What Does ‘Responsible Gun Ownership’ Mean?

By MarkPA Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership is devoted to…responsible run ownership. The presumption is that there really is such a thing as “responsible” gun ownership distinguishable from “irresponsible” gun ownership. Let’s think about what that might mean. The debate over gun control and gun rights is highly polarized. So much so that one might say that […]

As Gun Owners, Why Do We Live in Fear?

By P.A. Deacon If you are a regular reader of TTAG you will have seen the reports about the record-breaking NICS background checks performed by the FBI. Every month seems to show more FBI NICS checks than the month before. This past August, the NICS check system totaled 2,073,296 checks making it the “highest number for […]

What to Expect From A Kavanaugh Supreme Court – Part 1

By MarkPA In “The Death of Gun Control?” Dr. Robert Young wrote: “Now, [Second Amendment jurisprudence] will develop with the intended purpose of limiting government power rather than ‘living’ through death by a thousand cuts.” But these changes will not necessarily occur dramatically or at once. The new composition of SCOTUS should place Chief Justice Roberts, with […]

Armed People and the Preservation of Freedom

By Miguel A. Faria, Jr., M.D. In debunking the myth that “guns increase violent crime,” Richard Poe, the former editor of FrontPage Magazine, has rebutted the false assumption that America is more violent than other nations, again emphasizing that more people during the twentieth century were killed in other countries by their own governments than […]

The Heller Decision’s ‘In Case of Confrontation’ Language Could Help Expand Gun Rights Still Further

By MarkPA There has been much debate about the Second Amendment grounded in several significant Supreme Court Decisions:  D.C. v. Heller, McDonald v. City of Chicago, and Caetano v. Massachusetts. But what do these decisions stand for? What do they portend for the future? This may develop from the proposition articulated in Heller: “. . […]