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New Laws Will Take Effect on September 1 Governor Greg Abbott has now signed all of the NRA-supported legislation which the Texas Legislature sent him during the 2019 session.  Thank you to pro-Second Amendment leaders and lawmakers in the House and Senate for their work to ensure passage of these measures.  Here is

Article first appeared at U.S.A. –-( The Winchester rifles were synonymous with winning the West, but to point out which of those rifles that actually achieved that has been open for debate. For years, most said it was the 1873, but more and more evidence that another Winchester rifle had a

A federal district court judge in California has issued a preliminary injunction against the Del Mar Fair Board’s attempt to ban gun shows, in a case involving the Second Amendment Foundation, other groups and individuals. SAF is joined by the California Rifle and Pistol Association, B&L Productions, Inc., Crossroads of

Firearm sales increased in May by 0.7 or 1 percent—depending on source—compared to the same period last year. The number of requests processed through the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) also set an all-time high for the month at 2,349,309. The same 31-day period in 2018 saw only 2,002,992.

As far as I can tell, double-action revolvers remain popular sellers despite the slowdown in gun sales, and small, short-barreled revolvers suitable for concealed carry are the most popular of all. As you may know, referring to a revolver as double-action (DA) means it can be cocked via the trigger

This article, “Buckshot’” appeared originally as a Fightin’ Iron column in the July 2017 issue of Shooting Illustrated. To subscribe to the magazine, visit the NRA membership page here and select Shooting Illustrated as your member magazine. In the 1939 cinematic masterpiece that defined him, “Stagecoach” actor John Wayne’s Ringo Kid prepared for

Article first appeared at Arizona -( – On January, 2018, 25-year-old Alexander Weiss shot 17-year-old Muhammed Rahim in a claimed act of self-defense. Muhammed died. The case captured the attention of people in the gun culture because the prosecutor used the fact that Weiss’ car had a political bumper sticker

Today, the Cato Institute and Firearms Policy Coalition announced their filing of an important amicus brief in the appeal of Aposhian v. Barr, a case challenging the federal bump-stock ban, at the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. The brief may be viewed at and Cato and FPC argue in the brief

Article first appeared at United States – -( One of the most important things Second Amendment supporters can do to preserve freedom is to make sure that respect and support for our freedoms is passed down to future generations. Thankfully, there is a new generation of Second Amendment defenders arising, thanks

It’s easy to feel inadequate when you go to the range and see all the “tactical” looking handguns while yours is basic black and a little worn and shabby. Any professional gunsmith would be happy to coat your pistol with one of the “in” colors such as flat dark earth,