Mission Accomplished: Slide Fire Announces Shutdown

Slide Fire Solutions, the primary makers of bump fire stocks in the United States, has posted a notice on their site announcing plans to cease operations on May 20. The Texas-based manufacturer has been targeted by the media, politicians and gun control advocates since Stephen Paddock opened fire from the Mandalay Bay hotel on a […]

Effingham County Illinois Declares Itself a Second Amendment Sanctuary

We’ve been wondering when something like this would happen. Possibly taking their cue from California’s determination to flout federal immigration laws, Effingham County, Illinois, a downstate area of about 35,000 people an hour east of St. Louis, has declared that they won’t cooperate with the Chicago-dominated state legislature’s moves to restrict Second Amendment Rights. Declaring […]

Trump Administration ITAR Move Could Boost Exports for Gun Manufacturers, Reduce Taxes for Gunsmiths

A TTAG reader writes: One of President Obama’s last shots at the firearms community was the imposition of a huge financial tax on gunsmiths through a creative new interpretation of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As a result, you can’t even buy a chambering reamer today without registering with the Department of State Directorate of […]

Massachusetts High Court: Stun Guns Are Protected Under the Second Amendment

Massachusetts being Massachusetts, legislators there had passed a law banning stun guns. Why? Because they could and besides, why should Bay Staters have any more personal protection options than their elected representatives can possibly get away with prohibiting? Jaime Caetano was arrested for carrying a stun gun because she feared an abusive boyfriend. The Massachusetts […]

Citizens Push for Gun Rights in Ukraine

Ukraine is considering rights of self defense and the legal rights to own weapons. Since the breakup of the USSR, the Soviet Empire’s former client states have been struggling with numerous issues of law, including private property rights and self defense. Ukraine has little traditional law concerning the ownership of firearms. Current law, as such, consists […]

Weekend Pro-Gun Protests Drew Mixed, But Enthusiastic Crowds

An operation called the National Constitutional Coalition of Patriotic Americans organized pro-gun rights protests in various state capitols over he weekend, though some complained of poor communication. The protests were primarily promoted on the group’s Facebook page. As a result, the crowds were generally small. The Daily Beast took pleasure in calling the turnout “measly.” Still, […]

What Will Dick’s Do With Those Rifles and Magazines They Won’t Sell? They’re Destroying Them.

Dick’s Sporting Goods has announced plans to destroy the modern sporting rifles, magazines and accessories they pulled from their shelves in recent weeks. That’s the word from a corporate spokesperson asked about pallets of inventory removed from displays nationwide. The sporting goods dealer’s mouthpiece said the firearms would be destroyed at regional distribution centers and […]

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