When Guns and Farts Collide in Texas

December 18, 2015 in News

Guillermo Jimenez | In a way, you’ve got to hand it to them: what progressives lack in principles, they certainly make up for in creativity. On Saturday, December 12, pro-gun activists in Austin, Texas, collided with a group of “mass farting” counter protesters. According to the San Antonio Express-News, gun enthusiasts organized a…

A New ‘Smart Rifle’ Decides When To Shoot And Rarely Misses

May 23, 2013 in News

Mark Dewey | A new rifle goes on sale on Wednesday, and it’s not like any other. It uses lasers and computers to make shooters very accurate. A startup gun company in Texas developed the rifle, which is so effective that some in the shooting community say it should not be sold to the public.

3D printed handgun available for download after successful test-firings

May 6, 2013 in News

Ars Technica | The embedded video above shows the first test-firing of Defense Distributed’s “Liberator” handgun, an almost fully 3D-printed firearm. The only components not made of ABS plastic are a nail serving as the firing pin, and a six-ounce slug so that the weapon can be picked up by magnetometers.

Congress Exploits Our Fears to Take Our Liberty

April 22, 2013 in News

Ron Paul | This week, as Americans were horrified by the attacks in Boston, both houses of Congress considered legislation undermining our liberty in the name of “safety.” Gun control continued to be the focus of the Senate, where an amendment expanding…

James Bovard: The ‘you are the government’ canard

April 17, 2013 in News

Traces of Reality | In his continuing campaign to subvert the Second Amendment, President Obama recently unveiled one of the oldest tricks in the demagogue playbook. Speaking in Colorado, he declared that since America is a democracy, people had…

Sheldon Richman on Guns, Income Tax, Voluntaryism and Peace

April 17, 2013 in TOR Blog, TOR TV

TOR TV | Sheldon Richman on “The Absurdity of Universal Background Checks,” gun control, the legal, rational and moral arguments for the right to self defense, the immorality of the income tax, practical anarchy and much more.

Public School in Connecticut Teaches Kids Americans Don’t Have A Right To Bear Arms

April 10, 2013 in News

Traces of Reality | The father of a Connecticut child is furious after discovering that his son’s school is teaching students that Americans don’t have a Second Amendment right to bear arms. “I am appalled,” said Steven Boibeaux, of Bristol.

Anthony Gregory: The Totalitarianism of Universal Background Checks

April 5, 2013 in News

Anthony Gregory | Finally, some sanity, and from a somewhat unexpected source. The ACLU is concerned about the civil liberties implications of the new Harry Reid Senate bill to establish so-called “universal background checks” for firearms purchases.

“State Control”: What the UN Firearms Treaty is All About

April 4, 2013 in News

Will Griggs | White House mouthpiece Jay Carney says that the Obama administration will “conduct a thorough review” of the UN’s newly enacted gun control pact “to determine whether to sign the treaty.” The suspense is hardly unbearable…

Second Amendment Override? U.N. passes ‘small arms treaty,’ sweeping international arms regulation

April 2, 2013 in News

The Washington Times | The United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday signed off on a sweeping, first-of-its-kind treaty to regulate the international arms trade, brushing aside worries from U.S. gun rights advocates that the pact could…