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North and South: Anti-gunners Targeting State Preemption Statutes

Lawmakers in at least three state capitals are considering laws to repeal state preemption statutes. U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Anti-gun lawmakers in at least three states are pushing legislation to undo state firearms preemption statutes in an effort to return to the days when gun owners could easily fall victim to legal rat traps by crossing an invisible line between two jurisdictions with gun laws that might conflict with one another. Legislation has been introduced in Florida, Oregon, and W...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Washington, Oregon, Senate, White House, US, San Francisco, Joe Biden, Chicago, House, Portland, Capitol Hill, Hackney, Bill, Seattle


Democrats Imposing Measures on Citizens They Condemn for ‘Undocumented’ Foreigners

Madam Speaker makes sure she'll be protected. You, not so much. (Nancy Pelosi/Facebook) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Following the January 6 insurrection, a seven-foot, non-scalable fence was added around the Capitol Hill complex,” Business Insider reveals in a Sunday article on “ramped up” security for the Biden inauguration. “Barbed wire sits atop the fence, providing an additional barrier to entry to the grounds.” “This morning while in that half-awake /half-asleep state, out of nowhere I th...
Tags: Facebook, Voting, Guns, Supreme Court, Washington, Senate, Virginia, Joe Biden, Fbi, Chicago, United States, Washington Dc, House, Kabul, Capitol Hill, Associated Press


Colorado Anti-Gunners Will Push Waiting Period, Safe Storage

Colorado and Oregon are considering “safe storage” legislation, along with other gun control measures., iStock-884190572 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- As freshman Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert uses the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol building to underscore her desire to carry a sidearm while serving in Congress, back home Centennial State lawmakers are reportedly preparing legislation to mandate a waiting period for the purchase of a firearm, and a safe storage requirement. The Colorado Sun rep...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Wikipedia, US, Capitol Hill, Seattle, District Of Columbia, Denver, Nra, Smith Wesson, Capitol, Aurora, Sullivan


Pelosi Security Theater Shows Willingness to Violate Constitution

Rep. Steve Scalise, the No. 2 Republican, told me that the situation is “untenable” because it “impedes the ability of members to come and vote. This is our job.” These are the lines pic.twitter.com/Z6WP9ZXmC0 — Manu Raju (@mkraju) January 13, 2021 Washington, DC – -(AmmoLand.com)- Today, Gun Owners of America criticized certain illegal and unconstitutional measures implemented in the United States Capitol by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Following the breach of the Capitol Complex and the re...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Washington Dc, House, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, Goa, Capitol, Gun Owners of America GOA, Pelosi, Johnston, United States Capitol, Steve Scalise, Capitol Complex, Gun Rights News, Gun Owners of America


Fake News Ahead ~ Armed Protest in Trenton, New Jersey on January 17th?

Opinion Trenton NJ Armed Protest in New Jersey, News12 Screengrab 1-12-21 New Jersey – -(AmmoLand.com)- It is nearly impossible to wake up on any given day and not be bombarded by some new crazy and outlandish news story.  Every single piece of politics aside, as a country, we’re spiraling into madness.  The new soup du jour revolves around an alleged armed protest in Trenton, New Jersey. Yes, you read that correctly, New Jersey. If you need to be brought up to speed, sure, there have been a...
Tags: Guns, Virginia, US, New Jersey, Capitol Hill, Rogers, Trump, Nra, Capitol, Trenton, New Jersey State Police, Supreme Court of the United States, TRENTON New Jersey, Gun Rights News, Tump, ANJRPC


SAF on Offense, Launching TV Ad, Ramping Up Media Marketing

The Second Amendment Foundation is going on offense with a hard-hitting television ad appearing on several different networks. U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- With Capitol Hill now under Democrat control and Joe Biden preparing to fulfill a lifelong dream of being president Jan. 20, rough times may be ahead for the firearms community, so the Second Amendment Foundation is taking an aggressive posture “to protect the Second Amendment” from Biden and Kamala Harris. The two-pronged effort began with th...
Tags: Utah, Guns, Washington, Senate, US, America, Joe Biden, Capitol Hill, Biden, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Nra, Olympia, HARRIS, Capitol, Legislature


