From the Editor

A recent story in the Washington Post reported that in the first couple of months following the election of Donald Trump as president, firearm and ammunition sales “dropped precipitously,” but a careful reading of data from the FBI’s National Instant Check System suggests things were not so bad. The story said, “Gun clubs and … Read More...

A Girl (and Her Horse) on a Competitive Shooting Course

By Peggy Tartaro, Executive Editor Cowboy mounted shooting (also called western mounted shooting and mounted shooting) is a competitive equestrian sport … Read More...

Mild Shooting and Useful .32 Caliber Revolvers

By Bob Campbell, Contributing Editor Among my favorite revolvers are those chambered for the .32 caliber cartridges. The .32-20 WCF is the largest and most … Read More...

New Defensive Handgun Loads from Black Hills Ammunition

By Joseph P. Tartaro, SAF President When it comes to precision rifle loads, many people turn to Black Hills Ammunition, in part because the South Dakota firm is … Read More...


Organized Medicine Misses Mark on Guns

Organized Medicine Misses Mark on Guns by Dr. LateBloomer Much has been written and many hands have been wrung by … Read More...

Charter Arms Announces Four New Undercover Lite Revolvers

By Dave Workman Contributing Editor For decades, Charter Arms has turned out rugged, reliable, budget-priced … Read More...


Federal Judge OK’s Remington Rifle Class Action Settlement

Dave Workman Contributing Editor A senior US District Court judge in the Western District of Missouri has approved a settlement in a lawsuit against Remington firearms, according to CNBC. The ruling, by Judge Ortrie D. Smith, has drawn some attention from the National Law Journal. A report in that publication looked at class action lawsuits, […]

Ruger’s Reliable and Useful 10/22 M1 Carbine

    By Bob Campbell, Contributing Editor Among the most useful, reliable and practically accurate .22 caliber rifles made is the Ruger 10/22. Introduced in 1964, the Ruger 10/22 has become the most popular .22 rimfire rifle in America. My experience with the rifle goes back some forty years. I have enjoyed excellent results with […]

Missouri Student Wins SCTP Title, Browning Scholarship

Missouri Student Wins SCTP Title, Browning Scholarship The 2016 Scholastic Clay Target Program’s (SCTP) National team Championships at the Cardinal Shooting Center in Marengo, OH, July 9-16 attracted nearly 3,000 young shooters from across the nation. When all the coaches, parents and supporters are added in, the number swells to some 10,000 people assembled to […]