132-Year-Old Rifle Found in Nevada Desert

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A recent find in the Nevada desert has left archeologists scratching their heads. Eva Jensen, a Program Manager with the National Park Service, recently found an old Winchester Model 1873 Rifle in Great Basin National...

SHOT Show: Pietta Single Action Revolvers

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnAVNG9mvHY F.A.P. di Pietta or F.LLI Pietta, commonly just referred to as Pietta and sold in the U.S. under the Pietta and other brand names, is best known for post-Civil War and "Wild West" era Single Action...

Real Power And Choice

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Recently, Dan asked an interesting and important question: Is self-defense a human invention or is it God-given? If there is no right to self-defense, there is surely no right to the implements necessary to exercise...

National Constitution Center App Offers look at History of Bill of Rights

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The Comparative Constitutions Project and National Constitution Center, have produced a slick little app that allows users to explore the language in the Bill of Rights, comparing the text from original source documents and...

Student Armed with Crossbow, Knife Murders Teacher in Barcelona

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The BBC is reporting that an student armed with a knife and a makeshift crossbow has murdered a teacher in Barcelona, Spain. "The suspect, reportedly a 13-year-old boy, has been arrested but may not face...

OR State Senator From “Slavery” Video Talks to TTAG

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April hasn't been a kind month to Oregon State Senator Chuck Riley (D-Hillsboro). The freshman Beaver State senator -- whose campaign last year received $75,000 from Michael Bloomberg's Everytown for Gun Safety civilian disarmament...

Forgotten Weapons: Schwarzlose Model 1898 Pistol

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Bet you can't say Schwarzlose (properly) three times fast. Translating from the German, that means black and loose. But from Ian McCollum's video, it looks like nothing about old Andreas's 19th century creation was loose. In fact,...

OMG! 100,000 “Untraceable” .45-Caliber Handguns! On the Streets! OMG!

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"Psst. Want an untraceable gun? Courtesy of Congress and the U.S. military?" Well, yes, actually. Why do I get the idea that the huffingtonpost.com is teasing me? "That may soon be possible thanks to a provision tacked onto...

Afghan Journal: My First Firefight. And The One After That.

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My first real firefight had everything you see in the movies. It was great. I mean sure, I'd been shot at before, and a few IEDs just missed me. But nothing like this. This...

Mobile, AL GOP Pols Give Thumbs Down to Expanded Gun Rights

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Alabama's history of respecting the civil rights of its residents has been spotty, to say the least. The Alabama Democratic Party, exemplified by members such as Sherrif "Bull" Connor and George Wallace, has a...

Merwin Hulbert Revolvers. You Hurt Your What?

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Mike Searson writes What do Frank Hamer, Jesse James, Pat Garret, Pearl Heart and Bob Dalton have in common? They all carried revolvers made by the same company and the models in question were...
Winchester Model 1897 shotgun

Not for Sale: My Winchester Model 1897 Shotgun

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By Thundervoice NOT FOR SALE: One Winchester Model 1897 standard grade 12 gauge pump shotgun. Designed by John Moses Browning. Exposed hammer with slamfire capability. Manufactured in 1914. Barrel with matching serial number is 30...