Realistic Gun T-Shirts Have Good Intentions but Dangerous Risks

Paul Liebe has started selling realistic gun T-shirts from his Colorado business, Nitelife Billiards. The T-shirts, with realistic prints of guns in holsters, are designed to be conversation-starters about the second amendment: “Freedom of speech, it’s your right, and it just has a little kick on the side,” Liebe said. Among the cue balls and pool sticks are open carry custom shirts sporting a realistic gun in holster and shoulder strap that make it appear the person wearing it is carrying Read more […]

New Gun Laws Force Museum to Remove Historic WW2 Guns

In November, Washington state voters passed Initiative 594. The initiative greatly expanded the state’s background checks to include all private gun sales and transfers. It even calls for background checks for when a grandfather passes one of his guns down to a grandson. The extended background checks also cover firearms donated to museums and institutions. The only exception is for guns manufactured prior to 1898. The new law is already affecting at least one historic museum, the Lynden Pioneer Read more […]

Handicapped Man Defends Himself from Burglar; Gets Charged with Misdemeanor

This is one of those stories that show the idiocy of gun laws. It took place in Chicago, the gun control capital of the U.S. From the Chicago Tribune: The 44-year-old homeowner was sleeping when his frightened 18-year-old daughter woke him up, then told him that she heard noises and thought someone was breaking into the apartment behind theirs, according to a police report. At first she thought the noise was a heater in that apartment but after she heard something fall, she locked the door Read more […]

Beretta Expanding to Tennessee Due to Maryland’s Strict Anti-Gun Laws

In 1977-78, Beretta expanded to the US.  Today, Beretta USA is headquartered in Accokeek, Maryland where it employs around 300 people.  The company has recently spent over $1 million in its plant in Maryland and had plans for further expansion.  But those plans were put on hold last year when Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley (D) signed strict anti-gun bills into law. Maryland’s new laws bans all assault and assault-style weapons and magazines that contain more than 10 rounds and any new Read more […]