Guns and Gear

Gun Test: Ambush Firearms .300 Blackout

Guns and Gear
ambushblackout

Don’t recognize the name? This rifle is made by the good people at Daniel Defense.

Controversial Surgeon General Offers First Remarks On Gun Control Since Taking Office

US | Chuck Ross
File photo of Doctor Murthy standing outside the Supreme Court during the first day of legal arguments over the Affordable Care Act in Washington

Vivek Murthy was sworn in this week

The .45 Colt: History And Surprising Facts About This Iconic Cartridge

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Guns and Gear
COLT45

Think you know the .45 Colt? Well then, read on…

The Pro Liberty Choice: Dispelling The Myths Of Open Carry

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
A gun rights supporter carries his Ruger model SR9 pistol on his hip during a rally in support of the Michigan Open Carry gun law in Romulus

Why Your Safety, Security And Liberty Are Protected When You Open Carry

Nuclear Iran: It’s A Fact, Jack

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
Iranian President-elect Hassan Rohani gestures to the media during a news conference in Tehran

Who is going to stop them?

Victory For Hunters: U.S. Customs And Border Protection Drops New Regulations

Gun Laws & Legislation | American Hunter
Hunting drones

Government shoots down their new gun transportation requirements!

How To Conceal Full-Size Handguns

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
full-size-handgun-concealment

Warm weather carry doesn’t mean switching to your mouse gun

74-Year-Old Grandmother To Knife-Wielding Attacker: 'Back Off, Or I'll Blow Your Head Off'

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Chuck Ross
Handguns are seen for sale in a display case at Metro Shooting Supplies in Bridgeton

‘His eyes got BIG’

Michigan Priest Urges Flock To Start Carrying Guns For Self-Defense

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Chuck Ross
A firearms instructor, holds a handgun that he carries as part of his survival supplies at his home
Holds concealed carry classes at church

DeLauro Introduces “AR-15 Upgrade Act of 2015″

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
Rosa DeLauro

Turn In Your AR-15 For $2,000 Refundable Tax Credit!

More Guns, More Jobs: Firearms Industry Economic Impact Rises 125% Since 2008

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear
gunshow

Give credit where it is due; the Democrats helped create these jobs

Concealed Carrying Chicago Uber Driver Defends Group Of Pedestrians Against Wild Gunman

Guns and Gear | Chuck Ross
Handguns are seen for sale in a display case at Metro Shooting Supplies in Bridgeton

‘In the defense of others’

Survey Shows Increasingly Positive View Of Concealed Carry

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Mike Piccione
Concealed Carry Illinois.JPEG

More guns actually does mean less crime

Maryland Ends Ballistics Imaging Program And Provides A Lesson

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear
Ammunition Sales

Waste of taxpayer money and state police time in Maryland and New York

Gun Test: FNS-40

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
FN-FNS-40-9

USA made .40 is striker-fired and “I was able to cluster 10 rounds into one ragged hole”

Allan D. Cors Elected President Of The NRA

Gun Laws & Legislation | Shooting Illustrated
nra-board

Wayne LaPierre is back too

Tactics Of The Criminal Mind

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
Dallas police officers put up tape to restrict entrance to the residence of a health worker at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who has contracted Ebola in Dallas

“Most crimes of violence are crimes of opportunity. I want you to limit those opportunities.”

5 Things You Must Know About Concealed Carry Holsters

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Guns and Gear
DMBullard-Holster

Kydex or leather? IWB or OWB?

Training Beyond The Requirements Of Concealed Carry

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Womens Outdoor News
womens outdoor news photo

When you pull your gun it is life or death. Are you prepared?

Glock 19 OK’d For Use By Marine Special Operations

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
Glock-19A

Glock and load

Executing Constitutional Law

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear
Supreme Court Arizona Immigration.JPEG

We are becoming a nation of no border and no border laws

New Gun Bill Would Allow Permit Holders To Carry Almost Anywhere

Guns and Gear | Evan Wilt
A member of the media tries out a handgun displayed at the 2015 NRA Annual Convention

‘Theoretically, you’d be able to carry in a facility that has no guns allowed signs’

Infographic: Ammunition Under Attack

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear
InfoG_AmmunitionUnderAttack

Can’t ban guns? Then go after their ammo.