Firearm Friendly Freshmen Class Reports for Duty

By Larry Keane The GOP freshman class, outnumbering Democrats by a three-to-one margin, arrived at Capitol Hill at the same time America is watching the face of gun ownership change. IMG NSSF U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The 117th Congress gaveled into session on Jan. 3 and among the new faces in the U.S. House of Representatives are dozens of firearm-friendly freshmen. It’s the most diverse Republican freshmen class ever and includes military veterans, minorities, and a historic tally of women....
Tags: Florida, Texas, Guns, Congress, Colorado, Navy, California, America, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, House Of Representatives, Gear, Capitol Hill, Kim, Darrell Issa


Right Out of the Mold: California’s New Sen. Padilla Another Anti-Gunner

Alex Padilla fills the California vacancy created by Kamala Harris. (Screen snip, YouTube, Cal. Secretary of State) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- As if to quickly dispel any confusion about how he will vote on Second Amendment issues now that he is replacing Kamala Harris in the U.S. Senate, Democrat Alex Padilla—appointed by California Gov. Gavin Newsom to fill the Harris vacancy—declared in his acceptance statement, “I’m going to the Senate so we can finally make real progress on our long-challe...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Minneapolis, Abc, California, Washington, Senate, US, Joe Biden, Fbi, Capitol Hill, Washington State, Abc News, Huffington Post, Los Angeles City Council, Kamala Harris


Attack on 2A Researcher, Dr. John Lott, Rebuffed by Defenders

Dr. John Lott. researcher and author, is now working as an adviser to the Justice Department's Office of Justice program. (Dave Workman photo) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- When a California gun control advocate went on the warpath in The Hill criticizing the hiring of author and firearms researcher John Lott as an advisor to the Justice Department’s Office of Justice program, the reaction was swift in defense of Lott’s work. Griffin Dix, president of the Oakland/Alameda County Brady Campaign cham...
Tags: New York Post, New York, Guns, California, Stanford, New York City, US, Joe Biden, United States, Capitol Hill, Biden, Huffington Post, Justice Department, Trump, Nra, Brady


Pistol Brace Criminalization and How to SBR a Pistol

AR15 SBR PSA AKV Pistol IMG Jim Grant U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- I'm hearing too many rumors over pistol brace criminalization to ignore this distinct and real possibility.  I’ve lost my perspective somewhat on what ‘regulations' some agencies are willing to enshrine.  With each significant question I've faced in my life, I've pondered two things.  First, whom do I seek to serve with my actions?  Second, who ultimately, are the beneficiaries of the intended outcome?  I seriously doubt these are...
Tags: Guns, Senate, House, Capitol Hill, Doj, Michael, Midwest, Al Gore, ATF, SBR, NFA, Iowa Firearms Coalition, Methuselah, Joe Blow, AOW, Jim Grant


Top Home Defense Weapon Accessories or Add-Ons

Opinion: Gunsmith, Michael Ware gives us his rundown of the top home defense weapon features you should consider with your weapon choice. Top Home Defense Weapon Accessories or Add-Ons, IMG iStock-GummyBone USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- I build and customize a lot of home defense weapons. Most are firearms, but I’ve been commissioned for just about every kind of small arm you can think of. I have a lot of people that come in wanting the down and dirty list of things I recommend they buy for that ‘b...
Tags: Guns, Montana, America, Gear, Capitol Hill, Michael, Midwest, Iowa Firearms Coalition, Michael Ware, G19, Self Defense, Midwest Industries, Streamlight TL Racker, Streamlight Inforce Cloud Defense LLC, First Light USA, Hubbel Telescope


USCCA Announces Partnership With Disabled American Veterans

Firearms Training Courses img USCCA U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The U.S. Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) is proud to announce a new partnership with DAV (Disabled American Veterans), a nonprofit organization that provides a lifetime of support for veterans and their families. The USCCA – which is the largest and fastest-growing organization focused on providing self-defense education, training and legal protection to more than half a million responsible American gun owners – is launching a l...
Tags: Guns, America, Capitol Hill, Armed Forces, U S Congress, USCCA, Shooting Industry News, Tim Schmidt, U.S. Concealed Carry Association (USCCA, Marc Burgess


