Semi-Automatic Weapons Are Under Fire…Again

By Roger J. Katz “It’s like déjà vu all over again.” – Yogi Berra If you asked your fellow Americans to point to one defining moment in our nation’s recent history, many would likely mention the 2001 terrorist attacks. Some Americans might point to Barack Obama being elected as U.S. President. Some might mention the […]

The Case for Continued Support of the NRA

Duane Liptak is executive vice president of Magpul Industries and a member of the NRA board of directors. He’s published an open letter to the gun community at Ammoland making the case for unity and continued support of the National Rifle Association by those of us who value our gun rights. As some have said […]

Trump’s Extra-Legislative Order to Ban Bump Fire Stocks is Illegal

By Roger J. Katz Although President Trump could and should have left the matter of bump fire stocks to Congress, Trump’s unilateral action, banning civilian ownership and possession of bump stocks is unlawful. That isn’t an open question. The answer to that question, under constitutional law, is clear and categorical. Trump cannot lawfully do so. But, he took that action anyway. The […]

Even Sen. Feinstein Knows the Trump Bump Stock Ban is on Thin Legal Ice

You would think that California’s doyenne of civilian disarmament, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, would be as happy as a pig in slop about President Trump unconstitutionally and arbitrarily re-classifying bump stocks at machine guns. But in a lengthy op-ed piece she wrote for the Washington Post, Feinstein stated the following; (L)et’s not celebrate too quickly. Presidents […]

NRA Releases Statement on the Trump Bump Stock Ban

The National Rifle Association has issued an official statement on the Trump bump stock ban. Now that the ATF has complied with President Trump’s virtual order to reclassify bump fire stocks as machine guns, the NRA claims that it was either “let ATF review its prior determinations” or risk even more restrictive action…from a GOP-controlled congress…that […]

Thomas Jefferson on the Bump Stock Ban: Dangerous Freedom Over Peaceful Slavery

In light of the bump stock ban becoming official, here is a friendly reminder from a founding father: No freeman shall ever be debarred the use of arms. – Thomas Jefferson, first draft of the Virginia Constitution I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery. – Our nation’s third president, Thomas Jefferson, 1787 In Jefferson’s original […]

BREAKING: Firearms Policy Coalition, Others File Lawsuit to Block Trump Bump Stock Ban

Well that didn’t take long. H/T to Adam Kraut for the heads up . . . Washington, D.C., Dec. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, attorneys for an owner of a “bump-stock” device and three constitutional rights advocacy organizations filed a federal lawsuit against the Trump Administration’s new confiscatory ban on firearm parts, additionally challenging […]