Maine Legislature Adjourns, Anti-Gun Legislation Defeated

By NRA-ILA On June 20th, the Maine Legislature adjourned from the first session of the 129th Legislature. During this session, several egregious pieces of anti-gun legislation were defeated, including bills to criminalize private transfers of firearms and ban many commonly-owned standard capacity magazines. Thwarting efforts to threaten shooting ranges, the Legislature instead took steps to […]

California Pension Fund Gun Stock Ban Cost Beneficiaries $11 Million in Returns

  By Elizabeth McGuigan Earlier this week, the Wall Street Journal captured the political battles being fought behind the scenes of one of the largest public employee pension fund in the country: the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, or CalPERS. In the article, aptly titled, “Calpers’ Dilemma: Save the World or Make Money?” the author reviews the […]

CRPA and NRA Win Injunction Against Del Mar, CA Fair Board Gun Show Ban

By NRA-ILA On Monday, June 17, the California Rifle and Pistol Association attorneys with the support of NRA and others, secured a major victory in the fight against Del Mar’s attempt from banning gun shows. Following oral arguments, federal district court judge Cathy Bencivengo issued an order granting Plaintiffs’ request for a preliminary injunction, thereby […]

Is the 1911 Finally Oudated?

By Travis Pike More than a century ago John Moses Browning created the 1911 automatic pistol. Over time the design has evolved slightly to be mass-produced as well as safer in general. However, the 1911 itself is still essentially the same platform it’s always been. The 1911 is a single stack, single action only platform […]