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Garland says DOJ would ‘advance’ Biden’s pro-gun control policies
Jon Michael Raasch - Fox News
Published on: 2/26/2021
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said gun control is a 'priority' for Biden.
New York AG Moves to Toss NRA Bankruptcy
Stephen Gutowski - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 2/25/2021
Democrat AG Letitia James looks to seize NRA assets
Louisiana shooting spree leaves 3 dead; armed citizens credited with saving lives
Michael Ruiz and Brie Stimson - Fox News
Published on: 2/24/2021
The crime happened near a gun store and range just outside New Orleans
Colorado: 2021 Legislative Session Convenes with the Introduction of Numerous Gun Bills
NRA - ILA
Published on: 2/23/2021
This week, the Colorado General Assembly convened for its 2021 Legislative Session. Multiple pro- and anti-gun bills have already been introduced, though no hearings have currently been scheduled. Below are a handful of important measures to be aware of.
New DC Gun Dealer Sees Business Boom After Overcoming City Roadblocks
Stephen Gutowski - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 2/22/2021
A man who had to hire a lobbyist to help him navigate regulatory hurdles to become the first and only licensed Washington, D.C., gun dealer in nearly a year is now seeing business boom.
Cryptocurrency Seeks to Lure Firearms Companies Amid Threat Banks Will Cut Off Gun Industry
Tom Knighton - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 2/22/2021
With the looming threat that the financial industry may shut its doors to the gun industry, a Utah man is hoping that his cryptocurrency geared toward purchasing firearms will take off.
Biden Signs Executive Order Allowing People To Keep Their Guns As Long As The Barrel Is Tied In A Kn
The Babylon Bee - Satire
Published on: 2/22/2021
WASHINGTON D.C.—In what Democrats are calling a "brilliant compromise for gun safety," President Biden has signed an executive order allowing everyone to keep as many guns as they want-- as long as the barrels are tied in a knot.
Gunmaker Sturm Ruger ramps up hiring as demand soars
Jonathan Garber - Fox News
Published on: 2/19/2021
Inventory decreased by 86% last year
Utah Axes Gun-Permit Requirement
Stephen Gutowski - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 2/18/2021
State will allow residents to carry concealed guns without permit
Psaki: Gun control a 'priority,' Biden 'not afraid of standing up' to the NRA
Brooke Singman - Fox News
Published on: 2/18/2021
Biden said his administration 'will not wait for the next mass shooting' to push for gun control
David Hogg To Release Line Of Extra-Absorbent Pillows For Liberal Tears
The Babylon Bee - Satire
Published on: 2/15/2021
CAMRBIDGE, MA—Smart Harvard student David Hogg has announced he is fighting back in the great pillow war against Mike Lindell, the evil Dark Lord of Pillows.
Bulletproof Backpack Makers, Retailers Slam New York Confiscation Legislation
Stephen Gutowski - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 2/15/2021
'I think that this is not related to the product; it's related to the political situation'
Safe gun storage campaign launches ahead of legislation from General Assembly
Marianne Goodland - Colorado Politics
Published on: 2/15/2021
A new education campaign launched Monday to ask firearms owners to keep their weapons locked up when not in use, but Democrats at the state Capitol are going to push for more than an ask when they come back later this month.
Caldara: Legislature gunning for your civil liberties
Jon Caldara - Complete Colorado
Published on: 2/12/2021
I enjoy target shooting. I’ve had my eye on a 9 mm pistol manufactured by a company called Springfield. When I went to buy it, I found it was banned in Colorado. The online retail site posted, “not for sale in California or Colorado.”
Mike Lindell Releases New High-Capacity Assault Pillow
The Babylon Bee - Satire
Published on: 2/12/2021
CHANHASSEN, MN—Mike Lindell announced today the release of his company's latest product: the high-capacity assault MyPillow.
Republican Congressman Considers Suit Over ‘Unconstitutional’ House Gun Ban
Stephen Gutowski - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 2/10/2021
Chip Roy says Capitol riot shows need for officials to be able to defend themselves
Crow reintroduces gun safety bill stemming from 2019 Columbine aficionado incident
Michael Karlik - Colorado Politics
Published on: 2/10/2021
U.S. Rep. Jason Crow has reintroduced legislation to close the federal firearms loophole exploited by the out-of-state woman who prompted school closures in spring 2019 throughout Colorado after law enforcement considered her “extremely dangerous."
Senate Judiciary Chairman Says Gun Control Is ‘Top Priority’
Stephen Gutowski - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 2/8/2021
Sen. Dick Durbin (D., Ill.) plans to make gun control a "top priority" for the Senate Judiciary Committee under his leadership.
