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  • newMissouri Governor Sending State Troopers To Quell St. Louis Violence
    Amidst rising gang violence in St. Louis, Missouri Governor Mike Parsons announced he’s sending more than two dozen state troopers to the city to work alongside multiple law enforcement agencies at the federal, state, and local level in an attemp…
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  • newAmazon Fights Gun Violence By Banning Ads For Books On Gun Violence
    AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File Amazon is easily the biggest behemoth in books right now. The company can make or break a book, easily enough. After all, it’s the largest book retailer–and retailer in general–in the world. A book listed on Amazon can…
    - 18 hours ago 21 Sep 19, 2:00pm -
  • newUK University Student Jailed After 3D Printing Guns
    Gun control has always been a losing proposition. The truth of the matter is that from the moment governments started trying to ban guns for civilian use, someone immediately went to work trying to circumvent those laws. In an era where people have l…
    - 20 hours ago 21 Sep 19, 12:30pm -
  • Beto O’Rourke: Hero Of The Second Amendment
    There are a lot of pro-gun politicians out there who it’s hard not to admire. Rep. Steve Scalise, for example, was shot by a domestic terrorist who only wanted to kill Republicans, yet his stance on guns has been resolute throughout. I can’t even…
    - 1 day ago 21 Sep 19, 12:00am -
  • CA Capitol Groundskeepers Want Pepper Spray Following Attacks
    There’s been a lot said about the amount of homelessness going on in California, and everyone’s got a hypothesis as to just why that is. Regardless, though, homelessness is rampant. More than that, though, these don’t seem to just be harmless…
    - 1 day ago 20 Sep 19, 10:02pm -
  • Beto In Blackface: Trudeau Calls For Sweeping Gun Bans, Buyback In Canada
    We reported earlier today that Canada’s Liberal Party was soon to unveil its plan for a gun ban, and just a few hours after our story appeared, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made it official. Thoughts and prayers are not enough. We will ban all mil…
    - 1 day ago 20 Sep 19, 9:14pm -
  • Venezuelans Wish They Had Their Own Second Amendment
    The right to keep and bear arms isn’t an American right, but a right that exists within every man and woman throughout the world. The problem, unfortunately, is that pretty much every nation on the planet completely disregards this right as existin…
    - 2 days ago 20 Sep 19, 8:00pm -
  • Meet The Columbine Survivor Questioning Beto’s Gun Ban
    On today’s Bearing Arms’ Cam & Co. you’ll get to hear from Evan Todd, the Columbine survivor who asked Beto O’Rourke about banning all semi-automatic firearms, not just the guns Beto calls “assault weapons”. We talk not only about what…
    - 2 days ago 20 Sep 19, 6:33pm -
  • Tucker Carlson May Be Done With 2A Debates, ‘It’s Too Stupid’
    Tucker Carlson is easily one of the biggest names in right-leaning media, if not the biggest. Between his Fox News show and his website, The Daily Caller, he definitely knows how to make a splash. Couple that with his incredibly popular books, and…
    - 2 days ago 20 Sep 19, 6:00pm -
  • House Freedom Caucus Opposes Trump Over Background Checks
    While we aren’t likely to see any proposals on gun control coming down from the White House this week, not after yesterday’s revelations, we do know that President Donald Trump has expressed some desire to expand background checks. That may or ma…
    - 2 days ago 20 Sep 19, 4:00pm -

Western Rifle Shooters Association

Patriot Rising

  • Beto & Democrats Going All-In on Gun Confiscation

    Beto & Democrats Going All-In on Gun Confiscation

    Democrat Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke continues to struggle to gain any sort of traction for his campaign. With some polls putting him in 10th place, and his average sitting around 7th, some might say that it is desperation time for the…
    - 5 days ago 17 Sep 19, 1:30pm -
  • Did ‘Beto’ O’Rourke ‘Scramble’ Dem’s Message, or Clarify it?

    Did ‘Beto’ O’Rourke ‘Scramble’ Dem’s Message, or Clarify it?

    The Associated Press is reporting that “Beto O’Rourke’s ‘hell yes’ moment at the Democrats’ presidential debate is scrambling his party’s message on guns,” but Second Amendment advocates contend that’s not accurate; instead of “sc…
    - 5 days ago 17 Sep 19, 1:14pm -
  • Media Happily Lends Republicans Its Megaphone to Sell Out Gun Owners

    Media Happily Lends Republicans Its Megaphone to Sell Out Gun Owners

    “A red flag law will reduce bloodshed and respect the rights of gun owners,” Florida “Republican” Senator Marco Rubio disingenuously promises in a Thursday promo piece for universal harassment of the “law-abiding,” happily hosted by The N…
    - 5 days ago 17 Sep 19, 1:04pm -
  • Red Flag Gun Laws Are Rooted In Communist Methods Of Oppression
    This week government officials are set to come back from their summer recess, and I have heard from a couple different sources that the US Senate in particular is seeking to fast track legislation on Red Flag gun laws as well as a possible ban on pri…
    - 6 days ago 16 Sep 19, 4:00pm -
  • O’Rourke’s ‘Hell, Yes’ Candor Bares All Democrats’ True Intent On Guns ~ VIDEO

    O’Rourke’s ‘Hell, Yes’ Candor Bares All Democrats’ True Intent On Guns ~ VIDEO

    Democrat presidential hopeful Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke’s outburst on gun control during Thursday evening’s presidential debate, and the applause that followed, effectively erased any doubts about the true intent the candidate, his par…
    - 6 days ago 16 Sep 19, 2:27pm -
  • The Facts About Rifles and Crime

    The Facts About Rifles and Crime

    When it comes to our Second Amendment rights, one major flashpoint seems to be over the modern multi-purpose semiautomatic firearms, particularly the AR-15. Now, for those of us who are familiar with Justice Department statistics, we know that rifles…
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  • WaPo’s Desperate ‘Do Something’ Demand Inadvertently Shows Futility of ‘Gun Control’

    WaPo’s Desperate ‘Do Something’ Demand Inadvertently Shows Futility of ‘Gun Control’

    “Do something, Mr. McConnell,” The Washington Post wrings its hands and wails in a virtue-bleating Wednesday editorial. “When the Senate returns from its Labor Day recess, it must act on guns.” Something must be done! We’ve heard that befor…
    - 12 days ago 9 Sep 19, 11:13pm -
  • Do Something, Or The Gun Grabbers Will Do It For Us

    Do Something, Or The Gun Grabbers Will Do It For Us

    The siren call for gun control has once again lured The Washington Post onto the rocks. In an opinion piece published on-line on the 3rd of September, the Editorial Board calls on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to end his “inertia on gun sa…
    - 14 days ago 8 Sep 19, 6:14pm -
  • Trump & GOP Must Not Buckle To Press & Dems Looking to Destroy Second Amendment

    Trump & GOP Must Not Buckle To Press & Dems Looking to Destroy Second Amendment

    “Now I will tell you the answer to my question. It is this. The Party seeks power entirely for its own sake. We are not interested in the good of others; we are interested solely in power, pure power. What pure power means you will understand prese…
    - 14 days ago 8 Sep 19, 6:05pm -
  • Socialist Transformation Of America Is Inevitable If Second Amendment Withers & Dies

    Socialist Transformation Of America Is Inevitable If Second Amendment Withers & Dies

    A seditious press and the new progressive left Democrats seek to undermine a free Constitutional Republic. “If the media were honest, they would say, Look, here are the interests we represent and this is the framework within which we look at things…
    - 15 days ago 6 Sep 19, 11:12pm -

