Black Gun Owners – Armed Civilians Protect Both the First and Second Amendments

Black militias are guarding black owned businesses with automatic rifles pic.twitter.com/YIzyHixFWc — Zoomer Clips (@ZoomerClips) May 28, 2020 A video of a group of armed black residents in St. Paul went viral on Thursday. The video shows armed black men standing in front of a store. The person who is recording says that the business they’re protecting […]

Hirshman: The Problem With American Democracy Is White Men With Guns

The union representing Minneapolis Police Officers has long felt that the democratically elected mayor, Jacob Frey, should not be the boss of them. Across the country, armed insurgent demonstrators have expressed similar feelings about their governors: In Michigan, a gang with assault weapons drove the state senators to abandon the capitol. Turns out, in uniform or out, white men with guns can pose […]

Civilian-Owned Weapons Led to the Rise of Democracy

When one reads gun blogs voraciously, one runs across two main types of arguments for our right to keep and bear arms (RKBA). The constitutional argument (the English comprehension model) and the self-defense argument. I have a broader theory, though. The idea hit me when I was watching a TEDx talk by General Peter van […]

People Posting Social Media Pics Pointing Guns at Their Crotches to Own the Fudds

Mother of god https://t.co/FTDhkNIOsw pic.twitter.com/wPJvshiwtn — Brandon Friedman (@BFriedmanDC) May 19, 2020 Gun enthusiasts love taking pictures of their guns. It’s common practice. America has a gun culture as robust, diverse, and complicated as comic book fans, fantasy nerds, PC gamers, or any other subculture. Like those communities, gun nerds have their own memetic language […]

On Memorial Day, the Firearms Industry Pauses

By Mark Oliva Factories have been humming for the firearm and ammunition industry. Business has been brisk over the past couple months. Even ranges that were forced closed by the coronavirus pandemic are starting to reopen their doors. For two months, America has been cooped up, but life still seems to move at a dizzying […]