How “Safe” Are You? The House of Cards That is Gun Free Zones

How “Safe” Are You? The House of Cards That is Gun Free Zones, iStock-490657417 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- You know… Over the last few months, as we're all returning to school, I've noticed the word “Safe” being brandished about in nearly every facet of our culture. Here are a few that came in just this morning: “…child feeling safe at school” “In the meantime, take care of your families and stay safe.” “safe learning environment” And that is just the start. For the thinkers among us, I offer y...
Tags: Guns, Capitol Hill, Michael, Midwest, Don, Iowa Firearms Coalition, Michael Ware, Gun Rights News, Shooting Industry News, Michael Ware Linkedin


Mounting a Trijicon RMR on a GLOCK 19 Slide from Brownells

Mounting a Trijicon RMR on a GLOCK 19 Slide from Brownells U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- I pitched the idea of building up a G19 from parts to my AmmoLand editors and they dug it.  I worked with Brownells to grab a shortlist of goods that the average person could assemble with a high degree of success.  Included in that configuration was an RMR and accompanying slide.  My problem?  While I have milled and mounted tremendous numbers of red dots onto pistols in my custom shop, I haven’t been in the ...
Tags: Guns, Capitol Hill, Michael, Midwest, Rick, Glock, RMR, Iowa Firearms Coalition, Brownells, Michael Ware, Shooting Industry News, Firearm News, Trijicon RMR, Michael Ware Linkedin, G19 Brownells, Dave Funk


Remembering Aunt Rose

Rose Russell Blakely passed away in late September. Aunt Rose loved her garden. She was 93 years old. I often visited Aunt Rose, and her garden, in Washington, D.C., since I married her beloved niece and namesake, Rose Cooper, 25 years ago. Aunt Rose was a real-deal gardener. A good garden requires give and take. You need to nurture a place. It takes years to learn the nuances of soil types and hidden roots. Ice storms and hurricanes, among other forces of nature, can make a mess. There is no ...
Tags: Gardening, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, Capitol Hill, Donald Trump, Morton, Rose, Hill, Georgetown, Georgetown Hospital, Dumbarton Oaks, George Washington University She, Salvisa, Aunt Rose, Thruston Morton


Building a Custom GLOCK 19 from Brownells – Review

Building a Custom GLOCK 19 from Brownells U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- “A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse.”  Arguably one of Shakespeare’s best-known lines.  Sure, it contains iambic pentameter, but the genuine need echoed in this line from the King is what we’re interested in today.  My shop is primarily a custom shop.  You don’t walk in and find glass display cases with rows of guns under them.  You open the door to see technician benches, welders, mills, a big lathe, etc.  If I’d had a ...
Tags: Guns, Capitol Hill, Shakespeare, Rube Goldberg, Michael, Midwest, Ruger, RMR, Iowa Firearms Coalition, Brownells, Michael Ware, Apex, Featured Articles, Firearm News, Michael Ware Linkedin, G19 Brownells


West Coast Blue-Stain Stopped Cold at Idaho, Utah Lines,,, For Now! Election 2020

The Second Amendment is safe in Idaho, Utah, Montana,  and Wyoming following Tuesday's elections. (Dave Workman) USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- While anti-gun Democrat Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and his lawsuit-happy Attorney General Bob Ferguson have won third terms, if there is such a thing as “blue tsunami” out West, it was stopped cold at the Idaho and Utah state lines, and in Montana, pro-gun Sen. Steve Daines has won another term on Capitol Hill and a pro-gun Republican governor will take offi...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Usa, Guns, Montana, Washington, Oregon, Senate, White House, US, West, Wyoming, Idaho, House, Arizona, Wisconsin


Q LLC & the Honey Badger AR Pistol Dilemma, the Real Issue is…NFA

Q LLC Honey Badger AR Pistol img IG the_official_q USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- “Q” LLC was a recent victim of the ATF’s dreaded “ ” letter.  There are obvious questions that need to be asked and answered, so let’s delve into this. Q’s Honey Badger is a nifty little pistol.  It is quite small in terms of overall length, which I happen to really like in any pistol.  I truly don’t want or need a 10” barrel unless I’m using it to hunt Iowa Whitetail Deer.  For just about any other application, I’d pr...
Tags: Guns, Fbi, United States, House, Iowa, Capitol Hill, SBS, Michael, Midwest, Helen, Nra, ATF, SBR, NFA, Iowa Firearms Coalition, Michael Ware


