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Suppressor mounted on the end of a rifle barrel

Gear, Parts and Accessories

Video: NSSF Hosts Media for Suppressor Demonstration

Perhaps not on the forefront of some gun owners’ minds these days, but the fight for the Second Amendment is a daily struggle. The challenge is not to convince gun owners—at least in most situations. Instead, the challenge is to educate the non gun owner. Recently, the NSSF hosted an event to introduce the non-shooting media to suppressors.

Remington 870 black pump-action shotgun laying on some wood logs

Safety and Training

5 Home-Defense Shotgun Tips and Accessories

For those considering a shotgun, there is no shortage of arguments in your favor. Since its invention, the shotgun has served a defensive and offensive role in law enforcement, military duty, personal defense, and hunting. It is truly a multipurpose weapon. In the hands of a seasoned shotgunner, it offers a level of precision whether breaking clays or on the tactical shotgun course. However, in the home it can be the difference between life and death.

Concealed Carry

You Make the Call: Gun-Phobic Professor Quits Over Campus Carry

One associate professor at the University of Kansas has resigned because he feels the policy of allowing students to carry a concealed firearm will harm higher education. “If you start putting more students with guns in the mix, it’s not going to improve public safety, and I can guarantee you it will degrade public education,” said Dorman. However, our author has few things to say as well, but we want you to read the story and join the debate.

Selling your guns like this at a local gun show is common.

General

Is the Washington Post Spreading ISIS Propaganda About Guns?

The Washington Post recently reported on ISIS terrorist propaganda directing how to obtain firearms in the U.S. Reporting is fine, when you are dealing with facts. However, in this case, the Washington Post did not even come close. Read the full story and come to your own conclusion.

2-17 NRA Leadership Forum

General

What Has Trump Done for Gun Owners in the First 100 Days?

President Trump offered encouragement at the 2017 NRA-ILA Leadership Conference with his promise, “You have a true friend and champion in the White House. No longer will federal agencies be coming after law-abiding gun owners. No longer will the government be trying to undermine your rights and your freedoms as Americans. Instead, we will work with you, by your side.”

Man lifting his shirt to show a concealed handgun

General

Should Employers Require Employees to Get a Carry Permit?

For years, the anti gunners have railed against concealed weapon permits putting law-abiding self-defenders on the defensive (no pun intended). What would happen if we flipped the script and employers started requiring employees to get their permit? That would not force them to carry, but think of the environment? Everyone you work with would have passed a background check. How much safer would you feel working in an environment where all of your fellow employees was welcomed to be armed?

General

Day 1: Congress Introduces National Concealed Carry Reciprocity

On the first day of the 115th Congress, Representative Richard Hudson (R-NC) introduced national concealed carry reciprocity legislation. This is a far cry from an actual law, but the fact that it is making its debut so early in the legislative year is promising to millions of self-defense enthusiasts. Details include reciprocity for permit holders as well as protections for residents of states with Constitutional Carry laws. Read the full details here.

Benelli 828 O/U shotgun

Competitive Shooting

Sporting Clays: Getting Started

Sporting clays is quite possibly the ultimate shotgun sport, but also a discipline that a complete beginner can participate in and enjoy as much as the seasoned veteran. Although you can never master sporting clays, it is the pursuit and variation that come from one target to the next or one course to the next that keeps shotgunners hungry for more rounds that is never quite satiated.

General

Study Shows Criminals Buy Guns on the Street to Avoid Gun Shows and Internet Sales

Well, color me shocked! A bad actor with criminal intent that intentionally refuses to follow the law when buying a gun. If only there was a law against that… Most likely, this is only news to politicians and the gun control advocates. In truth, they already know and simply choose to ignore the fact that criminals are not running out in droves to “gun shows and the internet” as several prominent politicians, and gun control advocates claim.