The Armed Lutheran

  • ALR Episode 186 – Competitive Shooting and the Third Commandment
    In this week's episode, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett discuss a topic suggested by Reformation Gun Club member Jackie about the Third Commandment and shooting pistol matches on Sunday. Use these Links to Support Armed Lutheran Radio Armed Lutheran Radio i…
    - 6 days ago 15 Sep 19, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 185 – Context, Practice, and Ricochets
    In this week's variety show Mia Anstine talks about gun safety and the dangers of ricochets, Sgt. Bill Silvia shares more tips from his preparations for the upcoming 2019 IDPA World Championship, and Pastor Bennett explores the context of this week's…
    - 13 days ago 8 Sep 19, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 184 – Imitating a Non-Violent Savior
    This week we are playing “Stump the Pastor – Long Form Edition.” Lloyd shares excerpts from, and Pastor Bennett responds to, an article by an Army veteran turned pacifist who now questions how followers of a “nonviolent Savior who gives life…
    - 20 days ago 1 Sep 19, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 183 – Say Something, the DC Project, and World Champs
    This week Lloyd shares thoughts on ways we can stop mass shootings without changing our laws, Mia reports on her DC Project experience, and Sgt. Bill is prepping for the 2019 IDPA World Championship. Use these Links to Support Armed Lutheran Radio Ar…
    - 27 days ago 25 Aug 19, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 182 – God’s Too Busy Playing Skee-Ball
    In this episode Lloyd and Pastor Bennett tackle an article by a former “minister” who sarcastically wonders why God hasn't done anything to stop gun violence. Use these Links to Support Armed Lutheran Radio Armed Lutheran Radio is a listener-supp…
    - 34 days ago 18 Aug 19, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 181 – Red Flags Everywhere
    This week is our variety show, with tips from Mia, Sgt. Bill and Pastor Bennett. And, as you can tell from the title of today’s show, we’re talking about gun violence and some of the suggested solutions that are being discussed. Use these Links t…
    - 41 days ago 11 Aug 19, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 180 – The Minister of Gun Violence Prevention
    In this week's show Lloyd and Pastor Bennett are fisking an article from the Presbyterian Church USA (PC-USA) about the ordination of a new “Minister of Gun Violence Prevention.” Use these Links to Support Armed Lutheran Radio Armed Lutheran Radi…
    - 48 days ago 4 Aug 19, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 179 – Pinatas and Gear and Bears, Oh My!
    This week Pastor Bennett comments on a disturbing story out of Chicago where kids were encouraged to whack a Pinata shaped like an ICE agent at a party sponsored by the local Chamber of Commerce. We go back to the grooveyard of forgotten favorites wi…
    - 55 days ago 28 Jul 19, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 178 – A Fire and a Funeral
    In this week's show Lloyd comments on practical and moral lessons from a deadly arson  in Japan and discusses how the funeral of Baby Monica in Brooklyn is a hopeful celebration of life sign in the midst of our culture of death. Use these Links to S…
    - 62 days ago 21 Jul 19, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 177 – Sweat, Stress, and the Seven Deadly Sins
    The gang's all here again after a couple busy weeks away! Mia has tips for dealing with stress when shooting, Sgt. Bill has been shooting in hot the Texas Summer and has tips for how to prepare and deal with the heat, and Pastor Bennett is back from…
    - 69 days ago 14 Jul 19, 11:00pm -


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.
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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 - News

Mississippi Gun News

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.
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  • Six Years
    This blob has been around for 6 years. Meh.
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • Wizard of ID on Smart Gun Tech

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  • 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…..
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  • Photo
    What do you think?  Winchester Model 12?
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  • Friday Morning Stupidity

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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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 →
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  • Next Time Someone Tells You CEO Pay Should go to Employees
    We repeatedly see complaints about how much CEOs are paid when the question of minimum wage hikes comes up, with the implication (or outright claim) that if the CEO and executives were paid less, the minimum wage hike wouldn’t be … Continue readi…
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  • Interesting experience at UW Madison
    I just got back from a commencement ceremony at UW Madison, and two or three times a speaker mentioned that President Obama visited the campus twice in the last year. The reaction was closer to what I would expect if … Continue reading →
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  • 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.…
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  • More From My Sheriff

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  • Something New
    I just purchased my first turkey hunting permit. Looking forward to trying that, the time slot I have is for mid-May this year.
    - 20 Mar 14, 5:40pm -
  • Gratuitous Gun Pics
    I purchased this a while back to fill the 22 pistol slot in the Must Have Gun List. Ruger MK II with a 12 inch barrel and a Leopold 4 power scope. … Continue reading →
    - 18 Mar 14, 2:01am -

DC Handgun Info

  • CHECK THIS OUT: A tiny RED or WHITE LED light for miscell. tasks!
    I work in security (and drive for a living as well) and often need a tiny task light that won't take up one of my hands. It's like a clip-on reading lamp, but it has the option of a bright red LED so that it preserves your night vision! To buy it, c…
    - 1 Dec 18, 3:12pm -
  • Traveling with your Handgun Soon? A MUST-HAVE
    2018 Traveler's Guide to the Firearm Laws of the Fifty StatesA friend just asked me "How can I readily know what the carry laws are in the various states?" I said there's a perfect resource for that: the 2018 Traveler's Guide to the Firearms Laws of…
    - 5 Apr 18, 5:59pm -
  • 1911 (born 1910)? or Glock (born 1988)?
    (My Colt)I've been meaning to write up a blog post on this rivalry -- 1911 or Glock -- for some time. I may have already written a piece on it here at DCHI, but here's my current take. I have owned both a used Colt (Model 1911) Series 80 in 45 ACP,…
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  • "Classical Liberal"? "What's That?" -- An alternative to Democrat and Republican Parties
    I have to credit the late Albert Jay Nock (d. 1943) with opening my eyes to the nature of "The State" (as opposed to government) with his incisive book, "Our Enemy, The State", available at Amazon* in multiple formats: hardback, paperback, Kindle, an…
    - 12 Mar 18, 9:10pm -
  • Olympics Biathlon (Cross-country Skiing + Target Shooting), PyeongChang 2018 TV schedule here
    Biathlon -- from the Greek: "bi" (two) + "athlon" (contest) -- is a great sport combining two high-intensity disciplines that work at cross-purposes! Cross-country skiing gets your heart pumping and your lungs working overtime, then you have to stop…
    - 12 Feb 18, 2:19am -
  • Ruger announces Mark IV (.22 LR) pistol recall!
    Ruger has found a safety-related problem with their NEW Mark IV pistols ONLY made before June 2017. Click here to be sent to the official release from the manufacturer. This manufacturing error is why it is so very important to know and observe the F…
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  • NOT GUN-RELATED: What will it take to pay off my credit card?
    If you're like most people, you carry a lot of credit card debt. I've got to whittle my own debt down.I checked out, one of the best sites for mortgage loans/student loans/banking/credit cards/etc. There, I found a credit card pay-off ca…
    - 3 May 17, 2:52am -
  • Remington 870 (ex-police dept. guns) on SALE NOW
    If you're a shotgun fan, and want one to protect your house, farm, etc., Southern Ohio Gun is offering 18 to 20-inch barrel Remington Police Magnums 870s at bargain prices: under $270 each! (PS: Should be DC-legal as a long gun.)CLICK HERE to be rout…
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  • Best Preparedness Blog: ACTIVE RESPONSE TRAINING by Greg ELLIFRITZ
      (Aftermath of Boston Marathon bombing by two terrorist brothers; no info available on the image.)Lately I've been thinking of boning up on tactical first aid matters. I subscribe to Active Response Training's FREE  e-newsletter. If you are conce…
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  • SOLD OUT - Bud's Gun Shop (Online) / USED Belgian, Israeli, Hungarian HI-POWER 9mm PISTOLS
    Used Interarms Surplus FN Hi-Power 9mm 13+1 FairBud's Gun Shop (was) offering used Browning Hi-Powers (AKA the P-35) in 9mm -- several versions and conditions available: Belgian (FN, highest quality), Israeli, and Hungarian versions. Prices are great…
    - 23 May 16, 2:54am -

Dustin's Gun Blog

  • You've never budgeted like this before
    Like most people I never learned any effective method to manage and budget my money while I was growing up.  Over the years I tried many of the traditional budget methods such as listing our...
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  • 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...
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  • 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.
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    The folks over at 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%...
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  • 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....
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  • 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...
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  • Star Parker - Standing up for Gun Rights
    Three must see videos posted by gun rights activist Star Parker:
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  • 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!...
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  • Equal Gun Rights!
    From the SAF. Find additional details at
    - 27 Feb 13, 7:57pm -

