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If you read Shooting Illustrated regularly, you’re probably not the type who’ll settle for making do with whatever shotgun you happen to own, even if it’s not ideal for home defense. But many Americans are. Fact is, any gun in the home is better than none for self-defense, and many

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. OLYMPIA, WA –-( Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) cheered the defeat today of Washington’s House Bill 1122 by Rep. Ruth Kagi, a measure which sought to imprison parents or family members for injuries of minors and criminals when an unauthorized user accesses a firearm. Said

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. USA -( No doubt, you have heard the recent debates over dismantling the anti-gun ObamaCare law. For six years now, congressional Republicans have campaigned on the promise that they would repeal ObamaCare on the first day that the GOP controlled Congress and the White

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. USA -( The bipartisan bill to repeal Colorado’s Switchblade and Gravity Knife ban SB 17-008, overwhelmingly passed the House 59-6. The bill legalizes the possession, carry and sale of a gravity knife or switchblade by removing such knives from the definition of “illegal weapon.”

Getting hits at close range in a battle with a felon is the single most likely gun fighting skill you will be called upon to execute. For those of us that have experienced such a battle, it is unforgettable. The action has been called the Tyranny of the Moment. At

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. West Virginia – -( Less than a month ago, I updated you on a 4th Circuit of Appeals ruling that says the possession of a firearm represents a “danger” to law enforcement, and thus justifies a search of your person. Just this week, they released

With violent crime on the rise around the country, the media should be interested in investigating the reasons why, right? Instead, the media feeds into the anti-gun frenzy with reports of untraceable “ghost guns,” descriptions of suppressors as “tools for assassins,” and gun owners as ticking time bombs. When was

A ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit finds that carrying a gun—even lawfully—is justification for police to treat you as suspect until evidence proves otherwise. This turns the normal approach to policing on its head, limiting Fourth Amendment protections normally in place for those considered

There is a gated community where the anti-gun rich and powerful live. Within these ideological walls, their points of view needn’t meet reality. In this protected place, their convictions aren’t even put to the sort of test that a college debate club might find normal. In this private community they

J. Scott Kappas, a private-practice attorney in Kentucky, felt the need to have a concise, accurate summary of firearm transport and carry laws throughout the United States during his travels. This led to the development of the “Traveler’s Guide to the Firearms Laws in the Fifty States,” an annual reference