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Getting “Slices” Today for a Stronger Second Amendment Tomorrow

Opinion Right to Carry by State Map Updated for 2018 United States of America – -(AmmoLand.com)- We’ve discussed both the need for an honest evaluation of the present political situation of the Second Amendment as well as the need to use the right tactics and strategies for a given job. Now, we will delve a little into the tactical/strategic area some more, this time by looking at a tactic that was advocated a long time ago by an anti-Second Amendment zealot – and how it can be used to regai...
Tags: Maryland, Guns, Supreme Court, Reagan, United States, Nelson, Nra, McDonald, Harold, IMG, Wayne Lapierre, LaPierre, Heller, NRA ILA, Gun Rights News, Harold Hutchison


GOA/GOF Fund Challenge to NFA in U.S. Supreme Court

“The arguments presented by GOA and GOF cut to the heart of the National Firearms Act.” – GOA’s Erich Pratt Jeremy Kettler, who is a disabled combat veteran Springfield, VA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Gun Owners of America (GOA) and its legal arm, Gun Owners Foundation (GOF), this week continued their defense of Jeremy Kettler, who is a disabled combat veteran. GOA/GOF submitted a petition for writ of certiorari before the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Kettler, after he was convicted for violating ...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Court, America, Lawsuits, Kansas, Goa, U S Supreme Court, McDonald, Pratt, NFA, Heller, U S Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, Obama Justice Department, Kettler, SPRINGFIELD Va


Setting The Record Straight, NRA Haters You’re a Problem

Opinion Setting The Record Straight, NRA Haters You're a Problem USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- I’ve had it with the attacks on the NRA, I expect it from “The Trace” and “Mother Jones,” but I find it repugnant when so-called 2A supporters use those questionable sources to scorch the NRA. The simple fact is that without the NRA you will lose your right to own a firearm. Don’t give us that crap about you’ll never give in, that you’ll stand your ground. Bull shit we can’t get most of you to vote. Half ...
Tags: New York, Guns, Supreme Court, Senate, Hillary Clinton, House, Andrew Cuomo, Hillary, Cuomo, Nra, State, House Senate, Mother Jones, Heller, State of New York, NRA ILA


Interview: Allen West, 2019 NRA Board of Directors Candidate

Allen West is running for reelection to the 2019 NRA board of Directors. USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- AmmoLand News had a chance to catch up with our friend Allen West to talk about his run for reelection to the NRA board of directors in 2019 and about the organization itself as well as the current political outlook for gun owners in the face of a hostile Congress. Fredy Riehl: Hello Allen, thank you for taking the time to talk with AmmoLand News I know you have a busy schedule. Can you start by l...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, Guns, Congress, Colorado, California, US, America, Tennessee, New Jersey, Army, States, Vietnam, Andrew Cuomo, US Army


The Left’s Strategy to Disarm America

Opinion by Allen West My right inner forearm has a simple tattoo with the words “Molon Labe.” My message to the progressive socialist left, “Come, Take,” because I will not surrender to you. USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- If you cherish your individual freedom and liberty, please read this entire missive, and share its warning. This last week was the National Rifle Association (NRA) winter board meeting. As you should know by now, reading these pages, the NRA is the nation’s oldest civil rights orga...
Tags: Florida, New York, Guns, Congress, US, America, Washington Dc, Liberty, House, House Of Representatives, Arizona, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, Andrew Cuomo, Michael Bloomberg, Cruz


Second Amendment Prayer for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Second Amendment Prayer for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- Second Amendment supporters want to see President Trump appoint more originalists and textualists to the Supreme Court.  The most likely Justice to create an opening is Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Justice Ginsburg voted against the Heller decision. She voted against the McDonald decision. Her opinion on the Second Amendment is was clear then, and it is clear now. The Second Amendment should be defined as inconse...
Tags: Justice, Guns, Supreme Court, Court, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Jesus, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Second Amendment, Trump, Ruth, McDonald, Ginsburg, Heller, Gun Rights News