Minuteman Review

  • NSA Invades Google’s Servers, Google Strikes Back – Who’s Right?
    With network security concerns on the rise, the NSA has been working around the clock to prevent security breaches that could create major problems for the nation. Members of the NSA have also been working to prevent future acts of terror, by trying…
    - 65 days ago 19 Jul 19, 7:57am -
  • The Best AR 15 Bipod Reviews to Stabilize all Your Shots in 2019
    There was a time when the AR-15 was almost strictly a short to medium range platform. However, AR-15s come in more chamberings than ever. Even the standard 5.56mm round is quite capable at long range, with modern ammunition. So, it pays to have the b…
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  • 11 Times the Second Amendment was Attacked and Prevailed
    Share this Image On Your Site<p><strong>Please include attribution to with this graphic.</strong><br /><br /><a href=''><img src='http://2rr2f9lvi3-flywheel.netdna-ssl…
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  • The Best Survival Knife for 2019: Survival Knife Showdown
    A strong survival knife is a vital part of any bug out bag, survival, or even camping kit. Even in non-critical situations, you’ll find that your knife quickly becomes your go-to tool out in the wilderness.In these situations, your knife will get a…
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  • Ruger AR 556 Review: The AR-15 For Everyone?
    There’s no shortage of affordable AR-15s on the market. But not all of them are great rifles. Often, you really do get what you pay for.However, some rifles deliver on every dollar and offer excellent performance at a reasonable price point.Ruger A…
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  • How to Interact With Police When You’re Armed
    It’s been in the news a few times in recent memory:There’s a shooting or violent crime. When the police arrive, they shoot an armed concealed carrier, mistaking him for the shooter or perpetrator.These situations are unfortunate. But they’re no…
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  • 11 Facts Proving Hunters Help Wildlife Thrive
    Share this Image On Your Site<p><strong>Please include attribution to with this graphic.</strong><br /><br /><a href=''><img src='…
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  • The Best Fixed Blade Knife for Every Occasion
    Folding knives are handy for everyday carry and strong enough to handle minor cutting tasks.However, a fixed blade is much stronger, easier to get into action, and can even be a better every day carry knife, if you have the right gear for it.Obviousl…
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  • The Best AR-10 Rifles [2019]
    The AR-10 is a staple in the realm of semi-automatic rifles chambered in .308.It’s essentially an AR-15 that fires a beefier round. This is handy because some parts are interchangeable between an AR-15 and an AR-10—depending on the brand—and th…
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  • The Best Pistol Red Dot Sights to Check Out in 2019
    Pistol red dot sights are an evolution of the red dot and reflex sights that were originally only mounted on rifles.Red dot sights are designed to help hand gunners acquire their sights faster so they can make faster shots. But red dots also make it…
    - 20 Dec 18, 6:59am -

Gears of Guns

  • Howa American Flag Chassis Rifle Review
    The Howa American Flag Chassis Rifle A First Look We have been working with the Howa American Flag Chassis Rifle for months and if you haven’t checked out our first look, I have it linked below (full review at the bottom). .308 vs 6.5CM in the How…
    - 4 days ago 18 Sep 19, 5:00pm -
  • Sightmark Solitude 20-60×80 Spotting Scope
    Today we are reviewing two products by Sellmark.  The Sightmark Solitude 20-60x80SE spotting scope and the Firefield Scarab 9-12” bipod. The Sightmark Solitude 20-60x80SE spotting scope is an entry-level scope. We decided to review this lower-cost…
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  • We Will Never Forget.

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  • YHM Turbo K Suppressor Review – New For 2019
    Intro to the YHM Turbo K Suppressor As you might have seen The YHM Turbo K Suppressor when we went to Austin, TX to meet up with Silencershop and Chris Graham of Yankee Hill Machine. When they released the YHM Turbo K suppressor at SHOT 2019 we were…
    - 18 days ago 4 Sep 19, 5:00pm -
  • Video: IWI Masada First Look – Spongy and Crisp?
    I have had the IWI Masada for a few weeks, but due to other more pressing project deadlines, I had to wait to publish this article. Since this video is a first look, I don’t want to give away too many spoilers, as I have new opinions since I first…
    - 32 days ago 21 Aug 19, 5:00pm -
  • Article: Refactor Tactical Targets – A Target Review?
    I was asked by Refactor Tactical if I would like more targets to review and I, of course, told them yes. Reviewing targets is not an easy thing to do. I am writing this on a Saturday after Tanner spent the day shooting videos. We tried to shoot this…
    - 33 days ago 20 Aug 19, 10:00am -
  • Magnum Research Baby Eagle – A Neutral Review?
    The Magnum Research Baby Eagle in 9mm might have been one of the hardest reviews we have ever published. The pros and cons equaled out, but would I buy it?
    - 39 days ago 14 Aug 19, 5:00pm -
  • Sponsored: Federal Premium Gold Medal Sierra MATCHKING .308 Win Ammo Review
    A few months back we were contacted by to help them promote their new website, and in return, they sent us out some .308 Win ammo for us to be able to use in reviews.  Ammo has always been a hard thing to review if it isn’t somet…
    - 45 days ago 8 Aug 19, 10:30am -
  • Video: SilencerCo Salvo 12 Shotgun Suppressor on a KSG Review
    Hey, before you read this epic article about this shotgun suppressor, have you noticed we have updated If you have time, I hope you stick around and read other articles and watch some videos we have for you. Hope you like the new lay…
    - 46 days ago 7 Aug 19, 5:00pm -
  • Video: Walther Q5 Match 9mm Pistol – A first Look
    I love working with Walther firearms.  They are a brand that I grew up hearing about since it is the “James Bond” gun. My father and I use to watch any and all Bond films when they were on. To this day, it is a great childhood memory. Now that I…
    - 53 days ago 31 Jul 19, 5:00pm -

God, Gals, Guns, Grub

  • Securing your gun in your vehicle: Amazon Basics Portable Security Case XL with Combination Lock
    It seems that hardly a week or two goes by that you don't see or hear news of a gun getting stolen from a vehicle. More often than not, the vehicle was unlocked and the gun was just sitting under a seat, in a center console, or a glove box.This i…
    - 12 May 19, 10:47pm -
  • Go get yourself some cheap (safety) sunglasses...
    I have to make a confession... while I have a fairly expensive set of Oakley Radar shooting safety glasses... and a couple of other more costly brands too... more often than not, you'll find me wearing a set of Walmart's Safety Vu Bifocal Safety Gla…
    - 14 Apr 19, 11:43pm -
  • Every Day Preparedness for Regular Folks: The Dorcy LED Mini Lantern...
    Sometimes inexpensive is cheap... and sometimes inexpensive is good enough. Good enough is right where the Dorcy LED Mini Lantern falls in providing a good, portable, and affordable light source for regular folks during a power outage, while camping,…
    - 8 Apr 19, 8:34pm -
  • Guys... don't box yourselves in.
    Sometimes, you just can't make stuff up that's as dumb as reality. I recently saw a man in a public restroom set his pistol on the top of the urinal while he relieved himself. Now before you think or say you'd never be that dumb... would you use a wa…
    - 31 Mar 19, 2:35am -
  • Making space... before you need it!
    I recently read a story about a gal who was assaulted and robbed between her vehicle and the fuel pumps while filling up at a gas station. I thought I'd share a simple tip: Create space at the pump!You don't have to park right up tight, next to the…
    - 23 Mar 19, 6:39pm -
  • Daylight Savings Time... our semi-annual readiness check.
    Well, I'm still looking for that hour I lost last night, but we should get it back next fall. Twice a year... here in Ohio... we change our clocks for Daylight Savings Time. While the advantages gained are debatable... it's our semi-annual reminder t…
    - 13 Mar 17, 12:54am -
  • I'm a pretty good shot... and hand, finger, and grip strength have a lot to do with it.
    While most of the firearms we have are "stock", we still have quite a few with modifications... including various "trigger jobs" on rifles, shotguns, and handguns. A friend recently told me he was ordering a "Ghost Trigger" for his Glock because the…
    - 22 Feb 17, 12:20am -
  • Pepper-Spray should be part of your Every Day Carry...
    After recently spending some time answering questions and discussing pepper-spray with several different folks, I decided to post some of my thoughts about carrying pepper-spray for defensive use. In the spirit of full disclosure, I am a SABRE Red ce…
    - 2 Feb 17, 3:00pm -
  • 32,800 rounds through a Ruger SR9...
    It's been almost ten years since Ruger introduced the SR9 and SR9c pistols... and more than eight years since our family adopted the SR9 and SR9c as our primary pistols for home and self-defense.  We own... well, let's say more than six and less tha…
    - 20 Jan 17, 3:00pm -
  • Why do you yell at your targets?
    The gals and I are fortunate to have our own shooting range out back... it allows us to shoot regularly... pretty much whenever we want. Sometimes friends, students, and others will join us for some shooting fun, practice, and training. Not too long…
    - 12 Jan 17, 3:00pm -

