What to Do About Anti-Gun Police Groups? Defund Them!

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Broadly speaking, rank and file police in America support gun rights. After all, beat cops know a good guy with a gun might someday save their life, too. On the…

To My Mother the Anti-Gunner: Happy Mother’s Day

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I grew up the third of three sons, starving for attention, determined to do anything to get it. As my mother couldn’t or wouldn’t give me the love and support I craved,…

EDITORIAL: Can Springfield Armory and Rock River Arms be Trusted for the Long Haul?

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Springfield Armory has jumped into the gun rights fight in Illinois. They’re spending big bucks to stop SB-1657 — the very same gun control bill that they (and Rock River Arms) enabled by withdrawing…

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Editorial: Springfield Armory, Rock River Arms – Forgive But Don’t Forget?

As you probably know, the lobbying arm of Springfield Armory and Rock River Arms recently cut a deal with Illinois Senator Don Harmon to exclude the gunmakers from a licensing…

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EDITORIAL: What Did Springfield Armory and Rock River Arms Know and When Did They Know It?

Yesterday, both Rock River Arms and Springfield Armory severed ties with their own private lobbying group, The Illinois Firearms Manufacturers Association (IFMA). Both companies vowed to vigorously fight for gun…

Springfield and Rock River Illinois Sell-Out: Picking up the Pieces

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The news of Springfield Armory and Rock River Arms selling Illinois gun dealers and gun owners down the river continues to spread among The People of The Gun. As it should….

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Gun Owners! Don’t Get Arrested for This!

More than a few members of TTAG’s Armed Intelligentsia stash guns around the home (rather than home carry). As a Second Amendment absolutist, I’m not prepared to tell any American…

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Question of the Day: Do You Know Any Gun Registration Scofflaws?

Heres’s a bulletin: some Chicagoland Democrats look upon gun owners as scary, deplorable people. As such, it shouldn’t surprise anyone that here in the Land o’ Lincoln, we have gun…

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National Reciprocity Gets More Ink, But Passage Is Unlikely…For Now

Yahoo News teased a favorable article on national concealed carry reciprocity that ran at Al-Jazeera US. Gun rights activists have sought national reciprocity for some years now. Under President Obama, a…

Random Thoughts About the DOJ Payout to Pulse Victims

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After Sandy Hook, when Congress was considering “universal background checks,” Joe the Plumber declared “Your dead kids don’t trump my constitutional rights.” The comment, painfully true, played right into the hands…

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Proposed Executive Order Designating Certain Rifles for ‘Militia Purposes’

The faulty Fourth Circuit decision issued last week upholding Maryland’s Scary Gun Ban runs afoul of good jurisprudence. The ruling found that Second Amendment protections don’t extend to individuals who wish…

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It’s Complicated: My Love – Hate Relationship With Guns

Confession time: I hated guns since I was a small girl. While I’d never had a negative experience with a gun, my dad’s younger brother committed suicide via gunshot to…