Keane: Terry McAuliffe invokes ‘public health crisis’ for his gun control plan for Virginia

Democratic candidate for Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe is proving that once government officials learn they can use a crisis to deny basic freedoms, they’ll find a crisis every time. McAuliffe has decided that Virginia has a public health crisis when it comes to criminal violence. For him and the rest of Virginia’s gun control politicians, there’s

Keane: The reason behind the Smith & Wesson move to Tennessee

The decision to move a flagship manufacturer isn’t easy. It’s also not hard when legislators target an industry for destruction. Smith & Wesson That’s the case with Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc., which recently announced it will move its headquarters and a large portion of their manufacturing from Springfield, Mass., to Marysville, Tenn. The

Keane: Mid-terms will be a test of the growing support for the Second Amendment

The 2022 federal Congressional elections are 13 months away. Professional prognosticators and history will say Republicans supportive of Second Amendment rights will take back the U.S. House of Representatives from antigun Democrats. Even the Senate may swing to a firearm-favorable majority. Off-year 2021 elections in New Jersey and Virginia may give a sneak peek

Keane: Chicago firearm theft demonstrates importance of industry safety programs

Chicago’s Democratic Mayor Lori Lightfoot has long ignored criminal culpability when it comes to violence in the Windy City. She instead infringes on the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens and hamstrings law enforcement charged with keeping streets and neighborhoods safe.  A recent Chicago Tribune report detailed the break-in of a firearm retailer by a criminal who fled with a

Chipman says his ATF nomination was a ‘gangster move’ by the White House

During his confirmation process for ATF director, David Chipman said very little publicly – even turning his Twitter account to private. Now that the White House has withdrawn his nomination, Chipman can’t seem to shut up, and he’s got nothing good to say about Biden’s team, who he claims left him hanging out to

By |2021-09-29T20:53:06+00:00September 29th, 2021|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , , |

Keane: Your favorite jeans may be in gun control’s pocket

There once was a day when a pair of jeans just felt good to put on. There was no pretense. No drama. Just a good fit for hard work or a casual day. It’s almost quaint when the trouser label just meant comfort and not a political antigun agenda. Levi Strauss & Co. reminded

By |2021-09-29T22:01:55+00:00September 28th, 2021|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , |

Keane: Sour grapes and false narrative abound in Chipman analysis

The truth is sometimes a bitter pill to swallow. That’s become apparent after several media outlets examined why David Chipman couldn’t gain support in the U.S. Senate to be confirmed as Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). Media believed Chipman was the cure-all to push gun control. He was

Keane: Careful CNN, your bias is showing

CNN’s not even pretending to hide their antigun bias these days. Two reports over the weekend painted gun owners as a scourge on America while at the same time giving criminals – and Chinese communists – a free pass. CNN posted a report on the soaring level of criminal violence in America. The report’s headline stated

Keane: Public more concerned about rights than control as gun ownership grows

There’s an interesting shift concerning Americans’ attitudes toward guns and gun control. Pew Research Center, a Washington, D.C. think tank that tracks attitudes on social issues, public opinion and demographic trends updated their research on guns. Gun ownership is rising and the appetite for gun control is waning at the same time. Background checks

By |2021-09-15T19:14:18+00:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , |

Keane: Giffords spreads lies to push antigun agenda

Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, who heads up the gun control group bearing her name, is spinning tales and vilifying the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) to advance President Joe Biden’s shared gun grab visions. Giffords penned an op-ed in The Philadelphia Inquirer calling for nationwide universal background checks on all firearm transfers. She claims this

By |2021-08-25T22:42:20+00:00August 25th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |
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