Springfield Armory Statement on IFMA’s SB-1657 Senate Deal and Carve-Out

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Springfield Armory has issued the following statement on their web site: Springfield Armory has always fought hand-in-hand with the NRA, NSSF, ISRA and many others for legislation that fiercely protects…

Illinois Gun Dealer Licensing: What It Might Look Like

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As you may have heard, Springfield Armory and Rock River Arms cut a deal with the Illinois Senate to avoid a licensing scheme. SB-1657 has passed the State Senate. If signed…

Springfield and Rock River Illinois Sell-Out: Picking up the Pieces

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The news of Springfield Armory and Rock River Arms selling Illinois gun dealers and gun owners down the river continues to spread among The People of The Gun. As it should….

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Oklahoma Looks Likely to Pass ‘Defensive Display’ Bill

The vast majority of defensive firearm uses involve the defensive display of the firearm…without ever pulling the trigger. In some states, it’s illegal to display a gun for defensive purposes…

Representative John Lewis to Moms Demand Action: Sit Down to Stand Up!

John Lewis is the U.S. Representative for Georgia’s 5th congressional district. He’s held the seat for 30 years. Speaking at today’s anti-NRA rally by Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America,…

Shannon Watts and Her Moms Protest at (Well, Near) the NRA Convention

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Shannon Watts vowed that her Moms will not be silenced. Toward that end they’ve arrived in force in Atlanta, storming the Georgia World Congress Center and getting in the faces…

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Mediaite Slams The Blaze Gun Giveaway (Fake News!)

medialite.com is as anti-gun rights as any mainstream media outlet. Actually, more. As evidenced by their headline In Other News, TheBlaze is Now Seemingly Handing Out Free Guns. True story. The Blaze is…

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Cleveland Gun Control Laws Struck Down by Appeals Court

Back in 2014 the city of Cleveland proposed some strict new gun control regulations. It read like a gun control activist’s Christmas wish list, including things like a “gun offender registry”…

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The Road to Atlanta: Gun Rights Progress in the Last 40 Years

I drove to the NRA Meeting in Atlanta this week.  I had been visiting family in Dallas, Texas, so it was only 800 miles. On the way, I reflected on the…

Statement From Springfield Armory CEO Dennis Reese Regarding IFMA’s Deal on Illinois Anti-Gun Legislation

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Read our earlier post here on the deal cut today by the Illinois Firearms Manufacturers Association (IFMA). In exchange for dropping its opposition to SB-1657, IFMA secured a carve-out from the bill’s…

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Springfield Armory, Rock River Arms Trade Opposition to Illinois FFL Licensing Scheme for Carve-Out

Earlier today, the Illinois State Senate passed bill SB-1657 by a one-vote margin. While its prospects are still unsure in the House, if signed by Governor Bruce Rauner, the new…

D’oh! CA Law Requires ‘Assault Rifle’ Registration, but State Registration Web Site Doesn’t Work

This seems about right. It appears that the dedicated public servants running the glorious operation otherwise known as the California state government hired the same people to build their “assault…