• October 29, 2014 | Comments
    Pennsylvania: Governor Tom Corbett Signs Pro-Gun Legislation into Law

    There isn't too much going on in the legislation game this time of the year, but it looks like the residents of Pennsylvania saw their Second Amendment rights strengthened a little bit in the form a state preemption bill that was signing into law by Governor Rom Corbett. According to the NRA-ILA: Today, Governor Tom Corbett (R) signed into law House Bill 80, the strongest firearms preemption statute in the country,... Read More »

  • October 29, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Tac-Con Unveils Two New Triggers and New, Lower Price Points

    The Tac-Con 3MR AR-15 drop-in trigger system made quite the splash in the AR world in 2014. The trigger was the first on the market to incorporate a 3rd operating mode (besides legit select fire firearms of course). The trigger achieved a very fast rate of fire without going below the 4.5lb pull weight that many people look for in a duty/home defense rifle. Some reviewers thought the trigger was a gimmick, some... Read More »

  • October 29, 2014 | Comments
    BAD GUN OWNER: Former MLB Star Jose Canseco Shoots His Finger Off

    Former Major League Baseball star Jose Canseco apparently shot himself in the hand (by some reports he shot his finger off) while cleaning a firearm. According to NBC News, “It was a serious hand injury,” Las Vegas Metro Police Lt. Mark Reddon said of the 2:30 p.m. accident in northeast Las Vegas, which damaged one of the fingers on Canseco’s left hand. Reddon said no criminality is suspected, and that... Read More »

  • October 28, 2014 | Comments
    CONFIRMED: 2 Students Suspended From School Over AIRSOFT Photo on Facebook

    UPDATE: News7 Boston is confirming the story as legit. The photo was apparently an issue because it was a pre-dance photo taken by the boy's father and was captioned "Homecoming 2014". It was posted along with several other posed photos of the couple ahead of their first dance. From the News7 article: “What it's about is a coupled students engaging in an activity that created a total disruption of the school day,”... Read More »

  • October 28, 2014 | Comments
    NOW is the Time to Stock Up on Guns and Ammo, a Summary of Current Market Conditions

    It's a cycle we've seen unfold time and time again. An election, a new piece of legislation or an unfortunate event that the anti-gun crowd will use to push for more gun control. These are all external factors that can influence the gun and ammunition market. We saw it 2008, 2012, and 2013 to varying degrees. Of course, 2013, especially quarters 1 and 2, was the worst gun/ammo shortage we've probably ever seen. However,... Read More »

  • October 28, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Guy Accidentally Chops Down Tree With S&W .500 – “WATCH OUT! MOVE! MOVE!”

    There's no question that S&W's .500 Magnum round packs some serious firepower. The handgun round can produce over 3,000 ft/lbs of energy in certain loadings. One shooter learned just how powerful the round is when he fired it for the first time earlier this month. In a video posted to Youtube, a man fires a S&W Model 500 at a target near some trees. The resulting shot actually took down a pretty decently sized... Read More »

  • October 27, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] GA Voter Told He Couldn’t Wear His NRA Instructor Hat While Voting

    An early voting controversy is already going on in the state of Georgia. A Douglas County, GA man, Bundy Cobb, says he feels taken advantage of following his recent attempt to vote early while wearing his NRA Instructor hat. Cobb was told to remove the hat prior to entering the polling place as it was considered to be campaigning by the poll workers. The hat simply says "NRA Instructor" on the front along with... Read More »

  • October 27, 2014 | Comments
    FOLLOW UP: Father Who Shot Felon During Home Invasion Arrested

    Last week we reported on a story out of Sarasota, Florida in which a father of a young boy shot and killed a convicted felon who allegedly broke into his home in the middle of the night and opened fire. An 11 year old boy was also in the home at the time of the shooting. Police investigated the incident and it seemed that it was a case of self defense. However, now the father, Christopher Bane, has been arrested... Read More »

  • October 27, 2014 | Comments
    WHY I CARRY: Father is Shot in Front of His Family, 15 Year Old Daughter Physically Attacks Shooter

    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 case a father was shot in... Read More »

  • October 25, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] FL Homeowner Shoots 500lb Black Bear That Broke Into His Home

    While most of the stories we run on this site involve law abiding gun owners defending themselves against threats of the 2 legged variety, occasionally we have to run a story about a four legged threat. In this case, a Florida homeowner had to use deadly force to defend himself from a 500lb black bear who literally broke into his home. According to WFTV, “It was the biggest bear I have ever seen,” said Peters... “...I... Read More »