Archive for the 'Self defense' Category

Congress can’t afford to dawdle on gun rights

Monday, March 6th, 2017

The following column appears in the March 10 edition of “Firearms News” (previously “Shotgun News,”) on newsstands and in mailboxes now. For decades, those who wish to see Americans disarmed have played an aggressive full-court game, whining through their concubines in the press that those who cherish our rights are resisting “perfectly reasonable and moderate […]

The pendulum swings back toward freedom

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

A version of the following column appears in the Feb. 10 edition of “Firearms News” (formerly “Shotgun News,” on newsstands now.) On Nov. 28, a Muslim Somali “refugee” named Abdul Razak Ali Artan rammed a car into a group of unarmed pedestrians at Ohio State University in Columbus, exited the vehicle and began slashing the […]

The movie boys keep trying

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

(A version of this column appears in the mid-January issue of “Firearms News” — formerly “Shotgun News” — on newsstands and in mailboxes this week.)

A good election for gun rights

Friday, December 9th, 2016

A version of the following column appears in the Dec. 10 edition of the magazine Firearms News (formerly “Shotgun News,”) on newsstands and in mailboxes now. The best news for gun rights in 2016 was, unquestionably, the election of President Donald Trump.

An election about immigration . . . and guns

Friday, September 30th, 2016

(A version of this column appears in the Oct. 10 edition of Firearms News — previously Shotgun News — on newsstands now.)

What they’re talking about when they’re talking about Australia

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Regular readers may recall I’m not a member of the National Rifle Association, because I strongly disagree with one of that organization’s most basic modern stances: that all existing “gun control” laws should be enforced.

All Mohammed’s children love a gun-free zone

Monday, August 1st, 2016

(A version of the following column runs in the Aug. 10 issue of “Firearms News” — formerly “Shotgun News” — on newsstands this week.)

A Summer For Caution: Extreme Caution

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Readers are probably familiar with the hacked BLM (as in Black Lives Matter, not the other BLM we’re more prone to post about here) leader’s Twitter account, in which plans are discussed for a “Summer of Chaos.” (See here for that conversation.) It looks like that has already begun, with the Orlando Pulse night club […]

Other candidates talk about guns

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

(A version of this column, filed for an early April deadline, appears in the June 10 issue of “Firearms News,” formerly “Shotgun News,” on newsstands now.) A regular reader asked why — since I mentioned Donald Trump’s position on gun rights recently — I haven’t mentioned other presidential candidates who might honor the Second Amendment.

Donald Trump on Guns

Friday, April 1st, 2016

(A version of this column appears in the May 10 edition of “Firearms News,” formerly “Shotgun News,” on newsstands this week.)