Detroit Police Release Video Showing Hakeem Littleton Drew a Gun and Fired at Officers Before They Shot and Killed Him

Community members in Detroit, whipped into a frenzy by some “community organizers” rallied against law enforcement over Friday’s police-involved shooting. Fortunately in this era of bodycams, the truth is obvious to those willing to see it. In this case, bodycam footage showed Hakeem Littleton drew and fired two shots at police with a .25 Auto […]

Study: Americans’ ‘Excess Purchases’ of Guns Mean They Clearly Have Excess Freedom

By Elizabeth McGuigan Amazingly, a new “study” is making headlines, despite the fact that it relies on obviously faulty assumptions, irrational methodology and has not been peer-reviewed. The authors cite themselves as support for spurious statements like “Surges in firearm purchasing…have been well documented in association with mass shootings and significant political events and are […]

Federal Ban Bill Would Take Home Gun Manufacturing Back To The Stone Age

Back in May, one of the Senate’s most dedicated anti-gun members, Connecticut’s Richard Blumenthal introduced S.3743, the Untraceable Firearms Act of 2020. The target, of course, is those scary objects of gun-grabbers nightmares…ghost guns. Blumenthal’s bill would, among other things, ban the possession of programmable manufacturing devices like CNC mills and 3D additive printers…unless you’re […]

Let’s Look at HR 719, the Oddball Federal Microstamping Bill in the House

Last year, Rep. Anthony Brown, [D-Maryland] filed HR 719, the MICRO Act. In typically brilliant legislative fashion, MICRO stands for “Making Identifiable Criminal Rounds Obvious.” I didn’t pay it too much attention to the MICRO Act, thinking it just another microcephalic microstamping requirement which I didn’t expect to go anywhere. Microstamping, after all, is a […]

Lancet’s Diagnosis of Millions of Americans Buying Guns: Fear, Loathing and Racism

By Dennis Petrocelli, MD The latest Lancet Psychiatry editorial mixes several poorly articulated ideas in a swing-and-a-miss effort to impugn American gun owners by suggesting that current gun purchase boom is fueled by cowardice in the face of economic adversity. Given The Lancet’s outside-the-United States focus, it isn’t surprising that it woefully mischaracterizes us. The Lancet’s screed titled, “Home […]

More Americans are Hunting Their Way Through the Coronavirus

By Larry Keane There’s an encouraging trend happening now that will benefit America’s public lands and bring together generations of outdoor enthusiasts. People are hunting. It’s a welcome trend that could steer conservation for generations. Firearm purchases in America reached record levels in 2020. Millions are first-time buyers, jumping off the fence and exercising their Second Amendment right to […]