The Chicken Little Diaries: A Shooting Range Zoning Saga

Presumably, some attendees donned life preservers as a protective measure. Because the discussion involved talking about guns!

You remember the Chicken Little story, right? That was the one where a chicken went into apoplectic hysterics, causing premature delivery of a large egg which subsequently fell off a wall, injuring a large number of king’s men. I might have some of the details wrong, but the gist of the story is that it […]

5 Million Freakin’ People vs. Moms Demand Bloomberg Alimony Checks

NRA-Millions-video

Breaking news! The White House released a new report suggesting slight statistical corrections to previous figures. Earlier this year, Vice President Biden claimed that 90% of Americans support increased background checks. The new findings indicate that 90% of Americans actually ATTENDED the recent NRA Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana. You heard it here first folks. […]

Gun Crime, Pabst Blue Ribbon and Mikey on the Hamster Wheel

New York Safe Act

Gun Crime makes me sick. But just the “crime” part, not the “gun” part. The whole “about to vomit” thing comes from the fact that I can’t get my laparoscopic adjustable gastric band around the fact that… To me, that’s like believing you can wave a magic scepter to vanquish all of the Pabst Blue […]

The Common Sense Language of Gun Control

Impact of words on the gun debate

Words have more power than just about anything. Words can get us married. Words can get us thrown out of bars. Words (in the form of outrageous lies) can get people elected to political office. In fact, words have the power to change a discussion to a completely different topic. As an example, look what […]

Astroturf? Not. NSSF Breaks 10,000 Member Mark

As big as it is, the NSSF SHOT Show is only a small part of what the National Shooting Sports Foundation does for the industry.

The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) reports that it has recently surpassed the 10,000 member mark, reflecting strong industry support for its efforts. No, these new members were not paid with a pack of cigarettes, bussed in to enrollment centers or counted multiple times. The best part? All of these new members are actually living. […]

Open Carry Ban Leads To Concealed Carry Win in California?

California Shall Issue Permit Process

Back to back Second Amendment victories emerged from an unlikely source – the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. In two cases filled with irony, it turned out that California’s recent ban on open carry paved the way for the concealed carry victory. Huh? Monkeys are now flying out of my… well, never mind. While California […]

Phil’s Phobias, Urticating Caterpillars and the Gun Debate

Australian Phil's Fears

One of the joys of publishing written diatribe for public consumption is the comments and feedback from the… internet. Consider this recent example. Phil from Australia writes… I’m glad I live in Australia, with controlled gun ownership, where all guns must be locked away. EG. I read a story where a 3 year old boy […]

2014 – The Year of 2nd Amendment Goblins, Trolls and a Few Fairies

A Second Amendment Fairy Tale

Proving that few people have sense or good judgement, I’ve been invited to contribute articles to Bearing Arms. You might know them, along with 1.1 million other people, as 2nd Amendment on Facebook. Check them out. Subscribe. Get involved. Sign up for an Appleseed event in 2014, and better yet, bring a friend! Here’s a […]

5 Reasons Concealed Carry Laws Are Ridiculous

Gun free zones

I’ve started another new venture and am writing regular columns for Bearing Arms. It’s a great source of news, opinions, and how-to info for all things shooting and Second Amendment related. You can find them on Facebook also. Here’s this weeks rant… Every day there’s something in the news about someone or other campaigning to […]