July 4th: Our Natural Rights and Resolve Keep Us Free

By Sara Tipton Being American is epic. But it’s an experience that only a small percentage of Earth’s inhabitants can enjoy. On this day, when we celebrate our Declaration of Independence from our country’s British overlords, we should remember that most of the world’s population labors under the yoke of government tyranny. We’re lucky. But our liberation […]

Democrats Target the Gun Industry as ‘The Enemy’

By Joe Bartozzi Last week, from the Democratic primary debate stage, former Vice President Joe Biden said we were the enemy. “Our enemy is the gun manufacturers, not the NRA, the gun manufacturers,” Biden said. Not a single candidate on stage that night, or the night before, condemned the remark. Their silence is tacit agreement. Not […]

60 Minutes ‘Research’ Discovers Bullets Can Cause Damage

By NRA-ILA Last Sunday, the “news” program 60 Minutes ran a story it called “What makes the AR-15 style rifle the weapon of choice for mass shooters?”  The producer of the piece, Ashley Velie, claimed the intent was to present a story that was “completely apolitical.”  From the very outset, however, starting with the inflammatory […]

Personal Defense Tip – Beware the Blade

By Warren Lind Approximately 30 percent of all U.S. homes have at least one firearm. But there is another weapon that is in 100 percent of all homes: bladed weapons. Knives are the most common, but this also includes hatchets, axes, swords, kukris, machetes, tomahawks, spears and the list goes on and on. It is unlikely […]

Silencers are a Powerful Tool for Public Health

By Timothy Wheeler, MD What if a cheap, reliable method of preventing a common, but serious injury were available and ready for the market? As an ear surgeon who has seen hundreds of patients with irreversible noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), I would welcome it with open arms. Too many people in our noisy world have […]

Firearm Suppressors are a True Public Health Issue

Just as with bump stocks, now that a suppressor has been used in one high profile crime, a move is afoot to ban the already highly regulated safety devices. Because any opportunity to roll back firearms freedoms for Americans will always be seized upon by the Civilian Disarmament Industrial Complex. That’s why we thought it […]

Chris Murphy’s ‘Smart Gun’ Bill Misses the Mark

By Larry Keane Anti-gun politicians in the 116th Congress have no shortage of ideas when it comes to different ways of threatening the constitutional rights of law-abiding gun owners in America. The misnomer phrase “common sense gun safety” includes misguided and ineffective policies such as requiring background checks to purchase ammunition or requiring so-called “smart gun” […]