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Guardian Gun Rights E-Letter, May 18, 2024

  In this issue of the Gun Tests Guardian: Senator tries to prevent gun-specific merchant codes; ATF vastly improves tax stamp wait times; disturbing poll results...

Cali’s Restrictive Ammo-Purchasing Law Declared Unconstitutional, Then Stayed

California’s restrictive ammunition law was repealed, and then stayed, after a lawsuit from ammunition e-tailer Ammunition Depot and the California Pistol & Rifle Association...

NSSF Supports Bump Stock Fight Against ATF

NSSF, the firearms industry trade association, filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the lawsuit by Michael Cargill in...

GOA Gets TRO Against NM Gov. MLG

On September 13, 2023, Gun Owners of America (GOA) and the Gun Owners Foundation (GOF) secured a temporary restraining order (TRO) in U.S. District...

Fifth Circuit Rules that ATF Pistol Brace Rule is Likely Illegal

The Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and FPC Action Foundation (FPCAF) announced that the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in Mock v. Garland,...

SAF, Partners File for Injunction Against New California Gun Law

Attorneys for the Second Amendment Foundation and others have filed a federal lawsuit for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief in a case challenging the constitutionality of a...

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,...

Miller v. Bonta Decision

Click the link below to see the entire Miller v. Bonta decision referenced in the August 2021 Downrange editorial. gov.uscourts.casd.642089.115.0_1

SCOTUS Denies Review To NJ AG in SAF-Defense Distributed Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a petition for certiorari from New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal in his effort to escape the jurisdiction...

BATFE Reclassifies ‘Honey Badger’ AR Pistols as SBRs

Gun Tests readers who own AR-style pistols need to keep a close watch on a recent regulatory change the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms...

A Blueprint To Take Your Guns

A document produced jointly by the Alliance for Gun Responsibility, the Giffords gun-control group, and the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence is raising...

The 5 Best 380 ACP Pistols

What many concealed carry consumers do is use Gun Tests grades and write-ups to identify problems and things to look for when purchasing a firearm. But the final decision has to be made by the buyer, because a gun should fit the shooter like a pair of well-worn shoes. That requires very personal decision-making for the CCW licensee. With that said, here are five handguns I believe stand out above the others if you're looking for a handgun with modest recoil.

News Nuggets

You may not have seen the very odd news that the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published an Interim Final Rule...