Happy New Year From TTAG

“Looks like Amax bullets,” TTAG tipster TP observes. “Tough to be accurate with the Barrett. I’ll take my McMillan over it all day long.” I’ll say this about that: regardless of the gun or ammo, shooting the cork off of a bottle of expensive champagne without harming the surrounding glass is an impressive feat. Pouring […]

OMG! Texas Women Carrying EVERYWHERE! OMG!

Clued-in members of TTAG’s Armed Intelligentsia know that Texas isn’t America’s most gun-friendly state. Arizona, for example, has Constitutional Carry – no permit required. Texas doesn’t “allow” openly carried handguns, and will probably only do so for permitted citizens come September. Regardless, foreigners still associate American gun-slinging with The Lone Star State. So when Britain’s dailymail.co.uk clocked a […]

Defensive Gun Use of the Day: Kissimmee Pastor Wins Shoot Out With Fired Employee

“Benjamin Parangan Jr., a member of the maintenance crew [at the Living Water Fellowship church] for at least eight years, allegedly opened fire when he was told he no longer had a job,” orlandosentinel.com reports. “The bullets missed Pastor Terry L. Howell Sr., 61, [above] who drew his own pistol and critically wounded Parangan, 47, […]

Gear Review: 2A Stick Up! Holster

My review of the 2A Pancake Holster reinforced the fact that our readers are a picky bunch. Some called that rig too big. Others said it was just too ugly, even to cover with a garment. I didn’t really care since it did a great job of concealing my firearm. But boy, oh boy did it […]

Gun Review: Browning Citori Lightning Grade I 20 Gauge

(This is a reader gun review contest entry, click here for more details.) By TT Who knew you’re likely to spend $1,600+ to get a good-looking and good-working over-and-under shotgun? Probably anyone who has shopped the “low” end of the over-under market. The Browning Citori Lightning Grade I 20 gauge with 28″ barrels carries a manufacturer’s suggested […]

Two-Year-Old Shoots Mother In Idaho Walmart. And?

[NOTE: This post has been modified from its original form. The initial version was based on the incorrect assumption that Ms. Rutledge held an Idaho concealed carry permit, which mandates firearms training. In fact, she held a Washington State CPL, which does not. TTAG regrets the error.] It’s a tragedy. The Idaho toddler who reached into his mother’s handbag, […]