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California DOJ Submits Proposed Regulations on Upcoming Ammunition Background Check Requirements

California DOJ Submits Proposed Regulations on Upcoming Ammunition Background Check Requirements

Bigstock By NRA-ILA Beginning July 1, 2019, all ammunition transactions in the state of California will be subject to a background check requirement. But in order to implement this requirement, the California Department of Justice ...
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Send Us Your Opinions on the Current NRA Controversies

Send Us Your Opinions on the Current NRA Controversies

If you’re a regular reader, you’ve no doubt seen our posts (as well of those in the mainstream media) regarding the current controversies surrounding the National Rifle Association, their EVP and CEO, Wayne LaPierre, and ...
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Repeat Felon Drops Drugs From Rectum After Shooting Himself in the Testicles

Repeat Felon Drops Drugs From Rectum After Shooting Himself in the Testicles

Courtesy Chelan County Dept. of Corrections OK, this New York Post headline isn’t up there with Headless Body in Topless Bar, but it’s still worthy of merit. Man allegedly hiding drugs in butt accidentally shoots ...
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Black Aces Tactical’s New $399 Pro Series S Max Semiautomatic Shotgun

Black Aces Tactical’s New $399 Pro Series S Max Semiautomatic Shotgun

Courtesy Black Aces Tactical You may know Black Aces Tactical for their not-a-shotgun shotguns. Now they’re expanding their line of Pro Series semiautomatics with the new Pro Series S Max full-size semiautomatic shotgun. It sports ...
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Anti-Gun Media Slant: ‘Man Shot by Concealed Carrier Dies!’

Anti-Gun Media Slant: ‘Man Shot by Concealed Carrier Dies!’

Want to paint a story about a licensed concealed carrier successfully defending himself in the most negative light possible? Easy. Be a big city newspaper editor. They’re the ones who write the titles for articles ...
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Los Angeles Finally Gets Serious About ‘Gun Violence’

Los Angeles Finally Gets Serious About ‘Gun Violence’

Courtesy louderthanguns.org It seems that all of California’s gun control laws — more than any other state in the nation — haven’t been enough to make Los Angelenos feel safe. Which is apparently why the ...
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BREAKING: NRA Sues Ackerman McQueen…Again

BREAKING: NRA Sues Ackerman McQueen…Again

Dan Z for TTAG Last month, the National Rifle Association sued its longtime PR and marketing firm, Ackerman McQueen for failure to produce detail supporting millions of dollars in billing to the gun rights org ...
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Only in Florida: 80-Year-Old Shoots 73-Year-Old Armed Robber

Only in Florida: 80-Year-Old Shoots 73-Year-Old Armed Robber

Courtesy Hialeah Police You’ve heard it a thousand times. “God created men and Sam Colt made them equal.” In other words, a firearm allows a smaller, weaker, slower or older individual to defend him or ...
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BREAKING: NRA Officers’ and Past Presidents’ Statement on Finances, Strategy and BOD Role

BREAKING: NRA Officers’ and Past Presidents’ Statement on Finances, Strategy and BOD Role

NRA board member Todd Rathner has posted the following message on his Facebook page: A message from the NRA’s current Officers and Past Presidents. May 22, 2019 My Fellow NRA Member: Since the NRA was ...
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An Immigrant’s View of the Right to Keep and Bear Arms

An Immigrant’s View of the Right to Keep and Bear Arms

Reader SM writes . . . I am not a US citizen, but would love to become one some day. I grew up in a place (India) where guns aren’t easily accessible and I did ...
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Safe Storage On The Go: Car Safes And Other Mobile Gun Storage Options

Safe Storage On The Go: Car Safes And Other Mobile Gun Storage Options

If you’re going to leave a firearm unattended in your vehicle, you need to do it as securely as possible. With the prevalence of designated gun-free zones (think post offices, hospitals, your place of work), ...
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Why Would Someone Open Carry A Sub-Compact Pistol?

Why Would Someone Open Carry A Sub-Compact Pistol?

Michael in GA asked the following in the comment section: Is it counterintuitive to open carry a sub compact pistol? I was at a restaurant for my wife’s birthday with her and her mother. A ...
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Illinois House Committee Passes Bill to Increase FOID Fees

Illinois House Committee Passes Bill to Increase FOID Fees

Illinois Rep Kathleen Willis supports fingerprinting every gun owner in Illinois. (courtesy Illinois Carry and Twitter) By NRA-ILA On May 21st, the Illinois state House Judiciary Committee voted 12-7 to pass House Amendment 1 to ...
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Working to Save the Right to Keep and Bear Arms – State Level Success Stories

Working to Save the Right to Keep and Bear Arms – State Level Success Stories

By Chris W. Cox When I started with NRA in 1995, most of the attention our organization received was over legislative efforts in Congress. Firearm-related legislation at the federal level obviously has an impact on ...
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Gillibrand: I’ve Learned to Oppose Gun Rights As I’ve Gotten Older

Gillibrand: I’ve Learned to Oppose Gun Rights As I’ve Gotten Older

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) She could have just said, “No Democrat can be a viable candidate in 2020 without supporting radical gun control laws,” but that would have been a Kinsley gaffe ...
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The Bare Minimum:  Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day

The Bare Minimum: Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day

Specialist 38, a technical specialist from the South East, sends his “Bare Minimum” setup. From Everyday Carry. Like many of us, he’s always got a gun on. In fact, sometimes more than one. Here’s what ...
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Ill-Informed Kamala Harris’s Race to the Anti-Gun Left

