This is Why ‘Universal Background Checks’ Are a Really Bad Idea

As is the case with every further restriction the anti-gun left promotes, when it comes to enacting “universal background checks,” the most demonic devil is always in the details. National Review‘s Charles C.W. Cooke, an escaped Brit who’s a tireless defender of Second Amendment rights, tears into a recent Bloomberg editorial advocating UBCs. The Bloomberg editors insist […]

Lawsuit Challenging California ‘Assault Weapon’ Ban Filed in San Diego Federal Court

A press release from the Firearms Policy Coalition: Attorneys for three San Diego residents and one San Diego-based advocacy organization filed a federal lawsuit challenging California’s ban on so-called “assault weapons”. A copy of the complaint can be viewed or downloaded at “This District Court already ruled the state’s prohibition on the possession of large-capacity […]

NRA’s Wayne LaPierre: Taking Guns Away From Law-Abiding Citizens Makes Us Less Safe

From the NRA’s statement: [T]here’s nothing about an insane criminal committing a horrible act that should lead to the government taking guns away from law-abiding citizens. That will only make us less safe. Yet, that’s exactly what we’re seeing right now. A highly-orchestrated effort to disarm American citizens unlike anything we’ve ever seen in this […]

Dayton Shooter Had Drugs, Alcohol in His System, Hit by ‘At Least’ 24 Rounds Fired By Police

The Dayton spree killer who murdered 10 people and injured 27 more had cocaine, alcohol and an anti-depressant in his system when he opened fire. A coroner’s report indicates that he was hit by “at least” 24 rounds during a shootout with police. According to, Betts suffered at least 24 gunshot wounds, [Montgomery County […]

Philly Mayor: It’s the NRA’s Fault a Violent Drug-Dealing Felon Shot 6 Police Officers

Philadelphia police officers attempted to execute a warrant against Maurice Hill in the Nicetown section of Philadelphia yesterday when  Hill opened fire, wounding six cops. Police said that the incident began when an officer attempted to serve a warrant. Ross said that officers were already inside and in the rear of the building when the […]

Statistics Don’t Show an Increase in Mass Shootings But the Narrative Marches On

[email protected] willing to send cops to people’s homes to confiscate banned firearms. — Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) August 5, 2019 It’s almost as if the Civilian Disarmament Industrial Complex and the media — but I repeat myself — has a vested interest in selling the narrative that mass shootings happen all the time. The horrific mass […]

An Open Letter to NRA Certified Instructors, Appointed Training Counselors, Coaches, and the NRA Training and Education Committee

In April, during the NRA annual meeting, we ran an open letter from Steve Hoback, a former NRA staffer who was part of the firearms training staff. He’s a life member and training instructor and he was concerned about what he’d seen at the NRA before he’d left and the recent controversies surrounding the Association. […]

6 Philadelphia Cops Shot in Firefight With Suspect

UPDATE: According to NBC News, the number of officers shot now stands at six. A police spokesperson told NBC News that the incident began when an officer attempted to serve a warrant at the address. Suspect is still firing. STAY OUT OF THE AREA — Eric Gripp (@PPDEricGripp) August 14, 2019 UPDATE: Suspect is still […]

Democrat Senators Threaten to ‘Restructure’ Supreme Court if Second Amendment Ruling Goes Against Them

“The Supreme Court is not well. And the people know it,” the brief said. “Perhaps the Court can heal itself before the public demands it be ‘restructured in order to reduce the influence of politics.’” That’s the “friendly” warning message that was sent by five Senate Democrats in a brief filed in the Supreme Court […]