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  • 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
    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 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 »

  • October 24, 2014 | Comments
    Nebraska School District Decides to Allow Students to Pose With Guns for Senior Photos

    What's this? A little bit of common sense from a public school district on the issue of gun rights?! It certainly appears that way. A school in Nebraska has recently ruled that high school photos may include guns in senior portraits as long as the rest of the photo falls school guidelines. According to ABC News, Students can pose with any type of prop, from rifles to basketballs, as long as what they're wearing... Read More »

  • October 23, 2014 | Comments
    It’s Been Confirmed That NY Town Asked for Facebook Info for Pistol Permits

    The Truth About Guns was the first to report on the story about the town of Waterville, New York was asking applicants for pistol permits for some disturbing information - their Facebook username and password. We held off on running the story because the NY Firearms thread about the situation seemed to indicate that the form was mistakenly included in that one application packet, but now it seems like there might... Read More »

  • October 23, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] 10 Year Old Girl is 3-Gun Shooting Prodigy, Hopes to be an “Inspiration to Other Kids”

    Shyanne Roberts is a 3-gun competition shooter. Seeing a girl competing in 3-gun competitions isn't very unusual in 2014. Female competition shooting is one of the fastest growing segments of the gun world. However, Shyanne has something pretty unique going for her. She's a 10 year old girl who has competed well enough to earn a spot to compete in a national competition with adult competitors. According to CNN: "I... Read More »

  • October 22, 2014 | Comments
    Super Model Chrissy Teigen Uses Canadian Parliament Shooting to Criticize Guns in US

    Super Model Chrissy Teigen put her foot in her mouth a bit following the shooting at Canada's Parliament this morning. The model took to Twitter to attempt to use the incident to criticize the US for its gun culture, however she basically just ended up pissing off everyone in existence. active shooting in Canada, or as we call it in america, wednesday— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) October 22, 2014 Following... Read More »

  • October 21, 2014 | Comments
    Anti-Gun State Senator Arrested at Ferguson Protest Carrying, Guess What, a Gun!

    A state senator in Missouri, identified as Jamilah Nasheed, has been arrested at a protest in Ferguson, Missouri. Nasheed has sponsored anti-gun bills in the past and has voted against pro-gun bills in Missouri over the last couple of years. According to KMOV, Sources also told News 4 Ferguson police requested St. Ann to administer a breathalyzer test at the time of her arrest because she "smelled strongly of... Read More »