Guns and Gear

Firearms D.I.Y.: Building Your Own Custom AK

Guns and Gear
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The AK filled the utilitarian needs of a ruthlessly efficient Soviet empire but we use Yankee ingenuity to build a superior rifle

MLK Weekend Sees 32 People Shot In Chicago

Daily Caller News Foundation | Amber Randall
A demonstrator chants as he marches through the streets during protests in Chicago, November 24, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young

‘A state of lawlessness’

Increase In Violent Crime: National Trend Driven By Local Politics?

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
U.S. President Barack Obama and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel hug during an event in the Pullman neighborhood of Chicago

Liberal big city mayors won’t address the crime problem

Those Who Defend America Get Smeared Again

Guns and Gear | Harold Hutchison
Navy SEAL (Credit: Shutterstock)

It is easy to criticize those that do the fighting when you are safely far from the sound of the guns

National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Lies And The Lying Liars Who Tell Them

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA ILA
Bloomberg Gun Violence

“Everytown for Gun Safety launched a predictable scare campaign” and the liberal media jumps on to push concealed carry lies

What Will Happen And What You Should Do After A Defensive Shooting

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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If you conceal carry or use a gun for home-defense you must read this article

CCW Weekend: The Enduring Concealed Carry Revolver

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Kimber, Colt, Smith & Wesson, Ruger, Taurus all make a revolvers that are drop-dead dependable for your carry gun

Supreme Court Asked To Review California's Restrictive Carry Regime

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court gather for a group portrait in the East Conference Room at the Supreme Court Building in Washington, October 8, 2010. Seated from left to right in front row are: Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Standing from left to right in back row are: Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice Samuel Alito Jr., and Associate Justice Elena Kagan. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW) - RTXT6Z3

It has taken seven years to get to this point

Two Cases Lay Out Second Amendment Stakes

Gun Laws & Legislation | Harold Hutchison
FILE PHOTO -- A couple sit in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S. on May 16, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Concealed carry “may issue” law and defining who is a “prohibited person” may see court time

Protecting Israel From The United Nations

Guns and Gear | Susan Smith
The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, is illuminated with the colours of the Israeli flag to show solidarity with the victims of the recent truck attack in Israel

The next administration will have Israel’s back

Rep. Sensenbrenner Introduces The ATF Elimination Act

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear
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“The ATF is a scandal-ridden, largely duplicative agency that has been branded by failure and lacks a clear mission”

Mattis Admits The M16 Lacks Lethality

Daily Caller News Foundation | Russ Read
Afghan soldiers, armed with US-made M16 rifles, take part in combat training at The Afghan National Army (ANA) training camp on the outskirts of Kabul on December 28, 2009. With 2009 being the deadliest for the 100,000-strong US and NATO presence in Afghanistan so far, US President Barack Obama is reviewing a request for 40,000 extra US troops amid warnings the war could be lost within a year without them. AFP PHOTO/SHAH Marai/Getty Images

Agrees there should be a “more lethal round”

40 Percent Myth Further Debunked

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
Customers look over the last two AR-15 style rifles for sale inside the Bullet Hole gun shop in Sarasota

Harvard held the report until after the election

Gun Test: SIG P226 CO2 Pistol

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Guns and Gear
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This is the most fun you can have for $100 – Check out the Sig P226 air pistol

Gun Test: Magnum Research Baby Desert Eagle II In .45 ACP

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Guns and Gear
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This Israeli made defensive handgun is born of combat

Gun Test: Ruger GP100 .44 Special

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Massad Ayoob tests this new Ruger revolver designed for concealed carry

7 Accessories You Don't Want On Your Defensive Shotgun

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | NRA Shooting Illustrated
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Tempted to trick out your home defense shotgun? This gear won’t help you in a fight.

CCW Weekend: Why You Shouldn't Off-Body 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

Keep your gun in a pack? A purse? Briefcase? Maybe you should rethink your carry style.

