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Shooting Straight with Charles C. W. Cooke

America's 1st Freedom editor in chief Frank Miniter talks with Charles C. W. Cooke about Canada's looming confiscation day, the state of may-issue vs. shall-issue jurisdictions throughout the nation and the changing landscape of concealed carry moving forward.

Canada’s Looming Confiscation Day

The Canadian government set a deadline of this month for the confiscation of politically incorrect categories of firearms. Now what?

Gun Registration Poses Dangers, Old And New

Firearms registries have long been associated with the overreaching abuse of government power and the desire by some anti-gun officials to then confiscate registered firearms. This isn't a cycle we want to play out in America.

(Another) Quiet Victory: NRA Thwarts Backdoor Gun Control

Take a look at how the NRA quietly leads the charge against anti-gun politicians who are insistent on limiting—or eliminating—our right to bear arms.

Canadian “Confiscation Day” Looming

It doesn’t seem that much of Trudeau’s misguided gun-control scheme is going well.

NDAA Passes Senate Without Anti-Gun Provisions

A pair of anti-gun provisions were excluded from the final version of the NDAA thanks to diligent pro-freedom legislators and NRA-ILA.

Victory for Freedom in Virginia

Voters said NO to anti-gun candidates in Old Dominion.

The Australian Gun-Control Narrative Just Isn’t True

Many on the anti-gun Left like to point to Australian's 1996 gun "buy-back" scheme while claiming it was a success. Crime statistics tell a different story.

Gun Speak

Seventy-five years have passed since George Orwell observed that, when challenged by uncomfortable facts, political advocates often descend into “euphemism, question-begging and sheer cloudy vagueness.”

Biden’s Nominee to Run the ATF Called the First Amendment a “Frustration”

A vote on David Chipman is expected in the coming weeks and as Democratic leadership tries to secure the necessary votes to confirm him, more keeps coming out about the nominee.

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