The Firearm Blog
- SILENCER SATURDAY #186: Lumens Or Decibels? The SureFire SF Ryder 22by Pete on July 24, 2021 at 7:16 pm
Good afternoon shooters and thank you for joining us for another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the awesome YHM Turbo K rifle suppressor. […]
- TFB Review: HK VP9 17-Round Magazine Retrofit Kitby Austin R on July 24, 2021 at 12:00 am
With new models featuring added capacity, the Heckler & Koch VP9 series pistols continue to grow on the success of the original platform. As the design continues to grow, HK has made 17-round […]
- POTD: AI AXSR Covert 308 with Teledyne FLIR MilSight S140-Dby Eric B on July 23, 2021 at 11:30 pm
Every now and then you see a rifle with a setup that you really would like to own yourself. In this Photo Of The Day from Accuracy International USA, we have an AI AXSR Covert 308 to admire. There […]
- Friday Night Lights: Insight AN/PEQ-14 Dual Spectrum Pistol MFALby Nicholas C on July 23, 2021 at 11:00 pm
Hello fellow photon aficionados and welcome back to another Friday Night Lights. Today we take a look at another Insight product. This time we are looking at their pistol mounted MFAL (Multi-Function […]
- Dead Air Silencers Loves Fire: Pyro 2.0 Enhanced Muzzle Brakeby Nic L on July 23, 2021 at 6:00 pm
Reducing your signature can be very important in a gunfight. Concealing your position can keep you alive. However, depending on your circumstances, the signature reduction could be less important […]
- PROOF Research Introduces the MDT Chassis Rifleby Luke C. on July 23, 2021 at 5:00 pm
PROOF Research and MDT have teamed up to produce the ultimate precision rifle. The new PROOF Research MDT Chassis Rifle takes the high-quality barrels of PROOF and combines them with the solid […]
- Underground Arms Watch – July 2021by ImproGuns on July 23, 2021 at 3:00 pm
Underground Arms Watch returns with another look at recently seized oddball weapons. Featured as the title picture is an improvised .22 firearm seized by police in Brazil from someone who “reported […]
- Glock 43/SIG P365 Hybrid – The Vuurwapen HMC9by Benjamin F on July 23, 2021 at 2:00 pm
It’s not often that you see products in the gun industry that make you take a second look. Or at least, not often that you take the second look for a good reason. The Vuurwapen HMC9 is one of […]
- VIDEO: A $500 Semi-Auto Tactical Shotgun Buildby James Reeves on July 23, 2021 at 2:00 pm
You asked for it: After James’ popular Beretta 1301 review and build videos, viewers wanted a budget shotgun build and review. In this episode, James budgets $500 for a semi-auto shotgun build. So, […]
- New Multicam Black Hearing Protection and Holsters from Safarilandby Luke C. on July 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm
Following many requests by customers for Multicam Black camouflage wraps for many of their products, Safariland has just released a few limited availability editions of their 6304RDS and 6354RDS […]
Greg Ellifritz / Active Response Training
- Weekend Knowledge Dump- July 23, 2021by Greg Ellifritz on July 23, 2021 at 10:50 am
Knowledge to make your life better. If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend. Dealing with Challenges in Rainy Weather Part One Four well-known firearms instructors […]
- “Requiem for an Unsung Hero”by Greg Ellifritz on July 21, 2021 at 10:59 am
*Last week I was talking to my old friend Andy Stanford on the phone. For those of you new to the shooting game, Andy was a pioneering instructor in the 1990s and 2000s. He focused a lot of his […]
- Guns vs. The Environmentby Greg Ellifritz on July 19, 2021 at 10:55 am
Written by Greg Ellifritz Here’s the short version of the article: the environment wins. A few years ago, I had serious stomach surgery and couldn’t carry my normal carry guns during my […]
- Weekend Knowledge Dump- July 16, 2021by Greg Ellifritz on July 16, 2021 at 11:27 am
Knowledge to make your life better. If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend. 12 Easy Ways to Secure Your Home Against Bad Guys Inexpensive options to make your […]
- Free Books- Part 231by Greg Ellifritz on July 15, 2021 at 11:02 am
Amazon has a tremendous number of FREE ebooks on their website. You can find thousands of free kindle books on Amazon’s site every day. These books can be downloaded to a Kindle reader or a […]
- Police Unions and a Crisis in Police Leadershipby Greg Ellifritz on July 13, 2021 at 11:08 am
Written by: Greg Ellifritz If you want a small taste of how many police executives (the ones running the show) are astonishingly corrupt and inept, read this short article by my friend Kevin Davis […]
- Traffic Stop- Should I Tell the Cop I am Armed?by Greg Ellifritz on July 12, 2021 at 10:58 am
Written by Greg Ellifritz Last week I re-posted an article I wrote a couple years ago on my Facebook page. That article generated a lot of questions from my readers. Most of the questions were […]
- Weekend Knowledge Dump- July 9, 2021by Greg Ellifritz on July 9, 2021 at 11:02 am
Knowledge to make your life better. If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend. LIFE SKILLS | Pathway to Violence “To increase your odds of avoiding a violent […]
- Tactical Training Scenario- Crazy Man in the Parkby Greg Ellifritz on July 8, 2021 at 1:47 am
Written by: Greg Ellifritz A few weeks ago I saw this particular news article and thought that the event it described would be worthy of discussion. Read the link below. Man Fatally Shot By […]
- Teaching Tip- Coaching the Struggling Shooterby Greg Ellifritz on July 5, 2021 at 11:00 am
Written by: Greg Ellifritz I’ve known for a long time that the words we use when coaching a shooting student can affect how quickly that student grasps a certain concept. One important […]
- The .45 Colt: History and Performanceon July 24, 2021 at 12:00 pm
From the Single Action Army to various other revolvers and lever-action rifles, the .45 Colt cartridge has more than a century of history and is still a favorite of many enthusiasts today.
