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Bob Owens

  • Bergdahlistan
    A JDAM is big enough that they can strap Bowe to one side and his pro-terrorist father Bob to the other. They can then “drop in” on their friends just as soon as the Air Force can book the flight.
    - 91 days ago, 2 Jun 14, 9:25pm -
  • The revolution will be app’d
    Something, something, and communicate: Founded in Austin in 2011, Zello allows individuals to communicate to one another walkie-talkie style via a simple broadband connection. The app interface looks a like button on your phone. You press it to speak…
    - 25 Feb 14, 2:52pm -
  • Idiots: Everyone knows you use Instagram to plot domestic terrorism.
    These moron think that “op-sec” is a couple of aisles over from the Jim Beam: Three Georgia men were charged in federal court this week with plotting an attack against the government designed to trigger martial law and encourage other militias to…
    - 22 Feb 14, 2:55pm -
  • LOL. I was just “fired” by Infolinks.
    I just got this via email from Infolinks, a company that posted advertising here for over two years: …upon a scheduled review of your website our Quality Assurance Team found that there are multiple gun-related posts under bob-owens.com . I’m a…
    - 20 Feb 14, 4:50pm -
  • Any advice on a custom kydex holster maker?
    I have a Walther PPQ M2 (5″ barrel version) coming in soon that I hope to run in a number of courses. I’m looking for a Kydex OWB holster with the options of running detachable belt loops for a conventional pistol course, which can be swapped out…
    - 20 Feb 14, 3:30am -

Western Rifle Shooters Association

Patriot Rising

  • newColorado Town Prevents City Officials From Restricting Open Carry

    Colorado Town Prevents City Officials From Restricting Open Carry

      Last year on Labor Day, Coloradans were getting ready to vote on whether to recall two state senators over unconstitutional anti-Second Amendment legislation they passed.   One year later, those two and a third are gone and the citizens of Castle…
    - 4 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 7:21pm -
  • ‘Gun Boom’ in the US is Over, but Weapon Sales still High

    ‘Gun Boom’ in the US is Over, but Weapon Sales still High

    Anti-gun Democrats boost gun sales Gun sales in the United States have slipped in 2014 compared to last year, but they’re still higher than at any other point in the last decade.   Over the last three months, sales at the gun manufacturer Smith &…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 8:02pm -
  • Mom asked to leave library after her concealed handgun was spotted

    Mom asked to leave library after her concealed handgun was spotted

    A Colorado mother with her children was asked to leave a local library under threat of calls to police after it was discovered she was legally carrying a handgun. The Aug. 20 incident at the Windsor Severance Library in Windsor, Colorado, is now the…
    - 4 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 2:53pm -
  • NYC Council Members Want to Treat Gun Owners Like Sex Offenders

    NYC Council Members Want to Treat Gun Owners Like Sex Offenders

    Proposed “gun offender registry” modeled after current sex offender registries open to public Several members of New York’s City Council want to create a public “gun offender” registry modeled after current sex offender registries, which wo…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 9:56pm -
  • Gun-rights groups say more and more women are locking and loading

    Gun-rights groups say more and more women are locking and loading

    Self-defense is not the only reason cited   More women than ever own guns.   Nearly 79 percent of firearms retailers reported an increase in female customers between 2011 and 2012, according to the National Shooting Sports Foundation. From this sur…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 9:16pm -
  • WWII Veteran Grabs Robber’s Gun, Pulls Own Weapon, Shoots Suspect Six Times
    On August 23 2014, an 89-year-old World War II veteran grabbed an armed robber’s gun, then pulled out his own gun and wrestled with the suspect before shooting him six times.   The veteran, Arthur M. Lewis, was working at his Lake Park, Florida, j…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 8:06pm -
  • Gun control is not the answer to our crime problem: James Varney

    Gun control is not the answer to our crime problem: James Varney

    One of the enduring myths in our political landscape is the allegedly unassailable power of the National Rifle Association. The real power, of course, is with the rifle.   And a lot of public policy discussions might improve if that fact was not onl…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 12:55am -
  • Ahead of bypoll, licensed gun owners asked to deposit arms (INDIA)
    Ahead of the bypoll, over 90 licensed gun owners in Saharanpur have been issued notices to surrender their weapons with immediate effect to the district police. “People have started surrendering their weapons already. The notices were issued two da…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 8:47pm -
  • D.C. asks judge to reconsider ruling ending District’s carry ban

    D.C. asks judge to reconsider ruling ending District’s carry ban

    Citing risk for terrorism and assassination, attorneys for Washington D.C. asked a federal judge to reconsider his July ruling striking down the District’s ban on handgun carry. As reported by the National Law Journal, Irvin Nathan, the Attorney…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 2:20pm -
  • Baton Rouge ban of guns in bars violates Second Amendment, federal judge rules

    Baton Rouge ban of guns in bars violates Second Amendment, federal judge rules

    A federal judge in Baton Rouge ruled a Baton Rouge city ordinance banning possession of firearms in places that sell alcohol, including in the parking lots of those establishments, was unconstitutional. A Baton Rouge ordinance banning the possession…
    - 7 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 8:07pm -

The Armed Lutheran

  • 2nd Vote App Review
    Consumers want to know how the money they spend with or give to a company will be used in funding organizations or activities which are at odds with their own values. Unveiled at the 2013 Values Voters Summit, the free “2nd Vote” app for smart ph…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 12:00pm -
  • A Missed Opportunity When Liberals Shoot Guns
    Shooting a gun for the first time is an exhilarating experience, even for those who have a preconceived dislike of guns and gun ownership. The truth is that, if done right, exposing anti-gunners to guns can change minds. That’s why I was so disappo…
    - 8 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 12:00pm -
  • Weight Loss and Your Concealed Carry Wardrobe
    Weight loss is a big deal to people. Men and women every year spend millions (billions?) of dollars trying to lose weight and get fit. If you’re a concealed carry permit holder and the weight loss bug bites you, be sure to take your carry wardrobe…
    - 10 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 12:00pm -
  • Thessalonians 5 and Gun Rights
    So I’ve finished my nightly dry fire routine, tucked my kids into bed and I’m kicked back with the Good Book and a cup of Joe meditating on 1st Thessalonians 5 and the parallels to gun rights. St. Paul wrote the espistles to the church in Thessal…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 12:00pm -
  • Ferguson, the Media, and Gun Rights
    After a week of everyone venting their spleens about the shooting, protests and violence in Ferguson, Missouri, I put together my thoughts on the violence, the media and gun rights.The post Ferguson, the Media, and Gun Rights appeared first on The A…
    - 16 days ago, 16 Aug 14, 6:19pm -
  • Durham County Just Can’t Let Go
    In June of this year legislation was finally passed to repeal the Jim Crow-era gun registry in Durham County, North Carolina. Unfortunately, bureaucrats in Durham County just can’t let go. I grew up in North Carolina. While it’s generally a rural…
    - 17 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 12:00pm -
  • Don’t Break Your Arm Patting Yourself On the Back
    In an email alert from the Gun Owners of America, members are told to “Pat Yourselves on the back!” Thanks to opposition from gun owners, the FDIC has decided to remove firearms dealers from it’s list of high risk businesses. But before GOA goe…
    - 19 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 12:00pm -
  • Indoor IDPA at DFW Gun Range
    Collin County IDPA club has an enigmatic name. Headquartered in Allen, Texas (in Collin County), the club shoots matches in three different ranges, none of which are actually in Collin County. On Saturdays they hold their regular weekly club matches…
    - 21 days ago, 11 Aug 14, 2:00pm -
  • On the Passing of James Brady
    James Brady and his wife, Sarah, turned the tragedy of his brain injury at the hands of a gunman into a national political crusade against gun rights. Rather than focus their anger at John Hinckley, Jr. and others like him, they channeled their grief…
    - 25 days ago, 7 Aug 14, 1:00pm -
  • Miss’ippi Showdown 2014
    With our classifications expiring in a week and the heat of Summer finally setting in, my son and I piled into the car for an eight-hour drive to Como, Mississippi for the 2014 Mississippi State IDPA Championship. We hit every patch of construction b…
    - 27 days ago, 5 Aug 14, 1:00pm -

Idaho Holsters

Idaho Holsters

702 Shooter

  • 001 Test Rating System
    …The post 001 Test Rating System appeared first on 702 Shooter.
    - 12 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 10:14pm -
  • Clark County Shooting Complex
    …The post Clark County Shooting Complex appeared first on 702 Shooter.
    - 21 days ago, 11 Aug 14, 11:54pm -
  • Boulder Rifle & Pistol Club
    …The post Boulder Rifle & Pistol Club appeared first on 702 Shooter.
    - 21 days ago, 11 Aug 14, 11:34pm -
  • Spurlock’s Gun Shop
    …The post Spurlock’s Gun Shop appeared first on 702 Shooter.
    - 30 days ago, 3 Aug 14, 11:16am -
  • Gun Show Ammo
    …The post Gun Show Ammo appeared first on 702 Shooter.
    - 30 days ago, 3 Aug 14, 11:08am -
  • Fallout Firearms
    …The post Fallout Firearms appeared first on 702 Shooter.
    - 30 days ago, 3 Aug 14, 10:59am -
  • Double Tap
    …The post Double Tap appeared first on 702 Shooter.
    - 30 days ago, 3 Aug 14, 10:51am -
  • Big Gun Enterprises
    …The post Big Gun Enterprises appeared first on 702 Shooter.
    - 30 days ago, 3 Aug 14, 10:32am -
  • Bargain Pawn
    …The post Bargain Pawn appeared first on 702 Shooter.
    - 30 days ago, 3 Aug 14, 9:03am -
  • Strip Gun Club
    …The post Strip Gun Club appeared first on 702 Shooter.
    - 32 days ago, 31 Jul 14, 10:23pm -

A Keyboard and a .45

  • Democrat Leadership Trying to Close Fort Worth Gun Shows
    New York and Colorado have been at the top of the news for horrendous anti-gun legislation.  New York has their laughable 7 round magazine capacity limitation and Colorado may very well ban most pump action shotguns along with other firearms they co…
    - 5 Mar 13, 1:41am -
  • Notes From the Sidebar
    The OldNFO has informative and interesting comments on A New Doctor...Live From the Alamo City has a post In honor of Texas Independence Day.Bob S. has a few Tales from the Great Ammo Shortage of ’13, well actually only one tale, but a telling o…
    - 3 Mar 13, 7:55pm -
  • One Last Post on Biden and Shotguns
    One last post on VP Joe Biden and shotguns, I promise.  Well, last post until he says something else stupid on the subject.Biden tells every talking head who will have him that a shotgun is all anyone, especially women, need for home defense.  His…
    - 1 Mar 13, 11:36pm -
  • Joe Biden, Vice President and Self Defense Expert
    Biden continues with his "Shotgun beats AR-15" meme, doubling down on his affirmation that a shotgun is all you need to defend yourself.As reported in the Washington Free Beacon:Biden: ‘Just Fire the Shotgun Through the Door’Do I need to say any…
    - 1 Mar 13, 12:39am -
  • Good Thing I'm Right Eye Dominant
    First thing yesterday morning I helped a friend take down a dead Post Oak in his front yard.  Post Oak trunks stay pretty thick for a good ways up there so you can picture my old rear end up a tree with my 24" Husqvarna Rancher chain saw.  Note to…
    - 25 Feb 13, 11:59pm -
  • Notes From the Sidebar
    Michael Bane has a Colorado Update that is important reading for anyone lives in Colorado, vacations in Colorado or might plan to retire in Colorado.  Even if you drive through Colorado with a firearm on your side or in your vehicle, you should rea…
    - 24 Feb 13, 6:37pm -
  • James D. Julia Extraordinary Firearms Auction
    The online auction catalogs for the Spring James D. Julia Extraordinary Firearms Auction are now available.  The hard copy of catalog 1 has arrived on my front step and it is pretty much 1 full inch thick.  I have many hours of viewing, and reading…
    - 23 Feb 13, 12:53am -
  • Smoke Pot, Buy a Gun, Become an Instant Felon
    Colorado has legalized the recreational use of Marijuana.  The Libertarians, the Druggies, and the Druggie Libertarians can celebrate.  If the United States were governed as the Constitutional Republic our Forefathers created, that would be the end…
    - 22 Feb 13, 3:04am -
  • Lead by Example Mr. Vice President
    So Vice President Biden believes that the best means of defense for a woman home alone is a double barrel 12 ga. shotgun.  He also believes that stepping out the back door and firing a couple rounds into the air will deter any and all home intruders…
    - 21 Feb 13, 2:33am -
  • My Wife as a Zombie
    Via the Walking Dead, Dead Yourself AppI don't often post a picture of my Sweetie, but this was to funny to pass up.
    - 19 Feb 13, 2:19am -

AmmoLand.com News

Mississippi Gun News

  • newWhy I Carry a Gun: Convicted Sex Offender Rapes While Wearing Police GPS Tracker

