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Week-In-Review News Roundup: December 8-14, 2019

Week-in-review news roundup: the latest firearm news, gun news and other insights from the previous week that you may have missed.

Welcome to Cheaper Than Dirt’s Week-In-Review News Roundup.

Here you’ll find some of the previous week’s top stories in the shooting industry, as well as our favorite reader comments and #RangeDayFriday photos.

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Latest Firearm News

The M&P Shield® EZ® Pistol Series Goes 9mm
Smith & Wesson Inc. announced that it has expanded its award-winning M&P Shield EZ pistol series to include the new M&P9 Shield EZ, chambered in the popular 9mm caliber.

GLOCK Announces GLOCK 44
GLOCK, Inc.announced the introduction of the new GLOCK 44, a new pistol chambered in 22 LR. The 10-shot pistol has a unique hybrid steel-polymer slide and mirrors the GLOCK 19 frame size.

SIG SAUER Introduces 300BLK FMJ Rifle Ammunition
SIG SAUER, Inc. has added 300BLK to its Elite Performance line of full metal jacket (FMJ) rifle ammunition for training.

Hornady A-Tip Match Bullets Awarded by Guns & Ammo
Hornady® has received the Guns & Ammo award for Innovation of the Year for its A-Tip™ Match bullets.

Berger Offers 6.5mm 144 Grain Long-Range Hybrid Target Bullets
Berger’s 6.5mm 144 Grain Long-Range Hybrid Target™ is the latest projectile offering in its highly anticipated Long-Range Hybrid Target (LRHT) product line.

Reader Comments of the Week

“I own 3 out of the 5. LCP, Sp101/.357 and the ec9s/sort of, I have the LC9sPro. Basically the same gun. Really like them all. Not a brand snob, but I have more Ruger’s in my safe than anything else. They are just good, affordable for the average guy and they always work. Actually have 2-10/22, 2 LC9sPro, Blackhawk/.357 SP101, LCP, P90/dc. All great tools. Thank you Ruger.”

– CRAIG, in response to The 5 Best Ruger Pistols for Concealed Carry

“I’m new to carrying so I am far from being an expert but I remember what my CCW instructor said. He remarked that if one is involved in an incident (in California) the police will confiscate the firearm and in all likelihood, it will never be returned. If it’s an especially nice gun, it will be “lost.” He suggested a comfortable, accurate, reliable, and commonly found handgun. He also suggested to have at least two handguns listed on the permit in case one is confiscated to avoid a lapse in ability to legally carry. (San Diego county allows a maximum of three on the permit)”

– RALPH, in response to Custom Carry Guns: Pros and Cons

“If eternal vigilance is the price of freedom, this robbery of 2A rights is the cost of passivity.”

– RIK, in response to A Look at Virginia’s Second Amendment Sanctuary Resolutions

#RangeDayFriday Photos of the Week

Here are some of our favorite fan photo submissions of the week. Find out how you could win a new gun by sharing your #rangedayfriday pics on our contest page.


Range Day Friday - Target
Credit: @stevegranlund (Instagram)


Range Day Friday - AR
Credit: @mypointofpew (Instagram)

That’s all for this week! Check back next Friday for another round of the latest firearm news, reader comments and #RangeDayFriday photos.

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