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.

Biden is Playing Politics with American Lives

President Biden is pushing the fiction that guns are to blame for a rise in murder rates and for other violent crime. This is a false narrative that's easy to dispel.

More Than Five Million New Gun Owners in 2021

The numbers speak for themselves.

Freedom is on the Move

The Second Amendment was written to restrict government from infringing on a right enjoyed by all Americans equally, but will the millions of new gun owners also become defenders of this right?

A Boom in Gun Sales Also Means This

Last year, an estimated 8.4 million Americans became new gun owners as the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) logged over 21 million background checks for the likely sales of firearms.

Stop-and-Go Drill

One of the most-common mistakes new gun owners make is believing that by merely learning the basics of gun safety and marksmanship, they’ll be prepared to defend their life with a gun.

How to Speak to New Gun Owners

Millions of Americans have recently become first-time gun owners. How can you help them learn about firearms safety and responsibility? How can you inform them about defending their right to defend themselves and their families?

New Gun Owners and the Election

The numbers are simply astonishing. Between the beginning of March and the end of June 2020, Americans bought in the neighborhood of 8.3 million guns.

From The Editor: How Will the New Gun Owners Vote?

If the hands-on use of a freedom does influence people to vote to protect that freedom, then Joe Biden has a surprise coming.

Applications for Pistol Permits Are Up 500% Outside Chicago!

In difficult times, we fall back on basic principles. The basics begin with safety for ourselves and our loved ones. This is why gun sales are surging.

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