Author Archive: Rich
Rich Mitchell is the President and CEO of RAM Arms inc a manufacturer of tactical and competition firearms. Rich also competes in several firearms events like Skeet, sporting clays, 3-gun and match rifle.
Champion pistol shooter Doug Koenig offers training advice to competitive shooters to improve their speed. Doug discusses how by pushing your limits in training you can increase your scores.
Gun accessory manufacturer Magpul has moved the manufacture of two of its most popular products to other states. After Colorado passed a law making any magazines over 15 rounds illegal, Magpul vowed to move some or all of its manufacturing out-of-state. Now, the accessory maker is living up to the promise. Magpul is now making [...]
After 20+ years using the Beretta M9, known as the 92FS in the civilian community, the Marine Corps is going back the the battle-proven stopping power and accuracy of the 1911 .45acp. The M9 has faced decades of criticism for its lack of stopping power, reliability issues and accuracy problems. Now, the Marines are fighting [...]
An article posted on NYTimes.com attempts to convince readers of the reasons that universal background checks should pass. Instead, it demonstrates what the NRA and gun rights activists have said all along – criminals don’t follow the law. Yesterday, The New York Times website posted an investigation into an internet firearms classifieds site in order [...]
A major argument against gun buybacks has been that they are too expensive. Arizona may have solved that problem in a most controversial way. The Arizona state Senate voted to prohibit the destruction of firearms gathered by cities and counties. Instead, municipalities will be required to sell the firearms to recoup buyback costs. The only [...]
NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation reports that a new survey shows 79 percent of the American public approve of hunting. This marks the highest level of support for hunting since 1995, according to data compiled by Responsive Management, an independent research firm. The nationwide scientific survey showed the public’s approval of hunting [...]
Olin Corporation, through its Winchester Division, is recalling one (1) lot of its 5.56mm M855 62 Grain PENE centerfire rifle ammunition. Symbol Number: ZGQ3308 Lot Number: WCC10M106-004 Through extensive evaluation Winchester has determined the above lot of 5.56mm M855 ammunition may contain incorrect propellant. Incorrect propellant in this ammunition may cause firearm damage, rendering the [...]
While the President and the rabid left continue to pursue a ban on semi-automatic firearms, manufacturers are fighting back by refusing to sell to government agencies that support the President’s plan. Illinois Gov. Rahm Emannuel tried to pressure Bank of America to stop doing business with firearms companies. Viewed as perfectly acceptable behavior by a [...]
Sen. Dianne Feinstein has been on a mission since the original Clinton gun ban failed to meet her expectations – the complete and total revocation of the second amendment rights for any and all private persons. Right after the Sandy Hook tragedy, she was able to pull out an all-encompassing piece of gun legislation that [...]
Sportsmen’s Economic Impact Report Shows Increase in Hunting and Fishing Participation, Expenditures
LAS VEGAS, Nev. — National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) and The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) released two new reports today documenting the importance of sportsmen’s activities in America. NSSF’s Hunting in America: An Economic Force for Conservation and CSF’s America’s Sporting Heritage, Fueling the American Economy reports provide detailed information about participation and expenditures by [...]