Kids and Guns…

Recently, Melody Lauer of Citizens Defense Research posted an excellent and sobering blog article on kids and gun safety. She conducted an informal experiment with her own children and toy guns, and recorded the results of leaving the toy guns unsecured in her children’s play areas. You should go read it. The article spurred my […]

In Praise of Cool Swag and Good Gear

First of all, let me say that this piece is mainly for fun. If you’re expecting a deep thought provoking article, this isn’t it! With that out of the way, I wanted to talk about swag. Namely, free promotional items included in orders from manufacturers and distributors. Almost every company includes stickers or some advertising […]

A Few Thoughts on Two-Point Slings

Quite some time ago, John posted this article about single-point slings.  I must confess that, in my pre- and nascent training days, I dabbled around with a single-point sling on my first AR-15.  Truth be told, perhaps I had watched a little too much Costa and Haley coolness in the Magpul videos! Probably not surprisingly, my […]

My Name is Robert, and I own an Assault Rifle

We try to stay apolitical here on the blog, and not without good reason.   However, it’s that time of year again where many state legislatures are back in session.  With the options for national bans now out of the question for at least a little while, several states have taken it upon themselves to try […]