Guns and Gear

NRA’s President Porter: Admitting To The “Assault Weapons Myth”

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Customers look over the last two AR-15 style rifles for sale inside the Bullet Hole gun shop in Sarasota

Gun banners have simply regrouped to concentrate on their new big lie – universal background checks

Picking A Rifle Cartridge – Let’s Narrow The Playing Field First

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
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Sentimental Favorites, Practical Reality, Overlooked Gems is our rating system

Gun Test: Mossberg 835 Ulti-Mag Duck Commander

Guns and Gear | American Hunter
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Robertson boys team with Mossberg and we test the results

Federal Investigations To Proceed On Operation Choke Point

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
The DOJ logo is pictured on a wall after a news conference in New York

“Ensuring that those responsible for Operation Choke Point are held accountable” – let’s hope so

Israeli Officials Recognize Protective Benefits Of Good Guys With Guns

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
Pro-Israeli demonstrators wave flags and carry signs in support of Israel's military offensive against Palestine and Lebanon July 13, 2006 in San Francisco. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Government recognizes citizens need to be armed to stop Jewish slaughter

FBI: U.S. Murder Rate Fell Again In 2013 (And Other Bad News For Gun Control Supporters)

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
Michael Bloomberg in October 2012.

Americans buy over 100,000,000 guns and crime goes down

Governor Hickenlooper, Let’s Discuss Putting Guns In Schools

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear
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Moms don’t want their children to be ‘targets of opportunity’

Step By Step: Here Is What Will Happen After A Defensive Shooting

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

From pulling the trigger to the court case – be prepared for what will happen and read this article

62-Year-Old Man Unties Himself And His Wife During Home Invasion, Shoots Attacker Dead

Guns and Gear | Chuck Ross

Man wards off three attackers

Americans Stock Up On Emergency And Pandemic Supplies

Guns and Gear | Mike Piccione
SARS-Pandemic

FEMA: ‘You may need to survive on your own after an emergency’

Taurus Curve Introduction – The Gun You Wear

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Shooting Illustrated
Taurus-Curve

You decide: Gun engineering genius or a solution to a problem that did not exist

NSSF Statement On Jay Leno Cancellation Of SHOT Show Appearance

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear
Jay Leno said goodbye to "The Tonight Show" on Feb. 6. (Photo: Stacie McChesney/Getty Images)

Leno caves to anti-gun lobby

A Last Election And American Prophecy

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Guns and Gear
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“An ugly day of reckoning is on the horizon. Can it be prevented?”

Museum Will Remove World World II-Era Rifles Because Of New State Law

Gun Laws & Legislation | Chuck Ross
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Some initiative

Palestinians Hack Americans And Jews – Liberals Move To Appease

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
FBI ISIS Investigation

“I’m angry. I lost five brothers yesterday.”

Pawn Shop Customer Shoots Armed Felon, Would-Be Robber

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Chuck Ross
Suspect had recently been released from prison

Gun Test: Rockola M14F

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | American Rifleman
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Wood and steel – making the M14 as it should be made

Kahr’s Concealed Carry Protectors

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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One of the best things you can ever put in your pocket

Gun Test: SIG Sauer SIG556R In 7.62×39

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Shooting Illustrated
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Perfect for the person with extra 7.62×39 ammo and AK magazines

Record-Level Of Support For Guns In The Home

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
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Americans agree – gun in the home make you safer

Pro-Second Amendment Ruling Stands – Ninth Circuit Rejects Attempts By California AG And Brady Campaign

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
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Right to carry gains ground in the courts despite efforts of anti-gun groups

The Daily Caller Visits The NRA Headquarter's Gun Range

Entertainment | Kaitlan Collins

An office outing that’s just appropriate

Anti-gun School Administrators Dishonor Veterans On Their Day

Guns and Gear | NRA ILA
Airmen place flags at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery

Timothy Leibham destroys Veterans Day tradition of gun salute with blanks

Massad Ayoob: 6 Bad Excuses To Not Carry Spare Ammo

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Lock and load, then reload until the fight is won

Three Armed Men Attacked And Shot Man Outside Kroger

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Hey Moms Demand Action – Criminals prefer the unarmed

Gun Test: Stoeger Longfowler

Guns and Gear | American Rifleman
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The Longfowler is tough-as-nails, reliable and readily capable of downing ducks and geese at long range

Eleventh Circuit Upholds Florida’s Patient Privacy Law

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
Gordon and Varrieur chat in the yard of Varrieur's home in Big Pine Key

Doctors have no business asking if you are a gun owner. Period.

