NRA Lays Off Staff, Cuts Salaries As Coronavirus Reduces Revenue

Bars, restaurants, and airlines aren’t the only business feeling the economic impact of the Chinese coronavirus. The National Rifle Association is feeling the pinch, too. The Association was forced to cancel its annual meeting and convention — a big revenue source — that had been scheduled for Nashville next month. According to a just-published Wall […]

What Constitution? Champaign, IL Passes Sweeping Emergency Powers Ordinance Including Banning Gun, Ammo Sales

With less than 18 hours’ notice, the Champaign, Illinois city council passed an emergency powers ordinance Friday morning, which Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen signed. The ordinance grants sweeping powers to the mayor, including the ability to order a ban on selling, transferring, or even giving away firearms or ammunition. Some would-be authoritarians at the home […]

Attorney Says Man Was Sleeping When Maryland SWAT Team Opened Fire on His House, Killing Him

By Michael Kunzelman, AP A Maryland man was asleep in his bedroom when police opened fire from outside his house, killing him and wounding his girlfriend, an attorney for the 21-year-old man’s family said Friday. The Montgomery County Police Department has released few details about the shooting that killed Duncan Socrates Lemp early Thursday. Rene […]