- FN PS90: The Space-Age Bullpup Carbineon July 24, 2021 at 12:00 pm
When introduced in the 1990s, the FN P90 PDW was far different from more traditional carbines with its design and chambering. It design and layout are truly unique, and even two decades later the […]
- The Armed Citizen® July 23, 2021on July 23, 2021 at 12:00 pm
Read today's "The Armed Citizen" entry for real stories of law-abiding citizens, past and present, who used their firearms to save lives.
- The Professional Hunter's Rifleon July 23, 2021 at 12:00 pm
A professional hunter’s rifle is possibly the most important tool of his trade, and that which often keeps the close calls from becoming radio calls for help.
- NRA Gun of the Week: Black Aces Tactical Pro Series Lon July 23, 2021 at 12:00 pm
Known for coming up with some unique shotgun models, Black Aces Tactical has a stand-out shotgun with its Pro Series Lever-action shotgun design.
- Rifleman Q&A: An Albanian SKS?on July 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm
The Albanian SKS is a rather rare variant of the SKS rifle. Very little is known about its background, as compared to other versions. Read on.
- Making Ammo: A Behind The Scenes Lookon July 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm
The recent shortage of ammunition has brought one question to the minds of many, what goes into ammunition production? Here we look deeper into the process in which commercial ammunition […]
- Proof Research Awarded Contract for Future Weapon Systems Developmenton July 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm
Proof Research was awarded a contract in the development of advanced medium-caliber barrels made of composite materials for the U.S. military.
- I Have This Old Gun: Multi-Shot Muzzleloaderson July 21, 2021 at 12:00 pm
In this segment of American Rifleman Television's "I Have This Old Gun," we examine the history of the various multi-shot guns of the blackpowder era.
- Beretta 92FS: The Civilian Version of The M9 Service Pistolon July 21, 2021 at 12:00 pm
With a double- and single-action and built-in de-cocker, the Beretta 92FS has been a popular semi-automatic 9 mm handgun since its cousin, the M9, was adopted by the U.S. military in the 1980s.
Michael Seekings / Shooting Performance
- Introducing: LiveFire (Mobil App)by michael seeklander on June 22, 2021 at 6:45 pm
So let me tell you a story. About a year ago a buddy of mine approached me and told me he had been in a conversation with two app designers that were on to something big in the firearms training […]
- Each Day, Try to Build One Perfect Chunkby michael seeklander on February 9, 2021 at 1:38 pm
Tip #16: Each Day, Try to Build One Perfect Chunk The post Each Day, Try to Build One Perfect Chunk appeared first on Shooting-Performance.com.
- 2021 Training Classes!by michael seeklander on January 16, 2021 at 3:31 pm
Hey Everyone! Reminder: You only have until January 31st to use the “spring15” discount code for a 15% discount on class tuition! Ammunition:If you are worried about ammo shortages, sign up! If […]
- Seven Week Concealed Carry Programby michael seeklander on January 14, 2021 at 6:19 pm
This program is a simple yet highly efficient program that will help you improve your handgun shooting skills a bunch if you put the effort in. That said, one thing that you need to understand is […]
- Build it Backwardby michael seeklander on January 13, 2021 at 1:19 pm
Name your goal. Go ahead, write it down. Now write down the date you wish to reach your goal. Be realistic. Now estimate the individual steps you need to take to reach the goal, to the best of […]
Precision Rifle Blog
- 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo Test Part 4: Live-Fire Muzzle Velocity Detailsby Cal on May 28, 2021 at 11:00 am
This is the second article in this series covering the muzzle velocity data I collected. The last article covered how this data was collected, along with a summary and head-to-head comparison of all […]
- 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo Test Part 3: Live-Fire Muzzle Velocity & Consistency Summaryby Cal on May 26, 2021 at 3:51 pm
Welcome to Part 3 of the results of a massive 6.5 Creedmoor ammo field test, where I tested multiple boxes of every kind of 6.5 Creedmoor ammo that is marketed as “match” or “target” grade. […]
- 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo Test Part 2: Physical Round-To-Round Consistencyby Cal on May 11, 2021 at 10:30 pm
I’m so excited to start sharing the data I collected in a massive field test I conducted on 19 different types of 6.5 Creedmoor match-grade factory ammo. With the price of this kind of 6.5 […]
- Statistics for Shooters – Executive Summaryby Cal on December 16, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Over the past 3 articles, we covered a lot of ground! Before I jump to other topics, I wanted to simply provide a bullet-point recap of key points from the end of each of those articles and publish […]
- Precision & Group Size – Statistics for Shooters Part 3by Cal on December 12, 2020 at 6:37 pm
