Senator Kathleen Passidomo is the GOP Face of Gun Control in Florida

Once again, Florida Senate President Kathleen Passidomo has made it crystal clear that only she gets to decide which civil rights are allowed to be exercised in Florida. And the Second Amendment isn’t one of them. The Naples Republican is singlehandedly blocking legislation that would restore our right to open carry — a key component […]

New Company, New Pistol: Rost Martin Launches the RM1C 9mm at SHOT Show

Rost Martin RM1C 9mm pistol

Walking through the downstairs food court at SHOT Show, my Korean chicken bowl and I did something of a double take at the large, impressive Rost Martin booth. I stood there for a hot second staring at it, racking my brain for any recognition of the brand. It’s possible that an established, successful firearm company […]

OSD Verdict: 2024 Proved the SHOT Show is Very Much Alive and Well

  The first SHOT after COVID was in 2022, and at the time there was a real question about whether trade shows were dead. That’s no longer an open question — the show was vibrant this year. Huge and tiring, yes. And like at any show there are some crufty companies. But the level of innovation […]