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Man Killed by Negligent Discharge at Houston Area Gun Range

5 hours 25 min ago

A customer of a Cypress, Texas shooting range was shot and killed this morning when a range employee, who was reportedly working on a hunting rifle, discharged the gun, sending a round through a building wall and striking the unidentified customer as he was walking across the parking lot. As click2houston.com reports, this morning’s pre-Christmas […]

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IWB or OWB, The Concealed Carry Conundrum: Guns For Beginners

6 hours 25 min ago

Lots of concealed carriers choose either inside the waistband or outside the waistband and stick with it. Then there are those of us who switch back and forth depending on circumstances, time of year and how you’ll need to dress. IWB gives you ultimate concealment while OWB enhances comfort while carrying your shootin’ iron all […]

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New From Ruger: 10/22 Carbine With Weaver Scope and Case

7 hours 25 min ago

Squirrels everywhere will be quaking in their little boots. Just in time for Christmas, Ruger has announced an attractive new 10/22 package that just pay displace that Red Ryder BB gun in the corner this year. It shouldn’t be too hard to think of someone who’d love to tear into one of these on Christmas […]

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Hudson H9 — Come and Shoot It! at the TTAG Get Together, December 18, 7 – 9pm

8 hours 25 min ago

“Few guns shoot as well as the Hudson H9,” our Jeremy S. asserts in his four-star review. “Everybody who tried it instantly loved it, as it shoots as flat and as soft as a pancake and it’s faster than a greased Usain Bolt. The H9 points naturally, moves quickly, has great sights for self-defense and timed competition, and rewards with […]

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Ammo Inc. Announces STREAK Visual Ammunition, Non-Incendiary Tracers

9 hours 25 min ago

If you’ve never used tracer ammunition, it can be…informative. And, let’s face it, fun. The military uses it to walk in automatic fire, but the average Joe or Josephine can benefit (and be entertained) by watching the path of their shots, too. But there’s one big problem. Conventional tracer ammo burns. It can and does […]

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10 Best Home Defense Firearms

10 hours 25 min ago

Reader Jeremy Hopper writes: Home defense should be a serious consideration for all homeowners and renters. It’s impossible to predict if a criminal will single out your home for a robbery or an invasion. So make sure that you’re prepared to defend your home and your family by investing in one of these or — […]

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Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day – David H

11 hours 25 min ago

As a babysitter, you have to be ready for every eventuality. And from the look of his gear, David H can handle anything that happens when he’s watching his charges. See what he’s carrying at Everyday Carry . . .

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CBS News Poll Reveals Anti-Gun Rights Bias

12 hours 25 min ago

“As the anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School approaches, one third of Americans –  and women in particular – say the level of gun violence in the United States today is a crisis,” CBS News reports, “and most call it at least a very serious problem.” That’s the news network’s take away from a […]

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Question of the Day: Does America’s “Violent Culture” Glorify “Gun Violence?”

13 hours 25 min ago

“Our culture seems to have taken a road that glorifies violence,” James Lubker writes at wcfcourier.com. “Television and computer-video games provide an endless source of violence . . . Consider that we now have games people “play” by pointing guns at each other and shooting a variety of projectiles at other human beings. We live […]

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Gear Review: Sightmark Rapid AR 1-4×20 SHR-223 Tactical Riflescope

15 hours 25 min ago

I was surprised and impressed by the Sightmark Wolverine red dot optic I reviewed earlier this year. Sightmark has now released a short to mid-range scope aimed at the tactical shooter, with a mind to quick magnification adjustments. With their Rapid AR 1-4X20 SHR-223 riflescope, the budget optics maker is changing my mind on what […]

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TTAG Morning Digest: Public Concern, Sheryl Crow’s Tribute and Increasing Inventories

16 hours 25 min ago

These polls are designed to shape public opinion, not measure it . . . Poll: One Third of Americans See Gun Violence as Crisis A new poll by CBS News released Monday found slightly more than one third of Americans — 32 percent — think the level of gun violence in America is a crisis, […]

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Casino Uses Microwaves to Detect Guns: Quote of the Day

17 hours 25 min ago

“I believe in people’s right to bear arms. I have a concealed carry permit myself. But, you know, on our properties, we want to maintain a safe environment, and we don’t need guests bringing weapons on site. We really don’t want that kind of surprise.” – Westgate Resort COO Mark Waltrip in The Las Vegas […]

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Jurassic World Trailer Drops. Time to Arm the Dinosaurs with Machine Guns!

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 18:00

In the trailer for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom below, dinosaurs menace humans. Specifically, Chris Pratt, a babe and some other guy. SPOILER ALERT: both men and beast are menaced by a volcano. (That’ll learn ’em.) I’m with birthmoviesdeath.com‘s Scott Wampler: it’s time to stop the chase scenes and weaponize the damn dinosaurs. Here’s his open […]

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New From Comp-Tac Introduces a Wheel Chair Holster

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 17:00

Think how hard it is to access a firearm when you’re seated in your car. Now imagine you’re confined to a wheelchair. Comp-Tac Victory Gear has just the thing for those whose mobility is restricted, yet still want the ability to adequately defend themselves. Their new wheelchair holster which accommodates dozens of makes of handguns and […]

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Why National Reciprocity Would Be the Biggest Boon to US Gun Rights in History

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 16:00

There are currently an estimated 15 million concealed carry permit holders in the United States. You wouldn’t think that the potential passage of national reciprocity, affecting less than 5% of Americans, would generate so much noisy opposition. But there’s one very good reason the forces of civilian disarmament are so violently opposed to the specter […]

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California Online Ammo Sales Up by Triple Digits Ahead of “Face-to-Face” Sales Regs

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 15:00

California voters recently ratified Proposition 63. That particular piece of unconstitutionality requires all Golden State ammo sales be conducted face-to-face, via a licensed ammo vendor. Come January, California customers ordering ammo online will have to pick-up their order at a licensed vendor and pay a $25 transfer fee. How great is that? So great that […]

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One Week Until the TTAG December Get-Together…Win Guns!

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 14:30

As if meeting some of your favorite writers, fellow readers and checking out The Range at Austin’s swank Patriot Club weren’t incentive enough, all who attend next week’s TTAG get-together will have a chance to go home with a free handgun. You read that right, you could drive home with a new pistol, gratis. One of […]

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Telma Boinville Murder in Hawaii: It Should Have Been a Defensive Gun Use

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 14:00

Telma Boinville (above) lived on Oahu, Hawaii. To make ends meet, the 51-year-old substitute elementary school teacher cleaned houses. On the weekends and school holidays, Ms. Boinville sometimes had her eight-year-old daughter in tow . . . She was working in an otherwise empty vacation house on Oahu’s famous North Shore when Kailey Dandurand, 20, […]

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Sandy Hook Parents’ Law Suit Hinges on ‘Negligent Entrustment’ Argument

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:00

Anti-gun forces have long tried and failed to attack gun makers the way class action attorneys went after the tobacco companies. By suing them into submission, forcing them to change or end most of their marketing efforts and wringing billions of dollars out of them to compensate states for the damage done by their products. […]

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Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day – Todd

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 12:00

Not only does Todd pack his G26 in an Alien Gear IWB holster, but he packs an extra mag using a magnetic Neo Mag clip. See what else he’s toting at Everyday Carry . . .

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