Civilian-Owned Weapons Led to the Rise of Democracy

When one reads gun blogs voraciously, one runs across two main types of arguments for our right to keep and bear arms (RKBA). The constitutional argument (the English comprehension model) and the self-defense argument. I have a broader theory, though. The idea hit me when I was watching a TEDx talk by General Peter van […]

Why I’m Not a Fan of Appendix Carry

I know appendix carry enjoys increasing popularity among a lot of people including a good number of younger shooters. It also seems to be the choice of many keyboard commandos who want to be just like their heroes in the gun community. To say nothing of the folks who think they can buy skills in […]

Happy Thanksgiving From TTAG

Whether you got your bird with a well-placed load of No. 5 shot from 15 yards or from the freezer case at your local store, have a happy and a healthy Thanksgiving. TTAG will be on a reduced posting schedule this long holiday weekend as we spend more time than usual out in meatspace with […]

TTAG’s 5 All-Time Most Popular Gun Reviews

While we’ve always covered the gamut of gun-related news, training, gun rights and other ballistic topics, TTAG’s most popular content category has always been our gun reviews. Good and bad, up and down, our readers love to read — and then comment on — our takes on handguns, rifles and shotguns. We’re frequently asked what […]

Merry Christmas From TTAG

Well, were you on the good list or do you have to make do with a lump of coal this year? Again. Whichever side of Santa’s ledger you wound up on, have yourself a merry little Christmas from all of us at The Truth About Guns. And (assuming you were one of the good ones) […]

MSGT Christopher J. Raguso, RIP

TTAG writer Capt. John Raguso sends this sad news about his son: On March 15, 2018, MSGT Christopher J. Raguso of the USAF, who was also a Lieutenant with FDNY and Commack FD, was killed in action in the western desert of Iraq during a mission serving his county in Operation Inherent Resolve, the war […]