Article first appeared in NRAMedia.com  NRAMedia – It’s hard to know when and where you might face an armed, violent criminal intent on doing harm to you and those around you. If you knew in advance, of course, you’d avoid going there. If you work in a smoke shop, however, you …

Article first appeared in NRAMedia.com  NRAMedia – When anti-gunners in Congress introduced a new proposal in mid-December to ban so-called “assault weapons”—actually semi-automatic rifles owned by an estimated 8 to 9 million law-abiding Americans—gun-rights advocates heaved a big sigh, but not of relief. It’s easy to understand why: The battle against …

Article first appeared in NRAMedia.com  NRAMedia – President Obama was long on platitudes and short on specifics at Tuesday’s emotional gun-control press conference. Perhaps that’s because some of the things he’s proposing have far-reaching ramifications that would appall most Americans, gun-owning or not. 1. Barack Obama plans to use Social Security …

Article first appeared in NRAMedia.com  NRAMedia – On January 5, 2016, the president unveiled his executive order plans to force gun control measures down America’s throat. Dana Loesch strikes back at the president’s extreme overreach by shedding light on his dishonest history of enforcing existing gun control legislation. The “Commander in …

Article first appeared in NRAMedia.com  NRAMedia – The patented V-Crown jacketed hollow-point is the key to SIG Sauer’s Elite Performance Ammunition. Shown here are (l. to r.): .380 ACP (90 gr.), 9 mm Luger (124 gr.), .357 SIG (125 gr.), .40 S&W (165 gr.) and .45 ACP (200 gr.). Training loads …

Article first appeared in NRAMedia.com  NRAMedia – Already considered an ideal grab-and-go survival gun, Savage Arms has converted its utilitarian Model 42 combination single-shot into an even more portable Takedown version, including a Takedown Youth model. It even comes with an Uncle Mike’s Tactical Go Bag. The combo gun’s simplistic operation—staying faithful …

Article first appeared in NRAMedia.com  NRAMedia – America Remembers has announced a limited-edition Elvis Presley Tribute Lever-Action Shotgun, which is a detailed recreation of the 1887 lever-action shotgun once produced byWinchester, with the addition of a “bootleg” grip. The project has been officially authorized by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. In the 1880s, …

Article first appeared in NRAMedia.com  NRAMedia – The sheer size and scale of the Battle of the Bulge gave rise to so many feats of arms that examples of individual heroism have tended to get swallowed by the big picture. As the largest battle fought by the U.S. Army during the …

Article first appeared in NRAMedia.com  NRAMedia – Weatherby‘s latest version of the Orion is a Turkish-made, well-thought-out, entry-level over-under shotgun that is loaded with features for a modest price. Learn more about the Orion, NRA’s Gun of the Week, in this video hosted by American Rifleman Editor-in-Chief Mark Keefe. Importer: Weatherby, …

Article first appeared in NRAMedia.com  NRAMedia – Several years ago, the research and development team at Sturm, Ruger & Co. set out to produce the company’s next generation of striker-fired polymer-frame pistols. Recognizing that the new platform would be launched into a market replete with semi-automatics competing in the same size …