The Future of the NRA is Change

Opinion New threats will need to be addressed. This will require changes – and some of those changes will be difficult, but necessary to preserve our Second Amendment rights.(Wikimedia Commons photo by Gage Skidmore) Fairfax, Virginia – -(AmmoLand.com)- The year 2019 will mark the 148th anniversary of the founding of the National Rifle Association. This organization has a long legacy of not just protecting our rights, but also for a host of other programs that serve law-abiding citizens who ...
Tags: Guns, Reagan, Gun Control, Silicon Valley, Gun Rights, Second Amendment, Nra, McDonald, Harold, Owens, National Rifle Association, Wayne Lapierre, Wikimedia Commons, Heller, Gun Rights News, National Rifle Association This


Gun Groups Seeks Supreme Court Review In Challenge Of Calif. Handgun Statute

Gun Groups Seeks Supreme Court Review In Challenge Of Calif. Handgun Statute BELLEVUE, WA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Second Amendment Foundation and Calguns Foundation have petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court for a review of their challenge to California’s “Unsafe Handgun Act,” a part of that state’s penal code that violates the Second Amendment by banning handguns of the kind in common use for traditional lawful purposes. Second Amendment Foundation and Calguns are joined by private citizens Ivan...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, California, Virginia, Calif, U S Supreme Court, Horan, The Foundation, Gottlieb, Heller, Pena, Brett Thomas, Alan Gottlieb, Second Amendment Foundation, Gun Rights News, CalGuns Foundation


2018: Buckeye Firearms Association’s Long List of Activities & Accomplishments

by Dean Rieck 2018: Buckeye Firearms Association's Long List of Activities & Accomplishments Ohio – -(AmmoLand.com)- When I began thinking about writing a review of this year's activities, it didn't take long to realize that this would be a daunting task. While we try to keep supporters informed of what's going on day-to-day and month-to-month, we spend a lot more time working than tooting our own horn. But I started making notes and surprised myself when I saw just how many pages I filled u...
Tags: Maryland, Guns, Colorado, Washington, America, Bloomberg, Indiana, Chicago, United Kingdom, Ohio, Cleveland, Columbus, General Assembly, Cincinnati, Trump, Bfa


Midterms 2018: Get Ready for the Battles to Come

Opinion Midterms 2018: Get Ready for the Battles to Come Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Although election results are still coming in as I write this, the overall picture of the 2018 midterm elections has emerged. Democrats made substantial – though not historic – gains in the U.S. House, retaking a majority and likely handing the speakership to Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). Democrats also picked up a handful of governorships across the map, with statehouses now about evenly divided between red a...
Tags: Guns, Obama, Congress, Finance, Senate, Massachusetts, New York City, America, House, Nancy Pelosi, Michael Bloomberg, Clinton, Trump, Big Apple, Nra, U S Supreme Court


Supreme Court Brief Supporting 2A Challenges Federal Handgun Sales Ban

Constitutional Rights Groups File Supreme Court Brief Supporting Second Amendment Challenge to Federal Handgun Sales Ban WASHINGTON, D.C. –-(Ammoland.com)- A brief supporting Supreme Court review of a Fifth Circuit decision in a Second Amendment challenge to irrational federal gun control rules was filed by civil rights attorney Donald J. Kilmer, reports three constitutional rights advocacy groups who joined the brief. A copy of the brief can be viewed at www.firearmspolicy.org/legal.The amici...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, California, Washington, Court, United States, Gun Control, Handguns, Msf, Thomas, U S Supreme Court, McDonald, Fifth Circuit, Heller, FPC, Firearms Policy Coalition


Trump’s Bump-Stocks Ban is a Bigger Danger for 2A than Most Realize

Opinion Once President Trump is gone, and the next Obama/Clinton/Sanders, etc. holds the reins of the executive branch, there will be no legal barrier to the Attorney General “recognizing” the “danger” of all those “machine guns” in public hands, and criminalizing them with a scratch of a pen. USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Second Amendment means what it says, and laws restricting access to, or possession of firearms, ammunition, firearms accessories, knives, swords, nunchaku, billy clubs, black-...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Supreme Court, Donald Trump, Trump, Nra, Antonin Scalia, Scalia, GCA, NFA, Heller, Firearms Policy Coalition, Gun Rights News, Gun Owners of America, Gun Bans, Jeff Knox


