The Contorted Rahimi Ruling Didn’t Damage Bruen as Anti-Gunners Had Hoped

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Today’s narrow Supreme Court decision in Rahimi failed to produce the damage the anti-gun crowd hoped for against Bruen. The Bruen decision remains intact and will continue to be an important building block necessary to continue winning firearms freedom one lawsuit at a time.  None of the justices in the Bruen majority cast aside the […]

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 […]

Gun Violence Archive Data Shows Violent Crime Has Skyrocketed Under Biden

Joe Biden flipflops on violent crime rates – sometimes they’re going up, sometimes they’re going down – depending on who is in the audience. He uses two vastly different data sources to create his mixed messages.  Biden cites FBI data when trying to convince voters that crime is not out of control, so they feel […]

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 […]

The CDC Admits its Latest Anti-Gun Report is Misleading and Full of Holes

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Three teenage girls were alone in their Lawrence County, Kentucky home one hot summer day in 2019. Suddenly, a white car pulled up and two men got out. One man started kicking in the front door. The second suspect circled around to the backyard and began breaking out a window with a shovel. The youngest […]

Never Interrupt Your Opponent When She’s Making a Mistake

With the announcement of Friday’s 6-3 Supreme Court decision overturning the block on bump stocks, there were the usual responses from the industry (yay!), the Brady bunch (boo!) and the typical bloviation from observers on both sides of the issue. On the pro-gun side, comments were calm and measured. At the same time, pro-gun leaders […]

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 […]

What Today’s Ruling in Cargill Means for the 2A and Other Gun-Related Cases

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As Dan’s initial post reported, in an opinion by the ever-reliable Justice Clarence Thomas, the Supreme Court drop-kicked the ATF’s reinterpretation of the National Firearms Act, depositing it on the ash heap of history. However, for those of you looking for another expansion of Second Amendment rights, you won’t find it here. Garland v. Cargill is and always […]

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 […]