Philip Schreier

A Short History of the Semi-Automatic Firearm

Follow the journey and development of firearms to the recent models of the 21st century, and you'll see that the politicians who tell us citizens should not own these guns don't know their history.

The ATF Should't be Political

The ATF is celebrating its golden anniversary it its modern form this year. Unfortunately, the Biden administration seems to be focused on turning this enforcement agency into an anti-Second Amendment wrecking ball.

The ATF Moves to Unilaterally Define What a Gun Is

President Biden and his anti-gun administration have directed the ATF to define what a gun is and to issue new regulations on the manufacture and sale of privately made firearms.

The ATF’S Conundrum

The ATF has a troubled history, but its agents also do important work. It's time we acknowledge this and so keep them out of politics.

A Gun-Control Activist Should Not Run the ATF

The ATF has a very clear mission: follow the laws as Congress writes them. Instead, the ATF and the executive branch routinely attempt to sidestep Congress and create laws themselves.

Standing Guard | Upholding A Priceless Inheritance

We inherited a great freedom thanks to the sacrifices of generations of Americans who came before us. And we are charged with continuing that great legacy handed down to us.

Small Numbers Of Criminals Cause Big Problems For Public Safety

The data shows that the bulk of violent crimes in major cities are perpetrated by small numbers of known criminals. Rather that subjecting those criminals to vigorous prosecution, soft-on-crime prosecutors and politicians would rather blame law-abiding gun owners.

A Congressman Proposes Another Avenue to Gun Control

Amid the continuing misguided cry to “just do something” congressman apparently believes the key to stopping such violence is hitting law-abiding gun purchasers squarely in the pocketbook.

Shooting Straight with Dianna Muller

You may remember Dianna Muller from when she testified before Congress in 2019. Many seemed surprised by her strong statements, especially coming from a retired police officer.

What Firearms Have “Common-Use” Protections?

The text of the Second Amendment is explicit, and since it is a right, the people, not the government, decide. Yet, gun-control activists are still intent on attempting to define exactly what "arms" are protected by it.

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