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.

Georgia On My Mind
Mark Walters — February 1, 2006

The Ordinary Guy has been defenseless (legally speaking) for over two months now, since my recent move from Tampa, Florida, to Georgia, and as Jackie Gleason might have once said, “How depressing it is.” In the last issue, I touched on the fact that reciprocity from one state to another…

The 2nd Amendment: As Defined By Each Individual State
Mark Walters — January 1, 2006

I am writing this column from a computer in a home office in Woodstock, Georgia. No, it’s not my computer (I’m too stupid to remember to bring my laptop), but it belongs to my brother-in-law, Tracy Dorin. Regular readers of The Ordinary Guy have probably figured out that I currently…

Ordinary Observations
Mark Walters — November 1, 2005

Hurricane Katrina What else needs to be said? How many times do we need to see in our own lifetimes, with our own eyes, that a firearm is absolutely necessary for personal protection in the event of any type of major disaster? How many times do we need to witness…

Columbus Schmumbus
Columbus Schmumbus
Mark Walters — October 1, 2005

Hang in there with me again in this issue as the “it’s for the children,” do-gooders are just making it too easy for me. Having said that, I am going to need your assistance with this month’s column, as it requires some audience participation. The recent decision by the Columbus,…

The “Gunshine” State Rules Again And Everyone Will Benefit
Mark Walters — August 1, 2005

I’m not sure about you, but I personally can’t take it anymore, so it’s time for a little rant and rave. If it’s okay with you, I’m going to stomp my feet and pound my glass on the table. I’m talking about the rhetoric from the anti-freedom, gun-grabbing idiots, their…

How “Safe” Is Your Home?
Mark Walters — July 1, 2005

It was raining like crazy, lightning was glowing eerily through the treetops and thunder was rocking the neighborhood. I pulled into my driveway, pressed the garage door opener and rushed into the house to escape the rain. Upon entering my kitchen through the garage, my stomach dropped. My house…