Frank Miniter

From The Editor: What is a Good Citizen to Do?

Crime is personal. Victims are real. Law-abiding Americans deserve the right to defend themselves just as police officers deserve our respect for doing a tough job.

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.

Right-to-Carry: Three-And-A-Half Decades, and Still Going Strong

It’s sometimes hard for me to believe that it wasn’t until the late 1980s that the right to self-defense for law-abiding Americans truly began to be recognized in the modern era, and lawfully exercised, outside the confines of the home.

Gun Control Discriminates Against the Poor

For years, Allyson Hottinger feared each day would be her last. The Arkansas-based, single mother of two had long been embroiled in a toxic relationship defined by domestic violence.

Double-Standard: Virginia Eliminates Online Carry Courses While Promoting Distancing for Everything Else

Virginia has provided a stark example of how gun control is aimed at harassing law-abiding gun owners rather than improving public safety.

An American Education in Freedom

If you had told me when I was a teenager that I would be a gun owner as an adult, I would have looked at you askew. Me?

California Scheming

Will California’s gun laws come to your state?

Disarming the Poor

The Second Amendment protects the right of “the people,” not just the privileged few, to keep and bear arms.

Number Of Concealed Carry Permit Holders Increased Again In 2019

In early October, economist John Lott of the Crime Prevention Research Center released “Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the United States: 2019,” his annual report on the number of concealed-carry permit holders in the United States.

Violent Crime Dropped In 2018

The FBI has released the 2018 “Crime in the United States” report, which compiles crime data from law enforcement agencies around the country.

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