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.


Popular culture: Gotta love it, gotta hate it. I have Ellie Goulding and One Republic in my music library alongside… Read More >

Gas Station Assault

No matter how much I insist that I will steer clear of popular but time-consuming social media sites such as… Read More >

Questionable Choices

Regular readers know that I often use defensive gun incidents involving civilians as teachable moments, helping all of us who… Read More >

Shoplifting Our Rights

The UN World Population Prospects says 7,452 people die every day in the U.S. — one every 12 seconds. This… Read More >

Coming to Your Town

The U.S. is having difficulty recruiting. Police departments are hiring and training, but they are not inundated with qualified applicants. Read More >

Sticker Shock: Bumper Sticker Calamities

I recently attended the 33rd annual Gun Rights Policy Conference and was sitting next to my friend, Greg Hopkins, who… Read More >

Lessons From the Kavanaugh Hearings

Gun owners, especially those of us who carry firearms for self-defense, can take some comfort in the confirmation of a… Read More >

Supermarket Sweep

Until recently, my family shopped for groceries at an Albertsons Market about a mile from the house. In New Mexico,… Read More >

Who Gets to Define ‘Crazy?’

Is there anyone reading this who wants crazy people to have firearms? Anyone? Of course not. No one wants a… Read More >

Could You Shoot a Child in Self-Defense?

In the Medieval era, the sack and ruin of cities was often accompanied by the wholesale murder of men, women… Read More >

Tidbits From “the Front”

I often (too often, in my view) hear comments from gun owners who seem to have fallen for the idea… Read More >

Last Man Standing

Ten years ago I wrote a book about paintball. The “sport” (if you can call it a sport) was growing,… Read More >

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