Tatiana Whitlock: Shooting Drills to Protect Others

When we go to the range, we probably have our set routine of drills. Tactical reloads, malfunction cleaning, multiple targets. Sometimes, in a more advanced lesson or some place with more movement, you might drills like fighting to cover, drawing from holster, or creating distance from the target. But, have you tried any drills that prepare you for when you’re not alone? What if you were with your unarmed family, how would your stance and draw be affected? What if the person you were with was hysterical, would you be able to control them long enough to safely address the threat? Tatiana Whitlock from Trigger Time TV takes us through a few shooting drills to protect others: Continue reading

Barnes Bullets Recalls VOR-TX .300 Weatherby Ammo Lots

Barnes Bullets, subsidiary of the Remington Outdoor Company, has issued an urgent recall of certain lots of .300 Weatherby ammunition. Barns has recently become aware that affected lots may have become mixed with cartridges from a different caliber. These affected lots, if loaded and fired, may cause massive damage to your firearm, serious injury, or death. Barnes if offering a full replacement of any affected boxes of ammunition. Please read the recall below to see if your ammo is affected. Continue reading

Florida Concealed Carry Licenses Hacked

Scary news coming from the Sunshine State following a hack of a state payment database. Over 16,000 Florida Concealed Carry License holders had their data stolen in the recent cyber attack. Florida officials are not sure exactly who all was affected by the breach, but seem sure that no other personal identifying numbers were attached to the files of the hacked concealed carry licenses. Continue reading

CMMG Releases 4 New Rifles in 6.5 Creedmoor

CMMG, Inc, a leading manufacturer of AR-15 rifles, .22LR AR-15 Conversion Kits, accessories, and tactical bacon, announced they are releasing four new rifles. All four of the Mk3 series of rifles are chambered in the very popular 6.5mm Creedmoor. CMMG becomes the latest firearm manufacturer to introduce offering in 6.5 Creedmoor; following a SHOT Show and NRA Annual Meeting featuring multiple new 6.5 rifles. Continue reading

ATF Sued for Records Classifying AR-15 Ammunition as ‘Armor-Piercing’

Judicial Watch

Judicial Watch, the Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group, has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) seeking records of communications inside the agency when it was considering reclassifying certain types of AR-15 ammunition as armor-piercing—and effectively banning it from civilian use. Continue reading

This Texas-Based Gun Range is Spinning 2nd Amendment Debates on Their Axis

In case you haven’t noticed, there’s a phenomenon happening in this country; the rise of Guntry Club. These large firearms social houses are sprouting up all over the gun friendly states in the U.S. and beyond, creating community and offering different ways for businesses to entertain clients and customers. I mean, guns are the new golf, you know. But what else makes them different than your traditional gun range? They’re clean, typically in good areas of town and have a family-friendly focus. On top of that, they are employing some of the best firearms trainers in the world. Continue reading

Trigger Time TV: Reducing Recoil with Your Grip

Have you ever found that recoil slows down your follow-up shots? What about emptying your mag but your slide not locking back? Your handgun grip can cause all sorts of issues from affecting accuracy to slowing the operation of your handgun. Even if you’re a seasoned shooter, you make small adjustments to your shooting grip to improve your personal performance. Frank Proctor of the Way of the Gun gives us a few pointers on how to position the hands in a “parallel grip” to mitigate recoil, improve performance, and sharpen accuracy. Continue reading

Texas: Understanding Castle Doctrine and Stand Your Ground Laws

Ever wonder if there were certain times when you could legally use the Stand Your Ground defense, or times when you couldn’t use that defense? What about Castle Doctrine—when does that apply? We asked the Texas Law Shield to clarify this for us. Independent Program Attorney Emily Taylor of Walker & Byington details the intricacies of Castle Doctrine and No Duty to Retreat laws and what they mean to gun owners in Texas. Click the video below to learn more: Continue reading