Gun Free Zone

    My Gun Culture

    • Where Should You Sit?
      Here’s an interesting mental exercise on the best place to sit in a coffee shop. This layout is a tough one – on purpose I suspect… Take a look at the photo above.  If you were visiting a coffee shop, which seat would you pick?  I’ve seen t…
      - 3 days ago 19 Sep 19, 1:50am -
    • Florida Handicap Parking Spot Case Update
      Stand your ground laws don’t allow you to be stupid… Anyone who carries a firearm for personal protection should take note of the verdict in a dispute over a handicap parking spot that led to a shooting in Clearwater, Florida, on July 19, 2018. F…
      - 4 days ago 18 Sep 19, 5:46pm -
    • Why Are Glocks So Popular?
      Like people, some guns are famous for certain attributes, while others are famous for being famous. I think the long-term fame of Glocks draws a bit from each of those realms, although I’m not sure if the Kardashians use them. The First Tactical Tu…
      - 4 days ago 18 Sep 19, 2:27pm -
    • CMMG Mk10 Banshee Pistol, Gets a 10mm Power Boost
      There’s a new Banshee in town and it’s finally chambered in 10mm. If you’re looking for a high-class 10mm pistol or short-barrel rifle, you need to check this out… Actually, anytime a company releases a new pistol caliber carbine, there’s a…
      - 5 days ago 17 Sep 19, 1:14pm -
    • Should You Suppress a Home-Defense Gun?
      Should you put a suppressor on a home-defense gun? That depends, there are a lot of factors to consider… With all that headache and waiting around just to get your hands on a firearms suppressor, should you ever consider using one on a home defense…
      - 5 days ago 16 Sep 19, 11:11pm -
    • Parkland Father Uncovers What Media Failed To Look For
      If you read nothing else today, read this article in its entirety. Seriously. The Parkland killer was, as we later learned, a seriously messed up person. He was violent and the Broward County Sheriff’s Office was pretty much on a first-name basis w…
      - 11 days ago 10 Sep 19, 11:51pm -
    • Water Filter Test Results | Best Choice for Backpacking, Survival & More
      The folks at Wideners Reloading and Shooting Supply have produced an incredibly valuable reference page for water purification and filtration. If you spend time in the outdoors, it’s a must read and bookmark resource. Our massive water filter test…
      - 12 days ago 10 Sep 19, 6:36pm -
    • S&W Revolver Frame Sizes (Part I)
      Mystified by the myriad of revolver frame types? N, J, K, L, E-I-E-I-O? Head over to the Tactical Professor for a simple explanation… #Smith&WessonSunday First in an ongoing series. This series owes much to the Standard Catalog of Smith & Wesson. T…
      - 12 days ago 10 Sep 19, 1:42pm -
    • Massive Murder Rate in Mexico Yet Only 1% Legally Own a Gun and Rifles Are Banned
      So, it appears that the murder rate in Mexico is 6 times that of the US, yet guns are largely banned with less than 1% of the population licensed to own a one. The largest rifle legal to buy is the simple .22 caliber. #Gunsense In 2018, Mexico’s mu…
      - 12 days ago 9 Sep 19, 11:09pm -
    • Walther Begins Shipping ‘First Edition’ PPK/S Pistols -The Firearm Blog
      I’ve got a 60’s era InterArms Walther PPK/S that’s a true classic. Glad to see this hit the market… A little while back Walther Arms announced that they were going to begin US-based production of the iconic PPK in .380. Well production is now…
      - 13 days ago 9 Sep 19, 6:22pm -

    Gun Pundit

    • Negligible Bump
      A ban on the “bump stock” devices that made the Las Vegas attack so deadly would enjoy broad public support, according to a new poll. Yet gun policy experts say a ban would probably have a negligible effect on mass shooting deaths....This is a…
      - 12 Oct 17, 10:12pm -
    • Knives and Flaming Cats
      You can't make this stuff up....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
      - 11 Oct 17, 10:32pm -
    • GunPundit is reloading
      Murdoc is in the process of trying to get things rolling again. Thanks for your patience....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
      - 11 Oct 17, 9:37pm -
    • PETITION.ORG: Ban California
      Looking at the state of California, it clearly represents a high capacity magazine....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
      - 12 Jan 17, 12:29pm -
    • Burst Review: CZ Scorpion Carbine
      James Grant of Burst Review gets his hands on a CZ Scorpion Carbine....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
      - 11 Jan 17, 5:35am -
    • Obama’s End Hurts Gun Company Stocks
      Gun sales fell last month following the election of Donald Trump as President, and analysts see a clear connection as gun enthusiasts no longer perceive a threat to the Second Amendment the way they did under President Obama—or might have under a P…
      - 10 Jan 17, 2:29pm -
    • Umarex ARX Ammo
      The groundbreaking Umarex SpeedBand sabot was developed for use with Umarex ARX bullets in .357, .40 and .45 caliber while the base-style SpeedBelt sabot was designed for use with .50 caliber Umarex ARX ammo and performs flawlessly in both muzzleload…
      - 10 Jan 17, 2:28am -
    • No Hunting Children In Area
      Punctuation matters....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
      - 7 Jan 17, 2:29pm -
    • January Weapon Blog Contests
      Weapon-Blog has updated its Gun Contests list with all the gun and gear related contests for the month....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
      - 7 Jan 17, 3:23am -
    • 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.
      - 17 Jul 16, 8:27pm -

    Home on the Range

    • newDoors Closed - Windows Opened
      Folks - I'm going to be offline as far as the blog for at least the next two weeks.  I found out yesterday a dear friend of mine, who is also an author, was diagnosed with cancer the end of August after she came out in her Glamper Camper and stayed…
      - 17 hours ago 21 Sep 19, 2:57pm -
    • The Grill Next Door
      There's more to your grill than meat.  Over the last couple of summers, I've grilled an assortment of veggies as well as peaches and pineapple to serve alongside pork or over ice cream (and if you drizzle a little rum on the pineapple before serving…
      - 3 days ago 19 Sep 19, 3:13pm -
    • But They ARE Family. . . .
      I'm home from my Dad's and just chillin' with my husband and our two rescue Labs. Dad's settled into assisted living quite nicely.  The staff there was great, and the maintenance folks refill his suet feeder outside his window so he can watch the bi…
      - 7 days ago 15 Sep 19, 7:49pm -
    • Going Offline to Visit Dad
      I will be offline until next weekend as I go to spend some time with Dad. He's still in good spirits but his health is slowly failing (he's almost 100 years old).Partner in Grime just got back from over two weeks in SE Asia on business so he's taking…
      - 16 days ago 6 Sep 19, 3:43pm -
    • For Those In Dorian's Path
      Prayers this morning for the people of the Bahamas as well as our friends who live on the Southeast Coast of the United States.
      - 19 days ago 3 Sep 19, 2:36am -
    • Winged Freedom
      A chapter from "True Course  - Lessons of a Life Aloft" by Brigid Johnson. Available at Amazon and Barnes and Noble.Chapter 4 - Winged FreedomIn thinking back to those early days of flight training, I remember getting lost on my first solo cross-cou…
      - 24 days ago 29 Aug 19, 2:59pm -
    • Blog Meet Memories
      On the 8th anniversary of our first official "date" a post for my husband, Partner in Grime, who I have been friends with for 11 years (where did the time go?). This will bring a smile as the "Sheep" thing comes up every so often as we drive together…
      - 26 days ago 27 Aug 19, 2:40pm -
    • Let Them Eat Pancakes
      When I was a kid, sometimes we'd have pancakes for dinner. It was usually when the household budget was tight. My Mom quit her 13-year career as an LEO to be a full-time Mom, and Dad took a lesser paying position that allowed him to be home every nig…
      - 27 days ago 26 Aug 19, 2:43pm -
    • Take your Dog to Work Day.
      But why can't we go to "work" with you?We can eat all the food that everyone forgets in the back of the lunchroom fridge.We can bark at people from the guard shack that we don't recognize.We can sniff the packages that come through the x-ray machine…
      - 31 days ago 22 Aug 19, 10:46am -
    • Weekend Water Dogs

