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.

Why Ben Shapiro Wants You to Join the USCCA
Why Ben Shapiro Wants You to Join the USCCA
USCCA — January 11, 2019

“There’s a pretty good reason why they’re the fastest growing community of responsible gun owners in the country” – Ben Shapiro Ben Shapiro is a household name to many responsibly armed Americans — and with good reason. The razor-tongued political commentator, show host, writer and lawyer is…

Shoot Yourself … Go to Jail!
Shoot Yourself … Go to Jail!
Kevin Michalowski — January 7, 2019

This type of story makes me so angry, but I use it as a cautionary tale. Don’t be like the Arizona man who SHOT HIMSELF in the groin and is now facing criminal charges. He is charged with recklessly discharging a firearm in public because, as he walked through the…

Making It Legal Doesn’t Make It Safe
Making It Legal Doesn’t Make It Safe
Rick Sapp — January 4, 2019

The transgressions of our youth should probably remain in the past. (What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas and all that.) I’m thinking especially of recreational chemicals like marijuana and LSD that came “into vogue” in the ‘60s and ‘70s. Today, it seems there is a rush to legalize and…

Shoot Yourself … Face Charges
Shoot Yourself … Face Charges
Kevin Michalowski — January 4, 2019

While shopping in a local Walmart on Nov. 27, 2018, an Arizona man negligently shot himself in the groin. According to local news reports, the man was carrying his handgun in the waistband of his sweatpants when it began to fall. He told police that the gun went off when…

Time for an Update
Time for an Update
Rick Sapp — December 28, 2018

What’s it like, death? Biologically it is relatively easy to identify, but defining it is more difficult. It’s like asking, “What is art?” It might be easier to define technological death. Is the Model T dead? Its construction techniques and engine mechanics were stepping stones to today’s Jeep…

How It All Ends…
How It All Ends…
Rick Sapp — December 21, 2018

I’ve seen the future, and if you take a closer look, you may recoil in dismay and horror. The new faces of the anti-gun movement are exposing themselves: In New York, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who ran on pie-in-the-sky program promises, has no idea how to deliver. In Texas, the slick Beto…