Encouraging dialog in pursuit of life and liberty for everyone.

Now Offering Concealed Carry Courses In Central Florida! Lakeland, Orlando, Tampa


Guest Post: “Save Our Children” Time To Step Up!

I hear it everywhere these days; this call for change to save our children; especially in the place that is supposed to be the safest spot for them; school. But, sadly, as a teacher and a mentor for hundreds of children each year, I really don’t believe gun control is the answer…

Quiz: What firearms are illegal in the U.S.?

We’ve all heard it – someone on a TV show or a news interview or some post on Facebook says, “that gun is illegal!”, but is it? Take our quick quiz to test your knowledge on what types of guns are legal vs. illegal!

We Need To Talk: The “Illegal” Firearm

We’ve already spent a little time touching on some basic firearm jargon and terminology, but there’s still a ton of terms and misconceptions out there that confuse even the most seasoned of firearms owners. While chatting with a friend this past weekend I realized there’s a pretty common misconception that’s centered around this concept of “illegal” firearms.

Let’s Talk: The ‘Only Military & Police’ Opinion

If you’ve listened to anyone discuss the pro-gun/anti-gun debate you have undoubtedly heard someone make the statement “Only the military and police should have guns – it’s their job to protect us”. It’s an interesting anti-gun opinion and one I believe needs to be addressed because of how popular it seems to be.

Poll: Commonly Misused Firearm Jargon

Today, many in the U.S. get their information from two main sources – the media, which comes in a variety of forms, and our online community which is primarily made up of “friends” we’ve either lost touch with or have never even met in person. These sources are driving your understanding and use of firearm jargon…

We Need To Talk: Getting Your Terminology Straight

Today, we’ll cover some commonly misused gun jargon or terminology because there are a lot of terms that are misused and confused by everyone in the gun-reform debate. Because let’s face it, we need to talk.

Latest News

Female Youtube HQ shooter identified

The woman who shot three people at YouTube HQ in Northern California has been identified as Nasim Najafi Aghdam. The woman, who took her own life after the shooting, was found at the scene having appeared to have killed herself with a handgun according to San Bruno Police Chief, Ed Barberini.

Florida Cities Challenge State Preemption on Gun Control

This past Monday, ten south Florida cities joined together to challenge a state law. The lawsuit (included below) against Gov. Rick Scott, Attorney General Pam Bondi among other state officials, was filed in Leon Circuit Court roughly six weeks after the Parkland shooting.

YouTube Bans Gun Videos in Latest Policy Update

Google-owned YouTube recently updated its policies on firearm-related content making many gun-related videos a thing of the past. YouTube’s recent update will no longer allow gun or gun accessory manufacturers to post on their site. Earlier today, Spike’s Tactical, a Florida-based gun manufacturer…

Breaking News: Maryland High School on Lockdown after Shooting Inside

Breaking news this morning coming out of Maryland - a reported school shooting at Great Mills High School. The event has been contained,...

Cops take the first batch of guns under new laws following the Parkland massacre

Rick Scott signed the bill a week ago, and now the police have taken the guns of a 56-year-old man in South Florida. He was taken to the...

Reach Us

National Institute of Firearms
4798 S Florida Ave
Suite 314
Lakeland, FL 33813
888 123 4567

Send Us A Message