This is the final article in my Statistics for Shooters series, and it focuses on the application of statistics when it comes to quantifying precision and group size. It provides practical answers to […]
- Muzzle Velocity Stats – Statistics for Shooters Part 2by Cal on December 5, 2020 at 2:00 pm
Part 2 in my Statistics for Shooters 3-part series focuses on how to analyze muzzle velocity consistency, which is critical for us as long-range shooters. This article shows how to apply the concepts […]
- How To Predict The Future – Statistics For Shooters Part 1by Cal on November 29, 2020 at 9:09 pm
Many shooters have an uncomfortable relationship with math and aren’t impressed with fancy formulas. However, statistics and probability are insanely applicable when it comes to rifles and […]
- 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo Test Part 1: Intro & Reader Pollby Cal on October 24, 2020 at 5:18 pm
I recently tested every popular type of 6.5 Creedmoor ammo, and carefully collected data on the performance of each one. I thought it’d be fun before any of the results are published to poll my […]
- Wyoming ELR Scopes & Mounts – What The Pros Useby Cal on September 5, 2020 at 2:21 pm
This article shows what scopes and scope mounts/rings the competitive rifle shooters were running at this year’s Nightforce ELR Steel Challenge in Casper, Wyoming. That is a one-of-a-kind, 2-day, […]
- NF ELR Calibers & Cartridges – What The Pros Useby Cal on August 27, 2020 at 11:24 pm
Over the past few weeks, I surveyed over 100 shooters who competed in this year’s Nightforce Extended Long Range Steel Challenge in Wyoming. I know a lot of you had questions about calibers, scopes […]
- Ruger Introduces Four New Stainless Ruger American Rimfire Rifleson April 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE-RGR) proudly introduces four new Target models to the Ruger American® Rimfire family. Constructed from stainless steel for superior aesthetics and corrosion […]
- Ruger Reintroduces the Hawkeye Alaskan Rifleon March 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE-RGR) is proud to reintroduce the Hawkeye® Alaskan rifle chambered in three calibers: .375 Ruger, .338 Winchester Magnum and .300 Winchester Magnum. Based on […]
- Ruger Auction - Mini-14® with Wood Handguardon March 27, 2019 at 4:30 pm
You are bidding on a blued, .223 Rem. caliber Ruger® Mini-14® rifle with serial number 180-07678. The manufacture date of this rifle is December 8, 1976.
- Ruger Adds Junior Shooter Beth Walker to Team Rugeron March 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE-RGR) proudly introduces Beth Walker as the seventh addition to Team Ruger. A 17-year-old, 3-Gun competitor, Walker is Team Ruger's first junior shooter. "We […]
- Team Ruger Competitors Take Three High Lady Winson March 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE-RGR) proudly announces three High Lady divisional wins from Team Ruger competitors Randi Rogers and Maggie Reese Voigt at this year's USPSA Henry's Cup and […]
- Ruger Signs Maggie Reese Voigt to Professional Shooting Teamon March 25, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE-RGR) is proud to announce that it has signed Maggie Reese Voigt to its professional shooting team. Maggie takes the sixth spot on Team Ruger, led by Captain […]
- Ruger Auction - Mark II™ Target Pistol Pairon March 20, 2019 at 4:30 pm
We have for auction a pair of consecutively serial numbered .22 LR Mark II Target pistols. The manufacture date for both pistols is February 15, 1984.
- Ruger Announces Second Custom Shop 10/22 Competition Rifleon March 14, 2019 at 4:30 pm
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE-RGR)is proud to introduce its third addition to the newly launched Ruger® Custom Shop. This variation of the Ruger Custom Shop 10/22® Competition Rifle […]
- Team Ruger Captain Doug Koenig Takes Trophy Spot at ALTUS AI Long Range Classicon March 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE-RGR) is pleased to announce that Team Ruger's Captain Doug Koenig claimed the production division win at the Accuracy International (AI) Long Range Classic […]
- Ruger Heads to Germany for 2019 IWA OutdoorClassicson March 1, 2019 at 9:00 pm
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE-RGR) is heading back to Europe for the 2019 IWA OutdoorClassics show from March 8-11. The Ruger exhibit booth will be located in Hall 7A-414 again this year. […]
- past, present, and future of this blogby Grant Cunningham on June 3, 2021 at 12:58 am
Some of what follows will be familiar to certain readers, as portions were sent in an email to everyone on the mailing list a couple of months ago. However, not everyone opened it, and we’ve had a […]
- Test post. Or, rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated.by Grant Cunningham on June 2, 2021 at 2:34 am
Hi everyone! This is a test post with two purposes: first, to check the RSS feed of my revamped, remodeled, and generally all-new website. (You should check it out…) Second, it’s to announce that […]
- Should you have a “bugout retreat”?by Grant Cunningham on March 25, 2020 at 7:51 am
Lots of people recommend buying a bugout retreat as an essential part of preparedness. How realistic is that, and is there a better way?
