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Universal Background Checks A Universal Failure

Frequent A1F Daily contributor AWR Hawkins looks at how so-called “universal” background checks, a favorite goal of many gun-banners, are ineffective in stopping violent criminals.

Democrats Aren’t Voting On Gorsuch—They’re Voting On Senate Rules

This is the make-or-break week in the quest to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. However, according to Republican leaders, it’s make-or-break for Senate Democrats—not Gorsuch.

NRA Applies Pressure For Gorsuch, Two Dems Declare Support

Two Senate Democrats—Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., and Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D.—have broken ranks with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and his campaign to block the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Red State Democrats Face Gorsuch Vote While Carrying Lots Of Gun Control Baggage

AWR Hawkins explores how red state Democrat senators risk their careers by opposing the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Senate Confirms Jeff Sessions As U.S. Attorney General

NRA-backed Jeff Sessions has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the next attorney general of the United States.

U.S. Sen. Manchin Suggests Expanding Right To Carry Will Embolden Criminals

This week’s “Huh?” award for the most incoherent sound bite goes to U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V.

Sen. Manchin Says Due Process Is “Killing Us”

While many gun-ban advocates continue to blame everyone but the killer for last week’s terror attack in Orlando, one U.S. senator is actually blaming due process of the law.

Against The Tide

Obama circumvents both Congress and popular support for the right to keep and bear arms.

Dem Senators React To Potential Obama SCOTUS Nomination … With Silence

Four red state Democrat U.S. Senators are declining to comment on whether they would support President Barack Obama as a potential nominee for Antonin Scalia’s vacant United States Supreme Court seat.

Senate Holds The Line On 2A Rights

H.R. 3762 would have empowered the Department of Justice to deny gun sales to those on the government’s terror watch list.

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