XDS 9 and 45 recall issued by Springfield Armory

Right on the heels of the S&W Shield announcement Springfield Armory has issued a recall of some of it’s popular XDS 9 and XDS 45 3.3″ pistols. My XDS 9mm falls in the recall range and I’ll be keeping everyone updated on how the recall progresses.  To date, I have not had any malfunctions with […]

S&W Shield safety alert issued today.

Today, Smith and Wesson has announced a safety alert that has the potential to cover virtually every single Shield on the market today.  For those with one of these faulty pistols, it is a serious condition that should be addressed immediately. The recall covers “ALL M&P Shield™ firearms manufactured before August 19, 2013.” “Smith & […]

Student shot by instructor at safety class in Ohio.

Complacency is always waiting, right alongside Mr Murphy, even in a safety class.   A 73 year old Ohio firearms instructor had a negligent discharge in one of the Concealed Carry classes he was teaching and let a round fly into a desk.  The round ricocheted off a desk and struck Michael Piemonte in his arm. […]

Starbucks Appreciation Day 8-9-2013

A small anti-gun group has called for a boycott of Starbucks on Friday 8-9-2013.  As in previous attempted boycotts, supporters of the Right to Keep and Bear will be flocking to Starbucks to show their support for a company that refuses to ban firearms on it’s property, even after protests and some negative press. The […]

Texas woman horribly mauled by 15 wild dogs.

It was to be Maria Arcos first day on a new job but it ended in tragedy instead.  Maria was heading to a bus stop near her home when she was attacked by as many as 15 wild dogs ranging in age from about 6 months old to full grown adults.  Apparently this pack of […]

13C takes you to a Close Range Gunfighting class hosted by Michael Swisher of Suarez Intl. This is an intensive 2 days class with one main theme.  Movement.  Get off the X and keep fighting.  I’ll have a full written article up in a few days until then, enjoy some of the footage from the […]

Secession movement growing for 51st State. "North Colorado"

When Colorado approved draconian new gun laws earlier in the year, there was an initial level of blow back that was somewhat expected by lawmakers in the State Capitol.  What has followed is probably something they didn’t anticipate. Recall petitions have been successfully filled, the vast majority of CO Sheriffs have filed a lawsuit and […]