Miss Miller is a senior editor at The Washington Times and former HUMAN EVENTS columnist. Previously, she served as the Deputy Press Secretary at the U.S. Department of State and the Communications Director for the House Majority Whip. Miller also served as an Associate Producer at ABC News and started her career at NBC News. Follow her on Twitter and Facebook.
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  • Gun sales on the rise with women?

    Watch Emily Miller, a senior editor at The Washington Times, and the author of the “Emily Gets Her Gun” series, which follows her journey to become a fully-armed citizen of the nation’s capital. Miller was the guest of “Fox and | Read More »

  • Emily ‘got’ her gun!

    I finally got my gun in Washington, D.C. I brought it home today from the District’s firearms’ registry office. got it After months of aggravation, hundreds of dollars in fees, countless hours jumping over hurdles, I am now a gun | Read More »

  • Emily gets her gun: Interview on D.C.’s NewsChannel8

    Washington Times Senior Editor Emily Miller was interviewed by Washington’s Newschannel 8 about her pursuit to purchase a legal handgun in the District. Miss Miller has been documenting her efforts in The Washington Times’ series “Emily Gets Her Gun.” She | Read More »

  • Miller: Why I still haven’t bought a gun in D.C.

    After careful consideration, I have decided to buy the Sig Sauer P229 two-tone. I knew I wanted a full-size 9mm that I could handle well and that felt comfortable in my hands (click to watch a video of me shooting | Read More »

  • Tax cheats on the federal rolls

    President Obama went on and on Tuesday about how important it was for Americans to pay their “fair share of taxes.” He can start with his own administration. The number of employees on the federal dole has swelled 13 percent | Read More »

  • Emily Gets Her Gun: Interview on NRANews

    Senior Editor of the Washington Times editorial page Emily Miller was interviewed by NRA News’ Cam Edwards about The Washington Times’ series “Emily Gets Her Gun.” The series follows Miss Miller in her pursuit to purchase a legal handgun in | Read More »

  • Emily Gets Her Gun: A look back in photos

  • Emily Gets Her Gun Part 10

    The more I dig into this regulation, the more I wonder: How can it be constitutional for D.C. residents to be forced to go to another state to exercise their 2nd Amendment right to keep and bear arms?

  • Emily Gets Her Gun, Part 9

    It took weeks of research and dozens of phone calls to finally find a suitable place to take the required gun safety class to register a handgun in the nation’s capital. Thanks to a referral from Atlantic guns, I found Donna Worthy — even though she’s not on the list of certified instructors given out by Metropolitan Police Department.

  • Emily Gets Her Gun, Part 8

    To legally own a gun in the nation’s capital, you have to take a gun safety class from a D.C.-certified instructor. Whether you have owned your guns (in another state) for 20 years or never touched one before (like me), you must take four hours of classroom instruction and one hour at the shooting range before Washington will let you register your gun.

  • Emily Gets Her Gun, Part 7

    GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich believes that the Washington, D.C. city government is ignoring the 2008 Supreme Court decision that recognized the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution applies in Washington.

  • Emily Gets Her Gun Part 6

    At the same time as I trudge through the Washington, D.C. bureaucracy in my attempt to get a legal handgun for self defense, I need to learn how to safely operate and shoot a gun.

  • Emily Gets Her Gun, Part 5

    Herman Cain is a gun owner and strong supporter of the right to keep and bear arms.

  • Emily Gets Her Gun, Part 4

    The right to keep and bear arms only applies to certain people in the nation’s capital. One of the 17 steps that I still have in order to register a gun in Washington, D.C. is filing out a “Statement of Eligibility.” The form contains 10 yes-or-no questions intended to weed out those ineligible to legally possess a pistol.

  • Emily Gets Her Gun

    My quest to get a legal handgun in Washington, D.C. feels daunting. I went to the D.C. Firearms Registration office two weeks ago to start the process of getting a legal gun by picking up a 22-page packet of forms and instructions.

  • DC’s Only Gun Source

    Miller discovers DC’s only legal gun source and its dingy prospects in a city where Second Amendment rights have gone down the drain. What will it take for Miller to get a gun in the nation’s capital?

  • Inside DC’s Gun Registry

    Continue to follow Emily Miller as she navigates government bureaucracy to fulfill her Second Amendment rights in Washington, D.C. Just how much does it take for a concerned citizen to get a gun in our nation’s capital?

  • Emily Gets Her Gun

      Emily Miller I want a gun. I don’t feel safe living in Washington, D.C. and want to protect myself. I’m starting today by going down to City Hall to find the gun permit office to tell them, “I want | Read More »

  • Welfare Reform Tackles Debt Crisis and Unemployment

    The House GOP is pushing to cut government spending on redundant and excessive welfare programs. HUMAN EVENTS interviewed Rep. Jim Jordan, who is leading the reform effort.

  • House Defunds ObamaCare and Planned Parenthood, Senate Kills Both

    The Boehner/Obama/Reid Continuing Resolution deal mandated a vote on the two conservative causes.