Calguns Foundation Sues Merced County, Sheriff Mark Pazin Over Unlawful Carry Application Policies San Carlos, CA (July 27, 2011) – As part of its ongoing Carry License Compliance and Sunshine Initiative, the Calguns Foundation has filed a lawsuit in Merced County Superior Court challenging Merced County and its Sheriff’s firearm carry licensing policy for violating […]
Mr. Helmke will step down as President of the Brady Center. Integrity is not a word I would associate with him. h/t Of Arms and the Law.
More fun begins for California gun owners. ——- San Carlos, CA – The Second Amendment Foundation and Calguns Foundation have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in California, seeking to have the state’s definition of so-called “assault weapons” declared unconstitutionally vague. Joining SAF and Calguns in the lawsuit is Brendan John Richards, an Iraq […]
After a week in the desert, I was quite pleased to find that I’ve been nominated for a Gunny Award in the Entertainment (lol, really?) and Gear Review categories from Lucky Gunner. The 2011 Gunnie Awards (aka “The Gunnies”) recognize the best gun bloggers & websites for their contribution to firearm news, politics, and law […]
AoM shared this collection of historically hardcore posters. Very cool!
On his way to Boomershoot 2011, David at RNS came by to drop off The Beast for me to play with for an upcoming review. I knew he had Orville A. Bierkle’s gun with him, so I wanted to take a look at his serendipitous find. It’s quite a story. Chambered for .45 ACP, the […]
Lucky Gunner is sponsoring a Memorial Day Weekend, all day from 8:30am on Saturday May 28th until 8:30pm on Sunday May 29th in Knoxville, TN. You get to shoot Class III firearms, free RangeMaster Training, meet fellow Gun Bloggers & Industry folk, and LOTS of FREE ammo! Though travel and hotel are attendees’ responsibilities, the […]
Someone shared with me one of the best self-defense stories I’ve heard! Below is a link to the case brief. And I said, “Where is it? Where is it? And I got it, I grabbed it by my right hand; and when I grabbed it I gave it a yank. And when I yanked it, […]
Tim, manager at Occidental Leather and the man behind TT Gunleather, was very generous to allow me to give away a custom pocket holster Shenaniguns had him make! TT Gunleather is a small, family owned and operated business, constructing holsters, belts and magazine pouches that are well crafted. I’ve bought several items through Tim and […]
Will not be participating for this year’s Valentine festivities, but I would wear this shirt all year long.
David, or True Blue Sam, the Travelin’ Man, related to me that Bea is donating a Ruger Blackhawk .45 convertible to benefit this year’s fundraiser for Project Valour- IT at Gun Blogger Rendezvous! Just another excuse to not miss it. The 2011 Gun Blogger Rendezvous will be held on September 8th., 9th., 10th., and 11th. […]
In 2005, I spent an unusual amount of cash on a modern sporting rifle lower receiver. It was unheard of then in California, and I anticipated that the newly discovered MSR Off-list lowers [OLL] were going to be banned as well. Calguns.net changed all of that. The year is now 2011. Smith & Wesson, one […]
The Calguns Foundation Team, aka steamroller, is a mass of litigation knowhow not to be toyed with. CA AB962 2009 is preempted by the FAAAA. From Gene Hoffman: Jason Davis is a rock star. Today we filed our opposition to the motion to dismiss (alternate link) in OOIDA v. Lindley. In it, we release the […]
Finished a few moment ago. I won’t know the results until Monday, but I had a great time. I’m not hurting – which means I didn’t push hard enough. There’s always next year!
At last year’s GBR, Phil of Random Nuclear Strikes introduced Rifle Art. I particularly like the “Multi-brushstroke” series. H/T to Phil.