    - 6 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 5:01pm -
  • newGun Dealers Asked to Read Mind of Buyers
    BY DANA CRISWELL If you are a gun buyer then you have probably heard the term, “straw purchase”. A “straw purchase” occurs when the actual buyer of a firearm uses another person, a “straw purchaser,” to execute the paperwork necessary to…
    - 7 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 4:29pm -
  • MS Residents Fear Stray Bullets from Nearby Shooting Range
    BY DANA CRISWELL There is a battle brewing in one Mississippi town over a new shooting range.  It seems neighbors believe they are in danger of stray bullets if shooting range students shoot in the wrong direction.  Tru Point Shooting range owner C…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 2:28pm -
  • Rick Ward Publishes Book Exposing Mississippi Gun Law Politics and Secrets
    BY DANA CRISWELL Rick Ward never planned to be an advocate for gun rights, he began his career as a police officer but has become one of Mississippi’s most effective advocates for gun laws that support our right to own and carry a gun for self-defe…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 1:27pm -
  • College Student Wears Empty Holster to Demand His Rights
    BY DANA CRISWELL As the parent of a college student I have first hand experience about how vulnerable college students are on our state university campus’.  While my daughter’s dorm is gated and has limited access to her dorm room the parking lo…
    - 4 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 9:39pm -
  • Colorado Gun Club Offers Free Concealed Carry Training For Teachers
    BY MISSISSIPPI REBEL The Centennial Gun Club in Centennial, Colorado is gearing up for the school year by offering free concealed carry classes to teachers. About forty teachers have already completed the course and dozens more have signed up. Severa…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 7:16pm -
  • Huffington Post Reporter Breaks Rubber Bullet Story
    BY DANA CRISWELL If you get your news from the Huffington Post you must watch this YouTube video. Last week reporter Ryan J. Reilly tweeted a photo of what he believed were rubber bullets. I believe these are rubber bullets, can anyone confirm? #Ferg…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 10:09pm -
  • New York “Gun Offender” Registry Exposes Hypocrisy Of Gun Control
    BY BLUEGRASS BRUCE New York City lawmakers are calling for a public database of gun offenders modeled on the national sex offender registry.  The proposal would create a website listing the name, address and conviction of “gun criminals” in Ne…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 7:49pm -
  • SAF Wins Case Against California’s 10-day Waiting Period for Firearm Purchase
    News Release From The Second Amendment Foundation The Second Amendment Foundation today won a significant court victory in California in which the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California ruled that the Golden State’s 10-day waiti…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 3:33pm -
  • Proposed Legislation would Dissolve ATF
    FROM JSONLINE The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives would be eliminated under a bill in the works from U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.). Citing ATF’s recent operational failures and its overlap with other federal law…
    - 7 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 12:32pm -

Best Defense LLC

Cemetery's Gun Blob

  • NJ Dem’s vote for gun control bill they don’t like
    Three NJ Democrats vote in support of a bill, they don’t agree with.  Why would they do it?  It’s NJ that’s why.  But, it’s really just to put Christie in a bind cause he’s a Republican….NJ politics, it’s what you … Continue readin…
    - 16 May 14, 1:37pm -
  • Wizard of ID on Smart Gun Tech

    - 27 Apr 14, 1:39pm -
  • Sen Harry Reid’s Family History
    Found this on the bookface….. Judy Walkman, a professional genealogy researcher in southern California , was doing some personal work on her own family tree. She discovered that Senator Harry Reid’s great-great uncle, Remus Reid, was hanged for h…
    - 23 Apr 14, 2:20pm -
  • CSGV Fail
    So while people debate the validity of the Everytown FAIL…..CSGV failed on their own, look at the projectile…..
    - 22 Apr 14, 1:31pm -
  • Photo
    What do you think?  Winchester Model 12?
    - 20 Apr 14, 8:31pm -
  • Friday Morning Stupidity

    - 7 Mar 14, 3:40pm -
  • Taking the White Man’s Guns in CT

    - 6 Mar 14, 2:33am -
  • Coming to NJ: Ammunition Limits??
    Here in NJ, the latest burpings from the antigunblobby has been a push on magazine reductions, from a scary 15 round to a more civilized 10 rounds they say……. So gunnies have been doing their diligence with contacting the local … Continue readi…
    - 28 Feb 14, 4:20pm -
  • Photo Truth of the Haters
    Yup……Sounds about right…..
    - 19 Feb 14, 11:01pm -
  • Only in NJ
    Good Lord….. Tulsa Trail School was briefly on lockdown this afternoon after students and staff mistook a car backfiring for gunshots, police said. ARTICLE
    - 12 Feb 14, 2:55pm -

Survival Gear

Dave Codrea's Feed

DC Handgun Info

  • If you carry lawfully, why don't you carry a reload (speedloader or spare magazine)?
    I had a nicely researched blog post with at least five links to other vendors -- Foxx Holsters, CrossBreed Holsters, miscellaneous offerings from Amazon.com, etc. -- but LIVEJOURNAL just junked my entry.Instead I'll link to the best holster maker in…
    - 8 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 10:09pm -
  • if you own and carry a gun concealed, why don't you carry a spare magazine?
    When I carried (past) my 1911, I always carried a spare .45 ACP magazine in it. Why? You just never know. Magazines -- though made under careful quality control -- have been known to fail. A weld on the baseplate can give up at the wrong time, and yo…
    - 8 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 9:41pm -
  • Reminder: If you are a gun owner, you need instruction and information
    Even if you've lived around and/or owned firearms your whole life, you might have some bad habits that you don't even know about.If you are a new gun owner, you will want to inform yourself as much as possible in the safe handling and deployment of y…
    - 8 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 8:03pm -
  • The Very Latest: DC Carry Outside the Home??
    Due to a July 2014 court decision, DC residents MAY BE SOON PERMITTED to carry outside their homes. The DC Council has yet to promulgate regulations as the matter is not completely resolved through the courts. Previously, a DC resident could only def…
    - 23 days ago, 9 Aug 14, 10:24pm -
  • "Your First Gun" by Alan Corwin -- "Are You...GUNLESS? Is That Safe?"
    Alan Corwin has written many good guidebooks on both firearms and knife law. Check out his latest for the homeowner who is BEREFT of a gun: "Your First Gun"(IF you buy this book through my Amazon LINK BELOW, I'Il make a small percentage of the sale…
    - 49 days ago, 14 Jul 14, 10:02pm -
  • Heavy Discount on Used Police Glocks at GT Distributors
         NOTE: In some places in the US (Mass., DC, etc.), Glocks are not lawful to equip with factory normal-capacity magazines. You may have to buy reduced-capacity magazines from online vendors, like through Cheaper Than Dirt. Search the followi…
    - 67 days ago, 26 Jun 14, 8:46pm -
  • Mass Killings Have Been Stopped by Armed Citizens -- Thanks to SayUncle blog
    Good guys with a gun can stop bad guys with a gun. Here is a list of incidents:http://www.saysuncle.com/index.php?s=mass+murderers+armed+citizensThat SayUncle guy... Good stuff...
    - 79 days ago, 14 Jun 14, 12:04pm -
  • Joe Satriani "If I Could Fly"
    The very talented Satriani's guitar stylngs: http://youtu.be/nrEXnizgt9c (no video of him).
    - 86 days ago, 8 Jun 14, 4:43am -
  • Notes on Tackling for Women... By Ann Barnhardt
    I admire and you have to love a blogger who tells OTHER WOMEN how to effectively TACKLE a bad guy in a blog post entitled "Egg Salad"! From Ann Barnhardt.biz, read and heed point 2: http://www.barnhardt.biz/2014/06/02/egg-salad/
    - 86 days ago, 7 Jun 14, 5:31pm -
  • SigSauer 7.62xi Russian Reviewed Professionally
    As referenced in my May 7 post, the SigSauer 556xi Russian is a kickass rifle. Here is z review I found online...http://www.defensereview.com/sig-sauer-sig556xi-modular-multi-caliber-5-56mm-nato-300-aac-blackout300blk-7-62x39mm-russian-gas-pistonop-r…
    - 86 days ago, 7 Jun 14, 4:23pm -

Dustin's Gun Blog

  • Save Thousands on your Electric Bill
    I'd like to welcome our newest sponsor - Solar City.  When we sat down with our Solar City Rep he created a lease package for us that is going to save us Thousands of dollars on our...
    - 25 May 13, 1:52am -
  • Teacher Arrested in Kansas for Bearing Arms
    Do we create a "safe" environment when we disarm teachers and force them to be defenseless?  Or worse - arrest them?  I think not.  Not only is it unconstitutional to disarm our...
    - 25 May 13, 1:25am -
  • Turn in your Arms - the Government will take care of you
    Turning in weapons worked really well for the Native Americans didn't it?  Then again, maybe not.  If you have any doubts just look up Wounded Knee.
    - 1 May 13, 2:47pm -
  • RealBullet.com
    The folks over at RealBullet.com were kind enough to send me a few samples of their products to try out and review.   I am happy to say that after using the products that I received I am 100%...
    - 26 Apr 13, 4:00pm -
  • Guns in America
    The Blaze has a very cool series named Guns in America that is helping to spread truth and dispel myth.  Recent topics include Women & Guns, Gun Industry Employment, and Gun Ownership....
    - 26 Apr 13, 1:09am -
  • Standing up for Free Speech
    8th grader Jared Marcum was not the first youth to be unjustifiably disciplined for wearing an NRA Shirt, but I believe he may be the first to wear the exact same shirt on the very first day...
    - 25 Apr 13, 9:52pm -
  • Star Parker - Standing up for Gun Rights
    Three must see videos posted by gun rights activist Star Parker:
    - 22 Mar 13, 7:37pm -
  • Arizona Ranked #1 for Gun Owners
    Guns and Ammo ranked all of the States to see where gun owners enjoyed the most freedom, and I'm happy to report that Arizona was ranked number 1 on the list with 49 out of a maximum of 50 points!...
    - 20 Mar 13, 3:09am -
  • Equal Gun Rights!
    From the SAF. Find additional details at equalgunrights.com
    - 27 Feb 13, 7:57pm -
  • AZ Representative Harper Opposes War on 2nd Amendment
    Arizona Representative Harper:  The issue is Mental Health, not the 2nd Amendment:
    - 20 Dec 12, 2:58pm -

Empty Mags

  • SHM Loudener
    Snake Hound Machine has introduced a new muzzle device which was designed to do one thing: make your rifle louder. Why would you want to make your rifle louder? I love making noise, and I fully intend on picking one of these up sometime down the Se…
    - 22 Jul 13, 6:59pm -
  • Don’t Let Paintballers Touch Your Rifle
    I know playing paintball is fun, I used to do it all the time; but there is a good reason that your AR-15 doesn’t have some of the same features as your paintball gun. If you’re unfamiliar, some paintball markers (guns) come with a long trigger…
    - 19 Jul 13, 4:35pm -
  • Lacking a Warrant, PCSD Raids a House for Possible Domestic Violence
    Pima County Sheriff’s Deputies pulled a man and his wife out of their home and handcuffed them in the yard. There were Deputies with their service rifles trained on the couple while other members of the department searched their house with out a wa…
    - 18 Jul 13, 3:50pm -
  • “Get a Shotgun”, He Said…
    “Fire two blasts”, he said… Remember this? Just walk out on the balcony here, walk out and put that double barrel shotgun and fire two blasts outside the house. That’s what our Vice President recommends. When some scumbags were spotted possi…
    - 18 Jul 13, 3:22pm -
  • More on Gun Geolocation App
    Glad to see this app getting the reviews it deserves. From play.google.com: Some of the reviews: How many marks at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave? I rate one star only because you can’t rate no stars. What next, tatoos on all law abiding gun owners forehea…
    - 12 Jul 13, 5:37pm -
  • Geolocate Dangerous Guns?
    There’s an app for that. Geolocate Dangerous Guns and Owners with the Gun Geo Marker. Geolocation means marking dangerous sites on the App’s map so that you and others can be aware of the risks in your neighborhood. The Gun Geo Marker operates v…
    - 11 Jul 13, 6:44am -
  • Hornady Suspends Manufacture of Certain Ammo
    In an effort to produce and ship more of the commonly sought after ammunition that Hornady sells, they will be temporarily stopping production on less popular ammo so they can focus on making what people are after. As you are aware, 2013 has been on…
    - 10 Jul 13, 1:54am -
  • Archery and Your Gun
    I think I am somewhat of an anomaly as far as casual shooters go. I don’t use firearms for my job. I don’t shoot competitively. I shoot for fun and use firearms to hunt tasty meat. However, I’ve sent tens, if not hundreds of thousands of rounds…
    - 8 Jul 13, 5:22pm -
  • Chicken Wing!
    Chicken wings suck. Both the kind you eat and when shooting your rifle. Actual chicken wings are pretty useless. On a live chicken – their wings only allow them to fly short distances. That sucks. On your table – they are way to much work for th…
    - 8 Jul 13, 3:38pm -
  • Proposed New Tax on Concealable Guns
    Since banning guns outright seems to be losing traction, house democrats are again looking at a bill introduced in February that will add a 10% excise tax on concealable firearms. The revenue would then go to Eric Holder to use for a government spons…
    - 25 Jun 13, 6:47pm -

