TTAG’s had its issues with Charter Arms. Or vice versa. Charter really, really didn’t like it when we pointed out that the Son of Sam spree killer (a.k.a. the “.44 caliber killer”) made their Bulldog famous. We also gave their Target Mag Pug one star. And so on. Now the all-American revolver maker’s gone and […]
“Gov. Pat Quinn is renewing a push in Illinois to ban assault weapons in the wake of the killings at a Colorado theater that left 12 dead and dozens more wounded,” chicagotribune.com reports. “The Democratic governor also revealed plans today to propose a ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines in Illinois.” The Governor Tweeted his intentions […]
“There is not a more, in my view, opportune moment than when there’s still a period of mourning coming from Colorado. Timing, it’s said, is everything. And this is the time.” Time for Senator Frank Lautenberg [above] to stick to his guns, apparently, endangering the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 with a federal ban on “high-capacity” ammunition […]
Fox News reports that the U.S. Marines have placed a $22.5 million order with Colt Defense for sidearms. The pistol maker will supply as many as 12,000 of the 200,000 U.S. Marines with semi-automatic, tan-colored M45 Close Quarter Battle Pistols, and they will include spare parts and logistical support.” Gerry Dinkel, CEO and president of […]
“Mexicans commenting on the Aurora shooting believe the series of mass murders in the U.S. reflects a culture hungry for fame with the vehicle being glorified violence. If that’s what they, our neighbors to the South—who live in areas where decapitations and shoot-outs are the norm—believe, shouldn’t Americans ask themselves what values are most important to […]
“At the urging of [Presidential advisor] Valerie Jarrett [above], President Barack Obama canceled the operation to kill Osama bin Laden on three separate occasions before finally approving the May 2, 2011 Navy SEAL mission.” That’s according to The Daily Caller, who’ve read an advance copy of Leading From Behind: The Reluctant President and the Advisors Who Decide for Him. According […]
[HTML1] “Vermont might have some of the most lax gun control in the country. We’re also the safest state in the country. We are the safest state due to the large number of guns in this state.” – Ed Cutler, legislative director of the Gun Owners of Vermont [via boston.com]
[HTML1] For some self-defense shooters finding time to train is the hardest part of training. Maybe that’s just as well. I’m not sure what’s worse: not training at all or training yourself to do something stupid. For example, the vast majority of shooters at a gun range shoot their gun dry, reload and shoot again. […]
“When carrying in public, you can stand with your arms folded across your chest, holding the shooting hand under the carry bicep on the grip of the handgun without drawing any suspicion from anyone. On condition orange, you can loosen the strap and ease the handgun partially out. From this position, drawing and firing is […]
For some reason neither Senator Lautenberg nor Senator McCarthy responded to TTAG’s telephone request for a copy of their proposed gun control—I mean ammo control legislation or the senators’ original statement prior to its official unveiling. An eagle-eyed, ever-vigilant reader send us a link. Here’s the skinny: The Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act works through […]
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[HTML1] New gun program. Mainstream media. Post-Midnight Massacre. Outrage to follow? Or is reality TV maven Mark Burnett’s firearms foray so wrapped up in patriotism that it’s beyond criticism? I’m thinking the latter but there’s no accounting for haste.