BRIEFING ROOM Dangerous Trends

Lately I have seen some dangerous trends developing. The first is not maintaining control of your firearm, and the second is carrying a pistol with an empty chamber. Let’s address the latter first. Rule 1 states, “All guns are always loaded.” I like training on a “hot” range, where everyone’s guns are always loaded. The

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REPORTING FOR DUTY: Atlas Titan Operator

Photos by Straight 8 Custom Photography Awhile back, I was asked to evaluate a new pistol called the Titan Operator from Atlas Gunworks. The Titan Operator (TO) is billed as being suitable for duty and tactical applications. My first thought as I picked up the pistol was, “This thing’s massive!” TITAN OPERATOR DETAILS Overall length

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BRIEFING ROOM War on Law Enforcement

Since the beginning of 2018, at least 45 law enforcement officers across the U.S. have been killed while on duty. This works out to slightly less than two officers killed per week. While not on track to match the horrendous numbers of 2017 (129 officers killed) and 2016 (135 officers killed), as this is written,

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BRIEFING ROOM: No More Compromises

Those who would spit on the Constitution and turn free men into slaves by disarming them are fond of saying they only want a “compromise” for “common-sense” gun control. The very definition of compromise is give and take. In the minds of gun-control fanatics, this mean we give and they take. Beware of wolves dressed

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BRIEFING ROOM: The Gloves Are Off

The cry by liberal politicians has been, “We don’t want to take your guns. We only want ‘sensible’ gun regulations.” Lately, however, they have become more brazen and admitted they don’t want to take some guns, they want to take all guns. In March of this year, retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens called

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BRIEFING ROOM: Backdoor Gun Control

Historically, people who would deprive us of our Second Amendment rights have been confined to the halls of Congress. Being largely unsuccessful on that front, they are trying to silence us in other ways. To be specific, this includes social media, retail outlets, and proposed new taxes. It’s no secret that some social media outlets

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Ambidextrous magazine release is perfectly placed and ergonomic.

FULLY LOADED Mossberg 590M Tri-Rail Shotgun

Photos by Straight 8 Custom Photography To paraphrase Mark Twain, “The reports of the death of shotguns for defense have been greatly exaggerated.” As long guns are concerned, M4-type carbines currently reign as king. But no weapon is more versatile than the shotgun. It can use slugs, buckshot, birdshot, breaching, less-than-lethal, and chemical agents (such

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