Month: July 2019

Opinion Boris Johnson Takes Charge USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has taken charge with a speed and decisiveness which are historic. Whether he can finish Brexit by October 31 – and win a general election – remains to be seen. However, Johnson has already made a huge imprint on British government
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The model designation M&P (Military & Police) predates the current Smith & Wesson autoloaders by 106 years. Originally applied to .38 revolver of 1899, the name was resurrected for the wide variety of semi-auto pistols. Starting with the standard 9mm model, a 17-shot polymer-frame striker-fired pistol with 4.25″ barrel, the M&P line spawned a great
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Joe Sestak with Chris Dodd. (Eric Behrens) Pennsylvania/United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- When you are judging a public official on Second Amendment issues, the general rule of thumb is that the longer their track record, the more certain you can be. Granted, there can be sudden defections (see Bob Casey as a case in point), but usually,
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Opinion by Marion P. HammerUSF Executive DirectorNRA Past President Florida – -(AmmoLand.com)- In the petition filed Friday, July 26th, Attorney General Ashley Moody informed the Florida Supreme Court that the “Assault Weapons Ban” ballot language is “misleading” and is “clearly and conclusively defective.” The AG’s petition opposes placement of the amendment on the ballot.The petition
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Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke Texas/United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- Former Representative Beto O’Rourke got a lot of media coverage for his close race against Senator Ted Cruz in 2018. Now, he is trying to turn that near-win into a nomination for President of the United States. Second Amendment supporters should be very grateful he does not seem
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Opinon by Marion P. HammerUSF Executive DirectorNRA Past President Court Rules Public Officials Can’t Be Punished for Violating the Law Florida – -(AmmoLand.com)- A Leon County, Florida Circuit Court judge has just given rogue, anti-gun public officials a “get-out-of-jail-free card.” This court has effectively given tacit approval for local government officials to knowingly and willfully
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Opinion Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- Yesterday, a single suspect, armed with ‘some kind of rifle,” started shooting into a crowded local festival in CA. Several fatalities and many injuries resulted. Some injuries were caused by the panicked stampede of attendees, rather than from bullet impacts. Apparently aware that festival attendees were being wanded at the
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Opinion New Zealand Gun Control Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On July 22, New Zealand’s Labour-led government announced a wide array of new gun control proposals. The move came amidst the island nation’s ongoing program to confiscate commonly-owned semi-automatic firearmsfrom law-abiding gun owners that will last through December 20. The government’s most recent attack on gun
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Welcome to Cheaper Than Dirt’s Week-In-Review News Roundup. Here you’ll find some of the previous week’s top stories in the shooting industry, as well as our favorite reader comments and #RangeDayFriday photos. Be sure to subscribe and check back every week to stay updated on the latest firearms happenings! Latest Firearm News The SIG SAUER
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Gilroy Garlic Festival Shooting, Only Confirmed Fact: Park Was a Gun Free Zone Gilroy, California – -(AmmoLand.com)- Early reports coming over the news channels on the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting are all over the place, with eyewitness claims of machine-guns, multiple active shooters, 100 of bullets whizzing by heads, etc. All the typical hysteria we
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Fairfax County Police Department instagram.com/FairfaxCountyPD Virginia – -(AmmoLand.com)- Over the years, Virginia Citizens Defense League has had an excellent relationship with the Fairfax County Police Department (FCPD). I have said many times that I consider them one of the best law enforcement agencies in the Commonwealth. One reason I say that is because whenever there
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Opinion American Academy of Pediatrics: Be Careful Of This Anti-Gun Fraud USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The American Academy of Pediatrics is defrauding the public. They released a “study” using data from the virulently anti-gun Brady Campaign which claims that tougher gun control leads to fewer firearm deaths of children. The pediatrics’ lobby wants you to believe
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