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Gun Sales Drop Significantly in June of 2021

By Dean Weingarten. July 22, 2021

The National Instant background Check System (NICS) numbers are in for June of 2021. There has been a significant drop from the numbers for June of 2020, a year ago. Total background checks have declined 29%, and total gun sales have declined 47% from last year. June of 2020 was a record setting month. [...]

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Research Update: It's [Still] Not the Guns

By NRA-ILA. July 21, 2021

Much has changed since last summer. In July 2020, notoriously anti-gun researchers circulated a paper that alleged an association between what they deemed "excess" gun purchases early in the pandemic and violence. This year, the same researchers disproved their original findings with the addition of new data [...]

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Marginalized Minorities are at Greater Risk

By JPFO. July 20, 2021

Every American has a Second Amendment right to self-defense, which is at the heart of an amicus brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court by Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership, supporting a challenge of New York State concealed carry laws by the New York State Rifle & Pistol [...]

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Will The Biden Regime Call 2A Activism Misinformation?

By Harold Hutchison. July 20, 2021

In the course of White House press briefings, Second Amendment supporters got good news, but they also found themselves facing a much greater short-term danger. The good news is that Jen Psaki probably handed enough evidence to prove [...]

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Chicago Suffers 1,587 Criminal Shootings

By JPFO. July 19, 2021

The White House has responded to the alarming increase in daylight murders, gang activity and brazen violent street crime by threatening to crack down on federally licensed firearms dealers and historically run gun shows. What's the point with 300 million guns already owned? [...]

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'Gun Violence'?: Just Ban Gun Production and Sales for 20 Years!

By Larry Keane. July 15, 2021

Stick around long enough and the craziest gun control ideas come out of the woodwork. The latest is to hit a 20-year pause button on the Second Amendment. Pennsylvania Capital-Star guest contributor and gun control advocate Michael Cogbill suggested law-abiding Pennsylvanians should be [...]

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OK, Terry, You're Crazy

By NRA-ILA. July 14, 2021

One of the more common tactics of anti-gun extremists is to make some dramatic statement comparing our nation's gun laws with some other aspect of everyday life. Every time—not usually or often, but every time—the comparison is wildly inaccurate. One of the more outrageous claims was made [...]

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