VIDEO: Gas Station Shootout, Brady Background Checks Fail to Deliver, and Pincus Appointed to SAO Board of Directors – TTAG Daily Digest

  Brady Background Check has Failed to Live Up to its Promises You mean the system is flawed?… “ATF agents did not consider most of the prohibited persons who had obtained guns to be dangerous.” Those words, quoted last year by USA TODAY, explain why the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and local governments are […]

Washington State is the New California

My state of birth is Washington State. I was fortunate to grow up in a state with stunning mountains, plentiful pine trees, and more sunshine than one might expect. When I started shooting and hunting I discovered something else: Washington State had darn good laws relating to gun rights and awesome hunting opportunities. Fast forward […]

Shanon Watts: “There’s Absolutely No Regulation of AR-15s in Texas. No Background Check Required.”

I’ve had intelligent conversations about gun control with rabidly anti-gun people. They can be reasonable and intelligent, analyzing new facts as they’re presented and sometimes even changing their opinions. But when they start the conversation believing false information, that discussion becomes unproductive to say the least. Misinformation and lies are the best way to ensure […]

2016 Gun Sales at 27.5 Million, Media Blames Gun-Crazed Minority

Despite economic uncertainty, Americans bought guns at a record pace in 2016. The FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) processed some 27.5 million inquiries. Each of those checks typically indicates the purchase of one or more firearms. Since December 1998, the FBI has processed over 253 million NICS queries. This recently released empirical evidence refutes […]

Blue Force Gear Quote of the Day: National Newspaper Discovers Criminals Don’t Comply With Gun Control Laws

“The FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) does not have a record for the name Todd Christopher Kohlhepp in relation to a purchase of a firearm. That is to say, it does not appear his name was presented to NICS for a background check by a federal firearms licensee.” – FBI spokesman Don Wood […]