Obscure Object of Desire: Intratec TEC-DC9M

Let’s be real here; this isn’t an attractive, well-crafted or particularly effective firearm by any objective measure. We’ll go into why, but the TEC-DC9M is not a great gun. Why, then, is it an obscure object of desire? For me, it’s because this gun was so hated by gun control proponents like Diane Feinstein. It […]

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. […]