Illinois Governor Pritzker Gets it Right, Designates Gun and Ammunition Suppliers as Essential in Emergency

From the Second Amendment Foundation: The Second Amendment Foundation applauds Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker for including firearm and ammunition suppliers on the list of “essential businesses and operations” that will remain open during the Prairie State’s “Shelter-In-Place” emergency due to the ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus emergency. “When an anti-gun Democrat governor declares that essential businesses include […]

NSSF Asks Homeland Security to Designate Gun Manufacturers, Retailers a ‘National Critical Infrastructure Industry’

As more states issue shelter-in-place orders, closing businesses and confining people to their homes unless shopping for food or medicine, the nation’s firearms and ammunition manufacturers have begun to be affected. Case in point: yesterday’s shutdown of the Remington factory in Ilion, New York. The industry produces firearms, ammunition, optics, and other equipment for military, […]

NSSF Implores Government Officials to Designate Gun Business ‘Critical’ During Emergency

The National Shooting Sports Foundation has just sent this message to member businesses: As your industry’s trade association, we want you to know the National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) is hard at work for you during this challenging time as the nation faces the COVID-19 pandemic. NSSF is in contact with the White House, Capitol Hill […]

Tell Us: What Are You Carrying Now?

We’ve talked to a large number of gun owners in recent days about what they’re carrying now. Some have changed their EDC gun and gear based on an increased level of perceived risk. Some are sticking with the tried and true. Others have confided that they are now carrying a firearm for the first time […]

The Trace: Gun Industry’s Savvy Marketing is Feeding the National Gun Buying Surge

These are dark days for Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun agitprop generators at The Trace. Sure, there’s that whole global pandemic thing, with cities, states, businesses and entire industries shutting down and people getting sick and dying. But what’s really worrying those plucky content creators at @teamtrace isn’t the death or the economic devastation. It’s the fact […]

And Now for Something Completely Different

The news hasn’t been good these last few days. It’s easy to get caught up in the hour-by-hour, sometimes minute-by-minute reports of quarantines, shut-downs and shelter-in-place orders and let it overwhelm you. While that’s certainly natural and perfectly understandable, it’s important to manage your intake. Step away from the news and do something else occasionally […]