Gun Lobby in the News

Donald Trump Is All Wrong On Guns

Over the past few months, Donald Trump has dominated the news cycle. He’s taken it over. And this afternoon, we finally get the chance to talk about his policies. You see, he has put out his second-ever position statement and, somewhat to our surprise, it is about guns. Less surprisingly, it is full of gun… Read more »

AWR Hawkins Probably Hates You

Gun rights columnist AWR Hawkins spends most of his page space on Breibart ranting and raving about how someone (generally Barack Obama or Michael Bloomberg) is coming to take your guns. But over the weekend he took on another topic entirely: xenophobia. And by “took on” we don’t mean fought against; we mean expressed and… Read more »

First They Came for the Elephant Poachers and I Said Nothing

After Cecil the Lion was shot, we went through our archives and found the story of Tony Makris and the elephant he shot in the face. When we did, we promised that we would discuss the National Rifle Association’s opposition to legislation designed to prevent the illegal slaughter of animals around the world. Not only… Read more »

ALERT: Gun Lobby Lawsuit Seeks to Demolish Seattle Law

As much as the gun lobby would probably enjoy shooting holes in laws they don’t like, they are thankfully a bit more civil than that. So they file lawsuits. Today, the National Rifle Association (NRA), the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF), and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), joined by two gun shops (including Precise Shooter,… Read more »