Stopping the Signal Via Eminent Domain, Another Billionaire Gets Involved and a SF Campus ND — TTAG Daily Digest

Copyright Law Could Stop 3-D Printed Guns. Should It? The latest strategy to stop the signal: seize 3D gun file copyrights using eminent domain . . . Like a computer program, the plastic gun schematic is a document file. As such, it automatically receives a copyright owned by the creator of the schematic, namely Wilson. […]

CMA Wallets Curveball Deep Concealment Holster

John Drake of CMA Wallets tells TTAG that he designed his Curveball holster as a deep concealment option police officers and lots of LEOs have been using and loving them. Drake said that when off duty and going through a security checkpoint, cops can plop them down and the general public is none the wiser. […]

Not All Threats Are Intentional: Disturbed Man Shot After Breaking Into Home, Claiming He Was Being Chased

Mentally ill people sometimes pose a legitimate threat, and in this case out of Fresno, Texas, south of Houston, that’s exactly what happened. At about 4:00 a.m., a man stormed into a home with four sleeping family members inside, yelling that someone chasing him. The homeowner confronted the intruder, asking him to leave multiple times. Meanwhile, […]

Viridian’s New X Series Gen 3 Lights/Lasers With Cameras for the Consumer Market

Gun-mounted cameras for LEOs are becoming a thing. A Minnesota department just announced they’ll be equipping their officers’ duty guns with Viridian’s FACT Duty Weapon-Mounted Lights. It’s an auto-on system that begins recording as soon as the pistol is drawn from the holster. Now Viridian’s announced they’re offering their new X Series Gen 3 lights and […]

Why People Argue About 9mm vs. .45 ACP

One of gun folks’ favorite debates is the ever-popular 9mm vs. .45 ACP. The 10mm vs. basically anything else comes close. Then there’s .30-06 vs. those who are wrong. Why, some newbies may wonder, is there such an intense and long-standing argument over the merits of 9mm compared to .45 ACP? What’s been relatively common […]

Gear Review: CMC Products 1911 Railed Power Mags

A couple of years ago I met Bill Wilson of Wilson Combat. When I told him I was from Central Texas, he immediately exclaimed “That’s Chip McCormick country!” It is indeed. I knew Wilson Combat was a direct competitor of the popular Chip McCormack 1911 magazine. What I didn’t know was that the two competitors […]

Getting 3D Printing Totally Wrong, Flipping and Flopping and Countering Corporate Gun Control — TTAG Daily Digest

The Judge in the Latest 3D-Printed Gun Case Got 3D Printing Totally Wrong No. Really? . . . The law that supposedly prohibits the posting of the schematic is an export control law, the Arms Export Control Act, so nothing stops Wilson from distributing the schematic inside the United States. But posting the gun schematic online necessarily […]

Brazil’s Leading Presidential Candidate Gets it Right On Gun Control

“Guns don’t feed violence, just as flowers don’t bring peace.” So proclaimed Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro said while responding to critics who say that allow law-abiding citizens to own and carry firearms will increase the bloodshed rather than stopping crime. One plank of the populist ex-army captain’s campaign is people to keep and bear arms for […]

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