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Today
At around 4:50am on 4/20/14 a resident of Houston, TX and his wife awoke to the sounds of someone breaking into their home. The man did what many Texans would do in such a situation, he armed himself (Texas represents the state with the most defensive gun uses we’ve been [...]
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Source: Guns Save Lives
Military Arms Channel had a range day with SRM-1216. This semi-auto shotgun utilizes rotating magazine.MAC also looked at 9mm Tavor and Remington 870 Bullpup conversion kit.[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAWiDrJGaBQ] From: Military Arms Channel [...]
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Source: Gun News Blog
Charging someone involved in a crime with murder if one of their accomplices is killed is a great law in my opinion. Unfortunately, I think it needs to be passed in more states and become more publicized in order to act as a proper deterrent to group crime. In this [...]
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Source: Guns Save Lives
They may not be active law enforcement officers anymore, but they're not ready to turn in their weapons just yet. [...]
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Source: Topix
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Teaching you how to T-Zone hard. This is the digitally remastered version on Laserdisc: [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFwHom3Z-xk&w=640&h=360] The OG version probably pulled from a Betamax or 8mm: [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOWHSOpO210&w=640&h=480] I love Carnik Con.  One of the greatest contributions ever to the gun community. According to my girlfriend (whose leaving me tomorrow for a month to go to [...]
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Source: Everyday No Days Off - Gun Blog
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Before sending your dumb kid over to play: [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hIO7h5HPgc&w=640&h=360] Fair enough,  I like the safety angle this has.  If I didn’t know the Brady Campaign’s prior shenanigans I wouldn’t even give this commercial a side eye. What do we do after we ask about the unlocked gun though?  Do we throw a [...]
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Source: Everyday No Days Off - Gun Blog
Chalk-Warfare
Going to chalk battle with chalk guns: [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bm6izzQ8_I&w=640&h=360] Ban assault chalk.  Keep your finger off the chalk until you’re ready to shoot.  Keep your chalk pointed in a safe direction. Nice looking job the SoKrispyMedia guys did on this one. Thoughts? Chalk Warfare 3.0 originally appeared on Everyday No Days Off - Gun Blog [...]
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Source: Everyday No Days Off - Gun Blog
When Joy Ferkel throws a tea party, she goes all out. She serves warm pots of tea, plates of sweet muffins and dainty dishes of chocolates. [...]
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Source: Topix
The resident told them he didn’t want trouble, and both drivers briefly left but then returned and drove toward his car. One, Edwin Franqui, rammed the Newbury Street man’s car head-on, while the other, Leanardo Vasquez, pulled alongside the man and aimed a gun at him, according to police. The [...]
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Source: Gun Watch
Tiffany Piper
Tiffany Piper – The reigning junior NRA Bianchi Cup champion, Tiffany is a bright star in the future of the shooting sports. She will be meeting fans and signing autographs from 2-3 p.m. on Friday, 11 a.m.-noon on Saturday and 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Sunday. Leupold Tactical Optics BEAVERTON, Ore. --(Ammoland.com)- Leupold pro [...]
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Source: AmmoLand
AgitProp v2 Justin Streck
By Justin S. Submit your [Zhivago] doctored image to guntruth@me.com with the word DA! (all caps) in the subject field. The winner gets a brick (500 rounds) of Thunderbolt .22LR. [...]
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Source: Truth about guns
Kahr PM9 In A Bright and Sexy Robin Eggshell Blue Polymer Frame
Kahr PM9 In A Bright and Sexy Robin Eggshell Blue Polymer Frame, (sic) Kahr Arms Pomona, NY – -(Ammoland.com)- One of the trends we are seeing in firearms right now is customization. Kahr Firearms Group has partnered with Cabela’s, the World’s Foremost Outfitter, and is offering exciting new custom designs for two of their [...]
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Source: AmmoLand
Kim Rhode
World Renowned Competitive Shooter, Kim Rhode, to Appear at 2014 NRA Convention with Winchester Ammunition Winchester Ammunition East Alton, IL – -(Ammoland.com)- Five-time Olympic medalist, Kim Rhode, will appear in the Winchester Ammunition booth #5245 at the NRA Convention, Friday, April 25 2014 from 9:00AMET to 11:00AMET. Rhode has used Winchester ammunition for [...]
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Source: AmmoLand
Earlier
UK gallery of guns! (courtesy mirror.co.uk)
“A deadly arsenal of weapons described as one of Britain’s biggest ever gun hauls has been seized from a suspected gang hideout,” mirror.co.uk reports. “Assault rifles, sawn off shotguns, an Uzi and a Thompson machine gun were discovered on a raid by Scotland Yard’s anti-gang squad.” So much for a [...]
Sun, Apr 20, 2014
Source: Truth about guns
Government officials and gun enthusiasts urged people Saturday to vote in November's election to help end the NY SAFE Act. [...]
