Clearwater Parking Lot ‘Stand Your Ground’ Shooter Convicted of Manslaughter

Courtesy WFLA and YouTube You may remember the July, 2018 shooting of Markeis McGlockton in the parking lot of a convenience store in Clearwater, Florida. The shooting was caught by a security camera. McGlockton had just come out of the store and found Michael Drejka confronting his girlfriend who was in his car at the …

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BREAKING: GLOCK Wins Brazilian Contract For Thousands Of Pistols

World news outlets are reporting that GLOCK has won a Brazilian contract to supply the São Paulo Military Police (SP MP) with thousands of new pistols. The article below mentions 40,000 guns, but there is conflicting information between various news sources making the actual number unclear. The contract is reportedly worth R $53M or nearly …

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A Mini Go Bag from Steven in Ohio: Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day

Today, we’re going to take a peek inside Steven Johnson‘s “Mini Go Bag” that he keeps in his car for emergencies.  Courtesy of Everyday Carry. His mini-bag is actually an Alpha Tango Sling bag. In it he’s got his S&W M&P EZ .380 pistol.  It is an outstanding pistol for folks with limited hand strength, …

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FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: Pulsar Thermion XP50 Thermal Scope

This week we will take a look at an interesting thermal scope. When you think of thermal weapon sights they have a stereotypical look. The ATN Thor4 has a distinct thermal device look to it even though they tried to make parts of it compatible with traditional scope rings. It still screams thermal device. My …

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POTD: .338 Lapua Magnum Brass

So what does reloaded brass look like once it’s been fired six times over and over? In this Picture Of The Day, we give you the answer. This brass is from a .338 Lapua Magnum which has been fired six times and as you can see the walls are still even and good looking. Considering …

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Campus Carry Celebrates Two Years in Texas, Doomsayer Professors Refuse to Comment

They screeched about shootouts in classrooms. They claimed their students cried at the thought of people with guns in lecture halls. “It’ll chill free speech!” they predicted, if the state allowed licensed students to carry guns on campus. They even sued to try to block the law. And now, after two years of uneventful campus …

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Gun Review: Franchi Momentum Rifle in .308 Win

Franchi, a 150-year-old shotgun manufacturer, clearly felt it was high time an affordable Italian hunting rifle hit U.S. shores. Affordable? Italian? Yes and yes. Meet the Franchi Momentum Bolt-Action Rifle. Available in six calibers, TTAG gave the $609 MSRP .308 Winchester flavor a test drive. Jeremy S. for TTAG Unsurprisingly, the Momentum is equipped with …

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How to Zero a Riflescope at 100 Yards

Zeroing a rifle is best accomplished with a rest. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com) You’ve chosen your riflescope, and whether the rifle is a small caliber or a bigger bore centerfire, the process of zeroing the scope need not be a dreaded one. Even if you intend to shoot long distance, starting with a 100-yard zero is …

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School Security: As a Parent, Hold Your School Officials Accountable

Over fifty million American kids are heading back to school in the next couple of weeks. In fact, many schools have already started. Obviously, parents expect these schools to proactively mitigate risk and keep our kids safe. But don’t assume your kid’s school is acting responsibly to minimize the risk of a loser attempting to …

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Op-Ed: Conservatives Should Be Very Skeptical Of ‘Red Flag’ Laws

For the first time in recent memory following a horrific mass shooting, there appears to be an emerging consensus of many elected Republicans and outside conservative voices that “something” must finally be done on the issue of guns. In particular, many Republicans seem eager to consider the state-level adoption and implementation of so-called “red flag” …

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Madonna, DiCaprio Lead Hollywood Call for Action on Amazon Fires: 'Lungs of Earth Are in Flames'

Madonna and Leonardo DiCaprio were among the scores of Hollywood figures demanding action to address the ongoing crisis in the Brazilian Amazon, where fires continue to ravage the world’s largest tropical rainforest. Shocking images of the fires are currently being streamed worldwide, with many people blaming Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over his inaction and commitment to …

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DRD Tactical Awarded APTUS(AMG) Rifle Contract in Asia

Georgia-based DRD Tactical have announced a procurement contract with an unnamed US ally in Asia to provide an unspecified number of their APTUS(AMG) Rifles. The APTUS uses a patented internal recoil system that allows the rifle to have a folding stock and a quick change barrel. DRD Tactical will be shipping 5.56x45mm and .300BLK barrels along …

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Russia salvage a WWII American M3 Lee Tank from Barents Sea

Ready for some history? In 1943, during the World War II, near the shores of Kildin Island (a small Russian island in the Barents Sea), the USS Ballot carried this American M3 Lee tank. Unfortunately USS Ballot sunk. Some say she was hit by a torpedo, some say she ran aground and was wrecked. According to Wikipedia, …

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Justified

I’m a fan of Justified, the six-season FX series based on the work of deceased Michigan writer Elmore Leonard. The series’ executive producer and principal star is Timothy Olyphant. He portrays Raylan Givens, a U.S. Marshal assigned to Kentucky. Givens made his reputation as a marshal with a fast-draw and deadly shot. He appears to …

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Defense at Home: Once Again, Prevention Beats Cure

The city where I live in North Central Florida is well known for its extremely low crime rate. Even in the criminal world, it is well known that gun ownership in my area is substantially above the national average, which likely contributes to the safe environment. But last week I was having lunch with a …

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