“There are no dangerous thoughts; thinking itself is a dangerous activity.”—Hannah Arendt

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A New York jury found National Rifle Association (NRA) boss Wayne LaPierre liable in a civil case on Friday, ordering him to pay $4.3 million in damages for the mismanagement and misuse of charitable funds.

The verdict concludes a trial in the civil lawsuit brought by the Democratic Attorney General Letitia James of New York, accusing Mr. LaPierre of questionable financial practices during his tenure from 2014 to 2022.

The jury found that Mr. LaPierre violated his fiduciary duties, causing $5.4 million in damages to the NRA.

On January 22, 2024, a three-judge panel in Boston, led by Obama appointee Judge William J. Kayatta Jr., overruled a lower court opinion when it said that Mexico can continue with a $10 billion lawsuit against U.S.-based firearm manufacturers Ruger, Smith & Wesson, Glock, Barrett and Beretta. 

Report Highlights

  • Gun ownership in America increased 28% from 1994 to 2023
  • It is estimated that there are 393 million civilian-owned firearms in the U.S.
  • There are 6.06 million registered civilian firearms in America
  • Estimates show that 82,880,000 people own at least one firearm in 2023
  • Women's firearm ownership increased by 177.8% in the past years
  • Gun ownership increased more among Hispanics than any other demographic between 2017-2023 (33%)
  • Gun ownership declined by 22% in the 18-29 age group over the past six years
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The shooter who killed two police officers and a firefighter paramedic in a Minneapolis suburb during a domestic disturbance call early Sunday has been identified as a man who was already barred from owning firearms.

How about we take a close look at the 2nd amendment to the Bill of Rights?  And not just a cursory look, but rather an honest, critical, deeper look.

“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”

It does not say “A well regulated Standing Army being necessary to the security of a tyrannical state, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall always be infringed.”

Early Sunday morning at the Greenbrier Apartments, a woman fatally shot a man in what is being considered a case of self-defense, according to the Richland County Sheriff's Department. Deputies, who responded to the incident around 5 a.m., found that the woman had shot the man inside her apartment, where she lives with her two children.

Wednesday’s shooting at the end of the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl parade was not an act of terrorism, but the result of a dispute between a number of individuals, police say.

The New York Post quoted Kansas City Police Chief Stacey Graves saying that they had “recovered several firearms” and two of the three individuals in custody are juveniles.

The Biden Administration has shown time and time again how they weaponize federal law enforcement agencies against gun owners.

A recent report by the Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security highlighted how several DHS component agencies, including the Secret Service, bought Americans' phone location data without a court order.