Guns and Gear

Gun Test: Colt Lightweight Commander Pistol

Shooting Illustrated
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This 9mm is a 9+1 and uses Colt’s Dual Spring Recoil System in an aluminum frame – A 1911 that is an improvement on classic design

NRA Toys With Iran: 'You've Never Met America. And You Oughta Pray You Never Do'

Guns and Gear | Steve Guest

Obama is a ‘fresh-faced flower child’

Sen. Schumer Introduces Gun Control Bill After Brady Campaign Tantrum

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
Sen. Chuck Schumer leaves after a Senate cloture vote on budget bill on Capitol Hill in Washington

The puppet master pulls the strings of the gun control senator and he jumps on command

Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin Blocks Efforts To Restore Rights To Veterans

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
Sen. Richard Durbin talks with reporters near the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol during immigration debates in Washington

Sen. Grassley responds “Shame on you!”

Gun Test: Sig Sauer P229C SAS In .357 Sig

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Sig Sauer’s Custom Shop created the P229C SAS for deep-cover carry

Cell Phone Gun Maker Unconcerned Over Schumer's Call To Investigate Firearm

Guns and Gear | Kerry Picket

‘We welcome any inquiry because we’re legal’

Sheriff Clarke: 'The Only Person Safe In A Gun-Free Zone ... Is The Criminal'

Guns and Gear | Christian Datoc

A gun in the right hands ‘is a threat only to the criminal’

Battling PTSD On The Front End

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
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Sheriff’s Dept. in S.C. offers “unique” pre-trauma conditioning program

Guns & Politics: The Legacy Of Wilberforce

Guns and Gear | Susan Smith
WHM146809 Portrait of William Wilberforce (1759-1833), 1794 (oil on canvas) by Hickel, Anton (1745-98)
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© Wilberforce House, Hull City Museums and Art Galleries, UK
German, out of copyright

One man’s fight for equality

CCW Weekend: How D.C.’s Gun Laws Will Increase Concealed Carry Permits Across The Nation

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear
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Why should you have to provide the arbitrary “good cause” to the government to carry a gun?

NRA’s Wayne LaPierre Speech To The Members At The Annual Meeting

Gun Laws & Legislation | Wayne LaPierre
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“No more … get your hands off my freedom!”

NRA’s Chris Cox Speech To The Members At The Annual Meeting

Gun Laws & Legislation | Chris Cox
Attendees line-up to meet musician Ted Nugent (not pictured) at a book signing event during the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Houston, Texas on May 5, 2013. (REUTERS/Adrees Latif)

On Hillary, ” Yet she wants to make us surrender our freedom in return for a false promise of government-provided security she will never rely upon herself.”

KORWIN: People With Guns Don’t Kill People, Criminals With Guns Kill People

Gun Laws & Legislation | Alan Korwin
Police Tape

“Discrimination is fine, if it stops your civil right to arms”

Check Your Shotgun’s Zero

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Shooting Illustrated
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Don’t think you can just point your shotgun – The point of impact might not be the point of aim

NRA: Trump Has Shown 'Strong Commitment To Second Amendment Rights'

Gun Laws & Legislation | Kerry Picket
Real estate tycoon Donald Trump flashes the thumbs-up as he arrives on stage for the start of the prime time Republican presidential debate on August 6, 2015 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio

‘This should be a very friendly audience for him’

The Big Guide To Pistol Sights

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Guns and Gear
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Better sights lead to better shooting. Here are your aftermarket choices for your handgun.

Flankers Buzz Navy In The South China Sea

Guns and Gear | Harold Hutchison
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China’s Latest Move

Gun Test: IWI’s Compact Uzi Pro Pistol

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Guns and Gear
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This Uzi is not a target pistol or concealed carry gun but it would make a great home defense weapon

The Women’s Gun Show Podcast Launches Friday

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Womens Outdoor News
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Lock, Load and Tune In

Gun Test: S&W’s New Performance Center Ported M&P Shield

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Smith & Wesson has made 1,000,000 Shields over the past few years – These handguns are among the best CCW guns around

Spetsnaz-Eye View Of The AK

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Guns and Gear
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Soviet Army Spetsnaz Marco Vorobiev knows the AK better than anyone – Here is what he has to say

These Are The Guns That The Mafia Used To Rise To Power

Guns and Gear | David Hookstead

They spilled plenty of blood

#FishOn With Marianne Huskey: Check For Conditions

Guns and Gear | Womens Outdoor News
WON_Huskeybig

Water Clarity, Temperature and Wind

Five Military Weapons We Should Have Kept

Guns and Gear | Harold Hutchison
A US F-14 fighter takes off from the main deck of the USS Enterprise early Oct. 9, 2001, as a second wave U.S.-led air attacks on Afghanistan was launched with residents of Kabul reporting bombs hitting targets on the outskirts of the city. (RABIH MOGHRABI/AFP/Getty Images)

