Beto’s Big Buyback: Hyperbolic, Not Hyperbole

Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke has a plan to get AR-15s and “AK-47s” off the street. Of course, you’ve heard all about his “buyback,” but now he’s explained how he’ll pay for it without costing taxpayers a cent. “I think a mandatory buyback can be financed with a surcharge that would be paid by gun manufacturers, […]

Chicago Has All the Gun Control Laws. Result: 4 Dead, 46 Wounded Last Weekend

While anti-gun hysteria continues after the El Paso and Dayton shootings, Chicago’s traditionally bloody summer continues apace. Despite strict Illinois gun control laws, Murder City USA racked up another five dead and 46 maimed in mostly gang-related violence this past weekend. That includes a six-victim “mass shooting” on early Sunday morning in the 3500 block […]

Gunman Opens Fire on Federal Courthouse in Dallas

Earlier today in downtown Dallas, Texas, a 22-year-old man in a balaclava and “combat gear” opened fire at the outside of a federal courthouse. It wasn’t long before good guys with guns returned fire and ended up killing the gunman. Thankfully this happened before any innocents or officers were injured. From the sounds of it, […]

TTAG Weekly Gun Law Roundup: Northam’s Special Session, Cities Fight Supremacy, and More Spooky Ghosts

VA Special Session Following the mass murder in VA beach where a city employee murdered 12 people, disgraced Virginia governor Ralph Northam announced his intention to “take on” the Republican controlled state legislature by forcing a debate on a package of gun control measures. Included in Northam’s suggested measures are a ban on suppressors, universal […]

Illinois Moves to Confiscate Guns, Ammo From Those With Revoked FOIDs, With NO Provision For Return

Lose your FOID to revocation, lose your guns. And you won’t get them back. Regardless if a court or the Illinois State Police rescind the revocation. That’s the what happens under a new bill currently being seriously considered in Illinois. Following the Aurora massacre and revelations of the ISP’s screw-up in failing to ensure a […]

NRA President Oliver North: We Stand With Brett Kavanaugh

The National Rifle Association (NRA) has released a new, hard-hitting ad supporting Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. In it, the NRA’s new president Lt. Col. Oliver North (ret.) pulls no punches in defense of the Supreme Court nominee. In fact, North goes after certain U.S. Senators in particular, pointing out their shameful hypocrisy, lies and […]