ABC: Still Creating Fake ‘Assault Rifle’ News

Last month, we caught ABC dubiously reporting the use of an “automatic rifle” in a Philadelphia crime. In that case, the police may have made that original claim. (I have a Pennsylvania Right To Know Law request pending on that.) This time, I think they really stepped in it. Indiana teen driver fatally shot by […]

Gabrielle Blair: Clueless In California

If Gabrielle Blair didn’t exist, the pro-rights movement would have to invent her, if only for the comedic relief. She approaches gun people control with all the expertise of an interior designer. Ms. Blair achieved her bit of internet fame the other day with a simple(-minded) tweet. There are far better ways to protect your […]

Chasing the Machine Guns

I try to keep up with the criminal use of machine guns in the United States. To date, I have documented five cases of an actual machine gun that was used in a crime (as opposed to the crime only being possession or transfer of a machine gun) since passage of the National Firearms Act […]

Cory Booker’s Constituency: Keeping an eye of the latest Democrat stalking horse

While none of the candidates vying for the Democratic presidential nomination can be said to be anything but bad on Second Amendment rights, there’s always that one. Eric “Duke Nukem” Swalwell ran his low-single-digit campaign on a platform of enforcing unconstitutional edicts with overwhelming military force. He was the stalking horse for other, more credible […]

Orbiting Machine Guns? Space May Soon Become a War Zone – Here’s How That Would Work

By Gareth Dorrian, University of Birmingham and Ian Whittaker, Nottingham Trent University At an upcoming summit in early December, NATO is expected to declare space as a “warfighting domain”, partly in response to new developments in technology. If it does declare space a war zone, NATO could start using space weapons that can destroy satellites […]

FN MK 48 Mod 2 Machine Gun Prototype in 6.5CM Unveiled

FN Herstal has announced a prototype for the newest variant of the MK 48 machine gun. The Mod 2 variant is chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor. The prototype is styled as the FN MK 48 Mod 2 6.5CM. Debuted at the 2019 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) in Tampa May 18-23, the machine gun is […]

The NFA and Hughes Amendment Strike Again

If you’ve spent even just a minuscule amount of time in the firearms world, you are familiar with the National Firearms Act of 1934 and the Hughes Amendment portion of the Firearm Owners Protection Act of 1986. The former regulates machine guns, short barrel rifles, short barrel shotguns, and suppressors. The latter made machine guns […]