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Ballistics 101: What is caliber, exactly?

This article originally appeared on The Firearm Blog. “Caliber.” It can mean a lot of different things, but when we use it, what does it really mean, and what’s its significance? Today I begin a series of posts on basic ballistics, and the theory behind them, both external (how a bullet flies through the air) and terminal (how a bullet penetrates a target). For the first few installments, we’ll be exploring some very introductory subjects, but hopefully with enough depth that eve ... More

Improving home gun safety with Project Childsafe

By Ron LaPedis In a previous column as part of our SHOT Show coverage, I wrote about the growing number of children who are dying from guns. I wanted to continue on that topic by introducing you to Project Childsafe. This nonprofit charitable organization is committed to promoting firearms safety among firearms owners through the distribution of safety education messages and free firearm safety kits. The kits include a cable-style gun-locking device and a brochure (also availabl ... More