‘Blended Learning’ No Longer Mandatory for NRA Basic Pistol Courses

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The National Rifle Association gave an early Christmas present to their handgun instructors last year, announcing a rollback of “blended learning” NRA Basic Pistol classes. Details of that rollback have…

NRA: Top 5 Books for Everday Gun Owners

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The NRA writes [via ammoland.com]: No matter how much you might know, there is always something new to learn, especially when it comes to firearms and gun culture. A few…

NRA: Top 6 Suppressor-Ready Pistols

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The NRA writes [via ammoland.com] There’s been a lot of noise about the use of firearm suppressors lately (ironic, huh?). With the Hearing Protection Act recently introduced to lawmakers, the movement…

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Katie Pavlich: Armed and Fabulous

Economist John Lott once observed that, statistically, a gun in the hands of a womanreduces the murder rate for women three to four times more than an additional man carrying…

Question of the Day: NRA New York Times Attack Ad Says Nothing About Guns. What Does That Say About the NRA?

Donald Trump promised to get rid of “gun-free zones” on day one of his presidency. Yes, well, ditching Bush the Elder’s Gun Free School Zones Act requires an act of Congress. So…

CPAC: Talk About Courts, Not Much on #2A Legislative Agenda

NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris Cox introduced Vice President Mike Pence at CPAC yesterday and presented the former Hoosier State Governor with the Charlton Heston Courage Under Fire award for the…

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NRA Declares #CounterResistance to Defend Trump Administration

National Rifle Association Vice President Wayne LaPierre is gearing up to launch a major counterattack on the so-called anti-Trump “resistance” in a speech before the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC)…

Dana Loesch to Dems: Embrace the Gun Vote or Keep Losing Elections

Fiery conservative Dana Loesch gave a speech to the Conservative Political Action Convention today, in which she warned Democrats that unless they embraced the legions of blue collar gun owners…

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Course Review: Rick’s Firearm Academy Michigan CPL Class

The rain was coming down in buckets that Saturday afternoon. A good thing, given that all of southeast Michigan was in a drought at the time. Still, it curtailed most…

Weingarten: NRA Ballot Amendment Will Diminish Members’ Power

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I’ve been pleased with the direction the NRA has taken in the last decade. As an organization, they’re more protective of our rights than they were in the 1980’s and…

Question of the Day: NRA Veep LaPierre Earned $5m+ in 2015. You OK With That?

As my father taught me, something is worth exactly what someone’s willing to pay for it. So there’s no question that NRA Vice President Wayne LaPierre was worth $5,110,985 in 2015. For…

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Constitutional Carry Bill in Kentucky Pulled from Consideration

SB 7 is the Constitutional/Permitless carry bill in the Kentucky legislature for 2017.  It was moved to the Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection committee.  The NRA-ILA is reporting…