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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris want to ban and confiscate commonly owned firearms. If anti-gun politicians take control of the White House and Congress, will they stop at confiscation of semi-automatic rifles? For the answer, look to the source of inspiration for so many gun control dreams: Australia. If Biden …

The Democratic National Convention (DNC) took place this week, and, as expected, the nomination of former vice president Joe Biden (D) as the party’s nominee to challenge president Donald Trump (R) became official. After nearly half-a-century in the federal government, and more than three decades since he first campaigned to …

The Canadians fitted .303 British Ross Mk III rifles with American-made 5.2X Warner & Swasey Model of 1913 Telescopic Musket Sights for use by snipers. This example is in the collection of the Canadian War Museum.  Of all the Allied countries fighting Germany in 1914-1916, only one, Canada, included modern …

Photo credit: Credit: Photo by Gage Skidmore courtesy of Creative Commons CC BY-SA 2.0 Let’s give credit where it is due: Joe Biden has consistently argued that American citizens don’t have a right to buy and use semi-automatic AR-15 and AR-10 rifles. He’s also made it extremely clear that if …

Smith & Wesson has launched a new multi-media marketing campaign—Smith & Wesson Gunsmarts—tailored to welcome new gun owners into the firearms community and highlight the key resources available to those who have just purchased their first pistol, rifle or revolver. The outreach effort comes at a time when many retailers are …

Last week we discussed how being involved in a criminal attack can have a negative effect on our ability to hear things going on around us.  And that is just one of the physical changes that can occur when we are confronted with what is called the Fight or Flight Syndrome. There …

More SUBSCRIBE Vista Outdoor CEO Christopher Metz’s quarterly earnings call, which took place earlier this month, indicates the current ammunition shortage may continue at least until 2021—perhaps longer. “July firearms background checks were another triple-digit month, and we have said many times that ammunition sales typically take multiple months to …

As I’m wedged in the back of an NYPD Strategic Response vehicle, the officers rip through the clogged Manhattan streets on a frostbitten Sunday afternoon. The destination is not the usual crime-plagued pockets of the Bronx or Brooklyn, but the lower east side of the island borough dotted with designer …

I don’t know about you, but 2020 has cancelled some fantastic hunts for me, and it’s becoming frustrating; to say that I’m looking forward to the local fall hunting seasons is an understatement. In the meantime, I’ve looked at my own rifles—if I can’t hunt with them, I’ll shoot them …

Bill Williams was recently forced to shoot and kill a 250-pound black bear with his Uberti 1866 Yellowboy carbine—chambered in .45 Long Colt—that invaded his Colorado cabin at 3 a.m. “It sounded like an explosion when he slammed the window open,” said Williams. “I grabbed the Yellowboy and walked to …