Federal Government Raking In The Tax Dough From Skyrocketing Ammo Sales

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
AR-15

Is the Obama administration responsible?

The Marvelous Mini-14

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Guns and Gear
mini14

Ruger’s little rifle has gotten better over time

6 Steps In Choosing Your First Handgun

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
Handguns are seen for sale in a display case at Metro Shooting Supplies in Bridgeton

The first gun is the toughest buy and this article will help you out

Check Out The Hardware At The NRA Convention

Guns and Gear | Kerry Picket
NRA_rifle_16

Photo Tour: NRA Conference Exhibit Floor

Serial Craigslist Thief Gets Shot After Stabbing Man In The Stomach

Guns and Gear | Chuck Ross
Handguns are seen for sale in a display case at Metro Shooting Supplies in Bridgeton

Thief recently pulled off a similar heist

California Officially Bans Hunters From Using Lead Bullets

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Ready for duty, .300 Win. Mag. cartridges loaded with Swift’s bonded core Scirocco II bullets. Photo courtesy Massaro Media Group and JNJphotographics.

Surprise! Non-lead ammo is 300 percent more expensive

The Terrific Twenty

Ammo & Gear Reviews | American Hunter
terrific_twenty_turkey

It’s Spring Gobbler season. Take your twenty-gauge with you this time.

New Facts On Military And Veteran Suicide

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
Photo by Paul Avallone

“For young men ages 25-34 in the general population, the suicide rate was higher than in the military overall.”

Gear Test: Glock Modular Optics System

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Guns and Gear
Glock-MOS-Review

Glock’s Gen4 MOS (G34, G35, G41) is well tested. Will you take the leap from iron sights?

Gun Test: Guncrafter Frag in .45 ACP

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
Guncrafter-Frag2

Author says, “…everything is solid 1911, yet remarkably butter smooth” – and that’s the way we like’m

D.C. Gives Up Defending Total Ban On Carrying Firearms, Shifts To Defense Of Near-Total Ban

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
Demonstrators with the Tea Party protest the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeting of the Tea Party and similar groups during a rally called "Audit the IRS" outside the US Capitol in Washington, DC, June 19, 2013. (Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Plenty of armed protection for lawmakers in DC, not so much for the citizen though

How To Keep Your Children Safe

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
school bus Getty Images/G. Newman Lowrance

What to teach kids so harm keeps its distance – share this advice

'Gun Letter' Informs Pawn And Gun Shop Owner His Bank Accounts Are Being Closed

Guns and Gear | Chuck Ross
gun-store

Operation Choke Point claims another victim

This Four Legged First Responder Needs Our Help

Guns and Gear | Mike Piccione
fielder1

Fielder travels the world to save lives and now he needs us

Times That Try Men’s Souls

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
File photo of U.S. Secretary of State Kerry and Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif as they arrive to resume nuclear negotiations in Montreux

Iran pledges to destroy Israel, chants “Death To America!” and we are to trust them?

Concealed Carrier Shoots Car Thief Who Sped Away With Victim On The Hood

Guns and Gear | Chuck Ross

‘I’m glad that guy was here with the gun’

Brady Campaign Runs A Perverted 'Joke' Video To Appeal For More Gun Control In Low Crime States

Gun Laws & Legislation | Mike Piccione

Gun control’s lowest moment in video form

Leveraging Heritage: Henry Repeating Arms

Guns and Gear | American Rifleman
HenryLever4570

You have to love an organization who’s motto is “Made in America, or not at all”

Gun Test: SIG Sauer’s P290RS .380 ACP Pistol

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
sig--380

What’s in your pocket? You just might like this better.

BREAKING: Chris Christie Pardons Single Mother Arrested After Gun Mixup

Politics | Alex Pappas
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stands during a press conference with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (not pictured) to announce the initial findings from their joint review of security protocols, in response to growing, global terrorism, for New Jersey and New York during a press conference on September 24, 2014 at 7 World Trade Center in New York, NY. (Photo by Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

Case against Shaneen Allen has outraged gun advocates

The Latest Status Of Pending National Right-to-Carry Legislation

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA ILA
A Glock handgun available in a raffle promotion at Adventures Outdoors in Smyrna.

