Month: June 2018

Congressional Democrats and gun control groups wasted no time Thursday denouncing the nation’s gun laws after a shooter killed five in a Maryland newsroom. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a California Democrat, tweeted her disappointment within an hour of reports of the shooting circulating across the news. “Praying for everyone injured & the families of
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Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan holds that requiring gun owners to lock up their firearms will make the area safer. (Photo: Durkan’s office) Leaders in Washington’s largest city are moving forward with a plan to mandate safe gun storage and penalize those who fail to report lost or stolen guns. On Wednesday, the Seattle City Council’s
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The Battlecam finishes include Battlecam Urban, top, Battlecam Desert, middle, and Battlecam Black, bottom. (Photo: Lone Wolf Distributors) Lone Wolf Distributors edges its way into new Cerakote territory, announcing the release of the new Battlecam Cerakote finish option. With the ability to further customize consumers’ handguns, the Battlecam finish offers a camouflage pattern in three
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Gun industry groups insist microstamping mandate is impossible to accomplish in actual field conditions, turning the requirement into a ban on semi-auto handgun sales. (Photo: UCDavis) California’s high court on Thursday sided with the state in a long-running case brought by firearms industry groups who say the state’s microstamping requirement is unattainable. The case, challenging
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An ATF Houston industry operations investigator works with licensed gun dealers to assist with regulatory compliance (Photo: ATF) Legislation introduced by House Democrats this month reboots a pair of failed past bills into one combined new effort to increase regulations on gun shops. The measure, entitled the Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act, is advertised by
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New GeePlate models, including one for the new Sig P365, were announced by GeePlate. (Photo: GeePlate) GeePlate, handgun magazine baseplate maker, announced new additions in its baseplate series to cover more popular handgun models. In addition to continuing to offer baseplates for the Glock 43, and G26/27/33/39 models, GeePlate says it now has baseplates for
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The AR-15 is a versatile platform, allowing shooters to tweak and customize its design to best suit their needs and budget. (Photo: Jacki Billings/Guns.com) While we’d all love to have the resources to piece out AR-15 builds without thinking of price, for most of us that’s not a possibility. Welcome to the budget build. The
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A competitor takes aim at a target at a Scholastic Action Shooting Program event. (Photo: SASP) The Scholastic Action Shooting Program reported a record setting number of entries for the program’s upcoming 2018 National Championships set for July 14-21. SASP said its National Championships logged a total of 1,192 entries for the event set to
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Carney signed the proposal into law this week before a crowd of gun control advocates. (Photo: Delaware Governor’s office) Democratic Gov. John Carney on Wednesday signed legislation to set up a framework to temporarily void the gun rights of those thought to be dangerous in The First State. The bill, HB 222, enables a family
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The Viper G2 Bronze shotgun is a .410 chambered model with Cerakote receiver and Turkish walnut stock. (Photo: TriStar Arms) TriStar Arms announced its Viper G2 Bronze shotgun chambered in .410 is now available and shipping to consumers nationwide. The 3-inch gas-operated, semi-automatic shotgun features a removable choke system utilizing Beretta/Benelli Mobile Threads. The shotgun
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Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr told Honor Defense the state’s nondiscrimination act doesn’t apply to Intuit or Stripe. (Photo: Chris Carr/Facebook) Georgia’s top law enforcement officials said they won’t prosecute credit card payment processors over policies restricting certain gun sales. In a letter shared with Guns.com Wednesday, Assistant Attorney General David V. Carson said the
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The F-Open bullet, right, offers a more aggressive ogive shape than its predecessor, left. (Photo: Berger) Berger launched a new 7mm rifle bullet, debuting the 7mm 184-grain F-Open Hybrid Target bullet specifically designed for F-Open shooters. Designed by Berger’s ballistician, Bryan Litz, the new bullet is slightly heavier and longer with a more aggressive shape.
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If you are looking for a U.S-made 9mm M1911A1 with venerable GI styling, Thompson Auto-Ordnance just delivered (Photos: Kahr) Greeley, Pennsylvania-based Kahr announced this week that their Auto-Ordnance subsidiary is now making 9mm-chambered M1911 models. Describing it as a “response to growing interest and customer demands,” the new variant looks much like their standard single-action
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Slide Fire Solutions SSAR-15 MOD bump stock. (Photo: Slide Fire Solutions/Facebook) Federal regulators will close the public comment period on a pending bump stock ban this week. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives proposed the new rule in March, potentially classifying the devices as “machine guns” under the National Firearms Act and the
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