Eric Puryear's Feed

  • My Daughter Deserves Safety Just as Much as President Obama's Daughters
    President Obama is a long-standing opponent of gun rights. He has opposed concealed carry, going so far as to voice support for a Federal law banning concealed carry in every state. One would be hard-pressed to...
    - 11 Jan 13, 4:25am -
  • Mother shoots home invader in defense of her twins
    As reported, a Loganville, Georgia woman used her handgun to stop an intruder who broke in and pursued her and her children into the crawlspace.Police say that at about 1:00pm, the woman was home in her Loganville, GA...
    - 7 Jan 13, 2:26am -
  • Miami homeowner shoots naked burglar in self defense
    Police say that at about 5:00am, a homeowner on the 100 block of NW 56 Street awoke to the sound of his dog barking outside. The homeowner went to investigate and found a naked man choking his dog...
    - 3 Jan 13, 3:19am -
  • Texas homeowner shoots intruder in self defense
    As reported, a Harris County, Texas man used his gun to stop an intruder who broke in and refused to leave despite being warned:Police say that at about 2:00am, the homeowner awoke to the sound of glass breaking...
    - 1 Jan 13, 9:18pm -
  • Armed employee stops two business burglars
    A pair of intruders were stopped by an armed employee late on Friday night.Police say that just before 11:30 PM, a pair of burglars entered Sharp's Outdoor Power Equipment, located on the 5900 block of 4th...
    - 17 Apr 11, 2:59pm -
  • Store manager shoots armed robber in self defense
    The manager of a convenience store reportedly used his gun to stop an armed robber.Police say that a robber entered the Leal Food Mart on the 2100 block of Leal Street in San Antonio, TX during the night shift...
    - 1 Feb 11, 4:34am -
  • Armed convenience store clerk fends off armed robber
    A convenience store clerk reportedly used his gun to chase off a would-be robber who was armed with a gun.Police say that at about 7:00PM, a robber, who was dressed in black, armed with a gun, and...
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  • Burglar shot by armed homeowner
    A burglar was reportedly shot in self defense by a homeowner.Police say that a burglar kicked in the front door of a home in Fresno, CA and entered. Acting in self defense, the owner of the home reportedly...
    - 23 Jan 11, 2:17am -
  • Armed homeowner shoots home invader in self defense
    A homeowner reportedly used his gun to stop an early-morning intruder.Police say that just before 5:45AM, they received a 911 call reporting an in-progress home invasion on the 2100 block of Georgetown Blvd in Lansing, MI...
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  • Armed guest saves residents from a pair of armed home invaders
    A guest reportedly used his handgun to stop the two armed home invaders who knocked on the door and then rushed inside.Police say that just before 11:30PM, two home invaders armed themselves with a rifle and a pistol...
    - 6 Jan 11, 3:02am -

Firearms and Freedom

  • Next Time Someone Tells You CEO Pay Should go to Employees
    We repeatedly see complaints about how much CEOs are paid when the question of minimum wage hikes comes up, with the implication (or outright claim) that if the CEO and executives were paid less, the minimum wage hike wouldn’t be … Continue readi…
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  • Interesting experience at UW Madison
    I just got back from a commencement ceremony at UW Madison, and two or three times a speaker mentioned that President Obama visited the campus twice in the last year. The reaction was closer to what I would expect if … Continue reading →
    - 18 May 14, 2:07am -
  • This is Why They Say “Never Ask a Question You Don’t Know the Answer to”
    MSNBC anchor Contessa Brewer thought she could score some points against Republican Congressman Rep. Mo Brooks by snarkily asking “Do you have a degree in economics?” while she was interviewing him. His reply? “Yes ma’am I do, highest honors.…
    - 29 Mar 14, 4:35am -
  • More From My Sheriff

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  • Something New
    I just purchased my first turkey hunting permit. Looking forward to trying that, the time slot I have is for mid-May this year.
    - 20 Mar 14, 5:40pm -
  • Gratuitous Gun Pics
    I purchased this a while back to fill the 22 pistol slot in the Must Have Gun List. Ruger MK II with a 12 inch barrel and a Leopold 4 power scope. … Continue reading →
    - 18 Mar 14, 2:01am -
  • Voting Time Standardization
    There is a bill in the Wisconsin Legislature to standardize the voting hours for early voting in Wisconsin. In recent elections, the heavily liberal areas of Milwaukee and Madison have had much longer early voting hours, including weekends, where mos…
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  • Defending Hillary
    It doesn’t happen often, but in this case I completely agree with Hillary Clinton. She is drawing fire after comparing Russia’s moves in Ukraine to “protect” people there to what Hitler did at the beginning of World War II. The … Continue r…
    - 6 Mar 14, 5:40pm -
  • A Tale of Two Bills
    This week, Wisconsin assembly majority leader Bill Kramer was ousted due to allegedly groping one woman, and “verbally abusing” another. The Republican caucus voted unanimously to remove him. Contrast that with another Bill, Bill Clinton. There w…
    - 5 Mar 14, 6:40pm -
  • Who’s Really the Racist Here?
    Eric Holder is now trying to get 11 states to lift their restrictions on felons voting. Because it is somehow racist. This is the same guy that claims voter ID laws are racist. And that punishing students for WHAT THEY … Continue reading →
    - 13 Feb 14, 5:08am -

Minuteman Review

  • Aporkalypse Now
    I don't know about you but I think it should be illegal not to do this.
    - 12 Mar 13, 7:16pm -
  • MTV Warns America
    Ironic that this commercial was made during the Bush Administration, and Obama has only continued the same policies, but worse.
    - 16 Jan 13, 6:59pm -
  • Kudos to Ruger!
    http://www.ruger.com/micros/advocacy/takeAction.htmlThank you so much to Ruger for making it so easy for people to contact the President, Vice-President, your Senators, Representative, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, State-Level Elected Officials and…
    - 12 Jan 13, 8:05pm -
  • I need help loading the bullets into the clip
    I have this clip and some bullets and I just cannot figure out how you are suppose to load them. Can anyone help?Confused? Find out what the difference is between a "Clip and a Magazine".
    - 11 Jan 13, 12:12am -
  • Why Would a Gunowner Need More than 10 Rounds?
    Consider this, the woman shoots the intruder 6 times. He lays down and cries, and then gets up and leaves. What if there were more than 1 attacker? What if there were 3?
    - 10 Jan 13, 6:47am -
  • When They Come For Your Guns
    Although I am posting this after today's announcement that Obama could consider Executive Order to ram through some sort of gun law, I do not see an imminent ban of any kind on the horizon. I see the EO comments as the Executive branch's way of sayin…
    - 10 Jan 13, 3:18am -
  • Time to Choose

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  • Gun Grabbers Reveal Their Plan
    OK, it is fair to say that we knew their plan for a long time, if we were paying attention.We knew Obama wanted to disarm Americans and create more gun control. I knew many people throughout Obama's first term though, even gun owners, who told me tha…
    - 5 Jan 13, 11:49pm -
  • Join the NRA and get a Bass Pro Shops Gift Card
    Join the NRA for $25 and get a $25 gift card for Bass Pro Shops!https://membership.nrahq.org/forms/signup.asp?CampaignID=bassprowy
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  • Gun Control for Dummies

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Gears of Guns

God, Gals, Guns, Grub

  • 30 days with the New York Reload...
    I've carried a lot of different guns in even more different holsters over the years as a law enforcement officer in the 1980s and 1990s... to concealed carry in the 2000s, almost every day for over ten years now here in Ohio. I've carried full-size r…
    - 38 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 6:36am -
  • Keeping your doors closed...
    Most folks enter homes and buildings through doors... it's how we're trained since we could walk. Bad guys enter the same way most of the time. I'd like to suggest a few easy and inexpensive ways to slow down the bad guys when they try to get into yo…
    - 65 days ago, 28 Jun 14, 2:49pm -
  • Under construction...
    Several folks have emailed and sent Facebook messages wondering if I had given up on blogging... the answer is no, I still enjoy blogging, but the reality is two-fold.  The gals and I have launched some ambitious new projects here at home and I'll l…
    - 74 days ago, 19 Jun 14, 11:32pm -
  • Five guns for gals who carry...
    What gun should I get?  If I had a dollar for every time I was asked that question, the gals and I'd be living on a ranch out west by now.  There's an endless number of blog posts, gun magazine articles, online reviews, and opinions out there on th…
    - 2 May 14, 4:20am -
  • Bullseye and combat accuracy... you need both!
    My friend and I were out back on our shootin' range putting some lead downrange and the discussion of bullseye verses combat accuracy came up after some recent blog posts out there on the interwebs. I think both are important and I've used a lot of d…
    - 17 Mar 14, 12:00pm -
  • Buck Knives X-Tract
    The second knife I ever had as a kid growing up was a Sabre scout knife... or camping knife as we called it back them. That was a time when a child having a knife didn't result in a school lock-down and SWAT showing up. There are updated versions of…
    - 24 Feb 14, 1:00pm -
  • Training, Practice, and Conditioning for those of us who don't operate...
    "Bro, do you even operate?" says the bumper sticker of a local tactical wanna-be type... on the back of his jacked-up, never-seen-mud, black tactical Jeep Wrangler Rubicon with all the subtlety of an M1 Abrams tank in a McDonald's drive-thru during…
    - 17 Feb 14, 1:00pm -
  • Hothands Hand Warmers by HeatMax
    We've had one of the colder winters this year that I can remember in recent years. After about two hours on the outdoor shooting range this past Saturday with some good folks taking my NRA Basic Pistol/Ohio CCW course with a high temperature in the t…
    - 10 Feb 14, 1:00pm -
  • Ruger LC9 with Crimson Trace Laserguard
    Shooters in the world of concealed carry are much like Goldilocks... looking for that perfect handgun that isn't too hot or too cold... too big or too small. It's a hard combination to find... and the right solution for you doesn't necessarily fit ev…
    - 3 Feb 14, 1:00pm -
  • My gals hate pink...
    When I first met my wife back in the 80s... the days of shoulder pads... and not just for football players... stirrup pants, leg warmers, and big hair... like Barbara Mandrell... my gal was country when country wasn't cool. She's always worn a little…
    - 27 Jan 14, 1:00pm -

Gun Free Zone

  • newKids and Guns: Switzerland Style.
    A great pictorial via reddit.  I love this image in particular: Why? It shows that the rifle (SG550) comes with a Happy Switch – 3 round burst flavor. Can you imagine the manure-fit Moms Demand would have if we had the equivalent of Knabenschiesse…
    - 9 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 2:47pm -
  • newGun Porn: Holland and Holland .577 Howdah Pistol
      This is one of those guns that I have absolutely no practical use for, but I would love to have one. Pedersoli has the Howdah Hunter 20 Gauge Black Powder Pistol with Presentation Box and Accessories at a reasonable $949.99 at Cabela’s and it is…
    - 12 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 11:43am -
  • newBack in the Old Days
    From what I gather, the Junior Sales Club of America was designed for Kids to sell cards (blank, those were the day when people communicated via pen and a stamp) and after so many boxes sold, they got to select a reward. If you check the circled item…
    - 12 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 11:24am -
  • newMoms Demand: Taking the SuperMom thing a bit too serious.
    Trying really hard not to laugh:   Remember, they get all mad and pissy when they feel we are not taking them serious and accuse us of being sexist and misogynist plus a whole ‘nother truckload of adjectives. For people who are so conscious of the…
    - 13 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 10:55am -
  • Gun Motivator of the Day: Your Donation is Needed.

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  • Episode 2 | Gun Blog Variety Cast
    Episode 2 is up and ready for your listening pleasure. Play in new window or Download via Episode 2 | Gun Blog Variety Cast.
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My Gun Culture

  • A Big Little Surprise From Smith & Wesson: The New M&P22 Compact Pistol
    Yeah, I know, .22LR ammo is impossible to find. But the situation is getting better, and this fun new pistol comes with a starting supply of ammunition – 222 rounds of Winchester to be exact. Yep, it’s your birthday! If you keep up with the .22LR…
    - 4 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 1:15pm -
  • Holster Review: Simply Rugged Cuda IWB / OWB Holster
    Today’s neat holster design falls squarely into the “Duh! Why didn’t I think of that?” category. While Simply Rugged Holsters makes a number of different holster designs, the shiny one that diverted my attention away from the squirrel was the…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 4:15pm -
  • 7 Things To Know About the .357 Sig, Sort Of…
    .357 Sig is my favorite pistol cartridge. I don’t really know why, I just think it’s cool. Well, seriously speaking, it is a screamer with great street performance and the bottleneck design helps not only velocity, but feeding reliability. Develo…
    - 9 days ago, 23 Aug 14, 7:53pm -
  • Four Things You Can Do With a Rifle – Besides Hunt
    Barbara is more of a hunter than I am. In this issue of First Shots News, she’ll tell you how to get started. While I hunt a little bit, mostly ducks and geese, she’s hard-core and chases down ill-tempered wild boars with flint knives. That’s w…
    - 11 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 9:33pm -
  • 10 Reasons the Crimson Trace Midnight 3 Gun Invitational Is My Favorite Shooting Event
    I had the good fortune to compete in, and cover, the shooting community’s coolest adventure, otherwise known as the Crimson Trace Midnight 3 Gun Invitational. As the name implies, this is a full-blown outdoor 3 Gun match. The third annual Crimson T…
    - 12 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 9:03pm -
  • Sig Sauer’s P226 Elite SAO: Love Child of the 1911 and P226?
      There’s no doubt about the Sig P226’s status as a reliable and quality handgun. After all, hard-core gun users like Navy Seals and Texas Rangers use the P226, or in the military’s case, the MK25. Like most of the other Sig Sauer “P” mode…
    - 16 days ago, 16 Aug 14, 1:21pm -
  • Personality Quirks of the 300 AAC Blackout
    Like any gun and cartridge combination, the 300 AAC Blackout has its own personality. Getting to know a few of its character traits can save you a lot of time should things start to act wonky. Let’s take a look at a few of the more common potential…
    - 17 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 8:04pm -
  • These Sights Are Off!
    We humans don’t lack confidence. A couple of years ago, I was assistant coaching a youth Steel Challenge team. Every other week or so, we would get a new shooter or two, usually between the ages of 12 and 16. One week, I had a new young man, about…
    - 18 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 11:26pm -
  • We Test The New Smith & Wesson M&P22 Compact
    Getting home and tearing open Smith & Wesson M&P22 Compact box, my very first impression was, “Oh snap!” The next thought that crossed my mind was that this gun won’t be out of the box for six seconds before I’m compelled to attach a silencer…
    - 20 days ago, 12 Aug 14, 1:47pm -
  • 10 Things You Learn Carrying A Gun Daily
    Reflecting on my experiences carrying a gun daily for near a couple of decades, I figured out that I’ve learned a couple of things. Here’s a short list. 1. How clueless the average person is. I don’t mean this in an offensive way at all, I mean…
    - 24 days ago, 8 Aug 14, 1:21pm -

