Alaskan Black Bear Kills Teen Runner During Race: It Should Have Been A DGU

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 A 16-year-old was killed by a black bear on a organized race in Alaska yesterday. The runner had plenty of time to use a defensive firearm. From adn.com: The runner…

RETRACTION: Sheriff Howard Sills Did Not Renege on Reward

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Yesterday, on June 17, we posted an article that claimed that Sheriff Howard Sills reneged on the reward for the capture of escaped convicts. We relied on a video from…

Manhunt Continues for Murderous Georgia Prison Escapees

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Federal, state and local law enforcement continue to hunt two violent Georgia violent prison escapees. The manhunt goes on a day after they overpowered guards during a prisoner transport near…

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UK: Deputy Chief Constable: Do Not Arm Yourself, Run and Hide

 In the U.K., the idea that licensed gun owners should be considered a resource to defend against terrorist attack is off the table. A caller to a BBC radio show,…

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President Trump Speaks on Virginia Congressional Baseball Shooting

President Trump (whose 71st birthday is today) spoke in response to the shooting earlier this morning, which appears to have specifically targeted Republican representatives. Relevant comments from his speech follow…

U.S. Monitors Solvent Trap Purchases, Shares the Data with Australia, Leads to Arrests

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Australia has no Second Amendment, no Fourth Amendment, no Fifth Amendment, no First Amendment. There are only a few rights actually protected by the Australian constitution, and they are weakly protected….

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Walmart Removes .22 LR Purchase Limits. The End of The Great Ammo Drought of .22?

Regular readers will know that I’ve been monitoring the availability of .22 rimfire ammunition at Wal-Mart stores for some time. On Wednesday, I was surprised to discover four buckets of Golden…

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Thanks to Texas HB 1819 85R, I’ll Finally Be Able to Buy a Mossberg Shockwave…Or That Remington TAC-14

I went to my local gun store the other day to see about ordering a Mossberg Shockwave. Imagine my surprise when the salesman told me that they’re not legal in…

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NICS Checks in the Trump Era Break May Record

The NICS checks total last month was 1,942,677. That’s a new record for May. The next highest was in 2016, 1,870,000. The National Instant Criminal background check totals continue to confound…

Making Texas Safe for the Hearing Protection Act

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Governor Greg Abbot has signed HB 1819 into law on May 26th, 2017. The law goes into effect on September 1. The law makes Texas safe for silencer ownership if/when…

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Oklahoma Governor Signs Defensive Display Bill into Law

Governor Mary Fallin signed Oklahoma’s defensive display bill, SB 40, into law earlier this month.  The bill will go into effect on November 1. The vast majority of defensive gun uses…

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Brits Raise Terror Alert to Critical

In the aftermath of the horrific Muslim terror attack in Manchester yesterday, the British authorities have raised their terror threat level to “Critical.” According to the government, they expect additional terror…