NRA Youth Shooting Camp Makes Memories

While TTAG’s Luis Valdez spent Saturday at the Big Gun Rights Rally in Florida, I spent the weekend in Illinois teaching kids how to shoot pistols. We made memories for the kids on that pistol line.  Not only that, but we made sure these young men and women stayed safe while having fun and learning […]

The NRA President Comes to Effingham, Illinois

The new National Rifle Association President Oliver North came to the heart of the USA – Effingham, Illinois Thursday. God, country and family marked the three primary themes of his visit. Of course, he threw in a health dose of guns for good measure as well. That seemed appropriate as Effingham County holds the distinction […]

Legal Precedents Don’t Favor Gun Owners in Confiscation Cases

One of the arguments gun rights advocates frequently make when discussing the legality of outlawing the possession of certain firearms (so-called “assault weapons”) and gear (standard capacity magazines, bump fire stocks) is that requiring gun owners to remove, destroy or turn in the banned items constitutes an illegal taking under the Fifth Amendment. …nor shall […]

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