- Living through the pandemic — and beyondby Grant Cunningham on March 19, 2020 at 10:52 pm
The coronavirus is going to grow exponentially in the next couple of weeks. Here's how to prepare for the immediate future — and beyond.
- Coronavirus: What we know now, what’s coming, and how to prepareby Grant Cunningham on February 27, 2020 at 6:20 pm
This is going to be a very long post, and for that I apologize. The situation with the novel coronavirus, which causes the disease known as COVID-19, has been both fluid and unclear. I’ve avoided […]
- The Ambiguity Zone, Part 3: Information is power, but not if it’s ignoredby Grant Cunningham on September 27, 2019 at 11:58 am
When things are ambiguous, correctly processing all relevant information becomes critical.
- The Ambiguity Zone, Part 2: Crossing the lineby Grant Cunningham on September 13, 2019 at 11:30 am
The Ambiguity Zone is that space of time, no matter how long or short, where potentially life-altering decisions must be made with the limited information available. Do we respond, or wait for the […]
- The Ambiguity Zoneby Grant Cunningham on September 6, 2019 at 11:24 am
There is a time in any incident where it's not clear what's happening — or even that anything is happening. How do we handle that?
- Going shooting in the wilderness? Be safe!by Grant Cunningham on August 30, 2019 at 12:02 pm
Instead of belonging to a gun club or using a commercial range, many gun owners enjoy heading out into the countryside to shoot. In my area of the world, this is often an old gravel pit out in the […]
- Retrieving the rifle: an overlooked skillby Grant Cunningham on August 23, 2019 at 11:27 am
One of the things I teach is the idea that the rifle is the gun we are most unlikely to have on our person when we need it. It’s the firearm that needs to be retrieved in order to use, and that […]
The Art of Manliness
- Erich Fromm on Why It’s Difficult to Think Originally and Critically in the Modern Ageon July 22, 2021 at 8:02 pm
Psychologist Erich Fromm argued that modern people are both cynical and naive which results in un-original, critical thinking.
- Podcast #725: The Curse of the Selfon July 21, 2021 at 2:27 pm
Interview with psychologist Mark Leary about his book The Curse of the Self. He shares the benefits and downsides of having a sense of self.
- A Beginner’s Guide to Concreteon July 20, 2021 at 6:32 pm
Everything you need to know about concrete. What concrete is made of, how to mix concrete, and how to pour concrete.
- How to Jump From a Height Into Wateron July 20, 2021 at 3:36 pm
Jumping into water from any height poses risks. Here's some tips to reduce that risk.
- Podcast #724: The Strange Science of Sweaton July 19, 2021 at 2:57 pm
Start jogging around the block, or simply sitting outside on a hot summer day, and you begin to feel moisture develop all over your body. Maybe a drop of sweat will roll down your face. Your clothes […]
- Sunday Firesides: Are You Making an Escape From Freedom?on July 18, 2021 at 12:23 am
Freedom is a funny thing. Societally, individually, we struggle for it. Fight for it. But when we get it, we often find we don’t like it all that much. As freedom goes up, so do […]
- How to Make Coffee Like a Civil War Soldieron July 15, 2021 at 6:13 pm
For soldiers at war, there aren't too many creature comforts at hand. Living conditions may be Spartan, food barely edible, and daily routines either terribly boring, or thoroughly terrifying, […]
- Podcast #723: Men Without Chestson July 14, 2021 at 3:59 pm
Interview with Michael Ward about his reader's guide to C.S. Lewis' The Abolition of Man.
- DISPATCHES FROM THE INTERSECTION OF COVID ONE YEAR AGO AND SOMEONE SET UP US THE BOMB: Black Lives M…by Ed Driscoll on July 24, 2021 at 6:45 pm
DISPATCHES FROM THE INTERSECTION OF COVID ONE YEAR AGO AND SOMEONE SET UP US THE BOMB: Black Lives Matter protests may have slowed overall spread of coronavirus in Denver and other cities, new study […]
- SORRY, I WANT MY FLYING CAR, NOT SOME SOY-BOY LEFTY WISHLIST: We Don’t Need a Jetsons Future, Jus…by Glenn Reynolds on July 24, 2021 at 6:30 pm
SORRY, I WANT MY FLYING CAR, NOT SOME SOY-BOY LEFTY WISHLIST: We Don’t Need a Jetsons Future, Just a Sustainable One: “Cozy futurism” reimagines tech for the greater good. “What if, instead […]
- I HOPE WE’RE NOT TOO MESSIANIC, OR A TRIFLE TOO TRUNALIMUNUMAPRZURE: President Biden: ‘I Don’t C…by Ed Driscoll on July 24, 2021 at 6:14 pm
I HOPE WE’RE NOT TOO MESSIANIC, OR A TRIFLE TOO TRUNALIMUNUMAPRZURE: President Biden: ‘I Don’t Care if You Think I’m Satan Reincarnated.’
