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Salon Flips Its Lid Over Suppressor Legislation

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 00:14
Salon Media Group decided to jump into the suppressor discussion and did so in their usual biased, leftist and sensationalist way. They “reported” on the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act (SHARE Act), which was heard in the House Committee on Natural Resources on Tuesday.

“Modern Family” Star Under Fire For Enthusiasm Over Guns

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 00:12
A 19-year-old woman decides she wants to take up shooting, so she signs up for a safety course and heads to the range. Once she passes, she poses for a few celebratory photos, then posts them on social media. Pretty typical in the gun community, right?

Gun Sales Up In August After Summer Slump

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 00:10
June and July were down months for gun sales in the U.S., but figures from August are being taken by many in the industry as a positive sign.

Big Win For Crossbow Hunters In Illinois

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 00:08
Illinois deer hunters who want to hunt with a crossbow during the state’s archery deer season won a major victory on Friday.

Tennessee Woman Shoots Dangerous Stalker Hiding Under Her Bed

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 00:06
Children know to look under the bed for monsters. For a woman with a stalker, it was good advice as well.

The Armed Citizen® | She Got Away

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 00:04
True stories of seven women who fought back with firearms.

Exercise Your Freedom | Reloading, Part 11: The Last Step—Crimping

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 00:02
The last of seven steps in the reloading process gets us perilously close to bang.

When Fighting Back Saves Your Life

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 00:00
NRATV host Cam Edwards explores the danger of leaving your life in the hands of violent criminals with guns.

K.C. Newspaper Tries To Tie Abandoned Gun To Campus Carry

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 00:14
In an apparent attempt to paint concealed-carry permit holders as irresponsible, The Kansas City Star recently repeatedly cited the state’s new campus carry law in a fake news story about a gun found in a Kansas University restroom.

Cabela’s Purchase Of Bass Pro Shops Moves Forward After Delay

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 00:12
Gun owners eager to see the effects of the merger of Cabela’s and Bass Pro Shops, both major sporting-goods retailers that sell firearms, should have the chance soon. Federal regulators have allowed the move to proceed, cheering the leadership at Cabela’s and causing the retailer’s stock price to rise.

69-Year-Old Arizona Woman Shoots Home Invader

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 00:10
Last Thursday, a 69-year-old woman returned to her home in rural Sierra Vista, Ariz., to find her door damaged and several things missing from her home. She called the Sheriff’s Department and filed a report, but it turned out the burglars weren’t yet finished with their dirty deeds.

Irma Looters Target Firearms

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 00:08
While natural disasters typically bring out the best in humanity—with people opening up their homes, hearts and wallets to help out—there are always exceptions. Such is the case in Florida, where dozens of criminals have been looking to take advantage of Hurricane Irma evacuations.

Pennsylvania Homeowner Fatally Shoots Bat-Wielding Invader

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 00:06
The Lower Paxton Township, Pa., Police spent the better part of Sunday piecing together the sequence of a fatal shooting.

SHARE Act Critical To Hunters And Shooters

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 00:04
A new measure introduced in the U.S. Congress would reduce several burdensome regulations on America’s sportsmen and women.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's Hunting And Fishing Revival

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 00:02
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is freeing up hunters and fishermen to more easily enjoy activities that have been passed down for generations.

Legends | The Perfect Gun For A Sharp-Dressed Man

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 00:00
A Remington cane gun was among the critical wardrobe choices for a real sharp-dressed man in the second half of the 1800s.

Tucson Comes To Its Senses On Gun Destruction

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 02:41
Stacy Washington describes how Tucson city council members reluctantly stopped breaking a law against destroying confiscated and turned-in firearms.

NRA’s Childress Tapped To Head NHF Day

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 02:40
NRA First Vice President Richard Childress has been named honorary chairman for National Hunting and Fishing Day, set for Sept. 23.

Anti-Gun “Satire” Rots The Onion

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 02:39
How comedians and satirists push gun-ban schemes and talking points, all the while acting like they’re “just joking.”

First Gear | Back To The Build: PCC Continues

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 00:00
We continue our PCC build and consider barrels. That’s overdue, we know …