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 firearms industry has had a quite the shake-up this past week. The NRA Annual Meeting kicked off on Friday, April 28th. Hours before, the news broke that notable firearm manufacturers Rock River Arms and Springfield Armory had spent lobbying dollars that allowed Illinois SB-1657 to pass. SB-1657 was a strict gun control bill opposed […]
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 […]
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 […]
The National Shooting Sports Foundation released the following press release in response to the California Appellate Court reversing the original dismissal of the NSSF and SAAMI challenge to California’s Microstamping law.
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 […]
A recent Gallop Poll released last week revealed the lowest support for an Assault Weapons Ban in the past 20 years. 36% of Americans support a ban on the manufacture, sale, and possession of modern sporting rifles, down from 44% in 2012 and 57% in 1996. Despite the views of most Americans changing, one politician […]
There have been hundreds of headlines during this election, and many of them have revolved around hacked emails. In a recent WikiLeaks dump, an email exchange between Clinton campaign staff members reveals some scary insight into Hillary’s gun control plans if elected.
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 Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL), a pro-Second Amendment Rights group in Virginia, has sued Katie Couric, Stephanie Soechtig, Atlas Films, and Epix on the claim of defamation. This lawsuit comes after Couric released the anti-gun documentary, Under The Gun, with misleading edits during the interview with VCDL members.