      - 33 days ago 20 Aug 19, 6:16pm -

    Jerking the Trigger

    • newPocketUp Morph Pockets
      Sometimes you need a little more storage capacity or organization. Sometimes you don’t. PocketUp’s Morph Pockets can be attached to any MOLLE compatible surface and they lay completely flat when they aren’t needed. When they are needed, they ca…
      - 12 hours ago 21 Sep 19, 8:14pm -
    • Blue Force Gear PLATEminus V3 and V4
      Blue Force Gear’s newest versions of the venerable PLATEminus plate carrier are now available. PLATEminus V3 and V4 build on the original with a host of improvements and options. V3 is a more minimal, lower profile carrier with a webbing cummerbund…
      - 2 days ago 20 Sep 19, 7:48pm -
    • Tyrant CNC Uni-Comp – Universal Fit Compensator for 9mm Handguns
      Tyrant CNC’s new Uni-Comp is a universal fit compensator for handguns chambered in 9mm. Basically, if it has a ½-28 threaded barrel, the Uni-Comp will fit. Like Tyrant CNC’s line of T-Comps, the Uni-Comp has a two-piece design that installs in s…
      - 2 days ago 20 Sep 19, 3:10pm -
    • New All-in-One Torque Driver from Fix It Sticks
      Fix it Sticks’ compact torque limiting sockets is one of the things that sets their firearm tool kits apart from others. Previously, the Torque Drivers that they offered were compact but could only provide one torque setting per driver so the kits…
      - 3 days ago 19 Sep 19, 3:29pm -
    • Rally Around ITS Tactical
      Bryan and Kelly Black of ITS Tactical have built into this community a lot over the years. Now the community has a chance to give back. Trey Smith, Bryan and Kelly’s son, was recently involved in a life threatening motorcycle accident. The accident…
      - 4 days ago 18 Sep 19, 5:46pm -
    • Complete Pork Sword Pistols Now Available from Black Collar Arms
      Austin, TX (September 17, 2019) — Earlier this year Black Collar Arms brought AR-like modularity and build-it-at-home fun to the bolt action market with our extremely lightweight (13.6 ounces!) and minimalist Pork Sword Chassis and with our Build K…
      - 4 days ago 18 Sep 19, 4:01pm -
    • Mission Spec Price Reduction on Two Items
      Mission Spec announces two permanent product price reductions effective immediately. The FidoHold™ dog collar end user cost has been reduced to $13 shipped (CONUS). No design changes. Still available in all the great camo patterns that it was befor…
      - 4 days ago 17 Sep 19, 9:10pm -
      MAWL®-X1 September 16, 2019 (Redmond, WA) – B.E. Meyers & Co., Inc. is proud to announce the addition of MAWL®-X1, a United States Department of Defense specific variant of the company’s highly successful MAWL® (Modular Advanced Weapon Laser)…
      - 5 days ago 17 Sep 19, 7:10pm -
    • Shield Arms Opens Preorders for S15 Magazines – 15 Round Magazine for the Glock 43X and 48
      If the idea of a Glock 43X or 48 with 15 round capacity is exciting to you, you likely remember our previous post on the Shield Arms S15 Magazines. It has been a while since news of the magazines first got out but it appears their release is now clos…
      - 5 days ago 17 Sep 19, 3:24pm -
    • On Foot, Off Grid: Suntactics sCharger-14
      I’ll just say up front that this sCharger-14 is easily the best portable solar charger that I have used and then I’ll spend the rest of this article telling you why. The bottom line is that the quality is excellent, they are assembled and support…
      - 6 days ago 16 Sep 19, 5:04pm -

    Arms Vault

      Legally Armed in Detroit

      • Residence From Home Invasions on Bill Frady's "Lock and Load"
        Rick Ector Discusses Hardening Your Residence From Home Invasions on Bill Frady's "Lock and Load"Last night, Planet Rick was visited by Bill Frady from "Lock n Load Radio!" We spent some time over the air talking about how to best secure your reside…
        - 2 days ago 20 Sep 19, 8:22pm -
      • Rick Ector Debuts on "To The Republic" to Discuss Women and Guns
        Rick Ector Debuts on "To The Republic" to Discuss Women and GunsI was profiled on a brand new podcast started by Rebecca Schmoe and Tim Knight - To The Republic. I was given an opportunity to share with their listening audience about a project by whi…
        - 9 days ago 13 Sep 19, 12:40pm -
      • Rick Ector Discusses Firearm Training for Women on the "On Fire Show"
        Rick Ector Discusses Firearm Training for Women on the "On Fire Show."I had the honor of being a guest on Daryl M Brooks' show - On Fire Show. During an engaging two part interview we covered a litany of topics. Personally, it gave me an opportunity…
        - 9 days ago 13 Sep 19, 6:51am -
      • Rick Ector Rails Against Red Flag Laws At Gun Rights Rally in Lansing
        Rick Ector Rails Against Red Flag Laws  At Rights Rally in LansingOn September 10th, Rick Ector gave a speech against Red Flag laws at the annual Second Amendment March in Lansing at the Capitol Building.According to Ector, Red Flag laws are evil be…
        - 10 days ago 12 Sep 19, 7:02am -
      • Rick Ector Appears In News Story About Gun Rights Rally in Lansing
        Rick Ector Appears In News Story About Gun Rights Rally in LansingYesterday, Rick Ector was present at the annual Second Amendment March in Lansing at the Capitol Building. Ector spoke during the rally and panned Red Flag laws as an attack on the due…
        - 10 days ago 12 Sep 19, 3:55am -
      • Rick Ector Appears In Lansing Story Against Red Flag Laws at 2019 Second Amendment March
        Rick Ector Appears In Lansing Media Story Against Red Flag LawsYesterday, Rick Ector was briefly captured in a Lansing media story - Fox 17 - that was taped at the 2019 Second Amendment March. The rally takes place every year at the Michigan Capitol…
        - 10 days ago 12 Sep 19, 3:32am -
      • Rick Ector Took On "Red Flag" Laws at Oakland - Macomb Campaign for Liberty Meeting Today
        Rick Ector Addressed Oakland/Macomb Campaign for Liberty on Red Flag Laws  Sept. 11thTonight I spoke before the Oakland/Macomb Campaign for Liberty organization on the subject of Red Flag laws. It is a topic that is garnering a ton of interest as th…
        - 10 days ago 12 Sep 19, 3:02am -
      • Campaign for Liberty on Red Flag Laws - Sept. 11th
        Rick Ector to Address Oakland/Macomb Campaign for Liberty on Red Flag Laws - Sept. 11thNext Speaking EngagementOn this upcoming Wednesday evening - September 11 - I will speaking before the Oakland/Macomb Campaign for Liberty organization on the subj…
        - 15 days ago 6 Sep 19, 8:55pm -
      • Rick Ector on "Urban Conservative" - Free Shooting Event for Women (Michigan CPL
        Rick Ector on "Urban Conservative" - Free Shooting Event for Women (Michigan CPL Class)Flashback: I was a guest on Kerry Leon Jackson's show to promo my shooting event for ladies. I just uploaded it to my Youtube channel. If you have never visited m…
        - 16 days ago 6 Sep 19, 6:29pm -
      • Rick Ector on "Urban Conservative" - Marijuana and Guns (Michigan CPL Class)
        Rick Ector on "Urban Conservative" - Marijuana and Guns (Michigan CPL Class) Back in May, I appeared on Kerry Jackson's "Urban Conservative Show" to legalize cannabis for recreational use - with or without firearm ownership.This video and 2,000 like…
        - 16 days ago 6 Sep 19, 5:58pm -

