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This Old Gun: Pre-War Colt National Match

This particular pre-World War II Colt M1911 in .45 ACP pistol came with adjustable sights, marked “National Match," a factory-honed action, match-grade barrel and is in very good condition.

The Armed Citizen® June 18, 2021

Read today's "The Armed Citizen" entry for real stories of law-abiding citizens, past and present, who used their firearms to save lives.

The NRA Team Loses A Special Man

NRA members have lost a great friend most never had the pleasure of meeting.

In Memoriam of J. Guthrie

NRA editors and contributors share some of their fondest memories of outdoor writer J. Guthrie, who passed away on April 12, 2013 at the age of 37.

Update on the DoubleTap Pistol

A major development regarding the DoubleTap pistol.

Helping Heroes

I’ve heard a lot of complaints about the Kimber Solo not functioning properly. As a gunwriter, a curious person and a fan of Kimber, I decided to find out if the fussing was accurate.

The Armed Citizen® July 17, 2012

Police were called after a man shot a pit bull that had attacked his 11-year-old son. The dog belonged to a neighbor and had broken free of its leash before it bit the boy. The boy’s father retrieved a handgun and fired one shot when the dog lunged toward him.

The Armed Citizen® July 3, 2012

Rev. Henry Guyton, 71, a Baptist church pastor, called 911 one afternoon when a man at the church began acting as if he was having a heart attack. The man, 38-year-old Jesse Gates, left the church after being examined by EMS.

The Armed Citizen® June 26, 2012

Just after 2 p.m. one afternoon, a woman was home alone when she heard a knock at her door. The two men at the door began inquiring about a friend of hers.

The Armed Citizen® June 19, 2012

A man came to the door of Herschel Matheny, 82, and Jacqueline Hicks, 75, one morning and asked to use their telephone.

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