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Originally appeared in America’s 1st Freedom magazine, August 2013. Get updates directly to your inbox from GunsInTheNews.com! Email address: Leave this field empty if you’re human: National mandatory background checks for all private party firearm sales are again part of the national conversation. There are people who everyone agrees should …

By all accounts, the Patriot bolt-action has been selling extremely well since its formal introduction at the 2015 SHOT Show. On the surface, that success would seem to run counter to the industry-wide trends toward tactical styling and technological innovation. Instead, the Patriot looks like a classic from the 1960s …

Over the past 24 years on American Rifleman, I have seen a lot of gun companies come and go. Some have become established brands. Some were crackpot ideas destined for the oddities case downstairs at NRA’ National Firearms Museum. The company I met with today is not headed for the …

Ruger designed its Precision Rifle as a price-friendly alternative to most long-range precision rifles on the market, which can typically run $3,000 or more. At about half the price, Ruger didn’t sacrifice in standout features that really set this rifle apart from the crowd, including its compatibility with both rear- and side-latching …

What do you get when a Cuomo, a Clinton and the Brady Campaign get together to toast each other? Get updates directly to your inbox from GunsInTheNews.com! Email address: Leave this field empty if you’re human: A lot of hollow rhetoric blaming America’s law abiding gun owners for the acts …

On November 18, the European Commission expedited a plan to overhaul the European Union’s already restrictive gun control laws. The move comes in the immediate wake of November 13th’s terrorist shooting and bombing attacks that killed 129 in Paris, France. Just how the European Commission expects new restrictions on civilian …

Recently, we reported on Hillary Clinton’s praise for local firearm “buyback” events and her view that forcing Americans to participate in them on a national level – ala Australia and Great Britain – is “worth considering.” Get updates directly to your inbox from GunsInTheNews.com! Email address: Leave this field empty …

On Friday, Nov. 13, Islamic terrorists carried out a series of coordinated attacks in Paris, France, that left (at last count) 129 people dead. Their weapons included explosive suicide vests and Kalashnikov rifles. These weapons – as well as murder, false imprisonment, kidnapping, trespass, smuggling, terrorism, and virtually every other …

The Paris terrorist attacks were not easily pinned on America’s supposedly lax gun laws or the NRA, but that didn’t stop exploitative assaults on America’s law-abiding gun owners and those who support them. Get updates directly to your inbox from GunsInTheNews.com! Email address: Leave this field empty if you’re human: …

At this point, Magpul really needs no introduction. The Texas-based company has long provided the tactical, competitive and civilian markets with popular, high-quality gear that’s mission-designed from the get-go. That being said, you may be unfamiliar with one of their more inexpensive products—the MS1 sling. Get updates directly to your …