Florida Reloaders Spark a Fire Igniting 100 Pounds of Powder and 10,000 Rounds of Ammunition

Two people have been hospitalized for burns suffered after touching off a fire, apparently while loading ammunition in a Venice, Florida home. From fox13news.com: The home on Sunset Beach Drive was engulfed in flames when fire crews arrived Thursday afternoon. They reported hearing the pops of exploding ammunition as the fire burned through the house […]

BREAKING: Kyle Rittenhouse Won’t Face Gun Charges in Illinois

Lake County, Illinois prosecutor Michael Nerheim announced this evening that Kyle Rittenhouse will not face weapons charges relating to the August shootings in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The rifle was apparently never in the state of Illinois. From the Chicago Tribune: An Antioch police investigation found that the Smith & Wesson .223 caliber rifle “was purchased, stored […]

Sanctuary Cities vs. Red Flag Laws and A Coming Pistol Brace Ban? [VIDEO]

This Week in Gun Rights is TTAG’s weekly roundup of legal, legislative and other news affecting guns, the gun business and gun owners’ rights. Philadelphia sues state of Pennsylvania over gun law preemption The city of Philadelphia joined CeaseFire PA in suing the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania this week, claiming that the state’s preemption of firearm […]

Biden’s Overpowering Urge to ‘Do Something’ About Guns, Whatever the Facts May Be

One part of the 1994 crime bill that Biden definitely does not regret is the federal ban on semi-automatic guns that Congress described as “assault weapons,” which expired in 2004. Biden favors a new and supposedly improved version of that law, including a requirement that current owners of the targeted firearms either surrender them to […]

Second Amendment Foundation Names Massad Ayoob President

From the Second Amendment Foundation: Internationally-known firearms author and trainer Massad Ayoob has been named president of the Second Amendment Foundation, succeeding the late Joseph Tartaro. “The election to president of SAF is one of the most cherished honors of my life,” Ayoob said. “I have been proud to serve for many years on SAF’s Board […]

Ruger’s Statement on the Acquisition of Marlin Firearms

From Ruger: Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. announced today that its offer to purchase substantially all of the Marlin Firearms assets was accepted by Remington Outdoor Company, Inc. and approved by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama. The Company will pay the $30 million purchase price from cash on hand at […]

Man Arrested and Charged in Ambush Shooting of 2 LA County Sheriff’s Deputies

By Stefanie Dazio, AP California investigators have arrested and charged a man in connection with the shooting of two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies earlier this month as they sat in their squad car, authorities said Wednesday. Attempted murder charges were filed against Deonte Lee Murray, 36, District Attorney Jackie Lacey told reporters. Murray, a […]