Wesley Duarte, owner of Kona Guns and Ammo, one of the only gun shops on the Big Island of Hawaii, tells us what it’s like to sell guns in the not-so-gun-friendly paradise. Duarte opened his shop in 2013, in the city of Kona, on the western side of Hawaii. There is a smaller shop in
Andrew Bryant loves guns. He served in the Marines Corps, where he completed two tours in Afghanistan and rose to the rank of sergeant, and now he works at Battlefield Vegas as a range safety officer. Given his experience and enthusiasm, we asked him to make a list of what really took his attention at
Snake guns could not be hotter these days, and with the revived Cobra, Colt makes their first re-entry into the beloved reptilian market. Can the new Colt Cobra hold a candle to the original? The double-action, stainless steel Cobra revolver is built for concealability. The small-framed, two-inch barrel, and unloaded 25-ounce weight makes this an
Jill Herro’s Amish-made furniture seems out of place among the maze of gun vendors at this year’s Great American Outdoor Show — until she taps on the side of a sturdy maple nightstand on display at her corner booth. “Nobody tells anybody what the furniture does,” she said, revealing a hidden compartment ideal for storing handguns. “They want to
A New Jersey man denied a concealed carry permit by both local police and state courts is taking the matter to federal court. (Photo: Milt Sparks Holsters) A gun rights group has allied with a man in a legal challenge to the state’s permitting practices after he was turned down for a carry permit because
Winchester says the “Hybrid-X redefines personal protection.” (Photos: Chris Eger/Guns.com) On hand at SHOT Show in Las Vegas, last week was Winchester’s latest 9mm personal defense round, the polymer-tipped Hybrid-X. Using a copper-jacketed segmented core, the Winchester reps explained the hybrid cartridges’ fluted polymer tip helps optimize penetration of the fragmenting lead core. Loaded to
Mark Muller, president of Max Motors in Butler, Missouri, lists the products he personally chooses for his every day carry. Not only does Muller think it’s his right to carry, but he thinks it’s his responsibility. For his EDC, he chooses a Kimber Super Carry Ultra. He loves the 1911 frame, the quality of the workmanship, the
Over 40,000 acres of public land is administered by the Delaware Departments of Agriculture and Natural Resources and Environmental Control and courts have ended a ban on visitors possessing firearms. (Photo: Delaware.gov) To comply with a Delaware Supreme Court ruling, state agriculture and parks agencies announced interim guidelines this week to modify gun free zones.
The shooting at Sutherland Springs last month resulted in 26 dead and another 20 injured while a neighbor, Stephen Willeford, responded to and exchanged fire with the shooter and was hailed for his actions. (Photo: San Antonio Current) Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Thursday weighed in on the regs for handgun licensees and security
Andrew “Omega” Bryant served in the U.S. Marine Corps for five years and rose to the rank of sergeant. He did two deployments to Afghanistan, from August 2011 to March 2012 and then as part of 31st MEU from April 2013 to November 2013. And, he believes you should always be prepared for a gunfight.
The XDE in .45 ACP is the latest gun to get some holster love from Crossbreed Holsters. (Graphic: Jacki Billings) Crossbreed Holsters announced the Springfield XDE in .45 ACP has officially made its way into the company’s holster models, allowing customers more options for carry. Hand-crafted to perfectly mold to the Springfield XDE, Crossbreed delivers
University of Arkansas officials point out that, while Act 562 will allow campus carry, it only applies to those with the enhancement, only covers concealed carry, and that other state laws prohibit the storage of guns in university facilities including residence halls. (Photo: University of Arkansas) The Arkansas Legislative Council last week approved the state’s
State Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem on Thursday released an opinion that changes in North Dakota’s gun laws allow more people to leave guns in their cars. In a four-page opinion distributed this week, Stenehjem holds that the state’s constitutional carry law allows that an individual’s valid driver’s license or ID card is the equivalent of
The Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino is testing a radar system that can reportedly identify a gun at about six feet (Image: Patriot 1) A large casino and hotel near the famous Las Vegas Strip this week began testing a microwave radar device designed to identify weapons discreetly, Wired reported. The Westgate Las Vegas
Anna Taylor with concealed carry clothier Dene Adams shows how easy it can be to carry no less than seven handguns at the same time as well as other every day carry items. Rocking a Sig P320 Compact along with a couple of spare mags, Taylor also produces no less than three Glocks (a G17,
