Baumann: Gun control zealots continue to make women second-class citizens

Being a female gun owner is always an interesting ordeal, especially when it comes to debating firearms laws and legislation. Anytime a gun control advocate preaches from their pedestal, they almost always resort to the same tired argument: that all gun owners are men who are overcompensating or trying to be more masculine. We

By |2022-04-09T20:27:10+00:00April 9th, 2022|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , , , |

National Shooting Sports Foundation’s statement on Remington settlement

Editor's note: This just in from the National Shooting Sports Foundation: The decision to settle in the Soto v. Bushmaster case was not made by a member of the firearms industry.  The settlement was reached between the plaintiffs and the various insurance carriers that held policies with Remington Outdoor Company (ROC), which effectively no

By |2022-02-18T19:36:16+00:00February 15th, 2022|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , , |

Remington did the Second Amendment – and the gun industry – a major disservice

On Tuesday, Remington reached a $73 million settlement with the families of Sandy Hook families. A 20-year-old used the company’s Bushmaster XM15-E2S rifle in the tragic shooting death of 20 first-graders and six school officials back in 2012. In the years since the shooting, all eyes have been on this lawsuit because of the

By |2022-02-25T22:00:14+00:00February 15th, 2022|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , , |

There were 5.4 million first-time gun buyers in 2021

Editor's note: This just in from the National Shooting Sports Foundation: NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearm industry trade association, revealed that at least 5.4 million people purchased a firearm for the first time in 2021. Nearly 30 percent of all firearm purchases last year went to new gun owners, based

By |2022-01-25T22:24:55+00:00January 25th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Firearms background checks top 687,000 during Black Friday week

Editor's note -- This just in from the National Shooting Sports Foundation: NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearm industry trade association, revealed that the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) processed 687,788 background checks during the week leading up to and including Black Friday. FBI’s NICS recorded 187,585

By |2021-11-29T18:26:31+00:00November 29th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Redefinition of health epidemic threatens gun rights

Dateline 2016: In the final year of the Obama presidency, the idea that crimes committed with firearms are a health issue began emerging. While the premise had been hovering for years and concerning gun rights activists since the Obama Care debates, the notion of “gun violence” as a public health issue began being floated

USA TODAY uses Bloomberg anti-gun activist to interview Giffords anti-gun activist, David Chipman

The senior leaders at Gannett’s flagship newspaper, USA TODAY, have surrendered their objectivity, independence and impartiality to an anti-gun group that wants to strip law-abiding Americans of their constitutional rights. After Joe Biden’s ATF nominee, David Chipman, was rejected by the Senate, these editors allowed their newspaper to be used by Chipman’s supporters –

By |2021-10-01T20:07:58+00:00October 1st, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Smith & Wesson the latest gunmaker to relocate to a gun-friendly state

Editor's note: This just in from the National Shooting Sports Foundation: NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearm industry trade association, noted that the announcement from Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc., of their plan to move their headquarters and a large portion of their operations to Tennessee is just the latest of

By |2021-10-07T20:35:20+00:00September 30th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

FBI numbers reflect huge gun sales

The National Shooting Sports Foundation recently completed an analysis of the latest FBI background check numbers and found August continuing the trend of second-highest numbers on record. As Americans worry more about rising crime and a general unease regarding the toxic political climate, gun sales continue to climb. According

By |2021-09-03T18:09:14+00:00September 3rd, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |
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