Inside the NRA’s Strategy to Escape Disaster
Stephen Gutowski - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 2/8/2021
Exclusive: Top NRA lawyer opens up about using bankruptcy to fight legal battles
In Blow to NRA, Judge Rules N.Y. Lawsuit Can Proceed
Tom Knighton - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 2/8/2021
State's attorney general filed suit seeking NRA's dissolution
104 firearms seized at DIA in 2020, fifth-most in nation
David Mullen - Colorado Politics
Published on: 2/8/2021
Officials from the Transportation Security Agency said 104 firearms were seized at Denver International Airport in 2020, the fifth most of any airport in the United States.
Facebook Reverses Ban Against Virginia Gun-Rights Group
Stephen Gutowski - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 2/4/2021
Refuses to provide details on suspensions but reverses them
House Democrats want to stop lawmakers from carrying guns in Capitol
KERRY PICKET - Washington Examiner
Published on: 2/3/2021
House members and staff wouldn't be able to carry guns on the sprawling Capitol grounds under legislation introduced Thursday by a pair of Democratic lawmakers.
Pro-Gun Montana Ballot Referendum Passes Despite Millions Spent by Gun-Control Activists
Stephen Gutowski - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 2/2/2021
Opponents spent 27 times as much as supporters
Bill Would Make New York First State to Ban Bulletproof Vests
Stephen Gutowski - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 2/2/2021
A New York lawmaker is attempting to seize body armor from civilians and would make it illegal to buy the protective gear in the state.
Biden Skips Guns in Day One Executive Orders
Stephen Gutowski - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 2/2/2021
White House has yet to make good on Biden campaign pledge for gun restrictions
Biden to Name Another Anti-Gunner to Cabinet
Garrett O’Leary - America's First Freedom
Published on: 2/2/2021
Joe Biden announced last week that he will nominate yet another opponent of the Second Amendment to his proposed cabinet: Judge Merrick Garland.
Colorado Democrats will pursue mandatory waiting period for gun buyers, safe-storage measure in 2021
Jesse Paul - The Colorado Sun
Published on: 1/29/2021
The legislation is modeled after policies passed in other states, but it's sure to draw Republican objections
Predictions of Doom Fall Flat as Virginia Pro-Gun Rally Proceeds Peacefully
Stephen Gutowski - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 1/28/2021
Police say open carry crowd was 'nice and quiet,' 'no issues whatsoever'
NRA Flees New York for Texas
Stephen Gutowski - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 1/26/2021
Gun group to end 150-year relationship with NY
Fed Rule Bars Banks From Targeting Gun Manufacturers
Stephen Gutowski - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 1/26/2021
Admin rebukes Obama-era Operation Choke Point
Waiting Period Mandated For Nerf Gun Purchases
The Babylon Bee - Satire
Published on: 1/25/2021
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Taking on a previously unregulated weapon, the federal government has instituted a five-day waiting period for all Nerf guns. “We decided it was time to act when we noticed how large the ammo is,” explained bureaucrat Joseph Clarkson. “The darts it fires are far larger than the average bullet, which must mean it’s a far deadlier weapon... as far as we understand things or care to understand things.”
Ohio ‘Stand Your Ground’ law expanded with new legislation
Ohio ABC 13
Published on: 1/25/2021
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVG) - Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed Senate Bill 175, into law Monday, expanding the state’s legal definition of what is traditionally called a Stand Your Ground law.
Proposed Biden Gun Tax Could Top $34 Billion
Stephen Gutowski - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 1/25/2021
Report: 20 million ARs, 150 million ammunition magazines would be taxed under Biden proposal
Mailchimp Boots Gun-Rights Group
Stephen Gutowski - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 1/25/2021
Tech company cancels Second Amendment group's subscription without explanation
Colorado ends 2020 with 26% rise in gun background checks over previous record
Michael Karlik
Published on: 1/22/2021
Colorado ended 2020 with 501,324 background checks processed for firearms purchases, an approximately 26% increase over 2013, which held the previous annual record for background checks.
New York lawmaker seeks to ban bulletproof vests for law-abiding citizens
Audrey Conklin - Fox News
Published on: 1/22/2021
The Firearms Policy Coalition said the bill would deprive New Yorkers of 'the right to passive defense'
16 Republican Attorney Generals Support NRA Proceedings Against New York AG Letitia James
Texas News Today
Published on: 1/21/2021
Sixteen Republican Attorney Generals support the National Rifle Association (NRA) proceedings against New York Attorney General Letitia James.
Manchin Key to Thwarting New Gun-Control Legislation, Second Amendment Groups Say
Tom Knighton - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 1/20/2021
As the Biden administration prepares to enter office, Second Amendment activists are looking to a Democrat in the hopes that he will serve as a bulwark against his own party's efforts to tighten gun-control laws.
