• February 24, 2015 | Comments
    Catawba County, NC Homeowner Shoots and Kills Intruder

    A Catawba County homeowner used a shotgun to defend his home against two intruders.  Shooting and killing one, while the second is still outstanding.  The homeowner initially heard them break in and grabbed his shotgun and called the police.  When the intruders kicked in a hall door and came towards the homeowner and his wife, the homeowner he fired one shot, striking one of the intruders in the chest, killing him.... Read More »

  • 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 20, 2015 | Comments
    [VIDEO] Son Buys His Widowed Mother a Gun – Just 1 Week Later, She Needed It

    COLUMBUS, OHIO - Just a week after her son bought his widowed mother a firearm as a gift, she ended up needing it. According to local media reports: Columbus Police at the scene tell 10TV a widow heard someone breaking in, grabbed her gun and shot the intruder. “She was armed and apparently fired multiple shots at him,” said Sgt. Dave Sicilia. The woman’s son says he bought the gun for her a week ago... 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 19, 2015 | Comments
    The GunBox, RFID and Biometric Gun Safe – Initial Impressions and Review

    In late 2014 I received a GunBox for the purposes of review. Disclaimer, I did receive this product free of charge for the purpose of conducting a review, but as always that does not affect my opinion of a product. I have been using this product on a daily basis for about a month now. The purposes of this article are to convey my initial impressions about the unit. A more thorough "Part 2" review will be coming later... Read More »

  • February 19, 2015 | Comments
    [VIDEO] Concealed Carrying Pharmacist Shoots and Kills Armed Robber, Saves Customers and Staff

    A concealed carrying pharmacist in West Virginia took control of a dangerous situation that resulted when an armed robber pulled out a gun with several staff members and customers in the immediate vicinity. According to WCHSTV: The robbery occurred about 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at the Good Pharmacy on North Pinch Road, according to a news release from the sheriff’s department. Deputies said a masked male suspect entered... Read More »

  • February 18, 2015 | Comments
    Female Homeowner Shoots and Kills 1 of 4 Home Invaders, Suspects Charged With Murder

    One home invader is dead and his three accomplices are being charged with his murder after a homeowner in Alabama defended herself against the group. According to local media reports: [Police] said the foursome went to the home of the victim, located in the 100 block of Plainview Drive, earlier in the day on Monday asking to use her phone. She refused to let them inside. They returned around 9:30 p.m. that night... Read More »