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….

Pharmacy Robbery: Would You Shoot This Guy?

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In the video below, a solitary armed robber enters a pharmacy and, eventually, liberates some cash. (Not before the clerk pretends she can’t open the drawer.) Let’s say you were…

The Gun as Talisman: Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership

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By Arthur Z. Przebinda, MD A common adage in the gun owners’ sphere is that a gun is not a talisman. This pithy phrase is used to emphasize the fact…

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Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff: Guns for Beginners

Communicate. Move. Shoot. That’s the message [literally] behind Clint Smith’s YouTube video below. It sure beats the A.D.R.E. acronym mooted by the NRA’s forthcoming Carry Guard classes. And really, what…

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New From Ruger: SP101 Match Champion .357 Revolver

Ruger has announced a new addition to their family of impressive revolvers. Their new SP101 Match Champion is chambered in .357 Magnum has polished and optimized internals and a 4.2-inch…

The Philando Castile Shooting: The Very Definition of FUBAR by Everyone Involved

If you read these pages, I assume you’re familiar with the fatal shooting of concealed permit holder Philando Castile by Saint Anthony, Minnesota Officer Jeronimo Yanez, and the officer’s subsequent…

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New From Remington – 1911 R1 Ultralight Commander

Our Jon Wayne Taylor was impressed by the bang for the buck quality of Remington’s R1. Now, Big Green has announced a lighter Commander-sized version that’s perfect for EDC use…and…

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Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day – Pablo Lopez

Just the basics (plus an extra phone) including the ever-popular Smith & Wesson M&P9 Shield. See what Pablo is toting at Everyday Carry . . .

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Canadian Sniper Sets New Distance Record: Drops ISIS Target at Two Miles

A soldier in the Canadian Armed Forces has set a world record for the longest confirmed kill shot in history: 3,540 meters (2.19 miles, for those who don’t speak Canadian.)…

CapArms Question of the Day: Home Carry?

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In the United States Concealed Carry Association’s G-rated Drill of the Month video below, Kevin Michalowski advises gun owners who draw whilst sitting on the living room couch get up and…

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New From Birchwood Casey: Print-N-C Targets. Print Your Own Reactive Targets

We’re all familiar with Birchwood Casey’s Shoot-N-C Targets, which display a brightly contrasting color around bullet holes to make them highly visible. Great, but limited to the designs Birchwood Casey…

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Tavor vs. AR: An IDF’s Soldier’s Perspective

The M-16 was the first rifle I was issued during my mandatory service in the Israeli Defense Force (IDF). That’s the gun I used to become a proficient rifleman. After…