Awkward: Justice Sotomayor’s Bodyguard Shoots Would-Be Carjacker Outside Her DC Residence

In writing his dissent to the Supreme Court’s McDonald decision, Justice Steven Breyer opined that “…the Framers did not write the Second Amendment in order to protect a private right of armed self-defense. There has been, and is, no consensus that the right is, or was, ‘fundamental.’ No broader constitutional interest or principle supports legal […]

SCOTUS’s 2023 Term Was a Triumph for Reining in Executive Branch Overreach

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By Shelby Baird Smith The U.S. Supreme Court’s 2023 Term has been a triumph for reining in executive overreach. It is no secret that the Biden administration has used its executive agencies—and for our industry Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in particular—to circumvent the will of Congress to enact its radical antigun […]

NOPD Creates French Quarter Gun-Free Zone by Designating a Police Station a School

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After New Orleans officials were unsuccessful in their attempts to get state lawmakers to designate vast swathes of their city’s popular tourist areas as gun-free zones before Louisiana’s new permitless carry law went live July 4, they came up with their own solution, which is probably unconstitutional, definitely whacky, and certain to be contested in […]

Smith & Wesson Adds New M&P Carry Comp Pistols

Smith & Wesson M&P Carry Comp Series

Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc., a leader in firearm manufacturing and design, announces today the release of the Performance Center M&P9 Carry Comp Series pistols. Whether you’re looking for a new everyday carry, home defense, or training pistol, this new series has you covered. Built across full-size, compact, and micro-compact frames, Carry Comp Series pistols are […]

It Looks Like the Battle Over Vista’s Ammunition Businesses is Over

It took a $100 million bump in the sales price, but it appears Czechoslovak Group (CSG) has finally gotten the final endorsement of Vista Outdoor Board of Directors to proceed with the acquisition of Vista’s Kinetic Group. The final price for the ammunition division (The Kinetic Group) of Vista works out to $21/per share -in […]

American Rounds is Automating Ammunition Sales While Making it More Secure

One popular misconception pushed by anti-gun groups is that it’s easy to buy a gun in the United States. They make it sound as if it’s as simple as drive-through fast food. That’s patently untrue, of course, but its’ a vivid mental image they work hard to drive home. When you’re pushing emotion, not facts, […]