Firearms

Lawsuits Filed Over Bump Stocks Simultaneous lawsuits were filed on Thursday, June 21, 2018, against the cities of Columbus and Cincinnati over recently introduced ordinances banning the possession, use, or acquisition of so-called “rate-of-fire firearms enhancers,” commonly referred to as bump stocks or trigger cranks. Buckeye Firearms Foundation and Ohioans for Concealed Carry are named as
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P-TACTICAL SuperDot Red Dot Sight Nikon announced its new red dot sight, previewed during SHOT Show 2018, is now a reality and headed for dealer shelves. The new P-TACTICAL SUPERDOT joins Nikon’s family of optical sights for a variety of shooting platforms and applications. The P-TACTICAL SUPERDOT is engineered with Nikon’s “TRUCOLOR” coating. The P-TACTICAL
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  Davidson’s has added three new exclusive Ruger firearms to its offerings. The Ruger Security 9 in Barrett Brown Cerakote as well as the Ruger Precision Rifle Barrett Brown in .308 Winchester and 6.5 Creedmoor are now exclusively available from Davidson’s. Mike Massimo, Davidson’s vice president of sales, stated, “The entire Davidson’s sales team and
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Today, SIG SAUER, Inc., announced the Texas Department of Public Safety (TXDPS) has integrated the SIG SAUER P320 as its official service firearm throughout its divisions. The Texas Department of Public Safety is the statewide agency responsible for law enforcement and vehicle registration headquartered in Austin, Texas. The TXDPS is one of the largest law
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The Big Horn Armory AR500 in 500 Auto Max Big Horn Armory, makers of big-bore firearms, introduced their latest big bore gun in an AR platform, different from this year’s earlier models. The Big Horn Armory AR500 in 500 Auto Max is available to big game hunters, big bore aficionados and law enforcement. The gas
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Look for the powerful Springfield Armory M1A in 6.5 Creedmoor & The One and Only Left-Handed M14 By Bula Defense on the cover – articles by Dr. Will Dabbs & Gus Norcross! Other articles include:   Book of the AK47 Editor David Fortier explores the development of the 7.62×51 inFeeding the M14! Firearms author Frank Iannamico examines the rare R14
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Gunsite Academy, Inc. recently had issues with credit card processing company Intuit. Intuit suspended Gunsite’s account as Intuit does not believe firearms sales are made “face-to-face” and was in violation of their policy. Gunsite recognizes Intuit as a privately owned and operated company and can practice business as they wish. However, monies collected for services
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State Group Wants Background Checks & Training Required Despite strong legislative support, Oklahoma’s attempt to enact so-called “Constitutional Carry” has been dealt a setback from quarters assumed to be “pro-gun.” “Gov. [Mary]Fallin vetoed this important piece of self-defense legislation despite the state legislature’s overwhelming approval of the bill and her commitment to NRA members to
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Honest Democrats & Traitor Republicans Democratic Congressman Eric Swalwell of California wants to ban “assault weapons” (by which he means semi-automatic hunting and target rifles, of course), install a federal gun “buy-back program” for those who own them (think you’d get to name your own price?), and criminally prosecute those who refuse to hand them
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Source: FBI NICS and NSSF Research: The May 2018 NSSF-adjusted National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) figure of 904,834 is a decrease of 8.5 percent compared to the May 2017 NSSF-adjusted NICS figure of 988,473. For comparison, the unadjusted May 2018 FBI NICS figure 1,983,346 reflects a 4.5 percent increase from the unadjusted FBI NICS figure
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Up for grabs is an opportunity to win a $25,000 prize SIG SAUER, Inc. announced The 365 Challenge during the 2018 USPSA World Speed Shooting Championship (Steel Challenge) at the Talladega Marksmanship Park in Talladega, Ala. The 365 Challenge is set to occur during the competition. “Come one, come all and I challenge you to compete
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I just read an article about the murder of Catholic priests in Mexico. Apparently, this is becoming quite a problem for our southern neighbors. Four priests have been murdered this year, and 23 since 2012. The article (from the 4/24/18 edition of USA Today) also stated that Mexico had over 29,000 murders in 2017.  Wait…WHAT?
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Starline Brass .224 Valkyrie Starline Brass adds to their growing line of rifle brass with the release of the .224 Valkyrie. The popular .224 Valkyrie rifle caliber has grabbed the attention of many long-range shooters by offering a high ballistic coefficient (BC) in an affordable and accessible platform. The .224 Valkyrie was introduced in late
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The P320 Nitron Carry is one of the approved pistols for the Chicago Police Department. SIG SAUER has announced the City of Chicago Police Department has added the P320 to the department’s official authorized duty pistol list. The Chicago Police Department is the second largest police department in the United States with over 13,000 sworn officers, covering
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Wilkinson Arms Linda Carbine If you’ve ever read any of my previous articles, or seen any of the videos I’ve produced, you know that I have an obsession with pistol-caliber carbines. Fast-shooting with very little felt recoil, the idea of a little semiautomatic carbine chambered in an affordable, yet potent little cartridge has always fascinated
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The 43⁄4″ barrel Colt Single Action Army is the fastest and best-balanced barrel length. (Photo credit Colt’s Manufacturing Company, LLC) Thanks to Hollywood Westerns, the M1873 Colt Single Action Army (SAA) is the world’s most recognized pistol. The real pistol is a lot more deadly than the noisemaker portrayed by Hollywood. A good shooter can
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Streamlight TLR 7 Streamlight TLR 8 Streamlight TLR-7 & TLR-8, beginning at $215 Streamlight continues to impress the heck out of us and its new TLR-7 and TLR-8 continue that streak. Not only have they caught our eye, they have given consumers what they have been asking for: a professional-quality, flush-fit white light for compact
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Federal Ammunition’s Syntech Action Pistol Handgun Ammo Federal Ammunition introduced the all-new Syntech Action Pistol, the official ammunition of the USPSA. Shooters who compete at the highest levels need ammunition built for the demands of their discipline. Syntech Action Pistol is specifically designed for the action shooting sports and loaded to power factor requirements with
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  The 2018 Firearms News Treasury Eighteenth Annual Edition is packed with more than two-dozen articles on firearms history during wartime, exciting gun reviews, and rare firearms from single-shots to machineguns! David Fortier, editor of our survival magazine, Be Ready, gives his recommendations regarding truck guns to help you get to where you are going when the SHTF, as well
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SIG 365 Elite Performance Ammunition in 115gr 9mm SIG V-Crown and SIG FMJ SIG SAUER, Inc. introduced new SIG 365 Elite Performance Ammunition in 115gr 9mm SIG V-Crown and SIG FMJ loads. Designed for optimal performance in short barrel, concealed carry pistols, such as its namesake – the P365 high-capacity, micro compact – SIG 365
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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has awarded Vista Outdoor a contract to supply FBI and other Federal Government Agencies with a high-performance Federal Premium 9mm handgun training round specifically designed to support their mission. The IDIQ (indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity) contract, which has four option years, is for up to $19 million in 9mm handgun
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