Groundbreaking: The Trace Uncovers Why Chicagoans Carry Guns

We suppose that any time a couple of notoriously anti-gun organizations spend their cash on utterly useless, blindingly obvious “research,” that means fewer dollars down the road to push anti-gun ballot initiatives, lobby squishy elected officials and fund the campaigns of hoplophobic candidates. Which is why we’re just fine with a recent study being pumped […]

TTAG Daily Digest: The NRA Went All In, (Shot)Spotty Progress in Chicago and More of the Same in Florida

This should surprise precisely no one . . . Audit shows NRA spending surged $100 million amidst pro-Trump push in 2016 The National Rifle Association?s overall spending surged by more than $100 million in 2016, surpassing any previous annual NRA spending totals on record, according to an audit obtained by the Center for Responsive Politics. […]

Bryant Gumbel: Basketball Players Now Fair Game for Chicago Gang Bangers

According to the caption under the teaser for HBO’s upcoming Real Sports program, “Host Bryant Gumbel returns to his hometown of Chicago to report from Marshall High School, site of the iconic sports film, Hoop Dreams.” Mr. Gumbel reveals that Chicago gang bangers gave b-ballers a “hooper’s pass” back in the day, “excluding them from the violence.” […]