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  • February 23, 2015 | Comments
    Beretta Announces First Full-Size Striker Fired Pistol

    Beretta has announced their first full-size, striker fired pistol. Here is the press release from Beretta: The introduction of the APX model completes the company’s full size pistol portfolio and positions Beretta as the world’s premier small arms manufacturer. Beretta has manufactured semi-automatic pistols since 1915 and is now one of the very few manufacturers to offer full size polymer and metallic framed... Read More »

  • February 23, 2015 | Comments
    Here’s How You Can Help Stop the Proposed 5.56 M855 Ammo Ban

    As I'm sure you're aware by now, earlier this month the ATF released their proposed plan to ban the sale and manufacture of M855 (aka "green tip" aka "penetrator") 5.56 ammo. This round is arguably the second most popular round for the AR-15 rifle on the market, behind M193 55gr. This would represent one of the largest ammo bans in history. Fortunately, the ATF is currently taking comments on the proposal, and you... Read More »

  • February 19, 2015 | Comments
    Campus Carry Bill Passes Senate Committee in Florida

    A campus carry bill in Florida has cleared its first hurdle and made it out of committee in the state senate. The bill would allow permit holders to carry firearms at any of the state's universities (private schools could still ban the practice). According to local media reports: The guns-on-campus bill (SB 176) was approved in a 3-2 party line vote by the Republican-controlled Senate Criminal Justice Committee.... Read More »

  • February 17, 2015 | Comments
    BREAKING: Marine Corps Approves Glock 19 For Limited Use

    Wow, it looks like the United States Marine Corps is full of progressive firearms ideas today. Earlier we reported that the USMC was looking into adding some features commonly found on civilian, competition AR-15 rifles to the M16/M4 platform. Now, a report has been released stating that the USMC has approved the Glock 19 for limited use among Special Operations personnel. According to the Marine Corps Times: In... Read More »

  • February 17, 2015 | Comments
    Anti-Gun Civil Rights Attorney Arrested at Airport For Gun/Ammo in His Luggage

    Let's see, what is that word I'm looking for? Oh yeah, hypocrite! An anti-gun attorney in Cleveland, David Malik, has been arrested for, guess what, carrying a gun and ammo through airport security. According to "I participated in a target shooting class recently with a certified CCW instructor and I simply forgot to remove it from my bag," Malik said in a statement. "I used the bag to pack for my... Read More »

  • February 17, 2015 | Comments
    Marine Corps Will Study Competition AR-15 Market For Improvements to M16/M4 Platform

    It's no secret that advancements in the civilian gun market move much faster than advancements in the military market. However, it's looking like the USMC is looking to the civilian gun world to look for possible ways to improve the M16 line of rifles they currently use. According to The Marine Corps Times: Most eagerly anticipated are recommendations to study overhauling M16A4 rifles and M4 carbines with a host... Read More »

  • February 16, 2015 | Comments
    [VIDEO] 72 Year Old Facing 10 Years in Prison After Being Arrested in NJ With Antique Flintlock Pistol

    If you ever had any doubt that New Jersey was one of the worst state's in the country for gun rights then this story should open your eyes. Gordon VanGilder is facing 10 years in prison after he was arrested for having a 300 year old, antique flintlock pistol in his car in the Garden State. Here are some details from NRA News: “Beware of New Jersey,” warns Gordon VanGilder. The retired schoolteacher is the... Read More »

  • February 16, 2015 | Comments
    NH State Senate Votes in Favor of Constitutional Carry Bill

    New Hampshire is the latest state this year to advance legislation which would bring about constitutional carry. According to local media reports: The state Senate has passed a bill to repeal the license requirement for carrying a concealed handgun. The passage, on a party-line vote Thursday, came after a debate on public safety, constitutional rights and New Hampshire being one of the safest states in the country.... Read More »

  • February 14, 2015 | Comments
    OREGON: Report a Kid With a Gun, Collect $250?

    Crime Stoppers of Oregon has launched a new campaign to help stop felons and juveniles with firearms.  According to Crime Stoppers of Oregon persons under 18 are not allowed to possess firearms (generally).  There is plenty of times that I can think of that a child is able to be in possession of a firearms that wouldn't be against the law.  But it doesn't seem like they differentiate between to two, or even tell people... Read More »

  • February 13, 2015 | Comments
    Federal Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill Introduced in Senate, Gun Rights Organizations Offer Support

    Texas Senator John Cornyn is introducing a bill in the US Senate that would allow for national concealed carry reciprocity. Cornyn's bill takes a fairly 'soft shoe' approach on the issue of reciprocity. It does not establish any federal guidelines or a permitting system. It does not change the carry laws that are in place in various states. It does not change what types of firearms are legal/illegal at the state level. Think... Read More »