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Article first appeared at CheaperthanDirt. This is always a popular topic and generated a lot of interest in the comment section of the blog lately, so we thought we would republish this post from a couple of years ago. Everyone knows that politics have an effect on laws, and laws …

Article first appeared at CheaperthanDirt. If someone were to enter your home with the intent to do harm to you or your family, having a gun by the bedside and reacting just won’t cut it—you need good judgment, too. Clint Smith, president and director of Thunder Ranch Training Center suggests …

Article first appeared at AmericanRifleman. On Easter Monday, April 24, 1916, scattered groups of men of the Irish Volunteers and Irish Citizen Army, as well as women of the nationalist auxiliary organization, the Cumann na mBan, assembled at their mustering points throughout Dublin. Most of them were unaware that, instead …

Article first appeared at AmericanRifleman. In The Beginning In 1816, a young 22-year-old named Eliphalet Remington, Jr., walked 15 miles from Ilion, N.Y., to Utica, N.Y., to meet with a gunsmith who could rifle a barrel he had forged back at home. After learning some tricks of the trade from …

Article first appeared at AmericanRifleman. A new chapter in the history of Connecticut gunmaker Stag Arms opened on Feb. 29, 2016, when it was announced that it had been acquired by White Wolf Capital, LLC. Best known for its market-leading left-handed AR platforms, Stag expanded into right-handed in guns, as well …

Article first appeared at AmericanRifleman. The Smith & Wesson Model 66 was introduced in 1970 as the stainless version of the gunmaker’s iconic Model 19, which was derived from the original Combat Magnum in 1955. The Combat Magnum itself was brought about as a duty-sized revolver for police forces looking …

Article first appeared at AmericanRifleman. As part of its ongoing celebration of its 150th anniversary in 2016, Winchester is offering a series of 10, pre-production riles, chambered in 44-40, from the “One of Five Hundred” Model 1866 “Yellow Boy” commemorative rifle collection. Considered one of Winchester’s most collectible rifles, each …

Article first appeared at AmericanRifleman. Eliphalet “Lite” Remington, Jr.’s first rifle was a flintlock half-stock muzzleloader. It is thought that for the first 30 years of business, Remington produced only rifled barrels at the forge in Ilion. Remington received so many orders, they allowed him to start a real factory …

Article first appeared at Americas1stFreedom. I’m quite accustomed to anti-gun advocates twisting the facts, telling half-truths and even outright lying in order to sway public opinion to their side of the gun debate. Such practices are not at all uncommon, and can be heard from the local coffee shop all …

Article first appeared at Americas1stFreedom. California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, in his quest to bolster his gun-ban credentials as he runs for governor in 2018, is pushing a handful of restrictions that would further devastate the rights of law-abiding Golden State gun owners who have already seen their freedoms infringed …