Does Benchmade Knives Support Second Amendment Rights?

I was tipped off yesterday morning about something of note to gun owners. I was told that Oregon-based Benchmade Knives was destroying firearms for the Oregon City, Oregon Police Department. A post appeared on the OCPD Facebook page (since taken down) with a few images and a statement of thanks to Benchmade:   The images […]

The Truth About Florida’s Proposed Semi-Automatic ‘Assault Weapon’ Ban

We’ve covered Florida gun control group Ban Assault Weapons NOW! and their proposed ballot initiative that would ban “assault wepons.” But let’s take a closer look at what the proposal would actually do if it becomes law. If approved by voters in 2020, it would outlaw most semi-automatic rifles, transforming Florida from a state with still somewhat […]

MN Congresswoman ‘Apologizes’ for Anti-Semitism By Attacking the NRA, Second Amendment Rights

Rebukes of members of Congress come very few and far between. So when the House Democrat leadership called out freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar (D, Minnesota) for her anti-Semitic remarks yesterday, it made news.  Omar soon apologized, sort of. Yet in her “apology” she made sure to complain about the NRA’s constitutional right to lobby for its […]

Do Guns Cause Adolescents to Commit Suicide?

By Robert B. Young, MD Short answer: No. But you wouldn’t know that from the breathless media coverage of a recent study from the Boston University and Harvard’s T.C. Chan’s Schools of Public Health. “Household Gun Ownership and Youth Suicide Rates at the State Level, 2005–2015” was published online by the American Journal of Preventive MedicineJanuary 17. Suicide is a complex […]