Senate Confirms ACB; Furious Warren Calls Process ‘Corrupt and Illegitimate’

Senate Confirms ACB; Furious Warren Calls Process ‘Corrupt and Illegitimate’ IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- By a 52-48 Senate vote Monday evening, Judge Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court, igniting a backlash from angry Democrats whose fury may have been best represented by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who branded Barrett’s ascension to the high court as a “corrupt and illegitimate process.” But it was vehemently anti-gun Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut who laid ...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Senate, US, America, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Cnn, Ronald Reagan, Maine, New York Times, Connecticut, Fox News, Capitol Hill, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg


DC Project to Host 3-Gun Match Fundraiser ~VIDEO

U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Halloween 2020 will find the DC Project hosting their largest fundraiser of the year. The DC Project Team Match will be held at the scenic Reveille Peak Ranch in Burnet, TX, and runs from October 30 through November 1. The weekend kicks off with a fundraising banquet on Friday, followed by a two-day, team 3-gun match on Saturday and Sunday. The DC Project Team Match and banquet benefit our Second Amendment advocacy efforts and provides an excellent opportunity to suppo...
Tags: Guns, Washington, House Of Representatives, Capitol Hill, Lewis, Host, Competitive Shooting News, Moms Demand Action, DC Project, DC Project Team Match, Burnet TX, D C Project Foundation, Unites States Senate


Vertx Gamut Overland Backpack, Ideal Discreet Carry Pack – Review

Vertx Gamut Overland Backpack U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Half the planet lives in poverty, strife, and suffer the worst governments you can possibly imagine.  Then there are other places – These States United.  It is my firm opinion that most Americans have never studied, much less encountered cultures outside their own.  Few have traveled abroad.  I’ve got news for you.  Trips to some beachfront in Central America don’t count.  What I’m referring to are truly differing cultures and the stories...
Tags: Guns, Gear, Capitol Hill, Central America, Michael, Midwest, Iowa Firearms Coalition, City Park, Michael Ware, Shooting Industry News, Vertx, Rainbow Trail, Michael Ware Linkedin, Sangre de Christos


Safari Club International Cancels 2021 Convention ~VIDEO

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October XX, 2020) –  After much contemplation and exhaustive effort, Safari Club International (SCI) has made the difficult decision to cancel its 2021 Hunters' Convention. COVID-19-related restrictions imposed by the state of Nevada and city of Las Vegas to ensure a safe event environment during the ongoing pandemic has made it impossible to conduct a successful event for our members and exhibitors, or serve the greater good of wildlife conservation. For 49 consecutive year...
Tags: Guns, California, Washington, Africa, Wyoming, Capitol Hill, Las Vegas, Nevada, SCI, Reno Sparks Convention Center, Hunting News, Safari Club International, Safari Club, Trump Administration, Safari Club International Foundation SCIF, Safari Club International SCI


Antis Alarmed That ACB Confirmation Could Be ‘Huge Setback for Gun Safety’

In this screen snip from live coverage of confirmation hearings on Judge Amy Coney Barrett, anti-gun Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal expressed his concerns about her votes on Second Amendment issues. (YouTube, CBSN) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- As the contentious confirmation hearings begin for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett, anti-gun groups are voicing concerns she will endanger so-called “gun safety laws” and headlines in various publications perpetuate what is essentially a ...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Washington, US, City, Cnn, Chicago, United States, Portland, Capitol Hill, David Bernstein, Usa Today, Seattle, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Dianne Feinstein, Pacific Northwest


CCRKBA Announces Two New Members to Board of Directors

The CCRKBA just added two new board members. IMG iStock-1200049106 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms has added two new members to its Board of Directors following the recent Gun Rights Policy Conference, according to CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb. “We’re delighted to welcome Dan Zelenka and Cam Edwards to help guide the Citizens Committee through what could be some very interesting times ahead,” Gottlieb stated. Zelenka is an atto...
Tags: Board of Directors, Guns, United States, Capitol Hill, Louisiana, Michael Bloomberg, Cam, Dan, Edwards, IMG, Gottlieb, New Orleans Louisiana, CAM EDWARDS, Alan Gottlieb, Shooting Industry News, Citizens Committee