Trumps’ Bump-Stocks Ban is a Bigger Danger for 2A than Most Realize

Opinion Once President Trump is gone, and the next Obama/Clinton/Sanders, etc. holds the reins of the executive branch, there will be no legal barrier to the Attorney General “recognizing” the “danger” of all those “machine guns” in public hands, and criminalizing them with a scratch of a pen. USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Second Amendment means what it says, and laws restricting access to, or possession of firearms, ammunition, firearms accessories, knives, swords, nunchaku, billy clubs, black-...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Supreme Court, Donald Trump, Trump, Nra, Antonin Scalia, Scalia, GCA, NFA, Heller, Firearms Policy Coalition, Gun Rights News, Gun Owners of America, Gun Bans, Jeff Knox


New York: Second Amendment Protects most Arms including Nunchakus

New York: Second Amendment Protects most Arms including Nunchakus U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- On 14 December 2018, a New York District judge, Pamela K. Chen, an Obama appointee, has struck down a ban on nunchakus, as unconstitutional.Consider the timeline and history of this ban and its demise.In 1974, in response to “Kung Fu” movies, New York banned the possession, manufacture, transportation, and transfer of Nunchakus. Nunchakus or “chuka sticks” were made into a prohibited weapon by statute.The...
Tags: New York, Guns, Supreme Court, Obama, Kung Fu, Department Of Defense, United States, Arizona, New York State, Nassau County, James, Cuomo, Second Amendment, Trump, McDonald, National Rifle Association


Securing Second Amendment Support in the Suburbs

Securing Second Amendment Support in the Suburbs U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- When they write the accounts of how the battle for the Second Amendment was decided, it’s not just going to be about the court rulings. It’s also going to focus on whether those court rulings took hold, or if they got overturned down the road.Yes, folks, the Supreme Court has been known to change its mind. In 58 years, the Supreme Court changed its mind on the legality of “separate but equal.” While Brown v. Board of Edu...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Senate, Reagan, Bloomberg, United States, Ferguson, Silicon Valley, Second Amendment, Nra, Board of Education, McDonald, Harold, Heller, Plessy, John Paul Stevens


Desiderata for the NRA’s Executive Vice President

Desiderata for the NRA’s Executive Vice President USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The executive vice president of the National Rifle Association is the person who runs the organization at the pleasure of the board, someone like a prime minister who wields power under the figurehead king. Since 1991, that office has been filled by Wayne LaPierre, for good and for ill. There is talk that he is considering stepping down, and it’s worth considering what kind of person should succeed him.I am not a member o...
Tags: Amazon, Usa, Guns, America, Republican Party, Nra, National Rifle Association, Wayne Lapierre, LaPierre, Heller, Institute for Legislative Action, Ranjit Singh, Gun Rights News, Greg Camp, Greg CampGreg Camp


Did Violation of Massachusetts’ Gun Storage Law Save Man from Pit Bull Attack?

Did Violation of Massachusetts' Gun Storage Law Save Man from Pit Bull Attack? Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- – On the 2nd of December, 2018, a 25-year-old man was at home with his girlfriend and a pit bull dog they were fostering. All of them were lying on a bed at about 6 p.m. The dog attacked the man. The man attempted to move the pit bull off of the bed. Instead, the dog bit the man on the left arm, and would not let go. From bostonglobe.com:In a desperate attempt to end the attack, the man reac...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, California, Boston, Massachusetts, Court, San Francisco, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Second Amendment, U S Supreme Court, McDonald, The Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit, Billerica, Yarmouth


Third Circuit: Second Amendment is a Second Rate Right

Standard Capacity 223 Magazine  U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- In a split decision, a three judge panel at the Third Circuit Court of Appeals effectively ruled the Second Amendment of the Bill of Rights is a second-rate right, not entitled to the full protections of other enumerated rights.  The opinion was filed on 5 December, 2018. The case is Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs, Inc. v. Attorney General New Jersey, No. 18-3170 (3rd Cir. 2018).The two majority judges followed the trend...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Department Of Defense, New Jersey, Arizona, Circuit, Second Amendment, Trump, First Circuit, The Supreme Court, District Court, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, Heller, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten


