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Don’t let Idaho lawmakers “Squish” on Stand Your Ground

MICHAEL HAMMOND, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA Idaho not New York. In New York, a drug addict can mug you on the subway. And, if you have...

Spark the Movement on Self-Defense Laws in Wyoming

MICHAEL HAMMOND, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA Wyoming is a pro-gun state with proud, self-reliant citizens. But, given that fact, Wyoming is one of the last...

What I’m doing with 60,000 gun owners in Las Vegas has liberals quaking in...

BY ALLEN WEST Greetings everyone from the 27th floor of The Venetian Resort Hotel in Las Vegas. I’m here to speak at the 40th Annual...

Urgent: Second Amendment is Under Attack

SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA Last year the House successfully passed a concealed carry reciprocity bill to protect gun owners’ Second Amendment rights from...

Help Strengthen Self-Defense Laws in Idaho

SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA Idaho is a pro-gun state with proud, self-reliant citizens. But, given that fact, Idaho's laws concerning your ability to defend...

Gun Control Debate 101

BY BOB BARR Reading the social media posts of liberals following the latest mass shooting tragedy, occurring over the weekend in the small Texan town...

There’s one thing the TX church shooter didn’t do that should have raised red...

BY ALLEN WEST Our hearts and sincere condolences go out to the congregation of the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. There can be...

New GOP-backed gun control bill may have DIRE consequences for gun owners

BY ALLEN WEST There are times when you want to believe that something won’t happen — but sadly, it does. Such is the case with the...

Democrats Politicize Las Vegas before Blood Even Dry

BY SELWYN DUKE Before the blood was even dry in Las Vegas, Democrats coast to coast were pushing gun control. Hillary Clinton led the charge,...

Hey, Jimmy Kimmel: Here’s What the Founders Really Thought About Guns

JARRETT STEPMAN, HERITAGE FOUNDATION With Jon Stewart off the air, it seems the left has found a new progressive comedian it can look to for...

Congress, Trump and Governor Eviscerate the Bill of Rights

BY BOB BARR On a daily basis, government officials at all levels make decisions and take steps that are, to put it mildly, without basis...

Bizarro World Second-Amendment Decisions

BY BOB BARR In D.C. Comic’s fictional “Bizarro World,” all things are done opposite of here on Earth. According to the “Bizarro Code,” inhabitants of...

Disgraced Anti-Gun Criminal Considered for a Top Post … Again

TIM MACY, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA They say that bad ideas never die. Such is the case with David Petraeus, who is now a candidate to...

Weekly Story: Fort Gunnybags

Weekly Story In 1856, private citizens choose a headquarters for their campaign against a corrupt political machine. For a considerable time after the organization of the...

Bloomberg: “I Don’t Think There’s Roads” Where Voters Backed Gun Rights

WALTER OLSON, CATO INSTITUTE Michael Bloomberg has now fully completed his transition from un-libertarian but arguably competent New York City mayor to abrasive, polarizing figure-of-fun...

Hamilton—Federalist XXIX

American Debate During the the debate over the ratification of the U.S. Constitution, Federalist Alexander Hamilton—as Publius— publishes a paper concerning the militia.   Little more can...

Voices from the American Founding on the Desirability of Standing Armies

America has the largest and most powerfully armed professional military in the world. What would the Founders think of this development? BY DENNIS BEHREANDT Among the...

The Second Amendment & the Inalienable Right to Self-Defense

NELSON LUND, PH.D., HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract Contemporary debates about the meaning of the Second Amendment—is it a collective right or an individual right?—would have been incomprehensible...

The Second Amendment & the Inalienable Right to Self-Defense

NELSON LUND, PH.D., HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract Contemporary debates about the meaning of the Second Amendment—is it a collective right or an individual right?—would have been incomprehensible...

First Law of Nature

Natural Rights St. George Tucker, a Revolutionary War commander and lawyer from Virginia, comments on the absolute right to self defense as it relates to...