Oregon Bans Guns, Knobkerries in State Workplaces

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“Oregon officials have banned state employees from carrying weapons in the workplace unless they’re needed for their jobs,” statesmanjournal.com. “The move caused consternation Thursday among Republican leaders in the Legislature.” Consternation? Did…

National Reciprocity…Why Not?

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Jeff Knox of  FirearmsCoalition.org writes [via Ammoland.com] If the hype of the anti-rights crowd and their friends in the media is true, all Americans are on the verge of being gunned down…

MIT Student Jailed for Firearms Possession – And Nothing Else

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After a tip from a fellow student, MIT campus cops found a rifle, pistol and a “large-capacity ammunition magazine” in 23-year-old Texan and MIT student Angel De La Cruz’s dorm room. They arrested…

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FL Firefighter Who Answered Door With Gun Cleared Under ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law

In March of last year, Miami-Dade Fire Captain Nick Marian of Miami Shores, Florida, answered a knock at his door and the ringing of his doorbell. He lives in a…

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NRA Influence: Winning? Just Thought I’d Leave This Here

Our good friends at thetrace.org cobbled together this graphic — and the one below — to illustrate the nefarious influence of the NRA, and urge gun control advocates to take…

NYT Surveys ‘Experts’ About Gun Control, Forgets the Gun Experts

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The New York Times published a piece purporting to illustrate which gun control proposals would prevent the most deaths, and their popularity with the general public. To create their graphic, the Times asked “experts”…

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Trump Attorney General Nominee: “I Believe in Background Check Laws”

Yesterday’s confirmation hearing for Senator Jeff Sessions was something of a circus. Somewhere between the various outbursts from protesters and accusations of racism there was time for a handful of actual policy questions….

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Support for Campus Carry Increases in Georgia

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is trumpeting the results of their latest poll indicating that 54% of Georgia voters oppose allowing concealed carry on previously gun-free college campuses with only 43% supporting….

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The Truth About Firearms Purchased Without a Background Check

TTAG reader DonS takes a look at Colorado’s “universal background check” stats: Prior to 31 March 2001, Colorado was like most other states in that private party transfers (PPTs) did not require…

Pittsburgh Presbyterian Church: Ban “Assault Weapons”, .50 cal. “Sniper Rifles, and “Armor-Piercing” Handgun Ammo

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Rob Morse writes [via ammoland.com] The Presbyters of Pittsburgh of the Presbyterian Church, USA, have demanded that the Pennsylvania legislature ban all “assault weapons”, .50 cal sniper rifles, and armor-piercing handgun…

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Post Ft. Lauderdale Gun Control Proposals: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

In the wake of the recent shooting incident at the Ft. Lauderdale airport, the usual mainstream media outlets and politicians are circulating a flurry of new gun control proposals. Instead…

The Argument Against The Hearing Protection Act

“The federal government has strictly limited the sale of firearm silencers for as long as James Bond and big-screen gangsters have used them to discreetly shoot enemies between the eyes.”…