Legislation

5 Things Gun Owners Can Expect with Trump Presidency

It happened. For the first time in eight years, gun owners can breathe easy that the President doesn’t have an anti-gun agenda. With both houses of Congress held by a firearm friendly majority and a Supreme Court nomination on the way, things are looking up for the firearm world. But what does all this mean […]

Congress Introduces Bill to Protect Gunsmiths

Earlier this year, a State Department issued new guidance regarding firearm manufacturing and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) that lumped common commercial and hobbyist gunsmiths in with large firearm manufacturers. The result of this new regulation would be that all gunsmiths that use specialized tools or do any fitting on a replacement part for […]

The Legality of Body Armor

By Gordon Cooper, Independent Program Attorney for Texas Law Shield Recently, a Texas Law Shield member was arrested for the possession of body armor. Ultimately, the member was released from custody and no charges were filed. However, the episode generated a lot of questions, in particular: Am I legally allowed to have body armor?

Smith & Wesson Makes Big #GUNVOTE Donation

The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry,  announced that Smith & Wesson has joined NSSF’s #GUNVOTE Chairman’s Club with a $500,000 contribution to the association’s critical voter registration and education campaign. This is the largest contribution the #GUNVOTE campaign has received to date.