The Best and Worst States for Gun Owners

Guns and Ammo magazine recently published their annual ranking of the best and worst states for gun owners. The magazine has been publishing the annual study since 2013. For those of us immersed in the firearms community the rankings are not surprising. Nevertheless, there is some interesting information in the article. For those without access […]

The Case Against Bump Stocks Is About Much More Than Bump Stocks

In March of 2019, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) took it upon itself to make a certain firearm accessory illegal to sell or possess under penalty of fine and or imprisonment. That accessory is the bump stock. The ATF ruling considers a bump stock a machine gun (absurd?). The maximum penalty for […]

Will Your Carry Gun Work When You Need It?

Will your carry gun work when you need it? Are you sure? Recently I read an article by Greg Ellifritz on the subject. Ellifritz is a retired law enforcement officer (LEO) and is currently an author and trainer. He trains LEOs and civilians through his Active Response Training School. In addition, he writes regularly, and […]

Concealed Carry and Training

Many jurisdictions require a minimum level of training and qualification in order to issue a concealed carry permit. Many do not. California requires eight hours of training which includes passing a fifteen round qualification shoot at the range. There are many good arguments for and against a mandatory training requirement. Where there is little argument […]

Will California Gun Owners Ever Be Able to Stop Butchering Their Rifles?

This is a guest post by Richard Douglas. AR-15s in California look funny. It would seem at times that the whole state might be happy to outlaw guns completely. Yet there are several gun enthusiasts in the state. What about them? California’s War on Guns Aside from forcing its citizens to butcher their rifles by […]

Who Is David Chipman and Why Should You Care?

David Chipman is the Biden administration’s pick to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF). As this administration is probably the most anti-Second Amendment (2A) administration the country has ever seen, it’s not surprising they would nominate a gun-control advocate to head ATF. So why should we be concerned? For those unclear […]

Governors Stand Up to the Gun-Grabber-In-Chief

The Biden administration is probably the most anti-gun administration that the country has ever seen. Joe Biden and the current Democratic party are mired in hatred. Hatred of America. Hatred of American history. Hatred of American traditions. Hatred of anyone with whom they disagree. Hatred of the Constitution in general and the Second Amendment (2A) […]