The New York Times really hates ccw

Say what you will about Lott, but he really points out the obvious in this article: Guns and the New York Times: Why shouldn't Americans be able to defend themselves? So how law-abiding are police?  With about 570,000 full-time police officers in the US at that time, that translates into about 124 crimes by police … Continue reading The New York Times really hates ccw

Shannon Watts is not an anti gun activist, she’s a propagandist.

Pro click article right here: http://dailycaller.com/2015/02/20/moms-demand-actions-shannon-watts-is-a-propagandist-not-an-activist/ Tony Katz lays it out succinctly: Shannon Watts isn't about activism, she's a propagandist who doesn't want discussion. She wants to dictate terms.

The pushback against Campus Carry is much ado about nothing.

Campus Carry is making the news, especially after the remarks of one Nevada Lawmaker who suggested that women shooting rapists would have a deterrence effect: The sponsor of a bill in Nevada, Assemblywoman Michele Fiore, said in a telephone interview: “If these young, hot little girls on campus have a firearm, I wonder how many … Continue reading The pushback against Campus Carry is much ado about nothing.

Politi”fact” got it wrong when rating NRA claims as false.

Back in 2013, Politifact published this article "debunking" a NRA fundraising flyer, and honed in on the "ban ammunition" talking point in particular: Here we’ll examine what the NRA listed as reason No. 2 -- "Obama supported Ted Kennedy’s ammo ban to outlaw all deer-hunting ammunition." It's an oldie, but a goodie. The NRA used … Continue reading Politi”fact” got it wrong when rating NRA claims as false.

Kleck responds to “Armed with Reason” hitpiece: Defensive Gun Use Is Not a Myth

II'd previously written about Slate's hitpiece “The Myth of the Good Guy With a Gun” and how it was riddled with problems, but Gary Kleck himself has penned a great smackdown in response to their drivel over on Politico: It’s deja vu all over again. In a recent Politico Magazine article, Evan DeFillipis and Devin Hughes resuscitate criticisms … Continue reading Kleck responds to “Armed with Reason” hitpiece: Defensive Gun Use Is Not a Myth

Bill to remove firearms exemptions from Consumer Products Standards

You can bet that when someone mentions "Safety" in the same breath as "Firearms" that this is a backdoor method to make widespread changes to law. To amend the Consumer Product Safety Act to remove the exclusion of pistols, revolvers, and other firearms from the definition of consumer product in order to permit the issuance of safety … Continue reading Bill to remove firearms exemptions from Consumer Products Standards

2nd Amendment Restoration for Felons?

This article is making the rounds: Conservatives Would Let Felons Vote and Pack Heat Conservatives say they'll support a liberal plan to enfranchise felons only if ex-cons can have their guns back, too. It’s an idea so incredibly crazy it just might work: Restoring voting rights to non-violent felons—if they get back their right to … Continue reading 2nd Amendment Restoration for Felons?

#sayyes2moreammo – The Anti’s Are At It Again: Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act

Soldier Systems Daily is one of my favorite blogs to read as he provides all sorts of information on new gear and firearms trends.   He posted the following on his site this evening: Last week, Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) unveiled their latest attempt to harm the rights of legal … Continue reading #sayyes2moreammo – The Anti’s Are At It Again: Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act

This guy gets it: Another Day, Another Shoddy Antigun Study from the Left

I came across this article today: http://www.townhall.com/tipsheet/mattvespa/2015/02/02/another-day-another-shoddy-antigun-study-from-the-left-n1950277 A refreshing read, written by Matt Vespa - he dismantles a Center For American Progress report about youth "gun violence" titled "YOUNG GUNS: HOW GUN VIOLENCE IS DEVASTATING THE MILLENNIAL GENERATION" As you can imagine, it's filled with the usual litany of junk science, twisted statistics, and more: In the … Continue reading This guy gets it: Another Day, Another Shoddy Antigun Study from the Left

Obama Administration proposes cutting ATF funds by 12%

This is interesting: The Justice Department would see a small funding increase under President Obama’s proposed budget, but key Justice agencies such as the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives would have to make do with less money, budget documents show. Funding is up for top priorities such as national security … Continue reading Obama Administration proposes cutting ATF funds by 12%