• The Right to Own a Gun Isn't Just for Americans

    The Right to Own a Gun Isn't Just for Americans

    The United States is unique for its tradition of gun ownership, which often shocks foreigners and leaves them in a state of disbelief at how ubiquitous firearm ownership is. Moreover, the idea of people carrying firearms almost seems unreal to many. Indeed, gun ownership is as American as apple pie and will not go away so easily, much to the dismay of the most rabid of gun control proponents.
  • 2 Million First-Time Gun Owners in First Half of 2020 Alone

    2 Million First-Time Gun Owners in First Half of 2020 Alone

    As concerns over self-defense became more pronounced in 2020, initially during the cornonavirus hysteria and then during the current spate of protests and riots, two million Americans became first-time gun owners. On Wednesday the NRA tweeted: NEWS: During the first half of 2020, more than two million Americans have become first-time gun owners! — NRA …
  • Gun Sales Spike, FBI Background Checks Smash Records in May

    Gun Sales Spike, FBI Background Checks Smash Records in May

    Gun sales and accompanying FBI background checks spiked last month, breaking records as the nation weathered the coronavirus pandemic and riots broke out in major cities over the death of George Floyd. Already this year, the FBI has recorded 15 million background checks in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, closing in on breaking …
  • Why Gun Rights Are Essential In a World of Uncertainty and Scarcity

    Why Gun Rights Are Essential In a World of Uncertainty and Scarcity

    Firearms are the most practical and effective way for the average American to secure his or her life, liberty, and property. A common joke in the American gun community goes something like this: Q: Why do you carry a gun? A: Because carrying a cop is too heavy. This humorous quip should not detract from …