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Jefferson Descendant Disavows More than Ancestor’s Memory

Anyone who would tear down this would tear down all of Jefferson’s work. iStock-1147154919 U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “I’m a direct descendant of Thomas Jefferson,” Salon columnist and novelist Lucian K. Truscott IV wrote in a Monday opinion piece for The New York Times. “Take down his memorial.” The reason, of course, is because Jefferson owned slaves. It’s another springboarding from the agitprop of the “1619 Project” and the deliberate stirring up of racial divisions for political purposes ...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, New York Times, Salon, Army, Resistance, Nra, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Jefferson, United States Army, David Codrea, Gun Rights News, RKBA, Firearms News, Truscott


Rogue Republicans and Democrats Join Forces to uphold NC Governor Veto of Gun Reform

North Carolina Governor Vetos Volunteer Security in Churches Co-Located with Schools, iStock-884214706 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On 2 July, 2020, the Democrat Governor of North Carolina, Roy Cooper, vetoed Bill H652, also known as “The Second Amendment Protection Act”. From the Bill: AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO HAS A CONCEALED CARRY HANDGUN PERMIT MAY CARRY A HANDGUN ON EDUCATIONAL PROPERTY THAT IS THE LOCATION OF BOTH A SCHOOL AND A PLACE OF RELIGIOUS WORSHIP AND TO ENACT THE 2ND AMEN...
Tags: Guns, Department Of Defense, House, Arizona, Davis, Wisconsin, Bill, North Carolina, Gun Laws, Cooper, Doyle, Pierce, Roy Cooper, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch


National Rifle Association’s Place in History

Official Communication by Marion P. Hammer Unified Sportsmen of Florida Executive Director NRA Past President National Rifle Association NRA Florida – -(AmmoLand.com)- The NRA is our nation's leader in teaching firearms safety to children and firearms education and training to adult gun owners. We have a proud history of protecting the Second Amendment for freedom-loving, law-abiding Americans. Our heritage is one of protecting constitutional rights and Freedom. The National Rifle Associati...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Washington, Boston, US, America, Los Angeles, United States, Ronald Reagan, Arizona, Donald Trump, Nra, Lincoln Memorial, Wright, Marion, National Rifle Association


Virginia: Anti-Gun Majority Takes Gratuitous Victory Lap

Anti-gun groups are joyously celebrating the wanton destruction of America's freedoms in Virginia. IMG iStock-884220580 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Despite the anti-gun laws passed by the General Assembly during the 2020 session having already taken effect on July 1st, anti-gun groups demanded and received a bill signing ceremony in Richmond. Governor Ralph Northam was more than happy to appease these groups backed by out-of-state interests to show a good return on their investment that put an ant...
Tags: Guns, Virginia, America, Richmond, General Assembly, Ralph Northam, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Justin Fairfax


Maryland: Anti-Gun Group Demands Indefinite Delay for Firearm Transfers

Indefinitely-delayed firearm transfers? This surely won't be abused by anti-gunners. iStock-884191290 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- An anti-gun group expressed support in their newsletter for changing Maryland law to allow for regulated firearm transfers to be delayed indefinitely. This was prompted by the state’s background check system becoming temporarily inoperable recently. Maryland law allows firearm dealers to transfer regulated firearms after waiting seven days if Maryland State Police (MSP)...
Tags: Maryland, Guns, Baltimore, Msp, Nra, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Maryland State Police MSP, Maryland Licensed Firearms Dealers Association


Making of the 3D Printed Semi-Auto FGC-9 Carbine, Manual & Video Review

U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The FGC-9 design is a homemade, semi-auto, 3D printed, polymer 9mm carbine, for $600 in parts and tooling, and a two week build time. Two weeks is less time than it takes to assemble the paperwork necessary to apply for a gun permit in most countries if gun permits are even accessible. None of the parts or tools are “gun” specific. They are available over the counter or over the Internet, in most parts of the world. The FGC-9 gives a performance comparable to many com...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Australia, US, Department Of Defense, Chicago, United States, Philippines, Arizona, Ivan, New York City Los Angeles, Gun Rights News, Firearm News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team


