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While Mass Shootings Are Rare, They Prompt More Action by State and Federal Legislators

Gun control fails quickly in Congress after each mass shooting, but states often act – including to loosen gun laws By Christopher Poliquin, University of...
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How to Buy a Silencer: 10 Easy Steps

A lot of shooters still don't realize that they can own silencers legally, or if they do know that, they're intimidated about the process....

The Truth About: Hollow Point Bullets [Video]

Over on TTAG's Rumble channel we'll be doing regular "The Truth About..." videos. I promise with better audio quality than the first one, The...

Seven Key Stats About the Firearm Industry in 2020 (Infographic)

One more snappy infographic from the folks over at Bear Creek Arsenal to share with y'all (previously we posted A History of Gun Regulations...
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Data Reveals Murders and Violent Crime Decrease as More People Carry Guns

John Lott has published his Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the United States: 2020 and there's lots of good news in it. ...
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5.56 vs .223: What’s the Difference? Does it Matter?

What's the difference between 5.56mm NATO and .223 Remington, anyhow? The rounds are supposed to be interchangeable...kinda, sorta, maybe...right? The difference in the round itself:...
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Handgun Ammunition: What Is The Difference Between 9mm and 9mm Luger?

The difference between 9mm and 9mm Luger ammunition is either nothing or the latter is part of the former. Depending on how you define...
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The 3 Best Handgun Calibers for Armed Self-Defense

Caliber wars -- gun owners arguing over the relative merits of various calibers of self-defense ammunition -- are an ugly, protracted business. This article...
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Americans are Buying Guns. Lots and Lots of Guns

The National Shooting Sports Foundation has released adjusted data from the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) for March 2020 — and...
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Senior Citizen Defender Now On Sale

In January, we wrote of the Senior Citizen Defender, a laser-equipped, horizontal forward grip for pistols. The device is an assist tool for people...
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If an AR-15 Lower Isn’t a Firearm Under the Law, Why is a Semi-Auto...

There has been much notice taken lately that judges are having a bit of trouble with the ATF's interpretation of the law by which...

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

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...