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

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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

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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]

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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)

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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

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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?

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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?

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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

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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

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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...
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Senior Citizen Defender Now On Sale

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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...

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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.

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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...