Month – January 2008

Beslan

Say Uncle points out some school violence in the Middle East that was thwarted by armed school counselors and I left this comment on the post: I just watched the HBO documentary ‘Children of Beslan’ again, which is the story of that event told by the kids who were there. Absolutely, stunningly horrific. I don’t […]

Guns in Parking Lots

Utah: Committee OKs bill to allow guns to be kept in private cars Parking-lot owners would be unable to have policies against guns in vehicles under a bill passed by a Senate committee Tuesday. “Some people have characterized this as gun versus property rights,” said Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Eagle Mountain. “Really, though, it’s a life […]

Give me that shotgun, punk

Teen bandits flee after store clerk takes gun Dover, Delaware: Two teens walked into the Little Grocer convenience store on East Division Street about 9 p.m. Sunday and demanded money, Lt. James Hosfelt said. When one of the bandits brandished a sawed-off shotgun in the direction of the clerk behind the counter, the gunman and […]

More on Arizona Senate Bill 1214

I’m in Arizona for a couple of days, so I feel totally justified in posting yet again on the bill in the state Senate which would allow people with concealed carry permits to carry their gun on school property. Today we have a letter to the editor in the Arizona Republic from a teacher which […]

ARs in all sizes, shapes, and colors

Another Gun Blog has a Cool AR animation. The AR has its critics and they aren’t completely unjustified in some cases. But the AR platform is a great system and the possibilities are almost endless. Be sure to click on the image for a larger version. Via Say Uncle.

Soccer Moms Packing Heat?

Jessica Mondillo: Who said women are Pro Gun Control? She also points out a Gun Show Feb 9th and 10th at the Bennington VT Armory. If you go to the show, be on the lookout for loopholes. I’m told they’re very dangerous. There are probably lots of shady soccer moms buying machine guns and rocket […]

Dust Chamber Testing ARs

3…2…1…Dust-Off! Note: This column appeared in the September/October 2007 issue of Shooting Sports Retailer magazine. For more info, see the startling results here, plus more here and here. Bowing to Congressional pressure, the US Army is conducting a test to determine whether concerns about their rifles jamming in the desert are justified. Beginning in August […]