NSSF – Mayors Play Blame Game as Lawlessness Grows

After downtown Seattle erupted in violence, armed citizens in suburban small towns guarded their local businesses. (Screen snip, YouTube, KING News) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Big city mayors must have a standard checklist in the back of their press briefing binders. That page would have one entry that would read: “When your failed policies create chaos, blame guns.” It would sound ridiculous, but that is what is happening. Crime is skyrocketing in New York City, Chicago, Atlanta and Seattle. T...
Tags: New York, Guns, Washington, New York City, Atlanta, Chicago, Bill De Blasio, Seattle, Andrew Cuomo, Illinois, Citizens, Big Apple, Jay Inslee, Washington Examiner, Lori Lightfoot, Lightfoot


Second Amendment Protects the Right to Carry Arms Outside the Home – FPC

Second Amendment Protects the Right to Carry Arms Outside the Home – FPC U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and Firearms Policy Foundation (FPF) announced the filing of an important brief in the en banc rehearing of Young v. Hawaii in support of the right to bear arms. The brief is joined by several professors of Second Amendment law, the Cato Institute, Madison Society Foundation, California Gun Rights Foundation, Second Amendment Foundation, and Independence Ins...
Tags: Guns, America, United States, Hawaii, Young, Ninth Circuit, FPC, Firearms Policy Coalition, Gun Rights News, Ilya Shapiro, David Kopel, Firearms Policy Foundation, Trevor Burrus, Joseph Greenlee, FPF, Independence Institute


Anyone Wondering Why Violent Crime Is Off The Chart?

Opinion Minneapolis has paid $63,000 to private security firms for 3 council members. IMG Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- “Democracies have been found incompatible with personal security and rights of property; and in general been as short in their lives as they’ve been violent in their deaths.” ~ James Madison. A Reminder: American police are not required by law to specifically “protect” any particular individual, in any particular circumstance (Warren v District of Columbia, and Gonzales ...
Tags: Guns, Minneapolis, US, Warren, John, District Of Columbia, Castle, GONZALES, James Madison, Planet Earth, John Farnam, Gun Rights News, Defense Training International, Farnam, Democrats War on Guns, IMG Ft Collins CO Ammoland


Bloomberg’s Bodyguards will Keep Him Safe from Collectivist ‘Protesters’ – for Now

While coming for Mike Bloomberg with pitchforks may have a certain schadenfreude appeal to it, the protesters are all in for socialism as long as someone else is paying for it. How about putting the chains on government instead of citizens, and lowering taxes and regulatory infringements on all? (NY Taxi Workers Alliance/Facebook) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Pitchfork Wielding Protesters Come For Mike Bloomberg In The Hamptons,” a July 2 HotAir headline observes. “More than 100 taxi drivers an...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Guns, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, New York Times, Resistance, St Louis, Michael Bloomberg, Bermuda, Police Department, Mike Bloomberg, David Codrea, Nick Hanauer, Gun Rights News, RKBA


What Should We Do When Government Bureaucrats Kill?

As Detroit's justified homicide rate spikes 35 percent, overall homicide totals declined 6 percent in 2014. U.S.A.– -(AmmoLand.com)- We saw armed police officers raid the wrong house and kill innocent people in their beds. That happened most recently in a home in Louisville, Kentucky. There, three undercover cops shot 26-year-old Breonna Taylor to death during a midnight raid as she lay asleep. In this case, the police were at the wrong address and were seeking a criminal who’d been arrested ...
Tags: Guns, New York City, Detroit, Taylor, Nra, Louisville Kentucky, Ammoland, Carol Bowne, Gun Rights News, Rob Morse, Slow Facts, Polite Society Podcast Rob, Breonna Taylor, Breonna Taylor There, Carol Bowne Bureaucrats