Our military is shrinking and we could really use these capable fighting machines right now

Ninth Circuit Rules In Favor Of California Gun Store

Guns and Gear | Kerry Picket
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‘The Court appropriately reminded the County that civil rights can’t be outlawed through piles of regulation’

How to Perfectly Mount A Riflescope

Ammo & Gear Reviews | American Hunter
AH_mount_riflescope

No sense in spending a lot of money on an optic if you don’t mount it correctly

Here's Rachel Maddow Talking About How Much She Loves Guns... Seriously

Guns and Gear | Christian Datoc

‘I love shooting’

Guns & Politics: Hillary Clinton Is No Sybil Ludington

Gun Laws & Legislation | Susan Smith
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Sybil Ludington provides a much better example of what an American woman is all about

CCW Weekend: How Concealed Carry Reciprocity Is Not The Same As Driver’s License Reciprocity

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear
Illinois Concealed Carry Appeal

Should concealed carry be s state or federal issue? Let’s take a lesson from driver’s licenses

Gun Test: Cabot Guns S103 Commander

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Shooting Illustrated
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When precision is the foremost goal this 1911 by Cabot Guns is the pistol that is built

Report Suggests That Doctors Are A Leading Cause Of Death

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
A doctor clutches a stethoscope. (Adam Berry / Getty Images News)

And your doctor can’t stop a home invasion either

Gun Test: Ruger Precision Rifle

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | American Rifleman
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Chambered for .243, .308 and 6.5 mm Creedmoor (tested) this rifle is capable of exceptional accuracy with a reasonable price

Glock Reminds You How Not To Die On Friday The 13th

Guns and Gear | David Hookstead
Glock (Credit: Shutterstock)

This is great advice

Virginia Gun Store Wins Battle At Zoning Board Hearing

Gun Laws & Legislation | Kerry Picket
Guns presented by vendors at Shot Show 2016

‘For us this is not about a Second Amendment right’

A Lifetime Spent With Handguns

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
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50 Years Of Good Guns, Bad Guns And Strange Guns

The Best Bullets For Self-Defense

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Guns and Gear
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A bullet has one job to do when it hits the target

Rein Fido In

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
Turnbull walks a dog in the field behind the Bold Centre in Lac La Biche

Wildlife and your dog can bring deadly consequences

Webinar: Pulse O2DA Firearms Training Free 10 Week Seminar Series

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Registration link inside from a trusted trainer of ours

These Rugged Tactical Boots Are On Sale

Daily Dealer | Jack Kocsis
The various boots worn by multi-nation troops are seen as the soldiers listen to President Barack Obama speak to military troops at the Fort Bonifacio Gymnasium in Manila, April 29, 2014

Good thing they are on sale

Smart Gun Buying

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
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With low interest rates buying guns may be a better investment option – Plus they are more fun than a mutual fund

Industry News: Remington To Close Mayfield, Ky., Plant

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
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200 employees affected – Big Green moving to Huntsville, AL

Largest California Police Union Joins Opposition To Gun Restriction Bill

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Handguns line the shelves in the gun library at the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms National Tracing Center in Martinsburg, West Virginia December 15, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘We should be listening to them, not politicians out to promote their own personal interest’

April Capped A Record-Setting Year For Gun Purchases

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
Firearms are shown for sale at the AO Sword gun store in El Cajon

25.6 million NICS checks in the past 12 months

Trump Hits Clinton On Gun Rights

Elections | Alex Pfeiffer
A combination photo shows Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump (L) in Palm Beach, Florida and Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (R) in Miami, Florida at their respective Super Tuesday primaries campaign events on March 1, 2016. REUTERS/Scott Audette (L), Javier Galeano (R)

‘Hillary Clinton wants to abolish the Second Amendment, she wants to abolish it.’

Gun Test: Beretta Nano Vs. SCCY CPX-2

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Beretta is nearly 500 years old, SCCY is closer to 10 years old – In this battle of the handguns one emerged the victor

First Look: 6.5-300 Weatherby Mag.

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | American Hunter
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Speed kills and this new cartridge is fast, very fast

Those Handy Carbines

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Shooting Illustrated
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Sheriff Jim Wilson talks the virtues of short barreled rifles

Gun Test: TriStar P-1OO Pistol

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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This 9mm pistol is a double-action, incredibly well made, has an MSRP of $490 and also available in .40 Smith & Wesson

2016 New Guns: Handguns

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Shooting Illustrated
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48 Semi’s, 3 Revolvers and a Palm Pistol new for 2016

The World’s Fastest Pistol—7.5 FK Brno

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | American Rifleman
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Fast, Fast, Fast – This new cartridge hits the 2,000 FPS mark with a .30 Cal projectile

Gun Test: The Regal Krieghoff Essencia In 20 Gauge

Guns and Gear | Shotgun Life
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Krieghoff makes a beautiful shotgun and this one is no exception

