Illinois Would Face Semi-Auto Ban Under New Senate Bill

UPDATE:  At the bottom of this post. Illinois has a new governor in JB Pritzker. Neither he nor the Democrat super-majority legislature particularly like guns rights or gun owners. Really, they dislike gun owners almost as much as they hate President Donald Trump. So it should surprise exactly no one that a Prairie State Democrat […]

Permitless Carry Bill Passes in South Dakota Senate

South Dakota is on a fast track to become the nation’s fourteenth state with nationwide constitutional carry after Senate Bill 47 passed on Tuesday with a 23-11 vote after about one hour of debate. Both the Senate and House currently have Republican majorities, the House even more than the Senate. The reason constitutional carry hasn’t been […]

Illinois Governor Pritzker Signs Gun Dealer Licensing Bill

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed the Combating Illegal Gun Trafficking Act into law yesterday. The bill enacts all manner of onerous and expensive regulations upon dealers, with up to $10,000 in civil penalties for each and every violation. The bill’s advocates claim that Illinois gun dealers need more supervision. “40 percent of guns used in crimes […]

ATF: No, Queer People Can’t Refuse to Identify as Male or Female When Buying a Gun

Recently, someone at the NSSF decided to ask the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives about genderqueer firearm purchasing. For example, let’s say an individual walks into a gun store with one of the non-binary drivers’ licenses that are issued in certain jurisdictions. Legally, on both the driver’s license and birth certificate, that individual’s sex […]