Gun Pundit

  • GSG Target 1911
    Imported by American Tactical Imports: Imported by American Tactical Imports: The GSG Target 1911 is ideal for plinking or competition shooters looking for solid reliability and consistent performance. Complete with custom target-style wooden grips,…
    - 14 Feb 14, 1:37pm -
  • Mayors Against MAIG
    15% of Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun mayors leave As it has broadened its attacks on lawmakers and Second Amendment groups like the National Rifle Association, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s aggressive “Mayors Against Illegal Guns”…
    - 13 Feb 14, 1:34pm -
  • Wolf Hunting Opponents Resorting to Lawsuits over Petition Collectors
    Wolf hunt opponents challenging Michigan law on collecting signatures for ballot questions LANSING – Animal rights groups opposed to the law authorizing wolf hunting in Michigan have filed a federal lawsuit challenging the state’s restrictions on…
    - 12 Feb 14, 2:59pm -
  • DesertTech Training
    Trailer for DesertTech’s new training program. Looks good. And fun....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
    - 12 Feb 14, 12:59pm -
  • MasterPiece Arms MPAR 6.8
    MasterPiece Arms: The MPAR 6.8 rifle is a superbly accurate rifle with a short stroke piston design and a lightweight, two-piece aluminum handguard with user located Picatinny rails and QD Mount. The MPAR 6.8 features an innovative front handguard ca…
    - 11 Feb 14, 2:29pm -
  • Be fashionable while you load your mags
    UpLULA in Color: Maglula added pink to the UpLULA color options some time back, but at the 2014 SHOT Show they were displaying the new brown option, as well. Adding color options to guns and gear is trending hot lately, particularly in the tactical m…
    - 11 Feb 14, 1:07pm -
  • I said no onions, dammit! [UPDATE]
    Wrong burger orders lead to shot being fired at Grand Rapids McDonald’s GRAND RAPIDS, MI — After receiving a series of incorrect burger orders, police say a Grand Rapids woman became verbally abusive and fired one pistol round into a McDonald’s…
    - 10 Feb 14, 3:15pm -
  • 18′ Python. Again.
    A Burmese phython found in Florida measured 18 feet, 2 inches, short of the state record by 6 inches Engineers in the Everglades stumbled upon a near-record-breaking Burmese python measuring more than 18 feet long during a routine inspection of levee…
    - 10 Feb 14, 2:59pm -
  • Viva Las Vegas
    SHOT staying in Las Vegas through at least 2018 The deal to keep the show at Sands Expo extended another year and will mean at least nine straight years in Vegas. SHOT is the largest firearms trade show in the world and the fifth largest trade show i…
    - 10 Feb 14, 1:29pm -
  • The Walking Dead
    Murdoc doesn’t watch a lot of TV, but when he was sick over the holidays he spent a few days watching the entire run of The Walking Dead. Pretty good, for the most part. He tries to ignore the fact that these people seem to be able to pick off zomb…
    - 9 Feb 14, 11:00pm -

Home on the Range

  • newLessons From A Rimfire - You, the Environment, and Darkness that Lurks
    I thought about this in early Spring, when the conceit of winter come on days of  false warmth that lure us outside, only to smite the unwary as we have seen time and time again.  I wonder, when people set out on their snowboard, in their truck for…
    - 4 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 7:07pm -
  • newBlog Meet!
    It was Indianapolis Blog Meet weekend.  Being the holiday weekend, quite a few folks were out of town, but we still had a pretty good group today after the Indy 1500 Gun Show.Tam, Old Grouch, Roberta, Kerry (our long-standing official lurker), anon…
    - 24 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 11:46pm -
  • Bullets and Biscuits
    It's Indy 1500 gun show weekend, so there's lots going on and a lot of friends in town. So I didn't miss out on the fun, Partner drove down from the Range and is spending the weekend at the crash pad with me while someone watches our place, so he…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Aug 14, 2:07pm -
  • Canines - Fill in the Blanks
    click on picture to enlargeNouns -  gun safe, ball, friend, couch potato, shoe, wiener, pot-roast, beer, toy, hippie, pointer, mailman, playmate, shepherd, bone, doghouse, toy.Adjectives:  floppy, miniature, hyper, happy, difficult, stinky, farting…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 9:21pm -
  • On Origins
    We sometimes go through our whole lives maintaining a single belief.  Some is written in the Good Book, some scribed on our heart or etched in tears.Some are tales to be told.  My daughter Brigid Jr., as she is known here, was adopted into a family…
    - 3 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 12:12am -
  • Important Update on The Book of Barkley
    Folks, just an FYI that the Book of Barkley is going to second print.  Obviously, being a total unknown, they didn't print up all that many for the first run, but I think most of you that ordered, have got your copies though I have heard from a cou…
    - 4 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 11:48pm -
  • Scents of Memory
    I choose many things by the scent of them. Scent is the key part of taste. People that lose their sense of smell often lose their enjoyment of food. Smell is transport or torment, as simple as hunger, as complex as love. Scent is memory, simply the w…
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 12:31am -
  • Barkley Memories - Lessons in Mythology
    In classical mythology, Cerberus was the hellhound who guarded the entrance to the underworld, and greeted people at home that wanted to date my teenage daughter.--Brigid Jr, and Barkley, on one of her many  trips to visit while she was at Bosto…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 3:09am -
  • Kindred Spirits - SciFiChick
    The message came in late Sunday at a time of day when the world lay in shadows even if I felt that nothing could go wrong, after a wonderful weekend with friends, my husband safely home.  It was my friend Kymber, from up in Canada, former military,…
    - 7 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 12:48pm -
  • Steam-Punked Sunday
    I hit paydirt on fun this weekend.  After Saturdays activities with Partner in Grime, today I got to hang out with someone who was not only partnered up with me at work for five years, back in the day, but was, and is, still like family. Like…
    - 8 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 11:04pm -

Jerking the Trigger

  • Shellback Tactical News and Labor Day Deals
    Shellback Tactical has reduced the price on their Ranger Scalable Plate Carrier to $229.99 to $239.99 depending on the color. This is a great carrier that is well supported with accessories that allow you to scale up the level of protection. There is…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 1:00pm -
  • The New and Improved TACO
    HSGI’s TACO magazine pouches are already pretty good. I use them on my MOLLE belt so I can switch easily between AKs and ARs without much fuss. These improvements are subtle but welcomed. From HSGI… SWANSBORO, NC –  26AUG2014 – High Speed Ge…
    - 3 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 10:00am -
  • Aero Precision Expands .308/7.62 Offerings
    Aero Precision has been venturing deeper and deeper into .30 caliber territory. They have now released their versions of all of the major components required to build an AR-10 rifle including the M5 upper and lower receivers, stainless and CMV barrel…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 9:00pm -
  • Malkoff Devices M91B
    Malkoff Devices has upgraded their M91 Dropin for Surefire Lights (and others). It now features a new emitter, the Cree XP-L, which results in a tighter, farther throwing beam. The output is approximately 825 measured out-the-front lumens at the m…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 4:00pm -
  • Battle Arms Development Enhanced Pin Set – Titanium
    Battle Arms Development has rolled out the new weight saving titanium version of their Enhanced Pin Set! The new BAD-EPS-Ti are machined from grade 5 titanium, left with a natural finish and weight about half of what their steel counterparts weigh. T…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 10:00am -
  • Whiskey Two-Four Laser Cut Hypalon Chest Rigs
    Whiskey Two-Four is now offering their laser cut Hypalon chest rigs in a variety of sizes. These fully MOLLE compatible rigs are light weight and durable thanks to their Hypalon construction. They also feature male top buckles at the correct spacing…
    - 4 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 9:00pm -
  • UCP-Delta M43 Cap from Slangvel
    Slangvel is part gear maker and part historian. He makes hats and other gear in several interesting and obscure patterns plucked from the pages of history. He also tends to work in modern, historical, and unique camo patterns. He has limited numbers…
    - 4 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 4:00pm -
  • Mystery Ranch Alpine Lid
    The Mystery Ranch NICE Day Pack Lid is a pretty solid piece of gear. It adds 900 cu-in of additional capacity to your pack and makes a decent little stand-alone pack for when you don’t need your main pack. However, that functionality comes at the c…
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 10:00am -
  • Lancer Systems L7AWM 7.62 20rd Magazine
    Lancer’s new L7AWM 20rd Magazine for AR-10 style rifle that use SR25 pattern magazines is now available. Like previous Lancer magazines, the L7AWM uses both metal and polymer to create the body of the magazine. The top of the magazine, including th…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 9:00pm -
  • V7 Weapon Systems Adds ROSCH Works Products
    Two of the most innovative manufacturers of AR-15 parts and accessories have teamed up. V7 Weapon Systems is now offering V7 branded versions of the excellent ROSCH Works SLM-1 light mount and C7 Compensator. I previously reviewed the SLM-1 and found…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 4:00pm -

Arms Vault

  • newAction Target New Stall Design for Indoor Shooting Ranges
    Action Target announces a new modular shooting stall for indoor shooting ranges Action Target releases the Defender™ Shooting Stall, a modern shooting stall designed for easy customization PROVO, Utah – Sept. 1, 2014 – Action Target announced M…
    - 12 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 11:00am -
  • Save the Date for Camo Tuesday at MidwayUSA!
    MidwayUSA is excited to announce the third annual Camo Tuesday™ – The First Official Shopping Day of the Fall Hunting Season. Summer is quickly drawing to an end which means your next hunt is just around the corner. This year, Camo Tuesday™ w…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Aug 14, 4:30pm -
  • Gorilla Ammunition Remanufactured 300 Blackout Ammunition
    Vero Beach, Fl  – Gorilla Ammunition announces their line of 300 Blackout ammunition with remanufactured brass cases. The remanufactured 300 BLK ammunition still undergoes their stringent quality assurance process and is loaded to the same specifi…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 4:29pm -
  • Gorilla Ammunition Labor Day Sale
    Gorilla Ammunition has announced their Labor Day Mega Sale! Simply use the following discount code to get 10% off your ammunition purchase! Gorilla Ammunition Labor Day Mega Sale Details Company: Gorilla Ammunition Discount: 10% off Discount Ends:…
    - 3 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 1:54am -
  • Colt Extends Free Carhartt Jacket Promotion
    Colt Extends Free Carhartt Jacket Promotion Just in Time for Fall WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (Aug. 29, 2014) – Just in time for the shift from summer to fall, Colt announced that it has extended its current promotion in conjunction with Carhartt® throug…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 10:19pm -

Legally Armed in Detroit

  • NRA Range Safety Officer (RSO) Certification - Sat. Sept. 13, 2014 - Tuition $125 - Detroit, MI
    NRA Range Safety Officer (RSO) Certification Class Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 8amThe nine hour course is designed to provide candidates with the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shootin…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 6:28pm -
  • Pre-Order Your Black LAID T-Shirt Today! Only 4 Days Left!
    PRE-ORDER PAGEGet Your Legally Armed In Detroit Gear Today!As low as $19.99 USD per Shirt + $6 First Class P&H per ShirtPre-order period: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - Wednesday, September 2nd, 2014.Estimated Shipping Date To Customers: Monday, Septe…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 5:39pm -
  • Rick Ector to Speak About Personal Protection at 2014 Fuller Woman Expo in Detroit
    Reminder: Rick Ector will be speaking on the topic of Personal Protection at this year's International Fuller Woman Expo in Detroit tomorrow, August 30th, 2014.The day's events start at 10am - The Carr Center - 311 E. Grand River. The event is FREE.…
    - 3 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 3:44am -
  • LAID's Rick Ector Takes ALS Iced Bucket Challenge
    On August 22nd, 2014, Rick Ector from "Legally Armed In Detroit" (LAID) accepted Randy Samona's ALS Iced Bucket Challenge. As a consequence, I challenged NRANews' Colion Noir to accept my challenge.Moreover, as a result of my participation in the cha…
    - 3 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 2:50am -
  • LAID's Rick Ector's Take on the Tragedy at the Burgers and Bullets Gun Range in Arizona
    Tragedy in ArizonaIn a tragic incident, a nine year old girl unintentionally shot and killed her Firearms Instructor with a fully automatic firearm. It is a tragedy. My thoughts and prayers are with the family of the instructor, the girl, and both fa…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 8:01pm -
  • Name That Firearm Safety Violation: Bullets and Burgers Gun Range
    In the following photo, which fundamental firearm safety rules, if any, are being violated?The following is a promotional photo from the web site of the AR "Bullets and Burgers" gun range.If you can't see the image, visit our Detroit Michigan CCW Cla…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 7:48pm -
  • Name That Firearm Safety Violation: The Expendables III
    In the following photo, which fundamental firearm safety rules, if any, are being violated?The following is a promotional photo from the movie The Expendables III.If you can't see the image, visit our Detroit Michigan CCW Class blog site.About The Au…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 7:44pm -
  • Rick Ector to Appear on "Let It Rip" Tonight to Discuss Tragic AZ Firearm Training Incident
    I am on "Let It Rip" tonight (August 28, 2014) to discuss the tragic training incident involving a nine year-old girl and a fully automatic firearm in AZ. Show starts at 10:30pm EST. For my friends outside the local viewing area catch it live online:…
    - 4 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 8:58pm -
  • Pre-Order Your L.A.I.D. Black T-Shirt Today!
    PRE-ORDER PAGEGet Your Legally Armed In Detroit Gear Today!As low as $19.99 USD per Shirt + $6 First Class P&H per ShirtPre-order period: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - Wednesday, September 2nd, 2014.Estimated Shipping Date To Customers: Monday, Septe…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 3:12pm -
  • I Dare You To Read This Post To See If You Are As Pro-Gun As Rick Ector!
    Today, there is a meme floating all over Facebook whereby posters are sharing how "Detroit" they are by recalling either their childhood memories or experiences about growing up in our city.Alternatively, I thought that I would change it up a bit if…
    - 47 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 3:24am -

