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The Truth about the Second Amendment

| August 10, 2018

The Truth about the Second Amendment It was always meant to protect an individual right View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Canada: Toronto Mayor Calls for Gun Bans, Ontario Premier Targets Criminals

| August 10, 2018

Canada: Toronto Mayor Calls for Gun Bans, Ontario Premier Targets Criminals Canadian anti-gun politicians’ campaign to disarm law-abiding citizens continued this week. On Monday, the Canadian press reported on an August 3 letter from Toronto Mayor John Tory to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. In the missive, Tory appeared to back a plan of total civilian disarmament for Canada’s largest […]

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NoFundMe: NRA Protest March Nets $70 in National Fundraising Effort

| August 10, 2018

NoFundMe: NRA Protest March Nets $70 in National Fundraising Effort Crowd funding is a relatively recent innovation that allows a person or cause to leverage the vast reach of the Internet to raise money for virtually every imaginable purpose. Even small donations of a few dollars can aggregate into impressive sums with sufficient participation. It […]

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College Lacrosse Coach Discriminates Against Pro-2A Player

| August 8, 2018

College Lacrosse Coach Discriminates Against Pro-2A Player A college lacrosse player at Palm Beach Atlantic (PBA) University in Florida was told by his coach in June that he had to choose between the team or posting his hunting and firearm pictures online. “You want to play lacrosse for PBA, you won’t post pics of your guns […]

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NRA ad campaign urges Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation

| August 8, 2018

NRA ad campaign urges Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation The National Rifle Association has launched a seven-figure national and regional ad campaign, urging confirmation of President Donald Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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The 1986 Plastic Gun Panic

| August 8, 2018

The 1986 Plastic Gun Panic Have you heard about the “undetectable plastic gun”? The gun control lobbies call it is “tailor-made for terrorism.” The Washington Post reports that a state sponsor of terrorism is already attempting to obtain these guns. A Post columnist warns that the police “vehemently oppose the introduction of plastic guns into […]

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Sen. Mike Lee: Why I Objected to a Bill That Would Ban 3D Gun Designs

| August 8, 2018

Sen. Mike Lee: Why I Objected to a Bill That Would Ban 3D Gun Designs Following Trump’s tweet, however, Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., went to the Senate floor and tried to pass a bill by unanimous consent (meaning there would be no roll call vote, the bill would just pass the Senate immediately without any […]

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Gun Control Becomes Speech Control

| August 8, 2018

Gun Control Becomes Speech Control In a recent editorial demanding censorship of legal, unclassified information about firearms, The Washington Post mentioned freedom of speech in passing but immediately dismissed its relevance. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Anti-Gun Protests Focus on NRA when More Evidence Shows Local Problems

| August 7, 2018

Anti-Gun Protests Focus on NRA when More Evidence Shows Local Problems In the months following the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the citizens of Broward County have been subjected to ever-growing evidence community leaders have been culpable — or at a minimum, neglectful in their duties. Now we learn of more problems, […]

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NRA-ILA Launches Major Advertising Campaign Urging Confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh

| August 7, 2018

NRA-ILA Launches Major Advertising Campaign Urging Confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh Fairfax, Va.— The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) launched a seven-figure national and regional advertising campaign on Tuesday urging the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Cuomo targets the NRA — and free speech

| August 7, 2018

Cuomo targets the NRA — and free speech Cuomo, you see, has essentially weaponized the state’s regulatory authorities to go after a political organization with which he disagrees. It is also an organization that will stand in his way if he really does run for president. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Downloadable Gun Designs Are Here To Stay, Whether Politicians Like It Or Not

| August 7, 2018

Downloadable Gun Designs Are Here To Stay, Whether Politicians Like It Or Not It would be nice if the courts were to acknowledge that sharing the designs for firearms online is just like printing them up and distributing them in a book—that is, an act of free speech protected by the First Amendment to the […]

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Texas: Senators urge arming more Texas teachers, counseling more students

| August 7, 2018

Texas: Senators urge arming more Texas teachers, counseling more students In a school safety report, Texas senators on Monday recommended more funding to train and arm school personnel, but they did not endorse extreme risk protective orders that advocates say could help prevent more school shootings. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Canada: Social Democrats Demand Handgun Bans, Feds “Open to All Options”

| August 3, 2018

Canada: Social Democrats Demand Handgun Bans, Feds “Open to All Options” Much like their U.S. counterparts, Canada’s gun control advocates are using tragedy to advance their pre-existing civilian disarmament agenda. Last week, following a shooting in Toronto’s Greektown neighborhood in which two died and 13 were wounded, the Toronto City Council voted in support of a […]

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Texas Tech police say the campus carry law makes Tech safer

| August 3, 2018

Texas Tech police say the campus carry law makes Tech safer Campus carry has been law in Texas for two years now, and Texas Tech police say the law makes the university a safer place. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA Challenges I-1639 “Bait and Switch”

| August 3, 2018

NRA Challenges I-1639 “Bait and Switch” Proving that money can’t buy everything, Washington State’s most recent anti-gun ballot initiative may end up being derailed over a failure to comply with mandatory legal requirements, despite seven-figure funding through hefty donations from local billionaires and other big donors. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Government-funded Researchers Discover Basic Ballistics

| August 3, 2018

Government-funded Researchers Discover Basic Ballistics Each year, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) publishes the Wastebook, a project developed by former Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) in 2008. The document details the most ridiculous instances of federal government largesse, such as $1.7 million for a hologram comedy club in Jamestown, N.Y., $450,000 for National Science Foundation-funded research that determined […]

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Murphy, gun control groups ramp up fight against Kavanaugh

| August 3, 2018

Murphy, gun control groups ramp up fight against Kavanaugh Gun control groups, who are among the most active in the “stop Kavanaugh” movement, were helped by Sen. Chris Murphy on Thursday as they ratcheted up their opposition to President Donald Trump’s choice to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court. View full story Originally posted […]

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Printable guns are possible, but don’t count on them to get the job done

| August 3, 2018

Printable guns are possible, but don’t count on them to get the job done Regardless, little will change. Defense Distributed founder Cody Wilson first published blueprints for a printable gun called the Liberator more than five years ago. The files were removed after government demands, but a fundamental feature of the internet is that information […]

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Canada: Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh urges prime minister to let cities ban handguns

| August 3, 2018

Canada: Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh urges prime minister to let cities ban handguns Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is formally asking the prime minister to immediately give cities the leeway to ban handguns. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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