The Mr. Potato Head Effect, Grading the Parties and Defending Self-Defense – TTAG Daily Digest

Why Gunmakers Would Rather Sell AR-15s Than Handguns Tactical Barbie dolls for adults . . . The popularity of the AR-15 style has been a coup for gunmakers. Not only are these firearms relatively easy to manufacture and higher-priced, they have the virtue of what Dionisio calls the “Mr. Potato Head effect,” allowing for endless consumer customization […]

Another Saturday in Trenton, Conservation Be Damned and Well-Armed Civilians – TTAG Daily Digest

The Mass Shooting Nobody Will March Against Almost no white people, no photogenic kids, shooters were gang members, one a convicted murderer…just another Saturday night in Trenton . . . In the pre-dawn hours yesterday, the nation experienced yet another mass shooting. One dead, 22 injured, including a 13-year-old boy. It took place at the […]

De-Platforming Guns, YouTube’s Change of Heart and 21 Savage Brandishes – TTAG Daily Digest

Credit service shuts down payments on all gun purchases Looks like the New York Post reads TTAG . . . Several gun-related businesses were suddenly — and without warning — disrupted in recent weeks when Intuit stopped processing credit card payments because sales were gun-related, The Post has learned. Some of the payments stopped didn’t […]

TTAG Daily Digest: NRA vs. Oregon, National Registration and Kamala Harris’s Priorities

NRA to Fight Oregon’s Semi-Automatic Firearm Ban Why does anyone need to hunt with a semi-automatic machine gun? . . . The National Rifle Association announced Thursday that it will challenge Oregon’s petition to ban assault weapons. Although Initiative Petition-43 has not yet been passed, the NRA released a press release disclosing the organization’s joint challenge with the […]

TTAG Daily Digest: The Parkland Clownshow Rolls On, Muslims’ Guns and Oberlin Pays Up

Retired Secret Service agent had warned Stoneman Douglas about security failures The term ‘sh!tshow’ doesn’t even begin to describe the school, the district or the Broward County Sheriff’s response . . . Two months before the massacre at Stoneman Douglas High School, a retired Secret Service agent warned administrators that the school could be vulnerable to a […]