Month: July 2023

The Biden administration confirmed to Fox News Digital that it is withholding critical funds for elementary and secondary schools nationwide with hunting or archery programs in their curriculum. The Department of Education explained in a statement that its funding decisions were based on the plain text interpretation of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (BSCA), which
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Alaska Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy on Saturday signed into law a measure that seeks to block state and local officials from closing gun stores during disasters declared by the governor, unless such closures apply to all other businesses. Regarded as a win for Second Amendment supporters and Alaska residents, House Bill 61 — which was
A long-standing bedrock conservative principle has been to minimize government interference in the free enterprise system. It’s a philosophy that holds any mingling between bureaucracy and business should be limited to activity that protects the public’s interests and while also promoting commerce.  Yet a group of 15 Republican U.S. senators have gone against the grain
There is an article in the Chicago Reader by Deanna Isaacs published July 12, titled, “What we talk about when we talk about guns,” that makes the point that gun violence is a redundant term. We don’t talk about bomb violence — bombs are inherently violent. So are guns. Violence is the purpose of guns. 
Ronald Reagan’s pronouncement, in his first inaugural address in 1981, that “government is not the solution to our problem, government is the problem” marked a signal moment in what has become the most successful political counterrevolution in modern American history. Having won a smashing electoral victory, Reagan acted as if he were the latter-day inverse
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North Dakota legalized binary trigger used by Fargo shooter who likely planned mass shooting – InForum | Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo news, weather and sports Lawmakers said they wanted to clarify that the device was legal. Attorney General Drew Wrigley said the binary trigger effectively turned Mohamad Barakat’s long rifle into a machine gun.
While the category of subcompact so-called “baby Glocks” such as the 9mm Glock 26 and the .45 ACP Glock 36 is a favorite, I wouldn’t consider them to be true “pocket pistols.” Their so-called “Safe-Action” trigger design, though wonderfully conducive to fast and accurate shooting, is simply too much of a liability for holsterless carry.
As our regular readers are aware, I’m very fond of the 9mm Parabellum and .45 ACP pistol cartridges alike, notwithstanding the endless debates about which is the better of the two calibers for self-defense. Ergo, when I did my two separate 19FortyFive articles on the 5 Worst Handguns in each caliber, I must admit I was a
Snubnose revolvers – affectionately known as “snubbies” – are not fun to shoot, but then again, they’re not supposed to be. As plenty of my fellow gun writers point out, they’re “meant to be carried a lot and shot a little.” They’re certainly amazingly compact and concealable, reliable, and durable as well, as long as
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GOP chooses gun money over livesFirearms, especially AR-style weapons, are the leading cause of death of children in our country.I’ve heard people ask how many children have to die before we ban these kinds of weapons. I have had to come to the conclusion that Republican politicians don’t care. All they care about is the
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There’s just something about .50 caliber weapons; crossing that half-inch threshold has a certain magically, mystically masochistic appeal to us gun enthusiasts. First and foremost, of course, is dear ol’ “Ma Deuce,” the time-honored M2 Browning .50 caliber machine gun. In sniper rifles, you have the Barrett M82A1 and the McMillan TAC-50.  In the handgun
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Tom Elias  |  California Focus There’s a reason why California has seen fewer mass shootings in recent years than other places like Texas and Kentucky: This state still bans private ownership of military-style AR-15 semi-automatic rifles. Those were the weapons used in school massacres from Sandy Hook in Connecticut to Uvalde, Texas. An AR-15-like gun