Third Circuit Tells Gun Owners They Must Turn In Gun Magazines, Will You Comply

Third Circuit Tells Gun Owners They Must Turn In Their Gun Magazines, Will You Comply? New Jersey – -(AmmoLand.com)- December 5, 2018. In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit refused to stop the enforcement of New Jersey’s 10-round magazine ban.The majority, in an opinion by Judge Shwartz and joined by Judge Greenaway, both appointed by President Obama, held that the ban did not violate the Second Amendment because it reasonably advanced the State’s intere...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Obama, New Jersey, Lawsuits, Columbia, Trump, Nra, U S Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, Heller, Gun Rights News, Democrats War on Guns, Greenaway, ANJRPC, Scott Bach


A Brief History of the NRA Executive Vice President Position

Editors Note: This is AmmoLand News' first article in a series examining the role, challenges, and future of the NRA Executive Vice President position. A Brief History of the NRA Executive Vice President Position: Current CEO Wayne LaPierre. Fairfax, VA – -(AmmoLand.com)- For nearly three decades, Wayne LaPierre has been the face of the National Rifle Association. While he has been out there, fighting to preserve our Second Amendment rights, many who oppose our Second Amendment rights call hi...
Tags: New York, Guns, Supreme Court, West Virginia, Reagan, Tennessee, Bill Clinton, Gun Control, Andrew Cuomo, District Of Columbia, Dianne Feinstein, George W Bush, Border Patrol, Gun Rights, Rich, Cincinnati


An inside story of Heller

Stevens clings to his obviously wrong dissent in the case. Again. Still.
Tags: Guns, Uncategorized, Stevens, Heller


MI: Appellate Court Issues Mixed Ruling on Right to Carry at DeVos Place

Open Carry Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- In March of 2016, members of Michigan Open Carry ( MOC ) and Michigan Gun Owners ( MGO ) were manning a booth they had rented in the DeVos Place Convention Center. They were openly carrying holstered pistols, which has never been against the law in Michigan, except for a small number of restricted areas.While people with concealed carry permits may not carry a concealed firearm into a school, they may openly carry a holstered pistol in Michigan.  They can ...
Tags: Guns, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Caa, Michigan, Open Carry, Appeals Court, State Capitol, Heller Supreme Court, Circuit Court, DeVos, Heller, DeVos Place, Gun Rights News, Concealed Carry, Dean Weingarten


Retired Anti-Gun Justice Reveals Attempts to Thwart Landmark Heller Decision

Opinion Justice John Paul Stevens Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Few Supreme Court justices have been as avowedly opposed to the Second Amendment as John Paul Stevens, who retired from the high court in June 2010.Stevens wrote a lengthy dissent to the landmark decision of District of Columbia v. Heller and to its follow-up, McDonald v. Chicago. He then continued to advocate against those cases even after his retirement, including in a book proposing amendments to the Constitution and in a hig...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Chicago, New York Times, Times, District Of Columbia, Trump, Antonin Scalia, McDonald, Scalia, Stevens, Anthony Kennedy, Heller, John Paul Stevens, Shooting Industry News, NRA-ILA


Gun Group Seeks SCOTUS Review Of Mance Interstate Handgun Sales Case

Gun Group Seeks SCOTUS Review Of Mance Interstate Handgun Sales Case BELLEVUE, WA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms has petitioned the Supreme Court of the United States for review of its case challenging the long-standing ban on interstate handgun sales to law-abiding citizens from other states.The case, known as Mance v. Whitaker, comes out of the Fifth Circuit and involves a Texas firearms retailer and two would-be customers who reside in Washingt...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Supreme Court, Washington, United States, Lawsuits, McDonald, Washington D C, Whitaker, Fifth Circuit, Supreme Court of the United States, Gottlieb, Heller, Plaintiffs, Alan Gottlieb, Gun Rights News


