Category Archives: guns

My take on the Well-Regulated Militia clause

Here’s the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed. has the full text … Continue reading

Saturday Night Live on Gun Control

In our society today, the main opponent to our second amendment rights is not liberal politicians, but the culture. The culture decides questions of socio-political import, and then imposes the answers on society in subtle and not-so-subtle ways. So it’s … Continue reading

A Pistol-Caliber Carbine as a Survival Rifle

Over at The Firearm Blog, a recent post describes the Aero Survival Rifle by TNW Firearms. Currently, the gun is available in 9mm, .40, and .45 ACP. Their website states they will soon add three rimfire calibers: .22 LR, .22 … Continue reading

Can You Use an Air Rifle for Self-Defense?

Air rifles are often used for hunting small game: squirrels, birds, rabbit, etc. Some of the high-end higher caliber air rifles are used to hunt game as large as hogs. So an air rifle can be used with lethal force. … Continue reading

Teaching Kids To Shoot

Over the last few months I’ve been bringing my kids to the range with me more often and have been teaching them to shoot.  In this post I’d like to discuss what I think are some of the most important … Continue reading

Getting Back Into Prepping

After a couple of very hectic years trying to keep up with work and dealing with a crazy travel schedule Butch is finally home and getting back into prepping.  That is not to say that I ever stopped prepping but … Continue reading

U.S. Presidential Candidates on Gun Control

Here’s the article at Rolling Stone magazine — Gun Control: Where Each of the Presidential Candidates Stands. As you might expect, the democrats are generally in favor of greater gun control, and the republicans are generally in favor of protecting … Continue reading

Three Ways to Prevent Mass Shootings

In my opinion, there are only three ways to prevent mass shootings, like the recent Charleston, SC, church tragedy, and the Sandy Hook, CT, elementary school shooting. 1. Try to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and the … Continue reading

TTAG: Flash Hider Shoot-out

The Truth About Guns blog has completed another muzzle device comparison test. The first two tests looked for the best muzzle brakes. This new test compares the flash suppression ability of muzzle devices: AR-15 Flash Hider Shootout. It’s no surprise … Continue reading

Why Even Liberal Preppers are Pro-Gun

In the world of politics, conservatives favor fewer restrictions on gun ownership and carry, whereas liberals favor more restrictions. Some liberals and some conservatives don’t fit that mold. Closet gun-loving liberals exist. In the wild. But in general conservatives are … Continue reading

Carry Permits may soon be “Shall Issue” in D.C. and all 50 States

U.S. firearms laws vary wildly on who may carry a concealed firearm. Vermont, Alaska, Arizona and Wyoming have constitutional carry, which means that most citizens may carry a handgun openly or concealed. However, the details of the law vary from … Continue reading

KeyMod vs. M-Lok for AR hand guards

Until recently, most AR hand guards with the ability to attach accessories used a Picatinny rail. This nearly ubiquitous rail is a military standard (MIL-STD-1913), making it de rigor for any company hoping for a lucrative military contract. The Picatinny … Continue reading