Guns for Beginners: What Is An ‘Assault Weapon’?

Reader Corey Roberts writes: The calls to ban ‘assault weapons’ never seem to subside. Images of AR-15s, the media’s favorite rifle to demonize, flash across countless headlines, and Moms Demand an end to “weapons of war on our streets.” Countless celebrities tweet and make pleas to ban these evil rifles designed to do “just one […]

The Guns of the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre [VIDEO]

Ninety-one years ago today, a group of police officers entered a Chicago garage to confront a group of gangster-bootleggers as they unloaded a shipment of illegal hooch. Except the officers weren’t real…they were from a rival gang. I recently had the opportunity to get some “hands-on history” time with the guns from that infamous murder. […]

Obscure Object of Desire: Cobray M11/9 Pistol

Spoiler alert, this isn’t a good gun. It’s not a useful gun. Hell, it’s not even really that historic. The Cobray M11/9 could best be described as one of the most useless handguns in existence. So how could it be considered an object of desire? Because despite its general uselessness, guns like it and the […]