Editorial: Pistolization? Pistolize this!

Do you feel pistolized? Canadian sociology professor James Sheptycki created the term “Pistolization” to describe the phenomenon of a society that integrates hand guns into commonplace daily life. It’s a more elegant and pointy-headed way of describing a society that is devolving into the Wild West. Oh, did I say America? No, but Sheptycki did. “America” […]

New York City Declares Victory in War on Illegal Guns

As TTAG has reported, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has made gun control his “signature” issue. As with everything else involving politics timing is. Everything. Although Hizzoner’s campaign to “close the gun show loophole” has failed to gain traction anywhere save the mainstream media, that’s probably the point, really. Anyway, never mind. “Cops recovered 5,129 firearms from […]

Close the Colorado Gun Store Loophole?

As TTAG has pointed out previously, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns is acting like a dunk looking for his car keys under a streetlamp—because the light’s better. Their call to “Close the Gun Show Loophole” is the worst kind of political pandering. The kind that addresses a non-issue to pretend that […]

New York Gun Control Crusader [Not Shown] to Head Security Firm

Frederico Gebauer was New York Mayor Bloomberg’s go-to guy for gun control. As First Deputy Criminal Justice Coordinator, Gebauer helped develop the City’s Gun Courts. He was also the man behind Mayor Bloomberg’s national campaign: “Mayors Against Illegal Guns.” He nursemaided the nation’s first gun offender registration statute and litigation against gun dealers in five […]