Texans Still Know That Guns Don’t Kill People, People Do – Quote of the Day

“The tragedy at the Santa Fe school south of Houston changed few opinions among Texas voters about gun control. Support for gun control in general is down slightly, while support for background checks for all gun buyers is virtually unchanged.” – Quinnipiac Poll assistant director Peter Brown in Santa Fe shooting likely didn’t change Texans’ views […]

TTAG Daily Digest: B of A’s Last Time, Armed in the Burbs and Operators Get a New Caliber

Bank of America promises Remington will be last semi-automatic gunmaker to get bailed out by bank We really mean it this time . . . Amidwidespreadcriticism for seemingly violating its pledge to stop financing companies that manufacturer military-style firearms for non-military and non-law enforcement use, Bank of America released a statement on Thursday saying that its commitment […]

TTAG Morning Digest: ChiCom Small Arms, Social Network Sales and The Punisher’s Stance

The ChiComs are building their small arms around four different 5.8mm rounds . . . China Is Now Making Some of the Most Powerful Guns on the Planet China’s People’s Liberation Army has traditionally relied on foreign and Communist bloc weapons manufactured in China under license—or not. Now, however, as the PLA undergoes an unprecedented […]

Quote of the Day: Police Need to Determine Who Can and Can’t Carry Guns

“This bill will eliminate the state’s long-standing permitting system and prevent local law enforcement from making important determinations that help keep guns out of dangerous hands.” – Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Police Commissioner Joseph Plaia in More states are allowing people to carry concealed handguns without a permit [via washingtonpost.com]

BREAKING: Florida Open Carry Dead?

A TTAG reader who wishes to remain anonymous writes: I just got off the phone with Senator Greg Steube’s office. Tomorrow is the Judiciary Committee meeting. The open carry bill, SB 140, is not on the agenda. The Senator’s legislative assistant Alex Blair stated that the good Senator will not place it on the agenda for […]

United States Concealed Carry Association: Open Carry Doesn’t Work

After the video of an Arizona thief stealing an open carrier’s firearm hit the ‘net, all the armed open carry naysayers came out of the woodwork to say nay. Their crusade plays straight into the hands of the antis — this is why you can’t have nice things. Equally, these anti-open/concealed carry-only gun owners are using the same sorts of “arguments” […]

What Could Possibly Go Wrong? – 9mm Earphones Edition

   My job takes me all over eastern Washington and north-central Oregon. This is gun-friendly country, even though the particulars of my contracts make it a PITA to tool up when work takes me there. While gassing up in Umatilla, Oregon recently, I noticed these cartridge-styled earbud headphones. For a measly $12 you apparently get both […]