Illinois Adopts Ban on ‘Assault Weapons,’ Mags over 10 Rds

Illinois Adopts Ban on ‘Assault Weapons,’ Mags over 10 Rds

Some 12 million Illinois residents now must deal with the fallout from a rushed prohibition on commonly owned firearms and their magazines. Democrat Gov. Jay Robert “J.B.” Pritzker, a billionaire that Forbes describes as “the richest politician in office in the U.S.” who was backed for office by President Obama and national anti-gun groups, signed an “assault weapon” ban into law on Tuesday, just…

National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act Introduced in GOP Controlled House

National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act Introduced in GOP Controlled House

With the lower chamber of Congress under new management, a fresh bipartisan proposal for installing national concealed carry reciprocity has been introduced. The concept to sidestep a patchwork of reciprocity laws and agreements between states has been kicking around Capitol Hill for a decade and even made it through a Republican-controlled House in 2017 only to die in the Senate. Its…

Taming the SFAR: How Ruger’s Small-Frame .308 Runs Suppressed

Taming the SFAR: How Ruger’s Small-Frame .308 Runs Suppressed

Taming the SFAR: How Ruger’s Small-Frame .308 Runs Suppressed We’ve been wringing out the SFAR for several weeks and, with the first 500 rounds in the rearview, decided to go for some quiet time. Ruger’s new Small-Frame Autoloading Rifle is aptly named, as it is a .308 Winchester-chambered AR that, rather than dog pile atop the familiar AR-10/SR-25…

Mossberg Patriot LR Tactical Bolt-Action Rifles

Mossberg Patriot LR Tactical Bolt-Action Rifles

Mossberg Patriot LR Tactical Bolt-Action Rifles Available in .308, 6.5 Creedmoor, and 6.5 PRC, Mossberg has added the new Patriot Long Range Tactical bolt-action rifle series to its catalog for 2023. Using an adjustable, customizable MDT Field Stock chassis system and fed from a standard AICS-style metal magazine, Mossberg lends its popular Patriot bolt-action platform and in-house LBA adjustable…