NICS Background Checks Rebounding in the Trump Era

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The NICS checks for April, 2017 were 2,045,564. That's the second highest number of NICS checks for any April. The highest was in 2016, with 2,145,865. The third highest April was in 2014, with...

Valuable Shotgun, Ammunition Turned in as Hazardous Waste in Alabama

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Over the weekend an antique German shotgun, made in 1892, was turned in as hazardous waste in Hoover, Alabama. At first, the Hoover authorities, who held Hoover Hazardous Waste Day to collect items like paint,...

NICS Checks in the Era of Trump

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The NICS checks for January, 2017 were 2,043,184. That's the third highest number of NICS checks for any January (the highest was in 2016, with 2,545,802). Number two was back in 2013 with 2,495,440. Both...

Review: 1934 National Firearms Act, Original Bill and Hearings

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This ebook is the entirety of the National Firearms Act and Hearings, in a digitized 166 pages, from the House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee, starting on Monday, 16 April, 1934. It's available from...

Ban Balloons! They’re Louder Than a Shotgun!

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https://youtu.be/vDqUQMfixxs "No birthday party is complete without balloons - just as long as they don't burst," Becky Fletcher at netdoctor.co.uk cautions. "Scientists have warned that popping balloons can be louder than blasts from a shotgun,...

Fatal Firearms Accident Rate Reaches Record Low

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The rate of fatal firearm accidents is at an all time low. The chart above says it all. Given the antis' anti-gun animus, I'm going to list all the sources for all the data...

Gun Background Checks more than Doubled Under Obama

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We don't know precisely how many private guns were added the stock in the United States under President George W. Bush compared to those added under President Barack Obama. We won't know the precise...

Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting Gun A Walther PPS?

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The image above has been credited as being the firearm used in the Fort Lauderdale Airport shooting on 6 January, 2017.  While the image is a little fuzzy, it appears to be a Walther...

TX State Rep. (D) Harlingen Struck on Head by Celebratory New Year’s Eve Bullet

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Texas Representative Amando "Mando" Martinez was struck on the head by a bullet or bullet fragment just after midnight on new year's eve. It seems most likely that the culprit was celebratory gunfire. From themonitor.com: The...

Roth Steyr M1907 Antique Pistol Destroyed in Cleveland ‘Buy Back’

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Roth Steyr pistols are highly desired by collectors, with prices running up to $2,000. It's a curio/relic in the eyes of the the ATF. It has many advanced features for a 1907 design, reminiscent of...

Kimber Gun Rights Bulletin: Record NICS Background Checks Through November 2016

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The November NICS background checks broke the record for the nineteenth month in a row. 2016 has become the year with the most gun sales ever. The 2016 NICS checks have surpassed those for...

Pro-Tip: How Not to Fire a 12 Gauge Pistol or Sawed-Off Shotgun

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Click here for a short video on how not to fire a 12 gauge pistol/sawed-off shotgun. The video shows the shooting firing with a less than firm grip on the firearm. Shotguns cartridges can develop considerable recoil....