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CCW Weekend: The Armed Samaritan's Dilemma - To Intervene Or Not

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This is a truly life and death decision. Unfortunately there are many examples where a CCW getting involved has gone horribly wrong. Choose your actions wisely.

Big Law Firms Target Your Second Amendment Rights

Gun Laws & Legislation | Harold Hutchison
A gavel is seen in a hearing room in Panama City April 7, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Ever wonder how gun grabbers get such powerful legal representation? This is how the system works behind the scenes

Bill Allowing Concealed Carry On College Campuses Passes Ohio Legislature

Gun Laws & Legislation | David Krayden
A Utah teacher is shown how to handle a handgun by instructor Clint Simon at a concealed-weapons training class to 200 Utah teachers on December 27, 2012 in West Valley City, Utah. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Shortly after a terror attack at Ohio State University

Christmas Gifts For Shooters

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Guns and Gear
The Wider Image: The art of becoming Santa

Holsters, knives, ammo cans, cleaning kits and much more – Here are some ideas for your Christmas morning

Camping Gear Is On Sale Today, Which Is Good For Christmas Gifts (And Also Winter Camping)

Daily Dealer | Jack Kocsis
This gear is perfect for winter camping (Photo via Amazon)

Never too cold to camp

Why The Appointment Of Solicitor General Is Critically Important To Second Amendment Rights

Gun Laws & Legislation | Harold Hutchison
U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington, U.S., October 3, 2016. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

A look at the role of the “Tenth Justice” and how this position critically impacts gun laws

Laser Sights: Red Versus Green

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Womens Outdoor News
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There is a scientific reason why your eye favors one color over another

Gun Test: Walther PPS M2 Pistol

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA American Rifleman
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Walther makes substantial improvements to their concealed carry PPS M2 including a big drop in price – Tested in 9mm

Gun Test: Bergara B-14 Timber Rifle Review

Guns and Gear | NRA American Rifleman
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Blue steel, walnut, craftsmanship – This rifle was tested in .270 and exceeded all expectations

This Working, Guitar-Shotgun Hybrid Is Just About The Coolest Thing On The Damn Planet

Guns and Gear | Christian Datoc

Talk about a face melter

How Many Fruitcakes Does It Take To Stop A .50 Cal Desert Eagle? [VIDEO]

Daily Dealer | Jack Kocsis
Watch a guy shoot fruitcakes with a .50 cal desert eagle (Photo via Shutterstock)

How bulletproof is a fruitcake?

Exclusive: GOP Congressman Preps National Concealed Carry Bill For Next Congress

Politics | Kerry Picket
Two Glock .40 caliber semiautomatic handguns are displayed in Woodbury, Minnesota on May 28, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Our Second Amendment right doesn’t disappear when we cross state lines’

California Appellate Court Reverses Dismissal Of Suit To Block Enforcement Of Microstamping Law

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear
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“There is no existing microstamping technology that meets the requirement of this ill-considered law.”

DNC Chair Frontrunner Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) Is An Anti-Second Amendment Radical

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

From secret “watch lists” to the outright banning of guns

CCW Weekend: The Benefits Of Being "Mr. Gray" And Keeping A Low Profile

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
Damon Thueson shows a holster at a gun concealed carry permit class put on by 'USA Firearms Training' on Dec. 19, 2015 in Provo, Utah

Fade into the background to avoid a fight – Fade into the background to win a fight

Cry Havoc And Let Slip The Mad Dog Warrior

Guns and Gear | Susan Smith
General James Mattis (C) arrives at the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington July 27, 2010, on his nomination to be Commander of U.S. Central Command. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

James Mattis proves Donald Trump is serious about the defense of the United States

Home Defense - Mastering Bushes vs. Bushmasters

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA ILA
British Union Jack Flag (Epic Slow Mo You Tube/ Video Screen Capture)

The once great nation of England is now recommending combating home invasions with potted plants

Gun Sales Deny Critics, Set Record On Black Friday

Ammo & Gear Reviews | NRA ILA
Gun stores being sued in Chicago following violent weekend

Someone is getting a gun for Christmas

Trump's Winning Killed This Story

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
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Our ammo supplies are a reflection of our politics

Good Samaritan Shoots Man Attacking Cop - Is It Legal?

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Concealed Carry’s most controversial topic and it needs to be addressed

What Trump's Staff Picks Mean For The Second Amendment

Gun Laws & Legislation | Harold Hutchison
Donald Trump sits with U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

After eight years of threatened rights and unenforced gun laws on criminals we should see a change

Gun Test: Sig Sauer P238

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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If you like a 1911 but need something smaller for concealed carry this .380 ACP is your gun

This Video Answers Which Guns Are Best For Firing Through Brush

Guns and Gear | David Hookstead

It’s incredibly accurate

Gun Tests: Les Baer's Black Baer 9mm & Boss .45 ACP

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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While manufacturers are putting out pistols en masse Les Baer is carefully building 1911’s with a 3″ group guarantee at 50 yards

The Lessons Of Ohio State

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Harold Hutchison
A girl is led to an ambulance by emergency personnel following an attack at Ohio State University's campus in Columbus, Ohio, U.S. November 28, 2016. Courtesy of Colin Hass-Hill/thelantern.com/Handout via REUTERS

Terror Strikes A Gun Free College Campus – What Will We Learn From Another Terrorist Attack?