Sun, Apr 20, 2014
Source: Topix
Dan Bilzerian (courtesy YouTube)
If you want to see the whole YouTube video wherein poker player Dan Bilzerian surrounds FPSRussia with more reasonably attractive scantily-clad women than you’ll find at the AVN awards, click here. I didn’t post the video because TTAG’s sworn off of non-gun porn and watching FPS’s extended Monster truck shark [...]
Sun, Apr 20, 2014
Source: Truth about guns
Many of you were intrigued by Jeremy’s recent review of the NAA .22LR mini revolver and wondered how effective it would be in a self-defense situation. Well, ask and ye shall receive. ShootingTheBull410 had previously tested North American Arms’ slightly larger Black Widow .22 Magnum mini with Scorpion rifle ammo [...]
Sun, Apr 20, 2014
Source: Truth about guns
Rally: About a month after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown, Conn., people rallied for gun control in Washington, D.C. Getty Images It was last April -- mere months after the senseless slaughter of 20 children at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. [...]
Sun, Apr 20, 2014
Source: Topix
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The great Phil White let me know a couple of weeks back that a fantastic custom AR15 maker was eager to send me a test rifle so that I could experience first hand what their company is all about. Since I started writing for TFB, I have reviewed four AR [...]
Sun, Apr 20, 2014
Source: The Fire Arm Blog
Andy Lightbody
By Andy Lightbody; AmmoLand Auto Editor Toyota RAV4: The RAV4 AWD vehicles have a narrow track (wheel-to-wheel) that actually works to its advantage when traveling dirt roads and trails. With 6.3 inches of ground clearance, the narrow track enables off-roaders to “high side” the top of deep ruts and keep on [...]
Sun, Apr 20, 2014
Source: AmmoLand
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  TTAG previously reported that Facebook removed the Everytown for Gun Safety main page. I spoke with the page’s administrator, a 27-year-old NRA instructor and he called the NRA in regards to his page. The NRA legal team sought him out and advised him to take the page down. Now One [...]
Sun, Apr 20, 2014
Source: Truth about guns
In an interview airing Sunday on This Week , retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens revealed that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sought his advice on when she should retire from the Court, an issue that has been the consistent subject of speculation. [...]
Sun, Apr 20, 2014
Source: Topix
Association of College Unions International
Association of College Unions International Colville, WA --(Ammoland.com)-  The Association of College Unions International (ACUI) has announced a pivotal industry partnership with USA Youth Education in Shooting Sports (USAYESSS) to build the ranks for competitors for the Clay Target Collegiate Shotgun Bowl Series starting with the upcoming 2014–15 shooting year. USAYESS was a sponsor [...]
Sun, Apr 20, 2014
Source: AmmoLand
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Denizens of flyover country are often puzzled by the choices and behavior of their coastal betters.  New Yorkers, more specifically residents of New York City, are a case in point.  They elected as mayor Michael Bloomberg, ostensibly a Republican, whose deranged fixations with the personal habits of citizens, including their [...]
Sun, Apr 20, 2014
Source: Bearing Arms
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DHGySOLCbk?rel=0&w=560&h=315] Considering the amount of sugar being distributed by the Easter Bunny today in various forms, a video featuring a giant gummi bear seemed somewhat appropriate. [...]
Sun, Apr 20, 2014
Source: Bearing Arms
Once, a powerful nation raised this date — not this day – to a national holiday, celebrating the birth of its cruel dictator, and vowing millennial endurance. That nation is long gone; its treasured symbols have transited through a period in which they were objects of hate, deodands of a sort, to a [...]
Sun, Apr 20, 2014
Source: Weapons Man
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Bearing Arms reader Bryan, who created the Bloomberg Reacts Downfall parody and the Everytown.Org Facebook page (one of the many “Everytown”-variant pages) has had his page taken down, and received this email from Facebook. Tyranny hates mockery. [...]
Sun, Apr 20, 2014
Source: Bearing Arms
SKD Tac is having 10% off on qualified items until end of 4/20/2014.*Excludes Oakley, Multitasker, Smith Optics & Geiselle products.From: SKD Tac [...]
Sun, Apr 20, 2014
Source: Gun News Blog
Hank Strange takes a look at VEPR 12 Gauge shotgun[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jcz1u3f_m2s] From: Hank Strange [...]
Sun, Apr 20, 2014
Source: Gun News Blog
UPDATE 1:45pm 4/20/14: According to Gun Rights Across America founder Eric Reed, the Facebook page was pulled due to possible legal reasons. As we’ve previously mentioned, GRAA is a legit, volunteer based, grassroots organization, and Everytown is backed by multi-billionaire Michael Bloomberg. I think we know how that legal battle [...]
Sun, Apr 20, 2014
Source: Guns Save Lives