New Jersey Governor Christie Pardons Meg Fellenbaum for Illegal Gun Possession

On Friday, January 12th, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie pardoned Pennsylvania concealed carry license holder Meg Fellenbaum. The move followed Ms. Fellenbaum’s arrest, conviction and sentencing after exercising her natural, civil and Constitutionally protected right to keep and bear arms in the Garden State without a government permission slip. Gun rights groups . . . in […]

Buy Armed Defenders’ Insurance: Guns for Beginners

As a card-carrying good guy (or gal), life may someday feed you a giant crap sandwich.  You may have to shoot a violent criminal predator to defend yourself, your family or other innocent life.  Unfortunately, in today’s world, politically-motivated “community activists” may come for your scalp if it suits their political interests.  To make matters […]

Non-Powder-Gun-Related Eye Injuries Up 169%

For an increasing number of Americans, the famous line in A Christmas Story “You’ll shoot your eye out” has become a reality. According to a study published in The Journal of Pediatrics eye injuries from air guns more than doubled between 1992 and 2012. But hang on Mrs. Parker..com reports that . . . The data, which […]

Three Best Carry Guns for Hiking

In yesterday’s post Why You Shouldn’t Take a Gun When Hiking on the Appalachian Trail: IMI Systems Quote of the Day, a snowflake named Margaret (not shown) offered a bunch of reasons why she wouldn’t tool-up for her outdoor adventures. TTAG’s Armed Intelligentsia shot down her arguments with extreme prejudice. Which left a void: what’s the […]

Why Women in Missouri Need Guns for Personal Defense: IMI Systems Quote of the Day

“We’re not tenth in population, we’re not tenth in land mass, we’re not tenth in wealth — we’re not tenth in anything except the number of women killed by their male partners.” – Colleen Coble, CEO of the Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence in Domestic abusers and guns? Missouri weighs what to do [via stltoday.com]  

.22 Winchester Magnum for Personal Defense?

David LaPell writes [via ammoland] In this day and age of high-velocity small bore rifle cartridges that have speeds advertised as almost capable of breaking the space-time continuum, older and slower rounds that while dependable are often shoved aside as being obsolete, and one of those is the venerable .22 Magnum . . . History […]

Do You Know Your Rifle’s Maximum Point-Blank Range? Guns for Beginners

John Farnam writes [via ammmoland.com]: Conversations with “precision riflemen” often get into tedious, esoteric mathematical realms, and usually very quickly. Many factors influence the bullet during the brief fraction of a second (sometimes longer) while it is in free-flight between when it departs the muzzle and the point of ultimate impact (exterior ballistics), but the two […]

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