Gun Test: Heckler & Koch P30 Series

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Heckler & Koch P30SK earned its reputation with outstanding performance – Just what you would expect from H & K

Gun Test: Magnum Research Baby Desert Eagle III

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Tested in .40 Smith & Wesson this is a full sized duty/home defense/concealed carry gun but weighs only 28 ounces

Mouse Gun Magic

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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First Rule Of Gunfighting – Have A Gun

Gun Test: Ruger SR-556 Takedown

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Shooting Illustrated
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Tested in .223 and you have the ability to add a .300 Blackout with a barrel swap – Easy takedown and assembly with no shift in impact or accuracy

Blaser Achieves Air Supremacy With The New F16 Sporter And Game Shotguns

Guns and Gear | Shotgun Life
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Beautiful firearms purpose built with a goal of keeping them priced so you don’t need a second mortgage to own one

2016 New Guns: Rifles

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Shooting Illustrated
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37 Black rifles and tactical firearms that you just have to see

Shooting The Fausti Dea Duetto In The Low-Country Haven of Brays Island Plantation

Guns and Gear | Shotgun Life
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Looking for a good shooting destination? We found one

Gun Test: Kel-Tec SUB-2000 Gen2 9 mm Carbine

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Shooting Illustrated
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This Kel-Tec 9mm only weighs 4 lbs, packs 18 rounds and is surprisingly accurate

Gun Test: Inland Mfg.’s New-Production M1 Carbine

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | American Rifleman
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The most manufactured rifle of WWII is back as an historically accurate firearm – The “U.S. Carbine, .30 Caliber, M1”

Gun Test: SIG Sauer Legion Series P226 Pistol

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | American Rifleman
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Never heard of the Sig Legion Series? Well then, besides one of the best 9mm’s ever made there is more.

Gun Test: The Ruger LCR Revolver In .327 Magnum

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
PDW_Ruger-LCR-327

Designed for concealed carry this unique 6-shooter by Ruger packs the punch of a .357 Magnum without the felt recoil

Old School Gun Test: Winchester Model 1907 .351 SL

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
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The .351 Winchester Self-Loading is a unique cartridge in a unique gun with nearly 110 years of history

Gun Test: Springfield Armory Range Officer Pistol

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Shooting Illustrated
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Designed for competitive shooting this gun also makes a great defensive pistol – Tested in 9mm and also available in .45ACP

Gear Test: Alien Gear Cloak Mod Holster

Ammo & Gear Reviews | American Rifleman
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Good innovation for this paddle holster

Be Prepared: Car Carrying Tips For Your Firearms

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Womens Outdoor News
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Don’t be a victim – Especially when you are on the road

Firearms For Lefties

Ammo & Gear Reviews | American Rifleman
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13 Southpaw handguns, shotguns and rifles for the forgotten 10%

Some Other 1911’s

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Colt was THE .45 ACP – Now we have 1911’s by Kimber, S&W, Ruger, Taurus and many more

Gun Test: Umarex .177 Uzi BB Carbine

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
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“The new C02-powered, semi-auto and select-fire models are absolutely true to the Uzi design in virtually every detail and operating feature”

Time For A Nine?

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
With a Glock 17 you have a 9mm handgun with 17 rounds of ammo in your hand. When it comes to killing zombies you need reliability and Glock's entire reputation is built on reliability. (Credit: Glock video Screenshot)

Thinking of changing your EDC from .45ACP to 9mm? So am I.

Gun Test: Republic Forge Patriot Pistol In .38 Super

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | American Rifleman
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Concealed Carry & Home Defense Custom-grade M1911s out of Perryton, Texas

Gun Test: North American Arms Sidewinder Revolver

Guns and Gear | American Rifleman
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Tested in .22 WMR, with a .22 LR cylinder available, this little gun was originally designed for deep concealment

Gun Test: Ruger 22/45 Lite

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Guns and Gear
GD_Ruger-22-45-Lite

A .22 pistol is loads of fun. This Ruger brings the fun with tack-driving accuracy, good looks and is suppressor compatible.

Gun Test: Sig Sauer P320

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
PDW_p320

Sig Sauer P320: The only gun on the planet that can go from subcompact 9mm to full-sized .45 in 30 seconds flat

Gun Test: Nighthawk Custom GAP 1911

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
PDW_Nighthawk-Custom-GAP-1911

This full sized battle pistol easily accommodates a suppressor and is loaded with custom features

Gun Test: Big Horn Armory’s Model 90 In .460 S&W

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
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Need a “stopper” rifle? This big bore lever rifle offers accuracy and enough power to stop a charging dump truck

Gun Test: Fausti DEA 28-Gauge Side-By-Side

Guns and Gear | Shotgun Life
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“Let’s face it, side-by-side shotguns are becoming the purview of us old guys.”