NRA Takes Concealed Carry Case to the Supreme Court
NRA - ILA
Published on: 1/19/2021
The National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) has partnered with the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association (NYSRPA) today to ask the Supreme Court to hear a challenge to New York’s restrictive process for issuing concealed carry licenses.
Americans Flocked to Gun Stores on Black Friday
Stephen Gutowski - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 1/18/2021
Holiday surge comes after Biden victory
Gun Industry Mobilizes Against Proposed Regulation
Stephen Gutowski - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 1/18/2021
A proposed regulation from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms would be a gut punch to gun industry, sources say
Banks Fight Rule That Would Force Them to Do Business with Firearms Industry
Tom Knighton - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 1/18/2021
Financial institutions are pushing back against a proposed rule change that would force them to work with the firearms industry, citing concerns over the legality of the measure.
Gun Stores Overwhelmed By People Returning $600 Guns For $2000 Guns
The Babylon Bee - Satire
Published on: 1/15/2021
U.S.—Many Americans, in anticipation of a $600 government-issued stimulus check, have treated themselves to a brand new gun. Now that President Trump is calling instead for $2000 checks, gun stores are struggling to keep up with customers returning their $600 guns and purchasing $2000 guns.
2020 Sets All-Time Gun Sales Record
Stephen Gutowski - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 1/14/2021
Nearly 7 million new gun owners as election looms
Support for Gun Control Drops as Sales Skyrocket
Stephen Gutowski - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 1/13/2021
Gallup finds gun-control support plummeted by 7 points
Support for Stricter U.S. Gun Laws at Lowest Level Since 2016
MEGAN BRENAN - Gallup
Published on: 1/12/2021
57% want stricter gun laws, 9% less strict, 34% want them kept as they are.

GOP support for stricter gun laws has fallen 14 points since 2019 to new 22% low.

25% of Americans favor a handgun ban in the U.S., near record low.
Kansas Dem Loses Senate Race After Endorsing Gun Confiscation
Stephen Gutowski - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 1/11/2021
Kansas Democrat Barbara Bollier lost her Senate bid on Tuesday after video of her supporting Australian-style gun confiscation surfaced in October—a video first obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
Judge Dismisses Dem Prosecutor for Fundraising Off Armed Couple’s Standoff with BLM
Philip Caldwell & Stephen Gutowski -Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 1/11/2021
McCloskey lawyer says fundraising emails show true motivations for prosecution
Leading Gunmaker Boosts Production, Still Can’t Meet Surging Demand
Stephen Gutowski - Washington Free Beacon
Published on: 1/11/2021
One of the nation's largest gunmakers has massively ramped up production—and still can't meet unprecedented demand.
Philly Buckles Under Legal Pressure From Gun-Rights Activists
Stephen Gutowski
Published on: 1/7/2021
City to allow email applications in bid to avoid court rulings
Philly Faces New Lawsuit After Shutting Down Gun-Carry Permit Process
Stephen Gutowski
Published on: 1/6/2021
Philadelphia is facing a new lawsuit over its decision to completely shutter its gun-carry permit process over COVID-19 concerns.
The Riots and Protests Will Make Gun Ownership More Popular
David Harsanyi
Published on: 9/28/2020
Not in a million years, not if all the nation’s prestigious public-relations firms were mobilized for the cause, could gun manufacturers have conceived of a more effective advertising campaign for their product than the “defund the police” movement.
A New York City Fireman Remembers 9/11
John Loftus
Published on: 9/28/2020
A New York City Fireman Remembers 9/11
Philadelphia Residents Face Months-Long Wait to Apply for Gun-Carry Permits
Stephen Gutowski
Published on: 9/22/2020
State law requires cities to process applications within 45 days
Swing States See Gun Sales Boom, Activists Look to Capitalize
Stephen Gutowski and Charles Fain Lehman
Published on: 9/14/2020
Nine swing states have seen record-setting surge in gun sales in 2020
Colorado gun sales remain at high volume, prompting $1.3m request to speed up background checks
Lucy Haggard
Published on: 9/11/2020
At its peak in April, the average state firearm background check took 56 hours to process, up from about five minutes in April 2019
TRUMP MOVING TO ELIMINATE GUN RESTRICTIONS ON ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS LANDS
Aidan Johnston
Published on: 9/11/2020
Gun Owners Need an Outpouring of Public Comments to Dwarf the Anti-Gunners’ Voice
Richmond city council votes to ban guns at protests, other events
Andrew O'Reilly
Published on: 9/9/2020
The new law was first proposed by Democratic Mayor Levar Stoney
Female hunter blasts death threats from trolls, defends sport
Janine Puhak
Published on: 9/9/2020
'It's important that we preserve nature for future generations'
Riots Likely Drove 2020’s Biggest Gun Sales Spike
Charles Fain Lehman and Stephen Gutowski
Published on: 9/8/2020
Seasonally adjusted sales hit unprecedented levels in June, analysis shows
Smith & Wesson Stepping Up Production as Sales Soar 140 Percent
Stephen Gutowski
Published on: 9/4/2020
Gun maker pledges 'max capacity' production that could lead to more jobs, shifts for workers
Gun-Control Group Shies Away from Guns in Swing State Attack Ads
Stephen Gutowski
Published on: 9/2/2020
Everytown super PAC downplays gun control to boost Dems Greenfield, Cunningham
August Shatters Another Gun Sales Record
Stephen Gutowski
Published on: 9/1/2020
Michigan Instructor: 'I have never seen a higher level of interest in guns'
California Tries to Save Gun Magazine Confiscation Scheme
Stephen Gutowski
Published on: 9/1/2020
Fed appeals court deemed magazine ban unconstitutional
Of Course Kamala Harris Supports Gun Confiscation
David Harsanyi
Published on: 8/17/2020
Fact-checkers try -- and fail -- to distort the new vice-presidential nominee’s gun-control record.
