Are Guns a Good Investment?

Guns serve as many things for many people. Many Americans own guns for self-defense. Others own them for hunting, for competition or simply to collect. Similarly, others look at guns, at least to some extent, as a store of wealth or a long-term investment of sorts. But really, are guns a good investment? Consumer demand […]

Gun Lovers and LGBTQ People: More Alike Than We Think

“Shooting isn’t like any other hobby,” says Erin Palette, the founder of the LGBTQ-friendly firearms education network called Operation Blazing Sword. “Car people will talk your ear off, but they usually won’t say, ‘Hey, do you want to drive it?’ But, at practically any shooting range, shooters who catch you looking at their guns will […]

Is Your Local Gun Shop Helping or Hurting the Cause?

Over the last few years my involvement in the 2A community has been quite enlightening. One of the realities I have become more and more aware of is that our tendencies as human beings to engage in petty rivalries, competition, and back-stabbing is alive and well within the 2A community. While this really shouldn’t be […]

“They Hunt!”

A few years ago, a relative of mine was visiting his sister in a Midwestern college town. The sister and her husband have done well. They have two lovely children and would be considered upper middle class. The husband is an entrepreneur and a developer. The sister and kids are athletic. My relative is an […]

Nebraska’s New Football Coach Says No Recruits With Gun Pics On Their Social Media

The University of Nebraska’s new head football coach, Scott Frost, talks tough when it comes to evaluating potential prospects.  In order to recruit the right kind of players, he told the Omaha World-Herald that he will comb social media posts for character flaws. Among the factors that will disqualify a potential player from wearing Husker scarlet: […]

It’s Official: America Now Has More Guns Than People

We did it! According to a decade-long survey of gun ownership around the world, the United States now has more firearms than people, about 1.2 guns for every man, woman and child. It’s always appalled civilian disarmament types and their media stenographers that Americans love their guns so much, so expect this news – that America […]

Maj Toure Takes His Urban Gun Rights Campaign to Chicago

By now you’ve probably heard of Maj Toure. The Philadelphia-based gun rights crusader founded and runs Black Guns Matter. As Toure told TTAG last week, it’s BGM’s mission to preach safe, responsible gun ownership and Second Amendment rights to urban communities nationwide. Since he started BGM, Toure’s taken his road show to more than 40 […]