BREAKING: Obama Signs Law Allowing Public Sale of Surplus U.S. Army 1911s

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The Civilian Marksmanship Program is a program through which the U.S. Government has been selling off their stock of aging firearms to the American public in an effort to promote the…

US Govt Sues EOTech Maker for Fraud, Suit Settled by End of Day

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There was apparently a bit of a dust-up yesterday involving L-3 – -manufacturer of the EOTech holographic weapon sight system and the U.S. Government. The Feds had been investigating some problems…

Fallout 4 Tip: Don’t Over-Scope Your Gun

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Over the last few weeks I’ve been playing a lot of Fallout 4. Like, a lot. An unhealthy amount, even. Despite the random crashes and glitches (seriously, how do you…

The question that arises every time there’s a terrorist attack or mass shooting is one of how to stop it from happening again or minimize the casualties. The common response from gun control activists and the media is always to ban guns and further restrict the rights of law abiding citizens, relying purely on a emotional response and lacking any scientific evidence. One study out of Purdue University is seeking to put some actual science behind the question of whether concealed carry or any armed defense would reduce the impact of a terrorist attack like the one in Paris. Their results: yes, guns would save lives.

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Purdue Study: Arming Victims Would Save Lives in Terrorist Attacks

The question that arises every time there’s a terrorist attack or mass shooting is one of how to stop it from happening again or minimize the casualties. The common response…

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Why Using the Terrorist Watchlist to Restrict Gun Sales is a Terrible and Dangerous Idea

There has been a lot of chatter in the last couple days about individuals on the “Terrorist Screening Database” (or simply “Terrorist Watchlist”) being able to purchase firearms in the…

Armed Drug Traffickers May Have Returned Fire in Paris Terrorist Attacks

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The common refrain from gun loving people here in the United States following the terrorist attacks in Paris is that more good guys with guns on the scene would have…

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UK Counter Terrorism Police Seen Running SIG SAUER’s New MCX Rifle

The SIG SAUER MCX has been on the market for only about a year, and yet it has already found its way into the hands of the most elite police…

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Gun Review: Feather Industries AT-22

The year was 1995. Coolio’s Gangsta’s Paradise was at the top of the charts. Star Trek: Voyager began its long journey to ruin the Star Trek franchise. OJ Simpson stood trial…

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Reader Challenge: ID the Inspiration for Star Wars Guns

TTAG reader JP writes: I saw this article on WIRED, breaking down the props of the new Star Wars movie. I was struck by how the various blasters pulled parts…

New Jersey Considers Legislation to Repeal and Replace “Smart Gun” Mandate Law

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New Jersey has had a law on the books that Democrat Loretta Weinberg (who introduced it) claims promotes the development of “smart gun” technology. The law mandates that once a…

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Secret Russian Space Station Machine Gun Revealed

Russians have sent guns into space before. Back in the day, Russian astronauts carried a combination rifle, shotgun, and survival axe  designed to keep them alive (and out of enemy hands) should…

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EU Answer to Paris Attacks: A New ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban [VIDEO]

When the Paris terrorist attacks occurred on Friday, the article that got the most traffic on TTAG was this this one about French gun laws. Tens of thousands read it and…