Florida Sen. Bill Galvano Sold Out Second Amendment Rights for $200,000

In an email blast from Marion Hammer, Florida’s current National Rifle Association lobbyist and former NRA president, the NRA-ILA is blasting incoming Florida Republican Senate president Bill Galvano for accepting a $200,000 donation to his Innovate Florida political action committee from Everytown for Gun Safety. That’s the civilian disarmament operation owned, operated and funded by former New […]

NRA Membership Up More Than 350,000 in 2018

The Washington Post reports that subscriptions to National Rifle Association print publications are up about 350,000 between February and June. Since the NRA doesn’t release membership numbers, the WaPo figures that’s a good proxy indicating a surge in new memberships since the Parkland shooting on February 14. All NRA members are entitled to a complimentary […]

Florida Gun Owners Have Until September 30 to Get Rid of Their Bump Stocks

Effective October 1, any Floridian in possession of a bump fire stock or similar accessory commits a third degree felony thanks to the capitulation of Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Republican Party. §790.222 Bump-fire stocks prohibited — A person may not import into this state or transfer, distribute, sell, keep for sale, offer for sale, possess, or give to another person a […]

Forget Background Checks, Now It’s Mental Health Screenings Before Ammunition Purchases

Why mess around with California’s capitulation when it comes to restricting the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding Americans? Face it, the Golden State’s new requirement for background checks before you can purchase ammunition is for gun-controlling wimps. No true gun-grabber would settle for such half measures. A Detroit politician has a much better idea; don’t […]

What Does ‘Responsible Gun Ownership’ Mean?

By MarkPA Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership is devoted to…responsible run ownership. The presumption is that there really is such a thing as “responsible” gun ownership distinguishable from “irresponsible” gun ownership. Let’s think about what that might mean. The debate over gun control and gun rights is highly polarized. So much so that one might say that […]

Maryland’s ‘Rapid Fire Trigger Activator’ Law Goes Into Effect Oct. 1. Here’s What You Can Do Now

Maryland’s bump stock ban bill, also knows as SB 707, was signed into law by Governor Larry Hogan back in April. Because guns. Maryland Shall Issue filed suit in June, arguing the new law is an unconstitutional taking and unreasonably vague. Yesterday, however, a US District Court judge denied Maryland Shall Issue’s request to keep […]

As Gun Owners, Why Do We Live in Fear?

By P.A. Deacon If you are a regular reader of TTAG you will have seen the reports about the record-breaking NICS background checks performed by the FBI. Every month seems to show more FBI NICS checks than the month before. This past August, the NICS check system totaled 2,073,296 checks making it the “highest number for […]

Politics Trumping Science in Support of Gun Control. Again.

By Thomas E. Gift, MD An editorial by Dr. Frederick Rivera and co-authors regarding firearm ownership appears in the August 28 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association—“Firearm-Related Mortality: A Global Public Health Problem” . The authors of this editorial review a report in the same journal, “Global Mortality from Firearms, 1990-2016”, seeking […]

Joe Manchin Shoots Another Bill in New Campaign Ad

You remember Joe Manchin. He’s the West Virginia Senator who became famous for demonstrating his pro-gun cred back in 2010 by running a campaign spot in which he shot a hole in a cap-and-trade bill that threatened his state’s coal industry. Ol’ Tailgunner Joe made sure to superimpose an NRA insignia on that video to […]

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