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The highly anticipated oral argument in New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. Bruen took place before the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 3, 2021. While predicting the outcome of a Supreme Court decision is hazardous, what was said in this hearing didn’t please gun-control advocates. Paul Clement, former solicitor general …
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Whatever arguments may exist for limiting the role of the police in American life, they cannot be applied seriously to issues involving violent crime. It may well be the case that some of the functions that are currently allocated to police officers could be divvied out elsewhere. It may also …
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On November 30, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld California’s ban on so-called “large-capacity” firearm magazines. In doing so, it reversed earlier rulings that found the restriction unconstitutional. This latest ruling, in the case of Duncan v. Bonta, was 7-4. “The ban on legal possession of large-capacity magazines reasonably …
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How much do you know about rimfire ammo? Take our 10-question quiz to find out. The answers will be at the end of the quiz, but don’t peek ahead—we’ll know! True or false? Rimfire cartridge cases are the oldest self-contained cartridge in existence.   In terms of the sheer number …
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The second-class treatment of Second Amendment rights continues. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Duncan v. Bonta ruled en banc that California’s ban on standard capacity magazines does not violate the Second Amendment, overturning a lower court decision that held the ban was unconstitutional. The Ninth Circuit ignores historical context, …
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While 6.5 mm Creedmoor took close to a decade to really catch on, that doesn’t seem to be the case with the 6.5 mm PRC. Both developed by Hornady, this “magnum” Creedmoor boasts higher velocities, flatter trajectories and greater downrange energy than its older brother, all without a major increase …
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“I never shall forget it whilst I remember anything,” wrote abolitionist, freedman, and author Frederick Douglass in his book entitled Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself. While Douglass employs the line in recalling barbarousness committed against his aunt, the line is relevant wherever an indelible …
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It’s a question I hear often, and one with many correct answers: “What is the best all-around cartridge for North American big-game hunting?” Hunting styles have changed, the quality optics available to us make longer shots a reality, and modern bullets have done nothing but helped our cause. Still, ‘all-around’ can be …
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Ammunition is still a lot more expensive than anyone would like; and, in this increasingly hectic world, it seems like time is also increasingly rare. At the same time, more people than ever have chosen to carry a gun for self-defense. How can we all practice life-saving skills if time …
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As soon as an independent Czech state was formed from the ashes of the Austro-Hungarian Empire following the First World War, it quickly became known as a nation with worldwide influence in firearm design. During the Cold War, despite being behind the Iron Curtain, the Czechs resisted the hegemony of …
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