"Violent abusers should be in jail for felony abuse. But this federal law punishes misdemeanors, and hence, is way too broad. It disarms women who have had shouting matches with their husbands, parents who have spanked their children in public, and in at least one case, an adult daughter who threw a set of keys at her mother. A principle in law is that the punishment must fit the crime. Sadly, permanently disarming Americans for slight infractions that impose no jail time is simply not just," Erich Pratt said.
"Almost all national survey estimates indicate that defensive gun uses by victims are at least as common as offensive uses by criminals, with estimates of annual uses ranging from about 500,000 to more than 3 million per year," Erich Pratt said.
"Well, what you failed to point out, Carol, is that the CDC also pursuant to President Obama issuing a decree to have them study this issue, they found that any where from 500,000 to 3 million times a year, guns are being used in self-defense," Erich Pratt said.
Once again, congressional Democrats are, hopefully, not going to get their way on gun control. So they did what any immature college student, meekly wearing his Che Guevara T-shirt, would do: They staged a sit-in on the floor -- the actual floor -- of the House of Representatives.Read More
Gun Owners of America is encouraging you to vote NO on the Collins-Ayotte amendment -- and will rate this as an anti-gun vote.Read More
When confronting a stranger in your own home, the shock of seeing a gun leveled at you in the dark of night is probably greater than you wondering whether or not it’s a BB gun. That’s understandably what likely went through the mind of one Oklahoma City homeowner who confronted not one but three individuals breaking into his home at approximately 12:35 am. For Robert Sango, the 24-year-old holding the BB gun, it was a fatal underestimation of his prey.Read More
A robbery suspect is dead and his accomplice charged with homicide after an attempted robbery Friday was thwarted by a pharmacist armed with a 9mm pistol in Levittown, Pennsylvania.
The suspect was wearing what was described as a frightening Halloween mask and concealing a shotgun covered by a partially opened umbrella. He entered the pharmacy around 10 a.m. as his accomplice sat in a getaway van parked outside the front entrance.Read More
Concealed carry permit holder Byron Wilson drew his handgun and engaged a mass shooter in Texas on Sunday, possibly saving lives at great risk to his own.
An Army veteran* of multiple tours in Afghanistan opened fire in Houston on Sunday, killing two people wounding and wounding six more before being killed by responding SWAT officers.Read More
TULSA, OKLAHOMA — A man was outside his home doing yard work when he was approached by an intoxicated man who began to assault him. At the same time, police were driving around the neighborhood in search of a person’s “very intoxicated friend who was causing problems.”Read More
A wife in Avon, IN traded her nunchuck-wielding ex-husband for a gun-totin new hubby.Read More