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With Arizona Recount, 2014 Midterms Are Finally Over

The GOP majority in Congress increased by one, as Representative-elect Martha McSally prevailed over her Democratic rival in a recount.

December 19, 2014

Anti-Gun Group Secures Required Signatures for Ballot Initiative

The price of freedom is eternal vigilance. Anti-gun groups in Nevada have submitted a bill similar to that passed in Washington state to restrict firearm transfers.

December 15, 2014

Dumb Criminals Pick Wrong Gun Shop To Rob

The most fitting expression here is "a cataclysmic failure in the victim selection process."

December 12, 2014

Texas Lawmaker Files ‘Pop-Tart Gun’ Bill

Proving that common sense isn't necessarily common, a recent spate of bills have been filed to ease "zero tolerance" restrictions on child's play.

December 9, 2014

Black Friday Background Checks Set Record for Date

Black Friday sales drove record-setting levels of background checks for firearms purchases last week.

December 2, 2014

Judge Nixes AG’s Request in Gun Purchase Waiting Period Case

California gun owners have some good news with regard to the state's waiting period for new handguns.

December 1, 2014

Washington Voter Initiative Already a Disruption for Status Quo

It didn’t take long for the negative consequences of Washington state’s new voter initiative to become apparent.

November 21, 2014

California Gun Dealers Challenge Law Banning Window Displays

A California law banning the display of firearms in gun store windows is having its day in court.

November 20, 2014

Zero Tolerance, Zero Common Sense

In one Wisconsin town, zero tolerance towards weapons extended to a veteran's group and their traditional honor guard's blank-firing rifles.

November 12, 2014

Gallup: Record Number Believe Gun Ownership Makes Homes Safer

More Americans than ever believe that owning a firearm makes their home safer.

November 12, 2014