CT Senator Chris Murphy Ushers in New Year with 147 Anti-Gun Rights Tweets

Click here to see a slide show of Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy’s firearms fatality-oriented “year in review” Tweets. We’re talking 147 images. SPOILER ALERT! Murphy’s social media binge ends with the Constitution State rep declaring “My point? The New Year’s resolution of every Congressman and Senator should be to make sure 2016 is different.” Different meaning […]

BREAKING: CA AG Issues Title and Summary for Gun Control Ballot Initiative

Firearms Policy Coalition press release: Minutes ago, the rabidly anti-gun California Attorney General Kamala Harris — and longtime San Francisco liberal buddy of Gavin Newsom — issued the title and summary for the most radical and dangerous anti-gun ballot initiative in over 30 years. A title and summary is supposed to be a clear, unbiased analysis of […]

Guns for Beginners: Three Ways to Avoid Shooting The Wrong Person in Your Home At Night

“The woman was asleep in her bed and thought she heard an intruder enter the house,” orlandosentinel.com reports. “She told police she heard the person quickly approaching her, so she fired a single shot. She then discovered the person was her daughter.” Too late. “Emergency medical crews took the daughter to a local hospital, where she […]

124 House Dems Introduce New/Old Gun Ban, Mag Limit

NRA-ILA press release [via ammoland.com]: Fairfax, VA -(AmmoLand.com)- On December 16, Rep. David Cicilline [above, left] and 123 other Democrat members of the House of Representatives introduced H.R. 4269, the Assault Weapons Ban of 2015, a bill virtually identical to S. 150, introduced by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) in the Senate in 2013 . . .

Self-Defense Tip: Home Carry People. Home Carry.

By Brandon via concealednation.org William McKinley awoke early Saturday morning to his dogs barking at something outside. He never came back from his investigation. McKinley was found in his driveway with multiple stab wounds. Police theorize that McKinley went outside and confronted two suspects who broke into his car. Valerie McKinley says her dad owned a gun and had a concealed […]

The Story Behind the Hartman MH1 Reflex Sight

I’m not the most technical of gun writers. My ballistic ignorance and general aversion to breaking down a gun is a source of constant wonder to Jon Wayne Taylor. Which is why I stick to political and personal defense stories, and take a long time to write gun reviews. Still, I like technical stuff. Human ingenuity is intriguing. So when […]

Which Gun Should I Grab For Texas Open Carry?

I’m fortunate enough to have a wide choice of handguns to carry on January 1 when Texas “allows” licensed open carry. I’ve narrowed my choice to four models [left to right, top to bottom, as above]: a Wilson Combat X-TAC Commander 1911, a Smith & Wesson 686, a GLOCK 19 and SIG SAUER P229 Legion Series. […]