Article first appeared at NRAmedia.org NRAmedia – On Wednesday, residents of the National Capital area were treated to the unseemly spectacle of the country’s seat of government being hobbled by 7/10 of an inch of snow. Those same locals are now bracing themselves for an incoming blizzard projected to dump at …

Article first appeared at NRAmedia.org NRAmedia – As much as the Brady Campaign, Bloomberg’s Everytown, and the Obama administration contend that submitting oneself to the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) is a fast and simple process that does not significantly burden lawful firearms transferees, the fact is that …

Article first appeared at NRAmedia.org NRAmedia – A sharp memory and respect for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms go hand in hand. The Second Amendment, after all, was written by those who had only recently fought their way to independence from a tyrannical monarchy that had ceased to recognize American …

Article first appeared at Ammoland.com Ammoland – The California legislature is back in session, and politicians are wasting no time seeking media attention by introducing ill-conceived gun bans that would ban millions of commonly owned firearms. On January 14, 2016, Assembly Member David Chiu introduced AB 1663 (coauthored by Members Levine …

Article first appeared at Ammoland.com Ammoland – Knife rights is having a good year.  In Wisconsin, a reform bill to de-criminalize switchblades for concealed carry permit holders and police was determined to be an insufficient  by the Assembly Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety.   A strengthened reform bill, to include knife …

Article first appeared at Ammoland.com Ammoland – Mossberg International is pleased to bring two new versions of its lightweight, soft-shooting SA-20 autoloading shotgun to the market – a nicely-appointed Walnut-stocked SA-20 All-Purpose Field version with 26-inch vent rib barrel, and the SA-20 Turkey model with Mossy Oak Obsession camo stock and …

Article first appeared at Ammoland.com Ammoland – In this newsletter, I’m going to highlight a couple drills I do in my handgun classes that are personal favorites of mine. They are very challenging, but like all good drills, they can be tailored to best match the skill level of the shooter. …

Article first appeared at Ammoland.com Ammoland – CAA, developers and manufacturers of advanced battle-tested firearms accessories, is proud to announce the RONI® Civilian pistol carbine conversion for the GLOCK® 17*, the only RONI® model that is available to the public without NFA control. The new RONI® Civilian has a sleek “bullpup” …

Article first appeared at Ammoland.com Ammoland – Two draconian bills that would have dramatically harmed knifemakers and knife owners were vetoed by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on January 19. The two closely related bills, S3146/A3773 andS3416/A4808, would have outlawed, with extraordinarily tough civil and felony criminal penalties, mere possession or …

Article first appeared at Ammoland.com Ammoland – In a bizarre decision issued on the last day of 2015 in a case involving a paring knife, a sharply divided Washington state Supreme Court found that knives likely are arms and are protected by the U.S. Second Amendment as well as Washington State’s …