2nd Amendement

In this May 27, 2017, photo,Marchelle Tigner, a firearms instructor, teaches a student how to shoot a gun during a class in Lawrenceville, Ga. Tigner's goal is to train 1 million women how to shoot a gun in her lifetime. She is among the nation's black women gun owners who …

Texas Teachers, Parents Flock to Firearms Training

Texas teachers and parents continue to flock to firearms training courses and active shooter preparedness workshops in response to the recent wave of school threats and the February shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school that left 14 defenseless students and three faculty members dead.

Gay Pride Gun-Free Zone

Houston Gay Pride Parade Declared ‘Gun-Free Zone’

Organizers for the Houston LGBT Pride celebration have declared the parade route and other pride events to be gun-free zones. The move comes less than two weeks after the Orlando Islamic terrorist attack at a gay nightclub — another “gun-free zone.” It also follows a threat of gun violence on Twitter.

Scotus Guns

Op-Ed: New VPC Study Challenges Prevalence of Gun Use in Defensive Situations

“Guns are rarely used to kill criminals or stop crimes.”

Such is the claim made by a new report released by the Violence Policy Center this month. According to the report—in which they cite data from the FBI’s annual Uniform Crime Report—there were “only” 259 justifiable homicides across the country in 2012 involving a private citizen’s use of a firearm, compared to the 8,342 criminal homicides that occurred the same year. Put another way, for every defensive use of a firearm that year, there 32 guns implicated in a criminal homicide.

Gun Show AP Photo Philip Kamrass

Mesquite Texas — The Gun Show Capital of America

Many would argue that Texas is the undisputed firearms capital of the world. If that is accurate, then Mesquite, Texas might have to be the gun show capital of the United States. There are several hundred gun shows in Texas during the course of the year, ranging from Market Hall in Dallas to a community recreation center in Dumas. In Mesquite, you will find a gun show in at least one of the many venues available for gun shows on a very regular basis.