Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. (NYSE: RGR) has been recognized as the Firearms Manufacturer of the Year by the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers for the eighth consecutive year. The presentation of the award was made during the Association's 41st Annual Meeting at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock, Arkansas by NASGW Chairman Kent Williams and Vice Chair / Director Pete Brownell. Accepting on behalf of Ruger was Ruger CEO Mike Fifer and Director of Sales Shawn Leska.
Guns and Gear | All Articles
By Dick Jones, Gun Digest
By Jorge Amselle
By Dan Griffin, Michigan Open Carry
By Todd Burgreen, GUNS Magazine
By John Taffin, GUNS Magazine
By Massad Ayoob, Gun Digest
The September 2014 NSSF-adjusted National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) figure of 1,024,272 is the second highest September on record for the 16-year-old system, even with a decrease of 1.0 percent compared to the September 2013 NSSF-adjusted NICS figure of 1,034,701. For comparison, the unadjusted September 2014 NICS figure of 1,447,485 reflects a 4.0 percent increase from the unadjusted NICS figure of 1,392,423 in September 2013.
By Will Dabbs, MD, American Handgunner
Photos By Sarah Dabbs
By Maj. Gen. Jerry R. Curry, US Army (Ret.)
By Mordechai Ben-Menachem
By Massad Ayoob, GUNS Magazine
By Matt, Deputy Sheriff
NEWTOWN, Conn. — More than eight out of ten Americans say that the misuse of guns in violent crimes is a matter for the criminal justice system, not a public health issue, and that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) should not spend resources on the study of "gun violence" but instead concentrate on viruses and disease.
By Larry Keane, National Shooting Sports Foundation
By Deborah Frazier
By Gila Hayes, Gun Digest