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Article first appeared on  Ammoland.com U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- July 2020 was another record-breaking month for both National Instant background Check System (NICS) checks and gun sales. The total number of checks was 3,639,224, a record number of checks for the month, and the third-highest month ever. Both of the higher months …

Last Monday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit reinstated an NRA-supported challenge to Maryland’s convoluted handgun licensing scheme. An earlier trial court decision had dismissed the case on technical grounds, claiming the plaintiffs lacked standing to bring the lawsuit. Three judges of the Fourth Circuit overruled that …

For the past 10 years, a bunch of straight-shooting roughnecks from Colorado, New Hampshire, Arizona and California have been targeting feral hogs each spring somewhere special in South Texas. As a defense industry exec focused on advanced warfighter aiming and illumination technology, I’ve coached these hunters along the technology curve. …

The Underwood .38 Super ammunition tested for this article performed exceptionally well. Underwood is an often-overlooked manufacturer of high-quality ammunition. Many believe the .38 Super is a “magnum” 9 mm and that it’s significantly more effective from a terminal-performance standpoint. With common FMJ ammunition you can expect a .38 Super to …

According to a report from the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the number of officers in the Minneapolis Police Department has been reduced 10 percent since May and the department “could lose as much as a third of its workforce by the end of the year.”Some on the city council have sought …

SilencerCo is known for making first-rate suppressors for pistols, rifles and shotguns, as well as the Maxim 9, a pistol with the suppressor built right into the gun. Now the company is turning its attention to individual gun parts, and has come out with the Silencer Enhanced Bolt Carrier Group for AR-15 pattern firearms …

Gun rights groups like the Canadian Shooting Sports Association (CSSA), the National Firearms Association (NFA), and firearm owners across Canada continue to expose new problems with the “assault weapon”ban imposed by Trudeau’s Liberal government on May 1, 2020. Readers will recall that more than 1,500 firearms and devices (as well …

SilencerCo has built an impressive resume producing suppressors and innovative new products like the Maxim 9. The company has now made another expansion with the announcement that it will produce AR-15 lower receivers. The new high-quality AR-15 lower receiver is constructed from billet aluminum and is fully customizable and carries an …

Two trend lines related to our issue have diverged in a remarkable way that indicates that firearms and the 2nd Amendment are fundamental American mainstays. We’ve covered the string of record-breaking NICS background check numbers since the onset of the pandemic, and July NICS data continues that trend. New data …

Article first appeared on Ammoland.com United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- You may wonder why we are taking time from actual bills to instead cover a House resolution. We did cover one House resolution and one Senate resolution at times earlier this year, though, and we did so because while they didn’t have …