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Royal Tiger Imports (RTI) turned the heads of the American military surplus rifle market in 2020 when the company announced what it had found and acquired in the Ethiopian desert. In forgotten storage facilities, literal stacks of 20th century service rifles were left abandoned and covered in dust. These arms came from …
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On Thursday, Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed yet another important pro-Second Amendment piece of legislation.  Only a couple months ago, the Governor struck down constitutional carry after both chambers passed the bill.  This time, it was a preemption bill which passed with bipartisan support in both chambers.  HB 979 had recently …
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I am often asked by hunters who are planning their first dangerous game hunt—whether it be in Alaska, Australia or Africa—which is the right dangerous game cartridge for them. While the answer to that question may be subjective, and could easily be tailored to both the shooter and the game animal being …
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We all knew who the finger-pointers and tattletales were in junior high school. A disproportionate number of them, it seems, now populate America’s anti-gun lobby. The oft-rebranded gun control organization currently calling itself Brady United Against Gun Violence (Brady) launched a website this week called The Gun Store Transparency Project. This …
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Time flies when you’re having fun. It’s been 20 years of shooting enjoyment since Hornady introduced its .17 Hornady Magnum Rimfire in 2002. The .17’s launch was a bold move by the manufacturer, going up against the crowded rimfire market filled with .22 Long Rifle (LR) loads and the long-established …
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It’s a question those of us in the gun writing business often get asked. “What’s the best caliber for a self-defense handgun?” Those expecting a one-to-three digit answer from me will be disappointed. I respond to their simple question with a complex one. “What is the most powerful cartridge that …
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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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