RIP Edward Avila, Founder of

As a longtime member of, I am saddened to hear of the passing of its founder Edward Avila yesterday. From Edward passed away today after a long battle with cancer. He fought until the end, sharing his story with the community (in the Team Forum) and hopefully inspiring hope in others. He was […]

BREAKING: LA County Sheriff Throws in the Towel, Will Allow Gun Stores to Reopen

Please see my statement regarding clarification on essential businesses during the #Covid19 Crisis: #LASD #FlattenTheCurve #SheriffV — Alex Villanueva (@LACoSheriff) March 31, 2020 Another win for the right to armed self defense. Sheriff Alex Villanueva — for the second time — has reversed himself and announced that LA County gun stores will not be […]

Everest Launches a Marketplace for the Shooting Sports and Outdoor Communities

From Everest . . . Everest, the shooting sports and outdoor gear industry’s first customer-centric, community-driven, multi-merchant marketplace has officially launched. Everest is a nondiscriminatory platform for hunters, shooting sports enthusiasts, anglers, campers and hikers across the country, linking consumers and retailers with a robust marketplace where they can interact, participate, contribute, learn, transact, and […]

Gun Owners: Be Goodwill Ambassadors to Your Neighbors, Community

When most folks think about emergency preparedness, they think about having guns, ammo, food and water themselves and their families. In reality though, any well-rounded preparedness plan has at least as much to do with building personal relationships with neighbors and city officials as building a super-sized ammo stash in your basement. In fact, by […]

DIY Guns, Part 2: 3D Guns You Can Build Right Now

[This is the second post in a series on 3D printing for producing your own homemade firearms and accessories. See our first post here. Despite the best efforts of federal and state level politicians, making your own guns at home for your own use is still legal in almost every state (some require registration…check your […]

Americans Buying Firearms Show That The Gun Control Orgs Have Clearly Lost the Argument

Do you feel badly, Mr. and Mrs. America, knowing how much you’ve let down the leaders of nation’s gun control industry in the last few weeks? Because you really should. All of you who are buying firearms, particularly you first-timers, have really disappointed our moral and intellectual betters in the anti-gun community. Sure, police departments […]