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April 2016 firearms sales jump 14.4% over prior year

As we predicted at the beginning of the year, sales of firearms continue to rise in the wake of the December 2 terrorist attack in San Bernadino, CA and President Obama's ongoing attempts to intimidate peaceable gun owners through executive actions. The April 2016 NSSF-adjusted National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) figure of 1,130,238 is an increase of 14.4 percent compared to...

Hillary Blames Guns, Not Criminals

Despite a litany of rebukes from news outlets and organizations that normally provide her with a steady stream of fawning coverage, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton refuses to abandon her misleading statements blaming Vermont’s gun laws for New York’s crime problems. Moreover, her continued defense of the deceptive talking point has provided a disturbing glimpse into the depths...

Are you training for the wrong gunfight?

The holy grail of firearms trainers and students has been to know what really happens in an armed citizen gunfight. Not in a law enforcement gunfight nor a military encounter, but in legal defensive gun uses by CCW holders. For decades we’ve bemoaned the fact while there are excellent data sources for the distances, times, conditions, shots fired, etc. on law enforcement and military gunfights,...

Clinton Praises Connecticut Gun Ban as a National Model

Hillary Clinton – growing increasingly frayed over the stubborn persistence of her opponent in the Democratic Party primary – took to Connecticut recently to push her gun control message to what she hoped would be willing ears. No surprise, she combined her dual instincts for bad policy and pandering by embracing a 140-page gun control law the state passed in 2013 as a model for national...

A Robbery, a Shooting, and Citizen Intervention

A Seattle TV videographer was in the right place at the right time [recently] and caught the take down of a robbery suspect on camera. The video is remarkably clear and shows just how chaotic criminal encounters can become. In the incident, a man allegedly robbed a jewelry store. As he ran out of the store, a doorman working at a nearby hotel gave chase and tackled the robber. The robber fired...

Professor: "How can I say I don't want to support students who are gun enthusiasts…"

More evidence that America’s institutions of higher education have given up any pretense of providing a bastion for the free exchange of ideas came this week in the form of a commentary published in the Chronicle of Higher Education . The piece, authored by an anonymous college professor, explains the author’s reluctance to write a recommendation for a former student after promising to do so. The...

5 Common Gun Control Myths

If you've ever talked about guns or concealed carry with a group of people, you've probably encountered that one person who tried to convince everyone that guns are evil and do more harm than good. Typically, it's someone who doesn't own a gun, has never shot a gun, and knows next to nothing about guns outside of what they've seen in movies and TV shows. The myths they've come to believe are not...

OH MY! Columbus ABC's Tom Sussi "breaks" old news on out-of-state CCW licenses

Judging by his performance, WSYX (Columbus ABC) reporter Tom Sussi believed he really had a major story when he "broke" the news that the training requirements to obtain concealed carry licenses from different states have different training requirements. Last week, Sussi breathlessly reported that he had obtained an out-of-state Arizona license to carry a firearm without having taken any range...

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