Battle of the Black Rifles: AR-10 vs AR-15

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So...you want a black rifle to make some pews with, leading you to consider an AR-10 vs. AR-15. But you hear that one of the two flavors of ArmaLite Rifle (because that's what "AR"...
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State Your Case: 10mm Auto vs. .45 ACP

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In my State Your Case article on the 9mm vs. .40 S&W the .40 got a raw deal in that discussion, but I did my best to defend it and make it as equal...

What You Should Know Before Buying A Bullpup Rifle

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So you want to be tacticool, but break from those unoriginal so-and-so's with their boring ARs and AKs by getting a bullpup rifle? Well...you may want to hold your horses. There are a few...

The Legacy of New York’s Sullivan Laws

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You may not know what so-called Sullivan laws are, but you've probably already dealt with one at some point. Sullivan laws, as they're known, were the laws that largely created firearm permitting systems that...

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

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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...

Handgun Service Life: What Does It Really Mean?

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Handgun service life is something that's often misunderstood. A handgun is, like any tool, just a man-made object that has moving parts. While not as simple as an inclined plane, handguns are relatively easy...
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The Truth About Microstamping

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  Shootings suck. That's a fact that everyone of every political color can agree on. The world would be a much better place if people didn't shoot at each other and only pieces of paper...

Plastic 3D ‘Guns’ Confiscated in Australian Raid

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A few weeks ago, in the town of Mudjimba on the Sunshine Coast of Eastern Australia, police raided a house and found 3D-printed plastic guns, some false identifications and a small amount of drugs. From...
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Americans are Buying Guns. Lots and Lots of Guns

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The National Shooting Sports Foundation has released adjusted data from the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) for March 2020 — and the figures were the highest for any month since record-keeping...
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The Dept. of Education Can’t Count, Produces Wildly Overstated School Shooting Statistic

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The US Department on Education -- a federal agency with no clear purpose or need -- conducts something called the Civil Rights Data Collection survey every two years. They ask all 96,000 public schools...

Evidence of Selection Bias Involving Firearms at the Center for Disease Control

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The scientists at the Center for Disease Control have shown their prejudice against firearms ownership once again. This time, it's with selection bias and word manipulation. Scientists are supposed to evaluate factual information to arrive...

CDC Finally Corrects Major Gun Data Error Uncovered by John Lott

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In 2015, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) made an error in the number of fatal firearms accidents they reported that occurred in 2014. It was so large that it was obvious. The number of...