California bill upping training requirements for permit advances

A measure stepping up the training requiring for those seeking concealed carry permits in the state passed out of a key Assembly committee this week. The proposal, AB 2103, would set a mandatory minimum of at least...

Safe Handgun Holstering: Tips, Techniques

Avoiding a negligent discharge (ND) while drawing and reholstering is a training issue, not a holster issue. Still, there are some who think that having a holster that covers the trigger guard of their pistol...

Maryland Bans Bump Stocks

Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican, approved a stack of pending legislation on Tuesday including several championed by gun control advocates. Hogan inked 207 bills into law at a Maryland State House ceremony in Annapolis. Among those...

With bump stock ban on the horizon, what now?

The Department of Justice’s recent ruling effectively banning bump stocks has left many in the gun industry pondering what bump stock maker Slide Fire will do now? In the face of an all-out ban on its products, Slide...

Full Conceal Now Shipping M3 Foldable Glock 19

With a footprint that compares to the typical iPhone when folded, Full Conceal’s M3 customized Glock optimized for concealed carry is now shipping to dealers. Exhibited at a number of trade shows this year, the $1,399 MSRP’d polymer-framed...

Citing Parkland as rallying cry, California Dems push 10 new gun control bills

“We are going to attack this problem from every single side we see possible,” said Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher when talking about a bevy of budding additions to California’s gun laws. The bills, some filed weeks...

Best Compact 9mm Handguns

When it comes to handguns, the 9mm is arguably the most popular and best suited caliber made. The 9mm compact is particularly popular due to its Goldilocks size that makes it perfect for both open carry...

Gun Review: Hunting rifle for women, Weatherby Mark V Camilla (VIDEO)

The tagline says it all: “Yes, I’m feminine, but I pack a big punch.”  Weatherby is not new to the women’s rifle market, having debuted the Camilla Vanguard two years ago.  But with the new...

Justice Department wants to boost ATF budget to shorten wait for NFA processing

As the Justice Department moves to regulate bump stocks like machine guns, it’s also proposing to shorten the wait time to transfer such items. For “combating violent crime,” the Justice Department proposed increasing the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,...

Judge upholds ‘assault weapon’ expansion

A reinterpretation of the Commonwealth’s gun laws by Massachusetts’ Attorney General Maura Healey has withstood the first round of a legal challenge. On Friday, U.S. District Court Judge William Young dismissed a lawsuit filed by four gun dealers...