Baltimore 11-Year-Old Gets a Visit From Police Because of Air Guns Spotted During Online Lesson [VIDEO]

Spending so much more time online these last few months has been a difficult transition for many. Lots of people participating in virtual meetings and classes have been embarrassed by inconvenient activity behind them or noises that are broadcast to others when their mics aren’t on mute. So you can probably imagine what happened when […]

Guns, Gun Makers and the Second Amendment are There to Protect You During Times of Crisis

By Larry Keane The Second Amendment is inalienable and there is a perfect storm right now demonstrating its vital importance. There is a constant barrage of attacks on the Second Amendment in “normal” times. These days are hardly normal, given the coronavirus pandemic, near economic standstill of stay-at-home orders and business closures and now rioting. […]

The AR-15 Rifle Is The ‘Musket of Our Time’

  By Charles C.W. Cook [via ammoland.com] In 2016, a self-described radical Islamist ruthlessly gunned down a room full of Americans in the worst terrorist attack on United States soil since 9/11. In response, the Obama administration joined the usual suspects within the media and inveighed relentlessly against the perpetrator of the crime. It was […]

May NICS Background Check Total Was the Third Highest Monthly Total Ever

From the NSSF: The May 2020 NSSF-adjusted National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) figure of 1,595,790 is an increase of 75.2 percent compared to the May 2019 NSSF-adjusted NICS figure of 910,910. For comparison, the unadjusted May 2020 FBI NICS figure 3,066,740 reflects a 32.1 percent increase from the unadjusted FBI NICS figure of 2,320,918 in May 2019. Please note: Twenty-five states currently have […]

Retailers: 40% of 2020 Gun Buyers are First-Timers and 40% of Those are Female

By Jim Curcuruto The early part of 2020 has been unlike any other year for firearm purchases—particularly by first-time buyers—as new NSSF research reveals millions of people chose to purchase their first gun during the COVID-19 pandemic. January 2020 started out with a strong SHOT Show, followed by buzz surrounding background check figures on firearms […]