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Long Term Trends in Gun Sales Remain Strong

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Discussion of the state of the firearms industry began again with the release of the August NICS numbers. Allegations of a fading industry recur every month. Obama was the greatest gun salesman ever, Hillary Clinton almost was, and Trump may be the worst yet. 

UK: Growing Support for Arming More Police

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The UK’s fear of firearms, and potential weapons of all kinds, is well-documented. Subjects are urged not to carry any item, such as pepper spray, that might be adapted for self-defense. Officers take to social media to boast of “weapons sweeps” that turn up old kitchen knives, baseball bats, and sharpened sticks.

Rhode Island: House Gives Final Approval to Gun Control Bill

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House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello summoned lawmakers back to Providence in a rare September session, and the House passed an anti-gun bill Tuesday afternoon.  The session had abruptly ended in June with the budget and a handful of other issues unresolved.  Among the unfinished business was H.5510/S.405.  The bill, which was aggressively pushed by anti-gun groups Moms Demand Action and Everytown, falsely portrayed this bill as domestic violence legislation. 

House GOP pushes to loosen gun rules

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House GOP leaders are moving forward with plans to vote on two gun-related measures in the coming weeks, the first time Congress has taken up the controversial issue since Donald Trump became president.

Secretary Zinke Declares October National Hunting and Fishing Month

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Just days before National Hunting and Fishing Day – which is held on September 23rd every year - U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke declared October will officially be recognized as National Hunting and Fishing Month at the Department. Zinke championed the order to recognize the lasting and positive impact of hunters and anglers on wildlife and habitat conservation in America. This order comes on the heels of several major sportsmen actions from Interior including Wednesday's announcement of the addition of 600 acres of land in Arizona's Santa Teresa Mountains to make Wilderness Areas accessible for hunting and fishing.

Canada: The gun registry's legacy - creating needless paperwork criminals

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After the Chretien Liberal government spent years (and billions of tax dollars) trying to make criminals of every hunter, farmer, collector and target shooter with a gun, Canada’s firearms community has every right to worry the Trudeau administration intends to restore the reviled long-gun registry disbanded by the Conservative government more than five years ago.

Anti-Gun Politicians: Blocking Out The Facts About Suppressors

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As soon as the Hearing Protection Act was put forward on Jan. 9, 2017, leftists came out of the woodwork to criticize and misconstrue the goals of those who supported removing suppressors from the auspices of the National Firearms Act (1934). They did this by trying to control the language of the debate—using the word "silencer" instead of "suppressor."

Reuniting The United States With Reciprocity

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Most concealed-carry permit holders understand the potential pitfalls of traveling with a firearm, given the outrageous patchwork of state laws involved in even a short interstate trip. And while we haven’t posted much about reciprocity of late, important national concealed-carry reciprocity legislation is still in play and needs your help now to gain passage.

The Washington Post Gets It Wrong On New Gun Legislation

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Law-abiding gun owners are tired of reading articles from elitist writers who want nothing more than to eliminate gun ownership in America. The latest example was Dana Milbank’s Sept. 11 piece, “The NRA’s idea of recreation: Assault rifles, armor-piercing bullets and silencers.”

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