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GIMMICK OR GODSEND? Troy Defense Releases Pump-Action AR-15 for “Restricted State” Shooters

GIMMICK OR GODSEND? Troy Defense Releases Pump-Action AR-15 for “Restricted State” Shooters

In parts of the nation where “freedom” is more of a Scrabble word than a working concept, there are restrictions and sometimes outright bans on owning the most popular rifle platform in the nation, the […]

A Good Man With a Gun: Travis Haley Looks At Najaf, Ten Years Later

A Good Man With a Gun: Travis Haley Looks At Najaf, Ten Years Later

It was after a long career as a Recon Marine that Travis Haley fought in his most famous battle—a near last stand— performing as a rooftop sniper with a borrowed AR-15. Haley helped push back wave […]

Why Are Russian Soldiers In Crimea Armed With American-Style AR-15-Based Rifles?

Why Are Russian Soldiers In Crimea Armed With American-Style AR-15-Based Rifles?

AFP Photographer Alisa Borovikova just posted a stunning photo of Russian troops arresting Ukrainian Army officers at gunpoint. The stunning part of the photo is that the soldier looking in her direction is clearly armed […]

FBI report suggests that putting AR-15s in schools is a great idea

FBI report suggests that putting AR-15s in schools is a great idea

To anyone who has even a cursory understanding of arms in a combat situation (even an academic knowledge, which is all I claim), it is obvious that a semi-automatic rifle such an an AR-15 is […]

Seattle PD officer uses AR-15 to stop man waving a gun at a bus stop

Seattle PD officer uses AR-15 to stop man waving a gun at a bus stop

So tell me something, gun-grabbers: if AR-15s are “battlefield weapons” with “no conceivable use,” why do citizens keep using them so effectively for self defense? When they aren’t leaving them on the back of squad […]

Boston’s Mayor-elect shoots down police plan to buy AR-15s

Boston’s Mayor-elect shoots down police plan to buy AR-15s

It looks like the incoming mayor of Boston is putting a halt to a police plan to acquire 33 patrol rifles at a cost of $2,500 each. Mayor-elect Martin J. Walsh is shooting down the […]

AR-15/drone combo may be America’s best hope against invasive hogs

AR-15/drone combo may be America’s best hope against invasive hogs

Despite the title, this is not a post about politicians. The best article in the new issue of the Economist is a short piece about an outfit called Louisiana Hog Control that hunts pigs at […]

300 Blackout in a .223 Wylde AR-15 Kaboom

300 Blackout in a .223 Wylde AR-15 Kaboom

One of the huge draws of the 300 AAC Blackout (AKA 300 BLK) is that it can use the same bolt and magazines as a .223/5.56 AR-15. The only downside? It can use the same […]

First image emerges of LAX shooter’s AR-15 rifle, raising disturbing questions

First image emerges of LAX shooter’s AR-15 rifle, raising disturbing questions

NBC News has the first (relatively) clear image of the rifle used by Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, in his not-quite-quite-a mass shooting at Terminal 3 of Los Angeles International Airport yesterday. Ciancia walked into the terminal […]

Say hello to my little friends…

Say hello to my little friends…

Let me introduce you to what my friends at Templar Custom call “the twins.” They are a pair of demonstration rifles that showcase some of Templar’s products. Of course, as the gaping maw of the […]