A Texas police chief is speaking out after he was asked to leave a Woodlands doctor's office because of his firearm.
Second Amendment & Gun Control
The latest news coverage, opinion and information on Second Amendment rights and gun control. The Second Amendment states "a well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed..."
By David Sherfinski - The Washington Times
Democrats' recent shift on gun control politics is getting a new test run this year in the Virginia governor's race, where Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam on Tuesday won the endorsement of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' gun control group, while Republican Ed Gillespie is embracing his own support from the National Rifle Association. Published August 15, 2017
The National Rifle Association's Dana Loesch has rhetorically fired back against a U.S. congresswoman who accused her of being a "domestic security threat."
A U.S. House member called the National Rifle Association and one of its chief spokeswomen a threat to national security.
Seattle's tax on gun and ammunition sales has been upheld by the Washington state Supreme Court.
The nation's largest retailer has apologized after a photograph of a Walmart store seemingly advertising firearms as part of a back-to-school sale went viral this week.
Once again, it's the Second Amendment to the rescue. A mass stabber cutting into three victims in Seminole, Florida, was apparently stopped dead in his tracks when his fourth target pulled out a gun.
Gun sales appear to be slipping yet again after the Obama surge, with federal gun background checks dropping more than 20 percent last month — the biggest monthly percentage decline in more than three years.
Two armed home invaders entered a Harris County, Texas, home on Monday, but only one lived to talk about it.
George Washington's Mount Vernon estate in Virginia has sparked the ire of gun-rights activists after curators banned firearms from the historic tourist destination.
Federal prosecutions for possession of an unlawful firearm were up 23 percent over the past three months compared to the same time period in 2016, an increase that came after Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered U.S. attorneys to prioritize firearms offenses, according to the Justice Department.
A strict D.C. gun law that prevents most firearms owners from carrying concealed handguns in public in the nation's capital is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court panel ruled Tuesday, saying the city government cannot demand citizens prove a "good reason" before being issued permits.
Sitting in a classroom above a gun range, a woman hesitantly says she isn't sure she could ever shoot and kill someone, even to protect herself. Couldn't she just aim for their leg and try to maim them?
Newly appointed White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci has voiced support on social media for "strong" gun-control laws, which would be a major departure from the positions of President Trump.
Multiple guns have been stolen from a gun store and shooting range in Virginia.
Lax gun laws in the United States are likely fueling an international firearms trade made possible by underground websites like the recently shuttered AlphaBay, according to a new report.
Liberals may simply try to wish away the crime -- but a 17-year-old girl's brush with death, and subsequent use of a gun, shows without a doubt that the Second Amendment saves.
A Washington state teenager used her father's firearm this week to repel a suspected car thief who entered her home while fleeing police.
Half a world from where an Australian woman was shot dead by a Minneapolis police officer, Tuesday's front-page headline in her hometown Sydney newspaper summarized Australia's reaction in blunt terms: "AMERICAN NIGHTMARE."
The number of federal gun background checks dropped in June after posting a modest uptick a month earlier, signaling the firearms market is still adjusting to the post-Obama world, which had brought record sales.
National Rifle Association spokesperson Dana Loesch is on the offensive against Women's March organizers who will protest outside the gun rights group's headquarters.
Professors who claimed Texas's new campus concealed carry law would hurt their ability to teach had their lawsuit tossed from court this week, after a federal judge ruled they couldn't prove they were actually harmed.
In District of Columbia v. Heller, the U.S. Supreme Court held that Washington, D.C.'s ban on handgun possession unconstitutionally infringed on Second Amendment rights. Yet a District law prohibiting -- with few exceptions -- ammunition in residents' homes lingers on the books.
Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance says the congressional bill requiring states to recognize out-of-state concealed carry permits plays into the hands of deadly terrorists.
Second Amendment advocates stung by the Supreme Court's decision not to take up a closely watched gun rights case vowed Monday to pursue litigation as long as it takes to get the justices to affirm the right to carry a firearm outside the home.
Gun rights advocates entered the Trump era with high hopes. After years of frustration they thought a gun-friendly president and Congress would advance their agenda. At the top of the list: a gun-owner's ability to bring a legal weapon across any state lines, a policy known as reciprocity.
Can anyone with a modicum of common sense trust the Federal Bureau of investigation? The answer to that question is a resounding "no." The claim that the FBI strives to be above politics is today and has always been absurd.
Gun ownership has long been and remains a point of pride for many Americans, and now a new poll shows nearly 3-out-of-4 gun owners consider the right to bear arms "essential to their freedom."
A sheriff in Florida has warned citizens to avoid being a "sitting duck" by arming themselves in the wake of mass attacks around the world.
Have you followed the drift of the Mainstream Media (MSM) as to what provoked James T. Hodgkinson to attempt the massacre of the Republican baseball team as it practiced in Alexandria, Va., last week?
There are events that force a "time out." One just occurred. Pausing to think about it, is worth the time.
Sitting members of Congress should not be sitting ducks. Last week's shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise and several Republican staff members at a baseball field in suburban Washington revealed them to be exactly that. They can thank the District of Columbia's excessive and spiteful firearms restrictions. Laws hindering their ability to carry a concealed weapon should be relaxed to enable members of Congress and other law-abiding Washingtonians to protect themselves.
