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CCW Weekend: Why You Should Practice Long Range Handgun Shooting

Guns and Gear

Yes, most encounters do occur at close range. Most, not all.

Concealed Carrying Hits New High, Underscores Need For National Law

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA ILA
PROVO, UT - DECEMBER 19: Damon Thueson shows a holster at a gun concealed carry permit class put on by "USA Firearms Training" on December 19, 2015 in Provo, Utah. Demand for concealed carry permits have spiked in the last several weeks with the terrorists attacks in Paris and the United States. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

“The largest one-year increase on record occurring between May 2016 and May 2017”

Unsung Hero: The Mk 248 MOD 1

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | NRA American Rifleman

Chris Kyle reported in his book, “I used a .300 Win Mag for most of my kills.”

Best Shotgun Chokes For Home Defense

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA Shooting Illustrated
Shotgun (Shutterstock)

We tested shotgun chokes and the results will surprise you

The Renegade Genius Of The Blaser F3

Guns and Gear | Shotgun Life

Meet the man behind this shotgun

Gun Test: Smith & Wesson's M&P M2.0 Pistol

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA American Rifleman

Smith & Wesson made some great improvements to the M&P – chambered in 9mm, .40 S&W with a .45 ACP on the way

4 Weird Things People Ask Women Who Carry Guns (And How To Answer)

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA American Rifleman
Illinois Concealed Carry Appeal

No one would ask a man these questions

Proof CA Democrats Prefer Criminals Over Legal Gun Owners

Gun Laws & Legislation | Deputy Matt
California's state flag (Shutterstock), and the Soviet Union hammer and sickle (Shutterstock)

They call for gun control and at the same time put criminals with gun violations back on the street

Why She'll Want A Smith & Wesson M&P M2.0

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Barbara Baird

Barbara Baird of Women’s Outdoor News tests the Smith & Wesson

Black Mambas Go At It On A Golf Course [Video]

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear

Might need to play around them

Where Is The NRA's Director Of Cultural Engagement?

Gun Laws & Legislation | Harold Hutchison
Hollywood sign on October 17, 2011 in Los Angeles. The sign, located in Mount Lee, spells out the name of the area in 45-foot-tall and 350-foot-long white letters: Shutterstock/Nito

The Left knows pop-culture is powerful and influential when it comes to gun legislation

From My Cold Wet Hands: Squirt Gun Hysteria

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
Yellow squirt gun / Youtube screenshot LuckyPennyShop

And then there is the argument that squirt guns will turn kids into killers…

The Mozambique Drill: A History And How To

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA Shooting Illustrated

Two to the body and one to the head

Guns & Politics: Russia And The Traitor

Guns and Gear | Susan Smith

Media hysteria over Donald Trump’s nonexistent Russia ties just might cause us to miss a real threat

CCW Weekend: When Your Attacker Is A Dog

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Dog attacks are common, fast and vicious

Federal Lawsuit Challenging California's Ban On Standard Capacity Magazines Filed

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA

“The law violates the Second Amendment, the due process clause, and takings clause of the United States Constitution”

Attention Retailers: Brady Campaign May Approach You

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear

The gun control group’s stated mission is, “holding gun companies accountable to victims in the courts”

How Do I Protect My Rights?

Daily Dealer | Lockton
Protect your Second Amendment rights (Photo via Shutterstock)

Like many gun owners you may be getting frustrated with the continuous changes and infringements on your rights

Gun Test: Montana Extreme X2 Bolt-Action Rifle

Guns and Gear | NRA American Hunter

You have to see the accuracy of this rifle to believe it

Sheriff Jim Wilson: Understanding The Flash Sight Picture

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA American Rifleman

This may be the difference in winning a fight

Gun Test: Ruger LCP II Pistol

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear

The Ruger LCP is in a lot of pockets – The LCP II is a better gun and it might be worth the price to upgrade

Everything You Need To Know For Handgun Shooting

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear

From novice to professional we have what you need right here to properly fire a handgun

Don't Scapegoat Gun Owners For Chicago's Violent Crime Problem

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA

Police don’t want to make arrests – Criminals don’t go to jail

CCW Weekend: National Concealed Carry Reciprocity This Term? Not So Fast.

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
PROVO, UT - DECEMBER 19: Damon Thueson shows a holster at a gun concealed carry permit class put on by "USA Firearms Training" on December 19, 2015 in Provo, Utah. Demand for concealed carry permits have spiked in the last several weeks with the terrorists attacks in Paris and the United States. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Can the President keep his promise?

101st Airborne Division To Get New M17 Handgun ASAP Despite Legal Challenges

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Guns and Gear

Lawsuits will not stop the M17 and M18 from being issued

U.S. XM17 MHS - It's The Hollow Points, Stupid

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | NRA American Rifleman

Maybe it is time to dump ball ammo

Big Crack-Up At Major Gun Control Group

Guns and Gear | Kerry Picket

‘Shannon Watts is a self-promoting tyrant’

2017's Top Crossbows

Ammo & Gear Reviews | NRA American Hunter

Very Cool

Gun Test: CMMG MkW-15 XBE Anvil .458 SOCOM

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | NRA American Rifleman

This beast of a rifle can toss a 350 grain projectile with incredible stopping power

Gun Test: EAA Witness Elite 1911 Polymer Pistol

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | NRA American Rifleman

Great Price – Great Accuracy – Is this the 1911, 45 ACP we have been waiting for?

CCW Weekend: The Rewards And Challenges Of Carrying A 1911

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear

The venerable 1911 .45 ACP has been carried for 105 years – New models and holsters make it easier

Gun Test: Uberti 1872 Open Top Revolver

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear

Tested in .38 Special this gun carries the traditions of the Old West with quality modern materials

New Revolvers For 2017

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA Shooting Illustrated

New Wheelguns From Charter Arms, Colt, Kimber, Ruger, Smith & Wesson, Chiappa

Field Test: CZ Upland Ultralight Green

Guns and Gear | Shotgun Life

This ultralight CZ over/under is perfect for the field and very affordable

New Tactical Shotguns For 2017

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | NRA Shooting Illustrated

New Mossberg Shockwave, Benelli M4, Winchester – All Ready For Home Defense

Research Shows Murders Are Heavily Concentrated In Small Fraction Of Counties

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
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They should start enforcing state and federal laws

Gun Test: Bergara LRP Elite Rifle

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Guns and Gear

Tested in .308 Winchester this short barreled tactical rifle will surprise you

New 1911 Pistols For 2017

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA Shooting Illustrated

The great John Browning’s iconic 1911 is better than ever

Gun Test: SIG Sauer P225-A1

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear

This single-stack 9mm is a perfect concealed carry gun – Sig quality and accuracy

New AR-15 Rifles For 2017

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | NRA Shooting Illustrated

America’s most popular rifle in new calibers and configurations

Gun Test: Smith & Wesson M&P45 Shield

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear

If you could design a .45 ACP for concealed carry it would probably be this gun.

Gun Test: Mossberg 930 Pro Series Waterfowl

Guns and Gear | NRA American Hunter

We took this Mossberg 12 gauge into the field where it belongs – and excels

Pros And Cons Of Concealed Carry Revolvers

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA Shooting Illustrated

Old School Concealed Carry – It all started with a wheelgun