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Self-Defense: Revolver vs. Semi-Auto

–By Jason Hanson, former CIA Officer and New York Times bestselling author. I’m often asked which type of handgun is better, a revolver or a semi-automatic? Well, the truth is there are pros and cons to both — it all depends on which one you’re more comfortable using. So allow me to break down the […]

‘Gun Violence Tax’ Has Opposite Effect

President and CEO of the National Shooting Sports Foundation Larry Keane recently pinned a scathing dismissal of Seattles “Gun Violence Tax.” This tax was passed back in 2015 and assesses are large fee on the sale of firearms and ammunition. Seattle lawmakers had hoped this ill-advised tax would curb firearm violence. The money produced from […]

VEPR Banned from US after New Sanctions

On Tuesday, June 20th, President Trump’s Treasury Department increased economic sanctions against Russia and Russian companies. This news came as relations between the US and Russia have grown more stressed over the past months. The economic sanctions went into effect while President Trump was meeting with the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. Among the new companies […]

Great Shot, Eh? Sniper Breaks Kill Shot Record

A Canadian sniper just shattered the world record for the longest kill shot. In a coalition engagement last month, our friend from up north eliminated an ISIS combatant from over two miles away. You read that right, the shot was over two miles long. The shot was recorded at 3,450 meters, smashing the previous record […]

Important Laws for Texas Gun Owners

The 85th Texas Legislature adjourned on May 29, and in the session, legislators passed several bills that enhance gun-owners’ rights in the state. Following are descriptions of several bills that have passed the Legislature and have either been signed or are awaiting Gov. Abbott’s signature: H.B. 1819 Purpose: Creates Texas Penal Code § 46.05(a)(7) which states that firearm […]

Ruger Introduces New SR1911 in 10mm

Last week we covered Ruger’s recent recall of the Mark IV and 22/45 rimfire handguns. This week, we have some good news coming out of Southport, Connecticut. Ruger has released a new version of the popular SR1911 series. The new model packs Jeff Cooper’s hot 10mm Auto, and is sure to be a hit with […]

Ruger Recalls Mark IV Rimfire Handguns

Ruger just released a sweeping recall of their popular Mark IV rimfire handguns, including 22/45 models. All of the rimfire pistols manufactured before June 1st, 2017 have the possibility of being affected by this recall. The recall was made after discovering that the safety on these models, when not fully engaged, can fail and cause […]