This Guy Shooting A Bunch Of Rounds Of .223s Makes Me Want A Ballistic Plate For Christmas

Daily Dealer | Jack Kocsis
Tom shoots an AR-15 (YouTube screenshot)

Put it on my wishlist

Gun Test: Ruger LCR .327 Federal Magnum

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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This Ruger holds 6 rounds of .327 Federal Magnum – an 8 year-old round – and is perfect for a short barreled concealed carry revolver

Good Guy With A Gun Kills Ohio State Attacker - The NRA Instantly Took Notice

Guns and Gear | David Hookstead
(PAUL VERNON/AFP/Getty Images)

They are clearly pleased…

Dems INSTANTLY Turned The OSU Knife Attack Into A Gun Control Debate

Daily Caller News Foundation | Katie Frates
Barack Obama dons an Ohio State University cap (REUTERS/Jason Reed)

‘For school shooting victims it’s not too soon to discuss our nation’s lax gun laws – it’s too late’

Guns & Politics: Trump And The Rise Of The Alpha Male

Guns and Gear | Susan Smith
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence greet retired Marine General James Mattis for a meeting at the main clubhouse at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster

The effeminate class of beta males is crumbling under the force of Maximus Trump

CCW Weekend: You Might Not Get Your Gun Back After A Defensive Shooting - Here Is Why

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
Damon Thueson shows a holster at a gun concealed carry permit class put on by 'USA Firearms Training' on Dec. 19, 2015 in Provo, Utah

It may take months or years to get your firearm back – if you get it back at all.

Return To The Big Woods

Guns and Gear | NRA American Hunter
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This is a time of year for some that bring back the memories of deer camp and the people that made it unforgettable

Sheriff Jim Wilson: Becoming A "Man At Arms"

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA Shooting Illustrated
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“It denotes a way of acting, an attitude, a manner of conducting one’s life and business.”

Gun Test: Arex Rex Zero 1S Pistol

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA Shooting Illustrated
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This European made pistol passed NATO tests and operates and feels like a Sig P226 – but it can save you a bunch of money

George Washington's Thanksgiving Proclamation

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
Gilbert Stuart's Williamstown Portrait of George Washington.

President George Washington, through the congress, proclaimed Thanksgiving to be a holiday in 1789

Active Shooter Response: A Different Look At Run, Hide, Fight

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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We have to question the advice of “experts” on how to deal with active shooters

Gun Test: Springfield Armory Saint AR-15

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | NRA Shooting Illustrated
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The new Springfield Armory Saint is devilishly well priced and equipped for an entry level AR

Gun Test: Ruger LCP II Handgun

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA American Hunter
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The original Ruger LCP sold 1,500,000 units, this gun is better

CCW Weekend: Yes Or No, Are Glocks Safe?

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Are Glocks safer than a 1911 or a Double-Action? Here is your answer

Gun Test: TriStar KRX Tactical Shotgun

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | NRA Shooting Illustrated
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This AR style tactical shotgun is just over 7 lbs, not too pricey and would excel at home defense

Guns & Politics: Schadenfreude

Guns and Gear | Susan Smith
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks at election night rally in Manhattan, New York

It’s ok to be happy about the election results – The American people just stopped our own Bolshevik takeover

Gun Test: Cabot Guns S103 Commander

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA Shooting Illustrated
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Haven’t heard of Cabot Guns? It is the gun you buy when you win the lottery

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: The New 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum And Mark V Rifle

Guns and Gear | NRA American Rifleman
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Screaming fast bullet at 3,600 FPS with 3,600 Foot-lbs of energy combined with Weatherby accuracy – Amazing performance from this rifle/cartridge combination

Gun Test: Merkel Model 40e Side-By-Side Shotgun

Guns and Gear | NRA American Rifleman
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Over 1,200 rounds went into testing this 6lb 4oz side-by-side shotgun

Gun Test: Kimber Model 84M Hunter

Guns and Gear | NRA American Hunter
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Kimber’s new rifle is accurate, super light and the lowest price in the Kimber line

Gun Tests: 9mm Revolvers

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Ruger and Taurus offer a 9mm revolver…but why?

Gun Test: K&M Arms M17S Rifle

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | NRA American Rifleman
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All U.S. made, all metal bullpup rifle with great accuracy – Oh yeah!

Gun Test: SIG's MPX 9mm Pistol

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Guns and Gear
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“Robust, reliable, accurate, reasonably priced for its niche, and badder than anything else in your collection” – Let’s just say, this gun tested well

Gun Test: Beretta Cx4 Storm

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Guns and Gear
gm_berettastrm

Home defense, camp carbine, small game, 9mm, .40 S&W, .45 ACP – Just what you need from a carbine

Gun Test: Browning X-Bolt Long Range

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Guns and Gear
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Tested in 6.5 Creedmoor this rifle punched micro groups – You have to take a look at this gun because it is truly technology as art