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Western Rifle Shooters Association

  • What Are We Allowed To Say?
    A long read for your Saturday morning coffee, courtesy of Maggie’s Farm. Without free speech, everything else is for naught. As the former West will learn. In its death throes.
    - 1 day ago 24 Sep 16, 4:09am -
  • Frank Pinelander Sends
    From over the transom: Run them over. “Demonstrators who engage in civil disobedience – defined as non-violent unlawful action as a form of protest – are not protected under the First Amendment. People who engage in civil disobedience should be…
    - 1 day ago 24 Sep 16, 3:50am -
  • Autodelegitimization: It’s Not Just For Gubmint
    Via Twitter.
    - 1 day ago 24 Sep 16, 3:33am -
  • Fred: An Obsolescent American Military – Bombing Everything, Gaining Nothing
    (Painful Russian propaganda pointing to this WiB article, which is even more painful) Opener: What, precisely, is the US military for, and what, precisely, can it do? In practical terms, how powerful is it? On paper, it is formidable, huge, … Conti…
    - 1 day ago 24 Sep 16, 3:18am -
  • New Improved Clinton – With Even More Trustiness
    Can’t embed, so click for the Twitter vid. That will leave a mark. Which is why the PTB are in the process of dismantling the Internet. They can’t take the brutal power of distributed citizen media.
    - 1 day ago 24 Sep 16, 2:50am -
  • WeaponsMan: When Stopping On Patrol
    More important instruction. This material will be on the final exam. Count on it.
    - 2 days ago 24 Sep 16, 12:24am -
  • Day By Day
    From Chris Muir.
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 10:40pm -
  • Flyer Printing At Home
    CAMI sends. Got samizdat?
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 4:55pm -
  • All Blacked Out
    Z Man ain’t the only one. Some practical advice from Cold Fury and from Bracken. Related: ZH – What They Aren’t Telling You About The Charlotte Riots
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 1:32pm -
  • Quote Of The Decade
    “…You can look up any dictionary definition of martial law you like, but living under such oppression first hand is as good of an explanation as you can get: absolute arbitrary rule by the government with a gun potentially pointed … Continue re…
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 3:48am -

Patriot Rising

The Armed Lutheran

  • Mid-Week Meditation #6 – What Does it Matter?
    In this week’s meditation, Lloyd considers a question he heard several times over the past couple of weeks: what does it matter, as long as you are a Christian? Download this EpisodeThe post Mid-Week Meditation #6 – What Does it Matter? appeared…
    - 3 days ago 22 Sep 16, 5:01am -
  • ALR Episode 36 – Do Christians Have a Right to Self-Defense?
    On this week’s episode we discuss the goofy gnostic musings of a gay Presbyterian who thinks that Bible-believing Christians have no right to defend their lives, homes, or property. A look at my violent allergy to jazz hands, and great...The post…
    - 6 days ago 19 Sep 16, 5:01am -
  • Mid-Week Meditation #5 – The Battle-N-Benton
    This week we look back at the third annual Battle-N-Benton IDPA Championship and the road I took to get there. It’s all about change, accepting your weaknesses, and working to improve. Congratulations to Sgt. Bill Silvia for winning High Law...The…
    - 10 days ago 15 Sep 16, 5:05am -
  • ALR Episode 35 – Is Carrying a Gun a Christian Right?
    Pastor John Bennett returns so you get full-strength, unadulterated Armed Lutheran Radio this week. You’ll hear about layers, pro-gun bumper stickers, shooting on the move, teaching our kids about guns, and how a pastor in the Wisconsin Synod think…
    - 13 days ago 12 Sep 16, 6:00am -
  • ALR Episode 34 – How to Teach Kids About Evil

    - 20 days ago 5 Sep 16, 5:01am -
  • Mid-Week Meditation #4 – Win the Race to the Phone
    Today’s Mid-Week Meditation is a little different. I was finished with Episode 33 of Armed Lutheran Radio when I had the honor of interviewing Paul Lathrop, founder and co-host of the Polite Society Podcast. I decided his story, and the...The post…
    - 24 days ago 1 Sep 16, 7:00am -
  • ALR Episode 33 – #StandWithCap
    We’re geeking out in this week’s episode! When Massachusetts Atty. General Maura Healy thanked actor Chris Evans for his support for her authoritarian gun control expansion by using the hashtag #StandWithCap, it rubbed the wrong way those of us w…
    - 27 days ago 29 Aug 16, 7:00am -
  • Mid-Week Meditation #3 – The Gun in the Basket
    I was reading the Large and Small Catechisms last week, focusing on the Fifth Commandment (You Shall Not Murder) and that reminded me of a story I wanted to share about a man down on his luck, Christian love for...The post Mid-Week Meditation #3 –…
    - 31 days ago 25 Aug 16, 7:00am -
  • ALR Episode 32 – Fear and Worry in Chicken Little America
    The sky is falling! The sky is falling! Bob Owens at Bearing Arms calls it “Chicken Little America,” a land where malls and airports go into panic mode because someone hears a loud noise. A Rutgers professor suggests that if...The post ALR Episo…
    - 34 days ago 22 Aug 16, 7:00am -
  • Mid-Week Meditation #2 – A Background Check Rant
    In this week’s Mid-Week Meditation, Lloyd asks the question “where’s the common sense in background checks?” Download this EpisodeThe post Mid-Week Meditation #2 – A Background Check Rant appeared first on The Armed Lutheran.
    - 38 days ago 18 Aug 16, 10:00am -

Gear

702 Shooter

A Keyboard and a .45

  • New Blog
    I have started a new blog, The Primal Transplant.  Basically I'm talking about life, fitness and lifestyle changes following a bilateral lung transplant.  Hop on over and let me know what you think.
    - 10 Mar 16, 1:34am -
  • 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 -

AmmoLand.com News

  • A Thugs Life
    Charlotte thugs riot and loot because a black cop shoots a black person with a gun. many claim Soros is Funding Black Lives Matter instigators. Cartoon by A.F. Branco.This post A Thugs Life appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News .
    - 2 days ago 24 Sep 16, 12:00am -
  • Arsenal Blog Series : Scar-H
    We all have a list of firearms that, to us, are the end-all, be-all of cool. The guns that we grew up reading about in comics or watching on our favorite TV series. The guns that ignited our.....This post Arsenal Blog Series : Scar-H appeared first o…
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 11:48pm -
  • Nevada Question 1 Breakfast and Campaign Update
    Join your NRA on October 2nd from 10:00am-12:00pm at Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas for our Nevada Question 1 Breakfast and Campaign Update!This post Nevada Question 1 Breakfast and Campaign Update appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News .
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 11:36pm -
  • Meet U.S. Senate Candidate Joe Heck in Reno!
    Join your fellow NRA members for a private members-only Meet and Greet with U.S. Senate Candidate Joe Heck!This post Meet U.S. Senate Candidate Joe Heck in Reno! appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News .
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 11:31pm -
  • MidwayUSA Foundation Matches $114,000 in Donations to Youth Shooting Teams
    The MidwayUSA Foundation has matched $114,820 in donations to youth shooting teams for the month of August.This post MidwayUSA Foundation Matches $114,000 in Donations to Youth Shooting Teams appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News .
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 11:23pm -
  • Keith Warren, Larry Weishuhn, and Blake Barnett Hunt for Big Missouri Whitetails
    On this episode of The High Road, Keith Warren travels to the Missouri Ozarks to hunt some of our country’s biggest whitetail deer.This post Keith Warren, Larry Weishuhn, and Blake Barnett Hunt for Big Missouri Whitetails appeared first on AmmoLand…
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 10:10pm -
  • Women You Should Know: Amy Jagemann of ‘Jagemann Sporting Group’
    Meet Amy Jagemann, an integral member of the family-owned and operated Jagemann Sporting Group – maker of brass casings and magazines.This post Women You Should Know: Amy Jagemann of ‘Jagemann Sporting Group’ appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shoo…
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 10:01pm -
  • Gun Sales Surge Amid Riots, Violence in Charlotte
    Gun Sales Surge Amid Riots, Violence in Charlotte The Wussification Of America Is A Cancer That Must Be EradicatedThis post Gun Sales Surge Amid Riots, Violence in Charlotte appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News .
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 9:45pm -
  • National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses: Celebrating NHF Day
    As President of the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses and Co-Chair of the Kentucky Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus, I am proud to join like-minded sportsmen-legislators from across.....This post National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses:…
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 9:40pm -
  • Reminder to Remington Rifle Owners Regarding Settlement of Lawsuit
    Recently, a federal judge ordered the parties in an economic-loss class action to remind owners of certain Remington firearms that a settlement has been reached.This post Reminder to Remington Rifle Owners Regarding Settlement of Lawsuit appeared fir…
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 9:30pm -

