Should Gun Control Advocates Have A Concealed Handgun License?

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Let's say you're a pro-mass transit environmentalist; you considered automobiles the devil in-car-nate. Chances are you'd have both a theoretic and emperical understanding of how cars work; what they can and can not do....
Luby's Cafeteria massacre shooting

America’s Great Expansion of Firearm Carry Rights: How We Got Here

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I recently had a discussion with a well-educated friend. She's articulate, opinionated and unafraid to share her perspectives. She believes the world would be better off without guns. She is also of the opinion...

Violence Policy Center: “Concealed Carry Killers” March Update

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"Because most state systems that allow the carrying of concealed handguns in public by private citizens release little data about crimes committed by permit holders, the VPC reviews and tallies concealed handgun permit...

MSNBC: Six Million Americans Licensed for Concealed Carry

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It's a GD shame that MSNBC couldn't give a proper citation for that figure. And gives us some idea of how many actually carry. And where. And when. And how. And why. All we...

Editorial: Lies, Damned Lies & Statistics

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Here at TTAG, we're doing our best to present all points of view. Taking that one step further, I've extended this attitude into my personal life. Yep. It's true. I'm dating someone who...

Starbucks CEO: “Only Unloaded Guns at Starbucks”

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So, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz screwed the pooch at the shareholder's meeting re: the whole gun control thing. Maybe. After a sensible statement about the logistical issues surrounding the idea of asking employees to...

Arizona to Join Vermont, Alaska on Concealed Carry

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There is, of course, confusion about all the recent changes to state gun laws. For one thing, all states have 'em, and they vary from state to state. There are states where the chances...

Ohio Gun Rights: Home Rules Rule? Who Rules Home Rules?

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iR2bzZ9WBQ0 Same deal for Omaha: the state government wants to quash the city's gun control ordinances. Specifically, Omaha requires gun owners with concealed-carry gun permits to register their firearms with the city. "On Monday,...

FBI’s Concealed Carry Background Checks Delayed by Census

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The NRA reports that the huge influx of federal census workers will delay the FBI's background checks for citizens applying for a concealed carry permit. We learn this because "Certain fingerprint based criminal history...

Students for Concealed Carry on Campus Stage Silent Protest

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Students for Concealed Carry on Campus (member not shown) launched a protest today, attending classes with empty holsters. Only, the press release doesn't say whether the protesters are concealing those empty holsters. Which would...

Editorial: UConn Concealed Carry Protest is Ill-advised, Ineffective

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The following editorial is republished in its entirety with the permission of dailycampus.com. I've spoken with the publication's Editor-in-Chief Christopher Duray. He says the piece is more about the style of the protest than...

FBI Statement on NICS (Background Check) Delays

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TTAG rang-up the FBI yesterday to get some more information about the forthcoming delays to federal firearms-related background checks. Stephen G. Fischer Jr., the FBI's "Chief of Multimedia Productions" (what no "AV"?), sent us...