Breaking News—Shopify Bans the Sale of Firearms, Ammo and Accessories

On Friday, August 10, 2018, Shopify, an ecommerce and point-of-sale platform for merchants, sent an email to Cody Wilson, founder and director of 3D printing open source non-profit Defense Distributed, alerting him of the involuntary closure of his online store. Cody was given just five business days to export over two years’ worth of data […]

Should Civilians be Able to Own Military-Grade Weapons?

The legality of AR-15s and other rifles have been a hot topic lately. Many question why any civilian would need a firearm designed for military use. This topic has been argued by gun control advocates and gun supporters alike. But what was the original intent of the Second Amendment? Did the colonists of the American […]

Gun Rights vs Gun Control: Why Neither Can Stop Crime

Written by John Shellenberger In the wake of a mass shooting, opinions and statistics about gun rights and gun control are bountiful. Thanks to the internet, statistics, whether they are valid or not, are simply a short click away. What is harder to find are the legitimate, unbiased facts surrounding firearm use. While Republicans and Democrats […]

Are Guns Really a Problem?

After every mass shooting (when a shooter kills four or more people—excluding themselves, robberies, domestic violence, organized crime and gang violence)—especially after one involving children, America mourns, the tragedy is immediately politicized, and the media sensationalizes the shooter. For a few weeks, it’s all America can think or talk about. Inevitably, the mainstream media breaks […]

How to Create Second Amendment Allies

C.B. is settling in for the night. She tucks in her two girls—both elementary school age—turns off the TV, makes sure lunches are prepared and backpacks packed. As a school teacher and with her pilot husband away for work most nights, C.B. must be super organized and asleep early to have herself and her girls […]

What Caliber for Sharks? Concealed Carry in the Summer

As I write this, DFW airport just hit 100 degrees for the first time this year and it hasn’t even been officially summer yet for 24 hours—I feel we’re in for a real scorcher here in North Texas this year. Not that we aren’t used to it—it’s hot as blazes here—but that doesn’t mean we […]

Enter to Win a Real Avid Universal Cleaning Kit!

We want you to follow us and are shamelessly giving away a universal cleaning kit from Real Avid (plus some other goodies including a Bore Boss and Sightmark boresight kit) to two lucky winners in trade for your subscription to our blog. Once we reach 100 subscribers, we’ll pull two names out of the hat. […]

AMA Votes to Support Gun Control

Established in 1847, the American Medical Association (AMA) is the U.S.A.’s largest group of doctors with 243,000 members (2017.) The group was founded to promote medical standards in education, form a code of ethics for physicians and improve public health. Though it sounds like a public service all can benefit from, the group has always […]

Actions Speak Louder Than Words—Moms Yell. Pro-Gun Organizations Act

Who is really trying to keep guns away from the hands of children? It’s not the loud-mouthed gun-control groups that claim false victories. It’s really the pro-gun organizations putting their money where their mouths are and effectively preventing firearms from getting into the hands of prohibited users. June is National Safety Month and GLOCK is […]