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25 States Have Now Gotten Out of Our Way

Just over three decades ago, only on state had constitutional carry. Now, half the country has gotten out of the way of Americans' right to carry concealed.

17 Inconvenient Facts For the Gun-Control Movement

The truth can be a moving target as our understanding evolves with new data, but we must try to hit the target every time and be honest about our mistakes. This, however, isn't what the gun-control crowd tries to do.

The Truth is Out on Constitutional Carry's Impact

When, in 2010, Arizona became the third state in the union to adopt constitutional carry, it was a national story. In 2021, five states were added to the rolls and it barely made the news because the impact has been good.

The NRA Has Long Been The Real Gun-Safety Organization

In 1986, only Vermont allowed concealed carry without a permit. A few other states issued permits fairly, but most other states refused to issue permits or only issued them arbitrarily to people the permitting authority decided had an unusual “need” to carry. But, by 2021, thanks in large part to four decades of tireless work by the NRA and members of this association, the situation has completely reversed.

Over 21 Million Americans Now Carry Concealed

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear New York State Rifle & Pistol Association V. Bruen, the Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC) is reporting that the number of Americans with concealed-carry permits has reached 21.52 million.

The Second Amendment Isn’t Behind the Rising Crime Rate

In a tumultuous 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic locked down so much of America and the world, one thing that didn’t lock down was the murder rate.

Self-Defense: A Women’s Movement

Soon after her 21st birthday, new mother Jessica Royal (then Cothon) obtained her concealed-carry permit (CCW) in Nashville, Tenn. She prayed that she would never need to pull a trigger in defense of her life.

New Numbers on Our Concealed-Carry Nation

There are now more than 19.48 million citizens with permits to carry concealed handguns in America, and that’s not counting the millions who carry in the 16-plus states—depending on how you count them—that have some type of constitutional carry, where a permit is not required if you are a law-abiding citizen.

What The Mainstream Media Won’t Tell You About Violent Crime

Annually, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) publishes national data on the prevalence of crimes of all types. Recently, the FBI’s “2018 Crime Statistics” revealed that, yet again, violent crime in America has declined.

The Fake News of Gun-Control “Studies”

Pop-psychology of gun owners has gone mainstream. Researchers are often attempting to psychoanalyze gun owners without speaking to gun owners.

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