Why I Support Silencers, aka Suppressors, For Firearms

Gun Laws & Legislation | Barbara Baird
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Here is why it makes good sense to remove barriers and legalize suppressors in 50 states

Gun Rights Watch: What To Expect In 2017

Gun Laws & Legislation | Harold Hutchison
Gun rights activists celebrate the news from US Supreme Court June 26, 2008 that Americans have a constitutional right to bear arms, ending a ban on owning handguns in Washington, DC in its first ruling on gun rights in 70 years. The court's 5-4 landmark decision -- on whether the right to keep and bear arms is fundamentally an individual or collective right -- said the city's law violated the second amendment of the US constitution which the justices said guaranteed citizens the right to keep guns at home for self-defense. AFP PHOTO / TIM SLOAN (Photo credit should read TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

From the Social Security Gun Ban to National Reciprocity Carry here is what we can expect to see in 2017

Looking Beyond The Colors Of The Taurus Spectrum Pistol

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA American Rifleman
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Super compact. Wild colors. There is a lot to like here.

Three Secondary Threats To The Second Amendment

Gun Laws & Legislation | Harold Hutchison
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announces that he is appointing Eddie Johnson as the Interim Superintendent of the Chicago Police Department

There is a gun control troika that can still affect their agenda on millions. Here is who we are talking about.

The New 50 Cal Is Lightweight, But Just As Deadly

Daily Caller News Foundation | Russ Read
A U.S. Marine fires an M2 .50 caliber machine gun as part of a live-fire exercise during Eagle Resolve 2013 at a range on Camp Al-Galail, Qatar, April 27, 2013.  Source: U.S. Department of Defense

A new version of the famous M2 is on the way

Tucker Asks Gun Control Guy About Assault Rifles, Guest Misfires

Guns and Gear | Christian Datoc

‘Assault weapons make killing more lethal, OK’

Gun Test: LWRCI R.E.P.R. MKII Rifle In 7.62x51 mm NATO

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | NRA American Rifleman
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Military spec rifle in .308 Winchester with incredible accuracy. This is professional grade gear.

Gun Test: Remington RM380 Pistol

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA Shooting Illustrated
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We torture tested the Remington RM380 Pistol and here are the results.

CCW Weekend: Important Tips For Car Carry

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
Pre-owned automobiles are shown for sale at a car lot in Oceanside, California

Dedicated car holster? Change the position of your IWB? When in your auto you may need fast access to your gun so think through how you can make that access happen.

Gun Test: Weatherby Element Waterfowler Max-5 Shotgun

Guns and Gear | NRA American Rifleman
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Inertia operation keeps the action clean and the weight under 7lbs of this Weatherby Waterfowler shotgun

Gun Test: Weatherby Orion Over And Under

Guns and Gear | Shotgun Life
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An $1,100 Over/Under with Weatherby quality? Lets go shoot it.

Gun Test: Kimber Micro 9

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Massad Ayoob tests a Kimber 9mm with one sole purpose – Concealed Carry

Managing The Defensive Shotgun

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA Shooting Illustrated
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If you keep a shotgun as a defensive weapon then this is a must read article

Gun Test: Honor Defense Honor Guard Pistol

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA American Rifleman
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Honor Defense is a veteran operated company that builds 100 percent American made pistols – this one tested in 9mm

CCW Weekend: Robbery, Burglary, Theft, And Understanding When To Shoot In Defense Of Property

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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These are levels of property crime and your response may land you in more trouble than the perp

Gun Test: Molot Vepr 12 Shotgun

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Guns and Gear
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This tactical 12 gauge shotgun is a beast

Gear Test: AimWell Laser Target Systems

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Mike Piccione
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Turn your home into a shooting range, train anytime, for the rest of your life

Gun Test: Springfield Armory Saint

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | NRA American Rifleman
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Springfield Armory Saint is so good this is our second gun test – If you are thinking about an AR read this before you buy