Science: Gun Owners Aren’t Any Happier Than Non-Gun Owners

Finally, we have an answer to the burning question that everyone’s been asking for decades: are gun owners happier than those who don’t own firearms? Researcher Terence Hill, an associate professor of sociology in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences from the University of Arizona, recently found that despite claims, gun owners aren’t any measurably happier […]

BREAKING: Virginia Senate Committee Votes to Postpone ‘Assault Weapon’ Ban Bill Consideration Until 2021 Session

TTAG contributor and Patriot Picket founder Jeff Hulbert is in Richmond this morning and in the room with the Senate Judiciary Committee. The reason for all the attention is the committee taking up the Senate version of HB 961, the much-reviled “assault weapons” sales ban bill that would also ban “high capacity” magazines and end […]

Happy Anniversary to Us: TTAG is 10 Years Old

Ten years is a lot, especially in internet time. Yet here we still are, a decade after RF followed up cars with The Truth About Guns. Brace yourself for a little irony. The very first post on TTAG was about rolling back gun control laws…in Virginia. The Old Dominion’s House of Delegates had just passed […]

Virginia Protests Highlight the Debate Over the PR Value of Open Carry

On Monday, the House of Delegates advanced the assault-style ban to its final reading, with Democratic lawmakers contending that it will not infringe on anybody’s Second Amendment rights. Republicans argue otherwise, saying it would criminalize ownership of some magazines, even after Democrats tempered penalties to a misdemeanor. At one point, police escorted protesters out of […]