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Gun crime cut in half, media and public unaware

New research points out that violent gun crime, including murder, has dropped drastically since the 90’s. A Pew Research Center analysis of government data shows that non-fatal and fatal incidences of gun violence have dropped by more than half. Compared with 1993, the peak of U.S. gun homicides, the firearm homicide rate was 49% lower in 2010, and there were fewer ...

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Is Wal-Mart ending AR-15 and Defense Shotgun Sales?

The quick answer appears to be a loud and clear “yes.” Reports echoed from all reaches of the gun news world that  Wal-Mart would be receiving no more AR-15s or so-called self-defense shotguns. Walmart has made the decision to sell out their remaining inventory of the discontinued firearms at closeout prices, and we’ve seen claims on the Internet of some ...

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Why a revolver could have saved them…

The stories are numerous. People who intended to defend themselves found their firearm’s reliability lacking at precisely the moment they needed it – a revolver might have saved them. The argument against wheel-guns (revolvers) is two-fold and wrong – on both counts. First, many question the ammo capacity of revolvers. Revolvers tend to hold between 5 and 6 rounds with a few high-end ...

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Springfield announces 2015 Duel 3 $130k giveaway!

Springfield is getting ready to launch the next iteration of its legendary gun giveaway. Do NOT miss out!   GENESEO, IL. (08/17/15) – One of the shooting industry’s largest gun and gear giveaways of its kind is set to launch soon. The Springfield Armory® DUEL 3 promotion is back, which means participants will soon be able to submit for daily ...

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President using executive action to facilitate largest gun grab in U.S. history


Gun news outlets have covered the basics on the Social Security Administration’s push to affect as many as four million Americans’ right to own firearms, what has not been stressed, is what’s coming next. Social Security leadership seems to be operating based on an executive memo from President Obama from 2013 that was supposedly to improve records-sharing between federal agencies and ...

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How to Choose A Rifle Scope

How to choose a rifle scope

Choosing the right scope for your rifle, shotgun or handgun is a straightforward process. Watch along as Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA, presents the components of a scope and how to select the right one for your application.

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