The right to self-defense knows no color, race, or creed. The frustration and civil unrest that crystallized around the death of George Floyd can be expressed in one phrase: Black Lives Matter. But when you hear the phrase "Black Guns Matter," you should know that it doesn't refer to the AR-15 or any of the variants that we call "black rifles." In fact, "Black Guns Matter" is … [Read more...] about Black Guns Matter: Firearms Training for Black Americans, by Black Americans
Would you rather take a chance in a tiger cage, or within muzzling distance of one of Joe Exotic's human harem? For the last few weeks, Quarantine America has been held captive by two things: stay-at-home orders, and the Tiger King. The Netflix TV show has everything, from allegations of murder, to arson, to murder-for-hire, so it's pretty obvious why we're so captivated. But … [Read more...] about 4 Things “Tiger King” Taught America About Guns
Will you be ready when you hear something go "bump" in the night? All right, so you like to shoot. You’ve got a gun. And you keep it somewhere in your house because someday you may need to defend your loved ones when something goes “bump” in the night. But do you truly know what you’re doing? We all know owning a gun is a tremendous responsibility and one mistake can … [Read more...] about What’s a Home-Defense Gun Without a Home-Defense Plan?
A few months ago, we talked about translating "gun reviewese" to English. Time to add a few more to the lexicon... As I mentioned in the last "gun writers vs. English" post, the world of hook n' bullet journalism is populated with odd little catchphrases that you'll see popping up from time to time...and many of them could use a translation into plain English. As a gun writer … [Read more...] about How to Translate “Gun Reviewese” to English, Part Duh