SAF: Philadelphia Shootout Was Another Massive Failure of Gun Control Laws

By the Second Amendment Foundation Wednesday’s shootout in Philadelphia that left six of that city’s courageous police officers injured stands as yet another example of the failure of gun control because the suspect in this case has been identified as having a lengthy criminal background that precluded him from possessing firearms, the Second Amendment Foundation […]

All the Tools We Need to Deal With Dangerous Mentally Ill Individuals Are Already There

By Warren Lind On July 9th the U.S. Secret Service released a report on mass attacks. Here are the key findings, followed by my analysis: One-third of the attackers who terrorized schools, houses of worship or businesses nationwide last year had a history of serious domestic violence, two-thirds had mental health issues, and nearly all had made […]

Gun Rights Supporters Need to Step Up Their Game

Reader Cliff M. writes: The gun rights crowd is overrun with freedom freeloaders: Folks who refuse to participate in gun rights groups, communicate with their representatives in government, or even vote. We used to get away with this, but Bloomberg’s years of spending are changing this rapidly. Let’s take a look at this weekend’s Bloomberg-financed […]

GOA: No Texan Should Have to Choose Between Following the Law and Carrying a Gun

By Rachel Malone This weekend, innocent lives were ended by violent acts, and Texans are reeling from the attack against shoppers in El Paso. This horrific taking of precious life is despicable and irreparably harms countless Texans. Gun Owners of America grieves with those who are mourning the loss of family and friends, and we pray for healing for […]

Shooting Rifles From ‘Flying Machines’ – The Dawn of Aerial Combat

By Peter Schechter My collecting interest is the “battle rifle” which means, to me, a magazine-fed “semi-automatic-only” rifle that was actually issued to troops, regardless of its ammunition. Battle rifles occupy a fairly short-lived period of infantry warfare history between the nearly universal pre-World War II use of bolt action rifles and the 1950’s-onward global […]