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Even if you haven’t experienced the culture of Spain firsthand, you’ve likely held and shot a product from the Bergara barrel-production facility in Spain. Many of the most respected rifle companies, American and European, purchase Bergara barrels to mate with their actions to garner top accuracy. Nondisclosure agreements won’t allow a …

NRA Museums, in partnership with Gun Digest Media, has released a new edition of “The Illustrated History of Firearms.” The full-color, hardcover, 320-page work features more than 1,700 photos compiled by NRA Museums curators Jim Supica, Doug Wicklund and Philip Schreier. This follow-up to the best-selling original NRA Museums book is …

Many of you know from my articles, we are forbidden in Venezuela, since 2012, by the thugs in power to carry guns. This is part of the plan to subjugate 25 million people and have total control: out of FEAR. In my case, those gun laws also forbid ANYTHING capable …

More SUBSCRIBE One of the downsides of testing and writing about guns is I seem to spend most of my range time working on writing assignments rather than practicing defensive skills with my daily carry pistol. Teaching also gets in the way of defensive practice. That seems counterintuitive, I know. …

In August, the Municipal Messenger of Morris Township, NJ published a notice that applications were being accepted for the jurisdiction’s 2020 Citizen Police Academy. The notice was accompanied by a photograph of the Academy’s 2018 Class, posing with finger-guns at the ready against the backdrop of a calibrated gun sight …

When we run into an entrenched, bureaucratic problem, the easiest way out is to find someone who has been through the maze. Even better is to find someone who has made it his mission to guide you through the maze. When it comes to buying suppressors, Brandon L. Maddox, founder …

This article, “Snipers—Specialists in Warfare,” appeared originally in the July 1967 issue of American Rifleman. To subscribe to the magazine, visit the NRA membership page here and select American Rifleman as your member magazine. It’s a long way from Camp Perry to Vietnam. Or is it? Maj. William W. McMillan , Jr., USMC, …

NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, applauded the decision of a three-judge panel to uphold a lower court’s decision that California’s ban on standard capacity magazines violates Second Amendment rights and is unconstitutional. The panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit …

This article, “The East German Makarov: A Cold War Classic,” appeared originally in the August 2015 issue of American Rifleman. To subscribe to the magazine, visit the NRA membership page here and select American Rifleman as your member magazine. The East German Makarov, also known as the Pistol M, or PM, is a …

USMC Lt. Col. Chuck Pitman pilots his Sea Knight helicopter carrying New Orleans police officers as they search for the suspect. As  a college student, I majored in English because I had to major in something and I liked to read. In truth, I probably should have chosen history because …