Mexico v. US Gun Makers: The Frivolous Lawsuit That Just Will Not Die

Jonathan Lowy

On January 22, a panel for the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the First Circuit revived a lawsuit brought by the Mexican government against prominent members of the U.S. firearms industry. The case seeks to shift blame for Mexico’s woeful crime problem from its lack of competent governance to the American gun industry and their customers, to the […]

Happy Belated 169th Birthday to the Great John Moses Browning

This is John Moses Browning’s place of business in Ogden Utah, circa 1880. There’s something inherently comforting about a good outfitter store, one that carries all of the guns, ammo, knives, boots, and other assorted gear that you need for being out in the wild. If you’ve ever been in one, you know. You can […]

Armed Self-Defense Skills are Simple, Difficult and Necessary

Woman gun range training practice

We go along, day after day, year after year, and then something happens to us that changes our perspective. I was talking to a young man not long after I wrote about armed defense. Each of the ordinary stories I covered included an advanced self-defense skill. The young man said he wanted to make his […]

Massachusetts SAFER Act Is a Nightmare for Law-Abiding Gun Owners

Pro gun protest signs

“This is tremendously devious,” Jim Wallace, executive director of the Gun Owners Action League told the Herald. Lawmakers were open and available to meet and hear from gun owners while writing their proposed law — excepting the Senate President, Wallace said — but that didn’t prevent the Senate from releasing another bad bill. “The problem with voicing […]