Guns

California snafu releases personal info of nearly 4,000 gun safety instructors

The private information of thousands of California firearms instructors was accidentally released by the state late last year in response to a journalist’s Freedom of Information request.<p>The data request was made in August, when a reporter for Southern California Public Radio (KPCC), an NPR …

Gun Rights

SHOT Show 2017 Range Day: New Guns and Gear

Cobalt Kinetics, a company that makes bold-looking AR-platform rifles for competition shooters, had their remarkable looking B.A.M.F. rifle on hand …

A gun registry that could prevent suicide

<i>Fredrick Vars is a professor at the University of Alabama School of Law.</i><p>Two-and-a-half years ago, Cheryl Hanna had many reasons to be happy. She was 48, a successful Vermont law professor and married with two children. But Hanna was privately battling severe depression. In the days leading up to …

Gun Control

Hottest New Rifles of SHOT Show 2017

This year’s SHOT Show is mobbed with people who walk the aisles, breathing a collective sigh of relief that Hillary Clinton is screaming and throwing …

Hunting

Billy Eichner summed up America’s gun laws in his most hilarious — and eye opening — sketch yet

Though his <i>Billy on the Street</i> sketches are always hilarious, Billy Eichner — and Keegan-Michael Key — just reminded us that great comedy can also …

Gun Control

John Wayne guns for beginners revealed at SHOT Show

The ‘Lil’ Duke, named after iconic Western hero John Wayne, is a .177 caliber lever-action BB air rifle aimed at beginners and younger shooters. Fun for kids of all ages, it is also a great way for beginners to learn the basics of shooting on a spring repeater.<p>Revealed at SHOT Show in Las Vegas for …

No, a Cabinet nominee did not say we need guns in schools to protect us from grizzly bears

Betsy DeVos, President-elect Trump's pick to lead the Education Department, believes that states and localities should make their own well-informed …

Gun Rights

Keegan Michael Key's 'Double Dare' challenge shows how easy it is to buy guns

BTW<p>Billy Eichner's excoriating comedy series <i>Billy on the Street</i> is winding through its fifth season, and Tuesday night's episode featured one of the …

Comedy

Read an excerpt from Jason Reynolds' elevator-set novel, Long Way Down

The next project for National Book Award finalist Jason Reynolds is taking him back to his poetry roots. His forthcoming YA novel, <i>Long Way Down,</i> is told entirely in verse and unfolds over just 60 tense seconds in an elevator. Of this unconventional form, Reynolds tells EW: “Why verse? Well, first …

Elevators

Actually, Betsy DeVos, guns are a pretty lousy way to ward off grizzlies

Betsy DeVos, the Michigan billionaire who is President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary, made a curious case on Tuesday for letting local and state officials decide whether guns belong in schools. In one rural Wyoming school, she said at her confirmation hearing: “I imagine that …

Shopping for a gun? Aim high | Spectator Life

I squeeze the first trigger and ‘BOOM!’ On impact, the charging buffalo staggers but still bears down on me, the size of a London black cab with 42-inch horns. I drop to one knee, aim again for the heart and stroke the rear trigger — ‘BOOM!’ Like a derailed train he goes down, stopping at my feet. …

Mike Rowe's Gun Show Appearance Draws Fire from 'Former' Female Fan. His Response Involves US Navy SEALS

Mike Rowe is known for his unbridled willingness to deftly and humorously deflate his detractors' most barbed charges.<p>So, when a lady lit him up for …

NATO's 5 Most Lethal Weapons of War

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was formed on April 4th, 1949. A political military alliance, it was the result of Cold War tensions between …

World Politics

Man charged with trafficking over 30 guns into Brooklyn

A North Carolina man has been charged with trafficking at least 30 guns from the south into Brooklyn, authorities said.<p>Marcus Gamble pleaded not …