NC: Veto Override Fails for Second Amendment Preservation Act

The veto override attempt in the House of Representatives for HB652 received a vote of 66-48, failing to meet the 3/5 requirement IMG: iStock-884214706 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- On July 8th, the veto override attempt in the House of Representatives for House Bill 652, the Second Amendment Preservation Act, received a vote of 66-48, failing to meet the 3/5 minimum needed. HB 652 previously passed both chambers of the General Assembly with overwhelming bipartisan majorities. Gov. Cooper erroneousl...
Tags: Texas, Guns, House Of Representatives, North Carolina, General Assembly, Nra, Cooper, Jack Wilson, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, House of Representatives for House


NICS Background Checks and Gun Sales Continue to Break Records in June, 2020

Do ‘universal background checks' really work to reduce gun-related crime? (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- June of 2020 has continued the run of record setting numbers of background checks and gun sales for this presidential election year. The National Instant background Check System (NICS) recorded the highest ever number of checks in a month in June of 2020. The total number was 3,931,607. The number is misleading because the number of checks done for permits and permit rechecks has ...
Tags: Guns, America, Department Of Defense, Fbi, Arizona, Gun Sales, NICS, NSSF, Dave Workman, Gun Rights News, Shooting Industry News, Firearm News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing


NSSF: Guns Are Selling, but Gun Safety is Priceless

By Joe Bartozzi Project Childsafe provides free gun locks to shooters. IMG NSSF.org U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Guns are flying off the shelves these days, but at the same time the most important commodity in the firearms marketplace is free and invaluable: That’s responsible and safe firearm ownership. “It’s important that we all understand the responsibility,” explained Jon Ogawa of Grandpa’s Pawn and Gun in Longmont, Colo., in a recent WAMU report. NSSF surveys show that firearm retailers be...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Denver, San Antonio, Hancock, DAVENPORT Iowa, NSSF, WAMU, Denver Police Department, Michael Hancock, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Gun University, Longmont Colo, Joe Bartozzi, IMG NSSF


NSSF Asks: Do Americans Have Excess Freedom?

By Elizabeth McGuigan Amazingly, the new “study” is making headlines.  IMG NSSF.org U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Amazingly, a new “study” is making headlines, despite the fact that it relies on obviously faulty assumptions, irrational methodology and has not been peer-reviewed. The authors cite themselves as support for spurious statements like “Surges in firearm purchasing…have been well documented in association with mass shootings and significant political events and are followed by populatio...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Fbi, United States, ATF, NSSF, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Real Solutions, Elizabeth McGuigan, IMG NSSF


NRA Endorses Rick Tillis for Tennessee State House

The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund endorsed Rick Tillis for re-election to the 92nd House district of Tennessee. IMG iStock-884202954 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)-On behalf of our more than five million members, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) today endorsed Rick Tillis for re-election to the 92nd House district of Tennessee. “Tennesseans can count on Rep. Tillis to protect our individual freedom of self-protection,” said Matt Herriman, NRA-ILA's Te...
Tags: Guns, Tennessee, Nra, Lee, Tillis, Herriman, Tennessee State House, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund, Matt Herriman, Rick Tillis


Media & Anti’s Painfully Silent Double Standard on Armed Black Protestors

As Santayana warned, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” And those who would destroy those memories are bent on being the new slave masters. (Stone Mountain Park/Facebook), iStock-487527539 U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “A large group of armed protesters on Saturday marched through Georgia's Stone Mountain Park, calling for the park's massive Confederate carving to be removed,” the Associated Press reports. “Stone Mountain Memorial Association spokesman John Bankhead ...
Tags: Facebook, Texas, Guns, California, White House, Georgia, Ronald Reagan, Washington Dc, Associated Press, Houston, Resistance, New Black Panther Party, Black Panther, Lee, Brady, Capitol


San Diego Police Shoot Fleeing Suspect, Video Shows he was Armed

U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- A bit before 6 p.m., in downtown San Diego, California, two police officers noticed a man in a red tracksuit. He was wanted in connection with a recent robbery. He had a distinctive face tattoo, which is how the officers identified him so quickly. In the ensuing confrontation, the suspect flees from the police, He drops what he is carrying, and is shot. Protestors claim he was shot without justification. The next day, a hundred protestors gather. They threatened to “b...
Tags: Guns, Minneapolis, California, Los Angeles, Department Of Defense, Arizona, San Diego, Police Shooting, Floyd, San Diego California, Gun Rights News, San Diego Police, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing


