For nearly half-a-century NRA has urged Congress to study the question of mental illness. This American Rifleman editorial dates to 1966, and the questions it raises are still valid today. “Elimination of the instrument by which these crimes are committed cannot arrest the ravages of a psychotic murderer.”
From the April 1946 American Rifleman: We have recently received some letters asking us about the Nydar reflector sight which is now appearing on the market. This optical sight is made by the Swain Nelson Company, of Glenview, Illinois.
From the May 1978 American Rifleman: Optical sights which present an illuminated dot on the same visual plane as the target image are not new. Examples, other than the Aimpoint, are the Oxford Gunsight and the Weaver Quik-Point which were discussed earlier in the American Rifleman.
From the January 1992 American Rifleman: It has been more than two decades since the Oxford Lightning Illuminated Gunsight became the first “dot sight'” tested here.
This series of articles all appeared in American Rifleman between 1946 and 1992. Collectively, they document the evolution of the reflex sight.
From the Dec. 2003 American Rifleman, Bruce Canfield explains how hundreds of thousands of M1s had their useful life extended by several decades through the efforts and dedication of the skill ordnance personnel "in the system."