Mississippi Gun News

  • The “Never Trump” Movement is an Anti-Second Amendment Vote!
    BY DANA CRISWELL If you value our Second Amendment you can not be “Never Trump”. There is little doubt that Clinton plans to take guns away from citizens.  A vote for anyone other than Trump IS a vote for Hillary Clinton! Read her words: Hillary…
    - 4 days ago 21 Sep 16, 12:59pm -
  • California Governor Signs Draconian Gun Control Package into Law
    FROM NRA-ILA Fairfax, Va.— California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law on Friday a package of gun bills that were rushed through the state legislature with no regard for proper process. The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Actio…
    - 19 days ago 6 Sep 16, 11:34am -
  • Anti-Second Amendment Mississippi Democrat Strikes Again
    BY RICK WARD With the tax free weekend coming up for gun owners I just thought I would bring up some special benefits for our veterans while throwing a rock or two at one of our favorite (tongue in cheek) Mississippi Democrat politicians. Phil Bryant…
    - 34 days ago 22 Aug 16, 11:17am -
  • MS Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday – August 26 – 28
    According to the Mississippi Second Amendment Tax Holiday as passed in the 2014 Legislative Session, Sales Tax is not due during the holiday on the sale of firearms, ammunition and certain hunting supplies as defined below. This bill created an annu…
    - 39 days ago 17 Aug 16, 3:10pm -
  • Mississippi Gun Owners Get Their Day in Court
    BY RICK WARD It has been a long time coming but it is time for Mississippi Circuit and Chancery Judges to face the fiddler. Thanks to your efforts, they will be judged. A petition for an extraordinary writ of prohibition has been filed against the fi…
    - 59 days ago 29 Jul 16, 1:54am -
  • City of Durant, MS Wants to Take Your Guns
    BY RICK WARD They aren’t just looking to fill up their evidence room or worried about their safety over minor crimes not involving a weapon. They want to make you prove you own the weapon and then they still don’t want to give it back. Mississipp…
    - 60 days ago 28 Jul 16, 12:32am -
  • Ward Testifies at State Capitol on Forfeiture of Firearms
    BY RICK WARD I had the distinct opportunity and privilege to testify before the Legislative Committee on Asset Forfeiture at the State Capitol today. The committee was formed during the last session as an alternative to passing new laws without heari…
    - 65 days ago 22 Jul 16, 1:29pm -
  • Memphis Criminals Out-of-Control, City Officials Have No Idea What to Do
    BY DANA CRISWELL In recent months we have seen a significant increase in violent crime around our country. We’ve witnessed an orchestrated attack on our police officers by domestic terrorist groups like Black Lives Matter and foreign groups like IS…
    - 65 days ago 22 Jul 16, 12:58pm -
  • Why I Carry a Gun: And You Should Too!
    FROM OBPD On Monday, July 18, 2016 at approximately 10:40 p.m., Olive Branch Police were called to the area of Virginia Drive and Anderson Road to investigate a suspicious vehicle in the area. When the responding officer arrived on the scene, he enco…
    - 68 days ago 19 Jul 16, 3:01pm -
  • More Restrictions for Gun Owners Through Executive Action
    FINAL Rule 41F – Background Checks for Responsible Persons – Effective July 13 2016 On January 4, 2016, the Attorney General signed ATF Final Rule 41F, Machineguns, Destructive Devices and Certain Other Firearms; Background Checks for Responsib…
    - 75 days ago 12 Jul 16, 5:54pm -

Best Defense LLC

Cemetery's Gun Blob

  • Gun Porn
    Merwin Hulbert Pocket Army 44 with Skull Crusher grip. Over 120 years old, and still thumps full house 44.40s with authority.
    - 19 Oct 14, 10:50pm -
  • Six Years
    This blob has been around for 6 years. Meh.
    - 14 Sep 14, 9:44pm -
  • In NYS: Safe Act Part 2??
    Rumblings of a Safe Act 2 if Cuomo gets reelected….which he will.  People might squawk about Dem’s not liking Cuomo, but remember, they HATE Republican’s even more. Anyway, what would Safe Act 2 do?  Not much is revealed in the … Continue r…
    - 14 Sep 14, 9:41pm -
  • 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 -

Survival Gear

Firearms and Freedom

  • Common Sense Gun Laws
    Sure, I like the fact that Wisconsin made it easier for active duty military and retired police to get concealed carry permits, but what really makes sense to eliminate senseless violence perpetrated by (bad) people with guns is this: Get … Continu…
    - 12 Nov 15, 5:42am -
  • I Like These Signs
    Speaking of government partnering with responsible citizens, a town in Pennsylvania is adding a line to the welcome to the town signs, stating “This is not a gun free zone.” Quote of the day is from Township Supervisor Stephen Mohr: “The … C…
    - 10 Feb 15, 9:48pm -
  • We Need More Sheriff’s Departments Like This
    Portage County, Wisconsin’s Sheriff’s Department is offering concealed carry permit classes. They are also teaching a basic pistol course at the department’s range. Prices are $40 for the CCW class, $25 for the Basic Pistol, or $50 for both. Ho…
    - 10 Feb 15, 1:37am -
  • Proposal to Eliminate the WI 48 Hour Waiting Period
    Wisconsin Senator Van Wanggaard is looking for co-sponsors of a bill that would eliminate the 48 hour waiting period to buy an handgun in Wisconsin. This is currently the top of my list to fix WI gun laws, so it would … Continue reading →
    - 9 Feb 15, 3:22am -
  • 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…
    - 19 May 14, 11:58pm -
  • 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

    - 28 Mar 14, 2:56am -
  • 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 -

DC Handgun Info

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 -

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 -
  • 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 -
  • Gun Control Facts
    The information of this post is copied from this link at GOA, and contains more information if you click on the link below.http://gunowners.org/fs0404.htm1. Highlights* Guns are used 2.5 million times a year in self-defense. Law-abiding citizens use…
    - 25 Dec 12, 1:46am -
  • Assault Weapon bans, Hi-Cap Magazines, and the NRA
    For starters, I don't like to call them "hi-cap" or "High Capacity" magazines, because they are really just standard capacity or full capacity magazines for the most part.A Glock 17 with a standard magazine holds 17 rounds of 9mm, and can be carried…
    - 24 Dec 12, 4:49am -
  • Saiga AK Conversion 7.62x39
    These are a great price for a high quality AK if you buy them and convert it yourself. Conversion cost about $100-150 and takes some tools and an hour or two.
    - 22 Dec 12, 1:34am -
  • What is an "Assault Rifle"?
    Whenever we hear politicians, media, and others who are uneducated on the subject referring to AR15 and AK47 pattern semi autos, we often hear the term "Assault Rifle" thrown about as well. Some will claim that "AR" actually stands for "Assault Rifle…
    - 20 Dec 12, 6:38pm -

Gears of Guns

  • CGI: Custom Paint Jobs
    This week on Cool Guns of The Internet: Today’s post is brought to you by paint. If you have a firearm you would like us to post in next weeks CGI all you have to do is send us a picture of your firearms via email, at “pictures@gearsofguns.com”…
    - 6 days ago 19 Sep 16, 10:00am -
  • VIDEO: Shooting the Full Semi Auto Lever Action Assault Rifle with Ultra High Capacity Clip
    Today we look at how the Full Semi Auto Lever Action Assault Rifle with Ultra High Capacity Clip can give dumbass “journalist” fake PTSD. Parody Video! This is a parody video to the piece of shit “journalist” who belittles PTSD. Also who does…
    - 11 days ago 14 Sep 16, 10:00am -
  • CGI: Storage Options Edition
    Today on Cool Guns of the Internet we are looking at safes and gun rooms. I think it is safe to say that anyone who owns a collection of firearms has run into this problem of wanting the best of both function as well as bit of aesthetics when it come…
    - 13 days ago 12 Sep 16, 10:00am -
  • We Will Never Forget.
    PC: Euless Police Department (Euless, Texas)A 12- foot long, 6,000-pound steel beam from the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
    - 14 days ago 11 Sep 16, 10:00am -
  • TFB TV Reviewing the Magpul D60
    TFB TV reviewing the Magpul D60. What are your thoughts on the this drum mag? Worth the money or just another high priced toy?
    - 18 days ago 7 Sep 16, 10:00am -
  • Video Tuesday!!! Desert Eagle First Look and Field Strip
    Today we get a first look at the Desert Eagle pistol from Magnum Research and do a quick field strip of the gun.
    - 19 days ago 6 Sep 16, 10:00am -
  • CGI: Magnum Research Edition
    This week on Cool Guns of The Internet: Today’s post is brought to you by Beastly Desert Eagle. If you have a firearm you would like us to post in next weeks CGI all you have to do is send us a picture of your firearms via email, at “pictures@gea…
    - 20 days ago 5 Sep 16, 10:00am -
  • A Look at the .30-06
    After the .30-03, the .30-06 (or 7.62x63mm) was first introduced to the United States Army in 1906. It remained in use until the early 1980s. The “.30” refers to the caliber of the bullet and “06” refers to the year it was introduced. The pur…
    - 23 days ago 2 Sep 16, 10:00am -
  • Freedom Ordnance FM-9 Belt Fed Upper Receiver
    Having a belt fed rifle sounds awesome doesn’t it? While everyone else is having to constantly change out magazines every 30 rounds or so, you are able to just keep slinging lead down range to your hearts content. Who wouldn’t enjoy that feeling?…
    - 24 days ago 1 Sep 16, 10:00am -
  • Press Release: Mossberg® Introduces 590A1™ and 500® Compact Cruiser® AOWs The New Generation of 12 Gauge Sub-Compact, Pump-Action NFA Firearms
    North Haven, CT – O.F. Mossberg and Sons, Inc. is pleased to offer new sub-compact NFA firearms, based on its time-proven 12-gauge 590A1 and 500 pump-actions. Classified by the BATFE (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives) as AOWs (An…
    - 25 days ago 31 Aug 16, 10:00am -

