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How other countries can help us understand America's mass shooting crisis

When Devin Kelley entered the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Nov. 5 and shot and killed 26 people, it became the 308th mass shooting of 2017 in the United States. It came four weeks after the Las Vegas shooting, where Stephen Paddock killed 59 people from a 32nd-floor hotel …

Stephen Paddock

The NRA is smaller than you'd think – so why does it wield such influence?

Compared with others, the 145-year-old lobby group isn’t a vast spender – but it has the power to mobilize a grassroots support and make Washington listen<p>The hospital staff called to action after the mass shooting in Las Vegas<p>Why is the National Rifle Association so powerful? Here’s a clue: it’s …

Gun Control

Cam Weighs in on Gun Control: 'Nobody's Trying to Take Away Guns'

The debate over gun control hits closer to home in country music after the mass shooting in Las Vegas, and Cam is among the artists who have begun …

Gun Control

Kimber Announces New Micro Lineup and Red-Dot-Sight 1911

Like most firearm manufacturers, Kimber is getting a jump on announcing its new pistol lineup for 2018, which includes a family of red-dot-integrated …

America's New Gun Control Bill Won't Prevent Mass Death

Senators have introduced a new bill to shore up America's background check system, and it might pass. But it ignores some pretty glaring loopholes.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE US</i><p>Less than two weeks after a convicted wife-beater walked into a church and killed 26 people with a gun he …

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While undoubtedly gun violence affects everyone in this country, the mass shooting at a Texas church earlier this month drew a lot of attention to …

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Two people accidentally shoot themselves at church while having discussion about gun safety

×<p>Tag History<p>Guns created by Walter Einenkel at 11/17/2017 09:12 AM<br>• Guns NRA created by Walter Einenkel at 11/17/2017 09:12 AM<br>• Guns NRA Tennessee …

Guns

How to Clear Corners in a Home-Defense Scenario

Clearing the area obscured by a corner requires planning and careful technique in a home-defense situation, whether you are working alone or with a …

Self Defense

Bipartisan deal on gun control unveiled

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of senators Thursday unveiled legislation to improve background-checks for gun sales, a narrow measure that attempts to address the recent spate of mass shootings.<p>The bill represents an incremental update to existing law but has the best chance of any effort to pass …

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When Asked To Name A “Responsible Company,” Americans Don’t Do So Hot

There is still a lot of room for companies to get the message about their mission across.<p>Americans have diverse views of what a socially responsible company or organization looks like.<p>Asked to name a responsible brand in a recent survey, many respondents said Toms, Whole Foods, Starbucks–all known …

Whole Foods

Classics: Detonics Combat Master Pistol

The concept of a small, concealable, 1911-style handgun for personal defense isn't new. The Detonics Combat Master was one of the early pioneer …

Smith & Wesson

NRA Spending Approached Half A Billion Dollars In 2016

It's by far the most the gun group has ever spent.<p>The National Rifle Association spent $419 million in 2016, increasing its 2015 total by over $100 million and dwarfing spending in previous presidential election years by far more, according to an audit published Thursday.<p>The document, first …

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Rifleman Q A: Properly Feeding a Llama

<i>Q: I purchased a Llama Extra in 1969 with markings indicating that it is chambered for “9mm/38.” I was told I could use .38 Spl., but just recently</i> …

Self Defense

Safety First: Basics of Pistol Shooting

There is something magical—even jaw-dropping—about watching a good pistol shooter put a bullet in the middle of the target at 25 yards, 50 yards or …

Self Defense

Over/Under Shotguns for Every Budget

My first dedicated competition firearm was a <b>Ruger</b> Red Label over/under. That was the gun with which I broke my first 25 and 50 straight clays …

Hunting

Four dead, ten injured in California school shooting

Image Credits:<p>A gunman’s rampage has claimed the lives of four people, during a school shooting in California.<p>The shooting began at a home in the …

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Fear Loading: Firearm Industry Supports Veterans

There’s no doubt the firearm industry and its enthusiasts are unparalleled when it comes to supporting veterans and the non-profit organizations …

Smith & Wesson

No action by Congress or ATF on the device used in Las Vegas shooting

It has been six weeks since Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock attached a device to his semi­automatic firearm that effectively turned his rifle into a battlefield machine gun and left 58 people dead and hundreds more injured in a matter of minutes.<p>Within days, House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) …

News (U.S.)

Revolving Door Of Wrong Solutions

I ran across a letter to the editor in the <i>Los Angeles Times</i> this past weekend that’s worth sharing. Responding to a column by Jonah Goldberg, the …

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Audit shows NRA spending surged $100 million amidst pro-Trump push in 2016

The logo of the National Rifle Association (Photo credit Dominick Reuter/AFP/Getty Images)<p>The National Rifle Association’s overall spending surged by …

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FACT CHECK: Did the California Senate Vote 28-8 to Exempt Itself from California Gun Laws?

CLAIM<p>The California Senate voted 28-8 in favor of exempting lawmakers from the state's gun control regulations.<p>RATING<p>FALSE<p>ORIGIN<p>In November 2017, a …

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I Shoot Like a Girl!

Not many girls my age are lucky enough to have a dad like mine, who had me shooting BB guns at tin cans when I was four years old. I have always been …

Guns

Holiday Gift Guide: 15 Great Accessories for Your Shop

Not looking forward to the holiday hassle of gift shopping? At a loss what to get the firearm enthusiast in your life? Well, look no further. We’ve …

Knives

First Look: SureFire G2Z-MV CombatLight

The new SureFire G2Z-MV CombatLight is built ruggedly by the company to withstand use in tactical applications.

Smith Wesson Announces $50 Rebate on Some Models

Smith & Wesson's Winter Promotion—effective Nov. 15 to Dec. 31, 2017—offers consumers a $50 rebate on qualifying purchases of any new M&P Bodyguard …

Smith & Wesson

Five Great Action Pistols Under $700

Fancy high-tech handguns garner a lot of attention. It’s not hard for someone who is unfamiliar with the action shooting games to watch a shooter …

Smith & Wesson

Court to decide if gunmaker is liable for Sandy Hook massacre

HARTFORD, Conn. — With both gun rights supporters and gun control advocates nationwide looking on, lawyers for Newtown families and gun maker …

Gun Control

Gun Barrel Manufacturing: Modern Methods

In a previous article, <b>we discussed barrel-manufacturing methods from the early years of firearms technology</b>. Today's article will cover the modern …

Steel

How can we keep the list of mass shooting victims from growing?

Regarding the Nov. 12 editorial “The list grows again”:<p>I read each and every name on the list. From churches to nightclubs, from concerts to elementary schools, from colleges to movie theaters, the list provided testimony to the profound loss of children, the elderly, students, church attendees and …

Opinion

'Jelly' Bryce: FBI Gunfighter

<i>Jelly Bryce was a sharp dresser. Unfortunately, safety wasn’t quite as fashionable as indicated by the finger on the trigger.</i><p>He was a …

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