Article first appeared at Ammoland.com Ammoland – On February 5th 2016, Connecticut’s Senior Assistant State’s Attorney Timothy Sugrue published a memorandum to the Chief State’s Attorney’s Office detailing first what everyone in Connecticut should already know: The unconcealed carry of a firearm with a valid Permit to Carry Pistols or Revolvers …

Article first appeared at Ammoland.com Ammoland – At the same time the European Union bureaucrats in Brussels are trying to foist further gun controls on the continent, Europeans are exhibiting a newfound interest in acquiring the tools of self-defense. Though restricted by EU mandate and often severe national gun controls, following …

Article first appeared at Ammoland.com Ammoland – [Recently] at work I responded to an urgent call for backup. An armed homeowner pulled a gun on one of my fellow officers. In the end, everything turned out fine. No one got shot. By the time I arrived at the home, both officer …

Article first appeared at Ammoland.com Ammoland – We members of the 2nd Amendment Task Force have expended a lot of energy over the the last few years trying to back down the Board of Regents at University of Alaska to reverse the no guns on campus policy. YAL (Young Americans for …

Article first appeared at Ammoland.com Ammoland – With campus carry under consideration in the Georgia House, state Senator Nan Orrock (D-Atlanta) is making clear her belief that allowing concealed carry on campus for self-defense is an “abomination.” The legislation, HB 859, was proposed by Representatives Rick Jasperse (R-Jasper) and Mandi Ballinger …

Article first appeared at Ammoland.com Ammoland – It’s time to abolish South West Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD). They clearly think they are above the law and have intentionally violated the agreement and the law forged by Governor Jeb Bush, Deputy Chief of Staff Simone Marstiller, Assistant General Counsel Chanta Combs, …

Article first appeared at NRAmedia.org NRAmedia – Real-world carry puts some maintenance demands on a firearm that are different from a range-only arm, and we made some suggestions here about cleaning and lubrication. A second major consideration isn’t—strictly speaking—carry “maintenance,” but it too can have a huge impact on firearm performance …

Article first appeared at NRAmedia.org NRAmedia – Everytown for Gun Safety wants to sell you something. My father once advised me to “be skeptical of anything told to me by someone who had something to sell.” He was a car dealer whose business was mainly repeat customers—people who trusted him. On …

Article first appeared at NRAmedia.org NRAmedia – You’ve probably heard the news that when Mexican authorities raided the hideout of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera, the head of the murderous Sinaloa drug cartel, on Jan. 8, they recovered a .50-caliber Barrett rifle that was trafficked through the ATF’s disastrous “Fast and Furious” …

Article first appeared at Ammoland.com Ammoland – “The United States Court of Appeals for 4th Circuit [applied] strict scrutiny to Maryland’s ‘Firearms Safety Act,’ in a two-to-one decision that could change the face of gun laws for Maryland (arguably one of the most anti-gun states in the nation), and perhaps portend …