God, Gals, Guns, Grub

  • We live with guns...
    Our dogs are part of our family. I've always said that we don't own them, we live with them. They live in our home and our lives fully.  Recently, our friend Melody Lauer made a comment on Facebook about living with guns. Our family is the same with…
    - 15 Dec 15, 10:14pm -
  • Six considerations to maintain perishable self-defense skills...
    Many of us are life-long learners, continuing to build our knowledge, skills, and abilities through various endeavors... but how do we maintain the previous knowledge, skills, and abilities we've acquired? This is really were balance, planning, and t…
    - 23 Nov 15, 2:00pm -
  • Over 18,500 rounds through a Ruger SR9...
    To admit my bias up-front, most people who know me know I love all things Ruger. Ruger is an innovative (especially in manufacturing), debt-free company that produces American-made guns made by hard-working Americans... and that's something that has…
    - 16 Nov 15, 12:16am -
  • Blinded by the light... shining in YOUR face!
    As I drove up the long lane to the house, the lights of a vehicle suddenly came on and momentarily blinded me. I quickly stopped the cruiser about a hundred yards from the other vehicle just as my eyes adjusted and the silhouette of a man with a shot…
    - 8 Nov 15, 6:55pm -
  • Five reasons to shoot your Every-Day-Carry Self-Defense ammunition!
    Like everyone else in a time zone that follows Daylight Savings Time... we set our clocks back an hour last night and enjoyed an extra hour of sleep. This also begins a semi-annual ritual we have in our "prepping" mindset of checking, changing, updat…
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  • Six Self-Defense Commands and Strategies for Families…
    Every parent wants to protect their family, children, and loved ones… but few have actually taken the time to plan, prepare, and practice for emergencies and violent encounters with their families. Now please understand that preparing for the possi…
    - 26 Jun 15, 12:48pm -
  • Tactical First Aid and System Collapse Medicine instructed by Greg Ellifritz
    Over the years, my wife, daughter and I have completed various training opportunities to learn first aid, CPR, and AED usage. I had some basic "tactical" first aid as a police officer years ago and my daughter will be a senior this coming fall as she…
    - 1 Jun 15, 5:55am -
  • KA-BAR TDI Law Enforcement Knife and Edge/Equipped Sheath
    A good knife has always been an essential for me. Back in my day, carrying my Buck 110 Finger-groove Folding Hunter on my belt in a leather sheath to high school was no big deal. Later on, that same knife was on my duty belt as a police officer in th…
    - 6 Apr 15, 4:30pm -
  • Try some drive-by dryfire practice...
    A recent video posted online of the woman being kidnapped and robbed has generated a lot of discussion on the internet. Kathy Jackson over at the Cornered Cat has a great write up about that particular situation, but one question I have for those of…
    - 1 Mar 15, 2:15am -
  • Two are one and one is none...
    I have often joked that the secret to a good marriage is to marry a woman who loves guns and motorcycles as much as you do.  My gal is a fiery, sassy redhead with a mind of her own... and the Good Lord knows we've seen a lot of guns and motorcycles…
    - 15 Feb 15, 8:42pm -

Gun Free Zone

  • newNegative Trump coverage not working as expected.

    - 3 hours ago 25 Sep 16, 10:58am -
  • newSeriously people, stop that “Wall with Mexico” crap.
    It is too much work and fiscally irresponsible. However, a minefield…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Sep 16, 10:57am -
  • newThere is always one in bunch.
    I am watching the Gun Rights Policy Conference and I was good with most of it, till somebody had to come up and fuck up the mood. One of the speakers was Cody Wilson of the 3D printed gun fame and he uttered a statement that left me cold: The United…
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  • You couldn’t make it to the Gun Rights Policy Conference this year?
    I could not make it either but… They are Streaming live in Youtube.  And here is the the full Agenda with all the speakers. Pick and choose or watch the whole thing.   UPDATE: Info from Paul Lathrop. The feed is set for a 4 hour DVR feature, you…
    - 1 day ago 24 Sep 16, 1:23pm -
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  • Not entitled to your own facts
    Donald Trump Jr. posted an image on his Twitter feed about a bowl full of Skittles and Syrian Refugees. The Left has gone to task taking it apart, calling it bigoted and even – ironically – antisemitic. Some on the Right have tried to remind the…
    - 1 day ago 24 Sep 16, 11:26am -
  • Dear Brady Campaign, a question.
    So, does that make Shannon Watts a bitch or a hooker since she takes money from Bloomberg? Inquiring minds want to know!
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 4:52pm -

My Gun Culture

  • Optics Buying Guide: AR-15 Optics and Scopes
    There are plenty of reasons that the AR-15 has become so popular. It’s handy, easy to shoot, configurable, multi-caliber, and has low recoil. Oh, and it’s just plain fun. Matching the seemingly infinite number of AR rifles on the market is a mult…
    - 4 days ago 21 Sep 16, 1:52pm -
  • Gun Review: MPA BA Lite PCR Competition Rifle 6.8mm Creedmoor
    You know what I love about the current trend in the shooting industry? Every year, there’s a new sport that’s all the rage. That’s great for growing the collective shooting sports and getting more and more people involved. Heck, it was just a f…
    - 4 days ago 21 Sep 16, 1:28pm -
  • CCRKBA Rips Media For Telling Only Part Of Story About Mall Hero
    BELLEVUE, WA – The “mainstream press” is once again trying to spin away from positive coverage about armed citizens and the fallacy of so-called “gun-free zones” in its reports about the St. Cloud, Minnesota mall shooting and the hero shoot…
    - 5 days ago 21 Sep 16, 1:31am -
  • Optics Buying Guide: Holographs and Red Dots
    Red dot sights are like Coke. Where I live, any non-alcoholic beverage that fizzes is called “a Coke.” That’s kind of like how people refer to reflex and holographic sights. Most of us call them “red dots” no matter what the underlying tech…
    - 6 days ago 19 Sep 16, 3:17pm -
  • Optics Buying Guide: Using A Laser Rangefinding Scope
    If you intend to reliably hit a target at long range, you have to process a number of steps in short order: You need to determine the exact range to the target. You need to figure out whether you are shooting at an uphill or downhill angle relative t…
    - 16 days ago 9 Sep 16, 1:51pm -
  • Behind the Scenes At Brownells Shooting Supply
    Who would have thought that a business started by a guy working on gun parts from his bed, while suffering from Meniere’s Disease back in 1939, would have grown into one of the country’s largest retailers of gun parts, accessories, ammunition, an…
    - 17 days ago 8 Sep 16, 1:01pm -
  • Optics Buying Guide: Scope Reticles
    What’s the last thing you see before you pull the trigger? The reticle! I’ll bet most of us tend to give only passing thought to reticle selection, but there’s a reason that there are somewhere over 96.2 billion reticle designs floating around…
    - 18 days ago 7 Sep 16, 1:37pm -
  • Holster Review: HTC Evo IWB and OWB Convertible
    If you’re not sure whether an inside-the-waistband (IWB) or outside-the-waistband (OWB) holster is best for you, why not get both? That’s the idea behind the High Threat Concealment (HTC) Evo Holster—it converts to either IWB or OWB via a simpl…
    - 18 days ago 7 Sep 16, 1:03pm -
  • Optics Buying Guide: Hold-Off Reticles vs. Adjustable Turrets
    I used to play a fair bit of golf in my younger days. One of the reasons I gave it up was the increasing frequency of my travels into other fairways – you know, the ones two counties to the right. I could hit the ball a country mile, but unfortunat…
    - 19 days ago 6 Sep 16, 1:37pm -
  • Dress To Conceal
    I’ve always wanted to do some type of outrageous experiment to prove how unobservant the general public really is. Think about it: Ever since the advent of smartphones, hardly anyone notices anything anymore except Facebook notifications, Instagram…
    - 20 days ago 5 Sep 16, 2:37pm -

Gun Pundit

  • Cleveland Police Union to the US Constitution: DROP DEAD
    "I don't care if it's constitutional or not at this point," Stephen Loomis, president of Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association, told CNN....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
    - 70 days ago 17 Jul 16, 8:27pm -
  • Ryan losing again
    “If the bill becomes law, it will mark a massive expansion of the government’s ability to restrict gun rights on the basis of precrime—a crime not yet committed.” -- Freedom Caucus member Justin Amash (R-Mich.)...This is a summary only. Visi…
    - 81 days ago 6 Jul 16, 7:20pm -
  • CRIME SOLVED: Wear ‘Don’t Shoot/Rob/Rape Me’ Bracelets
    Sweden’s police chief unveiled the force’s latest weapon in the fight against sexual assault: wristbands reading “Don’t touch me”....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
    - 86 days ago 1 Jul 16, 1:56pm -
  • This Just In: Criminals Break the Law
    Study Learns Chicago Criminals DON’T Buy Their Guns Legally The study learned that virtually zero criminals have ever used the internet or gun shows, because that method is easily traceable. It’s much safer for a criminal to acquire firearms on t…
    - 88 days ago 29 Jun 16, 12:35pm -
  • NBA’s Steve Kerr believes the Bill of Rights is ‘Outdated’
    Steve Kerr, head coach of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors, thinks that the Bill of Rights is ‘outdated.’ He also thinks that lots of people own automatic weapons. Steve Kerr is very confused.[/caption]NBA coach Steve Kerr rails against ‘total…
    - 89 days ago 28 Jun 16, 2:29pm -
  • Three Strikes for LEOs?
    Some PDs used the 3 Strikes law to scare arrestees into reforming their bad habits. Maybe the sentence should have been built for cops, as well....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
    - 89 days ago 28 Jun 16, 12:25pm -
  • Big Shootings Only Happen in Safe Places
    The most dangerous place in the world must be a gun show: It's a giant room full of macho, vigilante maniacs with itchy trigger fingers and several guns apiece, with evil assault rifles everywhere, and a mysterious loophole that somehow allows the cr…
    - 90 days ago 27 Jun 16, 2:59pm -
  • Remember: The Orlando Shooter was a Democrat
    The killer was a registered Democrat who swore allegiance to ISIS. I know! Let's make a banner about how Republicans are evil....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
    - 90 days ago 27 Jun 16, 12:12pm -
  • John Lewis wants to prevent himself and especially James Robinson (all of them) from buying guns
    Here is a list of some interesting folks wrongly added to the no-fly list: 1. Democratic Congressmen John Lewis 2. Senator Ted Kennedy 3. CNN Reporter Drew Griffin 4. 8-year-old Cub Scout Mikey Hicks and his father, who shares the same name 5. Journa…
    - 93 days ago 24 Jun 16, 7:00pm -
  • John Lewis was Once Erroneously Placed on No-Fly List He Wants to Use to Deny Due Process

