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Armed Citizen® Today An alleged home invader in Nevada ended up in the hospital in serious condition after encountering a homeowner who was armed and willing to defend his property on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2022. Around 9:30 p.m., the 48-year-old intruder broke into the Pahrump, Nev., residence, armed with a …

Senate Bill 116, a bill that expands access and standardizes firearm safety education for schools, has been sent to the Senate Committee on Federal and State Affairs for a hearing on Wednesday morning, February 8, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. Please attend and show your support for firearm safety education. The hearing …

On Monday, February 6, the New Mexico Senate Health & Public Affairs Committee will hold a public hearing on Senate Bill 171 by Sen. Bill Soules (D-Las Cruces), legislation that attempts to supersede federal law and make it a FELONY to manufacture, sell, transfer, or acquire a firearm sound suppressor and other National Firearms Act …

Rival Arms is entering the red-dot sight market with the introduction of the X1 Red Dot. The X1 is a three-MOA red dot the company said is “ideally suited for use on defensive pistols, target pistols, rifles, hunting and defensive shotguns.” The base sports a Trijicon RMR-compatible mounting system for …

Speer Ammunition has been awarded a French Police 9 mm NATO duty handgun ammunition contract to supply the nation’s largest law enforcement agencies with Speer 124-grain Gold Dot loads. Financial terms of the agreement—which could last for up to four years—were not released, although the company anticipates volume of its shipments …

Shadow Systems is releasing the new 9mm CR920P, a subcompact pistol that has an integrated compensator. The built-in patent-pending compensator does not make use of a threaded barrel, which makes it compliant in jurisdictions that have threaded-barrel bans. Instead, it uses a unique self-locking, self-indexing method of attachment. The idea behind …

New for 2023 from CZ-USA is the CZ 75 A01-SD OR pistol. Breaking down the name, it’s a classic double-action/single action pistol in CZ’s storied CZ 75 line, with the A01 line an outgrowth of the excellent Shadow series of pistols from CZ’s custom shop. Featuring a forged steel frame, cold-hammer forged …

Remington Ammunition recently introduced Premier Long Range, a high-quality line of centerfire rifle ammunition for big-game hunting at extended ranges. Featuring Speer’s revolutionary Impact bullet, Remington has now announced three new PRC loads that will be available in late 2023. “We’ve recently announced a full line of big game ammo with …

Beretta has announced the launch of a new turkey-hunting shotgun—the A300 Ultima Turkey. Featuring the classic mechanisms of the A300 platform, this new turkey shotgun includes enlarged controls, a seven-position Picatinny rail for optics, an enhanced loading port, a 24-inch barrel with a mid-bead and high-visibility front sight, and an extended Beretta mobile …

Q. Can you identify this .36-caliber percussion pistol? It has no serial number or markings of any kind, save the number 17 on two of the parts. I did not completely dismantle it. A. Judging from the pictures of the pistol you submitted, it would appear to be the Sidehammer Navy …