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Concealed carry at Texas A&M?

Texas A&M Students Want Concealed Carry on Campus

Recently, the Student Senate at Texas A&M University passed a measure requesting campus-wide concealed carry. As reported by the student newspaper, The Eagle, "The student senate voted 38-19 to ask A&M university officials and state lawmakers to permit concealed carry license holders to bring handguns inside university buildings."

Obama re-election sparks gun sales.

Gun Sales Soar Following Obama Re-Election

Numerous news outlets report increased gun sales as firearms fly off shelves like "hotcakes" following Obama's re-election. Of course, Obama himself has said he intends to push for a reinstatement and expansion of the Clinton-era semi-auto ban during public debates. Those comments exasperated gun owner concerns.

A Selection of Lead-Free Bullets

Lead-Free Bullets: A Problem for Criminal Investigations?

  With more and more ammunition makers are going to lead-free bullets, one crime scene investigator is worried that the lack of lead may compromise criminal investigations. “This [move toward lead-free bullets] is a potential game changer,” Michael Knox, a seasoned crime scene investigator based in Jacksonville, Florida, told WKMG TV Orlando. “Right now,...

CQB Pistols at a Marine Sight-In

First Marines Begin Training With New CQB .45s

  As reported in an earlier post on GunDigest.com, Marine special operations units are set to phase in the use of Colt .45 Close Quarter Battle (CQB) Pistols. In a move toward that transition, the Marine Corps has now initiated the first rounds of training with the CQB firearms. At Marine Corps Recruit Depot...

ATF gun confiscations

ATF Gun Confiscations Skirt Due Process

  ATF Gun Confiscations Getting “Easier” As the Washington Times reported, “The Obama administration is making it easier for bureaucrats to take away guns without offering the accused any realistic due process. In a final rule published [recently], the Justice Department granted the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) authority to ‘seize...

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Robert Hillberg, 1917-2012

The editors at Gun Digest regret to hear the sad news of the death of Robert Hillberg. He passed away on August 12, 2012. Over his many years of designing firearms, everything from machineguns to sporting pistols, shotguns and rifles, when asked of all his accomplishments, what he is most proud of; Bob replied...

Canada needs polar bear guns

Canada Searches for Next Polar Bear Gun

  According to the Canadian Press, the Canadian army is on the hunt for a new polar bear gun. It’s “on the lookout for an ‘anti-predator weapon’ with which to equip both Arctic Rangers and regular-force units whenever they operate on their own in the North. In the meantime, it has issued First World...