Reed Boycott Grows

The boycott of the Reed Exhibitions Eastern Sports and Outdoors Show has grown to more than 200 exhibitors according to This would amount to more than 17% of the total exhibitors having backed out of their commitment to display based on the ban on the display and sale certain type of legal firearms imposed by Reed […]

McDonald v. Chicago: A Unique Perspective?


The McDonald v. Chicago decision was released on Monday.  I purposely avoided the news and other blogs so I could read the entire opinion with a fresh and open mind.  And, that is how I have written this look at McDonald. I’m sure most of the other gun blogs have gotten basics of the story […]

Support for Gun Control at All-Time Low in USA

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Support for new gun control laws is at an all-time low according to a Gallup poll published April 8, 2009. Down from an all-time high of 60% recorded in 1959, only 29% of the surveyed adults believed that citizens should be banned from owning and possessing handguns.  Additionally, 69% of those surveyed outright oppose any […]

Gun Rights Radio Network: Gun Podcasts for Everyone!

Two years ago, my wife bought me my first iPod. I soon discovered ‘podcasting’ and the wide variety of free programming offered through iTunes. One of the first programs I discovered was the Gun Rights Advocate podcast hosted by Mark Vanderberg. Podcasts, for those that don’t know, are audio (and in some cases video) files […]

D.C. vs Heller: Supreme Court Strikes Down Handgun Ban

Supreme Court

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled the District of Columbia’s draconian handgun ban is unconstitutional. Specifically the Court held that “The Second Amendment protects an individual right to possess a firearm unconnected with service in a militia, and to use that arm for traditionally lawful purposes, such as self defense within […]

Jay Wallace and Adventure Outdoors: Under Attack by Bloomberg

As many of you know, New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg launched a “private sting” in which he hired private citizens to make straw purchases at gun stores in states other than New York. Bloomberg, an outspoken critic of personal liberty and the Second Amendment, subsequently filed lawsuits against 15 gun stores claiming the gun […]

Houston Man with CCW Permit Shoots Would-Be Carjacker in Self Defense

CCW Holder

A Houston man shot and killed a criminal who had pointed a gun at him and tried to force him into a car. Fortunately, the victim had a CCW (carry concealed weapon) permit and was able to defend himself with his firearm. When the criminal tried to force the victim into the car at gun […]