Second Amendment

CLOSE The National Rifle Association has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Texas, as part of an attempt to restructure the organization. USA TODAY A federal judge on Tuesday rejected the National Rifle Association’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, forcing the nonprofit to defend itself against the state of New York’s lawsuit against the organization – a case
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I went online this morning and Googled “How to Make a Glock at Home.” In a trice, I came up with 26.4 million hits for websites offering all the component parts, together with assembly directions. Some of the companies offering do-it-yourself kits accept payment in Bitcoin or some other crypto currency. It is perfectly legal
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Elected officials, regardless of party, are there to protect the American people, not put them in harm’s way. The U.S. is a violent country where mass shootings are too common. We witnessed 45 mass shootings in just one recent one-month period. U.S. gun homicides are approximately 31 per 1 million people, according to Small Arms
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The National Rifle Association, long a feared power broker, will learn its fate this week in a court ruling that has the potential to hobble the gun-rights group and imperil the three-decade reign of its boss, Wayne LaPierre. A judge is weighing several options. He could let the NRA’s bankruptcy case go forward, giving the
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NRA-ILA’s Office of Litigation Counsel has been busy defending the Second Amendment across the country. Since the year began, ILA has filed new cases, continued the fight in many existing cases, and scored some good wins. This newsletter covers ILA’s efforts to defend your freedoms in court over the past few months. Supreme Court of
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The Texas Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow eligible residents 21 years and older to carry a handgun openly or concealed without a permit, also known as constitutional carry. House Bill 1927 passed the Republican-led Senate in an 18-13 vote following a lengthy debate and will now head back to the House to debate amendments and
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The Iowa Department of Public Health on Tuesday confirmed two cases of the India variant of COVID-19 in Iowa. Health officials say they’re still learning about the characteristics of the variant, was first detected in India, but said it was not designated as a “variant of concern,” because there is currently no evidence of increased
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The U.S. Trustee’s office is calling for the dismissal of the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) bankruptcy filing or for the appointment of an outside monitor, a further hit to the gun rights organization amid scrutiny into its financial practices.  Attorney Lisa Lambert from the U.S. Trustee’s office, the division of the Department of Justice responsible
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The New York Times gave the full investigative treatment to defend an intrusive government agency, the poor, downtrodden Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), which enforces U.S. gun laws. The investigation made Monday’s front page: “How the Firearms Lobby Hamstrings the A.T.F.” The Second Amendment was left unmentioned in the long investigation about gun rights, typical
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The Los Angeles Times editorial board is asking Americans to urge their Senators to support gun control. The publication is specifically focused on the two gun control bills passed by the House of Representatives in early March. One of those is the universal background check legislation, put forward by Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA), and the other
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The National Rifle Association’s bankruptcy filing should be dismissed because it was part of a brazen attempt to escape legitimate oversight in the NRA’s home state of New York, a lawyer for the state said Monday during closing arguments in a trial. Its Chapter 11 filing in January is a “poster child of bankruptcy filed
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on Sunday delivered a speech to a group of left-wing supporters in Louisville, Kentucky, where he contrasted the radical left’s vision for the country with the agenda presented by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), contending the country is currently drifting toward anarchy and authoritarianism while outlining the need for free
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An ABC News/ Washington Post survey released on April 28th has several interesting findings, but the takeaways aren’t limited to specific datapoints. The survey, the results, and the media coverage demonstrate that so-called “gun violence” prevention is “just” – spoiler alert – gun control and that the duplicitous efforts to advance gun control efforts have not
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Friday, Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson criticized vaunted GOP pollster Frank Luntz, who Carlson alleged allowed his personal political beliefs and views of his corporate clients to impact the findings and conclusions of his various surveys. Carlson called Luntz a “conventional liberal” and pointed his prior statements on immigration, the Second Amendment, and opioids as
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