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In early 1917, the United States began its inevitable path to being pulled into the Great European War that began in 1914. John M. Browning of Ogden, Utah, foresaw the need for lighter machine guns and took a working example of his new automatic rifle to Hartford, Conn., to demonstrate …

It is easy to discredit the fallacy that severe restrictions on the sale and ownership of firearms is a means of curbing violence in America. We need look no further than across our southern border. Did you know there is only one gun store in Mexico, guarded by armed military …

The latest chapter in a sustained campaign to undo Oklahoma’s new constitutional carry law has ended, with a court ruling adding a fresh defeat to what has so far been an unbroken series of failures. The war on constitutional carry in Oklahoma began, after the state legislature passed HB 2597, …

Savage Arms has chambered four new rifles in 300 PRC for long-range marksmen and hunters that make the most of this new round. While 300 PRC is capable of exceptional accuracy, the round is not simply a paper-puncher. The true potential of the cartridge comes from the pairing of heavy .30-cal. bullets …

South Dakota became the first state to adopt an improved emergency powers law when Gov. Kristi Noem signed HB 1296 on March 31.  The framers of the Constitution “knew what emergencies were, knew the pressures they engender for authoritative action, knew, too, how they afford a ready pretext for usurpation.” …

Premier Body Armor has a new solution for low-profile personal protection with its Custom Armor Inserts for the Tru-Spec Concealed Armor Shirt. These new Level IIIA inserts are designed especially for the Tru-Spec Concealed Armor Shirt weighing just .8 pounds per panel. The whole package weighs around 2 pounds and …

May saw yet another record-breaking month for background checks. May 2020 is officially the third-busiest month for the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) with 3,091,455 total checks run. That is also the new record for the month of May, beating May 2019 by nearly three-quarters of a …

In difficult times, we fall back on basic principles. The basics begin with safety for ourselves and our loved ones. This is why gun sales are surging. Gun dealers, in fact, are seeing particularly high demand near the very major American cities that push the harshest gun-control policies on their …

From the vault: A reader-submitted question about tuning recommendations for the 1911 pistol. As published in the October 2001 issue of Shooting Sports USA. Q. Could you recommend any “tuning” for my Springfield Armory 1911-A1? Specifically, the case mouth gets damaged when it is ejected. I’m shooting handloads, but the same …

The gun-control advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety, one of the handful of groups funded by former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, released its first round of endorsements for the U.S. Senate recently. Despite his failed presidential bid, Bloomberg is still using his fortune against the Second Amendment. The …