On Thursday, John Lott and the Crime Prevention Research Center published a comprehensive survey of the growth in concealed-carry permits in the United States. The numbers are stunning – not just in their growth, but in their depth and consequence.
What do most of us think about legal gun owners? In theory, legally armed Americans are is just like anyone else, except they are armed and statistically much more law abiding . In practice, unarmed America views firearms owners with fear and distrust, and they commit more crimes.
Families can play minigames, watch food demonstrations, taste healthy food and drink, participate in a scavenger hunt and learn first-aid and firearm safety tips in the Family Room building at Penn State’s Ag Progress Days, Aug. 15-17. According to specialists in the College of Agricultural Sciences, the focus of Family Room programming is to present […]
The 32nd annual Gun Rights Policy Conference – a gathering of many of the big names in the Second Amendment community – is scheduled for the weekend of Sept. 29-Oct. 1 in Dallas, Texas, and there may be a special urgency with this year’s event.
“American Idol” winner Scotty McCreery was cited for a misdemeanor violation last week when he tried to pass through airport security with a loaded gun. The News & Observer reports that McCreery was stopped by Transportation Security Administration agents at Raleigh-Durham International Airport in North Carolina when the X-ray detected a loaded 9 mm Smith […]
Newly appointed White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci has posted his support for stringent gun-control laws – a position that would be at odds with President Trump’s views. “I have always been for strong gun control laws,” Scaramucci tweeted after the December 2012 shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., in which […]
Sponsored by NRA-ILA Fairfax, Va.— A group of Maryland citizens, with the support of the National Rifle Association, filed a petition to the United States Supreme Court on Friday seeking to reverse a Court of Appeals ruling that stripped some of America’s most popular rifles of Second Amendment protection. The 4th Circuit ruling in the case Kolbe v. Hogan is […]
What the fresh hell is this mess? Earlier this afternoon, Anthony “the Mooch” Scaramucci announced he had accepted an offer from President Trump’s to become the next White House Communications Director. This was the third position Scaramucci had been offered in the Trump administration. In fact, The Mooch was previously set to become Director of the White House’s […]
Sponsored by NRA-ILA Today, July 21, 2017, the California Department of Justice (DOJ), without warning or any notification, has submitted another set of proposed regulations for the registration of newly classified “assault weapons” to the Office of Administrative Law. As with their past two attempts, DOJ has once again listed these regulations as “File and Print […]
According to the Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC), the number of concealed handgun permit holders has soared to an impressive 16.3 million law-abiding citizens! But has that turned America into the “Wild West” as liberals feared? Not quite. It’s also interesting that despite the media’s claim the NRA is “racist and sexist”, some of the biggest increases in […]