SHOT Show: The Second Coming of the 5.7x28mm?

Ruger may have gone back to the future when it chambered its new-for-2020 Ruger-57 handgun in 5.7x28mm (aka 5.7×28 FN), a round that has mostly languished for 30 years, but which is seeing a blip of interest in recent introductions. Developed by FN back in 1989, the 5.7x28mm cartridge is similar in shape to the […]

Virginia Gun Control Push Shows Why America Needs National Concealed Carry Reciprocity

By Larry Keane The newly minted 2020 Virginia state legislature – led this session by Democrats in the General Assembly and Governor’s mansion – has wasted little time acting to curb their citizens’ Second Amendment rights. Numerous gun control proposals were introduced as legislation, including one particular bill that will lead to widespread confusion regarding the Commonwealth’s concealed carry […]

Virginia’s Legislature Has Become a Fact-Free Gun Zone

By Dennis Petrocelli, MD If the Bloomberg-financed gun confiscation crowd gets anything right, it is their consistently beguiling messaging. In the same way that The Force in Star Wars bends the will of the weak-minded, confiscationists use language that requires us first to disabuse the public of their empty rhetoric before we can actually discuss the facts about […]

Here’s Why Pennsylvania FFLs Should Comply With The New ‘80% Receiver’ Rules

As expected, the Pennsylvania State Police have informed Federal Firearm Licencees in that state that they must begin performing background checks for the sales of “Partially-Manufactured Frame(s) or Receivers” (PMFR) and record that transaction on a new form. As Pennsylvania attorney Joshua Prince notes, this is problematical because the letter doesn’t really specify just what […]