    - 93 days ago 24 Jun 16, 12:59pm -

Home on the Range

  • Splody!
    Some women deal with stress by traditional methods. Ice cream. Shopping. Good old fashioned tears. Tried that. Doesn't work.I prefer things that go boom! Black powder therapy. Cannon ready. Range style.You just need a few spare parts from the shed…
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 10:45pm -
  • The Remington 870 - A Range Review
    Like the Mossberg 500, the first time I saw the Remington 870, and saw what it could do, all I could think of was "why didn't I get one of these before?".  They are well priced, totally reliable and very adaptable for many uses, the Remington being…
    - 4 days ago 21 Sep 16, 9:57pm -
  • Small Town Roads has Been Picked Up
    My Third Book "Small Town Roads", has been picked up by a very large, well-known Christian Publishing House.  I still have some polishing work to do with my editor, so I'll continue the "favorite posts of the past" for at least the next week.Unlike…
    - 6 days ago 20 Sep 16, 1:47am -
  • Why Do you Carry?
    Why do I care a firearm for self defense? Because bad guys rarely shoot themselves.Because rapists consider a whistle as foreplay.Because I can't throw a pit bull at 1200 feet per second.Because my Acme Dehydrated Boulders are in my other bag.Because…
    - 7 days ago 18 Sep 16, 1:03pm -
  • Whiskey, Woman, and WiFI, a HOTR Classic
    “Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” ― Mark Twain The picture was taken where friends and family gathered, a night back in January.  The moon was building, the air was quiet, the earth a motionless sphere…
    - 9 days ago 16 Sep 16, 9:44pm -
  • The Ultimate Final Exam
    Back in University days, there was this humorous "ultimate final exam" floating around.  Many of you will remember the one challenge - "You will find a piano under your seat that I posted sometime last year.  It dealt with emergency situations and…
    - 11 days ago 14 Sep 16, 9:00pm -
  • Striking When It's Hot
    Posting the remaining part of the month and into early October  is going to be some reposts every couple of day of some of my personal favorites (though if I get creative in the kitchen I'll post a new recipe.I'm taking a couple days off work this w…
    - 12 days ago 13 Sep 16, 6:29pm -
  • Weekend Eats - Taking it on the Chinois
    The bumper sticker is from Penzey's spice store, a place I stop at, several  times of year.  On this visit, with my friends Og , Midwest Chick and Mr. B. in tow, Og spotted it and part of it was covered with a magazine on the counter so he thought…
    - 13 days ago 12 Sep 16, 8:21pm -
  • While We Lay Sleeping
    I've always been an earlier riser.  Part of that is conditioning, years where I had to muster out from under my covers to launch into the wild blue while the sun was still AWOL. It's not always easy, there are days when one just wants to lay ther…
    - 14 days ago 11 Sep 16, 11:15am -
  • Untitled
    I really try and avoid much in the way of media during an election season but after seeing Hillary's speech calling Trump supporters  "A Basket of Deplorables" I could not resist.Who I vote for will be my own business but it's safe to say it's prett…
    - 15 days ago 10 Sep 16, 7:39pm -

Jerking the Trigger

  • newBest Budget Precision Optic: MidwayUSA Exclusive Weaver Tactical Grandslam 3-10×40
    Fully multi-coated Japanese glass, mil reticle with 1/10th mil windage and elevation adjustments, exposed target turrets that can be reset to zero, lifetime warranty backed by an established manufacturer with a long history… Normally you can touch…
    - 19 hours ago 24 Sep 16, 6:30pm -
  • newEsstac Shooter’s Belt
    Esstac’s new Shooter’s Belt is now available at a very attractive introductory price. The Shooter’s Belt utilizes an inner and outer belt set up. The inner belt, with its thick webbing construction, is more substantial than most. The outer belt…
    - 21 hours ago 24 Sep 16, 4:29pm -
  • Review: Butler Creek Tactical One Piece Flip Caps
    I have had universally poor luck with Butler Creek scope caps in recent years. I’ve had broken springs, broken latches, and broken hinges. I stopped buying them because they were so terrible which is a real shame because they are easily the most av…
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 5:49pm -
  • Irredeemable Patch – Forward Controls Design
    Hot on the heels of the Deplorable Patch, Forward Controls Design is releasing the Irredeemable Patch so you can own that insult too. I am starting to get the idea that Hillary Clinton doesn’t like American’s all that much. These patches can be h…
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 3:41pm -
  • New from US PALM: AK30R Magazine
    US PALM has released details of their newest AK magazine. The AK30R (the “R” is for Range) is designed to be an affordable alternative to the AK30, specifically for range use. It lacks the metal reinforcements of the regular AK30 which has allowe…
    - 3 days ago 22 Sep 16, 7:51pm -
  • Review: TacPack September Edition
    Hopefully you are familiar with the concept of TacPack by now. If not, you can read the reviews of the previous TacPacks for some background. I recently received the September TacPack and here are the details… September’s box is another one that…
    - 3 days ago 22 Sep 16, 5:25pm -
  • Now Shipping: Magpul Fall Apparel Line
    Magpul’s fall line of apparel is now shipping. With Fall comes Magpul’s second release of apparel, a few new styles that will keep you warm and active outdoors as the temperatures drop and the adventures change. These new additions to our “Ever…
    - 3 days ago 22 Sep 16, 5:21pm -
  • We Have Great Advertising Partners
    There are a lot of really great people in this industry and I am blessed to be able to interact with a lot of them. I am especially thankful for JTT’s advertising partners – not just because they help keep the lights on – but because of the top…
    - 3 days ago 22 Sep 16, 4:35pm -
  • Timney Ruger Precision Rifle Trigger
    Timney’s Ruger Precision Rifle Triggers are now available for pre-order. These drop-in 2-stage triggers are factory set with an 8 oz first stage and a 1 lb second stage. They will be available with a choice of a standard curved trigger bow or a fla…
    - 3 days ago 22 Sep 16, 3:30pm -
  • Blue Force Gear Flash Sale
    Blue Force Gear has placed several items on sale and quantities are limited. The sale includes a few Vickers Slings including limited edition AK Vickers slings, the handy Tourniquet NOW! strap, the updated Trauma Kit NOW!, and more. Check out the sal…
    - 4 days ago 21 Sep 16, 7:48pm -

Arms Vault

  • newWilson Combat Shooting Team Results 2016 IDPA National Championship
    (ArmsVault.com) – Wilson Combat is proud to release our shooting team’s latest results from the 2016 IDPA National Championship held September 13-17 in Cresson Texas. We are extremely proud of all their hard work and multiple achievements. They a…
    - 18 hours ago 24 Sep 16, 7:34pm -
  • newTeam SIG Captain Max Michel Wins 2016 IPSC Nationals
    Team SIG Captain Max Michel Wins 2016 IPSC Nationals Michel Earns Spot on Team USA for 2017 World Shooting Championship Newington, NH (September 22, 2016) – (ArmsVault.com) – SIG SAUER, Inc., announces that Team SIG Captain, Max Michel, was name…
    - 22 hours ago 24 Sep 16, 4:24pm -
  • XS Sight Systems Revamps Name and Logo
    XS Sight Systems Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Revamped Name and Logo (ArmsVault.com) – XS Sight Systems is set to officially change its name to XS Sights, effective January 1, 2017. Co-Owners Jon Pastusek and Kellie Brunn proudly delivered the…
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 9:40pm -
  • LUCID Optics SC9 Compact Spotting Scope
    LUCID Optics SC9 Has Mass Appeal (Wyoming) – (ArmsVault.com) – LUCID Optics, manufacturer of the best value line of optics on the market, offers a compact spotting scope that anyone can appreciate in the SC9. The SC9 Compact Spotting Scope was in…
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 9:15pm -
  • Comp-Tac Expands Flatline and Flatline Thumb Break Holster Line
    Comp-Tac Victory Gear Adds A New Color and New Fits to the Popular Flatline and Flatline Thumb Break Holsters for Fall Houston, TX – (ArmsVault.com) – Comp-Tac Victory Gear, a leading manufacturer of quality concealed carry holsters and firearms…
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 6:09pm -

