On October 24, 2019, Franklin Armory filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the State of New Jersey challenging actions of the New Jersey State Police, which had outlawed sale of Franklin Armory's Reformation series of firearms.
Reader Don comes up with an interesting idea: Listing the top five or ten firearms by smallest grouping. Several readers also say, ‘Thanks, but no thanks' and oppose universal background checks.
Reader Russell takes issue with some of our legal self-defense advice regarding gun modifications. Because he's now in the Age of Arthritis, Reader Taylor wishes for the return of tip-up 380s.
Reader PM resubscribed after many years to get our 2nd Amendment reporting and commentary. Reader Richard got his latest issue in the mail, and it was "trimmed" on the side. Here's how to resolve that.
One of the issues gun owners face is whom to believe when politicians stake out policy positions on gun controls they would implement if they are elected to higher office.
Reader Murrell likes the look of the Blackhawk ARC, but not the gun fit. Reader Brendan shows how to enjoy a good Gun Tests read in style and comfort. And Reader Paul mixed shooting and sparking well.
But I believe real-life owners of guns — purchasers — usually tell more truth about product performance in the comments sections of various retailers. I assiduously read such comments, looking for online complaints that are worth checking out when I buy our guns and shoot them head to head. If we can't duplicate an issue that has come up, we don't report it — it's just gossip if we can't document it ourselves. But, occasionally, a nugget will drop out of the online compost, making the experience worthwhile
Reader field-tests the Rescue Essentials kit on the job for years and has some thoughts on its usefulness and drawbacks. Reader GW points out that some states have outlawed self-defense coverage.
Reader Walt wonders if laser trainers can be used for air rifle and smallbore programs. Great idea — perhaps one can. Reader Mark says that where he shops, tube-mag shotguns continue to rule.
It seems gun companies are suffering from a lack of "fear-based buying" because consumers aren't worried about stricter gun control while Donald Trump is in office. Also, ammo sales have been hit by consumers buying fewer bullets because they stockpiled during past scares, according to Markets Insider, a stock-tracking firm (Markets@BusinessInsider.com).
CNN has reported that federal authorities are searching for thousands of conversion devices that render semi-automatic Glock pistols into fully automatic weapons that are considered to be machine guns.