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The .44 Mag. and its .44 Spl. forebear have deep roots in American shooting culture, stretching back through top-break antecedents in .44 Russian all the way back to antebellum blackpowder Colt percussion revolvers. The .44 Spl. is exactly as old as Smith & Wesson’s big, N-frame revolvers, being the debut …

+**************-Nowhere is the AR-15 platform’s popularity more apparent than on the racks of gun stores around the country. Even in those regions where semi-automatics take a backseat to traditional lever-action and turnbolt hunting rifles, most gun shops can count on at least one AR “turn” a week. The good news …

When I’m interested in powering up a handgun, downsizing the caliber is not my first thought. Yet, that’s the premise behind the 10 mm cartridge as envisioned by the FBI during its pursuit of the perfect pistol cartridge/caliber during the final decade of the last century. The bureau’s on-again/off-again romance …

Editor’s note: With a bitter brawl brewing in Congress over national Right-to-Carry reciprocity, the dire warnings of a return to the Wild West are springing up once again. We asked Charles C.W. Cooke to give us a little historical perspective: Have Right-to-Carry laws ever resulted in widespread mayhem? Or mayhem …

Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s nominee for late Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, addressed a couple of questions of interest to National Rifle Association members in a Senate hearing on Monday. When questioned by U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, about the landmark District of Columbia …

This feature appears in the April ‘17 issue of NRA America’s 1st Freedom, one of the official journals of the National Rifle Association.   I’m no expert on so-called “gun-free” zones. In fact, I leave that title to researcher and author John Lott, who you will find answering several questions on this …

Magpul’s X-22 Backpacker Stock for the Ruger 10/22 Takedown is pure-genius, greatly increasing the utility of one of the most popular rifles of all time. The replacement stock’s polymer fore-end and buttstock nest and lock together when the gun is taken down, and the former’s barrel block is available with …

Pompano Beach, Fla. (Ammoland.com) – CAA, developers and manufacturers of advanced battle-tested firearms accessories, developed a limited number of the Micro RONI Stabilizer pistol carbine conversion in an interstellar White for a clean, futuristic look. COMMAND ARMS Products The design incorporates the stabilizer brace for comfortable, secure one-handed firing by …

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. New York, NY  -(Ammoland.com)-  On January 17, 2017, Assistant Speaker of the New York State Assembly, Felix W. Ortiz, a Democrat, introduced a bill in the New York State Assembly aimed directly at gun owners. The bill, A2260, if enacted, would require all firearm owners to purchase …

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Cody Wilson is the founder of Defense Distributed and the Wiki Weapon project. The Wiki Weapon project’s goal was to make a 3D printed gun. This scared a lot of people inside and outside the Government. Cody Wilson was thrust from being …