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence…

You’ve Got Mail. It’s Someone Working for George Soros

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear
George Soros - photo by Harald Dettenborn

So why do people at Soros Fun Management want to “research” ammunition?

Thug Taunts Uniformed Military – Experiences Immediate Beat Down [VIDEO]

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
Video-thug

You are about to see what 22 seconds of street justice looks like

Store Owner Strikes Back After Assailant Slices His Neck With A Box Cutter

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Chuck Ross
Handguns are seen for sale in a display case at Metro Shooting Supplies in Bridgeton

‘He attacked the owner with his box cutters’

Virginia: Governor Terry McAuliffe Vetoes Several Pro-Gun Bills This Session

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
Va Governor Obama.JPEG

Democrat Gov sticks it to the formerly Red state of Virginia

Second Amendment Enforcement Act Of 2015 Introduced

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
pocketpistol

Marco Rubio and Jim Jordan team up for gun rights in DC

Gun Test: Kahr Arms CT40

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
kahrvalue

A fierce, affordable fighting forty

Bergdahl’s Troubled Platoon

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
zzz-unangst-on-patrol

Rolled sleeves, bandannas – Totally Out Of Control, one person even had stubble in combat

Man Says If It Weren't For His Gun, He And His Wife Might Be Dead

Guns and Gear | Chuck Ross

‘They could’ve killed her’

Why Women Decide To Purchase A Firearm, And It’s Not Because Of Pink Guns

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
Salon Shooting.JPEG

Girl on Fire!

FBI Director Makes Profound Statement About Concealed Carriers

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Chuck Ross

‘I haven’t had situations where there has been problems with that’

Gun Test: EAA Witness Pavona in .380, 9mm & .40 S&W

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | American Rifleman
pavona-4

The Pavona is a looker all right, but does it have what it takes to make it a good carrier?

Rule Change Snags Traveling American Hunters

Gun Laws & Legislation | American Hunter
travel-form

Government makes it difficult to travel with your guns

Targeting Those Who Carry

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
Illinois Concealed Carry Appeal

From death threats to “SWATing” the anti-gun crowd sinks low to target lawful carriers

Gun Test: Cabot Guns 1911 .45 ACP

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
CABOT1911

The story of Cabot Guns and the making of what might be America’s best 1911

Maximizing Your Fighting Performance Under Stress

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
French police forcibly stop at gun point young people on a scooter as they arrive near the scene of a hostage taking at a kosher supermarket in eastern Paris

You are not immune to stress – here is what the professionals know to keep you focused and in the fight

Gun Test: Wilson Combat Hackathorn Special

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Shooting Illustrated
Hackathorn1911

Crazy accurate 1911 in .45 ACP from people who know 1911’s

Gun Rights Champion: GOP Leaders Are The 'Most Spineless Group Of Urchins' One Can Imagine

Ginni Thomas | Ginni Thomas

Gun Rights Champion: GOP Leaders Are The ‘Most Spineless Group Of Urchins’ One Can Imagine

Concealed Carrier 'Saved A Lot Of People' After Gunman Opened Fire In Philly Barbershop

Guns and Gear | Chuck Ross

‘It could have been a lot worse’

4 Firearms Myths That Bad Guys Believe And You Shouldn’t

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
Gun Owners Train For Gun Safety And Home Defense In Connecticut

Good chance you thought one of these were true

'Stand Your Ground' Cited After Disabled Vet Helps Assaulted Pregnant Woman

US | Chuck Ross

‘You don’t have an obligation to allow yourself to be attacked’

ATF Director Resigns Amid Controversy Over Backdoor Ammo Ban

Gun Laws & Legislation | Chuck Ross
ATF Director B. Todd Jones (Roll Call

B. Todd Jones leaves on a sour note

Surveillance Footage Shows Armed 84-Year-Old Man Sending His Attacker Running For The Hills

Guns and Gear | Chuck Ross
Doug Jandebeur (Youtube)

‘Once he saw my gun he decided it’s time to leave’

Carjacker Pistol-Whips 67-Year-Old Off-Duty Cop And Then Gets Shot

Guns and Gear | Chuck Ross
A display of 7-round .45 caliber handguns are seen at Coliseum Gun Traders Ltd. in Uniondale, New York

Would-be victim had a present for his attacker

Concealed Carrier? Active Shooter Considerations

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
Policemen inspect the scene after a shooting at the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical newspaper

You carry, and there is an active shooter – what will you do?

