Hell Yes, We’re Going to Take Your Guns – Meet H. R. 127

Meet H.R. 127, also known as the Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and Registration Act. This grotesque piece of anti-Second Amendment (2A) legislation was introduced in the House in January by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX). This bill effectively destroys our 2A protected rights, but the real purpose of H.R. 127 is to lay the foundation […]

The Face of Tyranny Peaks from Behind the Curtain – The First Six Anti-Second Amendment Bills of 2021

With the start of the 117th U.S. Congress, the Democrats wasted no time firing the first shots in their war on the Second Amendment (2A) and the American people. The bills currently contain no text, but the descriptions reveal the intent. The intent is to disarm law-abiding Americans by making the 2A meaningless. H.R. 30 […]

How Far Will It Go? – The Loss of Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

We are now almost ten months into our two week “flatten the curve” restrictions. The effect the restrictions had or didn’t have on the spread of the virus is still being debated. The devastating economic impact the restrictions have had on millions of Americans is not up for debate. Nor is the impact of the […]

SCOTUS, the Second Amendment, and the Election – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

“May you live in interesting times”. Whether intended as a curse or a blessing I believe we are here. The following addresses three subjects that make our times interesting. Amy Coney-Barrett was recently confirmed to the Supreme Court (SCOTUS) by a vote of 52-48. Justice Coney-Barrett is arguably one of the most qualified justices to […]

The Analogy with Voting Reveals a Concern

The Analogy with Voting Reveals a Concern By Lucas J. Mather, Ph.D. I’ve written here before cautioning our use of words in Second Amendment activism (See A Caution About Words in Second Amendment Activism). We need to be as concerned with crafting our arguments as we are with safely handling firearms. Words are as powerful […]

CCW Lifestyle Series # 8 – What do “No Guns Allowed” Signs Mean to the Legally Armed Citizen?

The following is part of a continuing series of articles intended to provide a starting point for those new to concealed carry. There is much to learn and great satisfaction to be had but figuring out where to begin can be daunting for newcomers. The intent of the series is to provide useful information for […]

To Ride, Shoot Straight, and Speak the Truth – 100 Years of Colonel Jeff Cooper

May is the Centennial of Col. Jeff Cooper. Jeff Cooper is truly one of the legends of the firearms community. For those not familiar with Col. Cooper and what he’s done I offer this short article to acquaint you with the Colonel. I hope this inspires you to pursue additional information and learn more about […]

Armed Protesters – Good Idea or Bad?

As part of the continuing “COVID-19 Crisis Theatre” being performed around the country, the expected, but late in coming, protests are finally beginning. In Michigan one protest featured openly armed protesters. This begs the obvious questions; are visibly armed protesters a good idea? And is this a productive approach? But there is a much deeper […]