The NFA and Hughes Amendment Strike Again

If you’ve spent even just a minuscule amount of time in the firearms world, you are familiar with the National Firearms Act of 1934 and the Hughes Amendment portion of the Firearm Owners Protection Act of 1986. The former regulates machine guns, short barrel rifles, short barrel shotguns, and suppressors. The latter made machine guns […]

TTAG Weekly Gun Law Roundup: The Administrative Threat, The Highest State’s Hi-Cap Mags, and a Sanctuary Town

With the NRA Annual Meetings under way today, you can be sure there’s no shortage of things to cover this week. If you’re in Indy for the meetings and exhibition, remember that individuals need to have valid license to carry. The Ever Expanding Administrative State Everyone remembers former President Obama’s “pen and phone” threat to […]

Village of Deerfield Appeals Guns Save Life’s Win In Blocking Gun, Magazine Ban

The Village of Deerfield tried to do an end run around Illinois’ preemption rules to pass a so-called “assault weapons” and “high capacity magazine” ban. Guns Save Life promptly filed suit and won a preliminary injunction against enforcement of the law. About a month ago, GSL won a permanent injunction blocking enforcement. Regrettably, the Village of […]

Sandy Hook Parents’ Appeal Focuses on School’s Failure to Lock Down School Before Shooting

The parents of two of the children killed in the Sandy Hook shooting sued the city and school district, claiming that the school’s administrators failed to follow security protocols as the shooter began his attack, shooting his way into the school. The parents claimed that a lockdown order should have been issued when the shooter […]

Californians Purchased Over ONE MILLION Magazines In One Week of Freedom

One million magazines. That’s how many standard capacity feeding devices Golden State residents bought during the one week when sales become legal in California recently. Reportedly a pallet of Magpul P-Mags for America’s favorite rifle, the AR-15, tallies up to 3,000 magazines.  So a million magazines represents… a lot of pallets. In simpler terms, many […]

TTAG Weekly Gun Law Roundup: More From the Kiwis, Delaware AWB, Pittsburgh Breaking the Rules

Another week, another series of thunderous applause for civil rights restrictions. New Zealand Still Has a Parliamentary System As New Zealand sprints toward imposing the deluge of restrictions we’ve mentioned in the preceding weeks, American media outlets are still obsessed with the fact that other systems of government are able to act on divisive issues […]