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FAIRFAX, Va. — An important piece of NRA-backed legislation passed the Ohio legislature on Friday and is on Gov. Mike DeWine’s desk awaiting his signature. Senate Bill 175 strengthens Ohio’s self-defense laws by removing an individual’s duty to retreat. “Ohio law should favor victims of crime rather than the criminal, as it does now. …

My father was a World War II veteran. He was a Marine who had served in the South Pacific from 1943 to 1946, and growing up, I knew practically nothing about his service. Like many of his buddies, he didn’t talk about his service, but urging him to talk a …

Compact double-action revolvers are popular concealed carry choices, but their limited capacity can be a drawback. An empty revolver is useless, and in a personal protection incident it behooves the shooter to get it reloaded quickly. A full cylinder reload (commonly called an Emergency Reload) is done with either the strong hand …

Jason Vanderbrink, the president of Federal, CCI, Speer and Remington, spoke out against some of the misinformation that has circulated amongst the shooting community in regards to the ammunition shortage and the role ammunition producers have had in it. In a video released yesterday, Vanderbrink dispelled the rumors that the ammunition producers are not producing …

On December 17th, ATF posted Objective Factors for Classifying Weapons with “Stabilizing Braces” for public inspection on the Federal Register. The “guidance” was officially published in the Federal Register on December 18th. ATF will be accepting public comments on this “guidance” until January 4, 2021. ATF’s history of confusing and conflicting determinations on …

A Supreme Court ruling this month, Tanzin v. Tamvir, No. 19-71, offers a few valuable insights into the “No Fly, No Buy” gun control proposal championed by the Obama administration (here and here), House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown group, among others. “No Fly, No Buy” is based on prohibiting …

We – the NRA specifically and the gun-owning community more generally – are quite familiar with efforts to label anything and everything a “public health issue” or even a “public health crisis.” We may not be certain of the threshold between an “issue” and a “crisis” when it comes to …

For about 100 years, the M1911 pistol was nearly synonymous with the .45 ACP that it was designed to fire. Sure, the .38 Super was trendy in the 1930s and again in the 1980s, but, for most shooters, mention of the M1911 pistol implied .45 ACP. I remember Ken Hackathorn …

This week, were taking a look at the Springfield Armory Ronin 1911. A 1911 built for the backcountry, the Ronin’s 10mm Auto chambering makes for the ultimate close-range defense caliber, or hog hunter. A full-sized Government frame, constructed from stainless steel, keeps the gun free from corrosion, while helping to soak up some prodigious recoil. …

Here are 10 gifts the special hunter in your life is guaranteed to appreciate for years to come. 1. Spartan Precision Bipod This awesome bipod is the ideal gift for a backcountry hunter. Lightweight, fast to deploy and superbly constructed, the bipod utilizes a lightning-quick magnetic system to fasten to …