In spring 2015, the NRA introduced a brand new Eddie Eagle video. Started in 1988, the Eddie Eagle GunSafe program has reached more than 28 million children with an important safety message. Eddie has a modernized look and some new friends—the Wing Team. Together, they learn what to do if they ever find a gun: STOP! Don’t touch. Run away. Tell a grown-up. Visit http://eddieeagle.com to explore the kid-friendly web experience.
Monthly Archives: December 2015
As reported, a pair of violent robbers was shot by an employee of a Las Vegas, Nevada dental office.
For the first time in 7+ years, I’ve updated the design of the LearnAbouGuns.com website. The new design is much easier to read on mobile devices, and is a bit faster to render on desktops. Any comments/suggestions/bug reports would be appreciated, so feel free to use the comments section below. Thanks!
As reported, armed Israelis in Jerusalem used their guns to stop a terrorist who had rammed his car into pedestrians near a bus stop, and who was armed with an axe.
President Obama and other opponents of gun rights have seized upon the San Bernardino terrorist attack as a basis to justify more misguided gun control laws. In particular, it is being argued that those on the Terrorism Watch List should be denied the ability to purchase a gun. Such a proposal is ineffective as a means of trying to prevent terrorism, and is grossly unconstitutional and un-American.
A holster is what holds a handgun, and can be thought of as a combination between a gun accessory and a piece of clothing. Holsters are essential to safely and effectively carry a handgun.
As reported, a contractor in Evanston, Ohio used his gun to stop a 16 year old who had robbed a coworker and opened fire.
The tragic loss of life, caused by terrorists in the San Bernardino attack, is being exploited by anti-gun politicians to push their misguided gun control agenda. Gun control laws are ineffective at stopping terrorists from obtaining firearms, and instead serve only to ensure that the victims of terrorism (and other crimes) are left defenseless.
As reported, a man was shot in the buttocks by an armed robber, after attempting to flee from that robber.
As reported, a Towson, MD store clerk used his gun to stop a pair of armed robbers.
As reported, a man in Woodland, Washington reportedly held a pair of burlgars at gunpoint and had one of them call the police on himself.
Barrel length will affect many aspects of a gun. The right barrel length for any given purpose will depend upon a variety of factors. This article discusses barrel length considerations for firearms.