Blue Force Gear Quote of the Day: The Funhouse Mirror World of the New York Times

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“(T)he NRA, in its own words, ‘doesn’t oppose the development of ‘smart’ guns, nor does it oppose the ability of Americans to voluntarily acquire them.’ Only in a New York Times editorial could you construe an…

Springfield Armory Daily Digest: Making the Difference, Shorting Gun Control, and a Record Rack

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Gun Owners ‘Made the Difference’ as Trump Wins White House – “’What happened Tuesday night was a reaffirmation that Americans can make the system work, and that this nation’s gun…

Springfield Armory Daily Digest: Appalling Education, Taking Comfort Where You Can, and More Guns Go Walkies

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OMG! Someone taught my son something that could save his life! OMG! Jacksonville mother upset after child taught NRA-affiliated gun safety program at elementary school – “A Jacksonville mom is…

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Springfield Armory Daily Digest: The Clown Contingency, the Spousal Suspicion, and Fun Without Guns

  What caliber for clown? Some Florida parents plan to arm themselves while going trick-or-treating over clown concerns – “Kimberly Kersey told Florida Today that she plans to carry a gun while…

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Extremists Don’t Respect First Amendment Rights Either

Betsy Riot, a new group of gun-hating vandals has popped up just in time for the elections.  Their mission:  trying to bully gun owners into the closet and to surrender…

Trump’s Would-Be Assassin Could Get 30 Years

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“A grand jury on Wednesday charged Michael Steven Sandford, 20, with disrupting an official function and two firearm possession counts, U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden said. Together, the charges could get him…

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NRA Dumps Dems

“For most of the last three decades, the NRA supported both Republicans and Democrats making bids for seats in federal elections, provided that the candidate paid proper fealty to its…

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Springfield Armory Auction of First Chris Kyle TRP to End Live at NRA

Are you headed to Louisville for the NRA convention and meetings? I just made it through security in less than two minutes. Running my G43 through the TSA only took about…

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NRA’s Chris Cox Punches Back at Obama’s Anti-Gun Opportunism

You have to give it to USA Today. In their editorial stance, the McPaper may be just one more predictably anti-gun mainstream media rag, but at least they devote some column…

Mother Jones: NRA General Counsel Robert Dowlut is a Murderer

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If you’ve been reading these pages in the last few months, you’re probably aware that the lefty magazine Mother Jones has been on its own anti-gun jihad of late. Apparently…

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Houston Schools to Eddie the Eagle: FOAD

“Two Houston school district principals have cancelled gun-safety presentations for their young students since learning the National Rife Association is involved,” chron.com reports. As Fergie would say, h-h-h-h-h-hold it. Who did the…

“With just 40 days before a federal court-ordered deadline to enact a law allowing public possession of firearms, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is holding fast to the notion that decisions about who may carry guns — and where — should be made at city hall, not by a statewide standard,” the AP reports. In other words, the crooks in Cook County want a carve-out. Yeah, well, screw you. Or, as NRA lobbyist Todd Vandermyde puts it (more diplomatically than I ever could) “How do you sit there and take this fundamental right and decide that it’s meted out by bureaucrats and then you have a different standard depending on what town you live in or travel through?” I think that was a rhetorical question. The real question: can Land of Lincoln gun rights advocates hold off any “compromise” bill that lets the Chicago machine continue to deny residents their Constitutionally protected right to keep and bear arms. Watch this space.

Illinois Concealed Carry Crippled by Cook County Carve-Out

“With just 40 days before a federal court-ordered deadline to enact a law allowing public possession of firearms, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is holding fast to the notion that decisions about who…

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