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‘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 […]

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 […]

Is This the New Far-Left?

This is an opinion piece and does not necessarily reflect the views of Defender Outdoors or its employees. The talking heads of the mainstream media and the left-leaning politicians are often try to blame mass shootings on America’s gun “problem”, lax gun laws, and “right-wing gun nuts”. Yet, evidences show time and time again that […]

NSSF Shuts Down Anti-Gunner’s Mexico Gun Myth

Larry Keane, President of the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), is always hard at work tearing down anti-gun hysteria and baseless lies perpetuated by the media. A relatively recent website called The Trace consistently spouts anti-Second Amendment propaganda and uses fuzzy math and exaggerated claims to make its point. A recent piece by the Bloomberg-backed […]

St. Louis Police Unload 27 Tommy Guns

The Chicago Typewriter. The Trench Broom. The Tommy Gun. The Chopper. The M1928A1. Whatever you call the Thompson submachine gun, it has a storied past that reminds us all of the Roaring 20’s and the gangsters who used them. Auto-Ordnance and other companies make civilian reproductions these days, but if you ever wanted to get […]

Campus Carry — Very Safe, Despite Worries from Anti-Gunners

My recent op-ed in The Hill newspaper points out that while professors seem to be very concerned about allowing permitted concealed handguns on college campuses, their actions don’t match their rhetoric. While a professor’s resignation at the University of Kansas gets national news attention, for example, only one out of 2,600 faculty members has left […]

New Gun Control Law Database Misses Mark

Gun control activists love to tout the success of their restrictive laws, yet they ignore the common knowledge that gun crimes—including homicides—have been steadily decreasing for decades. Unfortunately, what these gun laws typically do is make it easier to for criminals to carry out their acts of violence, or inconvenience that millions of law-abiding owners […]