‘Rap Back’ or Rip-Off – Hawaii Gun Owners Sue for Disclosure of Information

By NRA-ILA NRA-ILA has previously written about the FBI’s “Rap Back” service, a law enforcement tool allowing authorized agencies to receive automatic criminal history updates about particular individuals – a person under criminal investigation or subject to probation or parole, or for non-criminal purposes, to monitor an employment applicant or person in a position of public trust, […]

How Different Societies Develop ‘Common-Sense’ Gun Laws

By MarkPA This thought experiment presumes some definition of “common-sense gun laws”. The phrase has no generally accepted meaning. Pacifists might imagine an army with no guns. Black Lives Matter might imagine an unarmed police force. American gun controllers imagine an American army and police force with guns, but keeping guns out of the hands […]

Cook County, IL: 14-Year-Old Charged With Shooting Two, Freed Without Supervision

Welcome to Cook County, Illinois, where crime often has no meaningful consequences.  Between a State’s Attorney’s Office reluctant to file charges and judges who mollycoddles defendants, Chicagoland has become the modern Wild West. Case in point: a 14-year-old who (reportedly) shot and tried to kill two in a nice uptown neighborhood was released by a […]

Dick’s Ed Stack Keeps Virtue Signaling While Competitors Take His Market Share

Dick’s CEO Ed Stack, who took over his father’s company, has embraced virtue-signaling as a marketing strategy. Ed’s leadership hasn’t gone well for him, his company or shareholders. Indeed, as Stack has pursued gun control as a corporate policy to promote his company since the Parkland shooting, competitors have happily taken Dick’s gun, ammo and […]

CA Moving Towards Allowing Co-Workers, Bosses to Seek Red Flag Orders

California continues to look less and less like America and more and more like a socialist cesspool. The formerly Golden State’s legislators just voted 54-16 for a massive expansion of Cali’s so-called “Gun Violence Restraining Order.” The expansion of the law would allow an individual’s co-workers and supervisors to seek a “Red Flag” order, stripping the […]