Florida GOP Firing Legislative Blanks – Will 2018 Be a Repeat of 2017’s Defeat?

While Florida’s sixty-day regular legislative session won’t begin until January 9 the honorable Senator from Florida’s 23rd District, Greg Steube (R), has again introduced an open carry bill (SB 148) and a number of other pro-Second Amendment measures. In a GOP-controlled state, prospects for the bills should be good. But already there’s trouble brewing in […]

Gun Owners of America’s Open Letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: Quit the NICS Fix, Do This Instead

Dear Senator McConnell: The White House, Senate, and House are all in Republican control, in part, because of significant help from the Second Amendment community. Few would argue that. A little over a month ago, it appeared that Congress would pass legislation long desired by gun owners: concealed carry reciprocity, the Hearing Protection Act, restoring […]

NBC: “Gun Violence” Costs $2.8 Billion Per Year (As Opposed to $1 Trillion Saved by DGUs)

In the video below, NBC News reveals the “astronomical health care costs of gun violence.” According to the report, “gunshot injuries cost Americans $2.8 billion per year.” The soft spoken narrator somehow forgets to put that stat into perspective. Setting aside questions of [monetary] inflation, I refer gun truth-seeking readers to a 2012 article by […]

The Trace’s Gun Quiz: Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics

The Trace’s “about” page describes the website as an “independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit journalism startup dedicated to shining a light on America’s gun violence crisis . . .We rely on generous readers to ensure we have the resources required to fulfill our mission.” It’s a bald-faced lie . . . The Trace is owned, operated and […]

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