New Jersey Moms Demand Action Gun Demonstration Expert Breaks Laws in Two States

Moms Demand Action recently held a Firearms 101 Presentation in the great state of New Jersey. The New Jersey Second Amendment Society helpfully documented some interesting apparent law violations that the Moms’ firearms expert committed during the educational event. It’s almost as if guest speaker Scott Pappalardo wants to go to prison for the rest […]

What Exactly Constitutes an AR-15 Rifle Under the Law?

By MarkPA In the debate over “assault weapons,” the model designation AR-15 holds a prominent place. This model is nearly —but not quite—plug-compatible with the US military’s M-16. (The AR-15 does not permit automatic fire whereas the M-16 can be selectively fired as an automatic.) Most of the debate revolves around the definition of an […]

Sturm, Ruger Leads Firearms Manufacturing in the U.S.

Sturm, Ruger is the country’s largest gun maker, according to the most-recent figures from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (BATFE). The agency’s “Firearms Commerce in the United States Annual Statistical Update” interim report for 2018 shows that firearms industry manufacturing volume moved up about 4% from 2017 to 2018, from 8.3 million […]

Trump’s ATF Director Nominee: Whom to Believe?

There seems to be a split among gun-rights groups about Chuck Canterbury, President Trump’s nominee to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. Canterbury, if confirmed, would succeed Acting ATF Director Regina “Reggie” Lombardo. She has filled the position since May 1, 2019. The agency has been without a permanent ATF director since B. […]

How to Buy a Silencer: 10 Easy Steps

A lot of shooters still don’t realize that they can own silencers legally, or if they do know that, they’re intimidated about the process. And it’s true, making your initial silencer purchase can be a major pain in the range bag. To demystify the process, TTAG talked to Michael Bowes, Social Media Manager at Silencer […]