Crime

Gang war and shooting the wrong way to honor Dr. King

It’s a testament to the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. that so many local residents show up to Miami-Dade’s annual parade and celebration in his …

Miami

Shot Spot App Displays Gun Violence In Your Neighborhood

<b>Random iPhone App of the week:</b><b>TheGeneralistGroup</b> created the <b>Shot Spot</b> app to track every act of gun violence in America. The free app lets users …

Gun Control

Suspected Orlando Cop Killer Had 100-Round Magazine: Police

When the man wanted for allegedly gunning down a veteran police sergeant in Orlando, Florida, was caught by police after a nine-day manhunt, he was …

Crime

Loaded rifle stolen from squad of Ramsey Co. Sheriff's Office

A loaded rifle was stolen from an unmarked squad car belonging to the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office while it was parked in a ramp in St. Louis Park, …

Ammunition

Officer Joe Smyth testifying for 3rd day at Don Dunphy death inquiry

Follow the live blog below for developments from the inquiry<p>The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary officer who shot and killed Don Dunphy in April 2015 …

Western Canada

Allowing concealed weapons on college campuses is a silly, and dangerous, idea

College, we like to think, is a time of intellectual inquiry. But it is also, as anyone who has spent any time on a campus knows, a time of boundary-testing, experimentation and alcohol-fueled parties. Not exactly the kind of place where it makes sense to let folks wander around carrying hidden …

Gun Rights

Gun makers are facing an 'uncertain environment' ahead

The gun industry will convene Tuesday in Las Vegas for its annual trade exposition, the National Shooting Sport Foundation’s SHOT Show, as an unprecedented 19-month stretch of record-breaking sales estimates grinds to a halt.<p>The event should offer a stark contrast to last year’s convention, where …

Gun Rights

Restaurant Lets Patrons Shoot Guns While They Wait for Their Food

In case you didn’t know, shooting guns goes really well with a hearty meal and cold drink. At least that’s what the owners of Modern Round, an …

Smith & Wesson

Chris Murphy: DeVos as nominee 'sends shivers down the spine'

<b>(CNN) —</b> With Donald Trump's inauguration less than 48 hours away, much of the world's attention is focused squarely on Washington.<p>Hosting her prime time CNN program from America's capital city, on Wednesday evening Erin Burnett welcomed Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Connecticut, for an interview, and the …

Gun Control

Report: Concealed carry permit holders killed 900 people since 2007

Gun owners who were legally allowed to carry a firearm killed more than 900 people in unjustifiable shootings over the last decade, according to a …

Gun Control

The British Viper Submachine Gun Spit Bullets Like, Well, a Viper

But the weapon couldn’t beat the STEN<p>by MATTHEW MOSS<p>In April 1944, the British General Staff issued a set of specifications for all future machine …

Submachine Gun

Women’s march to include gun control protesters

Gun control advocates will protest policies supported by President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTech workers to protest Palantir Dem senators to …

Gun Control

M2.0 pistol, Smith & Wesson, M&P, Improved trigger

Smith & Wesson put its new M&P M2.0 pistol on the range for the first time at SHOT Show 2017.<p>This is the first upgrade to the M&P since the company …

Smith & Wesson

You can buy a handgun that looks like and iPhone, and cops are worried

It might look like a bulky old-generation square iPhone to most people, police included, but the device in the image above is a weapon. One that …

Apple News

How Athletes Are Stepping Up Their Security With Guns and Bodyguards

Jalen Rose shouldn’t be alive today. In September 2003, Rose was the target of an attempted murder at a stoplight in California. The NBA veteran, who …

Football (U.S.)

Will CNBC's 'Reporting' Bring Down America's Oldest Gun Company?

CNBC knows one thing for sure. They don’t have to tell the whole story about issues related to guns. No, doing that would give them a bad name, among their peers in the mainstream media anyway. So when a group of trial attorneys handed them an allegation that some of Remington Arm’s bolt-action …

Lawsuits