A gunfight between police an armed felon near Chicago saw a local concealed carry permit holder lend a hand. The incident occurred last Thursday at about 5:17 p.m. when Cicero Police Officer Luis Duarte and his partner attempted to pull over a black Mercedes driving erratically near I-55. The occupant of the Mercedes, Daniel Mageo,
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Magpul is on a roll with the new releases, adding more products to its 2018 inventory including a full line of clothing for the fall season. The fall 2018 apparel lineup includes shirts, sweaters, pants and jackets all designed to keep gun and Magpul enthusiasts comfortable in all conditions. “Designed and focused around the shooting
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The cantilever mounts come in 30mm or 34mm sizes. (Photo: Sightmark) Sightmark delivers new cantilever mounts to its riflescope accessory lineup, looking to offer shooters better performance in competition shooting, hunting and law enforcement applications. The new cantilever mounts are available in two sizes — 30mm and 34mm — shipping in a fixed configuration,  locking
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The ATACR 4-16×50 F1, left, and SHV 3-10×42, right, are the latest scopes to enter the Nightforce lineup. (Photo: Nightforce Optics) Nightforce Optics adds onto its ATACR and SHV product lines, announcing the new ATACR 4-16×50 F1 and SHV 3-10×42 riflescope models. Leading the pack is the latest entry into the ATACR family, the 4-16×50
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This bill amends the Pittman-Robertson Act to make it easier for state conservation agencies to promote hunting. (Photo: Congressional Sportsmen’s’ Caucus) The U.S. House last week gave a nod to a bill aimed at making more funds available to promote hunting and recreational shooting. The measure, H.R. 2591, termed the Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for
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Radical Firearms RF15 created for Rory the Warrior charity. (Photo: Radical Firearms) Radical Firearms set a milestone for its company, announcing that 300 RF 15 rifles have been donated to law enforcement and military agencies and organizations to date. The Texas-based company said the weapons have been gifted directly to agencies, police associations, charitable funds
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Numbers from the NSSF point to the likelihood that 16 million modern sporting rifles were produced between 1990 and 2016, a period that included the decade-long federal assault weapon ban. (Photo: Chris Eger) The trade group for the firearms industry says that AR-15-style rifles and their competitors are among the most common in the country.
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Anderson Manufacturing announced a new red dot sight, introducing consumers to the Advanced Micro Dot. While its official name — the Anderson Manufacturing Advanced Micro Dot with Removable Base and Rotary Knob — is a mouthful, the Advanced Micro Dot itself looks to offer shooters an easier means to quickly and efficiently acquire targets downrange.
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The J. Clark Salyer NWR, located along the Souris River in north-central North Dakota, will be open to moose hunters for the first time due to the order. The 58,700-acre refuge is the largest in North Dakota and is among 30 across the nation where hunting and fishing opportunities were recently expanded. (Photo: Tom Koerner/USFWS)
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A study published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association purports more people suffer when active shooters use semiautomatic rifles. Researchers from the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston analyzed FBI data on nearly 250 mass shootings since 2000 — excluding the Las Vegas massacre as a “major outlier” and San Bernardino because
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A former high-profile Pasadena police spokesman faces federal time in his connection to illegally selling more than 100 firearms without a license over a three-year period. Vasken Kenneth Gourdikian, 48, last week signed a plea agreement with federal prosecutors on charges of engaging in the business of dealing in firearms without a license and making
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Grizzly bear in a field at Yellowstone National Park (Photo: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service) A federal judge in Montana this week added more ice to a freeze on the opening of the grizzly bear season in two states. U.S. Judge Dana Christensen issued a second 14-day injunction from his Missoula courtroom Thursday as part
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Smith & Wesson doesn’t invest in smart gun technology because consumers don’t want them — making a shareholder proposal to report on the gun maker’s “efforts to produce safer firearms” useless, top executives said. Parent company American Outdoor Brands reiterated its stance on the development of user-authorized “smart gun” technology in regulatory filings this week,
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The Gun Holster Belt series features two models — Classic Brown, bottom, and Stealth black, top. (Photo: 1791 Gunleather) New leather gun belt models are making their way onto 1791 Gunleather’s lineup, with the company announcing the Classic Brown and Stealth Black. The Gun Holster Belt series utilize full-grain, 14-ounce American heavy native steerhide leather.
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The F4-15 Enhanced Battle Rifle now comes chambered in .224 Valkyrie. (Photo: F4 Defense) More gun makers are riding the .224 Valkyrie wave with F4 Defense becoming the latest to join the Valkyrie craze, launching its F4-15 Enhanced Battle Rifle in .224 Valkyrie. The F4-15 Enhanced Battle Rifle features a 20-inch barrel with 1-in-7-inch twist
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Bravo Concealment delivers the D.O.S. holster, offering a wallet friendly kydex holster option. (Photo: Jacki Billings/Guns.com) Bravo Concealment delivers a basic yet budget friendly approach to concealment, offering a range of holsters for value driven prices. The Drop Out-Of-Sight holster, or D.O.S. as it’s known, is one such offering from the holster company. A Kydex
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