Learn About Guns

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

  • ATF form 5 and Form 9 returning in September 2014
    ATF is pleased to announce the return of the following eForms to active service: ATF Form 5 on 8/27/2014, ATF Form 9 on 9/2/2014, and ATF Form 5300.11 (AFMER) on 9/5/2014. Please note that at this time no date has...
    - 4 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 1:38pm -
  • Nolo Says Don't Create A Gun Trust With Their Products
    Today I ran across an entry on Nolo's website addressing the appropriateness of using their living trust software, commonly referred to as Quicken, or Will Maker, to make a Gun Trust. The same issues would exist for Legal Zoom or...
    - 11 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 2:13pm -
  • Gun Trust and ATF 5320.1 Form 1 Approval in 35 days
    I recently published an article on Gun Trusts and an amazing 1 day approval. I felt that this was an unusual circumstance and decided to submit an electronic ATF Form 1 back on July 26th using my personal Gun Trust...
    - 29 days ago, 3 Aug 14, 9:51pm -
  • Federal court upholds Florida Law limiting Doctor's gun inquiries with patients
    The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta has ruled a Florida law restricting what doctors can tell patients about gun ownership to be constitutional on Friday. The court ruled this law legitimately regulates professional conduct and does not…
    - 34 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 12:15pm -
  • What to do if your ATF eForm is rejected.
    One of the benefits in using a Gun Trust is that you are able to submit electronic applications with the new ATF website. This is possible because a Gun Trust does not require a CLEO signature nor fingerprints. Currently only...
    - 57 days ago, 6 Jul 14, 12:22pm -
  • ATF eForms Approval for Gun Trust in only 1 Day
    One of our clients submitted an application to build a Form 1 on June 24, 2014 and was surprised when they checked their email the next morning and found that the ATF had approved the application to build the SBR....
    - 67 days ago, 26 Jun 14, 4:58pm -
  • ATF eForms adds Form 1 for Gun Trusts and time to process applications reduced.
    Today I received an announcement and verified that you can now process Form 1s online again. For those with a Gun Trust, you can now process these electronically again. Still no word on when Form 4s will be available to...
    - 69 days ago, 24 Jun 14, 5:56pm -
  • Can a Gun Trust own or Possess an SBR in IL?
    As of January 1, 2013 it became legal persons with a C&R license to purchase, transfer, make, possess, and use an SBR in IL. The Law is poorly written and only indicates that it restricts possession. While it has been...
    - 69 days ago, 24 Jun 14, 1:20pm -
  • Supreme Court Decision on "Straw Purchases" Does Not Make Firearms Gift Purchases Illegal
    Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a case involving a Virginia man who could legally purchase a firearm and did so for an uncle from Pennsylvania. Even though the Pennsylvania man who ultimately bought the gun was not...
    - 70 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 8:59pm -
  • Florida to Discuss Hunting with Suppressor Next Week
    I received an email regarding a clarification of the previous version of this blog. The email I received was to clarify what was happening and stated that there will be discussions with their Commissioners to let them know that they...
    - 83 days ago, 10 Jun 14, 6:55pm -

Notes From the American Outback

  • Not to forget MIss Mags!
    Miss Mags. She is not the outdoor dog that the other two are. We hit some pretty cold weather, even got snowed on, and she found herself much happier in the trailer. I think the trailer is her favorite place in the whole world.I shouldn’t blame thi…
    - 84 days ago, 10 Jun 14, 12:36am -
  • The venerable .45 Colt
    I haven’t written on a gun topic in a very long time. But here’s a recent addition to the stable that I thought some folks might enjoy seeing.It’s one of the Lipsey’s special-run Rugers on the smaller, flat-top frame, of which I am a great fa…
    - 85 days ago, 8 Jun 14, 4:28pm -
  • Emma
    While Jack had nothing but exuberant enthusiasm for our recent two-week-+ trip into wild places, Emma ran him a close second with her quiet, but intense, enjoyment of places that she loves.Emma is twelve-and-a-half, which is getting up there for Shor…
    - 85 days ago, 8 Jun 14, 3:35pm -
  • Jack the Ham
    Those who know Jack know that he is the consummate ham. Point a camera at him and he starts posing. Where this comes from I have no idea-- except perhaps that I give him a firm "Whoa!" when he is in a position I like for the camera.He was in heaven o…
    - 86 days ago, 7 Jun 14, 11:33pm -
  • The High Country
    Trying again with the pics.The Wyoming high-country is addictive. I've got some things that have to be done this week coming up, but then we are going to go back. Perhaps for the rest of June. The dogs seem to like it as much as I do. Jack especially…
    - 86 days ago, 7 Jun 14, 11:23pm -
  • Untitled
    Good grief! Has it been that long? Well, it is what it is so no apologies.The pupz and I have just returned from a two-week-+ roll-about to try to shake off a bad case of cabin fever induced by a pretty bad winter. The trip was a great success. All w…
    - 90 days ago, 3 Jun 14, 11:30pm -
  • And yet again...
    By now everyone who checks in here from time to time must be downright sick of seeing this damn windpump. I can only plead that it is in my "front yard" (285 yards away) and I can't help photographing it in the myriad different lights that play upon…
    - 21 Oct 13, 3:02am -
  • You asked for it!
    Well, not everybody asked for it. But BobF said a recent pic of Jack afield would make a good oil. So I whipped out my pallette, squirted some oil paints on it, found my mink-hair brushes, and dashed off a quickee. Enjoy, Bob.(You might have to click…
    - 20 Oct 13, 5:18pm -
  • The long road home
    Last week I had to take Jack to the vet for his routine rabies shot. None of the other dogs needed anything so he and I made the trip alone. Our regular vet is 80 miles away. There is one closer, only 35 miles, but I like the regular vet to see the d…
    - 15 Oct 13, 3:18pm -
  • Autumn sunset
    The other day we had a wonderful golden sunset. This is common this time of year. But it is a fleeting thing, gone in a minute or less. I sometimes see a really fine one, but by the time I get the camera it is gone. But that's what a photographer doe…
    - 15 Oct 13, 3:02pm -

Of Arms and Law

  • newArmed Self Defense Moments
    Ohio: two perps try to abduct a woman walking her dog. She draws her gun, and they reconsider.Florida: armed robber enters jewelry store, pulls gun on 89 year old WWII vet. The vet grabs perp's gun, draws his own .38, and puts six rounds into per…
    - 21 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 2:39am -
  • For reference re: justifiable homicide
    In the dispute over how many self-defense cases occur, one data point often cited by those seeking to minimize the number is the FBI Uniform Crime Report's count of justifiable homicides (a legal category that includes self-defense). This is usually…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 6:45pm -
  • $100 traffic citation removed to US District Court
    Washington, DC. Federal employee gets into a minor fender-bender, gets a $100 traffic ticket. Alleging he was on duty at the time, the Dept of Justice appears on his behalf and gets the traffic ticket removed to U.S. District Court. (It later recons…
    - 4 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 9:20pm -
  • "The Heroes of the Right of Self Defense"
    It's a blog post by Prof. Nick Johnson of Fordham Law. He discusses Otis McDonald and Shaneen Allen (who faces a mandatory three year jail term for having driven into NJ with a firearm for which she had a PA permit to carry concealed)."So another…
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 3:51am -
  • "The Second Amendment's Defining Moment"
    An interesting article by Frank Miniter. The part I found most amusing:"[A] mainstream reporter next to me in the press section gasped, "Oh no," when Justice Anthony Kennedy hinted that he believed the Second Amendment to be an individual right whi…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 5:22pm -
  • Law review: Resistance of lower courts to Heller & McDonald
    "RESISTANCE BY INFERIOR COURTS TO SUPREME COURT'S SECOND AMENDMENT DECISIONS," by Alice Beard, in Tennessee Law Review. It takes an optimistic view of long-term trends. At the moment, judicial recognition of the 2A as an individual right is relativel…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 5:00pm -
  • Cuomo: Remington moving had nothing to do with NY gun law
    Rather funny. Remington decides to move its AR-15-making operations to Alabama, and with it 2,000 jobs. Cuomo's reaction:"We have been talking to Remington about rehabbing and redoing their facility in New York. It is a very important part of New Y…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 3:42pm -
  • CalGuns & SAF win against Calif. waiting period
    Filed this morning, Silvester v. Harris (Eastern Dist. of Cal) looks like a solid win (after you go through all the pages detailing California's unbelievably complex answer to trying to prevent bad guys from buying guns). It finds the "cooling off"…
    - 7 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 8:22pm -
  • An interesting demographic
    Washington state is involved in a battle over Initiative 541, a lengthy antigun measure... and, as David Workman reports, a study of contributions in support of it finds that 84% of contributions came from ten zip codes in urban and suburban Seattle…
    - 8 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 2:01am -
  • Bloomberg leaving office... with a private security force
    Self protection, like laws, are for the little people.
    - 10 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 9:34pm -

Gun Politics NY

  • newAstorino shoots in Wild West Shooting Gallery
    Rob Astorino demonstrates his target shooting skills at the Schaghticoke Fair.
    - 10 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 1:56pm -
  • FSCUC GOTV billboard
    The Federated Sportsmen’s Clubs of Ulster County have this billboard up along Rte. 299 in Kingston.
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 1:32pm -
  • Another MAIG member arrested
    Yet another local member of Mayors Against Illegal Guns has been arrested: “Former Binghamton Mayor Matt Ryan (D) is facing harassment charges after a fight in a town of Barker bar last week … Troopers said Ryan got into an argument over politics…
    - 4 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 4:46pm -
  • Field report from Long Island
    I spoke with one of our members from Long Island who works for another non-gun special interest who informed me that he interviewed candidates for his organization and they all told him that as they’re going door to door the hot button issues peopl…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 7:50pm -
  • Koppell claims he wrote the SAFE bill
    Back in April Alex Crohn took credit for authoring the SAFE bill.  Now, Oliver Koppell says he did it: “… The debate continued with Senator Klein and candidate Koppell upgrading themselves on their accomplishments over their opponent, with candi…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 5:22pm -
  • Remington’s move to AL was political
    Alabama’s news media is more honest than New York’s.
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 12:23am -
  • A big FUAC from the NY Times
    The New York Times just gave a big F.U.A.C. to Governor Cuomo by refusing to endorse him in the primary. Read their op-ed here.
    - 6 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 8:11pm -

Rob Reed's Feed

Romeo Tango Bravo

  • July 4, 1776
    The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America,When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the e…
    - 59 days ago, 4 Jul 14, 12:51pm -
  • Outbreak Omega 6 :: AAR
    On June 27th and 28th Ahlaman's Gun Shop and Range in Morristown, MN hosted the sixth interration of DPMS's Outbreak Omega Zombie shoot. There had been a one year hiatus between the fifth and sixth year event due to the gun craze of 2013. I was worri…
    - 59 days ago, 4 Jul 14, 12:34pm -
  • Ammo-BOSS: Gunner's Mate Crowd Funding Campaign
    The Ammo-BOSS: Gunner's Mate is the invention of Todd from Strike Hard Gear. It's a shotgun shell holding and delivery device and Todd needs help covering the funding for initial production costs.Check out the Crowd Funding Site HERE!
    - 85 days ago, 8 Jun 14, 11:46am -
  • Increase the Magazine Capacity in your Sig Mosquito and Smith & Wesson M&P-22 Pistols!
    The conversion allows for 14+1 in the SIG Mosquito and 15+1 in the Smith & Wesson M&P-22 Pistol.SIG MosquitoSmith & Wesson M&P-22Colt/Walther/Umarex 1911
    - 87 days ago, 6 Jun 14, 9:43pm -
  • HK VP9 :: First Impressions
    A few days ago Modern Service Weapons informed us of Heckler & Koch's newest pistol; the VP9. Today I had the opportunity to handle one. My time spent with the VP9 was brief but can share a few observations.Red Recoil Spring (nice touch)The trigger i…
    - 87 days ago, 6 Jun 14, 11:28am -
  • Armageddon Tactical GMS-15 Review
    Armageddon Tactical GMS-15I was excited when Armageddon Tactical contacted me and asked if I'd like to try their new charging handle design. I had seen some pictures on the internet over the previous days of their GMS-15 (Gas Management System) and b…
    - 89 days ago, 5 Jun 14, 1:49am -
  • 2014 NRA Annual Meeting: Ares Defense SCR
    MSRP: $865 2014 NRA Annual Meeting Mega Post
    - 8 May 14, 11:32am -
  • 2014 NRA Annual Meeting: Noveske Signature Ammunition from Nosler
    2014 NRA Annual Meeting Mega Post
    - 7 May 14, 8:24pm -
  • 2014 NRA Annual Meeting: Burris Optics
    2014 NRA Annual Meeting Mega Post
    - 7 May 14, 8:23pm -
  • 2014 NRA Annual Meeting: FNH-USA AR-15
    2014 NRA Annual Meeting Mega Post
    - 7 May 14, 8:23pm -

