Random Thoughts About the DOJ Payout to Pulse Victims

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After Sandy Hook, when Congress was considering “universal background checks,” Joe the Plumber declared “Your dead kids don’t trump my constitutional rights.” The comment, painfully true, played right into the hands…

Proposed Executive Order Designating Certain Rifles for ‘Militia Purposes’

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The faulty Fourth Circuit decision issued last week upholding Maryland’s Scary Gun Ban runs afoul of good jurisprudence. The ruling found that Second Amendment protections don’t extend to individuals who wish…

It’s Complicated: My Love – Hate Relationship With Guns

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Confession time: I hated guns since I was a small girl. While I’d never had a negative experience with a gun, my dad’s younger brother committed suicide via gunshot to…

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Weingarten: NRA Ballot Amendment Will Diminish Members’ Power

I’ve been pleased with the direction the NRA has taken in the last decade. As an organization, they’re more protective of our rights than they were in the 1980’s and…

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TTAG’s Armed Intelligentsia Sound Off on Civil War

On Valentine’s Day, I wrote how last fall’s election results spurred the hard left into mounting an insurrection of sorts.  In fact, in ‘Will the Left’s Civil War Turn Deadly?‘ I described…

Will The Left’s Civil War Turn Deadly?

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Last fall’s election results spurred this “revolution” from those on the hard left. Non-violent “revolutionaries” took to the streets and college campuses, to shout down alternative views and undermine our new…

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BATF Memo Seeks To Preserve Gun Control

On Monday Nick Leghorn wrote about an internal memo that highlights some proposed pro-gun moves by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. The policy change proposals in the internal “white…

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Random Thoughts About Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration and Gun Control

Speaking on NPR’s Morning Edition, career foreign service officer and former acting undersecretary for arms control Tom Countryman (above) explained why President Trump’s temporary travel ban is dangerously wrong-headed. According…

Random Thoughts About Background Checks, Brits and Joel Osteen

In the discussion above, all the women of The View agree that background checks are the key to limiting “gun violence.” Jedediah Bila, a self-professed “Second Amendment girl,” is on board,…

“Brady” Urinal Screen at 2017 Shot Show

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There is not a conspiracy to put Brady urinal filters in the urinals at gun culture events. Just because they were at the Gun Rights Policy Conference held at the…

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Random Thoughts About Florida Open Carry and ‘Gun Free Zones’

Florida is home to more licensed concealed carriers than any other state. Yet it remains one of the handful of states that don’t allow open carry (outside of hunting, fishing and camping)….

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RIP GLOCK 20: I Had a Kaboom

BLAM! The shot was noticeably loud and snappy. Then again I was shooting full-house 10mm. Debris peppered my face. “What the heck?” I thought it was dirt or bullet material…