Legally Armed in Detroit

  • Rick Ector to Reprise Appearance on Cynthia Johnson's "Stand Up Now" Show
    Rick Ector to Discuss Lethal Force Aftermath on the "Stand Up Now" ShowThe Stand Up Now Show: Listen in tomorrow morning at 10:30am as I make a media appearance on Ms. Cynthia A. Johnson's radio show at 1440 AM on your radio dial. The show can also b…
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  • Rick Ector to Discuss Terrorism on the Steve Gruber Show
    Rick Ector to Discuss Terrorism on the Steve Gruber ShowTomorrow morning, I will make another appearance on the "Steve Gruber Show." We will be discussing the recent event in MN during which an armed off-duty police officer took out a terrorist. We'l…
    - 3 days ago 22 Sep 16, 3:41am -
  • Rick Ector to Discuss Lethal Force Aftermath on the "Stand Up Now" Show
    Rick Ector to Discuss Lethal Force Aftermath on the "Stand Up Now" ShowThe Stand Up Now Show: Listen in tomorrow morning at 10:30am as I make a media appearance on Ms. Cynthia A. Johnson's radio show at 1440 AM on your radio dial. The show can also b…
    - 6 days ago 19 Sep 16, 11:23pm -
  • Gun Rights Group Announces FREE Lethal Force Aftermath Seminar
    Gun Rights Group Announces FREE Lethal Force Aftermath SeminarDetroit, MI, September 15th, 2016 -- Legally Armed In Detroit, a gun rights advocacy web site, is announcing that it will provide a free seminar on the consequences and the legal aftermat…
    - 10 days ago 15 Sep 16, 8:27pm -
  • Lethal Force Aftermath: Survivor Stories 2
    Lethal Force Aftermath: Survivor Stories 2Hear factual real-life "Survivor Stories" from our latest panel of invited speakers who were forced to defend theirselves with their lawfully carried firearms after being selected for victimization.Our last "…
    - 11 days ago 14 Sep 16, 6:50am -
  • FREE Michigan Firearm Legal Update: Laws Gun Owners Need To Know
    FREE Michigan Firearm Legal Update: Laws Gun Owners Need To KnowLegally Armed In Detroit (LAID) and the Law Office of Terry Johnson have announced the date of this year's Michigan Firearm Legal Update seminar. The three hour seminar will be held on t…
    - 11 days ago 14 Sep 16, 6:16am -
  • Legally Armed In Detroit Upcoming Events - September 2016
    Legally Armed In Detroit Upcoming Events - September 20169/14/2016 - Firearm Legal Update (Novi, MI)http://rick9mm.eventbee.com/event?eid=1773480459/18/2016 - Lethal Force Aftermath: Survivor Stories 2 (Taylor, MI)http://rick9mm.eventbee.com/event?ei…
    - 11 days ago 14 Sep 16, 6:12am -
  • Last Few Remaining L.A.I.D. Tees Still Available For Purchase!
    Last Few Remaining L.A.I.D. Tees Still Available For Purchase!I have only a few shirts left! If you have been wanting one and have put off your purchase for one reason or another, then you do not want to wait any further! Once these shirts are gone,…
    - 11 days ago 14 Sep 16, 6:05am -
  • Lethal Force Aftermath Seminar: Survivor Stories I, Part 3 (The Marcus Weldon Story)
    Lethal Force Aftermath Seminar: Survivor Stories I, Part 3 (The Marcus Weldon Story)On the date of Sunday, August 28th, 2016, we conducted the first of hopefully many future seminars entitled "Survival Stories." In this video clip, we taped one man's…
    - 11 days ago 14 Sep 16, 4:22am -
  • Lethal Force Aftermath Seminar: Survivor Stories I, Part 2 (The Andre Gabriel Story)
    Lethal Force Aftermath Seminar:  Survivor Stories I, Part 2 (The Andre Gabriel Story)On the date of Sunday, August 28th, 2016, we conducted the first of hopefully many future seminars entitled "Survival Stories." In this video clip, we taped one man…
    - 11 days ago 14 Sep 16, 3:34am -

Learn About Guns

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

    Notes From the American Outback

    • On Green Mountain
      Early in July, on the 1st actually, the dogs and I drove to the top of Green Mountain, in Wyoming, to spend a week or so in that very special place. I had stumbled upon Green Mountain in 1970 when on my way to the Grand Tetons and then the Pacific co…
      - 26 Jul 15, 9:16pm -
    • Running over snakes
      A few days ago I was on my motorbike going to a distant pasture and I ran over this fellow. I saw him too late and all I could do was avoid putting on the brakes. I stopped and went back. He seemed unhurt, and very angry at me. I was glad I hadn't hu…
      - 17 Jun 15, 8:30pm -
    • Mus kingtutticus
      I am working on cleaning out and rearranging my shop building. This deceased citizen was in the bottom of one of the boxes I am triaging and discarding. There was a kind of macabre beauty to him and so I had to photograph the corpus. Few small corpse…
      - 15 Jun 15, 11:28pm -
    • Another branding
      On Friday I went to a roundup and branding that I have attended for almost a decade now. It's always a good event, attended by a fine group of riders and ropers. And of course the BBQ at the end is worth the trip alone!These events are the 'social ev…
      - 15 Jun 15, 11:12pm -
    • Jack Report
      I am very happy to report-- ecstatic would be more like it!-- that Jack is doing fine. The vet prescribed a one-month of antibiotics and at the end of that, late last week, his x-rays showed no signs of the spots that had appeared on the first set. T…
      - 15 Jun 15, 11:04pm -
    • This is getting ridiculous
      Rain, rain, and more rain. Not the insistent downpours my friends in Texas are getting, but a steady, day by day rain that keeps you inside while the grass grows, and grows, and grows.  It may be good for ranchers (who are, after all, grass farmers)…
      - 25 May 15, 6:13pm -
    • My Jack is Sick
      How sick remains to be seen.He developed a cough on our trip. Not extreme, but intermittent. At a recent routine exam/vaccination visit to my vet, he thought some x-rays might be in order. The radiographs revealed spots on his lymph nodes.Since we ha…
      - 23 May 15, 2:28am -
    • The Two-wheel Solution, Part the Second
      Later we camped for a few weeks in the Prescott National Forest. The urge to explore and reach out into the countryside got even stronger. There were miles and miles of NF roads and trails and ranch roads that begged to be ridden, explored, photograp…
      - 21 May 15, 6:20pm -
    • Western Arizona & The Two-wheel Solution
      Sunrise from our camp west of Quartzsite. Quartzsite is a very strange place indeed. It has the air of a carnival, and the overall feeling is that you will come back in the morning to find everything, and everyone gone, nothing left but a few tent pe…
      - 21 May 15, 6:01pm -
    • Late May on the High Plains
      About three inches yesterday and overnight. For this I returned from Arizona? Shouldn't complain though, as we have had killer blizzards later than this.
      - 20 May 15, 1:52pm -

    Of Arms and Law

    • newSAF's Gun Rights Policy Conference
      I'm at it, in Tampa. It's being live-streamed here. Major matters include the awards luncheon at 12:15, "Winning FIrearms Freedom One Lawsuit at a Time" at 2 PM, John Lott at 4:30, a panel on the medical attacks on gun rights at 5.
      - 23 hours ago 24 Sep 16, 3:05pm -
    • U Tenn investigating Instapundit's Tweet
      Right here. He suggested responding to Charlotte rioters shutting down and looting a highway by running them down. I suppose that is worthy of investigation. Obviously, an 18-wheeler would work, and maybe an SUV, but with a sedan you might damage th…
      - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 3:14pm -
    • I'm sure this is oversight, not cover-up
      The fellow who shot the knife-wielding terrorist at the Crossroads Mall in Minnesota is identified in the media as an off-duty police officer.Actually, it would be accurate to describe him as a US Practical Shooters Ass'n competitor, a three-gun co…
      - 5 days ago 20 Sep 16, 2:59am -
    • Very strange....
      It's reported that the fellow who tried to grab a gun from a policeman so he could shoot Donald Trump has plead guilty to being a prohibited person (illegal alien) and will likely get two years' imprisonment.Either the report is off or he got an i…
      - 10 days ago 15 Sep 16, 3:41am -
    • A doctor's thoughts on Hillary's behavior
      Video here. I found it quite impressive. If you're in a hurry, skip ahead to about 6:00, where the really interesting material begins.UPDATE: via the UK's Daily Mail, here's a closeup of Hillary's "stumble" on 9/11. It looks like anything but a s…
      - 13 days ago 12 Sep 16, 11:20pm -
    • I love stories with happy endings
      British sniper uses .50 Barrett to kill ISIS executioner -- by bursting his flamethrower and turning him and his henchmen into a fireball.
      - 13 days ago 12 Sep 16, 4:21pm -
    • Effect of the presidency on US Court of Appeals composition
      An interesting graph. When the Obama Admin began in 2009, of the eleven numbered circuits, only the Ninth had a majority of Demo appointees, with the Second and Third being split 50-50.In 2016, only four circuits (in the middle of the country) hav…
      - 19 days ago 6 Sep 16, 9:43pm -
    • Firearm advice for potential adoptive parents
      Here, at Ammo.com. Apparently, at least two States require potential parents to sign agreements as to how they store their guns; one of them also regulates carrying and the other wants unannounced home inspections to enforce the agreement.
      - 20 days ago 5 Sep 16, 8:04pm -
    • Is Pres. Obama changing his view of gun laws?
      President commutes sentences of fifty persons convicted of Federal gun law violations. Oh, possession of stolen firearms, carrying a firearm during a drug offense, things like that.
      - 35 days ago 21 Aug 16, 4:11pm -
    • Typo on menu
      I had lunch at a new Chinese restaurant here. The menu had a typo. At least, I HOPE it's a typo for "crab puff."
      - 35 days ago 21 Aug 16, 3:15pm -

    Gun Politics NY

    • Haber-Philips debate
      Guns were a topic in a debate between Adam Haber and Elaine Phillips for the open SD-7 seat: “… Phillips, the Flower Hill Village mayor, said she “absolutely” supported “common sense gun legislation.” She said that she grew up in western…
      - 3 days ago 22 Sep 16, 6:07pm -
    • Antis endorses Colleen Deacon
      Gun control astroturf Americans for Responsible Solutions has endorsed challenger Colleen Deacon in CD-24: “… Americans for Responsible Solutions PAC, a gun control group co-founded by former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and her husband, Mark Kel…
      - 3 days ago 22 Sep 16, 5:10pm -
    • Cuomo backs Throne-Holst
      Governor Cuomo has endorsed Anna Throne-Holst: “… The governor also said Throne-Holst will work to address “common-sense gun control laws” … Cuomo noted that Zeldin opposed the SAFE Act when he was a member of the Senate Republican conferen…
      - 4 days ago 21 Sep 16, 7:45pm -
    • New ads
      A couple of new campaign ads are out, the first by the NRA: Doesn’t look bad, but I question how effective it will be as it is a bit vague. It doesn’t specifically say not to vote for Hillary or vote for The Donald. The second ad is by Trump: I l…
      - 5 days ago 20 Sep 16, 1:54pm -
    • Define “winning”
      Headline from Politico, “2016 state primary results: Senate GOP among big winners“: “One of the biggest winners in the scores of primaries in New York on Tuesday night was the state Senate’s Republican conference. In each of the three primari…
      - 11 days ago 14 Sep 16, 9:12pm -
    • New Hillary ad featuring Richard Hanna
      New ad from Hillary featuring outgoing Congressman Richard Hanna: The ad is scheduled to run in various swing-states, not locally.
      - 13 days ago 12 Sep 16, 11:05pm -
    • R.I.P. Bill Nojay
      Assemblyman Bill Nojay committed suicide yesterday. He was one of the loudest pro-gun voices in the legislature and will be sorely missed.
      - 15 days ago 10 Sep 16, 12:47pm -

