Month – December 2007

A shoulder thing that goes up

Here’s an oldie but a goodie that I noted last spring over at MO: H.R. 1022: Assault Weapons Ban and Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2007, sponsored by Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) and introduced in February, includes this: Barrel Shroud – The term ‘barrel shroud’ means a shroud that is attached to, or partially or […]

Call for freedom to carry at college in Texas

Campuses push for right to carry handguns I hadn’t heard one peep about this in the Lone Star State: Allison Castle, a spokeswoman for Gov. Rick Perry, said the governor would support legislation allowing those with a license to carry a gun on campus. “Anyone who has gone through the process of getting a license […]

USA Today Poll on 2A

Got an email letting me know about a USA Today Quick Question online survey about the Second Amendment. The question: Does the Second Amendment give individuals the right to bear arms? I don’t generally think much about this sort of survey, as it turns into a matter of one side trying to get everyone to […]

Hello Kitty AR-15

A couple of week ago I pointed out the Hello Kitty AK. Now Steve Johnson points out the Hello Kitty AR. California legal, no less.

Getting tough in Tennessee?

Say Uncle covers a “Crooks With Guns” law that takes effect January 1st in Tennessee. It contains minimum sentencing requirements with no chance of parole for people convicted of “dangerous felonies” while in possession of a gun. He’s concerned that the law will cause more harm than good: You see, I’d hate to see someone […]

SIG 556

With all the excitement following the poor showing by the M4 versus three piston-powered challengers in Army testing, it’s worth looking at some other piston ARs out there. There are a lot of them, and more are on the way. For those of you who missed it, here are the results of the US Army’s […]