By Charlie Lunan Following eight years of explosive growth that saw the number of federally licensed manufacturers more than triple, the firearms industry poised for consolidation. Sales data from SSI Data show year-over-year sales of firearms declined in the high single digits in December, compared with a 16.4-percent decline in
A Tennessee lawmaker has proposed a bill that would loosen state gun laws and bring Tennessee in line with most of its bordering states. House Bill 40, introduced last week by Rep. Micah Van Huss, would eliminate the need to obtain a permit in order to openly carry a handgun.
Chicago’s homicide rate increased 58% in 2016, rare for a city of its size (Photo: AP) The University of Chicago published its annual Crime Lab report on Tuesday, offering informative statistics but precious few reasons for the drastic increase in gun violence Chicago saw in 2016. According to the report, there
Kel-Tec’s Chad Enos showed us some of the new guns he’s excited about, namely a “monstrosity of a bullpup” shotgun and a compact rifle you’ll “put in your bag and forget about.” The RDB S model — S for survival — has a 16-inch barrel and will come with fold-down sights.
Chelsea Manning was born Bradley Manning, but announced his plans to transition into a woman in 2013. Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst who is serving a 35-year sentence for sharing military documents with WikiLeaks, will walk free in May thanks to a commutation granted by President Obama on
Members of Moms Demand Action protest outside the Texas Capitol (Photo: Austin American-Statesman) Gun control groups Moms Demand Action and Everytown for Gun Safety rallied more than 200 activists Tuesday to march at the Texas Capitol in Austin. The activists came in droves to lobby against recent proposals in the Texas
Leanard Pennelas-Escobar has no prior criminal history and it’s unclear why he was in the country. (Photo: AP) The man responsible for the attack of a state trooper on an Arizona highway last week was in the United States illegally at the time of the assault, Department of Public Safety
The entire system laid out at SHOT Show. The company intends to tweak the holsters for launch in Summer 2017. (Photo: Jacki Billings) Holster maker Alien Gear unveiled plans for a new holster system called the Shape Shift that will hit stores this summer. The company launched the system during a press
The Kalamazoo Public Schools Board wants to ban guns at all schools within the district. (Photo: MLive) The Kalamazoo Public Schools Board introduced a proposal to ban guns from all schools within its borders at a meeting in the Michigan school district last week. The board’s policy would prohibit staff, students and
The Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show’s “Industry at the Range Day” kicked off Monday with more than 200 registered exhibitors showing off their guns and gear and several hundred others perusing them. Veteran-owned, San Diego-based Predator Warpaint took self-defense post-apocalyptic with the zombie club. Get your camo-paint-sun-proofing on with Predator