TTAG Daily Digest 3.31.16

We’ve suspected for a while now that it’s only a matter of time before Facebook’s Mark “Fight ISIS With Love” Zuckerberg pulls the plug entirely on all gun-related content. They banned all FB-facilitated firearms transactions a few months back but, well, you just can’t stop the signal. But if Marky-Mark ever does enact an outright […]

Boundary Violation: Gun Politics in Doctors’ Offices in 2016

By Dr. Timothy Wheeler Well before Florida’s Amber Ullman incident in the summer of 2010, gun control activist doctors had been poking and prodding a sore spot.  The American Academy of Pediatrics in particular had declared a culture war on gun owners and advanced the battle into exam rooms across America.  They were questioning their patients and their parents […]

TTAG Daily Digest 03.30.16

H.L. Mencken didn’t suffer fools gladly. He liked to hand out free financial advice, too! Like when he wrote that you’d never go broke underestimating the intelligence of common people. We tend to disagree and find that the majority of Americans — and most gun owners, in particular…just read the comments around here — put the […]

Gawker: Old People are Too Weak and Slow to Own Guns

“The Wall Street Journal reports that interest in guns among retirees is booming. In just the last five years, more old people are buying guns, training with guns….” Good news, right? Not if you’re among the insufferable douchebags who write for Gawker. You know, the online publication that now owes Hulk Hogan $140 million in punitive […]

Court Strikes Down Last Handgun Ban in the United States

“The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands is part of U.S. sovereign territory, but it bans handguns, bans importing handguns into the commonwealth and limits possession of any guns by non-citizens, including lawful permanent residents.” Not any more. The US District Court for the Mariana Islands applied the same Second Amendment that applies in the rest […]

BREAKING: Shots Fired in Capitol Visitors Center, White House Locked Down

“Gunshots were reported in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center on Monday, U.S. Senate sources said. Workers in the Capitol were told to ‘shelter in place.’” So reports The White House has reportedly been placed on lockdown until the situation becomes more clear. UPDATE: one police officer was shot (condition unknown) and the shooter is now in […]