The 350 acres comprising Fort DuPont State Park are some of the 23,000 controlled by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. (Photo: DNREC) The Delaware Supreme Court last week held that a prohibition on firearms on public land issued by two state agencies is unconstitutional. The lawsuit, brought by several gun rights
San Antonio police say a man licensed to carry shot and killed an armed suspect at an area chicken joint after he threatened members of his family with a gun. Carlos Molina, 32, was eating a meal with his family at a Popeyes location just before 9 p.m. Wednesday when Andres Herrera, 19, approached him
The Wheelchair Holster utilizes an International Holster paired with a clamp mount to allow shooters using wheelchairs easy access to their handgun. (Photo: Comp-Tac Victory) Comp-Tac Vicotry Gear announced a new holster mount designed for wheelchair using gun owners looking to compete or open carry. The Wheelchair Holster system pairs Comp-Tac’s International Holster with a
“This vote marks a watershed moment for Second Amendment rights,” said Chris Cox, executive director of the NRA’s lobbying wing. (Photo: Savoy Leather) A move to sidestep a patchwork of reciprocity laws and agreements between states made it halfway through Congress on Wednesday carrying background check system fixes along for the ride. The proposal, H.R.38,
? The Taurus Curve is a well-rounded package, coming with two six-shot magazines and a trigger shield for immediate use—if need be. (Photo: Terril James Hebert) Thirty years ago, if you wanted a reliable pocket gun, a small .38 Special revolver was the end all and be all unless you wanted to take a gamble
The shooting at Sutherland Springs last month resulted in 26 dead and another 20 injured while a neighbor, Stephen Willeford, responded to and exchanged fire with the shooter and was hailed for his actions. (Photo: Darren Abate/AP) Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick asked state Attorney General Ken Paxton to clarify state law regarding regs for
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, right, said the carry rights bill passed this week helps ensure the Second Amendment doesn’t stop at state lines. (Photo: Reuters) In a party-line vote Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee sent a measure expanding carry protections to the floor over howls from gun control advocates. Stressing the bill, H.R.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D), seen here at a press conference, has authorized emergency regulations at a Richmond monument that ban guns and other weapons from events. (Photo: AP) The Virginia Citizens Defense League has their lawyers looking into Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s ban declared last week on firearms at a controversial monument to Robert E.
A north Harris County, Texas homeowner and former Marine was confronted by four males while standing in his driveway with his garage door open Friday night, and soon found a gun to his head. Homeowner Alexander Borrego told Click2 Houston that his wife and children were inside the home when four teens grabbed him around
Authorities determined that a 29-year-old man who shot and killed his uncle in self defense at his Wellford, South Carolina, home last week. Deputies with the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call about the shooting around 9:25 p.m., the Tryon Daily Bulletin reported. Responding deputies found Cody Lawrence suffering from what was described
The violence unfolded at a park during a youth football practice. (Photo: KSAT) A dispute at a San Antonio park Monday night between a man, his ex-girlfriend, and her new boyfriend left one man with severe stab wounds and another dead from gunfire. Although it appears the gunman acted in defense of another person, however,
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ordered flags to be flown at half staff through Thursday in honor of those who died in the “horrific shooting.” (Photo: KSAT) Twenty-six people were killed and another 20 injured during a Sunday morning church service in Sutherland Springs, Texas, in what is being described as the largest mass shooting in
Authorities examine evidence at the scene of an attempted robbery that left two dead. (Photo: NJ.com) An off-duty Jersey City police officer shot and killed two men trying to rob him in Newark on Sunday night, according to reports. Authorities identified the victim only as a detective and member of a DEA Task Force, and
De’Anthony Wiley, 22, was left paralyzed after the botched gun shop robbery. (Photo: The Kansas City Star) A 22-year-old man charged with felony first-degree murder in the shooting death of a Shawnee, Kansas, gun shop owner during a robbery gone wrong began his trial this week, the Kansas City Star reported. De’Anthony Wiley claims he
A 55-year-old man who fatally shot his own son Sunday afternoon in Donelson, Tennessee, will not face charges, as reports indicate the man acted in self-defense. The shooting occurred around 12:30 p.m. outside of Brentnol James’ residence just outside of Nashville. Authorities say James and his son, 18-year-old Kobe Hoyle, became engaged in an argument,