      Learn About Guns

      NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

      • Should I put AR-15 style and other firearms in my Gun Trust
        A Gun Trust should be designed to hold all firearms including those restricted by the NFA including your AR-15s.  All of our Gun Trusts are designed for all of your firearms. As an owner of many types of guns, I designed this trust to deal with issu…
        - 23 Feb 18, 5:32pm -
      • Evacuation with NFA firearms and Form 20 Approval
        Over the past several weeks I have received several inquires regarding evacuation with Machine Guns or other NFA firearms.  While I always recommend obtaining Form 20 approvals for all NFA firearms in advance for each state you may travel to in the…
        - 6 Sep 17, 2:11pm -
      • Iowa (IA) What NFA Firearms can I own? Updated 3/31/16
        There are several type of Title II firearms which are sold by FFL dealers with a Class 3 SOT license. These items are restricted by the National Firearms Act as well as Iowa state law. Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purcha…
        - 30 Aug 16, 5:07pm -
      • Maryland Man Arrested for Fuel Filter Silencer
        In Maryland, a U.S. District Judge sentenced Ronnie Candelario to 41 months in prison for pleadings guilty to the possession of an unregistered fuel filter silencer.  Following his release from prison, the Court sentenced Candelario to three years o…
        - 29 Aug 16, 7:25pm -
      • ATF Arrests man For Selling Muzzle Brakes on Ebay
        We often get questions regarding muzzle brakes and some of the kit suppressors that can be found on eBay and Facebook.  Our advice is to buy a real suppressor and not fool around with these “kits”. When ATF arrests individuals for selling these…
        - 23 Aug 16, 3:19pm -
      • Indiana (IN) What NFA Firearms can I own? Updated July 2015
        There are several type of Title II firearms that are restricted by the National Firearms Act. Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of Title II firearms by a class 3 SOT in addition to the compliance that i…
        - 9 Aug 16, 12:06pm -
      • Gun Trusts post 41F ATF instructions and CLEO instructions
        We have updated the forms on the website and instructions for completing a Form 1  see Form 4  see Form 5  see Form 23 see https://www.G…
        - 15 Jul 16, 7:49pm -
      • eForms Down on eve of 41F
        Looks like eForms is down so no new submissions electronically before the implementation of 41F.
        - 12 Jul 16, 8:02pm -
      • ATF FAQ on 41F
        How Does Final Rule 41F Change Current NFA Regulations? The final rule affects the NFA regulations by: • defining the term “responsible person,” as used in reference to a trust, partnership, association, company, or corporation; • requiring r…
        - 8 Jul 16, 7:50pm -
      • Building an SBR in Washington State
        Building an SBR in Washington State The Governor of Washington has signed a bill which clarifies that it is both legal to buy an SBR and build an SBR.  Senate bill 6165 was created to address the uncertainty as to whether it was legal to build an SB…
        - 4 Apr 16, 8:31pm -

      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

      • This is one hell of an obit!
        The obit includes:"He survived a terrorist attack in Sri Lanka; dodged anti-American demonstrations in Beijing, China, when the U. S. bombed the Chinese embassy in Belgrade; witnessed the beheading of eight drug smugglers in Saudi Arabia, went beh…
        - 2 days ago 20 Sep 19, 3:35am -
      • Colt suspends civilian AR-15 manufacture
        Story here. No way to know if it's due to pressure, or just market forces (a LOT of competition in the AR field these days).
        - 2 days ago 19 Sep 19, 10:15pm -
      • A really good response to San Francisco
        Right here, on Youtube. My suggested response was to declare the San Francisco Board of Supervisors a domestic nitwit organization that has turned a perfectly nice city into an overpriced human dungheap.
        - 3 days ago 19 Sep 19, 12:24am -
      • Three Georgia robbers get into a gunfight with intended victims
        The score ends as 3-0, a shutout by one of the good guys. Very good shooting under stress.Hat tip to Landis Aden....
        - 4 days ago 17 Sep 19, 10:16pm -
      • Search warrant served on Santa Clara Sheriff, over gun permits
        Story here."Prosecutors in Santa Clara County have served at least three search warrants while investigating whether Sheriff Laurie Smith's office gave out coveted concealed-gun permits in exchange for campaign money, sources familiar with the inv…
        - 4 days ago 17 Sep 19, 9:07pm -
      • Good!
        Mike Flynn has retained the formidable Sydney Powell, who is already hitting hard. She's first-rate when it comes to prying out hidden evidence, as she proved in the Ted Steven case, in Enron, and others. In Enron, the client had been convicted of am…
        - 7 days ago 15 Sep 19, 7:04pm -
      • Amusing....
        It was a a good obituary.
        - 8 days ago 13 Sep 19, 8:42pm -
      • Attorneys for Florida school mass killer argue for removal of prosecutor
        They want him removed because he won't listen to their arguments as why he shouldn't seek the death penalty. The prosecutor even said the killer was worse than Ted Bundy. There may be something to that position.
        - 10 days ago 12 Sep 19, 1:17am -
      • Speaking of polarization....
        Poll finds that poll finds that 28% of Demos and 14% of Repubs believe it should be illegal to belong to the NRA or to any gun rights organization. At least they are consistent: they want to scrap the First Amendment as well as the Second.
        - 12 days ago 9 Sep 19, 10:47pm -
      • My latest law review manuscript is up
        On SSRN: The Janus-faced Second Amendment: Looking Backward to the Renaissance, Forward to the Enlightenment. I've just started circulating it to law reviews. It has two themes:1. The 2A has two clauses because it had two independent purposes, each…
        - 13 days ago 9 Sep 19, 5:17pm -

      Gun Politics NY

      • newGaughran agrees to gun raffle exception for fire departments
        Note the part at 1:33 where Senator Jim Gaughran says the exemption is for “responsible people.” By definition that must mean he believes FNRA is run by irresponsible people. Assembly bill is A-1413. No Senate companion yet.  Share on Tumblr
        - 21 hours ago 21 Sep 19, 11:44am -
      • Crazies rally outside FNRA fundraiser in New Hyde Park
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      • Schumer on Beto
        Schumer chimes in on Beto’s proposal for gun confiscation: “… Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday told reporters that he doesn’t “know of any other Democrat who agrees” with Democratic presidential candidate Beto…
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      • Newsbits
        Friday’s Newsbits: Legislation: Giglio, Senate candidates condemn proposed bill that would ban gun raffles Albany legislation would ban untraceable ‘ghost guns’ NRA: NRA Appoints Jason Ouimet Permanent Head of Lobbying Arm Politics: ‘Shame on…
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      • S-6716
        “Ghost guns” are the latest bugaboo so, of course, there’s an effort to ban them. Newsday reports: “… On Thursday, two Long Island legislators introduced a bill to outlaw ghost guns, calling the sale of such weapons “shocking.” “We ha…
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      • Cuomo launches “red flag” law education program
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      • Albany Co. Sheriff fears spread of “Ghost Guns”
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        - 5 days ago 16 Sep 19, 10:18pm -

      Romeo Tango Bravo

      • AAC Ti-Rant 9M :: #SHOTShow2017
        Advanced Armament Corp - Product WebpageThe Firearm BlogSilencer ShopMSRP: $799Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!
        - 20 Jan 17, 3:21pm -
      • Aimpoint Micro S-1 :: #SHOTShow2017
        Aimpoint - Product WebpageAll Outdoor Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!
        - 19 Jan 17, 9:26pm -
      • Strike Industires MP5 Upper Kit :: #SHOTShow2017
        Photo Credit :: Soldier SystemsStrike Industries - Product WebpageSoldier SystemsThe Firearm Blog Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!
        - 19 Jan 17, 2:56pm -
      • Mossberg 590 Shock Wave :: #SHOTShow2017
        Mossberg WebpageThe Arms GuideAmmolandMSRP: $455 Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!
        - 18 Jan 17, 10:20pm -
      • Kel-Tec KSG 25 :: #SHOTShow2017
        Photo Credit :: The Firearm BlogKel-Tec - Product WebpageThe Firearm Blog Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!
        - 18 Jan 17, 10:10pm -
      • Magpul X-22 Backpacker 10/22 Take-down Stock :: #SHOTShow2017
        Magpul - Product WebpageSoldier SystemsThe Firearm Blog Photo Credit :: Tactical Solutions InstagramBe sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!
        - 18 Jan 17, 5:52pm -
      • Winchester XPC :: #SHOTShow2017
        Winchester XPC - Product Webpage Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!
        - 18 Jan 17, 5:38pm -
      • CZ 527 American Suppressor Ready :: #SHOTShow2017
        CZ - Product WebpageMSRP: $748300 Blackout and 7.62x39mm Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!
        - 18 Jan 17, 5:14pm -
      • Q Honey Badger :: #SHOTShow2017
        Q - Product WebpageSoldier Systems Got to shoot the @the_official_q #honeybadger and #halfnelson suppressor smooth...need one! #unpossible #shotshow2017 #mediaday #downrangefirearmstraining #igmilitiaA video posted by Down Range Firear…
        - 17 Jan 17, 10:13pm -
      • Yankee Hill Machine Silencers :: #SHOTShow2017
        Yankee Hill Machine - Product WebpageSilencer Shop Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!
        - 17 Jan 17, 9:28pm -

      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…
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      • 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) recipients should redirect to full website at
        - 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) 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
        - 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)…
        - 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... recipients should redirect to full website at
        - 13 Nov 15, 8:08pm -
      • Full-Auto Pushback (USA)

