Facts About Guns

The sad truth is that the overwhelming majority of the “facts” used to argue for more gun control laws are almost always untrue. And if not completely untrue, they’re frequently twisted to the point where they’re no longer accurate or are egregiously misleading.

In an attempt to comb through the massive body of work that TTAG has done on the topic and tease out some of the more relevant articles to correct the most common misconceptions about guns, we’ve tried to make this page a simple and usable reference tool to quickly and easily look up relevant information. Think of it as a vast repository of the truth about guns.

General Information

Armed Teachers and School Staff

“Armor Piercing” AKA Hollow Point Bullets

  • The Truth About M855 5.56 NATO Ammunition
    The Obama White House has stated that M855 ammunition poses a specific and unique threat to police officers due to the composition of the projectile. We examine that statement, and look at the history of M855 ammo.
  • Proof: Hollow Point Bullets ARE NOT “Armor Piercing
    Nick takes a Level II bulletproof vest and tests it against both round nose and hollow point ammunition of the highest caliber it is rated to withstand, and fails to penetrate the vest. QED hollow points ARE NOT armor-piercing. Video included.

Assault Weapons and Assault Weapon Bans

Concealed Carry Permit Holders

Defensive Gun Use versus Murder Rate

Facts About the AR-15 Rifle

Firearms and Children

Firearms and Suicides

Guns Save Lives

 Gun Show Loophole

“High Capacity” Magazines

Mandatory Firearms Insurance

  • Mandatory Firearms Insurance is Racist
    The title kinda says it all. Mandatory firearms insurance is basically the same thing as a poll tax, which is illegal and unconstitutional, as well as immoral and racist.

Microstamping

Origin and Context of the Second Amendment

Terrorist Watchlist

Universal Background Checks