575,000 New York City Stop and Frisks Yields 762 Guns

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The New York TImes reports that "Blacks and Latinos were nine times as likely as whites to be stopped by the police in New York City in 2009, but no more likely to be...

Supreme Court Nominee Elena Kagan [Not Shown] Drafted Clinton Semi-Auto Weapons Ban Memo

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Ruh-roh. President Obama's choice for the Supreme Court, non-judge Elena Kagan, lacks a little something in the gun rights department. To quote another TV character, surprise, surprise, surprise! A liberal who likes a weapons...

Austin Police Raid Basement – I Mean Bunker

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Is Jose Del Rio of East Austin, Texas, a heroic defender of the Second Amendment or paranoid schizophrenic? His neighbors thought the 70-year-old wildcatter was a nuisance for building a multilevel "basement" under his...

A Badge, a Gun and a Quota

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I loved Dragnet, Adam-12, Hill Street Blues, Homicide: Life on the Street, NYPD Blue, CSI and a lot of other cop shows. I haven't caught The Wire yet, but the DVD set is on...

FBI Releases 2009 Stats on 49 Agents Killed in the Line of Duty

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The FBI emailed us the following press release, which reveals the starting fact that criminals killed two more agents than agents who died in unspecified accidents (49 vs. 47). According to preliminary statistics released today...

Meggitt Training Systems Part II – Road Range

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBp0h0xFJ8Y I’ve always been fascinated with trailers. Not the kind that tornados always seem to favor or the sort that supplies a steady stream of guests to the Jerry Springer show. I’m talking about the secret agent-like...

N.Y. Bill Mandates Micro-Stamping Semi-Autos

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TTAG's Brad Kozak already did the dirty on the wisdom of micro-stamping ammo to catch bad guys. Mr. Kozak's piece went straight to the heart of the matter: requiring that guns imprint spent ammo...

NRA Veep Wayne LaPierre (Just) Misses Media Meme on Arming Chicago

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The National Rifle Association's Executive Vice President has picked-up on the firearm-shaped ball kicked in play by the Washington Times, played with it a bit, and handed it back to the players on the field....

Meggitt Training Systems Part I – SHOTT House

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATKF-0whQ1w Commenting on a previous TTAG piece about confronting intruders in your home, reader MikeD shed some light on the immensely dangerous activity of clearing a building: I work out with a large portion of my...

Detroit Cops Arrest Robert Keathley For Bogus CCW Permit. That Wasn’t Bogus.

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wxyz.com reports that police arrested Motown motorist and car wash owner Robert Keathley for an invalid concealed carry weapons permit (CCW). "I said, you know, I have a CCW, and I have my weapon...

Aaron Titus Opposes “Gun Owners Are Probably Terrorists” Acts

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Here's Aaron Titus of The Liberty Coalition opening statement to today's Congressional hearing "Terrorist and guns: the nature of the threat and proposed reforms." The Coalition works with more than 80 organizations from across the political...

Mayor Bloomberg: “Close the Terror Gap”

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Mayor Michael Bloomberg---he of the Mayors Against Illegal Guns and their parellel "Close the Gun Show Loophole" strap-line--- is addressing a hearing of the Senate’s Homeland Security Committee on “Terrorists and Guns: The Nature...