        Full-Auto Pushback (USA) recipients should redirect to full website at
        - 13 Nov 15, 7:53pm -

      The Bluff

      The Defensive Handgun Blog

        We've Moved! Our new blog address is Please update your links!Also, Defensive Force Instructors LLC has a new home on the web: 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

      • Wofür das Gewehr steht
        Image : Ernst Hodel Advertisements
        - 3 Jul 17, 8:15pm -
      • Armatissimi e liberissimi

        - 30 Jun 17, 12:27pm -
      • Finger weg vom Schweizer Waffenrecht!
        The Swiss Gun Blog ist ein stolzer Supporter der Aktion “Finger weg vom Schweizer Waffenrecht” von Patrick Jauch. Patrick hat in den letzten Monaten  im Alleingang (!) die Kommunikation der Schweizer Waffenbesitzer revolutioniert. Er hat den alt…
        - 27 Jun 17, 6:05am -
      • Morgarten: Toujours tricher, toujours gagner
        Diese Rede, die der damalige Verteidigungsminister Ueli Maurer vor zwei Jahren anlässlich des Jubiläumsfests „700 Jahre Schlacht am Morgarten“ vom 21. Juni 2015 beim Morgarten-Denkmal gehalten hat, ist etwas vom Feinsten, das ein Schweizer Pol…
        - 22 Jun 17, 7:00am -
      • Re-boot von ProTELL
        An einer denkwürdigen ausserordentlichen GV haben die Mitglieder von proTELL am 17. Juni im Albisgüetli Zürich einen neuen Vorstand bestellt. Damit ist gesichert, dass das Anliegen eines liberalen Waffenrechts wirksam und mit frischem Elan gegen d…
        - 20 Jun 17, 6:39am -
      • 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 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 -

      The War on Guns

      • Separated from Their Families?
        HHS: Number of Unaccompanied Alien Children Entering US Reaches Highest in History [More]So who is encouraging this, and why haven't they been condemned by all?
        - 2 days ago 20 Sep 19, 4:32pm -
      • What We're Not Being Told
        D.C. police said the suspects in the shooting are two men armed with “AK style rifles” last seen in a light-colored Nissan sedan and said it’s possible the shooting was a drive-by. [More]It's almost like they picked and chose the narrative they…
        - 2 days ago 20 Sep 19, 4:22pm -
      • The New Eloi
        [More]Awful hard not to admit the Morlocks have a point...[Via Geordan]
        - 2 days ago 20 Sep 19, 4:12pm -
      • And There was War in Heaven
        Shots, Er, Fired: Beto Rips Schumer For Doing “Absolutely Nothing” On Gun Control [More]So who you rooting for? The rat or the snake?[Via Michael G]
        - 2 days ago 20 Sep 19, 4:08pm -
      • And Their Point Is...?
        The Supreme Court and some commentators believe that the threat of being sued and the imposition of damages liability overdeter officers, discourage people from entering government service, and threaten government budgets. [More]It all boils down to…
        - 2 days ago 20 Sep 19, 4:05pm -
      • As Seen on the Internet...

        - 2 days ago 20 Sep 19, 3:56pm -
      • Trust Your Bans to a Subject Matter Expert
        “You can’t get the semiautomatic ammunition here in California.”I’m almost at a loss for words; her ignorance is astounding! Again, he asks her to explain.“What semiautomatic ammunition?” says Nuance Bro.“The large magazines,” she say…
        - 2 days ago 20 Sep 19, 3:45pm -
      • We're the Only Ones Equal Opportunity Enough
        To be clear, this is the treatment being meted out to protesters across the political spectrum. The police state does not discriminate. [More]I'd argue that it lets some get away with a hell of a lot more than it lets others.[Via bondmen]
        - 2 days ago 20 Sep 19, 3:39pm -
      • But There's No Social Media Bias -- Just Ask 'em
        Instagram Now Banning Photos Of People At Gun Ranges, Claiming They Promote "Violence" [More]I guess as long as you can't see it...[Via bondmen]
        - 2 days ago 20 Sep 19, 3:31pm -
      • Or You Could Just Not Drive Them Crazy in the First Place
        “If we are not going to take the guns away, then we should be passing out mental health services for young kids who are terrorized.”[More]I don't suppose stopping with hysterical propaganda and starting with training and protecting them are optio…
        - 2 days ago 20 Sep 19, 3:27pm -

      Traction Control

      • newAvailable Now
        PC9610L18 $1,512.99 Springfield Armory 1911A1 TRP Operator® Single Action Semi-Automatic Pistol, 10 mm, 6″ Barrel, Black Matte Armory Kote Finish, VZ Alien Dirty Olive G-10 Grips, Two 8 Round Magazines, Gen 2 Speed Trigger, Front Serrations, Acc…
        - 3 hours ago 22 Sep 19, 5:01am -
      • Democrats Do Not Want You To Be Able To Defend Yourself
        The Democrat Debate tonight in Houston, Texas tonight revealed that your right to self-defense is secondary to their thirst for power over your lives. Do not allow this to happen, America.
        - 9 days ago 13 Sep 19, 3:08am -
      • WalMart Does Not Want Our Business
        … so they will not have my business.   Civil Rights infringements will not be tolerated. Endangerment of our rights to self-defense are intolerable. H/T Daily Pundit  
        - 15 days ago 7 Sep 19, 2:49am -
      • Keeping America Great

        - 20 days ago 2 Sep 19, 12:52am -
      • Movie Night: Thelma & Louise
        When women are assertive, they have power over their lives. Watch here
        - 26 days ago 27 Aug 19, 7:44am -
      • Peeve of the Day
        Why is the United States Postal Service (USPS) allowed to spend any U.S. Taxpayer money on advertising? Link The USPS is spending our money for this. I do not approve.
        - 28 days ago 25 Aug 19, 3:33am -
      • 1968 Chevrolet C10 Fleetside SWB Pickup Truck For Sale
        - 29 days ago 24 Aug 19, 7:11am -
      • Things that are True
        It is true that all Men are Created Equal.
        - 33 days ago 20 Aug 19, 2:46am -
      • I would like to buy Greenland
        Cash deal. No warranty required. $0.22 per acre. $123,200,000 total.
        - 36 days ago 17 Aug 19, 1:39am -
      • Peter Fonda of “Easy Rider” has Died
        Actor Peter Fonda, the star and co-writer of “Easy Rider” and the son of acting legend Henry Fonda and brother of Jane Fonda, has died, his family confirmed Friday. He was 79.CBS News report
        - 36 days ago 16 Aug 19, 11:16pm -

      Virginia Shooting Sports Association

      • Pressure Mounts on President Trump to "Do Something"
        NBC News reported yesterday that the President is expected to make a decision this week on what gun control measures he will support."So we're looking at background checks and we are looking at putting everything together in a unified way so that we…
        - 10 days ago 12 Sep 19, 2:02pm -
      • GOP Congressional Leaders Look to President Trump for Signal on Gun Control
        The Wall Street Journal has the story here.Mr. Trump later met with GOP leaders at the White House for a conversation that included gun policies. A person with knowledge of internal deliberations described it as a robust conversation, adding that the…
        - 11 days ago 11 Sep 19, 3:20pm -
      • Dana Loesch Breaks Down the Problems with the WaPo/ABCNews Poll
        Yesterday, I wrote about the WaPo/ABC News Poll and the finding that a majority of respondents fear a mass shooting in their community.  There was a lot more in that poll related to the attitude of the public when it came to various gun control prop…
        - 12 days ago 10 Sep 19, 5:38pm -
      • WaPo/ABCNews Poll Shows Majority Fear Mass Shooting in Their Community
        The Hill reports  today that a new Washington Post/ABC News poll shows that 60% percent of Americans said they are worried about a mass shooting in their own community.  There is a simple reason for this result, and it's not the spate of shootings…
        - 13 days ago 9 Sep 19, 3:30pm -
      • Guns Among Top Issues in This Year's Assembly Elections
        Politico has a story mostly about how state Democrats are trying to replay their healthcare strategy that drove them to almost take control of the House of Delegates in 2017.  But further down the article you find this:In Virginia, though, health ca…
        - 17 days ago 5 Sep 19, 12:43pm -
      • Gun Owners Need to Tell President to Oppose Gun Control
        The Hill is reporting that Senate Majority Leader McConnell has set an important condition for the Senate to take up gun control, Presidential support.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday stressed that President Trump's support i…
        - 18 days ago 4 Sep 19, 4:35pm -
      • Brady Endorses Gun Ban Candidates in Virginia
        The Brady Campaign has endorsed a list of candidates recently for the House of Delegates and the State Senate.House of Delegates: Wendy Gooditis (House District 10), Sam Rasoul (House District 11), Chris Hurst (House District 12), Danica Roem (House…
        - 18 days ago 4 Sep 19, 2:31pm -
      • Mandatory Gun Buyback is a Silly Euphemism
        That's the subheading for David Harsayni's most recent piece at The Federalist.  Since the mass shootings that have taken place since May, several Democratic candidates for President have called for "mandatory buybacks" of modern sporting rifles lik…
        - 18 days ago 4 Sep 19, 1:23pm -
      • Kurt Schlichter: Trump Is Unlikely To Commit Political Suicide by Betraying Us On Guns Columnist Kurt Schlichter is not concerned that the President will stab gun owners in the back:Donald Trump is a lot of things, but stupid is not one of them. Like all of us, he is understandably horrified by the murder sprees of that pr…
        - 39 days ago 14 Aug 19, 7:10pm -
      • NRA Stands Strong for Law Abiding Citizens
        America's Gun Owners are under attack.  NRA's Wayne LaPierre speaks about what the NRA is doing to fight back.
        - 39 days ago 14 Aug 19, 5:51pm -

