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These Firearms Manufacturers Represent The Top Competition For The Army’s New Handgun

These likely contenders could create some fierce competition for the Army’s XM17 Modular Handgun System. Earlier this month, the Army updated its notice for the Modular Handgun System that is slated to find a replacement for the M9 pistol currently in service. The official request for proposals now dubs the prototype weapon the XM17, and […]

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No, the Supreme Court’s Marriage Ruling Doesn’t Mean All States Must Recognize Each Others’ Gun Carry Permits

The logic may lean that way, but we can’t be sure the Court values the Second Amendment’s application that strongly. Brian Doherty – Some gotcha logic at the expense of gay marriage fans who are presumed to not be Second Amendment lovers is circulating around the gun-rights Internet, claiming that the Supreme Court’s decision […]

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With 39 killed in Tunisia attack, the top three mass public shootings, 9 of the worst 13, are outside the United States

After the Charleston massacre, President Obama made this comment: “the unique mayhem that gun violence afflicts upon this nation.” The three worst public mass shootings and nine of the worst 13 public mass shootings occurred outside the US. Of these cases, nine occurred in developed or “advanced” countries. The worst public mass shooting are as […]

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The FBI is Going 9mm: Here Comes the Science

After the Miami Shootout in 1986, the FBI invented modern ammunition testing and led the law-enforcement movement to .40 caliber. The FBI is very conservative, and has one of the best ballistics labs in the world. With the amazing 21st-century advances in ammunition technology, many people have advocated a move back to 9mm. Recently, the […]

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Gun-mounted flashlights spark concerns in wake of accidental Denver police shootings

Denver’s police chief said Thursday he has ordered extra training and a review of department policies after the second accidental shooting by an officer this month and the fifth in a little over a year. Police are still investigating the latest shooting Sunday night, but at least two of the accidental shootings have been blamed […]

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Guns Don’t Kill People, Democrats Kill People

Headlines that blame a “gun culture” for the high rate of firearm- related homicides in the United States are not too difficult to locate (e.g., here, here, and here). The need to eliminate this “gun culture” is then used as justification for restriction of 2nd Amendment rights. What goes unmentioned about the so-called “gun culture” […]

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