- I’M NOT ONE OF THEM, BUT A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE SCARED OF NEEDLES: Making the case for intranasal COVI…by Glenn Reynolds on July 24, 2021 at 6:00 pm
I’M NOT ONE OF THEM, BUT A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE SCARED OF NEEDLES: Making the case for intranasal COVID-19 vaccines.
- WELL, THIS IS THE 21st CENTURY, YOU KNOW: Florida’s First 3D-Printed Home Under Construction Amid Ho…by Ed Driscoll on July 24, 2021 at 5:44 pm
WELL, THIS IS THE 21st CENTURY, YOU KNOW: Florida’s First 3D-Printed Home Under Construction Amid Housing Affordability Crisis.
- ILYA SOMIN: Thoughts on the Sixth Circuit Ruling Against the CDC Eviction Moratorium. “The ruling …by Glenn Reynolds on July 24, 2021 at 5:32 pm
ILYA SOMIN: Thoughts on the Sixth Circuit Ruling Against the CDC Eviction Moratorium. “The ruling is unsurprising. But it does further strengthen the case against the moratorium, and increases the […]
- MARK JUDGE: The Drop: Surfing, Addiction and God….by Glenn Reynolds on July 24, 2021 at 5:30 pm
MARK JUDGE: The Drop: Surfing, Addiction and God.
- JOURNALISTS ARE “CENTERING” THEIR “TRAUMA” BECAUSE IT ENABLES THEM TO ACQUIRE POWER:
The st…by Ed Driscoll on July 24, 2021 at 5:14 pm
JOURNALISTS ARE “CENTERING” THEIR “TRAUMA” BECAUSE IT ENABLES THEM TO ACQUIRE POWER: The state of the media industry is such that journalists are now incentivized to be as effusive as […]
- AT HELEN’S PAGE: The Weightless Ribbon: Rolling with Ease in Seven Lessons and Driving With Ease….by Helen Smith on July 24, 2021 at 5:00 pm
AT HELEN’S PAGE: The Weightless Ribbon: Rolling with Ease in Seven Lessons and Driving With Ease.
- HOW LONG UNTIL THEY FIND SOME THAT ORIGINATED ON EARTH? Scientists unveil European Mars rover’s met…by Glenn Reynolds on July 24, 2021 at 5:00 pm
HOW LONG UNTIL THEY FIND SOME THAT ORIGINATED ON EARTH? Scientists unveil European Mars rover’s meteorite-hunting instruments. After all, we find Martian meteorites on Earth regularly.
- David Chipman and the ATF Will Disarm College Studentson July 23, 2021 at 4:56 pm
Leftist activists and the ATF have been gearing up in a dangerous and nefarious assault on the Second Amendment. There are several initiatives that anti-gun activists are engaging in to impede the […]
- State Rep. James Talarico AWOL for Special Session But Showed Up To Vote Against Your Second Amendment Rights NINE TIMES During the Regular Sessionon July 23, 2021 at 2:44 pm
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War On Guns
- Playing Hooky for a Higher Causeby David Codrea on July 16, 2021 at 10:33 pm
I'll be back late next week.I'm turning off blog comments so people don't think I'm either ignoring them or dead.Please save yourself the wasted effort and hold off on all news tips, as I won't be […]
- ‘Who Was Karl Marx’ an Essential Primer for Understanding ‘American Left’by David Codrea on July 16, 2021 at 10:12 pm
“Red scare” stuff? Disagree at your peril. This isn’t just an opinion. Simpson backs up his claims with proof, and with extensive endnotes. Read this book in the context of political and media […]
- We're the Only Ones Perceptive Enoughby David Codrea on July 16, 2021 at 8:38 pm
Rashawn Ray, professor of sociology at the University of Maryland, says: "In most states people can carry guns either on their body or in their vehicles, so that escalates things for police - they […]
- A Cult Classicby David Codrea on July 16, 2021 at 8:27 pm
WH's Psaki: "We're Flagging Problematic Posts For Facebook That Spread Disinformation" [More]You know, "classic fascism"...
- Life Imitates Artby David Codrea on July 16, 2021 at 6:33 pm
PTA officer on parents who disagree with her: 'Let them die!' Video reveals rant in support of Marxist Critical Race Theory [More]WarOnGuns has obtained exclusive footage of the exchange:Is there a […]
- Cori's Life Mattersby David Codrea on July 16, 2021 at 6:25 pm
Rep. Cori Bush, Who Wants To Defund The Police, Spent Just Under $70,000 On Private Security [More]Coming from a violence monopolist, that makes perfect "gun sense."