Second Amendment Foundation Adds Trustees, Including AmmoLand Founder/Editor-In-Chief

Second Amendment Foundation Adds Trustees, Including AmmoLand Founder/Editor-In-Chief. img iStock-donskarpo BELLEVUE, WA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Second Amendment Foundation has announced three new additions to its Board of Trustees following the 35th annual Gun Rights Policy Conference. The three new members are Maj. Gen. Allen Youngman, Jim Irvine, and Fredy Riehl. Youngman retired in 2003 after 34 years in the military. He is now the senior consultant at the American Business Development ...
Tags: Board of Directors, Guns, United States, New Jersey, Ohio, Capitol Hill, Board of Trustees, The Foundation, Gottlieb, Fredy, Alan Gottlieb, Second Amendment Foundation, Riehl, Gun Rights News, Shooting Industry News, Shooting Media News


‘Anarchist’ Seattle Makes It Official, Slashes Police Dept. Funding

With Seattle being declared a jurisdiction where anarchy is rampant, the City Council has voted to cut the police department budget. Weeks ago, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms advised Seattle residents to arm themselves. iStock-1138299265 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Barely 24 hours after the Department of Justice declared Seattle to be a jurisdiction that has “permitted violence and destruction of property to persist,” the far-left Seattle City Council made it official...
Tags: Guns, Minneapolis, Abc, Washington, New York City, US, Idaho, Bellevue, Capitol Hill, Department Of Justice, Portland Oregon, Seattle, Council, Justice Department, Nra, Spd


True Velocity’s Advanced Manufacturing, Potential to Reinvent Ammunition Supply Chain

True Velocity Unveils Advanced Manufacturing Capabilities With Potential to Reinvent Ammunition Supply Chain. U.S. leadership on Capitol Hill debate modernization of weapons and ammunition manufacturing and logistics. GARLAND, Texas – -(AmmoLand.com)- Texas-based True Velocity, an advanced manufacturing and technology company specializing in small-arms ammunition, is introducing new technology and proprietary solutions to help armed forces streamline ammunition production and logistics from a...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Dallas, Capitol Hill, U S Army, House Armed Services Committee, Garland Texas, Donald Norcross, Ammunition News, Shooting Industry News, Ammoland TV, Jette, Army for Acquisition Logistics and Technology, Bruce Jette, Chris Tedford, Advanced Manufacturing Potential


NSSF Congressional Report Card: Democrats Fail Miserably

NSSF Congressional Report Card: Democrats Fail Miserably, iStock-1154438278 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- With just over seven weeks remaining until American voters elect a new president and Congress, the National Shooting Sports Foundation is out with its , and if Capitol Hill was a public school, almost every Democrat would flunk. With but a few exceptions—such as Senators Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Jon Tester (D-MT) and Joe Manchin (D-WV), Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA), Rep. Anthony Brindisi (D-NY),...
Tags: Florida, New York, Guns, Congress, California, US, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Fox News, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg, Trump


Houston Anti-Gun Police Chief Puts Out Hiring Call

By Larry Keane Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo is rolling out the welcome mat to police frustrated with cities enacting “defund police” policies. IMG iStock 906402938 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo is rolling out the welcome mat to police frustrated with cities enacting “defund police” policies. Chief Acevedo is looking to fill 400 vacancies and he’s telling police frustrated with progressive policies to head to Houston. It’s like a swimmer at a shark-infested bea...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Senate, America, Joe Biden, Fox, Ted Cruz, Capitol Hill, Houston, Black Lives Matter, Al Green, Nra, IMG, Mitch McConnell R Ky, U S House of Representatives, Texas Monthly


Seattle Council Cuts Police Budget, Chief Retires; Is Anarchy Next?

Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best has announced she will retire, after the city council cut her pay and reduced her department's budget. (Screen snip, YouTube, KING-TV) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Hours after the Seattle City Council voted to reduce the police department budget and cut the police chief’s salary, Police Chief Carmen Best announced she will retire next month, setting off a shockwave reaching from Seattle to Fox News in New York, and now the question arises: Will this lead to anarch...
Tags: New York, Nbc, Guns, Minneapolis, Washington, US, America, Best, SEC, Fox News, Capitol Hill, City Council, Republican, Washington State, Seattle, Nra



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