Rustmeister's Alehouse

  • CMP Update - Slim Pickin'
    via emailLIMITED INVENTORY AT CMP STORES(March 2013):RIFLES: The CMP currently has over 12,000 unfilled orders for rifles, ammo and other items. We also still have thousands of M1 Garands. These rifles all require inspection and repair and grading be…
    - 20 Mar 13, 3:04am -
  • CMP Update - IH Garands
    via email AGUILA .22LR AMMO. As is the case with many other sellers of .22LR ammo, the CMP has been sold out. We had posted information that we were expecting a resupply in April or May. The distributor has just informed us that the manufacturer…
    - 12 Mar 13, 12:04am -
  • CMP Update - Ammo Rationing
    Aguila .22LR Ammunition.  The CMP is sold out of caliber .22 rimfire ammunition. The manufacturer, Aguila, has advised that the earliest we can expect resupply is late April, 2013, at slightly higher pricing. We are still accepting orders and wi…
    - 5 Feb 13, 1:09am -
  • CMP Update - New Yorkers Pay Attention!
    As a result of the NY SAFE Act of 2013, effective immediately, all NY customers purchasing any CMP rifles, to include the M1 Garand, to be delivered in NY must have the rifle shipped to a NY licensed FFL dealer in NY for compliance with SAFE Act…
    - 31 Jan 13, 2:53am -
  • The Newest Example...
    ... of "Beclowning Oneself"  HAS to go to Piers Morgan after his Twitter exchange with Dana Loesch, and others. Here's my favorite:Sorry. For exposing your lack of knowledge of guns. He said that after incorrectly using the term "assault rifle"*, ma…
    - 14 Jan 13, 1:36am -
  • Thank You, David Gregory...
    ... for proving to the world that laws against ammunition magazines exceeding 10 rounds is one of the stupidest and most useless laws on the books. You shouldn't be arrested for having one on your show, in blatant violation of Washington DC's law aga…
    - 14 Jan 13, 1:19am -
  • CMP Update
    via email:The Board of Directors and the CMP staff take this opportunity to thank all our customers and competitors for their support in 2012 and wish everyone a very prosperous year in 2013. Order and email backlog. Although the staff worked man…
    - 5 Jan 13, 1:40am -
  • Michael Moore is a Big Piece of Shit
    Here's why (this time) - Michael Moore's New Years Resolutions: 4. Stop saying, "I support the troops." I don't ... why would anyone sign up for this rogue organization? Because they - aww, never mind. You wouldn't understand. You're so far remove…
    - 1 Jan 13, 9:33pm -
  • RIP Stormin' Norman
    My commander: .
    - 28 Dec 12, 1:21am -
  • Happy New B'ak'tun
    I guess that's the way to say it..
    - 21 Dec 12, 6:30am -

Semi Automatic Heart

  • Louisiana: East Baton Rouge Parish received 558 assault rifles from federal defense program

    Louisiana: East Baton Rouge Parish received 558 assault rifles from federal defense program

    Making mountains out of molehills, this is the breakdown for "Red Stick" and other areas. Note that the graphic used is from someone woefully firearms ignorant, showing a California DOJ photo of a California "crippled" AR-15 with a "bullet button" in…
    - 12 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 9:07am -
  • AR-15: School Police will be "authorized" AR-15's; Democrats resist (CA)

    AR-15: School Police will be "authorized" AR-15's; Democrats resist (CA)

    *Campus PD with an AR-15* Typical Los Angeles B.S., where the Criminals are better armed than the Police, and the Politicians pefer it that way... (S9)---Beginning this school year, campus police in the Compton neighborhood of South Central Los Ange…
    - 12 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 8:24am -
  • AR-180: Armalite's Other Black Rifle

    AR-180: Armalite's Other Black Rifle

    *AR-18 stock folded*A pal owned one of these, back when you could buy these types of firearms in California before the faked hysteria that later resulted in the semi-auto ban(s). I always enjoyed shooting it and regret not getting one when I could, b…
    - 39 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 4:55am -
  • AR-15: (USA-Video) Albuquerque Police to be issued 300+ AR-15 Rifles

    AR-15: (USA-Video) Albuquerque Police to be issued 300+ AR-15 Rifles

    *Cops:Biscotti-Espresso-AR15's: The New Normal?*The usual hysterics ensue due to local  police choosing to issue rifles rather than let officers carry personally owned patrol rifles, a simple accounting measure is now a sinister "plot" as seen by th…
    - 48 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 7:02am -
  • Semi-Auto Long guns seized in crime "Negligible", despite U.S. contrary propaganda & Hollywood; handguns predominate

    Semi-Auto Long guns seized in crime "Negligible", despite U.S. contrary propaganda & Hollywood; handguns predominate

    *Say Hello to my totally illegal black market Grenade Launcher/M16 Machine-gun that you can not buy over the counter, but the lying gun confiscators hope you are stupid enough to think anyone in the USA can*  When it comes to Semi-Auto rifles (One s…
    - 77 days ago, 17 Jun 14, 3:41am -
  • Kiwi's to get new rifles to replace Steyr's, other weapons

    Kiwi's to get new rifles to replace Steyr's, other weapons

    Kiwi forces are ditching worn out Steyrs for new rifles, and other firearms. Word on the jungle telegraph is that the Snuffies were not all that happy with them to begin with, although they remain superior to the SA-80 Bullpups the Brits have suffere…
    - 77 days ago, 17 Jun 14, 2:27am -
  • Chi-Com UN Troops conduct live-fire drill in Africa

    Chi-Com UN Troops conduct live-fire drill in Africa

    Chi-Com "Peacekeepers" bring their big-bore magazine fed blasters with them to Mali. These look suspiciously similar to Barrett .50 BMG rifles and mount huge optics (probably reverse engineered, like the M-4 Carbine knockoffs they quietly manufacture…
    - 77 days ago, 17 Jun 14, 1:46am -
  • Ban Semi-Automatic, Automatic firearms: Obama

    Ban Semi-Automatic, Automatic firearms: Obama

    How much more do you need to "prove" when he blatantly says it?. Ban and confiscate on the Australian model, 2nd Amendment be dammed, the fact that these are rarely used in crime, and the fact that the majority of Americans do NOT want this also be d…
    - 80 days ago, 14 Jun 14, 7:31am -
  • AK47: 45 AK-47 rifles recovered from NPA Communist Guerrillas (Phillipines)

    AK47: 45 AK-47 rifles recovered from NPA Communist Guerrillas (Phillipines)

    *NPA with Nam era M-16 and Type56 Chi-Com AK folder*Philippine Forces bravely continue the fight against archaic retro communist insurgents. Even the former Viet-Cong regret what they got after Communists took control, NPA epitomize the concept of "s…
    - 83 days ago, 11 Jun 14, 4:48am -
  • AR-15: AZ Police to get new AR pattern Rifles

    AR-15: AZ Police to get new AR pattern Rifles

    Using proceeds from seizures of criminal assets, the San Luis Police Department is buying 30 military-style assault rifles for its officers. The city council recently approved the purchase of the AR-15-style rifles from Tucson-based Sionics Weapon…
    - 83 days ago, 11 Jun 14, 3:53am -

T.A.G.

  • Aimpoint Micro H-1 Red Dot Sights
      The Armory Group, Inc carries a variety of Aimpoint optics and accessories. One of the most popular 1x sights on the market, the Micro H-1 is a hardy quality optic that required little space on your rifle and can be used for a wide variety of appl…
    - 6 Sep 12, 3:57am -
  • Magpul SGA Stocks IN STOCK!
        Our Web Store is now online and carrying over 2000 of your favorite products! Currently in the spot light is the Magpul SGA stock system for the popular Remington 870! They are in stock and ready to ship to you! Remember that any order $200 or…
    - 4 Sep 12, 7:56pm -
  • Things to Remember….
      Things to Remember:   1. Safety First 2. T.A.G. Web Store Coming Soon!
    - 9 Aug 12, 12:36am -
  • T.A.G. Web Store Coming Soon!
        The Armory Group, Inc’s Web Store will soon be coming on line carrying over 1500 different products varying from Handguns, Rifles, and Ammunition to Flash Lights, Clothing, and Training Videos. The T.A.G. Web Store was built with the customer…
    - 12 Jul 12, 8:19am -
  • Trouble Shooting: Find the Right Caliber and Handgun for You
      Choosing your first firearm can be a very difficult task, but is even more difficult when you have injuries or a disability. Look around the blogosphere, firearm related forums, or walk into any gun store and you will be blasted with dozens of opt…
    - 6 Jul 12, 7:50pm -
  • Does the Gun Industry Respect Women?
        There have been women in the shooting industry for a very long time: Store owners, competition shooters, instructors, enthusiasts, and CCW holders. This isn’t anything new in the slightest. Our social media based society has allowed us to see…
    - 28 Jun 12, 12:15am -
  • Violent Crime Continues to Drop as Gun Sales Rise
      The FBI has recently released its Preliminary Annual Uniform Crime Report for 2011. Violent crime in 2011 dropped by 4% from the 2010 numbers. Making this even more enjoyable is that the report also shows that this is the 4th consecutive year of s…
    - 19 Jun 12, 9:14pm -
  • Sean Michael Combs: Open Carry, Michigan Law, and Consequences
      Sean Michael Combs was arrested on April 13th for publicly carrying a loaded M1 Garand in Birmingham Michigan. Combs is an 18 year old high school student who receives good grades and participates in track and field. Michigan law does not prohibit…
    - 18 Jun 12, 10:06pm -
  • Texas Triggers: Top Shot for the Rest of Us
      Texas Triggers is a new shooting facility and training center founded by Colby Donaldson the host of the popular show Top Shot. Top Shot is probably the best of the currently running shooting reality shows because of the exciting and difficult sta…
    - 18 Jun 12, 4:03am -
  • New DDM4 Rail from Daniel Defense
      This week Daniel Defense released their new DDM4 Rail series to ship ONLY with complete upper receivers or complete rifles. Hopefully, this decision to sell the rail as part of a kit is just marketing and we will see the rail as a separate accesso…
    - 15 Jun 12, 8:01pm -

The Bluff

The Defensive Handgun Blog

  • ANNOUNCEMENT
    We've Moved! Our new blog address is www.defensiveforce.com/blog. Please update your links!Also, Defensive Force Instructors LLC has a new home on the web: www.defensiveforce.com. CLICK HERE for information about our upcoming courses and dates.*NO…
    - 28 Jan 11, 6:10pm -
  • CLE for Virginia Gun Law
    I am happy to announce that we are filling out the forms for CLE credit for Virginia. If you want to register for the October 23rd seminar, and want CLE credit for it, the fee is $125. We are submitting an application for 2.5 hours of CLE credit. Sor…
    - 29 Sep 10, 1:21am -
  • Where Even Prosecutors Can't Carry
    Uncle links to a story about a man who fires some warning shots because a gang of, well, gang members was threatening him. The comments discuss the wisdom of warning shots and legal implications.Here's some additional background. The Nassau County DA…
    - 9 Sep 10, 12:22pm -
  • Required Reading for Concealed Carry
    Here is a good write-up of a self-defense shooting that went to court twice. HT Snowflakes in HellThe defendant, Mr. Hickey, was involved in a self-defense shooting when he was attacked by three neighbors in his own driveway. He was charged with aggr…
    - 7 Sep 10, 1:18pm -
  • SIRT Pistol for Training
    Caleb has a post up on the SIRT pistol, a dedicated dry-fire handgun that shoots a laser out the barrel whenever the gun is "fired."While this seems like a good way to train, I'd be afraid that it would make me look for the laser and not call my shot…
    - 7 Sep 10, 12:42pm -
  • Malum Prohibitum
    The NY Times reports that Chicago's gun ordinance, as well as state gun laws, aren't successfully used to deter violent crime. HT Uncle.“We do bypass our ordinance because the penalties are more serious under state laws,” Ms. Hoyle said. “But t…
    - 1 Sep 10, 11:38am -
  • Chesapeake Shooting Ruled Justified
    The shooting in Chesapeake earlier this month has been ruled justified. Decent coverage here and here. Sumdood fired shots at armed citizen while said citizen was standing outside his family's home. Armed citizen, a concealed handgun permit holder, r…
    - 31 Aug 10, 2:17am -
  • Reloading Shotgun for 3-Gun Competition
    Here's a good video from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit on speedloading your shotty for 3-gun. Looks like a good gig if you can get it.Here's another good video with a breakdown of the shooter's technique.Permalinked for future reference.
    - 28 Aug 10, 10:22pm -
  • Getting Out of Traffic Ticket by Carrying a Gun
    Extreme Tolerance relates his story of getting out of a ticket by virtue of legally carrying a gun. The officer that pulls you over will know as soon as he looks up your license plate that you have a concealed carry permit, which with many cops is a…
    - 27 Aug 10, 11:25am -
  • Galil Ace and Krebs AK
    Galil Ace Rifle over at The Firearm Blog.As he puts it, "the consumer AK accessory industry is sure to start producing handguards, pistol grips and stocks for dressing up a AK-clone as an Galil Ace."That already exists. Here is the Krebs Custom AK ri…
    - 26 Aug 10, 12:49pm -

