Statement From Springfield Armory CEO Dennis Reese Regarding IFMA’s Deal on Illinois Anti-Gun Legislation

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Read our earlier post here on the deal cut today by the Illinois Firearms Manufacturers Association (IFMA). In exchange for dropping its opposition to SB-1657, IFMA secured a carve-out from the bill’s…

Pawn Shop Denizen: Buying My First Gun – Content Contest

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(This post is an entry in our spring content contest. The grand prize is a Beretta APX pistol. Entries have closed and we will announce the winner one we have run the best entries…

Competitors Not Admitted: NRA Bans USCCA from Next Week’s Annual Meeting

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In the following press release just sent out by the United States Concealed Carry Association, USCCA boss Tim Schmidt says he’s perplexed by the NRA’s move to ban his organization…

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USSOCOM Seeking 3-Caliber Advanced Sniper Rifle (ASR)

The U.S. Special Operations Command is “seeking sources” for a commercial sniper rifle system that can switch between three specific calibers, is suppressor-compatible, and meets certain size, weight, and accuracy…

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Knife Company Sues Blogger…TTAG Next?

If you’re not a dyed in the wool knife knut, this will probably seem awfully inside baseball to you. One knife company virtually duplicating the design of another company’s blade…

Illinois Gun Dealer Licensing & Gun Rationing Up For a Vote

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The Illinois Senate will vote this next week on SB1657, a bill that would license gun dealers in Illinois and ration gun owners to nine firearm transfers per year. Yes,…

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Requiring CCW for Employees: A Smart Move

In a recent defensive gun use story from Cleveland, Ohio, a man said that he had a concealed carry permit because his past employer required it. From cleveland.com: He said…

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NRA-ILA: What ‘Trump Slump’? Gun Sales Up!

The NRA-ILA writes [via ammoland.com]: We’ve covered – and debunked – the claims that firearms sales are significantly declining under the Trump Administration. The latest FBI report on NICS checks…

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Missouri House Committee Hears Testimony on Gun-Free Zone Liability Bill

Missouri House Bill 96 is the kind of tort reform that gun owners could get behind. Stealing an idea suggested by Prof. Glenn Reynolds at the NRA convention in 2015,…

YouTube Ad Policy Killing Gun Channels?

According to TFB TV, YouTube is now classifying all gun-related content as “age restricted.” Producers of gun-related content can no longer monetize their video through YouTube’s ad generation engine. The…

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Delta’s New Checked Baggage Firearm Policy Has Nothing to Do With Safety

As some of you may know, I am a hybrid firearm/aviation enthusiast and recently TTAG ran a story about Delta’s changes in their firearm transportation policy. So I did a…

The New ‘Easy’: Black Rifle Coffee’s ISIS Button

The folks at Black Rifle Coffee Company do more than just coffee and neat coffee mugs. When Starbucks recently pledged to hire 10,000 refugees, BRCC matched that pledge. Only instead…