It’s real – Glock Model G43 Single-Stack 9mm

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Shooting Illustrated
Glock-G43

Be patient, it will get to the shelves

Anti-Gun Group Sets Up Mock Gun Store To Shame Buyers

Guns and Gear | Jude Abeler
fake gun store

‘I don’t feel safe with a gun’

Gun Test: Springfield Armory XD-S 9mm 4.0

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | American Rifleman
XD-S-4.0

Carry with confidence – Springfield’s little carry gun

Test Firing The New .22 Magnum Kel-Tec CMR-30 Carbine [VIDEO]

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
keltec-cmr30

30 rounds of .22 Mag in a tight package weighing in at 3.8 lbs – nice

This Government Official Was 'Schooled' By Gun Owners

US | Chuck Ross

‘My fears weren’t justified’

Senator Joe Manchin Sides With Bloomberg Front Group Against His State’s Proposed Concealed Carry Laws

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
joemconcealedcarry

Alternate title: Why You Can’t Trust A So Called “Pro-Gun” Democrat

You'll Never Use Your Skillet Again After Watching This Guy Use An M16 Rifle To COOK BACON

Entertainment | Kaitlan Collins

‘So much ‘Merica’

Gun Test: Ruger 9E

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
ruger9e

It’s a Ruger, around $400 and holds 17 rounds – what else do you need?

“Jonesing” For A Showdown: BATFE Director’s Comments Show Fight Isn’t Over

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
ATF Director

ATF Director still has 5.56-caliber ammunition in his crosshairs

Stop A Home Invasion: Criminals Go On Video Telling How To Target And Break Into A Home

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Mike Piccione
Masked Son Shot Dead.JPEG

Want to prevent a home invasion? Watch this video

Gun Test: Franchi Aspire

Guns and Gear | Shotgun Life
Aspire-profile

Still made in Italy this gun is affordable and give a good upland presentation

Police Officer's Wife Shoots Intruder Charging Toward Her And 2-Year-Old Daughter

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Chuck Ross

‘I don’t know what he would have done to my daughter’

Not Today! Wheelchair-Bound Man Shoots Home Invaders

Daily Caller News Foundation | Casey Harper
A firearms instructor, holds a handgun that he carries as part of his survival supplies at his home

Home invaders are the reason he is paralyzed

Gun Test: Taurus Public Defender

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
Taurus-Public-Defender-target

The Judge Public Defender is versatile, powerful – a home defense monster and a concealed carry shotgun

Amazing 440 Yard Shot With Upside Down 9mm Revolver [VIDEO]

Guns and Gear | Mike Piccione
400meterjerrym

Jerry Miculek of course!

Armed Detroit Woman Is An Absolute Champ

Guns and Gear | Chuck Ross

‘I’m glad she did shoot’

Navy SEAL On Hillary Clinton: Lies, Lies, Lies, And Her Fake Sniper Story

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear
NRANews_Commentators_Social_DomRaso_Ep103

“You think the brave and selfless acts of our nation’s heroes are yours to falsely associate yourself with just to advance your career”

Gun Ownership Declining? Don’t Believe It

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear
A Glock handgun available in a raffle promotion at Adventures Outdoors in Smyrna.

New survey claims gun ownership is declining but the facts say something else

ATF Backs Off Ammo Ban

Gun Laws & Legislation | Mike Piccione
Ammo Greentip

‘Vast majority’ of 80,000 comments have been ‘critical’

A Shooting Lesson From A Navy SEAL

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | American Hunter
learn_to_shoot_navy_seal_

The great science of extreme accuracy

Gun Test: Taurus Raging Judge Magnum Revolver

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
taurus-raging-judge-magnum

Feed this beast .454 Casull, .45 Colt and 3-inch .410 shotshells

Gun Test: Springfield Armory Range Officer Compact

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
Springfield-RO-1911

Concealed carry or home defense you are covered with this 1911

3 Air Guns For Adults

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
3airguns

Want to see a .357 air rifle?

