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

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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”…

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

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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.”…

Hollywood Celebs Bid Farewell to President Obama. Your Turn!

In 12 days, President Obama will leave the White House for the last time, taking his civilian disarmament agenda with him. While we don’t know whether Mr. Trump will eye…

Fake Gun News of the Day: What Would “Most Survivors of Active Assault Situations” Say?

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Whether or not this become a new series, let me be clear about my definition of “fake gun news.” I consider “fake gun news” to be complete and utter BS presented…

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Question of the Day: Know Anyone Who Wants to Ban Guns?

“Ban guns. All guns. Get rid of guns in homes, and on the streets, and, as much as possible, on police,” Phoebe Maltz Bovy opines in a year-old essay at newrepublic.com. “Don’t sort the…

Florida to Remove Airports’ Gun-Free Zones?

“We need to review not only the question of whether people should be able to travel with their firearms even if they’re in checked baggage,” U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz…