BREAKING: Five Dead in Mall Shooting near Seattle, Manhunt Underway

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“A man carrying a rifle entered a Macy’s store at a mall in Washington state, shot dead four women and a man, and vanished into the night,” cnn.com reports. “Authorities…

MA Court Throws Out Gun Conviction, Rules Black Men Have “Legitimate Reason To Flee Police”

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Gun control activists in states like Massachusetts are constantly demanding increased regulations and more laws to “improve gun safety,” laws which disproportionately impact law abiding gun owners and do little…

New Study: “More Guns in Fewer Hands”

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I’m generally skeptical of the accuracy of gun-related polling. A significant portion of the gun owning population believe firmly in the concept of “operational security” — the less is known about…

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Germany Invades French Arsenals as HK416 Confirmed to Replace FAMAS

Multiple French news sites are reporting that H&K has indeed been chosen by the French military to replace the existing stock of FAMAS rifles with the Teutonic HK416. Designed in…

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Gear Review: Backup Tactical Thread Protectors

Threaded barrels. They just make every gun a little bit cooler, don’t they? Slap a threaded barrel on even the common GLOCK 19 and it instantly stands out on the…

Gear Review: Cry Havoc QRB Kit

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The AR-15 is probably the most versatile firearm in the world: easily configurable to meet any situation, lightweight, accurate, and reliable. It would be the ideal backpack rifle…if you could fit…

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UPDATE: Alpine, Texas School Shooting Murder Suicide Attempt

UPDATE: From the New York Daily News: A girl at Alpine High School in Texas shot and wounded another girl before fatally turning the gun on herself Thursday morning, police…

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UPDATE: ATF Clarifies Form 1 Marking Requirements

Back at SHOT Show I asked the ATF agents at their booth a simple question: once you have an approved Form 1 to make and register a NFA weapon, when…

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New ATF Re-Classification Could Make Ammo More Scarce

The key component in modern smokeless gunpowder is nitrocellulose. This quick and efficient burning compound is the cornerstone upon which the various blends of gunpowder are built and without it the…

BREAKING: Leaked Photos of New GLOCK 17M

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Our friends over at TFB have gotten their hands on a picture (via P&S) of the new GLOCK 17M that will be coming out soon. Check out their post. The photo…

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Gun Review: Remington R51 Gen 2

I was excited when Remington announced they were creating a redesigned Model 51 handgun. I was looking forward to seeing what Remington could do with the Pedersen Action concept, formerly lost to the mists…

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BREAKING: Judge Upholds Ban on 5.45×39 AK-74 Ammunition

Roughly a year ago the ATF reclassified certain kinds of 5.45x39mm ammunition as “armor piercing” and banned them from importation. This has only been possible with the explosion in “pistol”…