Otis Technology Partners With Distillery to Produce Hand Sanitizer

From Otis Technology: Otis Technology has partnered with Saint Lawrence Spirits to make, bottle and distribute hand sanitizer to first responders in desperate need during the COVID-19 pandemic.  In addition, Otis Technology began using its facilities – that normally manufacture firearms maintenance equipment for military, law enforcement and civilians – to immediately begin manufacturing personal …

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What I’m Carrying Now: A Smith & Wesson Model 19-4 and an IFAK

Courtesy Chris Whisler Chris Whisler writes . . . I recently switched from carrying a 9mm Colt LW 1911 Commander to a 4″ Smith & Wesson Model 19-4 .357 Magnum in a Galco Combat Master holster on a quality, heavy 1/2″ leather belt. The K-frame S&W carries surprisingly well in a quality, high ride holster. …

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Why Americans are Buying Guns: Cops are Getting Sick, Departments are Stretched Thin

By Jake Bleiberg and Corey Williams, Associated Press More than a fifth of Detroit’s police force is quarantined; two officers have died from coronavirus and at least 39 have tested positive, including the chief of police. For the 2,200-person department, that has meant officers working doubles and swapping between units to fill patrols. And everyone …

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Murphy Closed New Jersey’s Gun Stores Because of Hoplophobia, Not Public Health

(AP Photo/Allen G. Breed) By Theresa Inacker New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy recently used his personal dislike for the Second Amendment as justification for closing New Jersey gun shops during a national emergency. Governor Murphy unilaterally decided that gun shops and NICS background checks are not essential, but liquor stores and garden centers are. When …

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Why Americans are Buying Guns: Red Cross Worries About COVID19 Urban Violence

(AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu) Social unrest could erupt among the urban poor and marginalised in the West’s biggest cities as they lack sources of income amid the COVID-19 crisis, the head of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said on Friday. More than 80,000 people have tested positive for coronavirus …

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The Top 5 Guns to *NOT* Panic Buy (For Beginners) (Coronavirus 2020 Remix)

Yes, you guys probably already panic bought your guns, but James has advice for the Johnny-come-latelys to the gun game (and info for the next Chinese virus crisis). Background checks and gun buys were up 300% last week. There are brand new gun owners out there who panic buy firearms for the flugaloo without any …

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NRA, Second Amendment Foundation Sue California Governor over Gun Store Closures

The NRA, Second Amendment Foundation, California Gun Rights Coalition, and Firearms Policy Conference filed a suit Friday against California Governor Gavin Newsom (D), pointing to gun store closures to claim state and local policies and enforcement measures are violating Second and Fourteenth Amendment rights. The suit also names Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva, who …

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Texas AG: Counties Can't Restrict Gun Sales During Coronavirus Emergency

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) says local governments cannot act to shut down gun sales in their municipalities and counties during the coronavirus emergency. Paxton made this point in relation to questions from State Rep. Dustin Burrows (R), regarding the leeway local governments currently possess relating to the regulation of gun sales. He responded …

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Essential Gun Manufacturers Trying to Keep Up With COVID-19 Demand

There are two very distinct types of manufacturers in the gun world as America battles the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak: Firstly, there are the gun manufacturers who have been forced to shut down to varying degrees, some more serious than others. They’ll be battling production and shipping problems for months. Then, there are the essential gun …

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COVID-19: An Inside Look at the Past Week of One WI FFL

The shelves and cases at Brew City Shooters Supply are normally full of inventory. (Photo: Adam Campbell) A few weeks ago Brew City Shooters Supply’s shelves were fully stocked with firearms and ammo — just a trickle of customers coming through its doors. Then, COVID-19 landed stateside and like many FFLs across the country, the …

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Lawsuits Fly Over Gun Shop Closure Orders

Gun stores and Second Amendment groups have been fighting to stay open to allow Americans to exercise their right to keep and bear arms, despite restrictions brought about from stay-at-home orders. (Photo: Chris Eger/Guns.com) Second Amendment groups and gun stores are joining forces and lawyering up to remain open in the face of state and …

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The Ultimate DIY Shotgun Course Fun Fest

[embedded content] I’m always looking for exciting new ways to have some fun with my guns, and I think I’ve come up with what is quite possibly the ultimate DIY shotgun course. I want to share it with you. THE COURSE You’ll need a little land or a friend with some. It’s best to have no …

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Is New Orleans on a Path to Repeat the Errors of Katrina?

Learn from your mistakes. That’s solid advice, but hardly axiomatic. In reality, we are all too frequently reminded of philosopher George Santayana’s famous statement; “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Is that what we are beginning to see in New Orleans? In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina striking New Orleans …

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Beat Coronavirus Boredom with a Word Search: Glock Edition

In an effort to help you beat the inevitable isolation boredom, we at Guns.com are bringing you a variety of fun, entertaining content to beat the boredom blues. For those word gurus out there who want to pass the time, check out our Glock inspired word search. Click on the image to try out our …

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