Gun Test: Springfield Armory XD Mod.2

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Shooting Illustrated
XD-Mod2

“The XD Mod.2 represents the first redesign of an existing model in the XD family”

Canadian Rangers Bidding Farewell To The Lee-Enfield

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
Lee-Enfield_No_4

First Enfields started duty with the Canadians in 1947

How Many Water Balloons Does It Take To Stop A .44 Magnum? [VIDEO]

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Mike Piccione
shootingballoons

Would you hide behind water balloons in a gun fight?

Beretta’s Izumi Project: A Remarkably Matched SO6EELL Shotgun And Samurai Dagger

Guns and Gear | Shotgun Life
berettaizumi

This quality doesn’t come cheaply but take a look at what can be done when price is no object

Gun Test: Browning 1911-380

| Guns and Gear
Browning-1911-380-Review

Not a full sized 1911, but the same features John Browning intended 114 years ago

Gun Test: Beretta Pico

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | American Rifleman
pico-beretta

At .71″ it is the thinnest gun out there, and one of the lightest – if you carry concealed take a look at the Pico

Gear Test: Aimpoint Micro T-2

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Shooting Illustrated
Aimpoint-Micro-T-2

Need to hit your target? You have to see it first.

Gun Tests: Black Rain Ordnance ARs

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Guns and Gear
AR14_9

A billet-grade .308/5.56 matched set – the author even bought one as his defensive rifle

Gun Test: CZ’s 97 E .45 ACP

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
CZ45-AH

Because they don’t make a .46 – this 12+1 .45 is all you will need

3 Firearms Training Myths, And Quick Fixes

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
380-Carry-Pistols-Test

Let’s talk about the ’21 foot rule’

Old Guys, Old Eyes

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Guns and Gear
shooting glasses

Tools to keep that front sight sharp and you on target

Gun Test: FABARM XLR5 Black Velocity

Guns and Gear | American Rifleman
fabarm-xlr5-black-velocity

Purpose built clays buster

Gun Test: Caesar Guerini Invictus

Guns and Gear | American Rifleman
caesarguerini

Shoot a million rounds – this gun was built to be invincible

Gun Test: CMMG Mutant

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Guns and Gear
CMMG-MK-47-shooting

The MK 47 is about 80 percent Stoner design and 20 percent Kalashnikov.

Gun Test: Taylor’s Tactical 1911-A1

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
Taylors-tactical-1911-01b

Another 1911 review? Yep, because this one shoots great and it won’t break the bank.

Shotguns: 12 Gauge Home Defenders

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
shotgun-12-gauge-home-defenders-9

You can argue handgun stopping power, but the 12 gauge is king of stopping power

Gear Test: Leupold Mark AR 1.5-4×20 mm Riflescope

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Shooting Illustrated
Leupold-Mark-AR

Good Leupold for any rifle – compact, light and sturdy

How To Buy A Gun At An Auction 101

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Womens Outdoor News
jimdavis

Going, going – Gone! Quick tips for a successful bidder.

New Gun: Savage A17, Cracking The Semiauto Code For Magnum Rimfires [VIDEO]

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
a17

.17 HMR with new bolt system is flat out awesome – expect it this March

Gun Test: Ruger American

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
Ruger-American-Review

Nice trigger, nice accuracy, nice price – Ruger American

Guide To The Best Firewood

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
Best-Firewood

Here is your list of what wood to burn this winter

Massad Ayoob: Disarming Mass Murderers

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
U.S. Secret Service agents are seen at the White House in Washington

This is a comprehensive article with a lot of lessons learned

Gun Test: SIG’s P516 Close Combat Weapon System

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Guns and Gear
SIG-2

And we added the Beta C-mag 100-round drum magazine – This is a thermonuclear handgun

Gun Test: Blaser F3 Four-Barrel Set

Guns and Gear | Shotgun Life
blazer1

12, 20, 28 gauge and .410 all in one luxurious package

Gun Test: Navy Arms’ Model 1873 .357 Magnum

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
guntest-turnbull

Often gun owners describe guns as “sweet.” This is one of those guns.

Gun Test: Chiappa MC 14 .380 ACP

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
chiappa-mc-14-1

A very well written review of a very interesting pistol

Gun Test: Taurus Curve

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
Taurus-Curve-Review-Lead

Great and innovative or completely unnecessary? Take a look and you decide.