Springfield Armory Daily Digest: Shooting to Stop, Talking Him Down, and Failing to Enforce

Why do police shoot to kill? – They don’t. As CNN’s expert points out, they shoot to stop. “To gain a better understanding of police officers’ use of deadly force from their perspective, CNN interviewed Cedric Alexander, a nationally recognized policing expert and veteran police chief who was called in to review the Ferguson, Missouri, […]

Gun Review FN FNAR Standard Rifle

(This is a reader-submitted review as part of our gun review contest. See details here.) By Adam Cummings With long lines, smooth curves and a beautiful finish, it’s hard to keep your eyes, and hands away from the FNAR Standard rifle. It handles great, and it is comfortable to hold. The rifle comes with various silicone […]

New From Ruger: Ruger American Pistol Compact Model

Some have complained about the Ruger American Pistol’s ergos and/or its looks. Our man Jeremy was a fan of the gun — save for its trigger re-set. Now, to compliment the original duty-sized pistol, Ruger’s announced a compact version. We won’t know about its trigger until we try one, but to our eyes at least, it’s a better looking […]

Springfield Armory Daily Digest: A Thoughtcrime in NJ, Going Hungry in Blacksburg, and Movement in D.C.

Double-plus un-good badthink in America’s armpit: NJ Highschooler Suspended for Anti-Gun Control Project – “A Manville, NJ student was suspended and ordered to go under a psychological evaluation after it was found out he was doing an assignment arguing against gun control. Student Frank Harvey was doing a project for class that was on gun control, arguing against […]