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Article first appeared at NRA-ILA. On Tuesday, Representative Tom Emmer (R-MN) introduced H.R. 4980, the Firearm Due Process Protection Act. This legislation is meant to ensure that eligible firearms purchasers are not arbitrarily denied their right to obtain firearms. The Act would afford those who are denied a firearm purchase …

Article first appeared at Defender Outdoors. Cosmo magazine kicks off a new, sexist “gunsplainer” campaign with the article “Why You Should Never Date a Gunsplainer” and an accompanying video. In the 150-second video below, Dana Loesch points out that the campaign defines gun owners as white, male and unattractive, while …

Article first appeared at Cheaper than Dirt. During most of my shooting life, I’ve trusted Colt handguns, and the very few AR-15 rifles I’ve deployed have been Colt AR-15s. From the HBAR to the SOCOM carbine, these rifles have given excellent service. I’ve watched the AR-15 platform as it’s been …

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. USA –-(Ammoland.com)- According to the news media, an AR 15 Rifle is any gun that someone uses in the act of doing something bad. What is an AR-15 really? Technically speaking, AR-15 is a brand name, like Kleenex or Xerox. And, just as with …

Article first appeared at Shooting Illustrated. If you have a firearm as part of your home-defense plan, one of the challenges you’ll face centers on the storage of that firearm. Obviously, if there are young children in the home or there are any others that shouldn’t have ready access to …

Article first appeared at Shooting Illustrated. You can never have too many pockets—or at least that’s what my mother used to tell me. Now, with the ScotteVest Annie Jacket you have all the pockets you could ever need, especially to conceal your firearm. The Annie Jacket features 35 pockets for …

Article first appeared at Shooting Illustrated. The new defensive shooter has a vast array of guns, ammo and holsters from which to choose. In fact, that vast assortment of gear may create some confusion when he or she sets out to find what works best. Let’s look at the three …

Article first appeared at Shooting Illustrated. The Problem You’re a firearms instructor for a Mid-Atlantic sheriff’s department and you also teach NRA courses for concealed-carry certification. Recently your department transitioned from the Beretta 92 to the Glock G22. Most of your department’s deputies qualified well, although some shot high on the silhouette …

Article first appeared at Shooting Illustrated. At Gunsite Academy, the shooting school founded by the late Jeff Cooper, and located in Paulden, AZ, the core pistol classes have always been known as 250, 350 and 499. Cooper felt Gunsite was the place for higher learning in the field of defensive …

Article first appeared at Shooting Illustrated. I am lying behind my Knight’s Armament SR-25 on a cold, wet autumn night. Rain-soaked fatigues and fogged optics are minor burdens compared to my other troubles. My sniper buddy crouches low over me, watching the big picture around us through his night-vision goggles while …