Charles L. Cotton

President’s Column | Will Civility Ever Return? Is The Rule Of Law Still Alive?

The "leak" of a U.S. Supreme Court opinion and subsequent attempts to threaten the Court's justices are examples of the pitiable state of the rule of law in our country.

It’s a Criminal Problem

Criminal violence has been rising in our cities, but the fault is hardly with Americans' guns.

The Taliban is Confiscating Guns—And Bragging About the U.S. Arms Biden Left

Shortly after their sudden takeover of Afghanistan’s capital city of Kabul, the Taliban has begun implementing a strict gun-control policy.

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.

When Rights Are Surrendered

These countries once had the right to bear arms. Giving up their rights didn’t bring them security.

A Right Delayed: Why We Can’t Give Government Discretion Over our Rights

In 2020, as concerns over COVID-19 and violent unrest gripped the nation, Americans demonstrated unprecedented support for their right to keep and bear arms. The FBI conducted a record-setting 39.6 million National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) checks in 2020.

The Truth About Campus Carry

Why Should Adults on College Campuses Be Left Defenseless?

Support for Gun Control Waning

A new poll is suggesting Americans’ appetite for gun control is shrinking.

22% of Gun-Owners Just Bought a New Gun

A new survey from Rasmussen says, “Over one-fifth of Americans who have a gun in their household have added one since late May and feel safer [emphasis is ours] because they’ve done so.”

How Gun-Control Groups are Invading PTA Meetings

I recently received an invitation from my local public school district to attend a “safety forum.” It wasn’t going to cover the variety of health-and-safety issues relevant to kids today—opioid abuse, underage drinking, reckless driving, online bullying, physical violence and sexual assault or harassment.

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