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ATF Publishes Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Revise Definition of “Frame or Receiver” (more here)


The ACLDN June Journal is out. Good stuff as usual.


For women. But not just for women.

“If you’ve said no to somebody clearly, and that didn’t work, it’s time to escalate things, not to back down.”


Ayoob: Don’t Make These Carry Gun Mod Mistakes


Firearms training

The first thing I noticed is that only 6.9% of firearms instructors possibly were TEACHERS.


FBI “Active Shooter” (sic) report 2000-2019 (pdf)



The Only Ones

FBI Supervisory Special Agent Eduardo Valdivia, 37, has been charged with attempted murder in the off-duty shooting of an unarmed passenger on a Metro subway train last December in a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C.

Frederick County, MD, Sheriff’s deputy and a Pennsylvania State Police trooper fired eight shots at a completely innocent 15-year-old boy out on a fishing trip, which the cops misidentified as a fleeing felon. Luckily the cops are bad shots and missed all eight times.

Department of Idiocy

A 10-year-old Florida boy conducting a “drive-by” shooting with a paintball gun, with his father driving the vehicle, was shot with a real gun by one of his targets. Then the boy lost his balance and was run over by the vehicle. The father has been charged with being an idiot.

Jackson, MS, is experiencing high violent crime rates and record high homicides. In response, the Jackson Police Department is offering conflict resolution classes every Thursday at the Jackson Police Training Academy. Not that it’s a bad thing, but if you think that murderers are going to come take your “play nice” class, here’s your sign.


Veteran pistolero Doug Koenig just won his 19th Bianchi Cup title. Wow.

Mississippi events

The Mississippi Wildlife Federation’s Extravaganza will be back July 30 – Aug. 1 at the new Sheraton Refuge Hotel & Conference Center in Flowood in Rankin County near Jackson. The development offers a hotel, golf course, restaurants, a swimming pool and lazy river among other things. It also features a 12-acre lake and outside space to exhibit larger products such as hunting blinds, trucks, and boats.

The first Mississippi Ag & Outdoor Expo is scheduled for Aug. 6-8 at the new Mississippi Trade Mart at the Mississippi Fairgrounds in Jackson. It is hosted by the Foundation for Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. The foundation, which provides support for the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, has partnered with the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce for the event. (We question the propriety of “private” foundations to support government bureaucracies.)

May sales

Last month’s gun sales were more than 1.3 million (NSSF adjusted). That number puts May 2021 far ahead of any other May on record except May 2020 (1.6 million). 2021 is still on pace to break the all-time record of nearly 40 million gun sales set just last year.


  • Apparently there are quite a few guns back on dealers’ shelves now. Go get ’em.
  • Nobelsport 12Ga 2-3/4 00 Buck 250 Rounds $199.99 FREE S&H
  • Would you like to have an S&W Triple Lock revolver? Well, you can convert your N-Frame into one. (I would suggest hunting down a hemispherical-ended 1/8″ ball end mill, bit, or burr for making the detent, instead of using a standard 118 or 135 degree drill bit.)
  • Real Avid bolt tool for Remington 700


“[W]hen a concealed carrier enters a self-defense situation with the goal of breaking contact — as opposed to a goal of killing or disabling an attacker — the defender has a substantially higher likelihood of avoiding a deadly shooting or making a successful self-defense claim when all else fails.” – Shawn Vincent

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