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The default answer to a long gun for home or self-defense has become the AR-15. For that service it may have even surpassed the shotgun in popularity. But there’s another long gun that deserves serious consideration for personal protection. It’s the gun that won the west—the lever-action rifle. Many modern shooters look …

New from German Precision Optics is the Optic-Fit binocular and spotting scope tripod adapter system. Designed by outdoor enthusiasts, GPO says this quick-connect system will “get your optic on and off a tripod with an inventive, durable and one of the fastest quick detach systems in the industry.” Offerings include …

If polls are to be trusted any longer, there’s one out from Gallup that shows gun control zealots aren’t paying attention to America’s growing distaste for gun control. Americans want less gun control laws now than they did in 2016, when Hillary Clinton campaigned and lost on a platform of enacting bans …

Barrett Firearms Manufacturing’s submission of Multi-Role Adaptive Design Mark 22 (MRAD MK22) rifles for testing has met all U.S. Department of Defense requirements for the Advanced Sniper Rifle (ASR) that will support the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). As a result, Barrett has received an initial production order and deliveries of …

Last week, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito told a group of attorneys that individual rights were at increased risk of government encroachment—including the right to keep and bear arms. In the wake of an apparent White House victory for gun grabbers, and Joe Biden promising executive action on guns, many gun …

Hornady expanded its RAPiD line of firearm-security products in 2020 with an enlarged option designed to secure multiple firearms, all while retaining Hornady’s quick-access RFID technology. The Hornady RAPiD Safe Ready Vault provides storage space for up to six long guns and 14 handguns in a compact, secure package. Unlike other …

The first gift I bought my wife after we began dating was a Ruger MK II .22-caliber pistol. So, I’m a romantic fool, what can I say? Or maybe, I wanted her to have the means to protect herself as I shared my love of shooting with her. While some may …

Over the last decade, many shooters have come to understand that handguns with optics—specifically compact reflex sights—offer fast target acquisition in any light and improve accuracy without adding a lot of bulk to your pistol. This has led to increasing demand for red dot-equipped handguns which has, in turn, prompted more firearm …

Although voters in November’s election had a refreshing break from initiatives to impose new gun-control laws, there was a pro-gun ballot measure this fall in Big Sky Country. LR 130, a ballot measure to limit local government authority to regulate firearms, was supported by the NRA and approved by Montana’s voters. Voters had to …

Social science methods are not perfect, but that has never stopped anti-gun researchers from making outlandish claims. Most recently, a team of researchers led by Doctor Apurva Bhatt from the University of Missouri Kansas City sought to evaluate the effect of changes in Missouri firearms laws on suicides among teenagers and …