Virginia 2A Sanctuary Movement Exposes Rift Between Elitist Gun-Grabbers and Heartland Democrats

By Jeff Hulbert One of the quietest places in Virginia is sending the loudest signal yet that the radical gun control plans pushed by “progressives” in the Richmond statehouse have now split the Democrat Party in the Old Dominion. The widening rift has been amplified by Charles City County, a sparse, serene Democrat stronghold southeast […]

National Media Notice the Spreading Second Amendment Sanctuary Movement…And They Don’t Like It

By Denise Lavoie, Associated Press A standing-room only crowd of more than 400 packed the meeting room, filled the lobby and spilled into the parking lot recently in rural Buckingham County, Virginia. They had one thing on their minds: guns. The vast majority favored a proposal to protect their right to carry firearms: declaring the […]

Virginia Attorney General Opinion: Sheriffs and Law Enforcement Must Ignore Sanctuary Declarations

By Jeff Hulbert Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has issued an official advisory opinion declaring that any and all new gun laws passed by the General Assembly must be enforced—despite Herring once declining to defend a law in court that he believed was invalid. Herring’s opinion came in the form of a written response to […]

Virginia Democrats Want to Declare the State Capitol a ‘Gun-Free’ Zone Ahead of Lobby Day

By Jeff Hulbert Virginia Democrats, humiliated by a Second Amendment sanctuary movement sweeping the Old Dominion, are now looking to retaliate against gun owners who openly carry their sidearms into the state capitol complex. Virginia is one of the few states in America where citizens can enter the Capitol building to criticize anti-gun legislators while […]

FPC Seeks Emergency Injunction to Prevent Enforcement of Pennsylvania AG’s 80% Lower Ruling

[ED: See TTAG’s earlier post on Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro’s ruling here.] HARRISBURG, PA (December 20, 2019) — Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced the filing of a petition and emergency motion in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania seeking an injunction against Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Commissioner Colonel Robert Evanchick following Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s press release and unlawful […]

SAF, CCRKBA Cheer on 2A Sanctuary Movement in Illinois, Virginia and Other States

Officials with the Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today declared full support for the efforts of grassroots gun rights activists, county sheriffs and county officials for courageously adopting “Second Amendment Sanctuary” resolutions in defense of citizens’ rights in Virginia, Illinois and other states. SAF singled out […]

Gun Grabbers Rejoice as California Blocks Tens of Thousands of Lawful Ammunition Sales

By Ryan Frasor “Working as intended.” That’s how an attorney with the Gifford’s Law Center described Proposition 63, California’s cockamamie ammunition background check system which, in less than six months, has denied over 60,000 Californians their right to purchase ammunition. That equates to approximately 20% of all ammunition sales being rejected by the California Department […]

Virginia Governor Northam’s Eastern Shore Home Folks Mystified by His 2A Betrayal

By Jeff Hulbert Virginia Governor Ralph Northam may have great aspirations for his radical gun control plans for 2020, but “his people” aren’t having any of it. “Ralph Northam has stirred up a hornet’s nest,“ declared Jerry Pinkston, as he braced against the cold wind blowing across the plaza at the Accomack County Administration Building. […]

The Bill for Our Rights

By Robert B. Young, MD On Sunday we all should have been jubilantly celebrating the 226th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights, the original 10 amendments to the United States Constitution. Remarkably, it slipped by relatively unremarked. Yet our Bill of Rights may actually be the most significant of our republic’s founding documents. […]