Ammunition

Federal Premium Partners with Barnes on New Hyper-Velocity Loads

ANOKA, Minn. – Federal Premium and Barnes Bullets announce the new Barnes Tipped Triple-Shock X-Bullet offerings feature a Delrin tip and hyper-velocities for extremely flat shooting. Available fall of 2008.

CCI Adds Two Segmented Hollow-Point Options

LEWISTON, Idaho – CCI’s Segmented Hollow-Point (SHP) bullet is now available in a 22 Win Mag and a 22 Long Rifle subsonic load.

Fusion Adds New 20-Gauge Offering to Shotgun Slug Lineup

ANOKA, Minn. – Fusion has added another offering for 2008. This year’s addition gives slug hunters a total of four options for their rifled barrel shotguns.

RCBS Makes Reloading Easier with Instructional DVD

Oroville, Cal. – January 3, 2008 – RCBS teaches shooters the reloading craft with their new 45-minute Precisioneered Reloading DVD (MSRP: $9.95). Available spring 2008.

New Revolver Cartridge—the 327 Federal Magnum

ANOKA, Minn. – Federal Premium has partnered with Ruger to introduce a new personal defense revolver cartridge designed to deliver 357 Magnum ballistics out of a 32-caliber diameter platform—and with 20-percent less recoil.

Obama Linked To Gun Control Efforts

…Barack Obama’s presidential campaign has worked to assure uneasy gun owners that he believes the Constitution protects their rights and that he doesn’t want to take away their guns.

Lead Shot Ban Proposal Now Dead

A report in the Minneapolis Star Tribune said a proposal to ban the use of lead shot by small-game hunters on public lands in Minnesota's agricultural region has been shot down by the bill's chief author.

Wal-Mart Agrees To Gun-Retailing Restrictions

Wal-Mart has agreed to adopt a 10-point retailing system pushed by the anti-gun group Mayors Against Illegal Guns. Wal-Mart, the largest seller of firearms in the nation, cooperated in the drafting of and adopted what the Mayors Against Illegal Guns group calls the Responsible Firearms Retailer Partnership. …

Savage Adds 6 Norma BR, Gets “Shoot House” Bids

Suffield, CT - April 11, 2008 - Savage has announced a new chambering for its precision rifles. For 2008, the following 12 Series Varmint rifles are available in 6 Norma BR: Model 12 Long Range Precision Varminter single shot and repeater models, and the Model 12F Class benchrest model. The Model 12 Long Range Precision Varminters are chambered in 223 Rem, 22-250 Rem, 204 Ruger, and the new round, the 6 Norma BR.

Heston’s Political Commandment: Thou Shalt Not Abridge Gun Rights

WASHINGTON -- As Moses, Charlton Heston thunderously rallied his people with the Ten Commandments in hand. The tablet of his political life was carved with something else - the Second Amendment.Heston was not just the public face of the gun-rights movement but a good deal of the fire in its belly during a transformational time in the decades-old debate. He lived to see Democrats running away from a cause they once embraced, scared…

Gallup Poll: Public Believes Americans Have Right to Own Guns

The often fierce debate over the Second Amendment has centered on whether it was intended to protect the rights of all Americans to own guns, or only those who are members of state militia groups. The poll makes it clear which side Americans come down on. Gun owners (roughly one-third of the U.S. adult population) are nearly universal in endorsing the view that the Second Amendment guarantees their right to own guns. Non-owners are less likely to view the amendment this way, but a majority still do.

Smith & Wesson Launches Training Program with 3point5.com

Smith & Wesson Corp., announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the online training company 3point5.com to provide retail sales training support for the Company’s Smith & Wesson, Walther and Thompson/Center Arms products.

‘Background Check’ Rule Is Coming For You

On April 11, 2024, the Biden Administration’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives issued a new rule to expand background-check requirements for private...