The father of a bank robbery suspect who was fatally shot last week following a high speed chase and shootout with police, although both shocked and saddened by the events, believes officers acted appropriately given the circumstances. Read more
Rural Macon, Mississippi, has its very own submachine gun — a World War II-era Reising Model 50 — and while they aren’t sure where it came from, it’s up for sale. Read more
According to a recently published data compiled by the Pew Research Center, the majority of Americans who have a gun in their home are white conservative republican males living in rural environments with children under the age of 18.
Silencerco has just announced a first: a commercial suppressor for 12-gauge shotguns, the Salvo 12. It’s a modular can that can be tailor-fit for the job. Read more
“I didn’t want a gun. I specifically didn’t want one,” Dittrich said. “I was very much opposed to hav[ing] one, and I guess I got the realization that the police really can’t protect you. They can respond, and they can protect you once they get there. But, you’re on your own.” Read more
Gun Bazaar Highlights
In a collaborative effort with numerous state and federal law enforcement agencies, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives squashed a Florida gun and drug trafficking operation July 17.
Domestically, the AR-15 market is packed full with companies feeding the need for the black rifle. Although the market for new AR-15s is voracious, not everyone can afford to buy new. Read more
A Washington man charged with assault after his 9-year old stepson accidentally shot a classmate in 2012 has been cleared by the state Supreme Court. Read more
“He did some karate move… he said that as soon as he heard the shot go off, he moved and it got the other guy,” said one witness. Read more
Combat Flip Flops is looking to work with people who are interested in developing business in Afghanistan in order to bring stability to the region. Read more