Virus Forces Cancellation of the NRA’s 2020 National Rifle & Pistol Championships

The National Rifle Association has canceled several shooting championships scheduled for this summer and is no longer sanctioning matches beyond April 30, according to a notice on the association’s Competitive Shooting Programs webpage. The canceled national events include the 2020 NRA Precision Pistol Championships, July 1-5, 2020; 2020 NRA High Power Championships, August 9-25, 2020; […]

Illinois Accidentally Bans Pandemic Carry, and Looking for Mr. Hi-Point’s Parts Kits

This is TTAG’s weekly roundup of legal and legislative news affecting guns, the gun business and gun owners’ rights. For a deeper dive into the topics discussed here, check out this week in gun rights at FPC.    Illinois may have just criminalized carrying firearms during the coronavirus pandemic In Illinois, it’s generally illegal to wear a […]

Like the Earlier US Version, Canada’s ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban is Doomed to Failure

The [Canadian] government announced that it is “banning“ 1,500 different kinds of “assault weapons.” That sounds impressive. It’s not — not a ban, and not impressive. It’s really 11 types of rifles, each with many, many different versions produced by different manufacturers — that’s where the 1,500 figure comes from. None of the weapons are […]

‘America, Guns, and Freedom’ Exposes the CDC’s Longtime Anti-Gun Bias

By Spencer Reed Irvine As gun rights and gun control advocates, political surrogates, spokespeople and other groups contemplate the future of the Second Amendment to the Constitution, Dr. Miguel A. Faria, Jr., M.D. has published a book that provides extensive background, history, context, and insight into the politicization of Second Amendment-related research over the last […]

Springfield Armory Chambers SAINT Victor Pistol in .308

Springfield Armory is now chambering its SAINT Victor Pistol in .308 Winchester, to go along with their existing offerings in 5.56 NATO and 300 Blackout. The SAINT Victor Pistol in .308 features a high-pressure-tested and magnetic-particle-inspected bolt and a 10.3-inch chrome-moly-vanadium Melonite-finished barrel with a pinned low-profile gas block. The flat trigger is a nickel-boron-coated […]

Media, Gun Control Groups Paint Lawful Michigan Protesters as Anti-Government Racists

[ED: This report is indicative of the way the protests in Michigan have been portrayed by the mainstream press. Note the attempt to tar the protesters — none of whom broke any laws — with racism and associate them with un-named, mysterious, insurrectionist “far-right groups.”] By Sara Burnett, Associated Press Gun-carrying protesters have been a […]

About That Less Than Illuminating RAND Corporation’s Gun Law Research Report . . .

By Elizabeth McGuigan In 2018, the RAND Corporation released a review of available research on various gun-related laws and their impacts on a range of eight outcomes. RAND has recently released an update of the report, adding five new categories of gun policies, and examining an expanded research period of 1995-2018. Weighing in at over 400 pages […]