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.

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…

Governor Passes Constitutional Carry in South Dakota
Governor Passes Constitutional Carry in South Dakota
Jason Braun — February 13, 2019

Gov. Kristi Noem (R) has signed her first bill into law, repealing the requirement for a permit to carry concealed weapons in the state of South Dakota.

Illinois Gun Laws: What You Need to Know
Illinois Gun Laws: What You Need to Know
USCCA — February 11, 2019

We've gathered some of the most frequently asked Illinois firearms questions. Read on for answers to some of the top questions regarding Illinois gun laws.

Armed Invaders or Unwanted Visitors?
Armed Invaders or Unwanted Visitors?
Beth Alcazar — February 5, 2019

Have you ever had an uninvited houseguest or an unexpected visitor? Maybe it was a neighbor who interrupted dinner preparations and chatted just a little bit too long. Perhaps it was an out-of-town family member who popped over to your place unannounced. Or maybe the visitor was a friend who…