- Lift Ev'ry Voice and Kneel Reduxby David Codrea on July 16, 2021 at 6:00 pm
NFL says it will play Black national anthem before games again this season [More]As I've wondered before, what happens if people refuse to stand, or if they take a knee? If fans are free to cheer, […]
- Field Reportby David Codrea on July 16, 2021 at 5:36 pm
This just in from a WarOnGuns Correspondent:I am in California for work. When and while I am here I am on a relatively remote ranch but within the sphere of influence of the Bay Area. I keep a […]
- So, Kind of Like 'The Purge'?by David Codrea on July 16, 2021 at 5:18 pm
Biden Ed Dept. Nominee: Trump-Era Protections of Due Process Allow Students to ‘Rape With Impunity’ [More]Do these people ever listen to themselves when they talk?[Via Michael G]
- False Positivesby David Codrea on July 16, 2021 at 5:07 pm
Which is to say, near-perfect reliability in laboratory tests sounds great, unless you spend 30 hours in jail because you're falsely tagged as a criminal by facial recognition technology. […]
David Yamane / Gun Culture 2.0
- Thank You Lucky Gunner!by David Yamane on July 18, 2021 at 2:09 pm
In a recent post about prepping for my Sociology of Guns seminar at Wake Forest, I mentioned that I was looking for an ammo sponsor for the students’ field trip to the gun range this fall. Students […]
- 11 Years Ago This Week: I Watched Top Shotby David Yamane on July 14, 2021 at 3:08 pm
11 years ago this week I was in Columbus, Georgia with my son for a tennis tournament. Passing time at the Country Inn & Suites during a rain delay, I was flipping through the channels on the TV […]
- Queers with Guns? Against the LGBT Grainby David Yamane on June 23, 2021 at 1:54 pm
For the past 18 months, I have been co-editing, with Trent Steidley of the University of Denver, a special issue of the scholarly journal, Sociological Perspectives. The theme is “A Sociology of […]
- Concealed Carry Revolution Book Updateby David Yamane on May 30, 2021 at 6:49 pm
It’s been a couple of weeks since I announced the availability of my small book on the history and current status of concealed carry in the United States. I picked a terrible time to launch the […]
- Shooting Lessons During and From COVID Timesby David Yamane on May 14, 2021 at 5:52 pm
Although I and my family have been fortunate not to have our health or finances disrupted too much by the COVID-19 pandemic, it definitely took a toll on my ability to travel for research and my own […]
- John Johnston Teaches “Stupid Human Tricks” with Gunsby David Yamane on May 13, 2021 at 8:25 pm
The day after I participated in The Complete Combatant’s Entry Level Pistol Essentials course in June 2020, I observed John Johnston of Citizens Defense Research teach his “Technical Handgun: […]
- Concealed Carry Revolution Book Available Nowby David Yamane on May 12, 2021 at 11:04 pm
Despite the profound significance of the issue, no comprehensive but concise history of concealed carry laws in the United States yet exists. Concealed Carry Revolution seeks to fill this gap. It is […]
- Entry Level Pistol Essentials Class with The Complete Combatantby David Yamane on May 1, 2021 at 12:00 pm
Pending availability of more systematic data, we have good anecdotal reason to believe that a substantial portion of the Great Gun Buying Spree of 2020+ was new gun owners. Training, or lack thereof, […]
- Double Trigger Alert: Feminist Assault Rifleby David Yamane on April 30, 2021 at 11:56 am
Yesterday I posted about finding a company to customize an AR lower receiver for my wife. Today let me tell you how that project turned out. As I was concocting my plan, I consulted — as I do with […]
- The (Purported) Masculinity Lessons of “Father and Gun”by David Yamane on April 29, 2021 at 5:48 pm
I recently signed up to receive Google Alerts for “gun owners” and “gun culture.” It has been interesting to see so much that is being written about these two topics that I would not be able […]
- Maine Voters To Decide on Constitutional 'Right to Food'by Baylen Linnekin on July 24, 2021 at 11:40 am
Language regarding seed exchanges could violate contracts.
- Today in Supreme Court History: July 24, 1997by Josh Blackman on July 24, 2021 at 11:00 am
7/24/1997: Justice William Brennan dies.
- Who Gets To Decide the Truth?by Jonathan Rauch on July 24, 2021 at 10:00 am
We all get a say—not just priests, princes, or partisans.
- The FBI Destroyed This Man's Life With Bogus Spying Accusationsby Billy Binion on July 23, 2021 at 9:24 pm
The law enforcement agency has a disturbing record of drumming up the very conspiracies they're investigating.
- Thoughts on the Sixth Circuit Ruling Against the CDC Eviction Moratoriumby Ilya Somin on July 23, 2021 at 8:15 pm
The ruling is unsurprising. But it does further strengthen the case against the moratorium, and increases the odds the issue might eventually make it to the Supreme Court.
- Man Says Oklahoma Police Seized $140K From Him Without Causeby C.J. Ciaramella on July 23, 2021 at 8:05 pm
Canadian County Sheriff's deputies said Thai Nang's cash was drug money. He says he was buying land, and a local news outlet was easily able to find records backing his story up.
- Judge Quattlebaum Eulogizes His CivPro Professor In Erie Caseby Josh Blackman on July 23, 2021 at 8:05 pm
"Hopefully, [Professor Howard B. Stravitz] would have joined in the dissent."
- U.S. Billionaire Wealth Would Fund Government For Just 6 Monthsby Nick Gillespie on July 23, 2021 at 7:50 pm
Mocking penis-shaped rockets is no substitute for holding the feds accountable for a looming fiscal crisis.
