Evanston Gun Turn-In Nets 32 Firearms

The Evanston, Illinois Police Department held a gun turn-in on Saturday, offering $100 for any gun dropped off, no questions asked. People turning in guns had to identify themselves as being from a limited geographical area. They had to be residents of Skokie, Evanston, or the North side of Chicago. [ED: We have no idea why […]

2018 May NICS Background Checks Highest on Record

May 2018 set a new record for the number of National Instant Background Checks conducted by the FBI with a total of 2,002,992. The next highest May was in 2017, at 1,942,677. Before that, the next highest May was in 2016, at 1,870,000. Notice a trend? There were numerous predictions that President Trump would preside […]

Memphis Home Owner Uses AK-47 to Defend Against Two Attackers

Modern sporting rifles are effective home defense tools. They’re easy to use, have sufficient power and the capacity to handle multiple assailants with standard capacity, commonly available magazines. Case in point: this story from Memphis, Tennessee in which a homeowner got into a gunfight with two armed burglars. From wmcactionnews.com: “I see my house being […]

Understanding the Civilian Disarmament Mindset

There are a significant number of people in the United States who have chosen not to own firearms, and who want the government to ensure as many other Americans as possible are forcibly disarmed. They are a small, but vocal minority. To most people in the gun culture, this is an alien mindset. It’s worthwhile […]

Wyoming To Hold First Grizzly Bear Hunt in Decades

In the fall of 2018, the first legal, scheduled grizzly bear hunt managed by a state government will be held in Wyoming. Much of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) is in the state of Wyoming. Grizzly bear/human conflicts have escalated with the expanding grizzly population. In 2017, of the 56 known and probable deaths of […]

Gun Shops: We’re not all Dick’s

As the media onslaught pushing ever more severe restrictions on gun ownership and sales continues, the gun culture is fighting back. When Dick’s Sporting Goods stopped the sale of modern sport and utility rifles, especially AR-15s, a Houston area gun store and range took the opportunity to proclaim its independence and support for Second Amendment […]

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