Ill-Informed Kamala Harris’s Race to the Anti-Gun Left

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel) By Larry Keane As the gun debate’s presence in the national media and social media has grown over the past several years, it has become increasingly clear that ...
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A Beginner’s Guide to Buying a Rifle Scope

A Beginner’s Guide to Buying a Rifle Scope

Josh Wayner for TTAG Optics, particularly for new shooters, can be mystifying. that’s why we’re going to take a (magnified) glimpse into the world of rifle scopes. While this isn’t an all-encompassing article, it will ...
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Firearm Industry Firms Fight a Never-Ending Battle Against Counterfeiters

Firearm Industry Firms Fight a Never-Ending Battle Against Counterfeiters

By Ron Rosenberg It is a sad state of the firearms accessories industry today that if you invest in a patent, product development, tooling, advertising, and everything else that goes into producing a product, certain ...
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US District Court Judge Paves the Way for Washington I-1639 Lawsuit

US District Court Judge Paves the Way for Washington I-1639 Lawsuit

Last year, Washington State voters approved a raft of gun control measures collectively known as I-1639. It was a wide-ranging group of Second Amendment infringements including a minimum age of 21 to purchase semi-automatic long ...
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Lone Star Gun Rights Sues Texas House Speaker Bonnen For Blocking Access to His Facebook Page

Lone Star Gun Rights Sues Texas House Speaker Bonnen For Blocking Access to His Facebook Page

Austin-based grassroots gun rights organization, Lone Star Gun Rights, has filed a lawsuit in Federal Court against Texas House Speaker, Dennis Bonnen, of House District 25 (Angleton/Lake Jackson). The organization is claiming that in his ...
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Judges Matter: Contrasting Decisions Demonstrate Importance of the Judiciary to Second Amendment Rights

Judges Matter: Contrasting Decisions Demonstrate Importance of the Judiciary to Second Amendment Rights

President Donald J Trump introduces the new Associate Supreme Court Justice,Neil Gorsuch at a White House Rose Garden ceremony. Justice Gorsuch was then sworn in by Justice Anthony Kennedy Photo by Patsy Lynch/MediaPunch /IPX By ...
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Buyer Behavior: Why Ammunition Sales Are Down

Buyer Behavior: Why Ammunition Sales Are Down

By Southwick Associates Based on public reports filed by manufacturers, demand for ammunition has been in decline. Several possibilities have been cited as driving this trend, including a firearm-friendly White House and U.S. Senate which ...
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Gun Controllers Finally Realizing They Can’t Stop the Digital Signal

Gun Controllers Finally Realizing They Can’t Stop the Digital Signal

Politicians and members of the Civilian Disarmament Industrial Complex are still operating under the delusion that they can keep the lid on 3D printed guns and parts, despite the fact that people have been making ...
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‘In the Beginning’:  Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day

‘In the Beginning’: Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day

Kenneth, a 29-year-old mechanic from Everett, WA sends his very first everyday carry combo, entitled “In the Beginning.” Courtesy of Everyday Carry, of course. So, what does a young mechanic carry, aside from a GLOCK ...
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Home Invader Stabs Himself After Being Shot by Homeowner in Daughter’s Bedroom [VIDEO]

Home Invader Stabs Himself After Being Shot by Homeowner in Daughter’s Bedroom [VIDEO]

courtesy click2houston.com This one isn’t your typical defensive gun use story. As the Daily Mail puts it, “what appeared to start as a home invasion in Texas turned into a bizarre string of events that ...
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Aurora Package of Illinois Gun Control Laws Will be Heard Tomorrow

Aurora Package of Illinois Gun Control Laws Will be Heard Tomorrow

The atrocious package of legislation, aka ”Fix the FOID” proposed by Kathleen Willis will be heard Tuesday, May 21 at 8:30 AM in the House Judiciary-Criminal Committee. As of this writing, the amendment’s language has ...
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Ammo Range Report: Federal Syntech Range and Match 9mm Ammunition

Ammo Range Report: Federal Syntech Range and Match 9mm Ammunition

Reader Jason Bayne writes: I don’t know about you, but my least favorite aspect of shooting is cleaning my guns. Anything little thing that can make cleaning them easier is always welcomed. Ammo being the ...
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Swiss Voters Approve EU-Style Gun Control Laws

Swiss Voters Approve EU-Style Gun Control Laws

Meeting rooms and a poster of the committee against the EU gun laws and policies, prior to the committee’s meeting in Burgdorf, Switzerland, Sunday, May 19, 2019. Swiss voters clearly accepted EU’s stricter gun control ...
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BREAKING: PA Judge Issues Stay Blocking Illegal Pittsburgh Gun Laws

BREAKING: PA Judge Issues Stay Blocking Illegal Pittsburgh Gun Laws

Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pittsburgh’s three gun-control ordinances will not be enforced until after legal proceedings, according to an order issued by an Allegheny County Common Pleas ...
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Strike Industries’ Scorpion Universal Reflex Sight Mount for GLOCK Pistols – No Slide Cuts!

Strike Industries’ Scorpion Universal Reflex Sight Mount for GLOCK Pistols – No Slide Cuts!

Courtesy Strike Industries More carriers are equipping their pistols with red dot sights. They can get you on target fast. But what if your pistol isn’t cut for a red dot sight mount? You can ...
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Why Does a Concealed Carrier Bother With a Backup Gun?

Why Does a Concealed Carrier Bother With a Backup Gun?

Courtesy everydaycarry.com Reader W.B. Reimer writes: I read yesterday’s post on realistic CCW training and wanted to say how timely this was, since I inadvertently “triggered” someone online today by posing a question about his ...
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