Supreme Court Won’t Hear Challenge to Illinois ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban…Yet

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Earlier today, the Supreme Court denied cert in Barnett v. Raoul, a case challenging Illinois’ “assault weapons” ban and magazine capacity limit. And while that’s disappointing, it’s not entirely unexpected. The application for cert was made as part of an appeal for a preliminary injunction blocking the law…but the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals hasn’t […]

Murthy’s Lament: Americans Bought Another 1.06 Million Guns in June

More of the same. Another 1.06 million guns sold last month, slightly down from last year’s number. This won’t be good news to the Attorney General, but we have a feeling most Americans don’t really give a flying fornication what he thinks. The NSSF’s Mark Oliva had this to say about the June results . […]

Walking the Talk: Louisiana’s Governor Landry Keeps the 2A Promises He’s Made

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First-term Louisiana Gov. Jeff Landry is quite a stark contrast to his predecessor in many ways, but perhaps none more so than his approach to protecting and preserving Constitutional rights – specifically the Second Amendment. For Gov. Landry, it’s been promises made, promises kept to Louisianans who revere the right to keep and bear arms, […]

In Cargill, SCOTUS Ruled that Words Mean Things and Congress Writes the Laws

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By Shelby Baird Smith Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court took a major step in reining in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ (ATF) administrative overreach. The Court held in Garland v. Cargill that the agency exceeded its statutory authority by classifying semiautomatic rifles equipped with bump stocks as “machineguns” under the National Firearms Act […]

Chicago Tribune is ‘Worrified’ That Chicagoans Are Defending Themselves With Guns

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Last weekend, Chicagoans witnessed a weekend that saw at least 71 people shot. Tragically, nine of the victims died from their injuries. Just two weeks ago, Chicagoans survived a weekend that saw at least 44 people shot. Tragically, at least eight of the victims died from their injuries. In a city where criminals know they can get […]

War on Guns: Biden Tries to Cut Public Lands Access for Hunting and Shooting…Again

President Joe Biden is determined to decimate the notion that responsible gun owners should be able to responsibly teach the next generation of outdoorsmen and women recreational target shooting. His latest scheme is to shutter 98.9 percent of the Sonoran Desert National Monument to recreational target shooting. The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) finalized […]

Biden Threatens to Wage War on Law-Abiding Gun Owners…Again

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Just hours after Hunter Biden was convicted on three counts of falsifying the background check form when he purchased a handgun, President Joe Biden, his father, delivered a speech demanding more gun control. President Biden spoke to Everytown for Gun Safety’s “Gun Sense University” in Washington, D.C., in a “rinse, lather, repeat,” performance of nearly every other […]

Biden’s Anti-Gun Supporters are Expecting a Lot More If He’s Reelected

By Salam Fatohi Pew Research Service released a Cultural Issues and the 2024 Election report that shows there’s a stark difference in the way those who support more gun control and those who support gun rights see the issue of lawful gun ownership in America and what it means for the 2024 election. Pew Research Service surveyed […]

Anti-Gun Politicians Step Up SCOTUS Attacks As 2A Cases, Election Loom

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By Shelby Baird Smith There’s a troubling trend by certain politicians to salt the ground at the U.S. Supreme Court before more significant firearm-related cases can be argued and decided. Politicians are disparaging the justices in an attempt to politicize the Court and delegitimize its decisions, even before arguments are heard. It’s unfolding in the […]

Number of New Gun Owners Since 2020 Equals the Population of Florida

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Gun control activists hate gun ownership. “More guns means more violence!,” they shout. They’ll swear up and down that guns cause crime, not deranged and violent people. They push an unending agenda to limit the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding Americans to lawfully purchase and possess firearms. Gun control activists are in for some bad news: […]