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Report: Women Fastest-Growing Segment of Shooting Sports

More and more women are getting into the shooting sports and hunting, and this growing new segment is buying guns, taking classes and gearing up at a record-setting pace.

January 29, 2015

Winchester Rifle Found Where It Was Left—130 Years Ago

A Winchester Model 1873 found in Nevada's Great Basin National Park appears to have been left in the elements for well over a century.

January 27, 2015

Bloomberg Group Funds ‘Gun Reporting’ Workshop for Journalists

While we all want better, more concise and accurate reporting, the manner in which reporters are "educated" on firearms is suspect given the source.

January 16, 2015

Veteran Sues Cuomo for Confiscation of Permit, Guns

A U.S. Navy veteran is taking on the state of New York in a lawsuit aimed at challenging the S.A.F.E. Act amid medical privacy concerns.

January 5, 2015

Ohio: Major Gun-Rights Provision Signed into Law

The Buckeye State recently made some improvements in gun rights for OH residents with a spate of pro-freedom changes.

December 29, 2014

Appeals Court Rules Gun Ban for Committed Man Unconstitutional

Landmark ruling handed down on Dec. 18th.

December 19, 2014

With Arizona Recount, 2014 Midterms Are Finally Over

The GOP majority in Congress increased by one, as Representative-elect Martha McSally prevailed over her Democratic rival in a recount.

December 19, 2014

Anti-Gun Group Secures Required Signatures for Ballot Initiative

The price of freedom is eternal vigilance. Anti-gun groups in Nevada have submitted a bill similar to that passed in Washington state to restrict firearm transfers.

December 15, 2014

Dumb Criminals Pick Wrong Gun Shop To Rob

The most fitting expression here is "a cataclysmic failure in the victim selection process."

December 12, 2014

Texas Lawmaker Files ‘Pop-Tart Gun’ Bill

Proving that common sense isn't necessarily common, a recent spate of bills have been filed to ease "zero tolerance" restrictions on child's play.

December 9, 2014