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Headlines were made several months ago when an Oklahoma hunter was detained on vacation with his wife and friends in the Turks & Caicos, but his story turned out to be only the tip of the iceberg. When Ryan Watson flew to the tropical paradise with his wife and friends, he …

I had a good friend call the other day, as he was in the middle of shopping for a youth deer rifle for his soon-to-be teenage son. His decisions had come down to the .243 Winchester and 6.5 Creedmoor—he referred to the abundance of ammunition for both cartridges—and he was more than a …

Federal Premium has just introduced the .45 Colt cartridge to its line of “Hammer Down” performance ammunition, which is optimized for both smooth cycling and performance in lever-action firearms. The Hammer Down product line includes both rimmed, straight-wall cartridges like the .357 Mag., .44 Mag., .327 Mag. and .444 Marlin in …

We know that the vast majority of citizen-involved shootings are resolved with the ammunition that is in the gun. I strongly suspect that that is also the case with most shootings involving law enforcement. Why, then, do the vast majority of us strongly recommend that an armed citizen carry at …

Melvin Forbes, founder of Ultra Light Arms and a pioneer in the building of light rifles—and an NRA Publications Golden Bullseye Pioneer Award recipient—passed away at his home in Granville, W.Va., on June 5, 2024. He was 77 years old. A native of the Mountain State, Melvin Forbes was born on Nov. 25, 1946 …

Early last February, Mike Gill, a former Trump administration official at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, was fatally shot in a carjacking attack in Washington, D.C. Gill recently served as senior vice president for capital markets at the Housing. Policy Council. He was the father of three children. A …

Women are embracing their Second Amendment rights like never before. Gun ownership overall has grown significantly over the last few decades, and women make up at least 25% of those saying they personally own a gun in various polls. Incredibly, estimates tabulated by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) indicate …

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court took a major step in reining in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ (ATF) administrative overreach. The Court held in Garland v. Cargill that the agency exceeded its statutory authority by classifying semiautomatic rifles equipped with bump stocks as “machineguns” under the National Firearms …

Armed Citizen® Today A homeowner in Van Nuys, Calif., opened fire on intruders, sending them fleeing following an attempted burglary. LAPD officers arrived at the residence at about 9:45 p.m. on April 9 following a report of shots fired. An investigation found that the homeowner had discovered four men inside …

American Defense Manufacturing (ADM) just launched a new lightweight AR-308-pattern rifle chambered in either .308 Win. or 6.5 Creedmoor called the UIC 10A Carbon Hunter. The UIC 10A Carbon Hunter has an overall weight of around 8 pounds unloaded, and to keep weight low, these rifles are outfitted with precision carbon-fiber …