Recent Gun News

Today
In the referendum on Thursday, British voters in a majority of 51.9% to 48.1% chose to leave the European Union after forty-three years of stand-offish membership. The fallout is still coming, and the long-term consequences are yet to be determined, but Prime Minister David Cameron announced his intention to step [...]
Sat, Jun 25, 2016
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David Michel, Jr.
The parents of David Michel, Jr. said he always wanted to be a police officer from the time he was a little kid. (Photo: JPSO) A Jefferson Parish Sheriff's deputy was shot and killed during a pedestrian stop in New Orleans Wednesday afternoon, and while the suspect is in custody, an [...]
Sat, Jun 25, 2016
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Earlier
NRA Executive Vice President Wayne La Pierre (Photo: Face the Nation)
NRA Executive Vice President Wayne La Pierre (Photo: Face the Nation) The recent slew of mass shootings has prompted legislators to act and burned several important issues into the American political discourse on guns. A sit-in staged by House Democrats this week brought further attention to gun control, particularly to a measure [...]
Fri, Jun 24, 2016
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A throwback to the days of punt guns and market hunting, Ashley Hlebinsky with the Cody Museum shows off an almost comically huge shotgun in their collection. For the record, 4-gauge guns typically had a bore of 1.326 inches/caliber (that's 34mm) and the average shell could pack about 8-ounces of lead [...]
Fri, Jun 24, 2016
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(Photo: Marine Corps)
(Photo: Marine Corps) One of the men in the country's most famous war photograph was misidentified, the Marine Corps said Thursday. The iconic photograph, by Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal, shows six men raising the flag atop Mt. Suribachi during the battle of Iwo Jima in 1945. It was thought John Bradley, a [...]
Fri, Jun 24, 2016
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