Author Archives: Dave Workman

Dave Workman

About Dave Workman

Dave Workman is an author, senior editor of Gun Week, communications director for the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, award-winning outdoor writer, former member of the NRA Board of Directors.

Seattle Gun Ban Lawsuit Could Have National Implications

The outcome of a long-awaited lawsuit filed Oct. 28 against the City of Seattle and Mayor Greg Nickels to overturn the city’s illegal gun ban could have national implications because several other states have modeled their firearms preemption laws after the Washington State statute that is at the center of the Seattle case.

Public Against Seattle Gun Ban

Public reaction to a proposed ban on firearms at Seattle park facilities was decidedly negative, with 96 percent of the people weighing in on the idea turning thumbs down.

Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Guns Exploits Crime to Push Agenda

Michael Bloomberg Mayors Against Illegal Guns a group boasting some 450 members including Seattle lame duck Mayor Greg Nickels has petitioned President Barack Obama to adopt several alleged reforms MAIG is pushing that sound suspiciously like a federal crackdown on gun shows.

23 AGs Tell Holder “No” on Semi-Auto Ban

On June 11, 23 state attorney generals signed and sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder advising him that they are opposed to renewal of the 1994 Clinton administration's ban on semiautomatic firearms, erroneously dubbed assault weapons by proponents of the ban.

Two Stories from College, Two Different Endings

There have been two markedly different tales of violence and bloodshed from two different college towns that ended two different ways, reflecting the vast differences in culture and the gaping chasm that exists between the political correctness of the gun-free zone mentality and the common sense of being prepared.

The Real Lesson of Columbine

Several of my colleagues are today observing the tenth anniversary of the massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado. As we look back on that terrible day, many Americans try to sort out what led to the event, and what might be done in the future to prevent another such tragedy. The answer is...