Bump Fire Stock Ban: DOA?

Congress’ deadly dereliction of duty: Republicans are blocking action on bump stocks, which let semiautomatics fire continuously. That’s the headline at nydailynews.com. The anti-gun rights daily reader reckons . . . As the nation absorbed the insanity that civilians not only can buy weapons of war, but can equip them with bump stocks that allow […]

New Sandy Hook Elementary School: Safer By Design or Security Theater?

“Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, the site of the 2012 shooting that killed 20 children and six adults, has been rebuilt by architects Svigals + Partners to incorporate the latest anti-terror measures,” dezeen.com reports. “Working alongside the traumatised community of Newtown, Svigals + Partners designed the outside of the school to include a long walkway through a rain garden, […]

IMI Systems Quote of the Day: Shannon Watts Has An Unhealthy Obsession With the NRA – Enter to Win 1000 Rounds of IMI 9mm Ammo

“NRA Carry Guard proves that for the NRA’s leadership, no idea is too absurd, reckless or depraved. For years, NRA lobbyists have pushed to allow guns for anyone, anywhere, anytime — no questions asked. Now they’ve figured out how to profit from gun owners concerned about being accused of murder. Carry Guard is just more […]

The Democratic National Committee: We Reject Donations from the “Gun Lobby”

TTAG tipster DrVino is on the moveon.org hit mailing list. He received the following colorful communication: More than 20,000 people signed a petition by MoveOn member Sandy Phillips—whose daughter, Jessi, was slaughtered in the Aurora, Colorado theater massacre in 2012—asking the DNC to reject donations from the gun industry. This weekend—the DNC, the governing body of the […]

Question of the Day: How Do We Get More Than 3m People to Carry a Gun Everyday?

“We estimate that nine million US adult handgun owners carry loaded handguns monthly,” The American Journal of Public Health concludes in its report Loaded Handgun Carrying Among US Adults, 2015. “Three million do so every day, and most report protection as the main carrying reason. Proportionally fewer handgun owners carry concealed loaded handguns in states […]

TTAG Daily Digest: They Really Do Want Your Guns, Harvey Still Hates the NRA and Gun Rights are Women’s Rights

Remember, no one wants to take away your guns . . . Former Obama Senior Adviser Comes Out and Says the US Should Do Gun Confiscation Dan Pfeiffer, former senior adviser to former President Barack Obama and co-host of a podcast called “Pod Save America,” wrote his detailed plan to solve mass shootings like the recent one […]

Former ATF Agent to NRA/Congress: Don’t Blame Bureau for Bump Fire Stocks, We Can’t Ban Them, Here’s What You Have to Do . . .

Michael Bouchard (above) is mad as hell at the NRA, or as his letter to Congress calls them “some [who] attempt to cast blame on ATF for not banning devices like the ‘bump slide’ used in the Las Vegas shootings.” The ATF’s former Director of Field Operations and current head of the Association for Former/retired ATF […]

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