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

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 August 16, 2016, UT teaching staff are adding their names to a Google document entitled 160+ UT PROFESSORS REFUSE GUNS IN THEIR CLASSROOMS. Refuse how, you ask? Now […]

On Meth, Mexicans, and Injuries to Special Places

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 smoking $100 worth of methamphetamines when he realized that “a bunch of Mexicans and white guys” were teaming up with his neighbor to steal his […]

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 or spare magazines – it’s all up for discussion. A new shooter can find this debate – and the resulting advice – confusing. In fact, there […]

New from Browning: Citori 725 Feather 20-Gauge Shotgun

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 of the finest stacked barrel shotguns not-entirely-stupid money can buy. [Fair disclosure: I’ve got a 325 Grade II Citori lingering in my gun safe.] Browning’s just […]

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 the gun community as another blatant attempt to make it as expensive and onerous as possible to exercise our Second Amendment rights. The ammunition in […]

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 who had just finished his day on duty and was open-carrying his sidearm while in uniform. He was told to leave the gun in his car […]

Question of the Day: Got Bipod?

“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 we highlight its online availability because, well, look at the thing. The lightweight, push-button bipod makes the Tavor look like one of the Star Wars walking thingies. […]

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 Springfield XD-Sub compact in the clothes I normally wear (mostly jeans and T-shirts). Now that it’s a little cooler, I’ve been wearing sweaters, or at […]

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