WR2A: The CT Experience

  • New Theme: Goran
    Announcing Goran, a new free business theme available for WordPress.com sites!
    - 4 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 3:00pm -
  • Projects Around the World
    People who publish on WordPress.com are active around the world: following their passions, telling important stories, and helping others.
    - 6 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 3:00pm -
  • Ferguson: Ten Bloggers Speak Out
    In the days since Michael Brown's shooting, bloggers have taken to their sites to share their thoughts on race, violence, media, and more.
    - 10 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 3:00pm -
  • Early Theme Adopters: Isola
    In our Early Theme Adopters series, we focus on bloggers creating great sites with recent additions to the Theme Showcase. A month after its release, we revisit Isola, a free minimalist theme.
    - 13 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 3:30pm -
  • Ten Illustrators To Follow Now
    Welcome to the whimsical world of illustration on WordPress.com.
    - 17 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 3:00pm -
  • New Theme: Sketch
    Whether you're a professional illustrator, an aspiring photographer, or a painter, Sketch will ensure your portfolio looks stunning.
    - 18 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 5:00pm -
  • Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 3
    10 of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress.
    - 20 days ago, 12 Aug 14, 3:05pm -
  • Field Notes: BlogHer ’14
    I laughed, I cried, it was better than Cats. I'd spend a weekend at BlogHer again and again!
    - 24 days ago, 8 Aug 14, 4:00pm -
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The Swiss Gun Blog

  • Why gun control is evil
    Had there been only one armed law-abiding citizen on Utøya, that could have made all the difference.
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  • Guns don’t kill people

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  • Unwählbar / non éligibles
    Les élections au Conseil national approchent. C’est donc une bonne occasion de se souvenir des politiciens qui ont été en faveur de l’initiative pour le désarmement de la population. Je liste ci-dessous ici également les quelques parlementai…
    - 4 Oct 11, 8:04pm -
  • Security delusion
    Recently, I spent a few days in a large western city. While I was standing at one of its famous squares waiting for a friend in order to have a few drinks (was a great evening, thanks!), a military patrol just walked by. A team of three men in V form…
    - 17 Sep 11, 12:41pm -
  • Tintin était pro-armes
    Tintin était pro-armes. Vous souvenez-vous de l’aisance dont il fait preuve lorsqu’il s’arme de six-shooters en Amérique du Nord? Ou la familiarité évidente qu’il a de porter un shotgun dans les Andes ainsi que la tenue de l’arme juste…
    - 19 Aug 11, 10:37pm -
  • Norway massacres: like livestock waiting at the slaughterhouse
    The terrible massacres in Norway (currently the casualties are estimated at almost a hundred) lead to a few observations from my side: - Soft targets are what terrorists attack. This is not new and has been clear since the Mumbai attacks in 2008 at t…
    - 24 Jul 11, 12:52pm -
  • Autodéfense “à l’américaine”
    Un commentaire en passant sur cet élément dans l’argumentation du tribunal cantonal vaudois dans le cas mentionné ci-dessous à propos du droit de porter une arme à des fins de défense personnelle: Pour appuyer le refus de la police vaudoise,…
    - 5 Jul 11, 4:59pm -
  • Some info on Swiss gun law
    Here’s some information on gun legislation in Switzerland I was asked via email. The questions are in bold and the answers are just below. •Non-lethal defensive devices like pepper spray are allowed in most Cantons or are being deregulated in the…
    - 5 Jul 11, 10:20am -
  • Protection personelle réservée à ceux qui peuvent se le permettre
    Ci-dessous un article intéressant paru dans 24heures qui illustre bien comment le soi-disant “droit” de porter une arme est vidé de son sens en Suisse et perverti en faveur d’une minorité privilégiée qui a les moyens de se payer des gardes…
    - 5 Jul 11, 10:12am -
  • Animistische Hoplophobie
    Letztes Wochenende fand in Zürich mal wieder eine dieser unsäglichen Waffeneinsammelaktion statt. Bei solchen Anlässen kann man die Waffen und Munition, die man besitzt, gratis zur Verschrottung abgeben.  Ich frage mich schon, ob die Leute sich j…
    - 23 May 11, 7:47pm -

The War on Guns

  • newBecause We're Raging Racists
    Who let's this crazy Marxist bigot get away with this vile, subversive crap in the name of education? [More]The Establishment Elites:Emory University alumni include a Vice President of the United States, a justice of the Supreme Court of the United S…
    - 6 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 5:50pm -
  • newA Special Kind of Stupid
    And this is one of our leading "Authorized Journalists." with opinions on the matter and everything. [More]
    - 6 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 5:26pm -
  • newYesterday on Talking Guns
    Today was a bitter sweet show as it was the last live show on KFNX 1100AM. Kate was joined by David Codrea of War on Guns and John Longenecker Author of CPR Corollary to end the show with a few callers to say goodbye. Check out the archives... [More]…
    - 9 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 2:14pm -
  • newNot Me!
    Sorry, guys. That's not my article you link to.  That's not my writing you quote. [More]
    - 9 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 2:02pm -
  • newA Plea for Help
    Brian Aitken's new bride has breast cancer. [More]Her family is raising money for treatment.[Via bondmen]
    - 10 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 1:36pm -
  • newZip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah
    Neat tricks, if they're dumb enough to leave your hands in front of you. [More]I operate under the assumption that if a predator tries to bind me, that will be my last chance to fight.
    - 10 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 1:30pm -
  • newWe're the Only Ones Getting You All Choked Up Enough
    Ronald Singleton, 45, died in police custody on July 13, four days before a man in Staten Island died after police put him in a choke hold, a case that sparked national outrage. The Staten Island death also was declared a homicide, and is under inves…
    - 10 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 1:11pm -
  • newLest Ye Be Judged
    “The fact that she refused the urine and the blood test is gonna keep people wondering.” [More]Funny, how they have no problem knowing their own rights.[Via Florida Guy]
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  • newWe're the Only Ones Handling Enough
    While police were handling the crowd, Williams was able to run off with his hands still handcuffed behind his back, officials said. [More]Who was handling whom?[Via Florida Guy]
    - 11 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 12:22pm -
  • newWhy Republicans Need to Become More Moderate and Inclusive
    So Democrats can get elected, of course. [More]It still surprises me, how many dopes keep falling for it when urged toward the squishy center by newspapers, party-infiltrating moles, and just plain idiots.  You'd think I'd be too jaded for that by n…
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The Liberty Zone

  • Choices
    I’ve always been called judgmental. I’ve been told that unless I have walked a mile in another person’s shoes, I have no right to judge. I’ve been told I’m heartless and that I should just forgive. I do not. This is a story of two kids from…
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  • Another Slap Upside the Raisins for Bloomberg
    This isn’t about guns this time, although it’s nice to see Bloomberg’s nanny statism thoroughly spanked in every arena possible. No, this time I got a note from my old friend Alex – a doctor, by the way, and an avid gun rights supporter, as w…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 4:46pm -
  • Trouble in Paradise
    Many of you know that I’ve been writing for Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership for about four months now. JPFO is an amazing organization! It was founded 25 years ago on the principle that our rights should never be compromised away. I…
    - 10 days ago, 23 Aug 14, 12:26am -
  • Kroger Rejects Statist Mommies
    This is my latest entry for the JPFO blog. Kroger Rejects Statist Mommies. The butthurt on Twitter is real. The whining, petulant, statist Moms just can’t seem to get over the fact that there are businesses out there who respect everyone, not just…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 2:29pm -
  • Maryland Judge Upholds Ban of Weapon Hardly ever used in Murders
    A federal judge last week upheld Maryland’s “assault” weapons ban – a prohibition on nebulously-named “assault” rifles and and magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds. State officials claim the law will ward off mass shootings…
    - 16 days ago, 16 Aug 14, 11:49pm -
  • MDA’s latest blood dance shows absolute stupidity
    If you live outside Virginia, you probably haven’t heard about a murder-suicide that took place in Culpeper last week. According to reports, the bodies of Clarence and Shauna Washington, both 35, and their three daughters — 4-year-old Olivia, 6-…
    - 20 days ago, 12 Aug 14, 10:00pm -
  • I’m back, and here’s an update
    Those of you who were hoping I’ve died off or got sick of blogging, too bad! I’ve just been working hard at three jobs – you know… Millions of liberals rely on my taxes! No, I’ve just been tired and busy, and having thyroid issues with no r…
    - 23 days ago, 9 Aug 14, 6:09pm -
  • Service members, consider yourselves warned
    This company and others like it target young, inexperienced service members and then victimize them, no matter where they may be. USA Discounters – unfortunately headquartered here in Virginia – along with Freedom Furniture and Electronics and M…
    - 37 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 12:23am -
  • Remember Original Keyless?
    That fraud of a company owned by a Nicole Cucuzza that tried to steal my money without sending me merchandise and then ignored all attempts at communication until I outed her scamming ass? Well guess who got a letter from the Office of the Arizona At…
    - 38 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 11:42pm -
  • Something good out of something bad
    When you lose an animal, part of your heart gets torn out. They really are furry children, who rely on humans in every way, and when they take you as their human, they hold your heart in their furry little paws forever. That’s how I’ve felt all w…
    - 38 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 9:11pm -

Traction Control

  • newToday’s New Additions: 9/1/2014
    SCOSU823 $1,055.99 SilencerCo Salvo Shotgun Suppressor, 12 Ga, User Serviceable Variable-Length Configurations from 6.42″ to 12.19″, Aluminum and Stainless Steel Construction, Hard Coat Anodized Finish SCOSU75 $440.99 SilencerCo 22Sparrow Rimfire…
    - 6 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 5:41pm -
  • More New Additions: 8/31/2014
    KNAC30733-1-BLK $1,373.99 Knights Armament Company 762QDC/CQB Rifle Suppressor, 7.62 mm, 1.45″ Diameter, 6.43″ OAL, Black Finish, QDC (Quick Detach Coupler) Muzzle Device Attachment, Muzzle Device Included KNAC30192-1-BLK $1,314.99 Knights Armame…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Aug 14, 8:45pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 8/31/2014
    AACO102283 $1,440.99 Advanced Armament Corp MK13-SD Rifle Suppressor, 300 Win, 300 AAC Blackout, 1.5″ Diameter, 9.5″ OAL, 8.9″ Added, Gun-Kote Finish, 90T Attachment AACO102262 $586.99 Advanced Armament Corp 556-SD Rifle Suppressor, 5.56 MM, 51…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Aug 14, 4:50pm -
  • Remember, Only .005% of Americans Were at the Boston Tea Party
    A new study claims that the preferences of the average American have only “statistically non-significant impact upon public policy”. That’s the thing about Americans, though. When times get tough, we stop being average. From IMAO
    - 2 days ago, 31 Aug 14, 12:23am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 8/30/2014
    SW150145FC-A $948.99 Smith & Wesson Model 29 Double Action Revolver, 44 Magnum, 6.5″ Barrel, Carbon Frame, Blue Finish, Wood Grips, 6 Round Capacity, Adjustable Sights, Wood Box MPIMAG529 $22.99 Magpul Industries ASAP- Ambidextrous Sling Attachment…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 2:04pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 8/29/2014
    SFPROCOMP-556-12-28 $41.99 Surefire PROCOMP Muzzle Brake, 1/2 x 28 RH Threads, 556 NATO, Black Finish SB44A $32.99 Sellier & Bellot Pistol Ammunition, 44 Magnum, 240 Gr Soft Point, Box of 50 Rounds MRDE357GO $1,644.99 Magnum Research Desert Eagle MK1…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 10:35am -
  • Today’s New Addition: 8/28/2014
    WNXB1200TG $5.99 Winchester 3Gun, 00 Buck, 12 Ga 2.75″, 9 Pellets, Box of 5 Rounds SG227R-45-TAC $924.99 Sig Sauer P227 Full Size DA/SA Semi-automatic Pistol, 45 ACP, 4.4″ Barrel, Alloy Frame, Black Finish, Two 10 Round Magazines, Night Sights SB…
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 5:36am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 8/27/2014
    REMPRH300WC $37.99 Remington Hypersonic, 300 Win Mag, 180 Gr., Bonded Hollow Point, Box of 20 rounds REMCHD38SBN $21.99 Remington REM CMP Ultimate Home Defense, 38 Special +P, 125 Gr., Brass Jacketed Hollow Point, Box of 20 Rounds BU200154 $216.99 Bu…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 6:27am -
  • If You Already Own a Gun, Federal Judge Says Making You Wait 10 Days to Get Another One Is Unconstitutional
    h/t Reason Magazine: If You Already Own a Gun, Federal Judge Says, Making You Wait 10 Days to Get Another One Is Unconstitutional The law was challenged by Jeff Silvester and Brandon Combs, California gun owners who would like to buy new firearms wit…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 11:04pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 8/26/2014
    WN535206220 $957.99 Winchester Repeating Arms M70 Extreme Bolt Action Rifle, 308 Win, 22″ Barrel, Stainless Steel Finish, Synthetic Stock, 5 Round Capacity, No Sights WA2796341 $510.99 Walther P99 Full Size Double Action Semi-automatic Pistol, 40 S…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 11:46am -

