No collection of military classics is complete without an SA M1A... I don't know about you, but every year when I'm asked to come up with a list of New Year's resolutions, I'm always stumped. The whole matter of my already being perfect in every way aside, there's just something about self-improvement that's far too much like work. That's why, this year, my resolution is to … [Read more...] about Gear Up With Springfield Armory’s New M1A Promotion
The Steyr Scout rifle is just about to celebrate its 21st birthday, given that it was first introduced back in 1998 at the Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show by Steyr and Col. Jeff Cooper (of Gunsite fame). Steyr has always been wise enough to leave perfection alone, which is why one of the world's most highly engineered scout rifles has remained largely unchanged … [Read more...] about Steyr’s Famous Scout Rifle Now In 6.5 Creedmoor
The bad news for Dick's just keeps coming. Earlier this year, the retail giant decided to give its business a bris by actually destroying their inventory of AR-15s, hiring gun-control lobbyists, and forbidding all firearms sales (including long guns) to adults under 21. To the surprise of nobody (even, apparently, Dick's head), this led to a country-wide boycott by Second … [Read more...] about Dick’s Might Have to Pull Out (of Field & Stream)
Last week, when we were talking about my "can't-miss" plan to stop mass shootings, the discussion centered (somewhat snarkily) on what the media and we, the reading public, could do to deter would-be shooters. That "modest proposal" had one fatal flaw, however: It would have required the cooperation of the media, and therefore wouldn't be possible in today's climate. Instead, … [Read more...] about Why Does the Media Blame Law-Abiding Citizens For Gun Crime?
It's simple, it costs nothing, and it'll work better than what we're doing now. Hear me out... What's always struck me the hardest after each headline-grabbing mass shooting is that murder of this type really seems to be the only kind of crime in which the public's reaction is to blame all of the people who didn't do it. I used to think that it was just human nature--we all … [Read more...] about My Can’t-Fail Plan to End Mass Shootings Forever