    Romeo Tango Bravo

    • NRA Annual Meeting 2016
      The National Rifle Association's Annual Meeting is upon us again with the appearance of some new products. Below you will find some of the more noteworthy additions to the market. This post will be updated as the meeting progresses.Heckler & Koch SP5…
      - 21 May 16, 5:09pm -
    • Long Range Shooting Handbook - A Range Bag's Best Friend
      Like most people that get into shooting I've made several missteps. The ones that I've learned most from were the ones that cost me the most money. This happens to many beginners when they've been bitten by the 'bug'. We go out and buy the gear we th…
      - 1 Mar 16, 6:59pm -
    • Griffin Armament NEW Products :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSGriffin Armament Webpage
      - 23 Jan 16, 3:55am -
    • Blue Force Gear AR15.com :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSBlue Force Gear Webpage
      - 22 Jan 16, 2:22pm -
    • Maxpedition AR15.com :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSMaxpedition Webpage
      - 22 Jan 16, 2:18pm -
    • Battle Arms Development AR15.com :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSBattle Arms Development Webpage
      - 22 Jan 16, 2:15pm -
    • Kimber Hunter :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSKimber Hunter Webpage
      - 22 Jan 16, 1:24am -
    • Aimpoint AR15.com :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSAimpoint Webpage
      - 21 Jan 16, 11:48pm -
    • Colt NEW Products :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSColt Webpage
      - 21 Jan 16, 11:46pm -
    • Magpul NEW Products :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSMagpul WebpageThe Firearms Blog - Glock Magazines
      - 21 Jan 16, 2:27pm -

    Rustmeister's Alehouse

    • Facebook Page
      So, will Facebook revive the Alehouse?I'm not sure, but it sure is easier to use than this old thing.Putting it here.
      - 4 Dec 15, 11:49pm -
    • 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 -

    Semi Automatic Heart

    • House Democrats to Ban manufacture of so-called "Assault Weapons" (Semi-Automatics)

      House Democrats to Ban manufacture of so-called "Assault Weapons" (Semi-Automatics)

      Here we go again, War without end!...(S9)http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/12/15/house-democrats-introduce-bill-ban-manufacture-assault-weapons/E-Mail recipients should redirect to full website at http://semiautomaticheart.blogspot.com/
      - 18 Dec 15, 4:28am -
    • AR-15: Phony outrage over ad with armed Santa (Video)

      AR-15: Phony outrage over ad with armed Santa (Video)

      Local news story from Chico, California; riding the wave of media fueled obsession over semi-auto Armalite pattern rifles - (S9)http://www.krcrtv.com/news/local/santa-holds-ar15-on-chico-gun-range-signs/36906266E-Mail recipients should redirect to fu…
      - 11 Dec 15, 10:23pm -
    • Majority of Americans OPPOSES ban on (so-called) "Assault Weapons"

      Majority of Americans OPPOSES ban on (so-called) "Assault Weapons"

      Patrick J. Egan tweeted this information.... (S9)E-Mail recipients should redirect to full website at http://semiautomaticheart.blogspot.com/
      - 11 Dec 15, 9:49pm -
    • AR-15: Savannah Police considering obtaining AR's, public uneasy...

      AR-15: Savannah Police considering obtaining AR's, public uneasy...

      Of all places, Savannah is the last I would expect the public would be nervous about the Police deploying semi-automatic long guns (they have some low-down dirty criminals down there, they need em')...So...Go fig'...(S9)http://savannahnow.com/crime/2…
      - 24 Nov 15, 7:26am -
    • California Tyranny: Bloomberg Buck$ and Political hunger for Newsom to go with anti-gun B.S. ...

      California Tyranny: Bloomberg Buck$ and Political hunger for Newsom to go with anti-gun B.S. ...

      He cares not for anything but his own "career", taking a page from mentor Diane Feinstien, appear to "do something" to bolster yourself in the public eye, but have a "no-lose strategy" i.e. If he wins this, it makes him look like a "hero", if he lose…
      - 19 Nov 15, 9:34am -
    • Apologia Bar Sinister...

      Apologia Bar Sinister...

      Don't let her good looks fool you: She is a Bytch in real life!!!Please, I feel that sometimes I am lucky just to get back into this blog to post(!!!). Ever since "Google" has decided that there should be one universal login to get to, for example, B…
      - 19 Nov 15, 9:07am -
    • AK-47: Funky Looking Hungarian AMD's confiscated by Police in Brazil...

      AK-47: Funky Looking Hungarian AMD's confiscated by Police in Brazil...

      these Morons have obviously bee watching FB videos of the MX cartel idiots...AK-47 Hungarian variant "AMD's" confiscated by Police in Brazil. "Pimped" AMD basically looks stupid, but it is apparent the owner has no viable brain cells to begin with. P…
      - 19 Nov 15, 9:03am -
    • This is how AK-47's get to Paris

      This is how AK-47's get to Paris

      Folding stock AK's on display"Guns soon became a major export commodity in the Balkans. Western Europe is the target market. “Many firearms trafficked in Europe come from the western Balkans after being held illegally after recent conflicts in the…
      - 17 Nov 15, 1:09am -
    • Cruz gets it right yet again.....

      Cruz gets it right yet again.....

      Nail on the head...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=noy5f-y0uhY&feature=youtu.beE-Mail recipients should redirect to full website at http://semiautomaticheart.blogspot.com/
      - 13 Nov 15, 8:08pm -
    • Full-Auto Pushback (USA)

      Full-Auto Pushback (USA)

      http://www.gunowners.org/machine-guns.htmE-Mail recipients should redirect to full website at http://semiautomaticheart.blogspot.com/
      - 13 Nov 15, 7:53pm -

    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 -

    The Swiss Gun Blog

    • Wahlempfehlung
      Am 18. Oktober 2015 finden in der Schweiz die Wahlen in das Schweizer Parlament statt. Die Haltung eines Politikers zur Waffenfrage ist zugleich Ausdruck seiner Haltung zur persönlichen Freiheit des Bürgers. Aufgrund von Smartvote.ch liess sich er…
      - 21 Sep 15, 8:26pm -
    • Pick up a rifle…
      “Pick up a rifle and you change instantly from a subject to a citizen” – Col. Jeff Cooper, The Art of the Rifle, chap. 1 (Image taken from the poster of the 1939 shooting tournament in Lucerne)
      - 8 Apr 15, 7:59pm -
    • The Right to Keep and Bear Arms.
      Le droit de posséder et de porter des armes découle du droit naturel, tout comme le droit de propriété, la liberté expression, le droit à l’autodétermination sexuelle, etc. La constitution ne crée pas de tels droits, elle ne peut que les…
      - 5 Apr 15, 10:17am -
    • Say No to Gun Registration
      L’enregistrement des armes vient avant leur confiscation. Non au désarmement des citoyens. Zwangsregistrierung von Waffen ist der letzte notwendige Schritt vor der Konfiskation. Nein zur Entwaffnung der Bürger.    
      - 4 Apr 15, 5:02pm -
    • Opération Vercingétorix: Il faut désarmer le citoyen
        Dans le canton de Vaud, les citoyens les contribuables peuvent rendre leurs armes à César à la police. Opération Vercingétorix: collecte d’armes prolongée en 2015 Après deux ans, le bilan satisfaisant de l’opération Vercingétorix enco…
      - 1 Apr 15, 5:09pm -
    • Swiss Revolver 1882
      Cal. 7.5mm Via SwissRifles:  The Model 1882 proved popular enough to continue it’s use, despite the fact that the Luger had been in service for many years.  The Model 1882 had the advantages of being easy to load and operate, they were easy to fi…
      - 6 Feb 15, 8:25pm -
    • Zerreissprobe
      “Je suis Charlie”  – überall stösst man gegenwärtig auf ihn, diesen vermeintlich solidarischen, vermeintlich mutigen Spruch, den so viele Leute aufsagen, predigen, geradezu hinunterbeten, den sie auf Facebook als Profilfoto, oder auf Twitte…
      - 16 Jan 15, 10:48pm -
    • Les islamistes menacent la Suisse
      via 20minutes: Dans une nouvelle vidéo de propagande tournée en Syrie, un membre de l’organisation terroriste a appelé ses «frères» à frapper, notamment, la Confédération helvétique. La vidéo en question est notamment sur Memri et vocati…
      - 14 Jan 15, 9:44pm -
    • So then I said…

      - 11 Jan 15, 5:45pm -
    • “If it saved only one life…”
      The islamist attackers of Charlie Hebdo had obviously been trained and prepared to carry out their military-style raid against journalists in the middle of Paris. Such terrorists will always go against unarmed civilians. As long as we as a society r…
      - 8 Jan 15, 9:30pm -