      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.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

      • Savage 10T-SR 6.5 Creedmoor Review for 2019

        Savage 10T-SR 6.5 Creedmoor Review for 2019

        Long-range rifle shooting is an expensive hobby. You need the best precision rifle with bucket loads of ammo. Therefore, if you are into tactical shooting, hunting, and making long shots the Savage 10T-SR (Suppressor Ready Barrel) rifle is your best…
        - 19 Apr 19, 9:25am -
      • Combat Knife 101: Guide to Find the Right Combat Knife

        Combat Knife 101: Guide to Find the Right Combat Knife

          Having the proper knife can be the difference between life and death under certain circumstances, especially if you are in the wilderness or in combat. So how do you go about to find the knife that can be your savior in times of distress? Combat K…
        - 1 Mar 18, 12:26pm -
      • Biometric Technology: Securing Your Firearms the Modern Way

        Biometric Technology: Securing Your Firearms the Modern Way

        What is biometric technology? The term biometrics is derived from the Greek words bio meaning life and metric meaning to measure. Biometrics is the measurement and statistical analysis of people’s unique physical and behavioral characterist…
        - 16 Jan 18, 10:03pm -
      • H&K MP5-22 Rimfire Rifle Review

        H&K MP5-22 Rimfire Rifle Review

        I can’t be certain but I believe the first time I saw an MP5 sub-machine gun was in Die Hard 2. John McClane gets his hands on one after taking out an enemy with his pistol and from there the MP5 and its variants are peppered throughout the movie…
        - 10 Jan 18, 7:54pm -
      • The Importance of Gun Care and Maintenance

        The Importance of Gun Care and Maintenance

        Whether guns kill or don’t kill is a controversial topic. What isn’t debatable, however, is that gun owners need to properly care for and maintain their firearms. It’s part of being a responsible gun owner. Unfortunately, some people don’t se…
        - 10 Jan 18, 6:27pm -
      • New California Laws to Take Effect in 2016

        New California Laws to Take Effect in 2016

        Three gun safety laws will go into effect in beginning January 1st. in California. AB 1014 will allow family members to obtain a restraining order temporarily barring gun ownership for a relative they believe to be at risk of committing an act of vio…
        - 28 Dec 15, 3:30pm -
      • FAMARS Shotguns: Style of the Old Country

        FAMARS Shotguns: Style of the Old Country

        Somehow, “Holland & Holland” (est. 1835) and “Westley Richards” (est. 1812) double-barreled rifles became a standard for high class hunting weapons. However, there are companies that follow the suit although they can’t boast a centuries’…
        - 25 Jul 15, 8:09pm -
      • Beretta AR-70/90: The Patriot

        Beretta AR-70/90: The Patriot

        In spite of the well-developed defense industry, primarily oriented towards small arms, Italian Armed Forces have been using a clone of M1 Garand rifle up to 1990. The BM-59 was a big, heavy battle rifle firing .308 Winchester (7.62×51 NATO) ammunit…
        - 6 Jul 15, 3:02pm -
      • The Big Five Combo: Mauser 03 Africa and .404 Jeffery

        The Big Five Combo: Mauser 03 Africa and .404 Jeffery

        The reasons for disappearance of .404 Jeffery caliber can be traced to the shortage of ammunition in markets, as well as decreased interest in weapons that use it. It’s a pity that such a cartridge, which can parry .375 H&H magnum and .458 Win. Mag…
        - 22 Jun 15, 3:27pm -
      • Kimber Raptor II: Jurassic Colt

        Kimber Raptor II: Jurassic Colt

        Unlike the other Colt M.1911 clones, the new Kimber Raptor II stands out with its unique individual look. When it was completed, the designer team gave it a nickname Crocodile Dundee Gun. And not without a reason. Instead of checkering, the handle is…
        - 9 Jun 15, 3:41pm -

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      • Pennsylvania Knife Laws

        Pennsylvania Knife Laws

        Pennsylvania knife statutes are short and lacking in clear definitions. In order to determine what the law is, one must look at Court decisions, or case law. This article takes the statutes and the case law and puts it in a clear and organized manner…
        - 43 days ago 10 Aug 19, 2:47pm -
      • New York Knife Laws

        New York Knife Laws

        New York knife laws are confusing and at times appear to be contradicting. This article shows you what the laws actually say, and ties them all together with the relevant Court decisions, in order to give you an easy to understand run down of knife l…
        - 47 days ago 6 Aug 19, 9:39am -
      • Montana Knife Laws

        Montana Knife Laws

        Montana knife laws are among the top tier of friendliest knife laws in the country. What the Law States Annotated 2017 45-8-331. Switchblade knives. (1) A person who carries or bears upon the individual’s person, who carries or bears within or o…
        - 50 days ago 3 Aug 19, 6:09am -
      • Cru-Wear Steel : What is it?

        Cru-Wear Steel : What is it?

         Introduction In the world of knife steel, there is a multitude of opinions on just about every aspect of each metal. Some claim one is easier to sharpen in the field, another says one keeps an edge better, while another swears by the toughness. For…
        - 60 days ago 24 Jul 19, 2:30am -
      • Knife or Gun : Which is Better for Self-Defense?

        Knife or Gun : Which is Better for Self-Defense?

        Here’s an age-old question, and it’s one that needs to be addressed.  So, is a gun better for defense or is a knife better?  The answer is, YES!  Okay, that’s a cop-out, so I’ll explain a bit better.  You see, there’s absolutely no ques…
        - 64 days ago 20 Jul 19, 1:00am -
      • How to Camp Anywhere with a CPAP Machine
        Several members of my family sleep with a CPAP machine.  Most of the time, it is not overly burdensome as long as they are sleeping in their own bed where they have their system setup.  However, our family loves to camp, and we needed to find a bet…
        - 66 days ago 18 Jul 19, 5:21pm -
      • Don’t Tread on Me – What It Means Today

        Don’t Tread on Me – What It Means Today

        Don’t Tread on Me is a very strong statement in the United States with very deep historical roots. The phrase was written under the image of a rattle snake and emblazoned on a yellow flag. This is known as the Gadsden flag and falls within the hist…
        - 75 days ago 9 Jul 19, 8:07am -
      • What is the Best Machete?

        What is the Best Machete?

        We reviewed the top 3 machetes and found one surprising secret. Unlike most people, I’m sure you’re looking for the best machete because you want to survive the Zombie apocalypse (or just cut down some stuff when hiking.  Either reason is good…
        - 6 Jun 19, 10:21pm -
      • How to Store Rice for Long Term Survival Prepping
        Food is a necessity and a basic need for humans. During a catastrophe or time of failing economy, rice might be the most affordable and efficient food to have on hand. In times of food shortage, rice can easily be stored for long periods compared to…
        - 28 May 19, 6:56am -
      • Kershaw Injection 3.5 Review

        Kershaw Injection 3.5 Review

        First Thoughts The Kershaw Injection is a Todd Rexford design and it was first released to the retail market in 2013.  Because of nothing more than standard operating protocol in the industry, it was discontinued in 2016, though you can still find i…
        - 22 May 19, 9:21pm -