News & Current Events

Stay abreast of firearms-related news and events across the country and around the world with impassioned commentary from some of the industry’s most noted voices, including Armed American Radio Host Mark Walters.

Always Ready Means Always Armed

Regular readers know how we at the USCCA strongly endorse everyday carry (EDC). In today’s world, it is simply impossible… Read More >

Betrayed By My Friend

I want to tell you about a guy who used to be a friend. I have friends who are Republicans,… Read More >

Background Checks? What Background Checks?

Florida has more than a million people lawfully carrying firearms and thousands of new applicants every month. As a result,… Read More >

Dogs Who Think They Are Wolves

Have you ever felt disappointed? Betrayed? Sure. We all have at one time or another. That is how I am… Read More >

Beware Trojan Horse Legislation

As most of you know, the battle to protect our rights is a war without end. No matter how many… Read More >


I am working on a book about the intersection of the Ottoman Empire and the Balkan principalities in the 15th… Read More >

‘I Am Not a Coward!’

Remember the old saying, “The proof is in the pudding?” Linguist Ben Zimmer, who wrote for the Boston Globe from 2011… Read More >

Think Before You Lash Out!

I got an email the other day. Now, that’s typically not big news. I get hundreds of emails each day. Read More >

What They (Really) Want

Are you prepared for the day that your state legislature outlaws semi-automatics? I am not optimistic. I feel like it… Read More >


It wasn’t easy being a teenager with a World War II Pacific combat navy hero for a dad. His silent… Read More >

My Bank

Do you remember your first banking experience? I recall pedaling my two-speed J.C. Higgins bicycle to the Fernandina Beach, Florida,… Read More >

Your Kids … and School

If you have kids, and you own guns, you have probably taught even your very young children the fundamentals of… Read More >