief […]
TTAG reader Kyle in Texas writes: This is ridiculous. The headline at news.yahoo.com reads Gun Necklace Worn By Trump Spokesperson on CNN Riles Up Viewers. I opened it up half expecting to see miniature plastic guns strung end to end around her neck and half not knowing what to expect. But here is the thing: there […]
By Brandon via concealednation.org William McKinley awoke early Saturday morning to his dogs barking at something outside. He never came back from his investigation. McKinley was found in his driveway with multiple stab wounds. Police theorize that McKinley went outside and confronted two suspects who broke into his car. Valerie McKinley says her dad owned a gun and had a concealed […]
I’m not the most technical of gun writers. My ballistic ignorance and general aversion to breaking down a gun is a source of constant wonder to Jon Wayne Taylor. Which is why I stick to political and personal defense stories, and take a long time to write gun reviews. Still, I like technical stuff. Human ingenuity is intriguing. So when […]
I’m fortunate enough to have a wide choice of handguns to carry on January 1 when Texas “allows” licensed open carry. I’ve narrowed my choice to four models [left to right, top to bottom, as above]: a Wilson Combat X-TAC Commander 1911, a Smith & Wesson 686, a GLOCK 19 and SIG SAUER P229 Legion Series. […]