Month: December 2020

Counseling on Gun Safety Could Cut Suicide Rate in Military: Study – U.S. News & World Report


By Cara Murez, HealthDay Reporter(HealthDay)TUESDAY, Dec. 29, 2020 (HealthDay News) — When U.S. military personnel get gun locks and counseling on safe storage of their weapons, they store those guns safely, and that could be key to lowering the military suicide rate, researchers report.”Suicide mortality is higher in…

Nevada breaks gun sale record in 2020 amid pandemic, social unrest and contentious elections – The Nevada Independent


Between a global pandemic, protests over racial injustice and a highly contentious presidential election, firearm sales in Nevada spiked in 2020, with the first 10 months of gun sales already 57 percent greater than all gun sales made in 2019. Through the first week of November, the state…

Pettengill: The Civil War’s Only Hammerless Revolver Pettengill – AmmoLand Shooting Sports News


Pettengill revolver actions were easily gummed up by blackpowder residue. (Rock Island Auction Co) U.S.A. –-( Countless revolver variations found their way into the hands of soldiers, both North and South, during the Civil War. From the diminutive Smith & Wesson Model 1 to the heavy-handed LeMat and everything in…