The New ‘Easy’: Black Rifle Coffee’s ISIS Button

The folks at Black Rifle Coffee Company do more than just coffee and neat coffee mugs. When Starbucks recently pledged to hire 10,000 refugees, BRCC matched that pledge. Only instead…

Colt Competition Goes Out of Business – First of Many?

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Last year, Colt Competition manufactured and sold some forty thousand AR-15s. When Donald Trump was elected, sales dropped like a stone. The gunmaker has been struggling to sell 500 rifles per month…

The Truth About the Gun Sales ‘Trump Slump’

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“In the gun industry, politics and fear matter,” NPR reports. “And they matter a lot. Over the last two years, there was plenty of both to go around amid terror…

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YETI Reverses Gun Ban in Austin, TX Store

YETI is a huge brand, certainly around these parts. From fishermen to drunken college students, their costly coolers are marketed with a blend of outdoorsy flavor and a hipster twist. Not…

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Random Thoughts About Denny’s Dallas 30.07 ‘No Open Carry’ Signs

On a Saturday morning in Dallas, Texas, my daughter and I decided to eat breakfast at a nearby Denny’s. On the way in, I noticed the restaurant had posted a 30.07…

Mossberg’s New 590 Shockwave: The New Coach Gun?

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Mossberg’s new Shockwave shotgun was introduced at the SHOT Show and is finally being seen in the wild. The shotgun, classified by our friends at the BATFE as a “non-NFA firearm,”…

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More Remington Layoffs Hit Defense Division, Product Management

A few days ago news broke that Remington layed off 122 employees at their Ilion, New York plant. While some have tried to claim there is no post-election slump, the actions of…

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Firearms Slump Forces Gander Mountain Into Bankruptcy, 32 Stores to Close

Gander Mountain is one of a few national chains dedicated to outdoor sports that sells firearms. Along with stores like Cabela’s, Bass Pro, Dick’s and Academy, they offer gear for everything…

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British Hypocrisy on Guns

British subjects are denied the right to use ANY self-defense weaponry. While Her Majesty’s Government “allows” some subjects to own shotguns, the regulation regime is onerous. And they cannot be…

Is the Firearms Industry Backing Away from Military-Style Ads?

As our man Johannes reported, survivors of the Sandy Hook massacre have been trying — unsuccessfully — to sue Bushmaster for its military-style advertising for the weapon used in the…

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FBI NICS Checks Indicate Ongoing Post-Trump Sales Slump?

The stats for December’s FBI National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) checks are in. Keep in mind that the NICS numbers don’t directly correlate to gun sales. Some states don’t require…

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Sandy Hook Plaintiffs Appeal to Connecticut Supreme Court

As Dean Weingarten reported, the lawsuit filed against Bushmaster Rifles, wholesaler Camfour Holding, and retailer Riverview Gun Sales by survivors and family of Adam Lanza’s Sandy Hook attack was dismissed…