- Women Are on the Verge of Being Forced Into Military Conscription Due to a Perverse Notion of 'Equality'by Matt Welch on July 23, 2021 at 7:32 pm
Expanding government-imposed burdens to new classes of people is a bad idea, unless the goal is equality of immiseration.
- Short Circuit: A Roundup of Recent Federal Court Decisionsby John Ross on July 23, 2021 at 7:30 pm
Innovative orthodontics, cumulative explosions, and voting by proxy.
John Lott\’s War On Guns
- The Washington Post is not a "news" outlet, they are purely an opinion sheetby email@example.com (John Lott) on May 9, 2021 at 5:00 am
Why is the Washington Post considered a "news" outlet? From today's fawning piece on Rep Liz Cheney. It is filled with comments like this: "Should the Republican Party continue to defend Trump's […]
- Cancel culture run amok. If you disagree, destroy their career. "Maryland to investigate Derek Chauvin defense witness' time as state's chief medical examiner"by firstname.lastname@example.org (John Lott) on April 25, 2021 at 6:42 pm
Dr. David Fowler testified Floyd's main cause of death was due to blockage of arteries, enlarged heart, drugs. As someone who watched the trial, I thought that Fowler was the most honest and accurate […]
- Biden wants a 43.4% Capital Gains Taxby email@example.com (John Lott) on April 24, 2021 at 7:51 pm
It will be over 55% if you live in NY, Calif. Inflation makes it worse, and can easily result in negative investment returns. Say inflation is 100% over 20 yrs & your house increases in price […]
- Fox News: Biden 'praying' Chauvin jury reaches 'right verdict,' calling case 'overwhelming' President offered support in Monday call with George Floyd familyby firstname.lastname@example.org (John Lott) on April 20, 2021 at 7:30 pm
Look at how the main stream media reacts differently to Trump making comments on the legal process versus Biden. From Fox News:As the nation awaits a verdict by the jury in the trial of former […]
- Politico: "In 2018, Diplomats Warned of Risky Coronavirus Experiments in a Wuhan Lab. No One Listened"by email@example.com (John Lott) on March 22, 2021 at 2:10 am
More evidence that the Coronavirus came from a Wuhan lab. From Politico: On January 15, in its last days, President Donald Trump’s State Department put out a statement with serious claims about […]
- The Washington Post grossly misquotes Trump's conversation with the Georgia Secretary of Stateby firstname.lastname@example.org (John Lott) on March 16, 2021 at 10:39 pm
Washington Post admits it misquoted Trump's call to Georgia elections investigator when newly released recording revealed he DIDN'T urge her to 'find the fraud.' Trump DIDN'T say she'd be 'a national […]
- Democrats refuse to work with Republican members of Congress who questioned election, but did Republicans do that in 2017 and 2018?by email@example.com (John Lott) on March 15, 2021 at 5:12 am
NBC News headline: "House Democrats draw the line: No bipartisan cooperation with Republicans who questioned the election"Freshman Rep. Jake Auchincloss, a Democrat, has begun turning to an […]
- Senator Joe Manchin is largely into symbolism about being a moderateby firstname.lastname@example.org (John Lott) on February 19, 2021 at 12:38 am
The 50-50 split in the Senate all depends on Manchin, but he is largely into symbolism about being a moderate. When his vote makes a difference he always votes with his party. Manchin makes all […]
- 131,000 people of the 220,000 deaths that were classified as Coronavirus deaths already had life ending diseasesby email@example.com (John Lott) on February 13, 2021 at 9:29 pm
The Coronavirus is rarely the actual cause of death among patients who are classified as Coronavirus deaths. Video from OAN is available here.
