BREAKING: Illinois House of Representative Passes Legal Suppressors Bill

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The American Suppressor Association’s Facebook page reports that “Suppressors are one giant step closer to becoming legal in Illinois! We have been quietly working for two years to legalize suppressors…

Boxer Tactical Daily Digest 5.31.16: Libertarian Boorishness, Syrian Inventiveness and Saudi Peevishness

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Why do Libertarian Party candidates hate guns so much? That seems a valid, if unlikely question, first in the wake of the party’s nomination of an unapologetically gun control loving VP candidate….

.22LR Zip Gun: Just Thought I’d Leave This Here

How easy is it to build your own gun? Pretty damn easy. Is that a problem? If so, for whom?

How easy is it to build your own gun? Pretty damn easy. Is that a problem? If so, for whom?

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Think Progress Freaks At Rob Pincus’ Advise to Stage Guns in Children’s Rooms

“During a [Rob Pincus] seminar on ‘home defense concepts’ at the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting in Louisville, an instructor encouraged gun owners to store firearms in their children’s bedrooms,”…

The four gun safety rules are based on simple common sense. Don’t point a gun at anything you aren’t willing to destroy (or some such language). Keep your finger off the trigger until you’re ready to fire. Maybe there should be one about intervening when idiots violate the rules. Then again, common sense says the OFWG next to our gun range idiot irresponsible gun owner should have snatched the gun away from his “pal.” I guess we should be satisfied that he only shot himself. Sigh.

Man Shoots Himself in the Hand [NSFW]: Irresponsible Gun Owner of the Day

The four gun safety rules are based on simple common sense. Don’t point a gun at anything you aren’t willing to destroy (or some such language). Keep your finger off the trigger…

Did the Assault Weapons Ban (or Threat of One) Influence Your Purchase?

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Reader RW writes: The Guardian made a case that the so-called assault weapon ban created a market for the AR-15 and other firearms of military-style appearance. “When Martin KA Morgan was…

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Mexican Military: The Most Efficient Killers in Modern Warfare History?

“In the history of modern war, fighters are much more likely to injure their enemies than kill them,” nytimes.com opines. “But in Mexico, the opposite is true. According to the government’s own…

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Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day: Kyle

Being an ICU nurse has probably impressed upon Kyle the importance of being ready for just about every eventuality. Hence this extremely capable complement of gear (including tourniquet). See exactly…

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Housekeeping: New TTAG Website

Regular readers may have noticed that TTAG attempted to launch a new website this morning. Yeah, well, we pulled it down to fix a few key issues. With a bit…

Don’t Brandish Your Gun: Guns for Beginners

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“A manicurist at Nail Tech in Eastpointe brandished a pistol Saturday afternoon during an argument with a customer about glitter nail polish,” clickondetroit.com reports [click on image above for the…

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DeSantis Gunhide Question of the Day: Would Your Kids Pass This Test? If So, At What Age?

Mashable’s gun safety questions to three [I’m sure randomly selected] kids are straightforward enough. But the question about reporting a stolen gun within one year depends entirely on where they live. I…

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Israelis Recover “Navy SEAL M-16” in Arab Neighborhood

“Border Police officers located a semi-automatic M-16 assault rifle on Monday in a home in the Arab Israeli village of Ain al-Sahla in the Wadi Ara region in the north,” israellnationalnews.com…