A Mississippi DGU Proves (Again) the AR-15 is the Right Tool for Armed Self-Defense

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The Civilian Disarmament Industrial Complex loves to denigrate semi-auto rifles as useless for personal defense. They shriek that no one needs that kind of firepower or capacity. A recent defensive gun use in Mississippi, though, drives a stake through the heart of that argument. Let’s talk about what happened and then get to what this […]

Biden Talks Freedom and Democracy While Pledging to Crush Second Amendment Rights

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President Joe Biden’s re-election campaign is starting to stir from its slumber and, in a repeat of the 2020 election, they’ve got their sights set on eliminating Second Amendment rights. Quentin Fulks, the Biden 2024 Principal Deputy Campaign Manager, appeared on NBC News’ Meet The Press to lay out the Biden-Harris campaign’s top priorities and what they’ll […]

The New Magpul DAKA Double Pistol Case

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One of the best things about the SHOT Show is all great new products that come out in advance. Our email inbox bulges with the news. One of the bummers, though, is that a lot of them are announced in the first couple of weeks of January, too late to have made it onto our […]

Silencers For Beginnings: Basic Cleaning

Burning gunpowder is a dirty process. Just as soot and creosote build up inside your chimney, carbon fouling, residue, debris, copper, lead, and other gunk will build up over time inside your suppressor. Yes, even centerfire rifle suppressors will often accumulate buildup over time. Needless to say, these deposits inside your suppressor baffles will begin […]

Personal Defense: Do You Have the Skills Needed to Make the Shot?

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The past few years have seen dramatic increases in physical violence of every type. There’s also been an increase in attackers being stopped by regular people who carry a concealed firearm. Some of the shots they’ve made may seem miraculous…until you discover that they’ve practiced, sometimes in very similar scenarios to their actual defensive gun […]

VA Gun Rights Advocates Reject Proposal to Ban Guns in Restaurants and Bars

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The bill introduced by Virginia state Senator Saddam Salim, a Democrat, would ban people from bringing concealed handguns in any businesses with a license to sell and serve alcohol on the premises—even if they’re not themselves drinking. Doing so would be considered a Class 2 misdemeanor that could lead to a fine or even jail […]

A Note to Our Readers

Well, Shooting News Weekly has been up for six days now and we want to thank all of you out there who have checked us out so far and become regulars. We’ve done a lot of work to get this thing up and running and improve the site’s look and functionality in the last week […]