H.R. 7115 Outlaws ‘Assault Weapon’ Parts Kits & Private Sales

Ar15 Lower Parts U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- The Democrats in Congress have hurried to introduce restrictive anti-Second Amendment legislation. Progressivism detests the concept of the Second Amendment in its bones.Congressman Pallone, a Democrat from New Jersey, has introduced H.R. 7115.  The bill outlaws the private manufacture of guns by requiring a serial number be applied for, and received, before manufacture. Thus, all legal private making of guns would be recorded by the government,. The ma...
Tags: England, Guns, Congress, Australia, California, Department Of Defense, Consumer Product Safety Commission, United States, Connecticut, New Jersey, Arizona, Federal Trade Commission, Second Amendment, Kavanaugh, Heller, Pallone


The Illusive Second Amendment

Opinion by Contributor John McNair USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- I watched Tom Selleck on The Rosie O’Donnell show May 19, 1999 where O’Donnell basically ambushed Selleck on his pro-gun control support of the Second Amendment. Although he is one of my heroes of the TV world he was ill-prepared to stand his ground. He did the best job he could but a little research to support one’s views as a spokes-person would have allowed Selleck to wipe the floor with O’Donnell. O’Donnell’s stance was that the need...
Tags: Europe, Usa, Guns, Supreme Court, Congress, Navy, Africa, US, America, Spain, ELSE, United States, Middle East, Army, Militia, States


Dealing with Social Stigmatization of the Second Amendment

The effort to get companies like FedEx to cut ties with the NRA is part of an effort to stigmatize the Second Amendment and those who defend it. (Wikimedia Commons photo by Raysonho) U.S.A. –(AmmoLand.com)- The good news on the Second Amendment is that the courts have been shifting in a pro-Second Amendment direction. With the Heller and McDonald rulings, the Supreme Court has formally ruled what we all knew was the truth: The Second Amendment is an individual right. However, the bad news is t...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Eric Holder, America, Reagan, Gun Control, Andrew Cuomo, Gun Rights, Fedex, Clinton, Mainstream Media, Nra, McDonald, Harold, National Rifle Association, Holder


A Blue Ripple, A Red Senate Wall & What It Means for the Gun Industry

Opinion By Larry Keane Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) will again become house speaker. USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The [election] results are still trickling in but we’re getting a clearer picture of what we can expect when it comes to the next two years for gun laws in the United States.Conventional wisdom says that the party in the White House loses “bigly” when it comes to the midterm elections, but last night’s results are proving different. We’re seeing more of a mixed bag in the Congressional...
Tags: Florida, Usa, Mississippi, Guns, Supreme Court, Congress, Senate, White House, Virginia, America, Indiana, United States, Missouri, North Dakota, House, Arizona


First Circuit Court of Appeals Rule No Right to Bear Arms Outside the Home

First Circuit Court of Appeals Rule No Right to Bear Arms Outside the Home U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- On 2 November 2018, the First Circuit Court of Appeals held the Second Amendment effectively does not apply outside the home.  From uscourts.gov:This case involves a constitutional challenge to the Massachusetts firearms licensing statute, as implemented in the communities of Boston and Brookline. All of the individual plaintiffs sought and received licenses from one of those two communities to c...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Boston, Massachusetts, Court, Department Of Defense, Reagan, Arizona, Gun Control, District Of Columbia, Illinois, Gun Rights, Columbia, Second Amendment, Trump, First Circuit


NRA-Supported Case Could Soon be Taken Up by the US Supreme Court

Opinion Justice Decency Integrity Law Order Courts Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- What if you lived in a major metropolitan area that said you were free to practice the religion of your choice while within its jurisdiction, but in order to worship outside of that jurisdiction, you were required to first ask permission? And what if that permission was rarely granted? Would you feel like your right to exercise the religion of your choice is still protected?Now imagine you are a newspaper publis...
Tags: New York, Guns, Supreme Court, NYC, New York City, Court, Chicago, Lawsuits, District Of Columbia, US supreme court, Nra, Fairfax, McDonald, Heller, United States Court of Appeals, New York State Rifle and Pistol Association



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