Iowa Chief Justice Bans Weapons in the State’s Courthouses

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Governor Terry Branstad signed HF 517 back in April, a comprehensive law to reform Iowa’s antique weapons restrictions. Part of that law was requires uniform firearm laws across the state….

Alaskan Black Bear Kills Teen Runner During Race: It Should Have Been A DGU

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 A 16-year-old was killed by a black bear on a organized race in Alaska yesterday. The runner had plenty of time to use a defensive firearm. From adn.com: The runner…

A Conversation with a Disarmed Health Professional

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During a recent visit to the Yuma Regional Medical Center (YMRC) for my daily dose of high powered intravenous antibiotic (pneumonia), I struck up a conversation with a health care…

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RETRACTION: Sheriff Howard Sills Did Not Renege on Reward

Yesterday, on June 17, we posted an article that claimed that Sheriff Howard Sills reneged on the reward for the capture of escaped convicts. We relied on a video from…

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Revolving Shotgun to Fight Boko Haram in Nigeria

In this widely circulated image of Aisha Gombi Bakari, you can see the homemade revolving shotgun that she uses to hunt Boko Haram Islamic terrorists.  The lock up does not…

Did California Magazine Limits Handicap AR-Equipped Homeowner During Home Invasion?

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On June, 6 in a quiet residential area of Fresno, California, a home invasion resulted in a gunfight. The 30-year-old victim who fought back was wounded along with another man….

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UK: Deputy Chief Constable: Do Not Arm Yourself, Run and Hide

 In the U.K., the idea that licensed gun owners should be considered a resource to defend against terrorist attack is off the table. A caller to a BBC radio show,…

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Hunting: Bella Twin, Little Woman with a Little Gun, a Big Bear and a Cold Front

On 10 May, 1953, a front was passing through Slave Lake, a village on the South shore of Lesser Slave Lake in  Alberta, Canada. It was cool, cloudy, and windy….

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Open Carry at Arizona’s Yuma Regional Medical Center

On the morning of June 8th, I was openly carrying a GLOCK 17 in a Fobus retention holster and had to get some medical tests done. I didn’t have any…

Shannon Watts Looking at Run for Congress in Colorado CD-2

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Colorado’s second Congressional district is a heavily Democratic area that includes the college town of Boulder. Whomever wins the Democrat primary will almost certainly win the Congressional seat. Shannon Watts…

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U.S. Monitors Solvent Trap Purchases, Shares the Data with Australia, Leads to Arrests

Australia has no Second Amendment, no Fourth Amendment, no Fifth Amendment, no First Amendment. There are only a few rights actually protected by the Australian constitution, and they are weakly protected….

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Walmart Removes .22 LR Purchase Limits. The End of The Great Ammo Drought of .22?

Regular readers will know that I’ve been monitoring the availability of .22 rimfire ammunition at Wal-Mart stores for some time. On Wednesday, I was surprised to discover four buckets of Golden…