Daily Digest: NRA-ILA on Cornyn’s Bill, Shooting at Pipelines and Sleeping with Guns in New Jersey

Fairfax is on board with Cornyn’s bill . . . NRA Backs Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill in U.S. Senate – “On behalf of its five-million members, the National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today applauded the introduction of S. 446, The Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, sponsored by Senator John Cornyn (TX). ‘The […]

Winchester Awarded MHS Ammo Supplier Contract

As you certainly know by now, SIG SAUER won the Army’s Modular Handgun System (MHS) contract with a version of their P320. TTAG regularly reminded readers that the MHS contract wasn’t only about a pistol, it was about a pistol system that included suppressors (plus relevant parts like threaded barrels and tall sights) and ammunition, […]

GLOCK Protests SIG P320 Win of Army’s MHS Contract

With a contract as big as the Army Modular Handgun System contract and competitors as big as SIG SAUER, GLOCK, and Smith & Wesson it was natural that someone would be very disappointed when the results were handed down. The contract isn’t just about the large purchase the U.S. Army will be making, but for […]

Top 3 ‘Must-Haves’ For Carrying Outside-the-Waistband

I carry outside-the-waistband (OWB). I find it the most comfortable way to carry a handgun and the best carry method for a quick, efficient draw. Obviously enough, it’s not the most discreet way to schlep a gat. Even those of us fortunate to live in open carry states still need that discretion; there are plenty of places that […]

French Police Sniper Shoots Himself in the Foot During French Prez’s Speech: Irresponsible Gun Owner of the Day

“A police sniper has accidentally fired a pistol during a speech by French President Francois Hollande – wounding himself and a waiter,” the sun.co.uk reports. “The bizarre accident happened in Villognon, western France, as the head of state opened the new high-speed train line between Paris and Bordeaux.” Needless to say, there was a bit of post-ND […]

Question of the Day: NRA New York Times Attack Ad Says Nothing About Guns. What Does That Say About the NRA?

Donald Trump promised to get rid of “gun-free zones” on day one of his presidency. Yes, well, ditching Bush the Elder’s Gun Free School Zones Act requires an act of Congress. So we’ll give him a pass — for now. For now, President Trump has yet to take any specific action to restore Americans’ gun rights, or […]

Gun Review: Beretta APX Full-Size Striker Fired Pistol

SIG SAUER set the standard for modularity with their P320. Not to be outdone — although they were for the Army’s MHS contract — Beretta has released their first-ever full-size striker-fired pistol: the APX. Like the P320, the Beretta’s APX has an internal serialized chassis that accommodates different external frames of various colors and sizes. Has Beretta […]