"ATF will not at this time seek to issue a final framework."

BATFE Zombies

Today the BATFE announced that its proposed “framework” for banning the popular 5.56x45mm M855 “green tip” ammunition was being withdrawn.  I won’t get down into the weeds with analysis of this move…there are plenty of places you can go for that.     Rather, I’d like to do two things. First of all, a big…

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A Question

In the wake of the horrific murder of two NYPD officers yesterday, there are many questions yet to be answered.  I only have one, and it goes out to the cultists who so fervently believe in the power of gun control to reduce violence. How was a convicted felon and known gang member able to…

Civilian improvement of a military rifle.

Designs Of The Times

Recently, families of some of the victims of the Newtown massacre filed suit against firearms manufacturer Bushmaster, and others in the retail supply chain whom they blame for the murders at Sandy Hook.  One of the allegations in the lawsuit claims that the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle used in the attack should not have been available…


This Is PBS

Very interesting. A new online poll on the PBS website asks, “Would you support more restrictive gun laws in your state?” As of this writing, there are over 19,000 responses, and over 91% are opposed to more gun control. I understand that online polls are not anywhere near scientific, but I still think it is…