Columbia, SC Police Chief Holbrook: Open Carry Puts Officers in Danger

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William H. “Skip” Holbrook (above) is the Chief of the Columbia Police. Writing for thestate.com, Chief Holbrook wants the citizens under his protection to know that “the right to bear arms…

Open Carry at the NRA Meeting 2017

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For the last three NRA Annual Meetings, open and concealed carry have been legal and practiced on the premises. In 2015 it was in Nashville. 2016 was Louisville, Kentucky. In the…

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

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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…

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Michigan Marches in Support of Second Amendment

  Michiganders gathered in the capital city of Lansing on Wednesday to show their support for the right to keep and bear arms. The seventh annual Second Amendment March, organized…

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Nebraska Preemption Bill Very Much in Play

Nebraska’s preemption bill has moved forward in a significant way. Bill LB68 was voted on by the Government, Military, and Veterans Affairs committed and passed 33 – 11. The Nebraska legislature…

Presenting The Honor Roll of States that Protect the Rights of Travellers

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The prediction from TTAG’s own Second Amendment Coalition member John Boch that Democratic Party intransigence will keep even the slightly watered-down Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill proposed in the Senate from passage this year is disappointing…

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A Rare Win: Connecticut ‘Show Your Papers’ Bill Defeated

Second Amendment supporters won another victory, this time in Connecticut. On Thursday, HB6200 was defeated. The bill would have required individuals who open carry handguns to present permits to law…

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Motherboard’s ‘Mandatory Carry’ Fail – Contest Entry

(This post is an entry in our spring content contest. If you’d like a chance to win a Beretta APX pistol, click here for details.)  By Bobiojimbo Vice.com has published several pro-gun control articles…

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Florida Contemplating Open Carry Decriminalization

Gun owners expected positive things when they elected Republican Greg Steube to the Florida state senate. Senator Steube has rewarded their fair by introducing a number of gun law reform…

Constitutional Carry Advances in South Carolina

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Constitutional Carry is on the move in South Carolina. On March 9th, H. 3930, a passed the Judiciary Constitutional Laws Subcommittee. On 21 March, it passed the full committee by a vote…

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Did Texas Open Carriers Stop An Armed Robbery? Defensive Gun Use of the Day

There are two accounts recorded of the incident pictured above. [Link to video] It happened on 12 March, in Tyler, Texas. One account is from the eye witness who captured…

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Random Thoughts About Denny’s Dallas 30.07 ‘No Open Carry’ Signs

On a Saturday morning in Dallas, Texas, my daughter and I decided to eat breakfast at a nearby Denny’s. On the way in, I noticed the restaurant had posted a 30.07…