160+ UT-Austin Professors “Refuse” to Allow Concealed Carriers Into the Classroom

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University of Texas professors are revolting. In response to the passage of campus carry legislation SB 11  prohibiting state-funded institutions of higher learning from banning legal concealed carry as of…

On Meth, Mexicans, and Injuries to Special Places

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Let’s just stick to the facts here, as reported by the Yakima Herald. (1) On September 13, 2015, Wentachee, Washington resident Martin Eugene Hoyer had just spent the past two days…

TN Bail Bondsman Points Shotgun at Bystanders During Apprehension. Fair Enough?

“A Tennessee man had a gun pointed at him by a man who appears to have been a bail bondsman while he was video recording them arresting his nephew Tuesday morning,” photographyisnotacrime.com reports. Yes, well, one of the crew ogelters behind a shield labeled “police.” The man who took the video says that “This happened today in East Memphis Tn, they just took this post off Facebook so nobody could see it but ima keep posting it and y’all keep sharing it they locked my nephew up and was pointing the gun at me and his pregnant baby mother.” Fair enough? Or . . .

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“A Tennessee man had a gun pointed at him by a man who appears to have been a bail bondsman while he was video recording them arresting his nephew Tuesday morning,”…

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Guns for Beginners: Concealed Carry Myths

Scott Polk [via Ammoland.com] writes: Concealed carry is a hot topic among gun people. Mimimim acceptable caliber, recommended gun size and model, best holster type, appropriate self-defense tactics, the need for a back-up gun…

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FBI: Violent Crime Continues 12 Year Downward Trend … “Gun Violence Epidemic” Debunked Again

Every year the FBI compiles the most accurate and impartial accounting of crime in the United States. The “FBI Uniform Crime Report” is available online for all to see. It…

New from Browning: Citori 725 Feather 20-Gauge Shotgun

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Anyone remember when “made in Japan” meant cheap crap? You’ve come a long way baby-san. Especially when we’re talking about Browning’s Citori shotguns. Manufactured by the Miroku Corporation in Nangoku, Japan, Citori firearms are one…

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CBP: We Never Asked the ATF to Reclassify 7N6 5.45×39 Ammo

On April 7th of last year the ATF reclassified the cheap and widely available 7N6 5.45×39 ammunition as “armor piercing” and banned it from importation. This was widely seen by…

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OMG! A Soldier! With a Firearm! OMG!

A TTAG reader writes: “The Waffle House located in Nicholasville, Kentucky (a suburb just south of Lexington), recently hit the local news for refusing to serve a Kentucky National Guardsman…

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Minnesota Court: BB Guns are “Firearms”

­ Question: when is a BB Gun a “firearm”? Answer: When you bring it to Minnesota, under certain circumstances. Just this week, the Minnesota Court of Appeals held, in the…

Question of the Day: Got Bipod?

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“The quick deployment TAR Podium bipod provides stability when you have to go prone or are shooting off of an uneven surface,” makogroup.com proclaims. As does any bipod, really. But…

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Gear Review: Galco Stow-N-Go Inside The Pant Holster

I’ve been a big fan of appendix carry in a belly band since I began concealing some four years ago. I found it to be the most comfortable and efficient way to hide my…

 

For our next story, we go south, south, south of the border to a futebol match in Brumadinho, in the Brazilian state of Minais Gerais, where a regional league match was in progress. A referee named Gabriel Murta had a rough time dealing with some unruly players from the Amantes de Bola team. During a dispute over a red card that wasn’t called, Murta was kicked and slapped and quickly retreated to the locker room. This time out was the last act of good judgment he displayed that day . . .

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Irresponsible Gun Owner of the Day: Gabriel Murta, Brazilian Soccer Referee

  For our next story, we go south, south, south of the border to a futebol match in Brumadinho, in the Brazilian state of Minais Gerais, where a regional league match…