TX Open Carry Demonstrators Charged with Disorderly Conduct

“The three men behind an ‘open carry demonstration conducted outside of a San Antonio Starbucks are each facing charges of ‘disorderly conduct’ because some observers reportedly complained about the stunt,” theblaze.com reports, deploying air quotes with sarcastic abandon. I say judge for yourself. Read the statute by clicking here or making the jump. It’s no surprise to […]

Ohio Gun Rights Advocates Overtake MAIG Rally

“It was a rally organized by gun-control supporters, but by the end, it looked more like an NRA rally.” Now there’s a lead you don’t read everyday. Suffice it to say, the mainstream media’s been a little gun-shy about reporting the fact that MAIG rallies are less well attended (by its supporters) than a Pee […]

Guns Blocked by Obama’s EO Exempted By Feinstein’s AWB

Check this out if you’re looking for still more inconsistency (and who isn’t?) within the Gun Control Industrial Complex. Earlier this year, Dianne Feinstein introduced the mother of all firearms bans in her updated-for-2013 “assault weapons” ban bill. She went after every single scary-looking rifle that she could think of, attempting to rush through major restrictions […]

Statement from the NFATCA on the ATF’s Proposed Changes

Here’s a Statement by John K. Brown III, President of NFATCA on the ATF’s proposed NFA chief law enforcement officer regulation changes: The NFATCA® began its efforts to eliminate the chief law enforcement officer (CLEO) signature requirement on several NFA forms almost nine years ago. At that time, ATF was reluctant to engage in a […]

TTAG Photo Contest Deadline Extended!

We’d set today as the last day for our first TTAG Swag photo contest. But since we had a little, well, mishap this week, we’re extending the deadline. The good news: you now have until September 15th to get your entries in. The bad news: you’ll have to compete with entries like this one from […]

Gun Tweet of the Day: NFL Fines Jets QB for “Finger Gun” Celebration

“The NFL launched a preemptive strike against playful celebration gestures and fined the New York Jets’ Matt Simms for pretending his hands were guns,” bleacherreport.com reports. The website got the heads-up from Newsday sports writer Kimberly A. Martin’s Twitter feed. One wonders what impact a $7875 fine will have on a player pulling down $405,000 per year […]

Petition: Retract Ban on Re-importation of U.S. Military Firearms

The White House has raised the number of signatures needed for petitions filed on the whitehouse.gov website to “trigger” an official response. It’s now 100 grand. One wonders how long it will take this effort—asking the Obama administration to rescind the Executive Order banning the re-importation of U.S. military firearms—to make that mark. One doesn’t wonder, however, […]