New From Charter Arms: PITBULL 9mm Rimless Revolver

post image

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…

IL Gov. Pat Quinn: Ban Assault Weapons, High Cap Mags

post image

“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…

Sen. Lautenberg Refuses to Pull High Cap Mag Ban from Cybersecurity Act

post image

“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…

post image

Karl Lippard Doesn’t Win Marine Contract for 12k M1911s

  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…

post image

The Stupidest Thing I’ve Ever Read About Gun Control

  “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…

Bin Laden Shooting Was Obama’s “Greatest Failure.” Or Not

post image

“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.”…

[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]

Quote of the Day: Green Mountain Constitutional Carry Edition

[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…

[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. Wash, rinse, repeat, pack-up, go-home. If you train yourself to empty your gun once a month for five years or more what do you think’s going to happen when you start shooting in a defensive gun use (DGU)? Strange but true: someone who doesn’t train at all, ever, may be better able to avoid shooting the wrong person better than a “highly trained” shooter . . .

(more…)

Self-Defense Tip: Don’t Get Training Scars

[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…

post image

What Could Possibly Go Wrong: ArmsBand Edition

“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…

Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act: Ban Online Ammo Sales and Register All Purchases Over 1000 Rounds

post image

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…

This video (annoyingly) automatically starts playing. So to keep it from driving you all slowly insane I have pushed it down the page. Click the “more” link to see it.

(more…)

John Lott: President Obama is a Repressed Gun Grabber

This video (annoyingly) automatically starts playing. So to keep it from driving you all slowly insane I have pushed it down the page. Click the “more” link to see it.

[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.

Stars Earn Their Stripes Tonight. Or Not.

[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…