Trump Admin Seeks To Strip BATF of Alcohol & Tobacco Enforcement

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ days look numbered.  Once more, under its 2020 budget proposal, the Trump administration seeks to transfer the ‘alcohol’ and ‘tobacco’ duties from the BATF.  The U.S. Treasury Department would take those duties if the administration gets its way. Today’s BATF would also get a new name: Bureau of […]

Florida Democrat Congressman Wants You To Register Your Plinkers and Squirrel Guns

By NRA-ILA By the standards of today’s anti-gun zealots, Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL) seems at first glance to be aiming rather low with H.R. 1263, which seeks to add to the National Firearms Act any “semiautomatic rifle or shotgun that has the capacity to accept a detachable [magazine].” Oh, don’t get us wrong. No reasonable, freedom-loving person […]

New Mexico Governor Signs Bill That Outlaws Private Gun Sales

“…with thunderous applause…” By MARY HUDETZ Associated Press SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a bill Friday to drastically expand mandatory background checks on firearms sales in New Mexico, as she shot down opposition against the measure and other proposed gun reforms as being part of a national “misinformation campaign.” The governor, […]

Marshall University Co-ed: Prohibiting Concealed Carry on Campus Doesn’t Restrict My Rights

Hanna Pennington, a Marshall University student (not pictured above), brings a new twist to the age-old, “I’m a gun owner, but I support gun control” shtick. Instead, she prefers to trump that with, “I have a concealed carry license, but I oppose campus carry.” Clearly, qualifying for a concealed carry permit doesn’t convey wisdom or […]

SAF Announces Support for NRA, Questions Dems’ Motives in Expanding House Investigations

The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives has become a star chamber whose investigative sights have been set on their political opponents. As part of this effort, Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler of New York has sent a document request to the National Rifle Association. Among other things, House Democrats want to “look into” the pro-gun organization’s […]

Bloomberg’s Out: Says He Won’t Run in 2020, Will Focus on Gun Control, Other Priorities

“Advisers said he ultimately decided not to run after concluding he could accomplish more through his political activism and philanthropic work over the next two years, and by focusing on such issues as gun violence, opioid addiction and climate change. “’I’ve come to realize that I’m less interested in talking than doing,’ he wrote. ‘And […]