TTAG on SHOT Show TV Talking National Reciprocity and the Hearing Protection Act

Between press conferences, exhibitor meetings, and snapping dog pics, RF and I took some time out this week to talk over the two major gun rights pushes currently in Congress…

“Brady” Urinal Screen at 2017 Shot Show

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There is not a conspiracy to put Brady urinal filters in the urinals at gun culture events. Just because they were at the Gun Rights Policy Conference held at the…

Appeals Court Strikes Down Chicago Ban on Gun Ranges

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Zoning laws are a peculiarly American way of legally barring people we don’t like from doing things we find aesthetically unappealing with their own property. Occasionally, though, one of these…

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Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DaVos: Guns OK in Schools Because Bears

“Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary, said during her Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday that local authorities should decide whether guns should be barred from American schools,” vox.com…

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Oregon Bans Guns, Knobkerries in State Workplaces

“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…

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MIT Student Jailed for Firearms Possession – And Nothing Else

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….