Shanon Watts: “There’s Absolutely No Regulation of AR-15s in Texas. No Background Check Required.”

I’ve had intelligent conversations about gun control with rabidly anti-gun people. They can be reasonable and intelligent, analyzing new facts as they’re presented and sometimes even changing their opinions. But when they start the conversation believing false information, that discussion becomes unproductive to say the least. Misinformation and lies are the best way to ensure […]

2016 Gun Sales at 27.5 Million, Media Blames Gun-Crazed Minority

Despite economic uncertainty, Americans bought guns at a record pace in 2016. The FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) processed some 27.5 million inquiries. Each of those checks typically indicates the purchase of one or more firearms. Since December 1998, the FBI has processed over 253 million NICS queries. This recently released empirical evidence refutes […]

Blue Force Gear Quote of the Day: National Newspaper Discovers Criminals Don’t Comply With Gun Control Laws

“The FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) does not have a record for the name Todd Christopher Kohlhepp in relation to a purchase of a firearm. That is to say, it does not appear his name was presented to NICS for a background check by a federal firearms licensee.” – FBI spokesman Don Wood […]