Gun Test: Taurus Protector Poly

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Shooting Illustrated
Taurus-Protector

Affordable, accurate and formidable .38 Special +P

The Long War

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
ISIS

“Europe’s regional agenda is the racist Arab agenda”

Two Concealed Carry Permit Holders Flex Their Rights

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Chuck Ross

A mother in Ohio; a man in Texas

1 Million Moms Against Gun Control

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear
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Pro-gun moms are on the rise and organized

Connecticut Case Seeks To Overturn Firearm And Magazine Bans

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
AR-15 type rifle magazines, 10-round, 20-round and 30-round, displayed at Chris' Indoor Shooting Range in Guilford

Gun registration and magazine ban not going so well in CT

Military Gun Salutes - American Rifleman

Guns and Gear | American Rifleman
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The guns sound with meaning and purpose

In Flanders Field - John McCrae

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
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Remembering the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, today

The 239th Birthday Message From The Commandant Of The Marine Corps

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear

Semper Fi Marines – Happy 239th Birthday

9 Times The Second Amendment Saved American Lives

Guns and Gear | Christian Datoc

Thank God these ‘good guys’ were packing heat

DOJ Uses Election Eve To Obscure Fast And Furious Document Dump

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
Following the law is for suckers!

64,000 pages

Gun Test: Glock 42

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Gets high marks from a guy that is not a fan of striker-fired pistols or .380′s

Brownells Lady 3-Gun Pro-Am Challenge: Lock And Load

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Guns and Gear
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200 women, 600 firearms and over 120,000 rounds of ammunition

The Evolving Industrial And Contractor Complex

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
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Celebrated Marine Major General Smedley Butler wrote “War is a Racket” 79 years later a Marine MG steps forward with these words…

A Right To Rebellion?

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear
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David Codrea takes on the relationship between the Second Amendment, Citizen Rebellion and a liberal journalist

Gun Test: Diamondback DB FS Nine

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | American Rifleman
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Suggested retail is only $483 for this striker-fired 9mm

Gun Ownership By The Numbers

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear
A pile of handguns are placed in a trash bin after they were surrendered during a gun buyback program in Los Angeles, Calif.

How many guns are in the USA, and who owns them? Here is your answer…

New York City Pays $7,500 To Falsely Arrested Knife Owner

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear
New York City's skyline. Robert Glusic/Getty Images.

Beware in NYC – false pocket knife busts are common and the law is rigged against you

Vote Lawlessness Out Of Office On November 4

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
USenate Majority Leader Harry Reid gestures while speaking to the media following a Senate cloture vote on budget bill on Capitol Hill in Washington

“Under the Obama administration and with the active acquiescence of Obama’s Senate followers the bureaucracy isn’t just bigger, it is corrupted”

Anti-Gun Money Fuels Pro-Gun Voters

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear
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Bloomberg spends $5,000,000, Gabby Giffords $7,000,000 – all to force gun control upon you

Gun Grabbers Plan Caught On Video – Vote, Or Let Others Determine The Scope of Your Rights

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
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VIDEO: Gun control groups and Dept of Justice meet and discuss their strategy

Special Forces Wives On The Range

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Barbara Baird
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Army wives of 3rd Special Forces Group bring the heat

Stand In Line To Vote Or Stand In Line To Register Your Guns

Gun Laws & Legislation | Chris Cox
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Here is how to find your candidate’s rating for Second Amendment support

A Statement From Steve Urvan, CEO And Founder Of GunBroker.com

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear
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Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility ad is “false and certainly libelous.”

Poll Shows Gun Control Losing Support Nationwide

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett

‘Near-record lows’

The Obama ISIS Containment Non-Strategy For Non-Victory

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
ISIS

“If our forces are simply fighting for containment the death of every American soldier killed there dies in vain.”

Surprise: Colorado's Ban On High-Capacity Magazines Is Easy To Skirt

Daily Caller News Foundation | Greg Campbell

‘People are going to find a way around it’

Gun Test: Smith & Wesson M&P10 in .308

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Shooting Illustrated
MP10

7.62 NATO with great range results – you will like this rifle a lot

Gear Test: KynShot RB5000 Precision Recoil Damper

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Guns and Gear
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“Quicker on-target recovery and engagement”

The NRA Gay App Ad Is A Hoax

Gun Laws & Legislation | Mike Piccione

‘Forensic evidence of photo altering’

Pennsylvania: Governor Tom Corbett Signs Firearms Preemption Legislation Into Law

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
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Big gun law win in Keystone State (Liberals will whine in 3…2…1)

Majority Of Washington State Sheriffs Oppose I-594

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
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All gun owners need to have their eyes on Olympia

Defensive Use Of Tactical Shotguns

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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For your home the conflict will be close and fast

Gun Test: Savage Model 11

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear
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Light, accurate and we tested .260 Remington

