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The Racial Double Standard for Armed Militias – Former Congressman Bob Barr

BY BOB BARR Five years ago, a single white man walked into Atlanta’s International Airport with a lawfully owned AR-15 rifle; simply making a statement...

On Second Amendment, Supreme Court Abdicates Its Duty to Say What the Law Is

ILYA SHAPIRO, CATO INSTITUTE With today’s decision to deny all pending petitions raising Second Amendment issues—Cato had filed in three—the Supreme Court has abdicated its responsibility to say what the...

Second Amendment Sanctuary Counties Exploding in Number

SECOND AMENDMENT NEWS, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA There are now over 1,000 counties, cities, and towns that have passed sanctuary resolutions in 34 separate states. The...

The Great Virginia Gun Fraud

BY BOB BARR Virginia Democrats flexed their muscle in Richmond this week; passing four gun control bills through the Senate Judiciary Committee.  This action had...

Gun Owners of America suing Gov. Northam in Virginia Supreme Court

ERICH PRATT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA UPDATE: A judge yesterday denied the GOA-VCDL challenge to Gov. Northam’s illegal gun ban. GOA and VCDL are now appealing to...

Virginia is a Test Case for Gun Grabbers

Meanwhile, more than 400 localities have declared themselves 2nd Amendment sanctuaries across the country, and over 100 of them are in Virginia. Erich Pratt, Gun...

Bad News for Anti-Second Amendment Leftists

BY ALLEN WEST Remember back during the Obama reign, firearms sales in America skyrocketed, but some felt that the Trump presidency would bring about a...

Liberty or Death: One State is Choosing the Latter

BY ALLEN WEST This past week’s elections were quite telling, especially in Virginia. Consider this: the state that gave us Patrick Henry, who spoke the...

Second Amendment Rally In DC November 2nd

JORDAN STEIN, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA Gun owners have asked for it, and now it’s happening -- a chance to peaceably assemble in Washington DC...

Democrats Attack the NRA With a Spy-Thriller Fantasy

BY BOB BARR Perhaps Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) has been reading too many Ian Fleming and Tom Clancy novels. This would explain why the Senator’s...

Gun Owners of America Brief Refutes Bans on “Military Style” Firearms, Components

ERICH PRATT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA Last week, Gun Owners of America filed an important amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit, defending standard capacity magazines in the Duncan...

So-Called ‘Swatting’ Is On The Rise – That’s a Bad Omen When It Comes to Red Flag Laws

BY BOB BARR The 15-year history of “swatting” should be borne in mind as several states and the federal government accelerate the push for “red...

House Democrats are Pushing Gun Confiscation Hard – Will GOP Compromise?

ERICH PRATT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA Gun banners are using the recent Midland-Odessa, Texas, shooting to strip you -- and all law-abiding gun owners --...

The Law-Abiding Americans the Left Calls ‘Terrorists’

BY ALLEN WEST There is a quote attributed to one George Santayana that reads, “those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat...

House Democrats Won’t Fix Guns — It’s Up To Senate Republicans

BY BOB BARR With the U.S. House reconvening this week, the agenda will be both predictable and meaningless. Led by Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler of...

Guns Prevent Thousands of Crimes Every Day, Research Shows

LAWRENCE W. REED, FOUNDATION FOR ECONOMIC EDUCATION It never fails. A split-second after a mass shooting occurs, grandstanders and ideologues issue statements demanding new gun...

The ‘Soft’ Racism of Gun Control

BY BOB BARR The historically racist origins of gun control are hardly a topic for debate. As noted by Cato Institute’s David Kopel, the matter...

Calling a Red Flag on Red Flag Laws

BY ALLEN WEST Howdy, folks! I know everyone right now is beating the bushes over the ignorance of two congressional representatives. Yep, Tlaib and Omar, both...

GOA Action Alert: Senate Needs to Hear Your Voice Opposing Gun-Control

ERICH PRATT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA Please call the Capitol Hill switchboard at 202-224-3121 and ask them to transfer you to your two Senators offices....

Congressional GOP Misses the Mark With Gun Confiscation Proposal

BY BOB BARR Some Republicans in Congress are seeking to pass a “red flag law,” which would grant law enforcement to do what legal precedent...

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Revisiting EPA’s Gold King Mine blowout – Part 2

~The Navajo Nation and New Mexico vs. incompetence and bad faith in the USEPA~ Duggan Flanakin On August 5, five years to the day after suffering...

Recalling EPA’s Gold King Mine disaster – Part 1

~Five years after the infamous blowout, EPA finally settles with Utah over Gold King pollution~ Duggan Flanakin On the fifth anniversary of the notorious spill of...

Irregulars and Militias – Are Militias Still Legal in Texas?

BY T.F. STERN (Image: The Concord Minute Man of 1775, a monument created by Daniel Chester French) The most uncomplicated definition of Militia – military force...

Potentially powerful pipeline precedents

~Radical Greens have given citizens the tools to stop destructive wind and solar projects~ Craig Rucker Fracking (horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing) has unleashed bounties of...