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  • Have we become too paranoid about mass shootings?
    Many Americans worry about when – not if – another mass shooting will occur, and a Gallup poll from September found that nearly half of Americans fear being a victim of one of these attacks.
  • Wisconsin: Gov. Evers Orders Special Session to Ram Gun Control Through Legislature
    Because the Legislature defended your freedom and did not accede to his demands, Governor Tony Evers issued an executive order for a “special” session to convene on November 7. Gov. Evers previously tried to undermine your Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms through a confiscation scheme devoid of due process and the criminalization of private transfers – and he’s hoping you won’t notice his stubborn attempt to steal your rights again.
  • Veteran Criticizes Police Practices, Gets Guns and Firearm License Seized by Chief of Police
    Watch what you say about local officialdom in Tisbury, Mass., or you may find Police Chief Mark Saloio knocking at your door to revoke your Second Amendment rights.
  • Washington: Tacoma City Council Meeting for Proposed Gun Tax
    On October 22nd, the Tacoma City Council will be holding its First Reading on a proposed ordinance to impose a new tax on all purchases of firearms and ammunition. The proposed tax would unnecessarily burden law-abiding gun owners, while doing nothing to reduce crime.
  • DSC Foundation Videos Explain Why Hunting Is Conservation
    Though many American hunters may not realize it, the Dallas Safari Club (DSC) and its DSC Foundation (DSCF) has been a prime supporter and promoter of anti-poaching efforts on the African continent. A mission-focused conservation organization, the DSC is funded by hunters from around the world and hosts what it calls “The Greatest Hunters Convention on the Planet,” an annual hunters’ convention that raises tremendous funds for grants in the conservation, outdoor education and hunter advocacy arenas.
  • Assault on Firearm Industry Fails: Federal Court Dismisses Ohio Lawsuit
    On October 9, a federal court in Ohio considered and dismissed, with prejudice, a lawsuit against Smith & Wesson, Remington, Sig Sauer, and other gun manufacturers, arising from a class action brought by Primus Group LLC. Primus Group LLC v. Smith & Wesson Corp., et al, No. 2:19-cv-3450, 2019 WL 5067211 (S.D. Ohio, Oct. 9, 2019).
  • California Gun Confiscation Draws ACLU Opposition
    We know that gun rights are interconnected with other civil rights. In their zeal to attack law-abiding gun owners and Second Amendment rights, gun control advocates have shown a willingness to trample other cherished civil liberties. Anti-gun advocates and lawmakers have openly stated their desire to abrogate individuals’ Second Amendment rights based on the exercise of their First Amendment right to free speech. Other politicians have sought to restrict gun owners’ First Amendment rights to associate and engage in pro-gun political activism. Governments have attempted to violate gun owners’ privacy rights through intrusive surveillance practices.
  • Confiscation or "Mandatory Buyback"?
    It is interesting to watch certain Democrats struggle when trying to convince law-abiding gun owners how “reasonable” it is for the government to take away your firearms.  Do the anti-gun groups and candidates pushing confiscation honestly believe you’ll be fooled?
  • Maine: Legislative Council to Consider Gun Control Bills For Next Year
    On October 23rd, the Maine Legislative Council will meet to approve requests to introduce emergency legislation. Several of the proposals before the council include anti-gun schemes such as banning commonly-owned firearms, requiring gun owners to purchase mandatory liability insurance, expanding arbitrary zones where law-abiding citizens are left defenseless, and imposing one-size-fits-all storage requirements that render firearms unavailable for self-defense.