Latest Attack on Gun Rights: Bill Would Impose Federal Penalties for State Preemption Laws

Preemption laws have become the target of anti-gun politicians, gun control organizations and their cheerleaders in the media. Local pols who want to impose their own special brand of civilian disarmament in the cities they control are frustrated that they’ve been thwarted by their states’ preemption laws, which prevent a patchwork of regulations that would […]

Florida Dem Quits Campaign After ‘I Personally Removed 77 Bullets From 32 People’ Claim

Elizabeth McCarthy (above, left) sought the Democrat nomination for Florida’s 28th House District on a campaign of gun control. In fact, she claimed she had personally removed 77 bullets from 32 people following the Pulse Nightclub attack in Orlando. But a little checking into her background raised…questions. And just like so many other stolen valor […]

Did Anyone Expect Anything Better from the Democrat Debates?

This is TTAG’s weekly roundup of legal and legislative news affecting guns, the gun business and gun owners’ rights.  The Dem Debates: Seriously, What Did You Expect? The Democrat presidential debates dominated media attention this week. I’ve always taken issue with characterizing these things as “debates” as when one thinks of a “debate,” one generally […]

Facebook Kills Popular ‘Illinois Gun Owners Together’ Group

Zuck strikes again. On Sunday, Facebook deleted the very popular “Illinois Gun Owners Together – IGOT” private Facebook group. And with the appeal is stretching into the fourth day, it looks like IGOT won’t be back. We have watched as Facebook has shadow-banned conservative content in earnest following President Trump’s election. Now, Zuckerberg’s minions have […]

Bad News For Gun Control True Believers: Barely 1% of Americans See Guns as Most Important Problem Facing America

Gallup released a story last week noting that 23% of Americans viewed illegal immigration as the nation’s biggest problem. Meanwhile, barely 1% of Americans mentioned “gun violence” or gun control as among our biggest national problems. Here’s Gallup’s news release going into the weekend, released on Friday where it got minimal publicity. New High in […]

Maine Legislature Adjourns, Anti-Gun Legislation Defeated

By NRA-ILA On June 20th, the Maine Legislature adjourned from the first session of the 129th Legislature. During this session, several egregious pieces of anti-gun legislation were defeated, including bills to criminalize private transfers of firearms and ban many commonly-owned standard capacity magazines. Thwarting efforts to threaten shooting ranges, the Legislature instead took steps to […]