Two-Thirds of Voters Say Gun Crime is a Criminal Problem, Not a Public Health Problem

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By Salam Fatohi There are many concerns with U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy’s recent declaration that “gun violence” is a public health “crisis.” First among them is that the voting public largely disagrees. Two thirds of voters, or 66 percent, polled think that criminal misuse of a firearm is a criminal justice issue and not […]

Narrative Buster: Study Shows No Relation Between Lawful Concealed Carry and More Stolen Guns

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Gun-control groups campaign against right-to-carry laws by claiming that guns carried in public pose a substantial threat to public safety, and that concealed carry permitting laws lead to more violent crime, not less. Giffords, for instance, alleges that “the dangers of permissive public carry laws” include an increase in gun thefts and “other undesirable outcomes,” […]

SCOTUS’s 2023 Term Was a Triumph for Reining in Executive Branch Overreach

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By Shelby Baird Smith The U.S. Supreme Court’s 2023 Term has been a triumph for reining in executive overreach. It is no secret that the Biden administration has used its executive agencies—and for our industry Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in particular—to circumvent the will of Congress to enact its radical antigun […]

The Latest Spin: Blaming the Gun Store for Hunter Biden’s Illegal Purchase

Gannett’s flagship newspaper USA TODAY claims in a recent story that if a Delaware gun shop had “done its job” in 2018, Hunter Biden would never have been able to illegally purchase the .38 Special Colt Cobra revolver, which led to his three felony convictions. “By law, handguns can be sold by shops only to […]

Why Does Citibank Finance ‘Weapons of War’ While Freezing Out US Gun Makers?

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  Citigroup, the international banking giant worth over $300 billion, is suffering from a case of cognitive dissonance when it comes to their banking services policies. Citigroup is holding steadfast to their refusal to provide services to firearm businesses that won’t knuckle under to their gun control demands, but is standing by their decision to finance […]

The Revolutionary War and America’s Turning Point

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Perhaps the greatest military victory in the history of America, the Battles of Saratoga are known as the “Turning Point,” and without those victories, there almost assuredly wouldn’t be the “Shining City on a Hill” that we cherish today. The beleaguered American forces desperately needed something – anything – to show it could stand and fight the […]

Understanding What the Loper Bright and Jarkesy Regulatory Earthquake Means for Gun Owners

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As Dan posted yesterday, the Supreme Court has decided Loper Bright v. Raimondo, and in so doing has officially overruled and destroyed the doctrine of Chevron deference. Under Chevron, federal courts were severely handcuffed when evaluating federal agencies’ interpretations of federal law. Loper Bright followed the Court’s decision the day before in SEC v. Jarkesy, which […]