Gun Industry Deals With the Failure of the Supreme Court to Take Up 2A Cases

From the National Shooting Sports Foundation: The NSSF, the firearm industry trade association, expressed profound disappointment and frustration by the U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to accept any of nearly a dozen Second Amendment-related appeals. The Supreme Court requires just four justices to agree to hear an appeal at the nation’s highest court. Four justices, including […]

The Trump Administration Has Its Hands Full in Defending the Bump Stock Ban

When the ATF, at the Trump administration’s direction, waived is regulatory magic want and announced that bump fire stocks (which they’d previously approved) had magically become machine guns, they created hundreds of thousands of criminals. People who had legally purchased bump fire stocks and then had to make the choice of destroying them, turning them […]

Bloomberg’s ‘The Trace’ Notes the Racist Roots of Gun Control, Makes the Case for More People Carrying Guns

Is this what Michael Bloomberg expects when he writes those monthly checks that keep his anti-gun agitprop generating machine ‘The Trace’ up and running? Police have always understood that firearms facilitate abuses of their power against Black people. As early as before the Civil War, “Slave Codes” — and later “Black Codes” — prohibited Black […]

Biden: There Are So Many Reasons For More Gun Control in America

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Friday called for action to combat gun violence while marking the fourth anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla. “Sadly, all these years later, terrorism, mass shootings, and hate crimes continue to rip apart our American communities,” Biden said in a statement on Friday. “Our places of worship have been attacked, […]

California Using Police Raids on Ammunition Buyers Who Fail Background Checks

California’s ammunition background check law has been a disaster for lawful gun owners since it went into effect. Earlier this year, US District Court Judge Roger Benitez issued a preliminary injunction blocking enforcement of the law, writing in his opinion that, “California has tried its unprecedented experiment. The casualties suffered by law abiding citizens have […]