11 Ways To Help A New Shooter Succeed

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Guns and Gear
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You might not be new to the range but they are – here is the method for success

Massachusetts Gubernatorial Candidate Used Pro-KKK Case To Convict Gun Owner

Gun Laws & Legislation | Gun Owners Action League of Massachusetts
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To justify gun control Martha Coakley used Cruikshank Decision of 1875 where Black men were murdered

Man Told To Remove His 'NRA Instructor' Hat While Voting

Gun Laws & Legislation | Chuck Ross
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‘It’s ridiculous’

Video Gun Review: Ruger’s AR556

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | American Rifleman
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Store prices running about $600 for Ruger’s first all North Carolina made gun

A Challenge To Hypocrite Anti-gun Celebs & Politicians From A Cop

Gun Laws & Legislation | Deputy Matt
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What to see the real world that exists outside of your privileged life?

Woman Posts Yard Sign To “Out” Neighbor As Concealed Carry Licensee

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
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Kimberly Edson of Savage, Minnisota harasses concealed carrier

Members Of Congress Ask Inspectors General Of DOJ, FDIC To Investigate Operation Chokepoint

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
IRS Political Groups Holder

Cut of banking services to gun companies, that is the chokepoint, and it is in-your-face gun control

Gun Tests: .380 Carry Pistols Compared

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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.380 Shoot Out – Glock 42, Smith & Wesson Bodyguard and Ruger LCP

Video Gun Review: Browning 1911 .380 ACP

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | American Rifleman
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85% the size of a full 1911

Ruger Takes “Manufacturer of the Year” For Eighth Year In A Row

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Guns and Gear
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Congrats Ruger

Gun-Toting Grandpa Defends Wife, Granddaughter From Rapists In NC Home Invasion

Guns and Gear | Christian Datoc
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The armed citizen drove the men from his home but not before receiving several gunshot wounds

What The NRA Does For Hunters

Gun Laws & Legislation | American Hunter
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And shooters, and women, and gun safety and the list goes on

Why We Should End Background Checks For Gun Purchases

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

They are not common sense, they don’t make us safer, they just hassle the law abiding

Gun Test: Turnbull M1911

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | American Rifleman
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“An exact reproduction of a 1918 U.S. Model of 1911 pistol in .45 ACP” – yes, we said exact and you will see why this is so important

Ruger’s 10/22: “One Of The Best Things” For 50 Years

Guns and Gear | American Rifleman
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Celebrate the great Ruger 10/22 on this date 10.22

Clearing Semi-Auto Gun Malfunctions

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Womens Outdoor News
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Stovepipes, double feeds and misfires – what causes them and how to fix them

Wayne LaPierre: Vote To Save Our Rights, Our Freedom And Our Country

Gun Laws & Legislation | Wayne LaPierre
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“…hold Obama accountable, he and his radical cohorts will destroy the tree of liberty.”

Good Thing This Florida Man Was Carrying A Gun When A Violent Gang Member Harassed And Shot Him

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Chuck Ross

‘He didn’t bother nobody’

Gun Test: Springfield XD-S Pistol

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Every day carry, home defense – yeah, this .45 is for both

Corps’ Regulation Violates Core Right Of Self-Defense

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
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Second Amendment Destroyed. Right to self-defense denied.

London Calling: UK Gun Owners Now Subject To Surprise Warrantless Firearm Storage “Inspections”

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
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Remember it is the US gun grabbers that cite the common sense of Brit gun laws

Crayon “Gun” Subjects 5-Year-Old To Suicide/Homicide Screening And Non-Violence Contract

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
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Read what this school did to a 5-year old girl – it is abuse to do this to a child

Documents Reveal Additional Victims Of Fast And Furious In The U.S., Continued DOJ Cover-Up

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
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Cover-up, deceive and lie – here are the shocking new revelations with Fast & Furious

Gun Test: Colt Mustang XSP

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | American Rifleman
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Fan of the 1911? What about a 12 ounce 1911 in .380?

Gun Tests: Glock 41 & 42

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Double Glock reviews – the long slide .45 and the compact .380

Women (And Men), Who Is Responsible For Your Defense?