After Republican members of Congress were targeted by a left-wing zealot in a shooting in the Washington suburbs last week, lawmakers said they felt like sitting ducks and demanded more freedom to defend themselves while in the nation's capital.
Keeping calm to carry on is not always regarded as a virtue in Washington, where there's always a television camera nearby or a reporter with a pad and a pencil at the ready. Making partisan noise is the name of the game with an infinite number of players. Never let a crisis go to waste, and all that.
Rep. Chris Collins said Thursday he will be carrying his firearm with him from now on while he feels the rhetoric could still inspire another shooting.
In the woods south of Atlanta, John and Yvette DeMaria are with about a dozen camouflage-wearing, heavily armed Americans huffing and puffing as they scramble to navigate the sprawling piece of property where they train, one weekend a month, to ward off enemies -- foreign or domestic.
Gun purchase background checks soared to a record for the month of May, snapping a five-month streak of year-over-year declines since President Trump was elected, and suggesting the demand for guns is once again picking up amid world tumult.
The Obama gun run appears to be over, according to the latest statistics, which show background checks for firearms purchases -- a rough measure of gun sales -- have dropped for three straight months since Donald Trump was elected as president.
The National Rifle Association has a new spokesperson: radio host and author Dana Loesch.
Recent Opinion Columns
Guns are big in Arkansas, but hogs and football can be bigger. The National Rifle Association took on the Razorbacks of the University of Arkansas over a law that would have enabled fans to take their guns to the game, and the Razorbacks won.
For decades the federal judiciary has been trying to interpret the Second Amendment out of the Constitution. It is, as Sanford Levinson has termed it, an "embarrassment" to an elite class of legal scholars that finds firearms to be unusual and repulsive objects. Now the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has declared that the semi-automatic AR-15 rifle is not covered by the Second Amendment, despite that fact that is the most common rifle sold in the United States. This execrable decision is the latest outrage in a long series of disingenuous judicial contortions.
Opponents of the Second Amendment have for years worked to prevent concealed carrying on college campuses across the country, repeatedly using ridiculous claims to limit the rights of students and campus employees to protect themselves and those around them.
On Dec. 2, as Islamic terrorists in combat gear strode into a San Bernardino Christmas party and began methodically executing Americans for their religious beliefs, the commander in chief of the U.S. armed forces started ruminating on all the political angles and consequences.
Last year, in the wake of the Sandy Hook school shootings in Connecticut, the Obama administration and then-New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg worked to put together a "coalition of the willing" to join them in a war on the Second Amendment and hit upon Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper as a likely recruit.
From The Vault
A gunman died of his injuries hours after opening fire on a group of congressional Republicans practicing baseball in Alexandria Wednesday morning, wounding a senior GOP lawmaker, an aide and two police officers.
Katie Couric and others associated with the anti-gun documentary "Under the Gun" have been cleared in a $12 million lawsuit over an allegedly deceptive interview edit that a Virginia gun-rights group said amounted to defamation.
The names of thousands of concealed carry permit holders in Florida may have been leaked as the result of a recent data breach, state officials said.
This is the unfortunate story of the killing of a young man named Seth Conrad Rich, a Nebraska-born and -reared young man whose death by two gunshots has resulted in conspiracy theories of the worst kind.
President Trump on Friday became the first sitting U.S. president since Ronald Reagan to speak at the National Rifle Association's annual convention, pledging to "come through" for gun-rights activists like they did for him last year.
Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president and CEO of the National Rifle Association, on Friday told gun-rights activists they have to do their best to support President Trump because "leftist zealots" and elites are determined to tear him down.
Fox News contributor Juan Williams took to Twitter Thursday night to blast CNN for a "sensationalized" gun story about Sean Hannity.
Hours after literally riding into town on a horse for his first day on the job, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Thursday scrapped an Obama-era ban on hunting with lead bullets on federal lands.
It is a timely, revealing book -- to be released just as the 2016 election season peaks, and races to a conclusion. "Shall Not Be Infringed: The New Assaults on Your Second Amendment," by David A. Keene and Thomas L. Mason, will be published Oct. 11.
House Democrats wrapped up a daylong sit-in Thursday without winning concessions on gun control, leaving town empty-handed after Republicans accused them of co-opting the chamber floor for a "publicity stunt" designed to fill party coffers.
The National Rifle Association announced Thursday that award-winning radio host Dana Loesch will join its ranks as a Special Adviser on Women's Policy.
A 2014 documentary directed by Stephanie Soechtig and produced by Katie Couric is the duo's second film to face allegations of deceptive editing.
One of the original designers of the AR-15 has accused HBO of deceptively editing a recent interview he gave on "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel."
Katie Couric has reversed course and taken responsibility for misrepresenting the response of gun rights activists to a question she poses in a new documentary on the issue.
Riots had broken out when Al Parsons was attending summer school at Louisiana State University soon after the Gun Control Act of 1968 passed, and someone was beating on his apartment door at midnight.