As Gun Owners, Why Do We Live in Fear?

By P.A. Deacon If you are a regular reader of TTAG you will have seen the reports about the record-breaking NICS background checks performed by the FBI. Every month seems to show more FBI NICS checks than the month before. This past August, the NICS check system totaled 2,073,296 checks making it the “highest number for […]

Three Disaster Preparedness Tips for Gun Owners

Hurricane Florence has weakened slightly, having been downgraded to a category two storm last night. However, it’s still very large and is projected to be extremely destructive with a significant coastal storm surge and rain amounts measured in feet when it makes landfall tomorrow in the Carolinas. “There will be extensive damage inflicted by Hurricane Florence as […]

A British Expat is Terrified by America’s Gun Culture

“It’s politically incorrect, though, to point out that the fear expressed by gun-owners is racially tinged. Guns have long been seen as protection for white folks against black and brown folks – yesterday’s Apaches and Sioux are today’s Mexicans and Muslims. ‘Be careful what you say about guns,’ American friends of mine often warn me. ‘Remember what […]

No Charges Filed in CCW Shooting of ‘The Sweetest and Funniest Person You Could Meet’

Last Friday in Palm Beach, 22-year-old Terrence Wilson was fatally shot while attempting to drive away with a stranger’s minivan. There are two conflicting reports about what happened. According to one report, the van’s owner had parked in front of a barber shop, left the vehicle running with his five-year-old daughter inside, and walked inside to […]

Politics Trumping Science in Support of Gun Control. Again.

By Thomas E. Gift, MD An editorial by Dr. Frederick Rivera and co-authors regarding firearm ownership appears in the August 28 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association—“Firearm-Related Mortality: A Global Public Health Problem” . The authors of this editorial review a report in the same journal, “Global Mortality from Firearms, 1990-2016”, seeking […]

New from Monarch Arms: ARG3 Stripped Receiver

Ever think to yourself, “I didn’t even know I needed this, but I need two?” Well get your credit card out. Monarch Arms is now taking pre-orders for AR-10 receiver sets that accept HK G3 magazines. For the very fair price of $550 you can have a very unique and aesthetically pleasing AR0-10. There is […]

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