Gun Rights on Townhall

Erika Johnsen - Mon Apr 9

"Botched." That is the word the mainstream media too often associates with the federal gunwalking scandal known as Operation Fast and Furious, but in her new book, investigative reporter Katie Pavlich fearlessly chronicles exactly why the only thing "botched" about the ill-fated operation was the Obama administration's shoddy attempt to cover their tracks. ... more

Pat Buchanan - Tue Apr 3

With the shooting death of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer who was legally carrying a 9-millimeter handgun, the familiar wail has arisen from our cultural and media elite: America has too many guns! ... more

Jeff Jacoby - Wed Mar 21

THE COLORADO SUPREME COURT put some noses out of joint when it ruled unanimously this month that the University of Colorado's campus gun ban violated a 2003 state law that entitles residents with permits to carry concealed weapons. ... more

Helen Whalen Cohen - Wed Mar 7

Oklahoma - Thu Jan 5

"I knew that I was going to have to choose him or my son, and it wasn't going to be my son, so I did what I had to do." ... more

America - Wed Dec 28

"I am very traditional feminine in certain ways, but when I shoot a gun I feel empowered. Empowerment is sexy." ... more

Paul Kengor - Tue Nov 29

This week hunters across America storm the woods loaded for deer. For yet another indication of how times have changed, consider this account of deer season a half century ago: ... more

Chris W. Cox - Mon Oct 24

Last week, the House Judiciary Committee considered amendments to the “National Right-to-Carry-Reciprocity Act” (H.R. 822), which would allow any person with a valid, state-issued concealed firearm permit to exercise the right to carry a firearm in any state that permits concealed carry. ... more

Katie Pavlich - Tue Sep 27

“President Obama is not above the law and he and this administration will have to account for this." -Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu ... more

Wayne LaPierre - Tue Sep 6

A fellow NRA member recently sent me a great video that is making the rounds on YouTube. It’s a short clip of a group of bloggers spending the day at a shooting range with Texas Governor Rick Perry. On its face, there is nothing terribly unusual or special about this. But to the millions of NRA members and patriotic Americans who have spent years fighting to protect and preserve our Second Amendment rights, this is a remarkable scene. ... more

Wayne LaPierre - Tue Aug 16

You’ve seen this in the movies. A group of gangsters surrounds an innocent bystander. One of the thugs pulls out a bat and smashes the poor guy’s windshield. “It’d be a shame if this sorta thing continued to happen,” says the thug. Unable to afford any future damage to his property, the bystander-turned-victim is now forced to surrender his money to the mob so they can “protect” his belongings. ... more Staff - Fri Jun 10