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Editor-In-Chief Jacki Billings

Jacki Billings delved into the world of guns while working towards her black belt in Yongmudo. Armed with a degree in journalism, she’s penned thousands of articles for the gun industry. She’s passionate about self-defense and sharing what works (and what doesn’t) with readers.


Pistol Braces & The ATF: What You Need to Know [UPDATED]

We’re diving into the long-standing beef between pistol braces and the ATF to get you spun up on all the info you need to know. (Read)


Weekly Wrap: Federal Assault Weapons Ban Proposed & Bump Stock Ban Overturned

A new federal assault weapons ban is introduced in Congress, an appeals court overturns the bump stock ban, and Magpul nets a $20M military contract. (Read)


Best Gear of SHOT Show 2023 [Optics, Accessories & Gear]

We run through our favorite gear, accessories, optics, and ammo at SHOT Show 2023. Come see what we liked! (Read)


Best Guns of SHOT Show 2023

We took a tour around the SHOT Show 2023 floor in Las Vegas to find the best guns the market had to offer. Come see what we found! (Read)


Weekly Wrap: IL Wants to Ban “Assault Weapons” & FN Launches New Suppressor

Illinois reps attempt to ban assault weapons ahead of 2023, Black Friday sales boom for gun industry, and FN releases a new suppressor. (Read)


PrairieFire Named as Potential Acquiror of Front Sight in Bankruptcy Filing

After filing for bankruptcy in May 2022, Front Sight Training Facility may head under new management as PrairieFire steps in to take control. (Read)


Weekly Wrap: Biden Calls for Assault Weapons Ban After UVA Shooting

President Biden calls again for an assault weapons ban after a shooting at UVA and U.S. officials seize guns and ammo bound for Turks and Caicos. (Read)


Weekly Wrap: Judge Halts NY Gun Restrictions & Gun Sales Top 1M for 38th Month

A federal judge suspends New York's latest gun laws, gun sales soar past 1M mark, and Delaware gun laws face legal challenges. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

8 Best Compact 9mm Handguns

Looking for a concealable 9mm you can tuck just about anywhere, but still shoot almost as easily as a full-size handgun? Check out our favorite compact 9mms (Read)


6 Best Final Girls of Horror [& Weapons of Choice]

Spooky season is here and what better way to celebrate than taking a look at some of our favorite final girls from iconic horror and sci-fi films. (Read)


Final Rule on 80% Kits & Biden’s Comprehensive Gun Plan Explained

The ATF's Final Rule on 80% kits and receivers is set to take effect Aug 24. We have the full breakdown on what this means. (Read)


Weekly Wrap: Clergy Tackles NY Gun Free Zones & CA Judge Rules in Favor of Privacy

A new bill proposes free public ranges on BLM land, a CA judge strikes down law sharing gun owner data, and the clergy takes on NY gun-free zones. (Read)


Weekly Wrap: Supreme Court Rejects Bump Stock Cases

The Supreme Court declines bump stock ban cases, U.S. judge dismisses $10B Mexican lawsuit against gun makers, and the Australian military chooses Sig. (Read)


Weekly Wrap: Lawsuit Tackles Handgun Age Limit, Couple Finds Select-Fire M16s

SAF files suit against the ATF over handgun purchase age requirements, a TX couple finds select-fire M16s, and S&W is sued by Highland Park families. (Read)
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