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Pharmaceutical Industry Outlook

Together, industry regulations and healthcare reform are impacting how pharmaceutical companies do business. Drug makers are experiencing a heavy …

Retail Revolution: Insights for Consumer Products Manufacturers

A new consumer reality is quickly changing the face of retail. The retail leaders that have been so dominant over the last thirty years may not make …

The Five Biggest Reasons Why Consumer Products Fail

Sleeper movies often capture the imagination of an audience for elusive reasons that no focus group would have predicted. (Think <i>Rocky</i>, <i>Juno.</i>)<p>The same could be said of consumer-product blockbusters that seem to come out of nowhere, from the George Foreman Grill, one of the best-selling housewares …

'Fast And Furious' Gun Linked To Murder Of Mexican Police Chief, Bodyguard: Report

Two more murders have been linked to a U.S. agency's "gunrunning" program, according to Department of Justice documents, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday.<p>A rifle used to kill Mexican police chief Luis Lucio Rosales Astorga and his bodyguard in January was one of those lost during Operation …

Recall of Colorado Gun Controller Gets Enough Signatures

Gun rights organizers have collected enough signatures to begin the recall election of Colorado senate president John Morse. The secretary of state …

FBI Confirms Drone Use for Surveillance on American Citizens

The FAA released documents on Thursday which confirmed that drones have been in use on American soil since 2010 and have been used in at least four …

The Pedersen Device: The WWI superweapon that (almost) won the war

Mr. Pedersen with his device and a Springfield 1903.<p>When America found herself in the brutal trench warfare that was the First World War, she needed …

Artistic Ammo: WWII Cross-Section Bullet Photography

It’s a juxtaposition of beauty and destruction. Los Angeles-based photographer, Sabine Pearlman, managed to create dozens of visually arresting …

Heizer Defense Prepping the ‘Pocket Shotgun’ .410 Derringer for Launch

The world of derringers has become a place of high drama in the past few years, ever since first news of the DoubleTap started making the rounds.<p>The …

Gear Review: The Crye Precision Gun Clip holster is much more versatile than you’d think

At first glance, the Crye Precision Gun Clip doesn’t look like much. While it isn’t a minimalist holster, like the barrel plugs from VersaCarry, the …

Mikhail Kalashnikov Airlifted to Moscow for Medical Treatment

Mikhail Kalashnikov, the world’s most renown gun designer of our time and inventor of the iconic AK-47, was flown to a hospital in Moscow this …

PTR Industries explains: ‘Why we chose South Carolina’

It’s official. PTR Industries is relocating to South Carolina following the passage of strict gun control in their home state of Connecticut. While …

Taurus Model 85 Protector Polymer

We’re all used to seeing semi-auto pistols made partly of polymer, but the use of advanced plastics in a revolver frame is a relatively new idea. …

Is Owning a Gun an ‘Important Civil Right’? ‘Eye-Opening’ New Movie Aims to Change Americans’ Views on Firearms and Liberty

Lovers of the Second Amendment will likely be delighted to know that a new documentary about the gun control issue, “Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire,” is soon heading to theaters across America. TheBlaze recently interviewed Kris Koenig, the film’s director, to learn more about the movie and his …

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Join Rewards and earn points when you explore and search on MSN.<p>See your recent documents, or start one for free with Office Online.<p>Sign in to your …

California School Asks Kids To Swap Their Toy Guns For A Free Bike

The purpose of the trade-in is to stop children from playing with toy guns, which may make them more likely to commit violence with real guns, said Strobridge Elementary principal Chris Hill.<p>"Playing with toys guns, saying 'I'm going to shoot you,' desensitizes them, so as they get older, it's …

House approves Amendment to prevent irresponsible DHS bulk ammo purchases

On Wednesday, the House approved an amendment to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) spending bill for 2014 that would require the DHS to …

School Holds Toy Gun Buyback Program

It’s looks as if the firearm buyback craze has turned a new page – targeting toy guns.<p>Apparently Strobridge Elementary School in Hayward, CA will …

10 Must-Have Handguns You Should Never Sell - Guns & Ammo

Sometimes you have to cull the herd. Maybe you’re on hard times and have to sell your superfluous guns. Or, having finally retired and finding that …

Lifetime concealed handgun permits become the law in Louisiana | NOLA.com

Louisianians can now apply for lifetime concealed-carry handgun permits, after a piece of legislation sponsored by a Baton Rouge-area state …

Teen burglar shot by homeowner will miss high school graduation

The home where the break-in took place. <i>(Photo credit: ABC 13, Houston)</i><p>A 19-year-old boy was shot twice and is now in jail after he attempted to …

3D Printed Liberator Gets Community Update, Version 1.1

The Liberator, one of the first completely 3D-printable centerfire handguns, has been given an overhaul, updates to make it more compatible with a …

15-Year-Old Who Lectured Md. Lawmakers on Gun Control in Viral Video Is Back

To hear Sarah Merkle tell it, she’s “the one little blonde girl you don’t want to get stuck in a debate with, because it’s going to be long and it’s not going to be pretty.”<p>That was certainly the case earlier this year, with the teen’s three minutes of eloquent, pro-gun testimony before Maryland …

Illinois lawmakers approve concealed carry gun bill

SPRINGFIELD --- State lawmakers today approved compromise legislation to set up rules on who can carry concealed guns and where they can be carried.<p>Illinois is the last state in the nation not to have some form of concealed carry on the books, but a federal appeals court overturned the state’s long …

Operation Backfire: How New Gun Regs Pushed Me Into Getting A Concealed-Carry Permit

I never planned on getting a permit to carry a concealed weapon. The state of Connecticut nudged me into it, by making it illegal to buy shotgun shells down at my local Wal-Mart without a license.<p>And so far, navigating some of the nation’s strictest gun regulations to get the most expansive permit …

Sen. Pryor Ad Hits Bloomberg, Obama on Guns

Sen. Mark Pryor of Arkansas, who is among the most vulnerable Democrats running for re-election next year, is fighting back. His first target is not …