Massad Ayoob on Guns

SOME INTERESTING FIGURES

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From Rob Morse, via “The Price of Liberty”: Perspective is important…

MISSED!

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So there we were…right in the crosshairs…             And she missed us.             It would be bad luck to mock Mother Nature, I suppose, but we had been dead in Hurricane Elsa ‘s projected path.  Filling...

WHY YOU CAN’T REPLACE COPS WITH SOCIAL WORKERS

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People who do not have to deal with the violently mentally ill don’t understand why they sometimes have to be harmed – by the police who are trying to restrain them, or by intended...

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY

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Gun owners’ civil rights are among the things we celebrate on this day.  We all do remember what triggered Lexington and Concord, right?  It’s also a good day to tip the hat to our now-longtime...
Stephen Hallbrook

A LONG – AND VERY IMPORTANT – READ

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My old friend Stephen Halbrook has proven himself to be not only a brilliant trial advocate, but also a brilliant historian of gun laws.  I offer you his latest, a long read but one...
Robyn Sandoval

WOMEN’S HANDGUNS TODAY

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Robyn Sandoval of A Girl And A Gun recently took my MAG-40 class in South Dakota, and while there, she gave me permission to share this list she put together.  Though it probably understates...

MANUFACTURER LIABILITY?

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Jim Beam bourbon and the Colt .45 auto are both iconic American products.  It is possible for fools and criminals alike to abuse both. Should either manufacturer be held liable for such misdeeds?  Of...

PIN SHOOT RETROSPECTIVE

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The Pin Shoot, my favorite match of the year, ended yesterday after a week of perfect weather. At any given time, the line of 27 three-tiered pin tables was well occupied. With three tables...

PIN SHOOT 2021, PART I

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The Pin Shoot in Central Lake, Michigan is underway, with healthy attendance despite the ammo drought.  Weather early in the week is absolutely perfect in this lakes region resort area. Contestants are lined up to...

INSIDE A 2A VICTORY

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A major gun owners’ civil rights victory in court!  Here’s the overview from Second Amendment Foundation executive director Alan Gottlieb:  https://www.saf.org/saf-court-victory-judge-says-cal-assault-weapon-ban-unconstitutional/ . Professor John Lott had a piece of that action.  Here is Dr. Lott’s...