At a time when Total War demanded every measure of effort industrial, economic, and spiritual that a nation might muster, the United States attempted to produce a quality submachine gun that was both effective and inexpensive while remaining amenable to mass production. That gun served tank crews well into the 1990s. Guest blogger, Will Dabbs, MD writes about the Grease Gun.
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July 4th is a day we “oohh” and “ahh” over impressive firework displays and enjoy a charcoal grilled all-American burger with family and friends. It is also the most important date in American history. July 4th, also called Independence Day, is the day the colonists officially declared their independence from Great Britain, securing our freedom and liberty to this day. As gun owners, we understand how important these unalienable rights are. Without this day, 237 years ago and the relentlessness that the colonists fought during the Revolutionary War our liberty and freedoms would have been replaced with tyranny and severe firearms restrictions. On July 4, not only do we celebrate a free nation, but we also honor those 56 revolutionary men who secured our right to keep and bear arms.
The upcoming James D. Julia, Inc. auction is going to include some iconic and important flags from the American Civil War. Click to read the auction house’s press release and see what’s up for sale in this $17 million event.
A 2nd Amendment scholar asserts that what finally forced the colonials into a shooting war with the British Army in April 1775 were attempts by the British to disarm Americans. Click to see the facts.
How many hotdogs will Americans consume tomorrow? There are plenty of interesting facts about the founding of our great nation you might not know. Check out this list of 19 fun facts about the Declaration of Independence and the Fourth of July.
Flip-flopping—and not due to vacations in Hawaii—is nothing new to politicians. But this time, President Obama has overstepped his powers by issuing an executive order banning the re-importation of M1 Garand and M1 Carbine rifles from South Korea. The Collectible Firearms Protection Act has been introduced. This article explains why gun owners and 2A-supporters need to support this law.
Memorial Day, originally known as Decoration Day, has a murky origin at best, but marks the day we honor those who died while serving our country. Add the name of those you would like publicly remembered to our 2015 Honor Roll.
John Marlin started Marlin Firearms in 1870 and high quality Marlin firearms are still manufactured today. Read this post to learn about how their longevity.
Every year, Cheaper Than Dirt celebrates the Ruger 10/22 on October 22—10/22. This year the Shooter’s Log details a brief history of the Ruger 10/22 rifles, lists its current production models and explains why the Ruger 10/22 rimfire rifle is one of America’s most iconic rifles. Join us in celebrating the Ruger 10/22 .22 Long Rifle rimfire rifle.