News & Current Events

Stay abreast of firearms-related news and events across the country and around the world with impassioned commentary from some of the industry’s most noted voices, including Armed American Radio Host Mark Walters.

Caught Without His Gun, Jogger Chokes Mountain Lion to Death
Caught Without His Gun, Jogger Chokes Mountain Lion to Death
Kevin Michalowski — February 21, 2019

Don’t judge me for reading USA Today. When you see a headline that implies some guy choked out a mountain lion, you stop and read the story.

SHOT Show 2019 Roundup
SHOT Show 2019 Roundup
Kat Ainsworth — February 20, 2019

If there is one thing we can agree on — aside from the liberal use of hand sanitizer — it’s the impossibility of seeing everything on the SHOT show floor.

Eye on the Target Radio: The Little Show That Could
Eye on the Target Radio: The Little Show That Could
Beth Alcazar — February 19, 2019

My friends Amanda Suffecool and Rob Campbell make up the talented brother and sister team that hosts Eye on the Target Radio (supported by REALIZE Firearms Awareness Coalition).

Texas Gun Laws: What You Need to Know
Texas Gun Laws: What You Need to Know
USCCA — February 18, 2019

As a responsibly armed American, you already know how challenging it can be to stay up to date on Texas gun laws. Texas gun owners, you’re in luck. We’ve gathered some of the most frequently asked Texas firearms questions.

Feeling Broken: Are We Losing?
Feeling Broken: Are We Losing?
Rick Sapp — February 15, 2019

It’s a terrible shame because I’m just back from SHOT Show, the biggest gun show in the world, and attendance was whopping. But beneath the frenetic bubble of glad-handing and back-slapping, and out of reach of clever new products, I sensed unease. I don’t know if it was just me or an accurate read…

Where Do You Get Your Gun News?
Where Do You Get Your Gun News?
Kevin Michalowski — February 14, 2019

It is becoming pretty popular (and pretty easy) these days to bash the media, especially when it comes to the coverage of guns. The mainstream outlets clearly just don’t get it. Not only do such outlets employ reporters with literally no understanding of firearms, but many of those reporters are…