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The 2008 Elections Part III: Key Federal Races

While the 2008 election for president has dominated much of the gun rights debate, there are many other federal seats up for grabs this November.

Lobbyist Exposes Obama’s True Views on Second Amendment

An open letter from an inside lobbyist who worked directly with Barack Obama while State Senator, says gun owners are fooled if they believe his 'I support the Second Amendment' rhetoric.

Gun Review: Smith & Wesson M&P Auto Pistol

Mostly praised for its features and functionality, the new Smith & Wesson M&P may be notable for something even more important: a manufacturer's willingness to listen to the end users of its product.

Gun Review: Taurus PT 24/7 OSS DS

When Taurus originally came out with the 24/7 line, everyone talked about the ergonomics, light weight and wonderful grip. Now the Taurus 24/7 OSS DS offers all these features plus a longer barrel and sight radius - and the new double strike feature lets you simply pull the trigger again on a misfire.

Senator John McCain and Gun Owners: A Strained Relationship

This is the second in a four-part series on the 2008 elections and the Second Amendment. The series will examine: the presidential candidates; other key federal elections; and, state and local elections of note.

The 2008 Elections Part I: The Senator From Illinois

This is the first of a four-part series on the 2008 elections and the Second Amendment. The series will examine the presidential candidates, other critical federal elections, and noteworthy state and local elections.

Hands On! Alpen Apex Binoculars Great for Duty Use

The Alpen APEX binos, Model 495 offer 10x42 magnification in an amazingly small and tough package.
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Cowboy Up: Cowboy Action Shooting Primer

A brief primer on cowboy action shooting, partner. The gun writer with no name gives today's gun fighters a run for their money.

Gun Review: S&W 317 AirLite

When Dan Shideler first saw the Smith & Wesson Model 317 AirLite .22 Snubbie, his reaction was, "You gotta be kidding."

Hands On! AOM150 Paratrooper Model Revives a Classic

The M-1 Carbine Paratrooper Model is back. This .30 caliber rifle with a walnut stock and folding buttstock is as true a reproduction of the original as can be made.

Gun Review: Wilson Combat Standard Model

If you need a shotgun for self-defense, police work or military operations, you want something that will never fail you. Get your hands on a Wilson Combat Standard Model.

Handgun Maintenance for Reliability

A dirty gun will eventually start to affect reliability. Because you don't know when you'll need your weapon, it's imperative to keep it cleaned and lubricated after each shooting session.

Free M-16s! A Tactical Bargain for Law Enforcement

The U.S. Department of Defense, through state law-enforcement support office, will provide your agency with a quantity of M-16 A1 full-auto rifles in an amount commensurate with your department's number of officers and the population of your jurisdiction.

Hands On! Trijicon Reflex Gets You On Target, Fast

The new Trijicon Reflex is a non-magnified, self-luminous sight engineered to provide additional light gathering capabilities.

From Mexico, With Love

Obviously, there could be no practical use for a BB gun that used a .22 blank cartridge as a propellant; which meant, of course, Dan Shideler just had to have one.

Gun Review: Taurus PT-1911 AR

The Taurus PT-1911 AR provides all the performance of a custom handgun in a package that won't break the bank. It's a faithful representation of the 1911 platform with a great trigger to boot.

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