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NSSF and SAAMI Issue a Joint Statement on the Las Vegas Tragedy

NSSF and SAAMI Issue a Joint Statement on the Las Vegas Tragedy

On October 9, 2017, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) and the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturer's Institute (SAAMI) issued a joint statement on the Las Vegas Tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the families and loved ones of all those killed and injured in the criminal attack in Las Vegas. The…

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Accidental Gun Shootings Reach All Time Low

Accidental Gun Shootings Reach All Time Low

Now here is some great news from the National Safety Council: accidental gun shootings have reached an all-time recorded low! According its annual “Injury facts” report, the NSC reports that 489 accidental gun deaths occurred in 2015—a sharp 17 percent drop from the previous year and the lowest recorded since 1903. This new low in…

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Deceptive Anti-Gun Filmmakers Face $12 Million Lawsuit

Deceptive Anti-Gun Filmmakers Face $12 Million Lawsuit

Remember earlier this year when documentary director Stephanie Soechtig and her producer Katie Couric were caught deceptively editing their anti-gun documentary Under the Gun to make gun proponents look uninformed? Well, now the filmmakers are facing a $12 million defamation lawsuit. The lawsuit comes from the Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL), a Second Amendment rights advocacy…

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Gun Ownership at 40 Year Low with Record Gun Sales?

Gun Ownership at 40 Year Low with Record Gun Sales?

In my last article I included a quote from Andrei Berman, a spokesman for Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun group Everytown for Gun Safety, who thinks that gun manufacturers are using fear tactics to sell to minorities because gun ownership is the lowest it has been in 40 years. Now, I never take anything these people say…

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No New Guns for Dope Smokers, Court Rules

No New Guns for Dope Smokers, Court Rules

Do you smoke dope, perhaps even with a medical prescription? No new guns for you if you reside in their jurisdiction, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit says, upholding a dismissal from the lower courts. It all started with an “Open Letter” the ATF distributed in July 2011 stating that it was…

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Facebook's Move Against Pro-Gun Groups

Facebook’s Move Against Pro-Gun Groups

We all know what gun control looks like. When Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced last year that the state would no longer recognize out-of-state concealed handgun permits, ending reciprocity for about 6.3 million people who otherwise could legally carry concealed into Virginia, the gun community cried foul. By January, reciprocity was restored with pressure…

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The ATF Caught Maintaining Illicit Databases

The ATF Caught Maintaining Illicit Databases

Most of us in the pro-gun crowd have a healthy mistrust of government. It comes with the territory. After all, the Second Amendment was not written to protect sporting rights; it exists because we have the right to protect ourselves and our families, as well as the right to protect our republic from tyranny. It…

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ATF Delivers Mixed Message on Civilian Gun Ownership

ATF Delivers Mixed Message on Civilian Gun Ownership

Deputy Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Thomas Brandon delivered a decidedly mixed message on the agency’s role in upholding the Second Amendment. “Public safety is the reason we exist,” he said, speaking to CBS’s Sunday Morning. “ . . . it’s not to take people’s guns. It’s to regulate firearms that…

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Democrats Introduce Bill to Ban Kids from Using Assault Rifles

Democrats Introduce Bill to Ban Kids from Using Assault Rifles

When lawmakers try to use emotion to pass their agenda, they often implore you to think of the children. Well, Washington Democrats introduced legislation Tuesday that would ban children younger than 16 from using machine guns and so-called military style assault rifles. The bill, called the Help End Assault Rifle Tragedies Act, or HEART Act,…

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Machine Guns Are Not Constitutionally Protected, Court Rules

Machine Guns Are Not Constitutionally Protected, Court Rules

Thought about owning a fully automatic rifle lately? The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that fully automatic and select-fire weapons are “dangerous and unusual” and are not protected in the Constitution. The three judge panel made the ruling based on the National Firearms Act of 1934 and the Gun Control Act of 1968…

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