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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“Police have no duty to protect you”

Gun Test: The Heizer PS1 Pocket Shotgun

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
HEIZER

A fistful of dynamite

Gun Test: Winchester SXP Marine Defender 12-Gauge

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Weatherproof and affordable this 12 Gauge is built for defense

Massad Ayoob: The Dangerous Myth Of Hierarchy Of Lethality

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Media likes to think only having a knife or bat is somehow less than lethal

NICS Background Checks: Second Highest September

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear
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Gun sales still booming

Brad Pitt: I've Been A Gun Owner Since Kindergarten

Entertainment | Kaitlan Collins

Calls firearms a ‘rite of passage’ in his family

Oh My Cod! Fishing In Iceland

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Womens Outdoor News
Fishing-in-Iceland-photo-June-Naylor_1

“Pull in 3 cod, 1 herring and a mackerel in the span of a half hour”

Crime Prevention Research Center Assail Everytown And FBI Shootings Reports

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
Michael Bloomberg. Reuters/Shannon Stapleton

John Lott’s team takes on the myths of mass public shootings

How To Build A Survival Arsenal

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Guns and Gear
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With the way things are going this is a very good idea

Ayoob: Kimber For The Defense

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Two pocket Kimbers tested here – .380 and 9mm

Americans Say ‘Gun Violence’ Is Criminal Justice, Not Public Health Issue, National Poll Finds

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear
CDC instructor Satish Pillai gives guidance to Reed, chief medical officer for U.S. Public Health Service, and Marshall, chairman of pediatrics at University of Liberia's A.M. Dogliotti College of Medicine, during a CDC safety training course in Anniston, Alabama

Ebola, Avian and H3N2 Flu, Measles, Scabies, HIV/AIDS and Center for Disease Control is worried about guns? This is just wrong.

Gun Test: EAA SAR B6P Compact

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Shooting Illustrated
EAA-SAR

A CZ 75 clone with a polymer frame – and it won’t cost you much

Gun Test: Traditions Vortek Strikerfire

Guns and Gear | American Hunter
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245 grain slugs grouping into an inch with this muzzleloader

The Making Of Daniel Defense

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | American Rifleman
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Daniel Defense’s AR modifications have evolved into a catalog of premium rifles

Mark Kelly Lies About Gun Sales Before I-594 Vote

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
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The bogus figure he uses is from last century and completely inaccurate

Casting Call: Ruger’s Investment Casting Process

Ammo & Gear Reviews | American Rifleman
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An ancient technique for a modern rifle

Fed Up With “Hide and Hope” – A Teacher Takes A Tactical Medicine Course

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Guns and Gear
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Teacher takes the initiative on how to fight back and rescue her students

Gun Test: CVA Hunter In .44 Magnum

Guns and Gear | American Rifleman
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When CVA upgraded its Scout model, it left a niche for a no-frills, value-priced, entry-level rifle.

Jennifer Miller Wins Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Womens Outdoor News
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Here are the submissions from the top three finishers

OK, Really, What’s Going On With .22 Rimfire?

Ammo & Gear Reviews | American Rifleman
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Who makes them? How come they just don’t make more? The reason is…

Welcome To The Golden Age Of Shotguns For Women

Guns and Gear | Shotgun Life
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From working pumps to high-end over/under’s – here is the roundup

Tips For Women: Choosing A Semi-Automatic Handgun

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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What do you rate higher: Fit, Reliability, Cartridge or Conceal-ability?

Senate Dems Turn Guns On Kroger

Guns and Gear | Christian Datoc

Pressuring nation’s largest supermarket chain to prohibit firearms in stores

Gun Test: Walther Arms PPQ M2 .22

Guns and Gear | Shooting Illustrated
Walther-PPQ22

A lot of reasons to take a look at this gun

Geoshooting: Birth Of A New Sport

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Guns and Gear
Photo By Adam Campbell.

Pursue your target. Track it down. Shoot it.

Gun Test: Century International Arms C39 Micro Pistol

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Shooting Illustrated
AK Pistol

Kalashnikov Concern-made AKs are no longer available in the U.S. – but this gun is USA made and available to you

How The Life-Saving .357 Magnum Came To Be

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Guns and Gear
The .357 Magnum became a popular law enforcement choice, after it was found the .38 Special did not have the stopping power to save officers’ lives.

This is a classic man-stopper and one of the great handgun cartridges

Infographic: The Changing Face Of Today’s Target Shooter

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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Welcome one and all to the gun range!

5 Whitetail Essentials That Weigh Less Than 5 Ounces

Ammo & Gear Reviews | American Hunter
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It’s fall, time to gear up for the field

Packin’ A Rifle

Ammo & Gear Reviews | Guns and Gear
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Sling it, strap it, muzzle down it – here are the dozen or so ways to carry your rifle

Massad Ayoob: Maximizing Semi-Auto Handgun Performance

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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A double stack auto can carry as much ammo as three revolvers, but…

Gun Test: IWI U.S. Tavor SAR

Black Rifles & Tactical Guns | Shooting Illustrated
Tavor

26″ overall, USA made, IDF tested and a heck of a home defense gun

Ayoob’s Law Of Necessary Hypocrisy

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Guns and Gear
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On occasion, you just have to break a few rules

Gun Test: Heckler & Koch VP9

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Shooting Illustrated
HK_VP9

Striker-fired pistols just got a lot better