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 […]

Guns And Alcohol: When and How They Mix

It’s been a while since I’ve written here at TTAG. In fact it’s been well over a year since my last post. But I am happy to in form you that I’m back for a weekly column that I’m tentatively calling “Shots Reported,” and for good reason. One of the things I’ll be doing is […]

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 […]

TTAG Gun Hero of the Day: Steven Crowder

We’ve noted Steven Crowder’s ‘I’m Pro-Gun: Change My Mind’ efforts in the past. The Canadian expat and conservative commentator sets up a table and a few cameras on a college campus, advertises his pro-gun stance and then opens himself up to all comers. The ensuing exchanges go pretty much as you’d expect. He talks calmly […]

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 […]

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