Second Amendment

ATF Director Kenneth Melson.

Gunwalker Scandal: Kenneth Melson, Acting ATF Chief, Steps Down

The man who led the controversial Fast and Furious anti-gun-trafficking operation will step down as the interim head of Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Justice Department announced Tuesday as it named a new acting director for the agency.

Pike County Illinois forced to consider Constitutional Carry.

Pike County, Illinois: Constitutional Carry Could be on The Spring Ballot

In Pike County, Illinois, Dan Mefford, a chiropractor from Pittsfield, has begun a movement to get a constitutional carry referendum on the election ballot for March of 2012. If successful, such a ballot referendum, “could lead to the state being forced to recognize this right as well, and to expand it to include the...

Eric Holder

Grassley: Holder Thwarts ATF Sting Inquiry

Attorney General Eric Holder has broken an agreement with Republicans by refusing fully to respond to questions on the growing Fast and Furious scandal, Sen. Charles Grassley alleges in an exclusive Newsmax interview.

USA-200

States Tout Pro-Gun Lifestyle to Lure Gun Makers

Recently, states like Idaho, Alabama and Montana have presented a novel argument as part of an effort to lure the firearms industry's high-paying jobs south and west: Gun makers would be happier and more successful among their own — citizens who regularly use firearms — than they would be remaining in states trying to...