Firearms Industry Heads to Capitol Hill

By Larry Keane Nothing is more influential and more important for lawmakers than to hear directly from their constituents. That’s why I couldn’t have been more proud of the 70 attendees from across the firearms and ammunition industries for joining together this week to make NSSF’s annual Fly-In a success. Representatives from over 40 firearms […]

Firearms Industry Economic Impact Rises 171% Since 2008

You know the business that statist gas bags like Eric Swalwell, Nancy Pelosi and Diane Feinstein are always attacking and trying to hinder? The business that employs tens of thousand of Americans in engineering, manufacturing, distribution, commercial and retail sales? Well that business — the firearms industry — now has a positive economic impact of […]

GLOCK’s New Spokesperson is Chuck Norris

It’s hard to top a spokesperson like R. Lee Ermey. Unfortunately, Gunny’s tour of duty came to an end almost exactly a year ago. Now, in a stroke of marketing genius perfection, GLOCK has signed on none other than Chuck Norris — yes, that Chuck Norris — as their new spokesperson. If you’ll be at […]

The Latest in Corporate Gun Control: Grading Banks on Their Gun-Related Business

The forces fighting for total civilian disarmament first utilized the power of government to pressure financial institutions to stop doing business with the gun industry. The Obama administration undertook that effort via Operation Choke Point. The general outline is the DOJ and bank regulators are putting the screws to banks and other third-party payment processors to […]

Brownells, Other Retailers Shipping Magazines to California as Fast as Possible

When Friday’s decision regarding California’s magazine ban was announced, it wasn’t quite clear how far the injunction went. But as the gun world has had time to digest the Duncan v. Becerra ruling, it became clear that Judge Benitez’s permanent injunction not only applied to Proposition 63 (which outlawed possession of standard capacity magazines), but […]

Ed Stack’s Gun Moves Cost Dick’s Sporting Goods $150 Million – Is That a Breach of Fiduciary Duty?

Yesterday, Bloomberg reported that Dick’s Sporting Goods’ CEO, Ed Stack, cost his company a whopping $150 million last year when he made the decision to limit gun sales at Dick’s and Field & Stream stores. Since then, he’s yanked all guns and hunting gear from scores of their locations nationwide. Stack made the moves following […]

John Moses Browning and Fabrique Nationale d’Herstal – The Greatest Partnership In Firearms History

  [ED: We first published Joe’s excellent article on the partnership between John Moses Browning and FN back in 2015. It’s well worth running again for those who may have missed it.] Mention the name “John Moses Browning” to knowledgeable American gun owners and their usual reaction is profound respect and great appreciation. This is […]

Why a ‘Kitchen Table’ FFL is a Bad Idea

Here at TTAG, we get lots of questions from our readers about a variety of gun-related and regulatory topics. One of the those that we’ve been meaning to cover over the years is so-called kitchen table FFLs. These non-conventional federal firearms licenses have advantages and disadvantages, both aspiring firearm industry professionals and consumers alike. My […]