    The War on Guns

    • newNeed You Ask?
      A gunman who was last seen armed with a rifle remained at large Saturday morning after four women and a man were fatally shot Friday night at a shopping mall about 65 miles north of Seattle... [More]Who could have predicted this as well?Cascade Mall…
      - 24 hours ago 24 Sep 16, 2:26pm -
    • The Problem with Leaders
      The problem with leaders is that we need them. Sometimes. The problem with leaders is that, with all of us humans having been born and bred into hierarchical, authoritarian structures, we monumentally fail to see when we don’t need them. [More]Clai…
      - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 1:34pm -
    • Backdoor Amnesty
      Haitian immigrants cross border through Mexico, claim asylum for quick processing and entry [More]From their point of view, why not take advantage of it, if the door is intentionally left wide open?And no, of course there are no sanctions placed on M…
      - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 12:58pm -
    • So Let's Get Crunchy! Go Team Houston!
      Email shows federal immigration bosses in OT push to swear in new citizens 'due to election' [More]Thank goodness this has nothing to do with that "single issue."Go Team Grover!
      - 3 days ago 22 Sep 16, 10:40pm -
    • 'Forced Flat'
      A young woman, driving home late after work, is targeted for a robbery. Followed by thieves, they shoot out her tire and approach her where she pulls over. Totally unaware and dazed, the victim exposes herself to harm, not prepared for the unexpected…
      - 3 days ago 22 Sep 16, 10:25pm -
    • In the Beginning, There Were Hot Lumps
      Fred on everything. Literally. [More]Me, I'm an adherent of Dr. Technical.
      - 3 days ago 22 Sep 16, 7:13pm -
    • #runthemdown
      Looks like Twitter can't stop the signal. [More](Backstory)
      - 3 days ago 22 Sep 16, 6:55pm -
    • Who Will Guard the Guards
      Hey, it was a youthful indiscretion. [More] Now that he's more fully indoctrinated matured, he makes much better choices (and don't you think "progressive" Snopes would have rated the Islam allegations "False" if they could, instead of resorting to…
      - 3 days ago 22 Sep 16, 6:27pm -
    • Looks Like It Worked as Intended
      "Allowed" or  should it read the mob "opted for self-preservation and were dissuaded from attacking"? [More] And as for the "gun free riots" rule, read what GRNC has to say about that.
      - 3 days ago 22 Sep 16, 5:57pm -
    • Sipsey Street Irregulars Blog Closes Operations
      The closing of Sipsey Street Irregulars marks the end of an era. My opinion is Mike did great work there that deserves a place in the national memory as long as the nation exists to remember. That should be enough. [More]I try to address some of the…
      - 3 days ago 22 Sep 16, 5:31pm -

    Traction Control

    • newToday’s New Additions: 9/25/2016
      XDG9821 $509.99 Springfield Armory X-Treme Duty Sub Compact Mod2 Double Action Only Semi-Automatic Pistol with Gripzone, 9 mm, 3.1″ Barrel, Black Polymer Frame and Stainless Steel Slide, Lightweight Ultra Hi-impact Polymer Frame with Light Rail, To…
      - 2 hours ago 25 Sep 16, 12:02pm -
    • Today’s New Additions: 9/24/2016
      051507490 $486.99 Browning Buck Mark Contour Stainless Single Action Semi-Automatic Pistol, 22 LR, 5.5″ Special Contour Stainless Barrel, Matte Black Frame, Ultragrip RX Ambidextrous Grip, One 10 Round Magazine, Full-Length Picatinny Scope Base, Ad…
      - 1 day ago 24 Sep 16, 12:22pm -
    • Today’s New Addition: 9/23/2016
      T380DT8CT $443.99 Bersa Thunder 380 Duotone Double Action Semi-Automatic Pistol, 380 ACP, 3.5″ Barrel, Two-Tone Finish, Black Polymer Crimson Trace Grips, One 8 Round Magazine, Notched-Bar Dovetailed Rear Sight, Blade Front Sight
      - 2 days ago 23 Sep 16, 10:05am -
    • A Debate Strategy Suggestion for Donald Trump
      @Cernovich @gatewaypundit I think it would be great if @realDonaldTrump stands and walks around while Hillary sits during the debate. — USCitizen (@TexasFFL) September 22, 2016 I suggest, the Commission on Presidential Debates delivers. Commission:…
      - 3 days ago 22 Sep 16, 11:40pm -
    • Today’s New Additions: 9/22/2016
      JXF9F21NS $553.99 Beretta PX4 Storm Type F Double Action Semi-Automatic Pistol with Tritium Sights, 9 mm, 4″ Barrel, Bruniton (Matte Black) Finish, Black Plastic Grips, Interchangeable Backstraps, Two 17 Round Magazines, Picatinny Accessory Rail, F…
      - 3 days ago 22 Sep 16, 10:05am -
    • Woman Stabbed to Death in Public – No One Helped
      A young Delhi woman was stabbed repeatedly in full public view … many bystanders failed to intervene. There is a lot of anger. At some point – regardless of the Country We The People are taking the reigns again.
      - 4 days ago 22 Sep 16, 1:50am -
    • Hillary Clinton’s Chief of Staff has a Husband – Anthony Weiner; Who is a pedophile and an online internet exhibitionist
      But don’t let that bother you, Vote your conscience.    
      - 4 days ago 22 Sep 16, 12:03am -
    • Don’t let Hillary Leave You Defenseless
      Not in my America. That’s just one of the reasons why the 2nd Amendment exists.
      - 4 days ago 21 Sep 16, 11:54pm -
    • So, You Have a 20 Round Box of Ammunition. What if you need more. Much more?
      So … Got Riots? Life is precious. Ammo is cheap. It’s always better to have more than you need. So buy ammo, before investing in silver or gold. It lasts for decades and never goes out of style.
      - 4 days ago 21 Sep 16, 11:42pm -
    • Samsung Galaxy Note eMail Fix
      I didn’t see this fix on ANY of the Samsung Galaxy ‘fix-it’ advice posts found on Google, so here it is: On August 20, 2016 two (of three) POP3 email accounts on my Samsung Galaxy Note II  stopped receiving email. I could compose and send, but…
      - 4 days ago 21 Sep 16, 10:16pm -

    Virginia Shooting Sports Association

    • Roanoke Considering Ban on Certain Types of Firearms in Public
      WSLS has the story here:The idea is to prohibit loaded weapons, including semi-automatic guns that hold 20 rounds or more. Currently a handful of Virginia localities have the ban including Alexandria, Chesapeake, Fairfax, Richmond and several countie…
      - 4 days ago 21 Sep 16, 6:24pm -
    • VSSA Annual Meeeting Wrap-up
      A good crowd turned out for the VSSA Annual Meeting on Saturday at the Arlington/Fairfax IWLA Club and enjoyed an afternoon of shooting and fellowship, then came together for dinner and the meeting part of the event.  Attendees heard from two grea…
      - 4 days ago 21 Sep 16, 5:24pm -
    • The Problems With That New Harvard/Northeastern Study of Gun Owners
      You may have seen stories in news outlets like NPR and The Guardian reporting the results of a new study on gun owners.   The big headline is 3% of gun owners own 50% of the guns in America.  While this new study says there are more gun owners…
      - 4 days ago 21 Sep 16, 5:20pm -
    • Green Top's Ladies on Target Event
      Do you know a lady that has expressed an interest in the shooting sports but doesn't know how to get started?  Green Top has just the event for you.  They will host a Ladies on Target Shotgun, Rifle and Archery event this Saturday, September 24th a…
      - 6 days ago 19 Sep 16, 2:14pm -
    • Beware Fake News Reports
      It seems that some people never tire of spreading misinformation in the hope of getting folks to share news links or forward emails to hundreds of their friends.  The latest is a story from a web site titled "Associated Media Coverage" with the am…
      - 11 days ago 14 Sep 16, 6:18pm -
    • BearingArms.com: Democrats Plan Scripted Gun Control "Day of Out Rage" Today
      Bearingarms.com has the story here:A memo from minority leader Nancy Pelosi’s office calling for a “gun violence prevention day of action” today includes a long itinerary of scripted actions to be taken by Democrat representatives under orders…
      - 11 days ago 14 Sep 16, 3:50pm -
    • Senator Bryce Reeves to Attend and Speak at VSSA Annual Meeting
      Senator Bryce Reeves will attend this year's VSSA Annual meeting.   Senator Reeves, was the sponsor of Senate Bill 610, which was the Senate bill to reverse the decision by the Attorney General’s office in December 2015 to end Virginia’s conc…
      - 13 days ago 12 Sep 16, 3:24pm -
    • Volunteer for the Richmond NRA-ILA Day of Action to Elect Pro-gun Candidates
      NRA-ILA is looking for Second Amendment activists to come out on Saturday, September 24th for the NRA's National Day of Action in the Richmond area! Volunteers will be doing a neighborhood walk to get the word out about pro-gun candidates running…
      - 13 days ago 12 Sep 16, 2:22pm -
    • Arlington/Fairfax IWLA Swap Meet to Benefit Air Rifle Electronic Target Fund
      The Arlington/Fairfax IWLA (a VSSA affiliated club) will hold a swap meet on Sunday, September 25, from 1PM to 5PM, at the club's air rifle range to raise money for it's Electronic Target Fund.  There will also be raffles during the event.  To ge…
      - 15 days ago 10 Sep 16, 3:09pm -
    • Obama's Shifting of Federal Courts to Left Will Impact Gun Rights for Years
      Lawyer and blogger Dave Hardy had this post at Arms and the Law sharing a Reuters article about the massive shift in the make up of the federal circuit court districts.  In 2009, only the 9th Circuit was predominantly made up of Democratic appointe…
      - 17 days ago 8 Sep 16, 1:06pm -

