Veterans Day, originally called Armistice Day, was a federal holiday meant to be as a remembrance of the soldiers who fought and died in the First World War. Americans celebrated the day on November 11th, this was meant to coincide with the surrender of the Germans which occurred on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month on 1918. In 1953, an Emporia, Kansas man named Alvin King, the owner of a shoe repair shop, had the idea to change Armistice Day to “All” Veteran’s Day.
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Glock’s design has proven its worth—regardless of whether you are a Glock fanboy or a hater. The changes to the design through the various generations are not overtly obvious to eye, which leads some to believe all Glocks are all the same; a one trick pony. Nothing could be further from the truth. Sure, the basic design has been proven, some would go so far as to say perfected.
Last week, the New York Times newspaper did something remarkable—the paper ran an editorial on its front page for the first time in nearly 100 years. This has the potential to be very good for gun owners,
After the Democrats failed in their “forced vote-a-thon” on universal background checks, no-fly no-buy policy,
Do you think Obama’s anti-gun administration will find a way to implement universal background checks? The Dems’ new term “terrorist loophole”
There was welcome news this week…We like reading headlines such as, “Ohio Eliminates Gun Free Zones” and “Open Carry Passes
Has the race for the Democratic presidential candidate come down to gun control? If so, Martin O’Malley might give Hillary Clinton
Steyr Arms announced last week that a second limited distribution of White AUG A3 M1 rifles have begun shipping to dealers
One step forward…and two steps back so it may seem. Sometimes it feels like gun owners are continually fighting
U.S. Rep. Matt Salmon, R-Ariz (AZ-05), has proposed legislation that would remove suppressors and silencers from National Firearms Act
Readers of the Shooter’s Log know better than most the media’s vilification of a symbol or a piece of history
There were both gun-rights victories and losses this past week. It’s no surprised that California’s gun restrictions are getting stricter
If you’re looking for an affordable name-brand all-round shooting ammo, Cheaper Than Dirt! stocks Hornady’s line of American Gunner ammunition,
Due to the current political climate, many major anti-gun political players are not only calling for, but also promising to
The FBI just released its 2014 Uniform Crime Reports “2014 Crime in the United States” summaries, and there are some notable statistics gun owners might find interesting: