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In Hawaii, a man who was peacefully carrying a pistol for his own self-protection while on a nature hike was arrested and subject to felony prosecution under state laws that generally confine the possession of guns and ammunition to one’s own home or premises. The man, Christopher Wilson, invoked the …

On Wednesday, February 21st, the Senate Elections and Ethics Committee will hear House Bill 4127 and House Bill 4128. These bills would restrict law-abiding citizens, with concealed carry permits, in and around polling places, which includes ballot drop boxes. Please contact members of the committee and urge them to OPPOSE these bills by using …

Walker’s is launching three new products, two different electronic earmuffs, including one that is Bluetooth compatible, and a hybrid communicator “walkie talkie” attachment that is also Bluetooth compatible as part of the company’s new Recon product line. The anchor of the Recon product line is the new Walker’s Recon Digital Electronic …

The United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM) has awarded Speer Ammunition with a three-year contract to continue supplying SOCOM with Speer Gold Dot G2 duty ammunition. Terms of the contract allow the order to reach a maximum of 8.5 million cartridges. “When it comes to dependability and terminal ballistics, Speer is the …

Alaska! The word, the place, the mystique gets the world’s outdoor enthusiasts’ adrenaline pumping. It’s 16 times as big as my birth state of Kentucky but holds far less people than metro Louisville alone. Wyoming even has nearly six times the population density of Alaska. Overlay Alaska on the contiguous …

A mountain lion spotted near the eighth green of a Nebraska golf course prompted cancellation of a high-school girls’ tournament. The lion was trapped and killed two days later, but not before it killed a whitetail fawn on the edge of town. The lion, described as a 103-pound sub-adult, was …

Q. In the recent spate of “long-range” boattail bullets presented to the market, I’ve observed the boattail’s degree of departure from the bullet’s cylindrical axis varies substantially from one design to another. One factor I am concerned about is the deleterious effect of throat and bore erosion that may be accelerated …

When semi-automatic Kalashnikov-type rifles started coming into the United States during the 1970s, 7.62×39 mm was not an abundantly available cartridge. The Valmet M62/S from Finland came first, followed by the Maadi ARM from Egypt, but both guns were expensive and therefore out of reach for the average shooter. The …

On Thursday, February 15th, Senate Bill 203 passed out of the Senate Judiciary Committee with a 7-0 vote. The bill allows gun owners with enhanced concealed carry permits and with written permission by the school’s principle, to conceal carry on public school grounds. The bill is scheduled to be debated on the …

On Wednesday, February 14th, Senate Bill 229 a Red Flag bill “relating to gun violence protective orders” was introduced in the Alaska State Senate. The bill has been referred to the Senate State Affairs Committee. Please contact members of the committee directly by using the Take Action button below and ask them to …