Car Plows Into Carnival Crowd in German City of Volkmarsen

Last week, Germany saw a shooter attack two locations in Hanau, killing eight and wounding five before being shot and killed by police. As night follows day, that resulted in calls for more gun control in a country with already strict laws governing civilian firearm ownership. Today, an unidentified man used a different weapon, a […]

Guns for Beginners: What Is An ‘Assault Weapon’?

Reader Corey Roberts writes: The calls to ban ‘assault weapons’ never seem to subside. Images of AR-15s, the media’s favorite rifle to demonize, flash across countless headlines, and Moms Demand an end to “weapons of war on our streets.” Countless celebrities tweet and make pleas to ban these evil rifles designed to do “just one […]

When Bloomberg’s Media Arm Uses the Bloomberg School Director for a Quote on Gun Research

The author quoted below, writing at Bloomberg Opinion, doesn’t mention that Daniel Webster is the Bloomberg professor of American health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Instead, Francis Wilkinson only IDs Webster in his piece as as director of the Center for Gun Policy and Research at Johns Hopkins University. Surely that’s just an […]

California’s Doctors Should Start Writing Prescriptions for Firearms

Earlier this week, California Governor Gavin Newsom shared some deep thoughts on the state’s exploding homelessness problem. The Golden State, which already has something of a spending problem, is laying out about a billion dollars to do something about its burgeoning homeless population of almost 160,000 people. Newsom’s solution: enable doctors to prescribe housing. Doctors […]

Alabama’s Plan for a Centralized Concealed Carry Database Is A Very Bad Idea

Alabama state Representative Proncey Robertson is pushing House Bill 39, the Alabama Uniform Concealed Carry Permit Act. It would create a centralized state database of concealed carry permits under the control of Alabama State Law Enforcement Agency. Currently, permits are issued by the state’s county sheriffs who maintain their own records. The National Rifle Association […]

Gun Review: Benelli M4 Tactical Shotgun

Benelli is known for making shotguns for discerning customers. Customers like the U.S. Marine Corps, the French Special Forces, the Irish Special Forces, the Israeli Special Forces, the SAS, as well as lots of assorted law enforcement agencies. And the Benelli M4 is the Cadillac of semi-automatic tactical shotguns. The Benelli M4 was initially designed […]

What Anti-Gun Politicians Really Fear

It isn’t about guns, it’s abut control. Always has been, always will be. Such facts might lead town hall participants to ask Democratic presidential candidates how many law-abiding citizens they are prepared to criminalize and demean in their pursuit of gun control? Do they seriously intend to make felons of millions of residents of the […]