Below The Radar: Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act

Below The Radar: Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, iStock-823603532 United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- Many Second Amendment supporters don’t follow the debate over the legalization of marijuana. For many, it doesn’t seem to register. But right now, some of the effects of that debate could impact people’s Second Amendment rights. Put it this way – while some states have decriminalized even the recreational use of marijuana, the federal government has not. 21 USC 802(16) lists marijuana (spel...
Tags: Guns, Reagan, United States, Iowa, Usc, Harold, ATF, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, Earl Blumenauer, Blumenauer, Gun Rights News, Harold Hutchison, Soldier of Fortune, United States Concealed Carry Association, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Marijuana Firearms


Mississippi Legislature Adjourns from Session Interrupted by COVID-19

Mississippi Legislature Adjourns from Session Interrupted by COVID-19 IMG iStock-884194552 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- COVID-19's disruption of the legislative session, which ended last week, stalled efforts to pass NRA-backed House Bill 1215 by Rep. Shane Barnett (R-Greene, Perry & Wayne Cos.).  This legislation would have added state agencies to the existing preemption statute which limits the authority of cities and counties to pass arbitrary restrictions on firearm possession and also would ha...
Tags: Mississippi, Guns, Senate, Va, Nra, Legislature, IMG, National Rifle Association NRA, Tate Reeves, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, NRA Foundation, COVID, Shane Barnett R Greene Perry Wayne Cos


North Carolina: Second Amendment Preservation Act Up for Veto Override

North Carolina Governor Vetos Volunteer Security in Churches Co-Located with Schools, iStock-884214706 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Today, the House of Representatives will consider overriding Governor Roy Cooper’s veto of the Second Amendment Preservation Act. Gov. Cooper erroneously claimed that the bill will allow guns in schools and threatens the safety of students and teachers. Instead, it only applies to churches that operate schools and simply allows parishioners to carry when the schools ar...
Tags: Texas, Guns, House Of Representatives, North Carolina, Nra, Cooper, Jack Wilson, Roy Cooper, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, North Carolina Governor Vetos Volunteer Security


The Record-Breaking American Arms Race of 2020 Means One Thing: You Loot, We Shoot!

Official Communication by Marion P. Hammer Unified Sportsmen of Florida Executive Director NRA Past President The Record-Breaking American Arms Race of 2020 Means One Thing: You Loot, We Shoot! Florida – -(AmmoLand.com)- Record numbers of firearms have been purchased over the past couple of months in Florida and around our nation. Many of the firearms were – and are – purchased by people who never thought they would want or need a gun. Firearms training classes are full and booked for mont...
Tags: Florida, Guns, US, Miami, Marion, National Guard, Tallahassee Florida, Dade County, Gun Rights News, Marion P. Hammer, Miami Dade County Florida, Florida Tax Collectors


Do ‘Universal Background Checks’ Really Work? Research ‘Mixed’

Do ‘universal background checks' really work to reduce gun-related crime? (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- A recent report by American University Radio (WAMU) in Washington, D.C. probably isn’t what the gun prohibition lobby wanted to see because it feeds a healthy skepticism that a cornerstone of the gun control agenda might be all wet. Right upfront in the first paragraph, writer Lisa Dunn says this: “While polls show widespread support for universal background checks, there is mixed...
Tags: Guns, Minneapolis, California, Washington, Wikipedia, US, America, Barack Obama, CA, Indiana, Fbi, Chicago, Tennessee, Washington State, Illinois, Nra


North Carolina Governor Vetos Volunteer Security in Churches Co-Located with Schools

