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Charter Arms 327 Fed. Mag. Snubnose Revolver Debuts at NRA Annual Meeting

Designed for legal conceal-carry, Charter Arms' 327 Fed Mag Patriot features 6-shot capacity and a 2.2-inch barrel, slick target front ramp and groove channel fixed sights.

Most Popular Hunting and Shooting Brands

…Southwick Associates has announced the brands and products that hunters and shooters preferred most in 2007. This list has been compiled from the 19,288 surveys that hunters and target shooters returned from HunterSurvey.com and TargetshootingSurvey.com last year.

Browning Offers Shotgun Rebates

Browning has announced sizable rebates on two of its top-selling shotgun lines. The company will rebate $100 on any new 12 or 20 ga. Browning Gold Shotgun purchased between December 1, 2007 and November 30, 2008. The offer excludes 10 gauge models, Silver Hunter shotguns, and any shotguns won at fund-raising banquets or similar events. …

New Orleans mayor appeals to legislature

FinalCall.com is reporting that New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin kicked off a series of closed-door sessions in Baton Rouge to encourage state legislators, in part, to curb access to what he called 'assault weapons.' Banning assault weapons is one of his legislative priorities for sessions that began April 2 and could last until late June. …

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.

Ruger Issues Product Safety Warning and Recall Notice of SR9 Pistol

April 9, 2008—Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. has recalled Ruger SR9 pistols manufactured between October 2007 and April 2008. Problem: Under certain conditions, the pistols can fire if dropped with their manual safeties in the 'off' or 'fire' position and a round in the chamber. The pistols will not fire if the manual safety is in the 'on' or 'safe' position. …

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. …

Browning Offers Wide Body Models And Storage Systems In Pro-Steel Security Safe For 2008

MORGAN, UTAH — Browning added larger size safe models in the Medallion Series and TheftGard Series giving consumers more storage capacity for their firearms and other valuables.

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…

VZ 58 Tactical Sporter and VZ 58 Military Sporter Unveiled

…The Sa vz. 58 was developed by Ing. Jiri Cermak in 1956 and 1957, adopted by the Czechoslovakian army in 1958. and was produced by Ceska Zbrojovka in Uhersky Brod, Czechoslovakia until 1983.

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.

Winchester Super X3 Waterfowl Semiautomatic 12 Gauge, $1216

This gun is billed as the fastest semiautomatic on the market, capable of cycling 12 shots in 1.442 seconds. According to Winchester officials,...

A Landmark Decision in Bruen

From the the majority decision written by Justice Clarence Thomas in a landmark Supreme Court gunowner-rights decision, New York State Rifle & Pistol Association,...