Virginia Democrats Advance Bill to Ban Sale of ‘Assault Weapons,’ Suppressors, Mandate ‘High Cap’ Magazine Destruction

The Virginia House Public Safety Committee passed HB961 today in a hearing room that was packed with gun rights supporters…until they were ejected. As the AP reports . . . A state House committee on Friday advanced legislation backed by Gov. Ralph Northam to ban the sale of certain semiautomatic firearms, including popular AR-15 style […]

FBI Data: Violent Crime Continues to Fall While Legislatures Move to Ban ‘Assault Weapons’

By Elizabeth McGuigan Crime continued to decline in the first half of 2019, according to new preliminary data published by the FBI. Violent crimes dropped by 3.1 percent compared to January-June 2018 and property crime fell by 5.6 percent. Looking at violent crimes, the decline was seen in every region and follows decreases in 2018 and 2017. […]

EAA Introduces the Girsan MC1911 Noel in .45 ACP and 9mm

European American Armory Corporation (EAA Corp.), importers of select quality and affordable handguns, rifles, and shotguns, revealed their latest competition handgun, the Girsan MC1911 Noel, during the 2020 SHOT Show, held Jan. 21 – 24, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The MC1911 Noel incorporates features recommended by EAA’s newest sponsored USPSA competition shooter, Noel Zarza. Built on […]

Some Rural Virginia Democrats Not On Board With Gov. Northam’s Gun-Grabbing Plans

Virginia Governor Ralph “Blackface” Northam suffered another defeat Monday. Lost among news of the Democrats’ disastrous Iowa Caucus fiasco, Old Dominion lawmakers blocked another of Northam’s gun control proposals. Northam wanted to make it a felony for gun owners to allow their minor kids access to firearms for self-defense or other lawful purposes. Or even […]

Tennessee’s Proposed Red Flag Law Would be the Worst in the Nation

“Red flag” confiscation laws are a legal abomination. By design, they deliberately eliminate due process protections by suspending an individual’s Second Amendment rights without a hearing (at least one where the targeted gun owner is present). Red flag laws, or gun violence restraining orders as they’re sometimes called, also eliminate the need for evidence, since […]

Vista Outdoor Beats Third Quarter Earnings Estimates, Shows Positive Ammunition Revenue Growth

Press release . . . “We are pleased to see continued stabilization of the ammunition market, alongside year over year growth for many of our brands.  Notably, our Ammunition business delivered positive revenue growth for the first time in eleven quarters,” said Vista Outdoor Chief Executive Officer Chris Metz.  “While the external environment remains fluid, we […]

New York State Files Charges Against NRA for Selling Insurance Without a License

New York State’s Department of Financial Services has filed civil charges against the National Rifle Association over some of the Carry Guard insurance products sold in the state. Translation, the Empire State’s ultra-partisan, hoplophobic government officials want the NRA to fork over millions of dollars to the state in “civil” fines to make this “complaint” […]