The president is giving every signal that he is poised to make use once again of an executive order to require all persons “in the business” of selling firearms to perform a background check.

Forget the Redskins. Bureaucrats at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office may now be red-faced — as a court just ruled that the government may not deny trademark protection based on the notion that a mark is “disparaging.”

While the American people were distracted with holiday plans, the Transportation Security Administration quietly introduced new rules that ban travelers from opting out of the agency’s controversial "naked body scanners," seemingly capitalizing on heightened concerns about terror. 

 

On January 1, 2016, a new Texas law will allow those Texans with concealed carry permits to carry their firearms openly, if they wish.

Gun Owners of America has filed an amicus brief in U.S. v. Watson, a case pending before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals that challenges the constitutionality of federal restrictions on machine guns.