TTAG Reader: I Bought More Than 80% of My Guns Without a Background Check!

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TTAG reader Mort wrote the following about his experiences with firearms-related background checks: “Well, I have purchased a few firearms over the years, including fairly recently– and yet, the last…

New York Times: Hey! Trump! Leave Them Background Checks Alone!

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In the immediate aftermath of the Ft. Lauderdale shooting, the mainstream media’s using the attack as a jumping-off point for recycling their usual pro-gun control arguments — regardless of their relevance….

Stupid Sh*T Anti-Gunners Say: Just Thought I’d Leave This Here

“I’ll be making fun of how stupid liberals are when it comes to guns” Nick the Sailor promises, “and how little they know which is why they can never get…

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Orlando Dems Introduce Florida ‘Assault Weapon Ban’

In the wake of the Pulse night club shooting last year Orlando Democrats are proposing an “assault weapons ban” law for the state of Florida. What’s interesting about this is…

President Obama: Chicago Is A ‘Strange Exception’ When It Comes To ‘Gun Violence’

After touting the nation’s generally low crime rate, President Obama called Chicago’s “gun violence” a strange exception. “I think there are a lot of factors around that,” Mr. Obama opines. An ABC edit…

Chinese ‘Gun Violence’ Revealed

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“The shooting of two government officials during a meeting Wednesday comes amid a rise in gun-related crimes in China, which has maintained a stringent, decades long ban on owning firearms,”…

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California Handgun Roster Down to 307 Semi-Automatic Pistols

The Calguns Foundation writes [via ammoland.com]: As we have before, we asked the DOJ for a copy of their Roster database, and in response, they sent us a spreadsheet export having…

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Texas Legislator Introduces Bill to Require Background Checks for Gun Sales at Gun Shows

With the new legislative session starting up in Austin, Texas comes a wave of new bills. Some are expected relaxations of the restrictions on Texans’ constitutionally protected right to keep…

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2016 Gun Sales at 27.5 Million, Media Blames Gun-Crazed Minority

Despite economic uncertainty, Americans bought guns at a record pace in 2016. The FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) processed some 27.5 million inquiries. Each of those checks typically indicates…

South Dakota Scores Second Highest Rate of Concealed Carry in the U.S.

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  At the end of November, 2016, South Dakota had a total of 96,227 active concealed carry permits. According to kelo.com, “Secretary of State Shantel Krebs says there were 30,029 concealed…

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Care2.com: 4 Gun Rights Advocates Who Were Shot by Guns in 2016

care2.com claims “38,495,178 members” and touts itself as “the world’s largest community for good.” I don’t think it’s very caring for a website appealing to touchy-feely do-gooders to run the…

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EU Bureaucrats Continue Efforts to Disarm Lawful Gun Owners

Reader John Dingell III writes: Well, Jean-Claude Juncker still rules Europe. The EU’s Commission, Parliament, and Council have now reached an agreement to strangle gun owners across the continent in new…