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Gun Control: Good or Bad?

October 20, 2018 Carmen Amedori 1

by Carmen Amedori In the words of John R. Lott, Jr., “More Guns, Less Crime.” I first meet Mr. Lott in 2000 when he came to testify against the Glendenning “smart gun” legislation. I presented […]

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Setting Up a Carbine for Self-Defense

September 29, 2018 Dan Stevens 8

by Contributing Author Rifles, specifically carbines, are excellent choices for a defensive long gun, especially when chambering an intermediate cartridge. Their combination of desirable characteristics such as light weight, compact size, mild recoil and superior […]

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Overview of the Ruger LC9

August 15, 2018 Charles 1

photo above [CC BY-SA 3.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons by Charles Sturm, Ruger and Co. is popularly known for producing American-made quality, typically overbuilt guns at modest prices. One thing they were not known for […]

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Comparison: Glock 17 vs. Smith & Wesson M&P9

August 4, 2018 Chad 1

by Chad For the longest time, there was only one dominant striker-fired polymer pistol. I am speaking of course about the legendary, ubiquitous Glock.  So ubiquitous its name is slang for “handgun.” You don’t attain […]

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The AK Family of Rifles: A Primer

June 13, 2018 Chad 3

by Chad In the U.S., the AK family of rifles has enjoyed considerable, if controversial, popularity among civilians and American enthusiasm for it is today higher than ever. The AK-47 and its variants are the […]

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The Great Debate – Revolver vs Semi

May 26, 2018 Chad 6

by Chad If there was ever a topic on guns in our modern age that has been covered extensively, it is this one. A dead horse beaten beyond recognition, a broken record played ad nauseum, […]

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The Best Calibers for Survival

April 19, 2018 Dan Stevens 16

by John If you do anything with a firearm, you probably have the “perfect” ammunition for that purpose.  It may be unsuitable for some or even all other purposes, but as long as you have […]

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Top 5 Best Pistols for SHTF

June 29, 2017 Dan Stevens 2

by Eric Ahhh, guns, my favorite subject. What are the top 5 pistols, or should we say handguns, for a SHTF event? Well, that would depend on a few factors. One would be the users […]

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Top 5 Best SIG Sauer Pistols

June 22, 2017 Nicholas 16

With the news that the United States military will officially adopt the SIG Sauer P320 pistol to replace the Beretta M9 that has served since the 1980s, it would seem like an appropriate time to […]

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Walther PPQ vs. HK VP9

May 20, 2017 Nicholas 3

by Nicholas It’s safe to say that the striker-fired pistol market today is dominated by Glock (as it has been for sometime), and while there’s no denying that Glock made readily available quality guns, there […]