Speaker Paul Ryan Pulls SHARE Act From Consideration

As predicted by, well, anyone with any knowledge of gun politics and the Congressional sausage making process, House Speaker Paul Ryan announced that he’s pulled the SHARE Act — a measure that would have greatly de-regulated suppressors — off the table. From cnbc.com: House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday said Republicans have no scheduled plan […]

IMI Systems Quote of the Day: Un-Silenced Guns Mean Fewer Shooting Victims…Or Something

“It’s worth mentioning that the Virginia Tech shooting was far from the only time that survivors heard gunshots and knew they had to react quickly. More recently, in Alexandria, Va., members of Congress were practicing for the congressional baseball game when a gunman opened fire. Those who were there said that they,  too, recognized the sound of […]

IMI Systems Quote of the Day: Brady Campaign Highlights the Danger of Criminals With Black Powder Rifles

“Since its inception, the gun industry has been manufacturing loopholes to get guns and suppressors into as many hands as possible, regardless of how dangerous those hands might be. Literally the only thing workarounds like this accomplish is they make it easier for people we all agree shouldn’t have guns, much less sound suppressed ones, […]

Quote of the Day: If Silencers Are Deregulated, The Russians Will Have Won!

“These deadly gun silencers pose a huge risk to our enforcement and our communities and I will do everything I can to stop this ill-thought-out legislation that would allow more criminals to get their hands on these dangerous weapons.” – Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand vows to fight legislation that would ease restrictions on […]

New From Arsenal Firearms: Suppressors and Rifles

Perhaps gunning to be the next “complete systems provider,” Arsenal Firearms USA has expanded into rifles and suppressors to add to their existing ammunition and STRYK pistols offerings. Better yet, the suppressors and rifles appear to be as unique and as innovative as the pistols are. For the time being, more info on the suppressors can be found at […]

Freedom Armory Titanium Silencers – SHOT Show 2017

Like the perfect hunting rifle, the perfect silencer weighs practically nothing, never affects your shot, allows you to leave your ear pro at home, and costs pennies. Though I keep wandering among the various manufacturers here at SHOT show, I still haven’t found the perfect silencer – though I did find some all titanium models […]

Quote of the Day: Focusing on the Real Problem

“There’s no evidence of a public health issue associated with hearing loss from gunfire. There is evidence of a public health crisis from gun violence, and we think that’s where legislative efforts should be directed.” – The Brady Campaign’s Kristin Brown in Hill Republicans try to ease purchase of gun ‘silencers,’ as NRA-backed Trump arrives [via foxnews.com]

Question of the Day: What Gun Control Repeal Should President Trump Tackle First?

I reckon national reciprocity would be the single most important change a Trump administration could make to America’s firearms freedom landscape. If all 50 states were forced (coerced?) into recognizing others states’ carry permits, the pressure to restore the right to bear arms in “no-issue” states like New Jersey and California would be intense. Sure, they’d resist; kicking and screaming doesn’t […]

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