• December 20, 2014 | Comments
    AR Pistol Braces Get Even More Confusing Following Latest ATF Letter

    2014 could easily be called the year of the AR-15 pistol brace. The Sig SB15 was one of the biggest innovations to hit the AR pistol market probably, well, ever. When the braces first came out, it was generally believed by most people that it was legal to fire these arm braces from the shoulder. A subsequent ATF letter seemed to confirm those beliefs. However, recently an ATF letter issued to a shotgun manufacturer... Read More »

  • December 19, 2014 | Comments
    BREAKING: Court Rules It’s Unconstitutional to Ban Former Mental Patients From Gun Ownership

    A federal appeals court seems to have ruled that people who have been committed to mental institutions in the past, even involuntarily, can still own firearms. According to Fox News: The three-judge panel of the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that a federal ban on gun ownership for those who have been committed to a mental institution violated the Second Amendment rights of 73-year-old Clifford... Read More »

  • December 19, 2014 | Comments
    WHY I CARRY: Two Men Charged in “Appalling” Murder of 2nd Grade Teacher in PA

    Here is another one of our “Why I Carry” stories. These stories, unlike our defensive gun use stories, take a look at situations that may have turned out very differently if the victim(s) had been armed. These stories are the “other side of the coin” so to speak and serve as an important reminder as to why it’s important to take responsibility for your own personal safety. In this story we see why it's important... Read More »

  • December 18, 2014 | Comments
    CT Supreme Court Rules 2nd Amendment Covers, Knives and Batons

    It looks like the Connecticut Supreme Court made a ruling this week which should firm up Second Amendment rights in state that gravely needs all the firming it can get. In a decision that has most people saying "Duh," the court ruled that knives, dirks, daggers and batons are all protected by the 2nd Amendment of the Bill of Rights. Here's some excerpts of their decision [paragraph breaks added for readability]: This... Read More »

  • December 17, 2014 | Comments
    PBS Gun Control Poll Results – You Have to See These Numbers

    PBS probably wasn't expecting the poll numbers they got when they ran a recent poll on gun control. The question asked was: Would you support more restrictions on guns in your state? The choices were: Yes. Increased regulations on firearms are necessary to prevent another tragedy like the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary. No. Laws like this unnecessarily punish lawful gun owners and will do little to prevent... Read More »

  • December 17, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] 14 Year Old Uses Grandfather’s Gun to Shoot and Kill 1 of 2 Home Invaders

    A 14 year old boy in Charlotte, NC has killed one home invader and a second was captured following the incident. “They heard some noises, saw an individual at the back of the residence trying to come into their house,” said Lt. Eric Brady of Charlotte Mecklenburg Police according to WBTV. A 14 year old boy who was visiting his grandmother used his grandfather's gun to shoot and kill one of two home invaders,... Read More »

  • December 16, 2014 | Comments
    Smoke Shop Employee Shoots Robber, Who Was Armed With a Shotgun, in the Head

    A New Mexico smoke shop employee turned the tables on an armed robber earlier this week. The suspect is identified as 24-year-old Luciano Acuna. According to KVIA: Las Cruces Police say that shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, Acuna had his face partially covered with a mask and was armed with a shotgun when he entered DCP’s Smoke Shop in the 1000 block of S. Solano Dr. Detectives have reason to believe... Read More »

  • December 16, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Beretta Makes Beautiful Video Highlighting 500 Years of Innovation

    Beretta is the oldest running firearms manufacturer in the world. In a recent video released by the company the company shows how modern technology combined with old school "human technology" is used in their manufacturing process. Here is the video description from Youtube: Human Technology is an artistic short movie celebrating the uniqueness and the distinction of every Beretta premium gun. This movie by Ancarani... Read More »