- Biden WH reportedly screening press secretary's briefing questionsby firstname.lastname@example.org (John Lott) on February 2, 2021 at 5:17 pm
From Fox News:A new, eyebrow-raising report suggests the White House communications team has attempted to screen questions for press secretary Jen Psaki in advance of daily briefings, as media […]
Firearms Policy Coalition
- FPC Daily 2A Legal Update - 7/23/21by Firearms Policy Coalition on July 24, 2021 at 12:46 am
Update in California Liability Case in Today's FPC Daily 2A Legal Update 7/23/21
- Madison Society Foundation Files Brief in Supreme Court Supporting Second Amendment Right to Carryby Firearms Policy Coalition on July 21, 2021 at 8:58 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 21, 2021) — Today, the Madison Society Foundation (MSF) announced that it has filed an important merits-stage United States Supreme Court brief in the Second Amendment case […]
- Coalition of Firearm and Knife Rights Organizations File Supreme Court Brief in Support of Right to Bear Armsby Firearms Policy Coalition on July 21, 2021 at 4:59 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 21, 2021) — Today, a coalition of Second Amendment organizations from California to New Jersey announced the filing of an important merits-stage United States Supreme Court […]
- FPC Daily 2A Legal Update - 7/20/21by Firearms Policy Coalition on July 20, 2021 at 11:54 pm
Updates in 3D-Printing and Open Carry Cases in Today's FPC Daily 2A Legal Update 7/20/21
- Center For Human Liberty, Dr. William English File Brief Showing Right-To-Carry Laws Do Not Increase Crime in Supreme Court’s Latest Second Amendment Caseby Firearms Policy Coalition on July 20, 2021 at 9:05 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 20, 2021) — The Center for Human Liberty and Dr. William English have submitted an amicus curiae brief to the United States Supreme Court in NYSRPA v. Bruen, the most […]
- FPC, Law Prof. Joyce Lee Malcolm File Brief Urging the Supreme Court to Uphold Second Amendment Right to Publicly Carry Arms, Providing Key English History of the Rightby Firearms Policy Coalition on July 20, 2021 at 6:43 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 20, 2021) — Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced that attorneys Scott Keller, Matthew H. Frederick, Jonathan D. Urick, and Jeremy Evan Maltz of Lehotsky Keller […]
- FPC Daily 2A Legal Update - 7/15/21by Firearms Policy Coalition on July 16, 2021 at 12:28 am
Update in New Jersey Carry Case in Today's FPC Daily 2A Legal Update 7/15/21
- FPC Daily 2A Legal Update - 7/14/21by Firearms Policy Coalition on July 14, 2021 at 11:53 pm
Update in Pennsylvania Preemption Case in Today's FPC Daily 2A Legal Update 7/14/21
- FPC Daily 2A Legal Update - 7/13/21by Firearms Policy Coalition on July 14, 2021 at 12:38 am
Updates in Under-21 Handgun Ban and New York Carry Cases in Today's FPC Daily 2A Legal Update 7/13/21
- FPF Files Brief Urging the Supreme Court to Uphold Second Amendment Right to Publicly Carry Armsby Firearms Policy Coalition on July 14, 2021 at 12:00 am
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 13, 2021) — Today, Firearms Policy Foundation (FPF) announced the filing of an important, merits-stage United States Supreme Court brief in the case of NYSRPA v. Bruen […]
The Truth About Guns
- Anti-Gunners Like Rep. Steve Woodrow Would Rather See You Die Than Defend Yourself With a Firearmby Dan Zimmerman on July 24, 2021 at 6:00 pm
We can remember the days when the story of a woman successfully defending herself against a masked, armed attacker was considered good news. Times have apparently changed. At least they have for a […]
- Tennessee Man Gets 5 Years for ‘SWATting’ That Resulted in the Target’s Deathby TTAG Contributor on July 24, 2021 at 3:00 pm
From the Associated Press . . . A Tennessee man was sentenced to five years in prison this week for his role in an international “swatting” scheme that led to a person’s death, The Commercial […]
- Cabal: The Life of a Citizen Should Not be Worth Less Than the Life of a Criminalby Dan Zimmerman on July 24, 2021 at 1:00 pm
For more than two months in Colombia, civil unrest has spilled over into riots and vandalism, and clashes between demonstrators and the police have erupted in violence. Scenes of citizens taking up […]
- Gun Meme of the Day: First Time Editionby Jeremy S. on July 23, 2021 at 11:00 pm
A pretty funny scene from The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, most of which is worth the watch (on Netflix). Enjoy the weekend, y’all! Continue reading Gun Meme of the Day: First Time Edition at The […]
- Facebook Shuts Down 2A Sanctuary Movement Pages Using FBI’s Questionable Whitmer Kidnapping Case as Coverby TTAG Contributor on July 23, 2021 at 9:00 pm
By Lee Williams The allegations in the press release were damning: “The Department of Justice today announced that six men have been arrested and charged federally with conspiring to kidnap the […]
- Go Figure: Washington, DC’s Strict Gun Control Laws Fail to Keep The City’s Citizens Any Saferby Dan Zimmerman on July 23, 2021 at 7:00 pm
By Larry Keane The nation’s attention was drawn to Washington, D.C., last weekend and not because of politics. Criminals exchanged gunfire right outside Nationals Park, the Major League Baseball […]
- Nature’s Aberrations: HK’s USP Compact and SIG’s SP2022, Both in .40 S&Wby Luis Valdes on July 23, 2021 at 5:00 pm
I am a .40 Smith & Wesson fan. No, let me rephrase that. I am a .40 S&W fanatic. Unlike many, I appreciate the .40 S&W cartridge and guns chambered in it. Two of the guns I love are made […]
- California’s APPS Gun Confiscation Program is Backlogged, Ineffective, and a Waste of Tax Dollarsby TTAG Contributor on July 23, 2021 at 3:00 pm
By Matthew D. Cubeiro As directed by the California Legislature, the California Department of Justice, Bureau of Firearms (“CA DOJ”) recently released its 2020 report on the Armed and Prohibited […]
- Dowling: We Need to Take a Holistic Approach to ‘Gun Violence’by Dan Zimmerman on July 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm
Health is a lot more than the absence of illness. And promoting health is a lot more than dealing with medical care. We have to be much more holistic in our approach. And gun violence […]
- Gun Meme of the Day: For Your Own Safety Editionby Jeremy S. on July 22, 2021 at 11:00 pm
I’m just gonna assume this is about guns. I know it made me laugh. Continue reading Gun Meme of the Day: For Your Own Safety Edition at The Truth About Guns.