Federal Appeals Court Rules California’s Ban on High-Capacity Magazines Unconstitutional
MAIREAD MCARDLE
Published on: 8/14/2020
A federal appeals court on Friday overturned California’s ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines, ruling that the prohibition violates the Second Amendment.
Ninth Circuit Court Strikes Down California’s Unconstitutional High-Capacity Magazine Ban
GABRIEL KEANE
Published on: 8/14/2020
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals voted Friday to overturn the state of California’s infamous ban on “large capacity magazines” that can hold over 10 rounds, finding that the law violated the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution.
New York’s Lawless NRA Lawsuit
THE EDITORS
Published on: 8/6/2020
The latest bananas news from the banana republic that is the State of New York: The attorney general, a political enemy of the National Rifle Association, is seeking to have the advocacy organization legally dissolved.
NRA Plans to Spend ‘Tens of Millions’ in Battleground States
Stephen Gutowski
Published on: 8/6/2020
NRA has added 1,000 new members each day since June
NY Attorney General Sues to Dissolve NRA over Alleged Self-Dealing
ZACHARY EVANS
Published on: 8/6/2020
New York attorney general Letitia James sued to dissolve the National Rifle Association on Wednesday, accusing senior members of the organization of fraud stretching over a period of decades.
The Never-Ending War over Gun Statistics
ROBERT VERBRUGGEN
Published on: 8/5/2020
The debate over gun control is in part a debate about fundamental rights, the things that a government should never deny to the citizens to whom it is supposed to be subordinate.
Limiting Gun Rights While Defunding Police Is a Recipe for Disaster
JOHN R. LOTT JR.
Published on: 8/4/2020
If gun-control advocates get their way, law-enforcement officers and ordinary citizens alike will be powerless to stop violent crime.
The Chicago Gun Myth
DAVID HARSANYI
Published on: 7/27/2020
Politicians blame out-of-state sellers, but the real problem lies at home.
Freedom is on the Ballot This November
Eric Trump
Published on: 7/24/2020
My family and I have always proudly counted ourselves among the tens of millions of law-abiding American gun owners.
The Media Can’t Stop Misleading on Guns
DAVID HARSANYI
Published on: 7/23/2020
At this point, there is simply no excuse for it.
They're coming for our guns (really)
Cal Thomas
Published on: 7/22/2020
A married couple in St. Louis is charged with a felony for displaying guns at trespassing protesters
What the Second Amendment Sanctuary Movement Says About the Upcoming Election
Melissa Dixon
Published on: 6/22/2020
This map shows the states and counties that had passed some type of Second Amendment sanctuary law or resolution as of March 21, 2020. (Source: Wikipedia)
How to Talk to a New Gun Owner
Frank Miniter
Published on: 6/19/2020
“Well, I need a gun.”

The statement was delivered without warning and in a completely understated way by a longtime friend, a person who’d often treated the fact that I own guns as if it was a guilty secret best kept between friends.
U.S. Supreme Court Passes on Hearing Second Amendment Cases
Garrett O’Leary
Published on: 6/16/2020
The U.S. Supreme Court passed on hearing 10 Second Amendment cases.
Kopel: The pro-slavery origins of American gun control
David Kopel
Published on: 6/14/2020
The New York Times has recently unveiled a “1619 project” that will, in the words of New York Times editorial board member Mara Gay, demonstrate “that nearly everything that has made America exceptional grew out of slavery.”
This Is Why We Need Guns
CHARLES C. W. COOKE
Published on: 6/3/2020
‘Only the cops need guns” simply could not live forever alongside, “The cops are racist and will kill you.” And so, at long last, the two circles of the Venn Diagram have filed for an amicable divorce. In the end, the differences proved irreconcilable.