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GB-22-834x469 A police officer hammers a pistol during an exercise to destroy seized weapons in Caracas, Venezuela August 17, 2016. REUTERS/Marco Bello The author's Colt 6920 AR-15, which has given him years of reliable service over thousands of rounds of ammunition fired.

Meet the “Black Rifle”: An Introduction to the AR-15

It’s no good to discuss how firearms work without also giving the context surrounding the firearms themselves. With that said, let’s talk about the AR-15, its copycats, competitors, and relatives. Together these rifles share space under the loose umbrella [Read More…]

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Gun Control 101

Whenever anyone, regardless of their political views, asks me about guns, I talk to them openly and empathetically, and then I offer to take them shooting – and emphasize that we’ll do it safely. Out of those I’ve offered range trips to, most of [Read More…]

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Zimbabwe Poster

Sear and Hammer created this poster: Zimbabwe is a state in chaos. The dictator president, Robert Mugabe, has destroyed the country. Zimbabwe police have ordered all civilians to surrender firearms in what insiders said was a precautionary measure in a charged country [Read More…]

Gun Control in Burma

An interesting although unsurprising article about gun law in Burma (Myanmar): A 1951 law bans possession of automatic weapons, grenades, and explosives with the intent to commit high treason. A rather narrowly-tailored law, at first glance. However, the law states that [Read More…]