Brady Campaign Uses ‘Stand Your Ground’ Lies, Fearmongering And Falsehoods in Arbery Shooting Case

The Brady gun control operation (as they’re currently known; that name is subject to change without notice), is taking advantage of the death of Ahmaud Arbery to criticize a law that protects Georgians’ self-defense rights and to further attack the right to keep and bear arms. Yesterday they tweeted: Ahmaud Arbery’s murderers may walk away […]

Broward Sergeant Who Stayed in His Car During Parkland Shooting Gets His Job Back

The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School exposed breathtaking levels of incompetence throughout the Broward County Sheriff’s Department. It started at the top with the preening, clownish Sheriff Scott Israel and from there to Captain Jan Morgan, who ordered responding deputies to form a perimeter around the school rather than enter and challenge the […]

After Gun Sales Surge, DOJ Asks for More Money to Fund NICS, Pay for ATF Gun ‘Retrievals’

As gun sales surge during the coronavirus pandemic, the Justice Department is asking Congress for more enforcement resources — including to confiscate guns from people who shouldn’t legally be able to own them. In recent outreach to Capitol Hill, DOJ made two requests related to the spike in gun purchases, according to two sources with […]

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Employs Militarized Rhetoric, Tactics to COVID-19 Response, Protests

By Theresa Inacker Over the past several weeks, Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey has used peculiar words to describe his approach to handling the COVID-19 situation. Those words include “army,” “recruit,” “deploy,” and finally, “SWAT team.” These words resound like a dog whistle for Second Amendment advocates: caution ahead. In a recent press briefing, […]

Plainclothes Louisville Police Raid Wrong Home, Shoot Homeowner Eight Times, Killing Her

A lawsuit filed in Louisville alleges that three plainclothes cops in unmarked cars raided the wrong address looking for a suspect who was already in custody. When the officers forced the door, allegedly without announcing themselves or knocking, they woke EMT Breonna Taylor and her CCW-licensed boyfriend. One or both of the residents, jarred awake […]

News Flash: Most Common Civilian-Owned Firearms Are ‘Military Grade’ Weapons

One of the phrases that frequently gets tossed around by anti-gun activists — people like noted firearms experts Emma Gonzalez and Justin Trudeau — is “military grade weapons.” The connotation, of course, is usually modern sporting rifles such as the AR-15 or so-called “high capacity” pistols, though high capacity is all rather relative and conveniently […]