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What's Your Veinte, Amigo?

New revelations about Mexican drug cartels' operations raise some questions.

Support Grows for Veterans' Heritage Firearms Act

Legislation to protect veterans with war-relic firearms gains traction in Congress.

Wisconsin Right-to Carry Moves Forward

When reporting the results of the 2010 mid-term elections in November, a Weekly Slug headline posed the open-ended question, "2011: Will it be Wisconsin's Year?"

As Gun Ownership Grows, Crime Drops

Data released by the FBI last week indicates a significant decrease in violent crime in U.S. urban areas, and pro-Second Amendment organizations were quick to point out the relationship between the rise in personal firearm ownership and the drop in gun-related violence.

Illinois Gun Owner Identities Protected

Gun-owner identities would remain shielded from public disclosure under legislation overwhelmingly approved by the Illinois state Senate and House, and the governor has signaled he will support the measure.

California Bill Threatens Iconic Gun

A bill mandating all airguns sold in California to look like toys passes the state Senate.

NRA Files Suit Against Unconstitutional Ban on Carrying Firearms for Self-Defense in Illinois

Lawsuit challenges the constitutionality of Illinois' total ban on firearm carry for self-defense outside the home.

Wait 'til Next Year, Illinois

Illinois House Bill 148 fails to win the required super-majority, to the disappointment of gun owners in the state.

Grand Canyon State Gets an Official Six-Shooter

Arizona became the second state to officially proclaim a state firearm this year, as Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation on April 28 naming the Colt Single Action Army revolver as the state gun.

The Evolution of Sheep

While the simple act of watching your local evening news should be enough to confirm our world is far from a safe place, I repeatedly find myself perplexed at how most people respond with ambivalence, denial, indifference and even ridicule.

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