Month: December 2017

In case you’ve been living under a rock or maybe in your nuclear shelter, here’s a wrap-up of the notable new guns we saw roll out from manufacturers in 2017. Smith & Wesson M2.0 Compact The Smith & Wesson M2.0 Compact is a compact, lightweight striker fired pistol. (Photo: Chris Eger) On the heels of
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New York Police are enhancing the already typically heavy security in and around Times Square for the upcoming year-end events. NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill said the measures will make the highly-publicized annual gathering one of the “most well-policed, best-protected events, at one of the safest venues in the entire world.” While O’Neill said there
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Stephen Nolan, Vista Outdoor’s chief financial officer, will part ways with the company Feb. 1, 2018. (Photo: Vista Outdoor) A second top executive will depart Vista Outdoor in less than a year, according to the company’s regulatory filings published last week. Chief Financial Officer Stephen Nolan — in agreement with the company — will leave his
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Allegations surrounding the Honor Guard’s drop safety have reignited conversations regarding the gun industry’s regulations. (Photo: Jacki Billings/Guns.com) A YouTube video showing the Honor Defense Honor Guard discharging after being struck with a hammer has revived conversations regarding industry standards. The video posted by Patrick Roberts of The Firearm Rack caused some controversy late last
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Federal agents bough ttwo guns from anonymous dealers on the Dark Web: an AR-15, left, and an Uzi, right. (Photo: Government Accountability Office) A federal report released last week detailed a covert government investigation into illegal online gun sales, uncovering layers of complexity unaddressed by previous studies. The Government Accountability Office spent more than two years answering gun ads online to
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The Delta Waterfowl Alpha Dog Blind joins Alps OutdoorZ lineup of Delta Waterfowl gear. (Photo: Alps OutdoorZ) Alps OutdoorZ is bringing a new Delta Waterfowl Alpha Dog Blind to mans’ best friend in 2018. The company announced the new Alpha Dog Blind designed to offer comfort and concealment to hunters’ four-legged companions. Utilizing Realtree Max-5
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The justices of the Supreme Court gather for an official group portrait to include new Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, top row, far right, on June 1, 2017, at the Supreme Court Building in Washington. (Photo: Franz Jantzen/U.S. Supreme Court) Second Amendment litigation saw important gains in the restoration of gun rights, but also significant reverses
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The Mid Season Kit, shown above, is one of three new Stealth Reaper packages offered to female hunters. (Photo: Under Armour) Under Armour unveiled a new lineup of women’s hunting gear, known as the Stealth Reaper Kits, designed to help huntresses dial in gear for each season. The Women’s Stealth Reaper Kits follow the company’s
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Lifetime permit holders are now facing the watershed of a mandatory re-certification deadline next month, a process described as “a mess” by county clerks. To own a modern pistol or revolver in the Empire State requires a permit issued through the local county clerk’s office. Since Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the New York Secure Ammunition
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James D. Julia is known as a world leader in auctioning rare antique firearms. Owner Jim Julia sold the company to Morphy Auctions Dec. 14 after learning of his wife’s terminal brain cancer. (Photo: James D. Julia Auctioneers/Facebook) Two auction companies featuring collections of rare and antique firearms joined forces earlier this month. Dan Morphy, founder
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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.
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California gun owners are making a mad dash for ammo, retailers report, ahead of Proposition 63’s looming deadline. Online ammunition retailer AmmoMan.com said sales have skyrocketed in the weeks leading up to January, with Californians snatching up 50 percent more ammunition than gun owners in other states. “Californians are ordering more than customers in other
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The first year of the Trump administration saw some forward movement at the federal level on gun rights issues while state legislatures were a mixed result. Appointments Moving to fill the seat left open on the Supreme Court with the sudden loss of Justice Antonin Scalia, President Trump nominated Judge Neil M. Gorsuch to the
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The NX8 series is the latest addition to hit Nightforce’s optics lineup. (Photo: Nightforce Optics) Nightforce Optics unleashed a new short to medium range scope series, the NX8, crafted to set tactical hearts a flutter. Derived from the company’s NXS platform, the NX8 1-8×24 F1 is the first scope to launch under the NX8 banner.
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The Cornerstone Safety Thumb Ledge looks to offer Ruger MKIV 22/45 shooters an oversized upgrade aimed at improving shooting. (Photo: Tandemkross) The Ruger MKIV 22/45 receives a Tandemkross upgrade, with the aftermarket company launching the new Cornerstone Safety Thumb Ledge for the Ruger model. The Cornerstone boasts an oversized, 1911-style ledge that upgrades the factory
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Bass Pro Shops announced plans for a new store in Bakersfield, California. (Photo: Bass Pro Shops/Facebook) Bass Pro Shops said last month its moving forward with plans to open a fifth location in California. The 100,000-square-foot store will anchor a new shopping center planned for the intersection of Hosking Avenue and State Route 99 in Bakersfield, according to
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President of henry Repeating Arms Anthony Imperato holds the one millionth rifle. (Photo: Henry Repeating Arms) Henry Repeating Arms announced a historic milestone for the New Jersey based company, officially hitting the one million mark in production with its H001 model. The National Shooting Sports Federation, in recognition of this milestone, chose the one-millionth H001
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