Judicial Watch, the Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group, has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) seeking records of communications inside the agency when it was considering reclassifying certain types of AR-15 ammunition as armor-piercing—and effectively banning it from civilian use.
The liberal media steps in it again! The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) just pointed out that the Washington Post, a consistently left-leaning newspaper, repeated claims made by ISIS propaganda. The propaganda focused on the ease of procuring firearms in the United States and gets many things wrong, but WaPo didn’t seem to check their […]
The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) is always hard at work defending Second Amendment rights and calling out the biased media reporting and unscientific “studies” that get tossed around. Earlier this week, a “new” study was published that claimed that people who go to gun ranges are exposed to huge amounts of lead, and may […]
Could Constitutional carry come to Texas? If either of these bills get passed, then Texas may join the growing number of states with permitless carry. In this interview with WBAP radio in Dallas, Independent Program Attorney Edwin Walker of Walker & Byington discusses the differences between two Texas House bills that are vying to bring […]
Two new studies published recently have offered a mixed-bag of news regarding firearm-related fatalities. As most gun owners know, proper storage and handling of firearms can prevent accidental deaths and injuries, though less responsible or less experienced gun owners may still lead to some unfortunate incidents. One study states Americans are spending millions of dollars […]
On Monday, March 21st, President Trump’s nominee for the vacant Supreme Court Justice seat, Judge Neil Gorsuch, began his confirmation hearings in the United States. In support of Judge Gorsuch’s nomination, National Shooting Sports Foundation President Larry Keane authored this endorsement.
A recent report by WalletHub examined which states depend on the firearms industry, and the results were surprising. To study this, the experts looked at states that needed the firearms industry for jobs and political contributions and also through the rate of firearm ownership. Take a look and see where your state ended up!
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On Monday, February 27th, Senator John Cornyn of Texas introduced the Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act to the Senate Judiciary committee. The bill is intended to expand the rights of citizens with a concealed carry license, empowering them to carry in nearly every other state. Text of the bill has yet to be released, but […]
A senior official at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) has released a white paper detailing proposals to draw down some of the firearm laws currently on the books. ATF Associate Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer Ronald B. Turk authored the report to begin discussion on ways current firearm laws can […]