Virginia Shooting Sports Association

  • Arizona Range Tragedy Prompts Look at State Laws on Minors and Long Guns
    Sebastian found this piece on the Washington Post Wonkblog yesterday that looks at state laws related to minor possession of rifles and shotguns.  The Wonkblog post was prompted by the tragic shooting of a range instructor in Arizona on Monday when…
    - 4 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 3:43pm -
  • NRA and Moms
    Fastcompany.com has this article about NRA's marketing and suggests they are targeting moms as a response to the supposed success of Moms Demand Action:The National Rifle Association doesn't make its demographic makeup public, although you'd be har…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 6:55pm -
  • DC Asks Federal Judge to Reinstate Carry Ban
    The Washington Post reports that attorneys for the District of Columbia formally asked U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Scullin on Monday to reconsider his July opinion striking down the city’s ban on carrying handguns in public. In a 21-page legal…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 1:13pm -
  • Meet the Real Michael Bloomberg
    The Washington Post Politics Blog reports that the NRA has launched a new ad campaign targeting Michael Bloomberg.  The first ad takes derogatory comments Bloomberg made about one of the largest counties in Colorado to show the elitist attitude the…
    - 12 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 11:35am -
  • Pro-Gun Chafin Wins Puckett Seat to Keep State Senate in GOP Hands
    Delegate Ben Chafin (R-Russell County), won a special election Tuesday for former state Sen. Phillip Puckett’s (D-Russell County) Southwest Virginia seat, which means Republicans will maintain control of the State Senate and keep a pro-gun majori…
    - 13 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 10:49am -
  • News21's"Investigative" Series on Gun Rights vs. Gun Control
    An outfit called News21 has an "investigative" news series called Gun Wars: The Struggle Over Rights and Regulation in America.  The pieces were posted on the organization's web site over the weekend and are running on news web sites like NBCNe…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 5:10pm -
  • Six Flags Eats Crow
    Last week, Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey expelled retired Marine Mario Alejandro for wearing a T-shirt he received as a Father's Day gift.  The shirt was purchased from a nonprofit organization that supports Marines.  A security guar…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 1:34pm -
  • Virginia Firearm Sales Level Off to Pre-2013 Levels But Still on Pace to Be Second Best Year in History
    The Richmond Times Dispatch has this story today that notes 2014 firearm sales are running approximately 23% lower than the same period in 2013:Gun transactions have fallen every month from Jan. 1 through the end of July compared with the same period…
    - 15 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 10:00pm -
  • VSSA Life Member Steve Halbrook on CSPAN Sunday
    Second Amendment Scholar and VSSA Life Member Steve Halbrook will be on C-SPAN2's BookTV Sunday, August 17th at 5:00 pm ET (2:00 pm PT).  The program is a broadcast of a recent Independent Policy Forum with Halbrook, author of, Gun Control in the…
    - 17 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 12:42pm -
  • Universal Background Checks and the Black Market for Guns
    Forbes Magazine's Frank Miniter wrote this piece sharing more information from his new book The Future of the Gun.Miniter interviewed ATF staff to find out their views on how criminals get guns.  He also interviewed some former inner-city gang membe…
    - 18 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 5:42pm -

Yankee Gun Nuts

  • newUse of Deadly Force Against An Unarmed Assailant
    Andrew Branca posted this at Legal Insurrection. It is an important issue, and one that is not addressed adequately in the training that a person receives when they get their gun permit. It is also not a scenario that most people prepare themselves f…
    - 13 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 10:52am -
  • Jeff Cooper: A Bigger Jerk than I Thought…
    My non-membership in the cult of Jeff Cooper is well-documented. While I credit Cooper for his early contributions to training, his lack of real-world experience made me hesitant to take his endless advice at face value. Also, aside from training, I…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 8:26pm -
  • Anti-Gun RINO Goes Down
    Connecticut held its Republican primary for the upcoming election for Governor, to see who would face the embattled Democrat Dannel Malloy in the fall. It goes without saying that Dan Malloy, the anti-gun, tax-happy, stuttering father of a drug-deale…
    - 18 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 1:21am -
  • Use Enough Glass – Selecting a Spotting Scope
    If you are going to do any long-range hunting, or if you want to improve your marksmanship beyond 50 yards, you need a spotting scope. You can’t learn & grow your skills if you can’t see what your current performance is. Not knowing where your la…
    - 39 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 1:38am -
  • Cheap Guns
    Kahr Arms has been pursuing a 2-tiered product strategy for a few years now. When they entered the market, they sold high-quality pistols at pricepoints higher than Glock.  They now sell a high-end version of a gun, as well as a low-end version.  T…
    - 58 days ago, 5 Jul 14, 1:21pm -
  • The Great .22 Rimfire Ammo Shortage of 2014
    Well, most of the ammo shortages that we have experienced over the last few years are not a problem at the moment. We visited Hoffman’s in Newington, CT over the weekend and they had virtually every handgun & longarm ammo conceivable.  Pallets, li…
    - 89 days ago, 5 Jun 14, 1:24am -
  • Open Carry Zealots Screw Up (Again)
    No matter how many times the pouty Open Carry zealots lose a battle or make the gun-owning public look bad, they never seem to connect the dots between their stubborn attention-whoring behavior and the clear negative consequences that they cause. Did…
    - 20 May 14, 9:46am -
  • Ammo Bingo
    I have read a lot of articles about the ammo shortage.  Some on the internet, some in glossy gun magazines.  Lots of people claim to be able to explain the situation, but no one seems to be able to point to any proof that they are right. 2 weekends…
    - 8 May 14, 1:46am -
  • Guns for the mentally ill
    After the latest shooting at Fort Hood, which was committed by a mentally-ill soldier with a spotty performance record, who was on numerous psychotropic medications, who never saw any combat (and thus the anti-military liberals cannot chalk up the cr…
    - 8 Apr 14, 12:57am -
  • The Experts Agree: The 1911 Sucks!
    I promised Crapgame that I wouldn’t gloat. But a very well-known gunblogger and 1911 gunsmith has come out against the 1911 design: Hilton Yam: My Personal Path Away From The 1911 SaysUncle picked up the story, and it’s going to get a lot of atte…
    - 6 Mar 14, 8:02pm -

The State of Guns

  • Federal Judge Blocks California’s Restriction on Gun Purchases

    Federal Judge Blocks California’s Restriction on Gun Purchases

    California’s gun-control proponents have suffered another setback. A federal judge, Anthony Ishii, has ruled that the state cannot force gun buyers to wait for a 10-day period to pick up weapons they purchased if they already own a gun or have a li…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 2:43pm -
  • The Deadly 7 mm Brenneke

    The Deadly 7 mm Brenneke

    The science behind Europe’s most loved hunting calibre Wilhelm Brenneke was born in Hanover, Germany in 1865. As a boy he was interested in archery, both competitive and bow hunting. Although he worked as a bookseller, his interest in guns and the…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 6:47pm -
  • Browning A5: Autoloader with High Warranty

    Browning A5: Autoloader with High Warranty

    The last year’s IWA 2013 Outdoor Classics saw FN Browning company from Herstal, Belgium overwhelming its competition. Heavy lies the crown, and whoever plays the game of thrones either wins or dies. That is why the people from Browning marked the 4…
    - 10 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 6:09pm -
  • Long Barreled Revolvers

    Long Barreled Revolvers

    Czech arms manufacturer, Alfa-Proj from the city of Brno has recently made some interesting revolvers. They were presented on the 2013 IWA, where the company celebrated its 20 year anniversary. Elegant and “By the Book” Most remarkable revolvers…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 4:12pm -
  • FN SCAR: This is my Rifle this is my Gun…

    FN SCAR: This is my Rifle this is my Gun…

    For the last two decades the US Army has been rearming its special forces units and some of those new weapons even made it into the infantry corps. Although some blamed the Army command for being weapon-chauvinistic, the fact that our troops use Belg…
    - 20 days ago, 12 Aug 14, 6:26pm -
  • STI Tactical 4.0 and Spartan III

    STI Tactical 4.0 and Spartan III

    The Georgetown company, “STI International” makes some very good combat pistols.Their tactical line is made up mainly from long barreled models with single or double stack magazines. Here, we’ll focus on two that use Colt M-1911 design and Euro…
    - 24 days ago, 8 Aug 14, 5:53pm -
  • South Carolina mentally ill not allowed to buy guns – a year’s success

    South Carolina mentally ill not allowed to buy guns – a year’s success

    In 2013, Alice Boland, who gain notoriety for threating to kill the president of the US some years before, managed to get her hands on a .22 caliber pistol, point it at an administrator in a school in Charleston and even pull the trigger. However, du…
    - 26 days ago, 6 Aug 14, 3:03pm -
  • Single Shot Low Caliber Rifles Chiappa and KSA

    Single Shot Low Caliber Rifles Chiappa and KSA

    The first .22 LR model that we would like to draw attention to is Italian-made Chiappa rifle, known as the Little Badger. It’s a single shot, folding rimfire rifle, which is quite small when folded, making it very easy to carry around in a backpack…
    - 30 days ago, 2 Aug 14, 7:36pm -
  • Army Ranger Wing of the Republic of Ireland Military Forces

    Army Ranger Wing of the Republic of Ireland Military Forces

    The purity of our hearts, the strength of our limbs and the commitment to our promise. This is the motto of the Army Ranger Wing and it is inscribed on their flag. The words are taken from an old Irish Fianna poem (Fianna – groups made out of six l…
    - 33 days ago, 30 Jul 14, 2:33pm -
  • AK-47s Flying Off Shelves Following Sanctions Announcement

    AK-47s Flying Off Shelves Following Sanctions Announcement

    The fashionably named  Cold War II speculations are pretty much all the rage in discussion on politics these days, however, there is one piece of Russian gun-tech that seems to spark the curiosity of Americans even more than usual. It is the world-f…
    - 35 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 3:38pm -

The Old Gunhand Blog

  • Gun raffles entice US voters
    Gun sweepstakes have been a feature of life in parts of the US for years. But now elected officials offer guns as prizes for prospective voters. ...read more Continue reading →The post Gun raffles entice US voters appeared first on The Old Gunha…
    - 87 days ago, 7 Jun 14, 4:50am -
  • When guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have Leathermans (-men?)
    Generally, when you convince yourself that you are the Son of Lucifer, no good comes of it. An intermittently insane man in a tiny rural New Hampshire town attacked an elderly lady philanthropist with a Leatherman utility knife, mortally wounding her…
    - 87 days ago, 7 Jun 14, 2:49am -
  • Jonathan Richards: Good Guy/Bad Guy

    Jonathan Richards:  Good Guy/Bad Guy

    ...Read more: Gun Control, Open Carry, Nra, Guns, Politics News ...read more Continue reading →The post Jonathan Richards: Good Guy/Bad Guy appeared first on The Old Gunhand.
    - 87 days ago, 7 Jun 14, 1:49am -
  • Just Another Defensive Gun Use (of the Day)
    Crime report via arlnow.com ROBBERY BY FORCE, 140602055, 2700 block of S. Adams Street. On May 30 at 11:30 pm, a 27 year old victim was allegedly forced into his apartment by four subjects and robbed of his wallet and ... Read More ...read more Cont…
    - 87 days ago, 7 Jun 14, 1:49am -
  • Shop Talk: Affordable Optics

    Shop Talk: Affordable Optics

    Are affordable sights good? Do they work? Are they a good option for more expensive options? We talk about affordable optics in this episode of Shop Talk.The post Shop Talk: Affordable Optics appeared first on Bearing Arms. ...read more Cont…
    - 87 days ago, 7 Jun 14, 1:49am -
  • Kakadu Conceal Carry Gear

    Kakadu Conceal Carry Gear

    A great company called Kakadu makes some really fashionable conceal carry gear. Vests, jackets, and briefcases are in their product line. Here I'll be talking about two items, the Kakadu Hoover Vest and the conceal carry briefcase. First, the Hoover…
    - 87 days ago, 7 Jun 14, 12:49am -
  • Michigan Firearms Records Confidentiality Package Passes Both Chambers

    Michigan Firearms Records Confidentiality Package Passes Both Chambers

    Youth Firearm Education Bill Still Awaiting Senate Action.NRA – ILACharlotte, NC –(Ammoland.com)- Yesterday, the final three bills included in the Firearms Records Confidentiality Package, Senate Bills 49, 834 and 881, passed in the Michigan…
    - 87 days ago, 7 Jun 14, 12:49am -
  • Boko Harum Murders Hundreds of Nigerians. Where’s the Coverage?
    “The militants arrived in Toyota Hilux pickup trucks — commonly used by the military — and told the civilians they were soldiers ‘and we are here to protect you all,' the same tactic used by the group when they kidnapped ... Read More ...rea…
    - 87 days ago, 7 Jun 14, 12:49am -
  • Take a spin with Dubai’s $6.5 million police fleet supercars (VIDEO)
    The Dubai police force are the proud owners of a “super fleet,” a mass of high end sports cars from all over the world. And that's a great way to get new recruits.“You know, URL. Sometimes it's almost too much for me.”“You mean the respe…
    - 87 days ago, 7 Jun 14, 12:49am -
  • It's the Murderer Stupid
    On a recent Friday, as people began celebrating their extended Memorial Day weekend, one demented little narcissist took a knife and slaughtered 3 innocent people in the opening act of a really bad play he called his " Day of Retribution. ...read m…
    - 87 days ago, 7 Jun 14, 12:49am -

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