North Carolina Governor Vetos Volunteer Security in Churches Co-Located with Schools, iStock-884214706 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On 2 July, 2020, the Democrat Governor of North Carolina, Roy Cooper, vetoed Bill H652, also known as “The Second Amendment Protection Act”. From the Bill: AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO HAS A CONCEALED CARRY HANDGUN PERMIT MAY CARRY A HANDGUN ON EDUCATIONAL PROPERTY THAT IS THE LOCATION OF BOTH A SCHOOL AND A PLACE OF RELIGIOUS WORSHIP AND TO ENACT THE 2ND AM...
Tags: Guns, Senate, Department Of Defense, House, Arizona, Bill, North Carolina, Gun Laws, Lucas, General Assembly, Cooper, Democrat Party, North Carolina General Assembly, Roy Cooper, North Carolina House, North Carolina Senate


FPC, FPF Argue Secret Government Watchlist is Unconstitutional

Department Of Homeland Security U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and Firearms Policy Foundation (FPF) announced their filing of an amicus brief in the important Fourth Circuit case of Elhady v. Kable, detailing the numerous rights violations inherent in the unconstitutional Terrorism Screening Database, also known as the ‘terrorist watchlist’, including how it threatens the right to keep and bear arms. The brief is available online at FPCLegal.org. “These secret...
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Below The Radar: S 443 Re-Define “Antique Firearms”

Second Amendment Activist Protest Activism Take Action United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- Sometimes, a pro-Second Amendment lawmaker can introduce a piece of legislation where the idea makes sense, but the execution is a little off. What happens as a result is that a gain for the Second Amendment either does not happen, or it is not as big as it could be. This is the case with S 443, introduced by Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA). The idea is a good one, to re-define “antique firearms” under federal...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Reagan, United States, Bill Cassidy, Usc, Harold, Cassidy, Gun Rights News, Harold Hutchison, Soldier of Fortune


Americans Choosing Self-Reliance: New NICS Record

The NRA reports more Americans than ever are buying firearms. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- June 2020 set another all-time background check record. The FBI NICS office ran 3,931,607 total background checks last month, breaking the previous record by nearly two-hundred-thousand checks. The number of background checks run by the FBI has surpassed 3 million in a month four times. Three of those times have been this year. There have been 38% more checks in January through June of this year t...
Tags: Guns, Fbi, Nra, IMG, NICS, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, FBI NICS, The National Rifle Association of America


5 New Gun Control Laws Just Took Effect in the US!

Governor Northam is up to his old, anti-American tricks again. IMG IdahoSAA.org U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- While Idaho enjoys the expansion of Constitutional Carry, July 1st was a terrible day for the Second Amendment in one state. At midnight on July 1st, massive infringements on the right to keep and bear arms took effect in the Commonwealth of Virginia — a state that has been a bastion of freedom for hundreds of years. And as you’ll see, these are not minor changes. These are the kind of gun c...
Tags: Guns, Virginia, US, Bloomberg, Idaho, Michael Bloomberg, Richmond, Commonwealth, Capitol, Boise, IMG, Idaho Second Amendment Alliance, Ralph Northam, Northam, Gun Rights News, Commonwealth of Virginia


U.S. Firearms Sales: June 2020 Unit Sales Soar Once More

Approximate United States Firearms Sales (January 2000 to June 2020) IMG Small Arms Analytics U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Small Arms Analytics & Forecasting (SAAF) estimates June 2020 U.S. firearms unit sales at 2,387,524 units, a year-over-year increase of 145.3% from June 2019. Likely single handgun sales (1,511,714) increased year-over-year by 177.5% whereas single long-gun sales (690,212) increased year-over-year by 114.3%. All other likely background check-related sales (185,599) increased ye...
Tags: Guns, Kentucky, Fbi, Gun Rights News, Small Arms Analytics & Forecasting, Small Arms Analytics Forecasting SAAF, SAAF, Jurgen Brauer, U S civilian firearms, George Floyd


Virginia Campaign To Prevent Any Local Gun-Control Efforts, ACT NOW!

Urgent Action Item Follows! Virginia Campaign To Prevent Any Local Gun-Control Efforts, ACT NOW! istock Virginia – -(AmmoLand.com)- As of July 1st, 2020, Virginia cities, counties, and towns can strip you of your rights by passing local gun control that forbids you from carrying in local government buildings, parks, recreation, and community centers, and at permitted events and adjacent streets! If we let localities do this, we will have a massive spiderweb of gun control across the Commonw...
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