TTAG Morning Digest: Creating a Hoplophobic Safe Space, Finding Common Ground and Popping a Popeye’s Robber

A safe space for snowflakes . . . Mount Holyoke Students Create ‘Alternative Space’ For Those Triggered By Gun Rights Speech Antonia Okafor, a black, female conservative and gun rights activist is scheduled to speak at Mount Holyoke College this week on the importance of women arming themselves. Her talk is titled, “Female Empowerment and […]

BREAKING: Attorney General Sessions Orders Investigation Into Lack of Prosecutions for Lying on Gun Background Check Forms

NBC is reporting that in the wake of the shooting in Sutherland Springs and the failure of the NICS system to flag the shooter three different times, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered an investigation into the background check system used during firearms purchases. Implemented following the passage of the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention […]

TTAG Daily Digest: The NRA Went All In, (Shot)Spotty Progress in Chicago and More of the Same in Florida

This should surprise precisely no one . . . Audit shows NRA spending surged $100 million amidst pro-Trump push in 2016 The National Rifle Association’s overall spending surged by more than $100 million in 2016, surpassing any previous annual NRA spending totals on record, according to an audit obtained by the Center for Responsive Politics. […]