Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to those who celebrate it.  Happy [insert holiday of your choosing here] to those who don’t. Did anyone get any guns for Christmas?

Urgent – Take Action to Protect Our Gun Rights NOW

Those opposed to gun rights are attempting to take advantage of the the the Sandy Hook School Shooting and resulting public sentiment to enact anti-gun laws. While those of use who are knowledgeable about firearms know

Bob Costas and Jovan Belcher

I was getting ready to write an article about the statements made by Bob Costas about the Jovan Belcher murder/suicide, in which Mr. Costas blames guns

Woman Shot After Complying With Robber’s Demand for ATM Money

The sad shooting of WZTV reporter Erika Lathon – after she complied with a robber’s demands – once again demonstrates the fact that compliance is no guarantee of safety when facing a violent criminal. Nashville Police say in a statement that WZTV is offering the reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person who wounded reporter Erika Lathon late Thursday after she withdrew cash from a Bank of America ATM near downtown. Police said the … Continued

Illinois SB681 Victory

As previously mentioned, Illinois’ Governor Quinn attempted to use his amendatory veto power to turn a quite reasonable pro-gun bill into a ban on so-called “assault weapons.” The good news is that, despite Governor Pat Quinn’s efforts, Illinois’ law abiding gun owners have prevailed:

Illinois Governor Tries to Turn Pro Gun Bill Into “Assault Weapons” Ban

Below is a bulletin from the Illinois State Rifle Association, concerning Illinois SB681 and Governor Quinn’s actions to turn an unobjectionable piece of pro-gun legislation into a ban on so-called assault weapons:   EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE On Wednesday, Nov. 28th, 2012, the Illinois Senate passed SB681 in its original form at a margin of 49 – 4. The bill, SB681, was a simple bill that allowed ammunition to be mail ordered from dealers or companies in Illinois and shipped to … Continued