After Shooting, Chicago Democrat Advocates Residents Get Guns and Carry Permits

LaShawn Ford has served as an Illinois State Representative since 2007.  Like his fellow Chicago Democrat General Assembly members, he has been a fairly consistent vote against gun rights since, well, forever. But he recently appeared on radio station WLS-AM encouraging residents to arm themselves and get their carry licenses. What caused Rep. Ford’s sudden, […]

SAF: It’s Time to End ‘Gun-Free’ Zone Shooting Galleries

From the Second Amendment Foundation: BELLEVUE, WA – Declaring that so-called “gun-free zones are shooting galleries for maniacs,” the Second Amendment Foundation today is calling for an end to such designations by launching an advertising campaign aimed at print and online publications. “Without a self-defense option,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M. […]

Why We Carry Guns: Dust-up at Disneyland and Other Random Acts of Violence

Trouble can happen anywhere at any time. That’s why millions of Americans have carry licenses and tote a firearm every day.  Ironically, non-permissive environments quite often serve as the locations in which people most need to carry. Take, for instance, Disneyland in Anaheim, California. A recent incident at Mickey’s West Coast theme park shows that […]

Personal Defense Tip – Beware the Blade

By Warren Lind Approximately 30 percent of all U.S. homes have at least one firearm. But there is another weapon that is in 100 percent of all homes: bladed weapons. Knives are the most common, but this also includes hatchets, axes, swords, kukris, machetes, tomahawks, spears and the list goes on and on. It is unlikely […]

The 3 Things Everyone Should Carry Every Day

Over at Everyday Carry, one can peruse what other people carry in their pockets on a daily basis. We feature one of those pocket dumps each and every evening right here at TTAG. It’s interesting to see how others approach packing – both a gun and other accessories for their daily lives. While you see […]

South Florida Road Rage Shooting Leaves Two Dead

A former Marine returned fire during a road range incident in South Florida, killing the aggressor, before dying of a gunshot wound himself. Keith Byrne reportedly accidentally cut off another car in traffic. When the two vehicles reached a stoplight, the passenger in the other car approached Byrne. At the light, 22-year-old Andre Sinclair, who […]