Number of Carry Permits in the US Tops 15 Million in 2017

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In July, 2016, the number of concealed carry permits in the United States was over 14.5 million and was growing rapidly during the election year. It’s now over 15 million, and likely…

Constitutional Carry Bill Killed by Louisiana House Committee

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HB 68 (constitutional carry) was killed in the Louisiana House Committee on Criminal Justice in an 8-5 vote. The vote wasn’t recorded, so we don’t know who voted which way. There…

Texas Constitutional Carry R.I.P.

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Rachel Malone of Texas Firearms Freedom writes: After a season of plot twists, Constitutional Carry in Texas is dead. Activists fought hard, as did the few legislators who took a stand…

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The Road to Atlanta: Gun Rights Progress in the Last 40 Years

I drove to the NRA Meeting in Atlanta this week.  I had been visiting family in Dallas, Texas, so it was only 800 miles. On the way, I reflected on the…

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Michigan Marches in Support of Second Amendment

  Michiganders gathered in the capital city of Lansing on Wednesday to show their support for the right to keep and bear arms. The seventh annual Second Amendment March, organized…

National Reciprocity and the NRA: The Battle Begins!

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President Trump is due to address the National Rifle Association convention this weekend. There’s no doubt that he’ll get a standing ovation for, well, lots of things. But especially his…

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With Friends Like These – NC Constitutional Carry Bills ‘Completely Irresponsible’

James W. Currin, of Wilmington, North Carolina is a staunch supporter of both the NRA and the Second Amendment. Just ask him. Or you can read his recent letter to…

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Texas Constitutional Carry: The Saga Continues!

Rachel Malone of Texas Firearms Freedom writes: Constitutional Carry in Texas is being spun out like an episodic drama. Depending on your news source, you may be hearing that it’s…

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Louisiana Puts Constitutional Carry in Play

Current Louisiana gun law recognizes residents’ right to carry a firearm openly, but requires a permit to carry concealed. The second part of that equation could change. From wafb.com: House Bill 68 by…

Alabama Senate Passes Constitutional Carry

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The Alabama legislature is moving toward passing constitutional carry. The bill, SB 24, has passed the Senate, 26 to 8 on Tuesday. The bill would enforce the Alabama constitutional amendment…

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BREAKING: Texas Constitutional Carry Heading for the House?

Rachel Malone, founder of Texas Firearms Freedom (and TTAG Gun Hero of the Day), tells us that Open Carry remains stuck in development hell. The Chairman of the Homeland Security and Public Safety…

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Presenting The Honor Roll of States that Protect the Rights of Travellers

The prediction from TTAG’s own Second Amendment Coalition member John Boch that Democratic Party intransigence will keep even the slightly watered-down Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill proposed in the Senate from passage this year is disappointing…