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 […]

Ethics or Bigotry? Lawyers Say They Would Report Clients For Legally Owned Gun

Imagine losing your gun rights because your attorney violated attorney-client privilege to report you to police because he/she believes that your carry license makes you “dangerous.” How would that sit with you? Just such a scenario played out in a recent legal ethics (no, that’s not a contradiction in terms) course in Mississippi. And experienced […]

Officer To Retire After Drawing, Firing Gun Instead of TASER [VIDEO]

The Bucks County, Pennsylvania prosecutor has ruled the shooting of an “arrestee” was neither justified nor criminal, but “excused.” The shooting began with scuffle between a 6’4″, 240-pound non-compliant inmate and officers that took place as the suspect tried to conceal and then flush what looks like a bag of drugs.  After shouting “TASER!”, one […]

Groundbreaking Study: More Cops Mean Less Crime

By NRA-ILA Readers may have noticed that we review “gun policy” studies regularly. Those clamoring for federal funding for gun policy research should set themselves up a Google Scholar alert, but not everything we want to highlight is directly related to gun policy. Crime is a complex issue and criminals are – shockingly – at […]

OFFICERS SHOT: Bodycam Footage From Henry County, GA Incident

Police work can prove dangerous.  Especially when an adversary has nothing to lose.  Just such a scenario happened in Stockbridge, GA where a convicted felon barricaded himself in a home after killing his pregnant girlfriend.  At some point in the multi-hour standoff with police, the killer executed the woman’s 16-year-old son. Police arrived to check […]

VIDEO: A Cure for Road Rage, Russian-Style

Seems that the new Russian Udav “Boa Constrictor” pistol hasn’t made it fully into service yet in Russia. As we see what happens when some hothead decides he wants to livestream to the world his toughness against a fellow motorist who somehow offended him. Things didn’t go down quite as expected for Mr. Tough Guy. […]

Colorado’s Attorney General Tells Sheriffs to Resign Over Gun Control While Refusing to Enforce Immigration Laws

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser has opened his mouth and removed all doubt that he is a partisan political hack. Testifying before a Colorado State Senate committee about sheriffs who refuse to enforce Colorado’s proposed “red flag” law, Weiser said, “The right thing to do for a sheriff who says ‘I can’t follow the law’ […]

Federal Judge Denies Massachusetts AG’s Attempts to Stall “Assault Weapons” Lawsuit

Back in 2016, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey unilaterally “re-interpreted” the state’s 1998 assault weapons ban and issued an “Enforcement Notice.” By expanding the AWB’s reach and doing so in a painfully vague manner, AG Healey’s move brought immediate state and federal lawsuits from the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF), NSSF, and more. And it sounds […]