Concealed Pistol Unholstered to Stop Crime

A customer with a concealed pistol license in a Royal Oak market parking lot appears to have prevented a knife-wielding man from harming people. David Harold Shuten, 43, of Madison Heights, was arrested there Monday on two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon and was forced to remain on the scene at gunpoint until police arrived. You won’t find this story on the Brady Campaign’s website, but it’s here…

Winchester Brings Back the 1892 Large Loop Carbine

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The distinctive look of  the Winchester 1892 large loop carbine rifle was the dream of many  young boys and old men who watched the gun being used on TV shows and  in movies 50 years ago.   Watching their favorite actor handle the  rifle with one hand was the envy of every want-to- be cowboy.  Short video here:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GP1GIlUCbiQ

Winchester Repeating Arms  is helping make those dreams come true with the introduction of the  1892 Large Loop Carbine back in to their rifle line for 2012.  Read more

Cannonball Kills Woman

POTRERO, Calif. (AP) — California authorities indicate a 33-year-old San Diego County woman was killed by a cannonball fired by her husband and another man.  U-T San Diego reports the woman was found dead at about 12:15 a.m. Tuesday after the ball slammed into her home at the Twin Lakes Resort mobile home park in Potrero,near the Mexican border.  State fire Capt. Mike Mohler says the men told authorities they were working on the cannon nearby when it went off. and one man was treated at a hospital for injuries he suffered when the cannon went off.

I think maybe the cannon needs more work…GW

Burris Introduces New Generation Red Dot Sight

GREELEY, Colo. (March 6, 2012) – Burris is pleased to announce the introduction of the latest generation in red-dot sights with the launch of FastFire™ï¡¿ III – the ideal sight solution for pinpoint accuracy on handguns, shotguns and rifles. The FastFire III is extremely fast, rugged and low profile. This newest addition of the FastFire line is ideal for tactical applications with the choice of either a 3 MOA or an 8 MOA dot. Read more

Twin Pro-Gun Rulings Issued

Pro-gun groups won a pair of legal decisions yesterday.  A federal court in Maryland ruled that the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms extends beyond the home and that citizens may not be required to offer “a good and substantial reason” for obtaining concealed carry permits. The case, Woollard v. Sheridan, was brought in 2010 by the Second Amendment Foundation on behalf of Maryland resident Raymond Woollard who was denied his concealed carry permit. Read more

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