Gear Review: SB Tactical SBA4 Pistol Brace

SB Tactical is the brace that started race, and keeps on winning it. The SBA4 is the newest version of the AR-15 pistol stabilizing brace that gave all sorts of shooters options they never had before. Unsurprisingly, this newest version, which is based on SB Tactical’s popular SBM4 brace, is feature packed and top notch […]

After Shooting, Chicago Democrat Advocates Residents Get Guns and Carry Permits

LaShawn Ford has served as an Illinois State Representative since 2007.  Like his fellow Chicago Democrat General Assembly members, he has been a fairly consistent vote against gun rights since, well, forever. But he recently appeared on radio station WLS-AM encouraging residents to arm themselves and get their carry licenses. What caused Rep. Ford’s sudden, […]

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 […]