SAF: It’s Time to End ‘Gun-Free’ Zone Shooting Galleries

From the Second Amendment Foundation: BELLEVUE, WA – Declaring that so-called “gun-free zones are shooting galleries for maniacs,” the Second Amendment Foundation today is calling for an end to such designations by launching an advertising campaign aimed at print and online publications. “Without a self-defense option,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M. […]

Gun Review – Remington Model 870 TAC-14 Hardwood

The Remington 870 TAC-14 and Mossberg 590 Shockwave “pistol grip firearms” have been quite successful for the two big names in American-made shotguns. Successful enough that both companies have produced a number of variants of these short not-a-shotguns. As the owner of several of these firearms, I have to say my all-time favorite is the […]

New Zealand Aims Low in ‘Buy Back’ Expectations

So, New Zealand has a quarter-million gun owners with, by most estimates, upwards of two million guns. The government there recently banned most semi-autos following the Christchurch massacre.  And now, a local police superintendent describes himself as “ecstatic” that 150 gun owners turned in 224 guns. From NPR: New Zealand’s first gun buyback in the […]

The National Rifle Association Needs to Fix its Own Politics

By MarkPA NRA’s system for voting for members of its Board of Directors is “democratic” in the same sense as considered by the Founding Fathers in our constitutional system, i.e., a design that’s recognized as doomed to failure. Should NRA survive its current political troubles I advocate for a redesign of its electoral politics. As […]

America Has Three Wildly Different Gun Cultures

By declining to vote on a long list of gun control proposals, Virginia legislators reminded us of what is really preventing America from coming together in a bipartisan way on this issue: Americans are divided between three wildly different gun cultures. First, there is the freedom-loving, law-abiding, gun rights culture that upholds the responsible use […]

Gun Review: Beretta 21A Bobcat 22 LR

By Terril James Hebert Being in front of and behind many a gun store counter has taught me that pocket pistols sell. Full-sized handguns and long guns simply don’t move quite like today’s pocket polymer .380s, single-stack 9mm’s, and .38 Special snub-nosed revolvers. The gun industry has consistently striven to put more power into as […]