    Yankee Gun Nuts

    • Charter Arms Pitbull – Update
      Many moons ago, we tested the Charter Arms Pitbull revolvers, which fire rimless cartridges.  We tested both the .40S&W and 9mm versions: http://www.yankeegunnuts.com/2012/09/12/first-impressions-charter-arms-pitbull-40sw/ http://www.yankeegunnuts.c…
      - 3 Jul 15, 2:51pm -
    • Condition Yellow: Nature or Nurture?
      Most shooters are at least dimly aware of the “color codes” of awareness (White/Yellow/Orange/Red) that Jeff Cooper popularized. If you read Jeff Cooper’s wikipedia entry, it defines Condition Yellow by quoting The Carry Book: Minnesota Edition…
      - 28 Jun 15, 12:00pm -
    • Bob Owens Can Go Fuck Himself
      What the hell is going on here? First, Jim Dumbo Zumbo shoots his career in the foot by going full-Fudd. Then Dickless Metcalf starts carrying the anti-gunners’ water for them, and his mealy-mouthed editor at Guns & Ammo helps him do it. Now Bob Ow…
      - 12 May 15, 11:39pm -
    • Another Bad Week for Gun-Grabbers
      Pity the anti-gun zealots.  Actually, no I don’t.  I am glad they are hitting every pothole on the road to the future. First, Sarah Brady dies, reducing the number of bloody shirts they can wave.  One less deceptive liar in the world.  And one…
      - 23 Apr 15, 12:40am -
    • The Pressure Builds
      The late, great character actor Strother Martin had many memorable lines in Cool Hand Luke.  Among them: “What we’ve got here is… failure to communicate. Some men you just can’t reach. So you get what we had here last week, which is the way…
      - 22 Apr 15, 11:58pm -
    • Little 9mm Pistols: Most Recent Update
      The popularity of 9mm handguns continues to grow. And the rights of Americans to carry concealed handguns for self-defense are becoming more entrenched across the country.  Even if some areas only try to pay lip-service to them. In light of recent p…
      - 29 Mar 15, 3:22pm -
    • CT Gun Control Update
      When the headline-hungry CT legislature passed Public Act 13-3, and it was signed into law by the stuttering dipshit Gov. Malloy, CT gun owners were legally obligated to take action with regards to any newly-redefined “assault weapons” that were…
      - 8 Feb 15, 9:31pm -
    • What You Gonna Do When They Come For You?
      “Bad Boys” doesn’t quite do them justice, these ignorant terrorist cavemen that attacked the Charlie Hebdo headquarters in Paris and killed 12 people and wounded 7 more.  It takes a special kind of backwardness for a religion to be born in the…
      - 9 Jan 15, 2:45am -
    • Happy New Year!
      Welcome to 2015! 2014 was certainly an interesting year. SigArms and HK released their first modern striker-fired pistols. (Not HK’s first striker design, which was the P7, but their first modern, market-focused design). Glock released their first…
      - 1 Jan 15, 12:19pm -
    • Gun Ownership in a time of Civil Unrest
      The aftermath of the Darren Wilson grand jury wasn’t a surprise to you was it? While not discussing the merits of the case, the many clear signs leading up to the announcement all pointed to two conclusions: that a decision not to indict would be f…
      - 28 Nov 14, 3:18pm -

    The State of Guns

    • Proposed Bill Would Allow Guns on Wisconsin’s School Grounds

      Proposed Bill Would Allow Guns on Wisconsin’s School Grounds

      A bill proposed by a Republican leader in the Wisconsin Legislature would allow residents with concealed weapons permits to carry guns on school grounds. Senate President Mary Lazich and Rep. Robert Brooks unveiled their bill Wednesday and hope to ge…
      - 14 Jan 16, 9:55pm -
    • Nevada prisons add tools to avoid shootings, but keep guns

      Nevada prisons add tools to avoid shootings, but keep guns

      Nevada prison officials say they’re adding more guards and training officers how to use rubber bullets in an effort to end deadly shootings behind bars. But they defended the presence of shotguns in prisons during a meeting today of the Board of St…
      - 14 Jan 16, 9:38pm -
    • California Bill Would Require Police Officers To Keep Guns Secure In Cars

      California Bill Would Require Police Officers To Keep Guns Secure In Cars

      A bill introduced to the California Senate Tuesday would step up safety measures for handguns left in vehicles by law enforcement, according to state officials. Senate Bill 869, introduced by state Senator Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo and Santa Clara Coun…
      - 13 Jan 16, 7:17pm -
    • Marlboro man accused of pulling stun gun at Hudson restaurant

      Marlboro man accused of pulling stun gun at Hudson restaurant

      A Marlboro man was arrested Friday after police said he threatened another man with an illegal stun gun during a dispute in the parking lot of a Chinese restaurant. Police received a call around 7 p.m. Friday from a man who claimed that a man with lo…
      - 13 Jan 16, 5:04pm -
    • Ex-cop must give up guns but gets no further punishment for Cicero road-rage shooting

      Ex-cop must give up guns but gets no further punishment for Cicero road-rage shooting

      49-year-old Mark J. Miller, the former Oswego police officer was forced to surrender his guns tonight after a road-rage shooting in December on East Circle Drive. Miller was sentenced to a one-year conditional discharge by Cicero Town Justice David B…
      - 12 Jan 16, 10:41pm -
    • Mary Wolfe says Obama’s gun order won’t have great effect

      Mary Wolfe says Obama’s gun order won’t have great effect

      While tighter gun restrictions are underway nationwide, Iowa citizens shouldn’t see much of an influence when it comes to buying weapons. State Rep. Mary Wolfe, D-Clinton, said the gun rules that President Obama plans to implement are going to re-d…
      - 12 Jan 16, 3:37pm -
    • Father of Washington school shooter gets 2 years on gun charges

      Father of Washington school shooter gets 2 years on gun charges

      Raymond Fryberg, the father of a teenager who used his dad’s gun to kill four classmates and then himself at a Washington state high school was sentenced Monday to two years in prison on firearms charges. Fryberg apologized for his son’s actions…
      - 11 Jan 16, 7:22pm -
    • Two Live Oak Men Arrested for Gun Theft and Housebreaking

      Two Live Oak Men Arrested for Gun Theft and Housebreaking

      Two Live Oak men arrested in connection to a burglary where several firearms were stolen, according to reports. 21-year-old Richard E. Touchton and 21-year-old Dylan Troy Pennington were booked into the Suwannee County Jail for a Jan. 6 burglary on…
      - 11 Jan 16, 5:11pm -
    • Two Florida Lawmakers Propose Allowing Guns In Airport Terminals

      Two Florida Lawmakers Propose Allowing Guns In Airport Terminals

      Two lawmakers from Florida have filed bills which would permit people with concealed-weapons licenses to carry their firearms in airport terminals. The identical bills, filed by Sen. Wilton Simpson of Trilby and Rep. Jake Raburn of Lithia, will be co…
      - 8 Jan 16, 3:41pm -
    • Walmart Sued in Sale of Ammo Used in Pennsylvania Murders

      Walmart Sued in Sale of Ammo Used in Pennsylvania Murders

      Wal-Mart Stores faces a lawsuit in Pennsylvania claiming store employees negligently allowed an underage, intoxicated customer to buy a box of bullets used to commit three murders. The lawsuit, filed in Philadelphia by families of the victims, seeks…
      - 8 Jan 16, 3:20pm -

    Knife Up

    • Fiscars X7 Hatchet Reveiw

      Fiscars X7 Hatchet Reveiw

      When you are in the woods or at home there is always a need for a little multi purpose hatchet.  Hatchets are great for chopping smaller pieces of wood, as well as prepping kindling.  The Fiscars X7 is a great hatchet for an even better price on am…
      - 1 Mar 15, 2:31am -
    • Top 5 Survival Knives!

      Top 5 Survival Knives!

      You are out in the woods alone, (this is not advised) and you have nothing but your survival knife to accomplish all of you basic needs to survive.  You build a shelter, start a fire and kill a bear to eat.  The next morning you hike out and find c…
      - 1 Mar 15, 12:42am -
    • Cold Steel True Flight Thrower Review
      Throwing knives are cool right? Every kid has at least thought about throwing a knife at someone or something in their life time.  Its a great hobby that tons of people enjoy.   Plus it is at least as safe as skydiving.  No but really it is.  Tha…
      - 21 Feb 15, 11:33pm -
    • Cleaning and Caring for your Knives

      Cleaning and Caring for your Knives

      When you buy something, you probably want it to last for a while.  Especially if you put a lot of money and work into getting it! The same goes for knives.  Every outdoor enthusiast knows that taking care of your equipment is key because you never…
      - 21 Feb 15, 9:46pm -
    • What is a Balisong?

      What is a Balisong?

      “Ive been Hearing a lot about these knifes, balisongs, but what the heck are they?!”  I’m sure at one point or another we have all asked this question.  This should help answer some of the most common questions surrounding balisongs.    Bal…
      - 17 Feb 15, 8:25pm -
    • Victorinox Swiss Army SwissChamp Pocket Knife

      Victorinox Swiss Army SwissChamp Pocket Knife

      You get a sliver, you need to open a can of soup or you need to write a check.  No matter what your need is, you will find that the SwissChamp Pocket Knife by Swiss Army is the perfect fit for you.  To fulfill all your needs while you are hiking, f…
      - 10 Feb 15, 11:41pm -
    • The 10 Things I’m Bringing to the Collapse of Civilization

      The 10 Things I’m Bringing to the Collapse of Civilization

      Everyone has their own list of items for a bug out bag, but few have a special bug out bag for the collapse of a civilization.  So when Russia and China combine forces and nuclear war destroys everyone except you… it’s time for the collapse of c…
      - 15 Jan 15, 3:46pm -
    • Benchmade 556 Mini Griptilian (Unbiased Review)
      Put simply, this is one of the best and most popular EDC (“Every day carry”) knives on the market.  It has become popular among knife enthusiasts for its smaller size, ability to hold an edge, and excellent strength.  Perhaps its biggest weakne…
      - 13 Jan 15, 8:39pm -
    • Watch Two Russians Fight It Out With a Knife and Shovel
      When someone cuts you off on the road, what do you do? I often just let it go because, where I live, most drivers are nice. In the final days of 2013, a new YouTube video emerged that quickly got hundreds of thousands of views. The video was taken fr…
      - 6 Jan 14, 6:05pm -
    • Addicted to Extreme Knives? You’re Not Alone
      Microtech, makers of really cool knives, recently produced a 32.25″ version of their Halo V knife. Halo stands for High Altitude, Low Open and is the first out the front knife the company has ever made. The normal size Halo is 10.5″ long. This ma…
      - 18 Dec 13, 9:05pm -